Enrichment Opportunities Bulletin
The following colleges or organizations have notified us about their programs. Much more
information can be found at the listed websites or in the College Counseling Center. We will
continue to get more mailings and will update this bulletin; however most summer programs are
routinely offered such that their websites should have updated information. Please check from
time to time. Other sources of information include your teachers who may receive information
specific to a particular subject (example: music, art, foreign languages).
ACE Academy in NC: summer camps for high school and middle school students to promote
aviation and aviation careers, www.ncaviationeducation.aero
AIG High School Diplomats Program for sophomores and juniors focuses on cultural exchange.
American University in Paris – French immersion sessions – www.aup.edu.
Amherst College & Stanford University – Great Books Summer Program May 3 application
deadline Students must be nominated by a teacher www.greatbookssummer.com
University of Alabama – The Capstone Business Leadership Academy is sponsored by the
Culverhouse College of Commerce during the summer for academically excellent high school
ASSE International Student Exchange, www.asse.com.
2nd Annual Teen Writers’ Workshop is a two-week, non-residential summer camp to help teens
develop their creative writing talents. It is for grades 9-12 and conducted at NC State University.
4 Star Camps at the University of Virginia for junior high and senior high students – enrichment
programs, SAT/ACT Prep, American Studies for international students, and sports camps;
Appalachian State University – Camp Broadstone Summer Enrichment for gifted – two week
sessions for current 4th through 9th graders – a blend of academics and adventure.
ASU – Canon Music Camp (9-12th grade) – www.cannon.appstate.edu
Appalachian State University Forensic Science Camp – four day camps for students (9-12th
grade) interested in the field of forensic science. Students are encouraged to apply by May 1.
Appalachian State University – Margaret Guy Summer Institute in Business – a three week
program to explore the world of business with experts in the field and opportunities for travel;
Auburn University – Summer Programs- Auburn hosts more than 100 programs designed to
educate and inspire youth in the fields of architecture, design, engineering, veterinary sciences,
Forensics camp, musical theatre, world affairs, etc. www.auburn.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ayusa World Leaders helps high school students (ages 15-18) develop leadership skills while
addressing today’s global environmental issues and experiencing college life.
Barnard Pre-College Program is a summer college program in New York to study Media, Fiction
Writing, and Acting. www.barnard.edu/pcp.
Boston College Summer Experience Program – thinking about college, where to apply, what to
study; Rising HS seniors immerse themselves in a campus environment that encourages
academic exploration, fosters personal growth, and develops strategies for dealing with intense
demands; e-mail email@example.com or call 617-552-3800 with questions. Application is available in
Boston University AMP (Academy of Media Production), July 6-31, is a complete media
production experience for high school students. www.bu.edu/amp
Boston University – Program in Math for Young Scientists Six week residential program for HS
students, www.promys.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston University Summer Term High School Programs – six week or two week programs –
Broadreach – Worldwide summer adventure learning programs for middle and high school
students including marine biology, scuba, sailing, language immersion, medicine, culture, arts,
and leadership adventures. Some incorporate credit and all incorporate service. Contact 888-833-
1907 or www.gobroadreach.com.
Brandeis University A taste of College Summer program for outstanding teens Experience
growth, community, and inspiration w.ww.brandeis.edu
Bronfan Youth Fellowships in Israel – Fellowships designed to educate and inspire exceptional
young Jews from diverse backgrounds to become active participants in Jewish culture throughout
their lives, and to contribute their talents and vision to the Jewish community and the world.
Broyhill Leadership Conference is held every summer in the Charlotte, NC area at one of the
college campuses. It is sponsored by the Broyhill Family Foundation and open to rising 10th
graders through HS graduates interested in leadership training. www.broyhill-leadership.org
California College of the Arts Summer Pre-college: Animation, film, fashion design,
photography, and more; www.cca.edu/precollege.
