Listed below are a number of summer camps that are available to students interested in exploring career options, through numerous organizations and universities. Please review and access the links listed for each program. NOTE: There are deadline dates for each of the applications, so please check each camp/summer session for this date.
Open to students entering grades 6 - 8. Rowan University's ASTRO Camp introduces students to astronomy and the excitement of scientific discovery. Students will enjoy STEM activies in astronomy and related physics, explore the Starry Night computer program, photograph the sun, and experience the magic of Edelman Planetarium! Camp is July 13 - 17 or July 20 - 24 (Middle School Students) Time is 9:00am - 3:00pm Cost is $330 Location is Science Hall, Rowan University
Attracting Women in to Engineering
The one-day, non-residential workshop focuses on hands-on engineering laboratory experiments and professionalism. AWE will cultivate youngs girls' interest in engineering through an applied approach to engineering, exposure to the diverse paths an engineer can take and the impact an engineer can have in shaping the future. Camp is July 21, 22 or 23 (select one day) (Middle School Girls) Time is 9:00am - 3:00pm Cost is $50.00 Location is Rowan Hall, Rowan University
BOLD Summer Camp
Boys' Engineering, Science & Technology
The one-day, non-residential workshop focuses on hands-on engineering laboratory experiments and professionalism. BEST will cultivate young boys' interest in engineering through an applied approach to engineering, exposure to the diverse paths an engineer can take and the impact an engineer can have in shaping the future.
Bucknell Academy Summer Experience
Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE) is a collaborative residential experience where students are invited to explore the value of a liberal arts perspective in making challenging decisions to improve today's world. This camp is for High School students who will be rising juniors or seniors. The dates are June 28 to July 2, 2020. Application DEADLINE is April 18, 2020.
College of New Jersey Summer Sessions
The College of New Jersey, Summer Programs, offer hundreds of courses across multiple summer sessions. Summer courses are open to continuing TCNJ students seeking to accelerate their degree, take a course for personal interest, or re-take a required course. Courses are, also, open to visiting students, as well as incoming Fall students who want to get ahead on their college career.
There is also information for Biomedical Engineering Summer Camp, introducing high school students to engineering in health and medicine. You can also check out the 2019 Annual Summer Robotics Camp in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at TCNJ. For questions regarding this camp, visit THIS LINK.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Summer ProgramColumbia University offers engaging and immersive online summer programs with 90 curricular options—all designed to set students up for their future academic success. Here’s why our community is the best opportunity for your students during this unique and challenging time:
We have some upcoming information sessions about the program and encourage you to check out the program details on our website.
Columbia University is a leader in online learning and interaction.
Students learn from scholars and practitioners who are experts in their fields.
They receive personal attention from their instructors.
Participants can choose a variety of extracurricular activities led by current University students.
Students develop friendships and important contacts with peers from around the world.
CORNERSTONE Summer Institute
The Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond. For 2020, CSI will run from June 20 to 26. Come spend a week at UVA with us this summer! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 1, 2020. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need.
DREXEL ALTOMARI & YOUTH CEO SUMMER CAMPS
Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is hosting its 2nd annual Altomari Entrepreneurship Summer Camps for female high school students with financial need and entrepreneurial interests (July 22-26, 2020 from 1-4 pm EST daily). Over the course of one week (June 22-26, 2020 from 1-4 pm EST daily), students will learn how to think and act like an entrepreneur in the 21st century. Registration deadline is June 17, 2020. Virtual Zoom classes. See link above for further information.
Drexel University's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is hosting its inaugural Youth CEO Summer Camps for incoming middle school students (August 3-6, 2020 from 1-3 pm EST daily). Over the course of one week (August 3-6, 2020 from 1-3 pm EST daily), students will learn all four popular kinds of entrepreneurship from four entrepreneurship professors. Registration Deadline is July 29, 2020. Virtual Zoom classes. See link above for further information.
DREXEL SUMMER PROGRAM
NAIOP – Drexel Summer Real Estate Program, is a 10-day residential program, open to current high school sophomores and juniors of color, designed to introduce teens to careers in CRE including architecture, development, investment, construction, brokerage and urban planning/ design.
Edge Summer College Program
As your students are beginning to think about their summer break, we would like to encourage them to attend Edge, the University of Delaware's summer college program.
Edge summer college program is a five-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 12 - Aug. 15, 2020. Edge is designed for high school students moving into their junior and senior years.
