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					                                                   Summer Programs for High School Students - Summer 2012                                                                        Page 1 of 2

                  This is NOT intended to be a complete list; other programs may be considered. Cost listed does not include travel.
                   Students must contact the program to find out details about program dates, application processes and deadlines.

                                                                                                                                                                                         Program
Program and                        Subjects                                                                                Length of
                                                   Description                                                                         Contact                            Cost          offers help
Location                           covered                                                                                 program                                                     with tuition?


Southern Oregon University                         Pre-College and community service program: test preparation,
                                   Pre-College                                                                                         www.sou.edu/youth/academy/junior TBA (prior
Future Scholars ACADEMY                            college exploration, college application preparation as well as an      1 week                                       years:              no
                                   experience                                                                                          _counselor.html
Location: Ashland, OR                              opportunity to serve as a counselor for a middle school program                                                      $500)


                                                   Preparation for college for American Indian, Native Alaskan, or Native
College Horizons                                                                                                                                                          TBA (prior
                                   Pre-College     Hawaiian students. Learn about a variety of colleges, financial aid
Location: Kenyon College or the
                                   experience      and scholarships. Practice college applications with help from college
                                                                                                                          1 week       www.collegehorizons.org            years:           yes
University of Pennsylvania                                                                                                                                                $200)
                                                   admissions counselors. ACT/SAT test prep help as well.

Stanford High School Summer                                                                                                            http://summer.stanford.edu/progra
                                   Variety of      8-week, residential program for high achieving students. Can earn
College
                                   classes         university credit. Admission is competitive.
                                                                                                                           8 weeks     ms/program/high-school-students- $12,422            yes
Location: Stanford                                                                                                                     ages-16-17
Academic Connections at UC
                                   Variety of      3-week residential program; explore variety of coursework;
San Diego
                                   classes         coursework may be transferrable to other colleges
                                                                                                                           3 weeks     academicconnections.ucsd.edu       $3,550            no
Location: San Diego
                                                   The two-week Summer Challenge Program offers a preview of
Summer Challenge                   Variety of                                                                                          www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-
                                                   college life and non-credit coursework in a residential setting;        2 weeks                                        $3,410            no
Location: Boston University        classes                                                                                             programs/summer-challenge/
                                                   students take two seminar classes.
                                                   Participants select from a variety of seminars conducted under the                                                     TBA
Summer Honors                      Variety of                                                                                                                                             info
Location: Indiana State University classes
                                                   teaching guidance of the University's most experienced faculty. Can     1 week      www.indstate.edu/experience/       (approx.
                                                                                                                                                                                       unavailable
                                                   earn university credit.                                                                                                $1,000)

COSMOS                                           California State Summer School for math and science; 4-week
Location: UC Davis, UC San         Math, Science residential program; classes designed for high school students,           4 weeks     www.ucop.edu/cosmos/               $2,810           yes
Diego, UC Santa Cruz, UC Irvine                  taught by college professors; admission is competitive

Summer Math Camps and
                                                   Math camps and programs at various universities throughout the
Programs for High School                                                                                                   varies by   www.ams.org/employment/mathca
                                   Math            United States; information compiled by the American Mathematical                                                  varies               varies
Students                                                                                                                   location    mps.html
                                                   Society
Location: various
UC Davis Young Scholars                            6-week residential program; students undertake research project in
Program                            Science         biological, agricultural or environmental sciences; field trips included. 6 weeks   ysp.ucdavis.edu/default.html       $5,200           yes
Location: Davis                                    Admission is competitive.
Junior Statesmen Summer
                                                   3 week residential program held at Georgetown, Princeton, and
School for Outstanding High
                                                   Stanford; focus on politics and the poltiical system; each course                   http://jsa.org/summer-
School Students                    Law, Politics                                                                           3 weeks                                        $4,500           yes
                                                   equivalent to one semester. Admission competitive. high school                      programs/summer-school/
Location: Stanford, Princeton or
                                                   honors or AP course
Georgetown
Carnegie Mellon Pre-college                        6-week residential program; academic subjects vary from pre-college
                                   Fine and                                                                                            www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-        $6,775 to
Programs                                           enrichment (math and science) to Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, 6 weeks                                                              yes
                                   Applied Arts                                                                                        college/                           $7,039
Location: Pennsylvania                             Music and Game Academy
                                                   Summer Programs for High School Students - Summer 2012                                                                                Page 2 of 2

                  This is NOT intended to be a complete list; other programs may be considered. Cost listed does not include travel.
                   Students must contact the program to find out details about program dates, application processes and deadlines.

                                                                                                                                                                                               Program
Program and                         Subjects                                                                                   Length of
                                                   Description                                                                             Contact                                Cost        offers help
Location                            covered                                                                                    program                                                       with tuition?

                                                   4-week residential program; rigorous pre-professional training in
Inner Spark - California State      Visual and
                                                   animation, dance, theater, film and video, music, creative writing, or
Summer School for the Arts          Performing
                                                   visual arts; held at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts in Valencia,
                                                                                                                               4 weeks     www.innerspark.us                      $1,550         yes
Location: Southern CA               Arts
                                                   CA); admission is competitive

California College of the Arts -                   4-week residential program; earn 3 units of college credit in
Pre-college Summer                  Visual Arts,   architecture, various fine arts, fashion design, illustration, industrial               www.cca.edu/academics/summer/p approx.
                                                                                                                               4 weeks                                                           yes
Location: California College of the Film           design, jewelry/metal arts, video, creative writing, other (includes                    recollege/index.php            $4,125
Arts (Oakland)                                     deposit; College OPTIONS cannot pay deposits)

                                                   20 high school students from low-income backgrounds attend
Summer Journalism Program                                                                                                                                                                    no cost if
Location: Princeton University
                                    Journalism     Princeton's campus for an intensive, 10-day seminar on journalism;          10 days     www.princeton.edu/sjp/                 Free
                                                                                                                                                                                             accepted
                                                   travel costs included

Fir Acres                         Writing          The Fir Acres Workshop in Writing and Thinking, first and foremost,
                                                                                                                                           http://college.lclark.edu/programs/fir
Location: Lewis and Clark College (variety of      is a community of writers who share a commitment to the work and            2 weeks                                            $1,700         yes
(Portland, OR)                    styles)          play of writing together.                                                               _acres/




If none of these programs are quite what you are looking for, try Google. Use the
term "pre-college". For example, if you want to find a program for graphic design,
type in "pre-college graphic design programs" and see what pops up.


Another resource is the book, The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for
Teens by Sandra L. Berger. This directory lists over 200 programs in the areas of
academic enrichment, fine arts, leadership and service, math, science, computer
science and technology.

				
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