Cambridge College Programme LLC at University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England – 75
course offerings. Visit the website for much more information and application,
Camp Spanish Immersion - a two to three week language adventure in Spain for 13-17 year olds;
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus; http://spain.slu.edu/csi
Campbell University Sci-Pharm - the science behind the pharmacist is a summer day camp for
eighth graders through twelfth graders. www.campbell.edu
Carlton College – Carleton Liberal Arts Experience – week long experience for nominated rising
juniors including strategies for success in college, social and political change, DNA
fingerprinting, digital photography, etc. – all expenses paid. July
Carleton College – Summer Writing Program – writing effective essays – July
Catholic University of America – Engineering New Frontiers is a summer program for high
school students to include biomedical, civil, electrical, mechanical, and computer science
engineering. For more information and to apply, go to http://engineering.cua.edu/ENF.cfm
Clemson University sometimes offers a free Economics Summer Camp sponsored by John E.
Walker Dept of Economics at Clemson and fully funded by BB&T for South Carolina, North
Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, and DC rising seniors. Juniors must apply by March of
junior year. www.clemsoneconomics.org.
Clemson University – C-CATS (Clemson’s Challenge for Academically Talented Students) – a
program designed for 9th and 10th graders – combining high adventure with high performance
academics. This is actually a spring weekend program; so, check out website and let us know of
your interest A.S.A.P.
Concordia Language Villages through Concordia College – one and two week experiences for
exploration or immersion in your chosen language experience
www.ConcordiaLanguageVillages.org or 1-800-222-4750
Carnegie Mellon – A Summer of Exploration – June 28-August 8; areas of math, science,
architecture, design, drama, and music, plus the National HS Game Academy; www.cmu.edu
Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs – rising juniors or seniors – Opportunities in
art, architecture, design, drama, and music plus advanced placement courses in chemistry,
engineering, history, math, etc. including National HS Game Academy
University of Chicago Summer Language Study, June 22-August 21, offers 17 different
languages. Register @ summer.uchicago.edu/language or call 773-702-6033 for more info.
Claremont McKenna College Kravis Leadership Institute – Nominated sophomores must apply
by April 1 to attend a week-long summer conference
College Visits – USA College Tours begin in March and continue until August. Go to
www.collegevisits.com for the schedule, registration materials, and evaluative comments from
others. Tours are led and supervised by College Visits staff and HS counselors.
Columbia University “Summer High School Programs” – study in New York (sciences,
engineering, politics, etc (9-12); study in Barcelona or in Jordan (grades 11-12).
Converse College – Summer Camps – leadership, visual arts, writing, and CSI Converse
Cornell University Summer College – three and six week sessions for credit and exploration –
also admissions workshops
CSLC (Congressional Student Leadership Conference), a program of Lead America –
Conferences, Career Conferences, Ambassadors Abroad, Washington Summer Scholars;
nomination may be required. www.lead-america.org, www.csic2009.org
Davidson College – The July Experience – is an educational, social, and personal development
program for rising high school seniors. Students will select two courses from several liberal arts
W.E.B. Dubois Scholars Institute, Inc is held on the Princeton University campus and focuses on
academics and leadership. www.webduboisscholars.org
Duke University Summer Youth Programs – writing, science, drama, biosciences & engineering,
performing arts, college admissions – registration has begun!
Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program) – Duke summer programs for high school
students include summer institutes on campus (Human Genetics, Astronomy and Physics,
Clinical Psych.) , international field studies, and business leadership, etc; online registration at
Emerson College (www.emerson.edu): Political Communication, Advocacy, and Leadership
Institute for grades 10-12 is an opportunity for students particularly interested in leadership,
government, and social advocacy. Emerson often has summer programs in the arts, such as
“Summer Arts and Communication Academy” – Young Filmmakers (grades 9-12), Summer
Stage (grades 11-12), Stage Design (grades 10-12), Young Writers ( grades 9-12); for more
information, contact Tori Weston at Emerson by calling 617-824-8940, or e-mail
Emory University Pre-college Program, 11th and 12th grade students may take two and four-week
enrichment courses (Public Health, Modern Dance, Music Theory, and much more); also six-
week credit courses are available. www.college.emory.edu/summer/pre-college.