Students in Edge will have the opportunity to attend college courses taught by University of Delaware faculty, participate in on- and off-campus curricular and co-curricular activities, and live in a UD residence hall.
More information about this program, and the link to apply, can be found at www.udel.edu/edge. NOTE: Deadline is April 1, 2020
EXPLO - Learning through Exploration
For more than 40 years, EXPLO has created remarkable teaching and learning experiences that inspire curiosity and encourage young people to embark on a lifelong journey of turning over stones, taking healthy risks, and pursuing that which they only ever imagined.
FIRST Lego League Robotics
This camp introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and throught the process, learn to make positive contributions to society. Camp is July 6 - 10 (Beginners) July 13 - 17 (Grades 5-8) Time is 9:00am - 2:30pm Cost is $330 Location is Robinson Hall, Rowan University
FLL Jr League Robotics
It's never too early to discover STEM! Our FLL Jr. camp, designed for students ages 7-10, is open to all skill levesl. Immersion in FIRST Programs, even at an early age, positively impact students throughout their education even into careers. FLL Jr. students will learn basic robot building and programming using LEGO WeDo 2.0 in a fun and creative atmosphere. Camp is July 27 - 31 (Grades K-4) Time is 9:00am - 2:30pm Cost is $330 Location is Robinson Hall, Rowan University.
Geo Explorers Week
This authentic science experience for children ages 7 -12 takes place at the Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University. The program provides a STEM curriculum and hands-on fossil hunting with Rowan paleontologists. Campers recrive a paleontologists' field guide to log their experiences and excavate their very own fossils. Camp is June 29 - July 13 (Grades 2 & 3) July 6 - 10 (Grades 3 & 4) July 13 - 17 (Grades 4 & 5) July 20 - 24 (Grades 5 & 6) Ages range 7 years old - 12 years old Time is 8:30am - 11:30am Cost is $199
Georgetown University Summer Medicine Programs
This summer, join us for an exciting and hands-on experience at Georgetown University. Our Summer High School Programs offer the opportunity to live on campus, meet classmates from around the world, and earn college credit—all while experiencing the excitement of college life.
LSU Summer Scholars Program
Summer Scholars makes a lasting impression on all who attend, giving participants the opportunity to become adjusted to the academic, personal, and social challenges they may face as new freshmen. Participants are required to attend Tiger Exploration meetings two times a week during which important topics such as note-taking strategies, time management, stress management, career exploration, critical thinking, personal adjustment, and test-taking strategies are covered. The weekly meetings with campus faculty, staff and administrators give the participants a head start on the fall semester. The participants are able to establish their own sense of community before they are joined by more than 6,000 of their fellow freshman classmates in the fall.
The application link is available here and the deadline to apply is April 20, 2020. We invite you and your seniors to visit the Summer Scholars Program website to find out more information about the program and the application process.
Lebanon Valley College Actuarial Science Camp
The Lebanaon Valley College Actuarial Science Camp is great for students who like business and have good math aptitude. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk, so it's a great career for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching. Applications are being accepted now. Please check the link to see the deadline date.
MARIST Summer Pre-College Program
The Marist Summer Pre-College Program provides rising high school juniors and seniors both residential (on-campus in Poughkeepsie) and commuter (NYC Center) options to take courses in a field they might be considering for college. One of the top-ranked summer pre-college programs in the country, this program gives students a tast of college life in the classroom, on campus, and through exciting off-campus excursions. Dates at Poughkeepsie, NY, - Session 1: June 28 - July 11, Sessions 12: July 12 - 25. Dates in New York City - June 29 - July 10; July 13 - 24.
Materials Science & Engineerng Summer Institute
Motivated high school students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year, and high school graduates may attend the Drexel University Summer Institute Camp. Emphasis is placed on sustainability considerations and the impact of nanotechnology in future materials development. Overall class size is limited to 24 students who will work on group projects during the week long Summer Institute. Please note: Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2020 and will be reviewed on a monthly basis starting in January 2020.
Minority Introduction To Engineering & Science
This six-week summer program immerses students in life at MIT through math and science courses, a challenging hands-on elective course, admissions counseling sessions, lab tours, and social events.
Students in this innovative online program discuss research, receive admissions and financial aid advice, and attend webinars. They also complete online science and engineering projects that they present during a five-day summer conference on MIT's campus.
Jump start your future in science and engineering at MIT! Apply by February 1, 2020
National Youth Science Camp
National Youth Science Camp information for current seniors. This camp is a residential science education program for young scientists the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.
