Don’t wait until the last minute if you are interested in one of these programs! Programs with “rolling” deadlines will close when they are full or at the final deadline, whichever is first.

Local Programs

Local Programs

Program Location Length Cost Early Deadline Final Deadline
Nevada Boys’ State UNR 1 week $60 Rolling 3/31/2018
Nevada Girls’ State Lake Tahoe 1 week $290 Rolling 6/1/2018
Davidson THINK Institute UNR 3 week $3,750 Rolling 3/30/2018
UNR College of Engineering Summer Programs UNR 1 week Varies Rolling 5/1/2018
Lake Tahoe Music Camp Lake Tahoe 1 week $550 Rolling
Camp RYLA: Youth Leadership Training Awakening  (click here for application form) Portola, CA 1 week Free (sponsored by Rotary club) 3/22/2018 to Mrs. Welmerink
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs TMCC 5 weeks (1x/week)  Varies Rolling

University Based

Please note that room & board costs are typically included in the program costs. Travel costs to and from the program are typically NOT included. Participation in a university-based summer program does NOT guarantee undergraduate admission to that university.


School State Length Cost Early Deadline Final Deadline
UA Early College: Summer on Campus University of Alabama AL 4 weeks $3,250 Rolling Session I: 5/11 Session II: 6/18
FIDM 3 Days of Fashion FIDM CA 3 days $300 Rolling Mid-June
embARC Summer Design Academy UC-Berkeley CA 4 weeks $8,571 4/2/2018 4/20/2018
USC Summer Programs USC CA 2 or 4 week 2 week: $4,385   4-week: $8,534 4/27/2018 (RECEIVED)
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Stanford University CA 3 weeks $6,850 1/24/2018 2/21/2018
SCAD Summer Seminars Savannah College of Art & Design GA 1 week $1,500 Rolling
SCAD Rising Star 5 weeks $6,000 5/15/2018
UChicago Summer Session Univ of Chicago IL  3-4 weeks Varies            ($5,700-$11,400) 2/2/2018 Until full
Natl HS Institute: Theatre Arts Division Northwestern Univ. IL 5 weeks $5,650 1/19/2018 3/16/2018
Natl HS Institute: Film & Video Division Northwestern Univ. IL 5 weeks $5,650 1/19/2018 3/16/2018
Natl HS Institute: Debate Division Northwestern Univ. IL 1, 4, or 6 weeks Varies by length Rolling
Pre-College Programs at Notre Dame Univ of Notre Dame IN Varies         (1-2 weeks) Varies            ($1,900-$6,750) Varies (earliest 2/5/18)
Summer STEM Program US Naval Academy MD 1 week $550 Rolling
Summer Programs for HS Students Boston University MA Varies          (1-6 weeks) Varies            ($1,946-$8,820) Rolling 2/28/2018
summerFAB High School Architecture Program Wentworth Institute of Technology MA 4 weeks $44,000 4/1/2018
Hillsdale College High School Summer Study and Travel Programs (abroad) Hillsdale College MI 1 or 2 weeks Varies by program 2/15/2018
Hillsdale Summer Science Camps Hillsdale College MI 1 week Free 3/15/2018
Liberty & Learning Youth Conference Hillsdale College MI 1 week $250 4/1/2018
High School Summer Scholars Washington Univ. MO 5 or 8 weeks 5 weeks: $8,085
8 weeks: $10,585
2/15/2018 4/1/2018
High School Institutes Washington Univ. MO 1-3 weeks $1,985-5,585 2/15/2018 4/1/2018
Schwanke Honors Institute Univ. of Montana MT 2 weeks $1,500 4/1/2018
Barnard College Summer Programs (females only) Barnard College NY Varies         (1-4 weeks) Varies        ($2,700-$7,900) 3/23/2018 5/28/2018
The Cooper Union Summer Programs The Cooper Union NY Varies            (3-6 weeks) Varies         ($1,750-$3,250) Rolling Varies (earliest 4/9/18)
Cornell University Summer College Cornell University NY 2-6 weeks Varies Rolling
Marist Summer Pre-College Marist College NY 2 weeks $3,350/$6,365 Rolling
NYU Summer Programs New York University NY 1-6 weeks Varies
Pre-College Programs Sarah Lawrence NY Varies          (1-5 weeks) Varies           ($928-$8,838) May 15
Duke Summer Session Duke University NC Varies          (1-4 weeks) Varies           ($2,250-$8,895) Rolling 4/16/2018
Summer Immersion Program Wake Forest University NC 1 week Varies by program Rolling
Summer Scholars Miami University OH 2 weeks $1,450 5/1/2018
Sustainability Leadership Academy Chatham University PA 1 week $1,000 6/30/2018
CMU Pre-College Programs Carnegie Mellon University PA 6 weeks Varies by program Rolling 4/15/2018
RISD Pre-College Rhode Island School of Design RI 6 weeks $8,600 2/1/2018 6/1/2018
Middlebury Language Schools Middlebury College VT 3, 6, 7, or 8 weeks Varies by program 12/15/2017 2/1/18
Summer Institute for the Gifted Several campuses Varies 3 weeks Varies by program Rolling 5/15/2018

