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.
National Youth Science Camp Application
The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is pleased to announce its participation in the 2021 National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp). Traditionally, the NYSCamp has been a residential science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program designed to honor and challenge some of the nation’s rising STEM leaders and provide them with opportunities to engage with STEM professionals and participate in exciting outdoor activities. Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the 2021 NYSCamp will be a virtual camp experience held from June 28 through July 21. The NYSCamp is offered to selected participants at no cost.
Boys' Engineering, Science & Technology
The one-day, non-residential workshop focuses on hands-on engineering laboratory experiments and professionalism for Middle School aged boys. 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.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Summer Program
Columbia 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:
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.
We have some upcoming information sessions about the program and encourage you to check out the program details on our website.
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 and will be offered virtually from July 12-August 13, 2021. 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. NOTE: Deadline is May 1, 2021
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.
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.
Materials Science & Engineerng Summer Institute
Are you an aspiring scientist or engineer looking to learn about how people create materials that improve our lives? Explore materials science and engineering while learning about nanotechonology and sustainability during a week-long Summer Institute! Drexel University Summer Institute Camp dates are July 12-16 or july 19-23, 2021. Please note: Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021.
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
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.
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.