Explore a College Summer Program hosted by Earlham College is for rising 10th, 11th and 12th
graders. They may choose from several academic areas including photography, Japanese,
Spanish, writing, literature, geology, and social sciences. www.earlham.edu.
Florida State University International Programs: European Humanities, Intensive Spanish, and
Furman Summer Scholars – one and two-week academic programs for rising juniors and seniors
(graphic design, video for the web, theater, mock trial, psychology, etc.)
Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders, Walker School of Business at ASU:
Interested students should apply as juniors before March of the junior year.
Georgetown University – Summer Programs – Summer College for HS Juniors-many courses
available in an intensive yet supportive environment; Gateway to Business Program for HS
Juniors is an intensive five week opportunity to explore aspects of business; College Prep
Program - designed to promote improvement in English, math, and college research and study
skills; International Relations Program, booklets in RCHS College Counseling
George Washington University Summer Scholars Pre-college Program – opportunity to be in
Washington DC for 10-day mini-courses (grades 9-11) in Law and Evidence, Photojournalism,
Election Politics, or Exploring Engineering or 6-week program for juniors only (undergraduate
courses for credit)
Governor’s Page Program – Raleigh NC Opportunities to serve as page for one week;
Harvard University – Secondary School Program – 200 courses to choose from;
Hollins University Hollinsummer Program – two weeks of fun and learning for high school girls;
International Seminar Series: Service Learning in Paris is a program of cultural emersion through
community service and study. www.study-serve.org or email email@example.com.
Intern Exchange International – Summer Internships and Media and Design Workshops for high
school students in London
International Doorways Inc., Raleigh NC – international experiential service-learning and
adventure for teens ages 14-18 to Namibia, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Peru – some
Junior Statesmen Summer School – Yale, Princeton, Georgetown, Stanford Emphasis on
government, constitutional law, history, leadership, and politics 800-334-5353 (California
Office) or 800-317-9338 (Washington DC office) or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
“LeadAmerica” is an organization devoted to improving college readiness and providing
academic experiences through experiential learning. Their conferences have been approved by
the NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals). www.lead-america.org
Mars Hill College “Music in the Mountains Summer Band Camp” is a one-week summer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MITES (Minority Introduction to Engineering and
Science) – challenging six-week summer program that prepares rising seniors for careers in
engineering and science– if selected, it’s email@example.com
Meredith College – Piano Camp, Summer Arts Academy, Young Writers’ Camp.
Michigan Math and Science Scholars (MMSS), University of Michigan, two week summer
sessions in applied physics, evolutionary biology, environmental science, and statistics.
University of Mississippi “Summer College for HS Students” Art Institute, Computer Science,
Mount Holyoke hosts “Take the Lead! Summer Action” - a two-week leadership program for
high school women who want to make the world a better place; Apply at
Media and Design workshops in London for ages 15-18; Internships (Banking, hotel Mgt, Law,
etc) for ages 16-18; www.internexchange.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
New York University Pre-college Programs for rising juniors and seniors – opportunities for
college level courses, credits, and residential experiences. Visit website for more information,
NC A&T University Research Apprentice Program (RAP).
NC School of the Arts Summer Session is an exciting living and learning experience that
includes two to five weeks surrounded by artists of diverse ages and backgrounds.
NC State University SCIBLS (Summer College in Biotechnology and Life Sciences) is for rising
juniors and seniors with strong interest in science. They may earn credit and be exposed to
laboratory science. www.cifr.ncsu.edu/scibls
NC State University – Academic Enrichment Opportunities (AEO) – high school and college
credit only if approved by RCHS administration; opportunity to attend NC State’s summer
school; information available in RCHS College Counseling and at
NC State University College of Design Summer Camp – Architecture, graphic design, art, and
industrial design. www.design.ncsu.edu.