Religious Programs

Program School State Length Cost Early Deadline Final Deadline
The Francis Youth Institute for Theology & Leadership Gonzaga University WA 1 week $325 Rolling 6/15/2018
Saints & Scholars Summer Theology Institute Holy Cross College IN 1 week $375 Rolling
Notre Dame Vision Univ of Notre Dame IN 5 days $450 4/7/2018
Summer Seminary Immersion Univ of Notre Dame IN 2 weeks $675 2/26/2018

Free or Sliding Scale Summer Programs

Program School State Length Cost Early Deadline Final Deadline

Neubauer Family Adelante Summer Scholars Program

(Hispanic students only)

Univ of Chicago IL 3 weeks FREE 3/2/2018
Notre Dame Leadership Seminars Univ of Notre Dame IN 1 week FREE 2/12/2018
MITES MIT MA 6 weeks Free 2/1/2018
Research Science Institute MIT MA 6 weeks FREE January 2018
Women’s Technology Program (WTP) MIT MA 4 weeks Dependent on Income 1/15/2018
Summer Science Program NM Tech, Univ of CO Boulder, Purdue NM, CO, IN 5.5 weeks Dependent on Income January 2018

Additional opportunities listed here:

Non-University Affiliated US-Based Programs

Program Location Length Cost Early Deadline Final Deadline
Ronald Regan Student Leadership Program Regan Presidential Library & Museum, Simi Valley, CA 1 week $400 (student is responsible for housing & travel) 2/12/2018 4/12/2018
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Varies (International) 6-8 weeks Free (covered by scholarship) 11/2/2017
Constitutional Academy Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA 1 week $2,000 Rolling 5/1/2018
Grammy Camp Los Angeles, CA 1 week $1,500 (student responsible for housing & travel) Rolling 3/31/2018
Game Experience Seattle/UW or LA/USC 2 weeks $4,600 6/15/2018
Project Fashion Los Angeles, CA / USC 2 weeks $4,600 6/15/2018

Travel/Abroad Programs

Company Programs
Council on International Educational Exchange Programs available around the world
ISA High School Programs available in Canada, Europe, Central America & South America
National Geographic Student Expeditions Programs available around the world
Oxbridge Academic Programs Programs available in the UK, France, Spain, and the US
Putney Student Travel Programs available with a focus on community service, cultural exploration, language learning, or pre-college (international campuses)
New York Times Student Journeys (operated by Putney)
Rustic Pathways Programs available around the world
World Strides

Summer in Oxford (UK)

Cambridge Summer Academy (UK)

WorldStrides Oxbridge Academy in Boston

WorldStrides Oxbridge Academy at Yale