New Jersey Institute of Technology
The Center for Pre-College Programs offers a series of summer programs for high-achieving students from post-4th to post-11th grades. The programs are designed to encourage and prepare students to succeed in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, TRiO is a series of educational-opportunity programs designed to help low-income, first-generation, and/or disabled Americans enter college.
NORTHWESTERN University Summer Sessions
Northwestern University offers remote summer sessions for interested High School sophomores and juniors to enroll in undergraduate courses for college credit or to choose a two-week e-FOCUS seminar in a special topic area. For dates and further information, click HERE Apply by May 29, 2020.
Oxbridge Academy Programs
Oxbridge Academy Programs offer many courses from Archeology to Zoology. There is a dazzling variety of humanities, social sciences and creative subjects – transcending traditional classroom limitations and schoolcurricula. Our programs in France and Spain offer French and Spanish language courses for all levels, taught in context by native speakers.
Renssealer ProgramPREFACE is a two-week residential summer experience at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for talented high school UPCOMING JUNIORS & SENIORS. pursuing careers in engineering and technological professions.
Rowan University RISE Workshop
Rowan's Introduction for Students to Engineering (RISE) is a three-day, non-residential workshop experience that features laboratory clinics, exciting engineering activities, campus & industry tours, and mentoring by Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering professors and students. Students from high schools throughout the region may work with chocolate, polymers, arduinos, concrete, wind turbines, bottle rockets, air cannons or music engineering during the hands-on engineering RISE workshop. In addition, a tour of PSEG and the South Jersey Technical Park, including a virtual reality demo, is typically included in the RISE workshop.
Rutgers Pre-College Summer Programs
The Rutgers University - New Brunswick Office of Summer & Winter Sessions offers a variety of programs for pre-college students, ranging from credit courses for students who want to get a jump start on their college degree, to in-person and online test preparation for SAT or ACT. Learn more HERE
Stockton SCI Camp
Stockton University invites you to be part of Stockton CSI, a residential summer camp for high school students who want hands-on experience with a criminal investigation and trial.
TEMPLE SUMMER PROGRAMS
Temple University provides several opportunities for high school students to live and learn on campus during the summer. Click on any of the programs IN THIS LINK to learn more.
Earn college credits (and a Temple tuition grant!) and harness your talents to achieve your goals. Temple Summer Academy allows rising 11th and 12th grade students to take a credit-bearing college course, and a non-credit workshop to help them explore their interests. Choice of two credit-bearing courses and three non-credit workshops.
Get prepared for the SAT and craft an essay to help you stand out in the admissions process. Temple College 101 will review key content areas of the SAT and teach students strategies for boosting their scores. Students will also work with a writing instructor to craft a compelling admissions essay for college admissions or scholarship applications.
Develop hands-on problem-solving skills and work together to solve sustainability challenges. Women in STEM challenges students to work in teams to address issues around Philadelphia’s changing climate. Students will also take field trips to learn about future careers in STEM fields like architecture, geography, urban studies, engineering, and more.
Be part of Philadelphia's next generation of journalists. The Klein College High School Media Workshop is a tuition-free 2-week summer program designed to prepare the next generation of digitally and urban-trained journalists through hands-on training, field reporting, and experiential trips within Philadelphia. Limited to students living and attending school in Philadelphia.
Temple University Camps
Temple University's College of Engineering K-12 STEM, offers an exciting, two-week summer program for female high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year. Events are designed to foster interest from women into pursuing a career in the engineering profession and research being done in the fields of Bioengineering, Civil, Environmental, Electrical and Mechanical engineering.
Terp Young Scholars
The University of Maryland's Terp Young Scholars, students experience rigorous college courses, earn three college credits, and appreciate the rich diversity of campus life at UMD. Whether living on campus or commuting from home, students participate in activities that incorporate UMD's exceptional resources, including libraries, computer labs, and recreational, residential, and dining facilities. Courses are enhanced by field trips or guest speakers who are experts in their field.
W.E.B DuBois Scholars Institute
The Institute is held on the campus of Princeton Univesrsity. The W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute provides leadership, scholarship, community service, and entrepreneur training along with exposure to science and technology for high-achieving youth attending middel and secondary schools. Application deadling is Friday, February 28, 2020 for scholarship consideration.
Widener Engineering Summer Camp
Information availabe for Widener Engineering Summer Camp. Each day is filled with engineering-related activtiies, with hands-on focus. The activities are led by professors from 5 engineering departments (Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical). This program has been offered by Widener for over 20 years.