NC State Engineering Summer Programs are for rising 11th and 12th graders interested in
experiencing engineering, science, and technology through week-long residential programs.
NC Poultry Science Summer Institute at NCSU is a four-day conference for rising 11th and 12th
graders with interest in biological sciences or a career in Poultry science.
NCSU Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources Summer Exploration Camp is a camp
designed for rising 11 and 12th graders. www.enr.ncsu.edu/HighSchoolSummerCamp.htm
NCSU Summer Textile Exploration Program is for rising 11th and 12th graders curious about
apparel design, business/marketing, chemistry, computer science, and engineering.
NC State University General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Challenge Institute – one week
experience for future leaders, grades 9- 12. (Public speaking, team-building, values and ethics)
NC Summer Youth Community Economic Development Leadership Internship is a program
designed for rising high school senior interested in a real-world, paid work experience in a field
of interest. It is targeted, but not limited, to women and minorities (African-American,
Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, Native American, and Native Pacific Islander). It is an eight
week summer program. See your college counselor in early March of your junior year if
interested and visit website for more information. www.ncinitiative.org, look for special
University of Notre Dame – Summer Experience – a pre-college program for rising juniors or
seniors – nine academic tracks including Acting for Stage and Film, Policy Debate and Public
Speaking, and others – some scholarship assistance. In addition to these pre-college tracks, there
are three leadership programs (all expenses paid) for outstanding rising high school seniors that
require applying by February of the junior year. http://precollege.nd.edu
NYLC (National Youth Leadership Council) summer conferences – nine day conferences in DC
focused on building leadership, imagination, understanding, competitiveness, and vision through
model congress, etc.
Otis College of Art and Design – Summer of Art – animation, architecture, fashion, illustration,
photography, and more www.otis.edu/soa or 1-800-527-6847
Oxbridge Academic Programs – opportunity to study two academic subjects or creative arts in
Oxford or Cambridge – grades 10-12. Students may also study at La Academia de Espana,
L’Academie de Paris, or L’Academie de France.
Pace University – Summers Scholars Program – July
University of Pennsylvania – Applied Science and Technology – Summer Academy includes
courses in Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Robotics, Computer Programming, etc.; rising
sophomores to seniors; more info and application at www.seas.upenn.edu/saast
Peace College Summer Leadership Institute is an opportunity for rising 9and 10 graders to
explore leadership skills. www.peace.edu
Pratt Pre-college Programs offer design, art, creative writing, photography, and more.
Presidential Classroom Summer Session More information at www.presidentialclassroom.org
Quest Bridge launches College Prep Scholarship. It equips high-achieving low-income students
with the knowledge necessary to compete for admissions to the nations most selective colleges.
If you are a HS junior who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges,
you might want to complete the College Prep Scholarship application a www.questbridge.org.
Reynolds Writing Workshop – Denison University, June 14-21 (10, 11, 12 grade); develop your
creative writing; www.denison.edu/english/reynolds.html
SACI (Studio Art Centers International) offers noncredit summer courses. For more information,
go to www.SACI-Florence.edu.
Sarah Lawrence College offers residential courses in theatre, visual arts, music, screenwriting,
Sewanee – The University of the South Young Writers’ Conference www.sewanee.edu/ywc
Smith College – Summer Science and Engineering Program for High School Girls is offered to
girls in grades 9-12, offering them hands on research; www.smith.edu/summerprograms/ssep
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology – SDSMT offers summer programs in computer
science, chemical and biological engineering, Forensics and Materials engineering, and geology;
Spoleto Study Abroad – Arts and Humanities Art, music, drama, dance, photography
Summer Discovery – UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, University of Michigan,
Georgetown, U Penn, Northeastern, Boston, Cambridge U-England, Spain – Valencia, Madrid,
Barcelona, Florence Italy, Costa Rica; college credit, enrichment, internships, language and
cultural immersion, community service. Apply online @ www.summerdiscovery.com
Other Summer Engineering Exploratory Programs: www.tryengineering.org has been developed
as a web resource for counselors, students, teachers, and parents. It includes career information,
college searches, etc.
