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College Programs / Summer Camps

Wright Scholar Research Assistant Internship

Are you an exceptional student interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career fields? If so, the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AFB has a tremendous opportunity for high school juniors and seniors who plan on becoming our next generation of scientists, engineers, and medical professionals. Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher, be  16 years old or older with a valid drivers license  (or means of transportation), and must be able to participate 40hrs/wk for 9 weeks. For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Programs

The Carnegie Mellon Pre-College programs provide learning and development opportunities for high school students both inside and outside of the classroom. The Pre-College program, which mirrors the undergraduate experience, gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore their interests while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a robust student experience which is curated by Student Affairs staff and a team of residential staff who are current Carnegie Mellon students. For more information and how to apply, please click here. 

Joyce Ivy Foundation

The Joyce Ivy Foundation is a non-profit, 501c3 organization committed to the academic advancement  and leadership development of young women from the Midwest. For more information and to apply to the summer program, please click here. 

Bezos Scholars Program

The Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Every year, 17 exceptional high school juniors and an educator from each school are selected as Bezos Scholars. Scholars are chosen from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Scholars return home and develop a community change project to make a positive difference in their communities. Once selected, Scholars join a global alumni network where they are offered opportunities to connect, collaborate, get inspired, and take action for the greater good. Please click here for the application and more information. 

Anthony Munoz Youth Leadership Seminar

The Anthony Munoz Leadership Seminar’s structure was intended to provide flexibility based on student current needs. It is meant to empower students in a capacity that best suits their growth and their classroom goals. Students will hear from local leaders that will inspire students to RISE:  Realize their potential, Initiate change, Serve their community, and Empower others. (Normalizing Mental Health, Building Empathy, Having Permission to Fail, Understanding Diversity and Inclusion) To register for this seminar please click here. 

Naval Academy Summer Seminar and Summer STEM

The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is the first step in navigating your future to becoming one of our nation's next generation of leaders.  If you are currently in your junior year of high school and considering the Naval Academy as your college of choice, we strongly recommend you consider applying to Summer Seminar. Summer Seminar will introduce you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at the #1 public college in the U.S.* (Top 25 Public College in the U.S. 2017, Forbes). Your Summer Seminar application will also serve as a preliminary application to the Academy that you will complete before or during your senior year.  For more information please click here. 

University of Chicago Summer Program

University of Chicago Summer Session is excited to offer new virtual courses for students during the summer! Please find the latest course information on our website

Cornell Precollege

Experience the challenge of college study with Cornell faculty and earn college credit while still a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school. Click here for more information. 

Penn Summer High School Programs

Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Explore Penn's historic campus, engage with leading faculty, and build intellectual connections within accelerated two-, three-, or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs. Please click here for the application and more information. 

Harvard Weekend Academics/Summer Camps

This is the perfect opportunity for high school students to learn from Harvard undergraduate instructors. Whether you are exploring potential interests or delving deep into an existing one, all of our Academies include an elite curriculum, hands-on experience, and access to the insights of a Harvard undergraduate. Please click here for more information and application. 

Inspirit AI (Enrichment Program by Sandford PhD students)

AI Scholars Live Online is a 10 session (25-hour) program that exposes high school students to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford, MIT, and more, students receive a personalized learning experience in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Joy of Coding (University of Michigan)

The Joy of Coding is an online course specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power, and thrill, of coding computers to do amazing things.  Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. No prior coding experience is required! Click here for more information and to register. 

Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio)

The Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio) is a week-long program for racially and ethnically underrepresented high school students interested in exploring careers in accounting and business. For more information and to register please click here. 

 Miami University Summer Scholars Program

Summer Scholars Program is a selective two-week program that provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented, rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will get a glimpse of life on campus as they dive into a specific academic program with faculty and other students who share their interests.

Students who attend Summer Scholars and then apply for undergraduate admission to Miami receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and selective programs. For more information please click here. 

Norwich University

Are you a high-schooler looking for an adventure-filled experience that challenges you as a leader and looks great on your college resume? Consider one of several summer-camp offerings at Norwich University. Examples: ESports, Future Leaders, or GenCyber. For more information please click here. 

Ohio State Buckeye Student Leadership Academy

Do you want to learn more about the expectations of college life and discover your leadership style? Then Ohio State's Buckeye Student Leadership Academy might be for you!

BSLA is a special summer program for high-achieving rising seniors from Ohio high schools who are first-generation, rural or underrepresented-minority students. Students apply for the program during their junior year.

The program gives participants the opportunity to learn more about themselves and others, and how to make the college experience work for them. They will learn about resources that support their success and consider how their leadership style can positively contribute to their college experience. For more information please click here for more information.

University of Toledo Summer Camp

 Did you know that The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program in cosmetic science and formulation design? If you're interested in learning about the process of creating makeup and personal care products, join us for our second annual Virtual Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design Summer Camp. Participants will receive a camp kit including a t-shirt, DIY activities, games, and more! Challenges will be incorporated throughout the live camp and give attendees the opportunity to win prizes! For more information and how to register, please click here. 

Camp Canopy

Open to incoming freshmen through graduating seniors (up to 19 years of age) Camp Canopy is the summer activity all of your friends will be talking about. A weeklong (Sunday-Friday) camp the second week of June held at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, it’s the perfect mix of forestry, wildlife and adventure. For more information and to register, please click here.  


Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute (Summer Program)

Are you a high school sophomore or junior (entering 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2023) with a passion for engineering or technology? PREFACE is a summer experience hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for students interested in pursuing a career in engineering or technology who are part of groups that have been historically underrepresented or underserved in science, engineering, and other technological fields. As a PREFACE participant, you will work with Rensselaer faculty to discover various material properties and how they differ in structure, performance, and behavior through demonstrations; hands-on activities and experiments; and individual and team activities and challenges led by Rensselaer undergraduate students. For more information and application, please click here.

Spooky Nook Sports Champion Mill Summer Camp

As one of the nation’s largest indoor sports complexes, we offer sports camps for experienced players looking to expands their skills as well as beginners looking to try a new sport. Our sports and experience camps include basketball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball and sports performance and are led by experienced professionals. Our recreational camps combine games, sports themed weeks and activities and more! Details can be found here. 

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