As Counselors we are always informed about Summer Programs offered to our students. Though we do not endorse any of these programs, we make these available to our families so they are at least aware of the programs that exist for their students. It will be up to each family to decide on the benefits of the program for their family.
Duke Summer Session 2017: For more information, please go to http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students Summer at Duke 2017 Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program. Last Summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world!
Visit Duke's website to review the 2017 programs dates and details:
If you are currently in Grades 10 or 11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College
If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy
The Shelton Leadership Challenge at N.C. 2017: This is a six day summer experience for rising 9-12 grade students. Students will participate in team-building activities, assess personal leadership skills, participate in a service project, and engage in fun activities such as game nights & talent shows. Students must have a 3. GPA or higher. The cost of the program is $700, financial assistance is available.
Please visit the the Shelton Leadership Challenge website to access the application and additional information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-515-7115 for more information.
NC State University Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs: Programs for 4 Year Old and Entering Kindergartners all the way up to Entering 12th Graders and College Students. Programs range from helping students learn beginning reading skills and developing a love of books to transforming a students reading skills through speed accuracy, retention, and comprehension. See Apex Friendship Student Services for a handout, or call NC State for More Information on how to register @ 1-800-483-5013. Class sizes are limited.
USC University of Southern California: Please go to summer.usc.edu for more information and instructions on how to apply
Barnard College Summer 2017: For more information, including dates and fees, please visit www.barnard.edu/summer
LENS@Wake Forest 2017 Summer Program Announcement: For more information please go to apply now
George Washington University Pre-College Summer Program 2017
invites motivated high school students to engage in a rigorous academic experience as they prepare for college in the future. Students can enroll in "college intensive credit program" or the "summer immersion non credit program".
NC Museum of Natural Science Teen Volunteers Are you interested in science, animal care, ecology, marine life, biology, and more? Apply to be a Teen Volunteer at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Check out the FLYER or contact Lynn Cross at email@example.com or 919.707.9882 for more info.
UNC School of the Arts Educational Outreach and Summer Programs: Click HERE for more information
MGSI is a unique summer opportunity at Appalachian State University from July 9-29, 2017. Current JUNIORS are eligible to apply, where they will gain an immeasurable amount of business knowledge and experience. The program contains two weeks of classroom instruction, an entrepreneurial project, outdoor courses, local activities, and travel. The cost is $1800 plus a meal plan of $350. Need based scholarships are available.
Applications are due February 24, 2017. Please visit theMGSI website for more information or contact Barbara Rule at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-APP-MGSI.
2017 Hollinsummer Programs: Hollins University Summer programs. Please visit their website at www.hollins.edu/hollinsummer for more information and to register.
Rock and Roll Day Camp One week music program in the Triangle area. Girls Rock NC’s camps are open to girls, trans, and gender variant youth, grades 2 through 10. No musical experience is necessary!
University of Georgia's VetCAMP Rising Junior or Senior? University of Georgia is hosting a VetCAMP for students interested in careers in veterinary medicine. VetCAMP will house up to 52 high school students on UGA’s campus for seven days. During the program, students will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. The application is due January 27, 2017 and can be found online at http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp. For more information, contact Parker Moore (706) 542-9975 | email@example.com
VET Camp at NC State University- a 5 day summer camp program that offers high school students an opportunity to explore the field of veterinary medicine. Through presentations, demonstrations, laboratories, visits, and in-depth hands-on activities, students will discover what modern veterinary medicine is all about. Camp dates: July 10-14, 2017 July 17-21, 2017
Click HERE for the application and for more information about VET Camp.
SPLASH UNC Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program which lets curious high school students take a series of short classes at UNC-Chapel Hill taught by Carolina students. High school students in grades 9 through 12 get a taste of college by designing a schedule from over 200 short, fun classes about anything Carolina students are passionate about. Students may register for $20. Financial aid is available. T-shirts are available for $10. Click HEREfor more information. To register, visit www.splashunc.edu.
StartUp High- A Gap Program aimed to connect students with the real world of work. Must be 18 years or older. For more information, visit the program website here: StartUpHigh Proram website
Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program The 2017 Summer Immersion Program will be offered in Winston-Salem as a residential program and in Charlotte as both a residential and nonresidential program. The Wake Forest Charlotte Campus will feature six institutes: Business & Entrepreneurship, Law, Leadership, Medicine, Sports Marketing, Sports Medicine, and Technology. Each session will feature a day trip to the Wake Forest University campus in Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem residential program will offer five institutes: Academic Discovery, Biosciences and Engineering, Business & Entrepreneurship, Medicine, and Sports Medicine. Each institute will accept a select number of students. Tuition includes lunch, books and supplies, all institute-sponsored field trips and activities, as well as transportation. For more information, please view the Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program brochure. To apply, click here.