Summer programs: UMD – WWW.ENG.UMD.EDU/SUMMER GWU –
WWW.GWSEAP.NET/SEAP.ASP Cornell – www.summercollege.cornell.edu
Summer Ventures in Science and Math is a statewide program of the University of NC. Students
must apply by January 31 of the sophomore or junior year. www.summerventures.org.
Sweet Briar College Summer Engineering Course for high school girls at
Sweet Briar College – Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists is a time for art and
collaboration with professional artists in the areas of painting, writing, and theatre. For more
information and to apply, go to www.sbc.edu/blur.
TASS (Telluride Association Sophomore Seminars) and TASP (Telluride Association Summer
Program, six-week program for juniors; tasp.tellurideassociation.org
UNC-Charlotte Summer Camps Program (Aspire, Acting, Chess, Writing, Engineering, Math).
UNC-G Summer Music Camp is for 5th through 12th graders grouped by ability.
UNC-Pembroke Health Career Opportunities Program-Summer Enrichment Program targets
rising seniors who wish to pursue careers in medical or health professions.
UNC-W Marine Biology Camp in Bimini, Bahamas exposes students to work done on research
vessels. There are other marine camps focusing on ecology, reactive chemistry, and marine
US Performing Arts Camps, an opportunity for students ages 11-22 to train with top
professionals in performing arts, takes place again this summer, using college campuses all over
the country. For more information and to register: usperformingarts.com or 1-888-497-3553.
United States Naval Academy – Summer Seminar – one week sessions for rising high school
seniors to experience life at the Academy
UNC School of Medicine – Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP) – program developed to
increase the number of disadvantaged rising junior and senior high school students who pursue
careers in the science fields – supported by HCOP and UNC Medical School – seven weeks
research, field trips, and seminars www.med.unc.edu/oed/rap
University of the Arts – College Summer Institute for High School Students gives high school
students the opportunities to study Media, Dance, Jazz, and Summer Theatre. More information
USC – Southern California – summer seminars are a four week college immersion programs in
architecture, global studies, engineering, journalism, visual and performing arts. More at
US House of Representatives Page Program – two four-week summer sessions and semester
programs – You may find out more by contacting your Representative’s office or go to
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Summer Camp in Computers and
Technology at Virginia Tech –July – recommendation and essay required. Rising juniors and
Wake Forest University Debate Workshops for HS Students are for high school students
interested in forensics. www.wfu.edu/academics/summer/special.html#top
Wake Forest University TIP Global Dialogues Institute is for gifted 10th-12th graders who are
motivated to use their talents in a way that promotes peace, understanding, and respect
throughout the world (two weeks). www.tip.duke.edu
Wake Forest University LENS Summer 2010 – Partner with university professors to examine the
complexities of sustainability through different lenses – ecologic, economic, political, and legal.
July 1131 (more info at www.wfu.edu/lens)
Wake Technical Community College Summer Camps in Computer and Engineering
Technologies – Rising 9th and 10th graders may study and experiment with game design using
GameMaker to create digital games, or they may work with engineering faculty in Robotics and
Electronics camp. Both camps are four days, limited to 20 participants, and cost $270.
Washington and Lee University – Summer Scholars Program – seven curriculum choices
including American politics and Journalism – rising seniors
Washington University in St. Louis – Summer Scholars Program – rising seniors – two sessions
– earn credit – languages, humanities, art, architecture, pre-medical.
The College of William and Mary – Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History
– juniors and seniors – three week session; www.wm.edu/niahd (call 757-221-7652)
Windsor Mountain International Summer Camp and Student Travel: -
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