Available Summer Programs
As Counselors we are 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. Click on the individual links to learn more information such as dates/times.
Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center
Abby Road Programs:
Teen Leadership & Service Summer Program is a week-long, intensive program that will give teens the opportunity to develop leadership skills while learning about community issues. Click here to learn more.
Actuarial Science Camp:
Available at Lebanon Valley College. This is a one week summer program for rising seniors who would like to learn more about the profession. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk, This is a great career for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching. Registration usually opens in January. Click here for more. information.
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Appalachian State University Cannon Music Camp:
A three-week music-filled retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Cannon Music Camp offers the most comprehensive course of musical instruction in the Southeast, with intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory. Campers participate in daily ensemble rehearsals and music theory classes in an atmosphere that elevates everyone's musicianship. Open to serious student musicians who are rising high school freshman to graduating seniors. Registration usually opens in December. Click here for more information.
Bank of America Student Leaders Program:
Usually opens in November. As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.
To become a Student Leader, you must:
- Currently be a junior or senior in high school
- Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week
- Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September.
- Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC (All expenses paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.)
- Be a student in good standing at your school
- Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator. Click here to learn more.
Boston University Summer Programs for High School Students:
Boston University offers several summer programs for high school students. Programs vary in duration, restrictions in age, receiving college credit and deadlines.
Discovery Days offers a one day workshop to explore the health science program at Campbell. The workshop will allow you to explore topics such as Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Research, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy and Public Health. For more information click here.
City of Raleigh, NC Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program:
Clemson University Career Workshop:
Deadlines begin in March, check the website for specifics. The award-winning Summer College Programs for High School Students offer talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to study at Cornell for two, three, or six weeks; earn an average of three to six college credits; take college courses with leading Cornell faculty members; explore careers and majors; attend admissions workshops; and much more.
Council on International Educational Exchange, High School Summer Abroad Program:
Several programs offered to high school students whether you are looking for a summer program, high school abroad, leadership academy, or gap year abroad. Please visit the website at https://www.ciee.org/high-school-summer-abroad/
Duke Tip Summer Program:
Duke University's program aims to identify academically talented students and help them reach their potential. Duke TIP offers diverse summer programs that challenge students with fast-paced courses across liberal arts and science curricula. Click here for dates and more information.
Emory Pre-College Program:
Emory University offers rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience college level academics with either six-week credit courses, three-week non-credit courses, or two-week non-credit courses. Applications will usually open in January of each year. For more information and to apply, click here.
See specific programs for each registration date. This program offers a wide variety of workshops on different topics for high school students at many locations throughout the US. For more information on workshops offered please click here.
Fayetteville State University
The TMCF Fleischer HBCU Scholars Program is a FREE four-week-long hybrid experience for future business students hosted by Fayetteville State University. The program provides high-achieving juniors, who will be graduating from high school in 2023, the opportunity to experience college life, entrepreneurship, and business.
Thurgood Marshall College Foundation Fleisher HBCU Scholars Program
Program Information HERE
Virtual Experience - June 1 - 21, 2022
On-Campus Experience - June 22 - 28, 2022
Habitat for Humanity of Wake County is seeking teens 16 and older to serve their community through internships and volunteer opportunities this summer! The Summer youth Build program is working with youth across Wake County to build multiple habitat homes throughout the months of June, July and August. Click here for more details. The Summer of Service Program is an opportunity for students to take on a more active and consistent role as an intern with our construction team. They will receive one-on-one training from our Construction Superintendents and a certificate of completion and reference letters to be used for college and job applications. Click here for more details.
Hollins Summer Programs:
Hollins University Summer programs are usually available in July. Please visit their website at www.hollins.edu/hollinsummer for more information and to register.
iD Tech Camps, Academies & Online Summer:
Check the link for specific application deadlines for each program. Our summer tech programs are held at an unparalleled lineup of 150 prestigious campuses including NC State and UNC. From Stanford and MIT to The University of Hong Kong, your student will get inspired and start out on their long-term skill development pathway in coding, game development, robotics, or design. For more information click here.
ISV Student Ambassador Program:
The international Student Volunteer program is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to represent their country and volunteer abroad during the summer with other student volunteer ambassadors. The program is 4 weeks long: 2 weeks of volunteer service and 2 weeks of exploration of the host country. All students who complete the ISV U.S. Student Ambassador Program will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award. For more information and to apply click here.
Lebanon Valley College:
Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT)
Check the website for application information. This summer, rising high school seniors can pursue their passion and get a taste of college life at one of LIU's residential campuses in New York. The Summer Honors Institute @ LIU is a one-week intensive that will give you the chance to immerse yourself in different fields of study. You’ll work closely with distinguished faculty mentors and gain invaluable experience through hands-on projects and field trips. All accepted students received free tuition and housing. Click here for more information.
Marist Summer Pre-College:
Juniors and Seniors: Get a taste of campus life and earn three to six college credits wile in high school. You'll learn from experienced professionals and talented faculty, while studying in the heart of the historic Hudson River Valley. For more information click here.
Miami (OH) University Summer Scholars Program:
This is an opportunity for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors to spend 2 weeks on Miami University's campus exploring a topic of their choice alongside our leading faculty and professional experts. For more information click here.
National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp)
NC Senate Page Program:
The Page Program is a fun and interactive way for high school students to learn about the inner workings of state government firsthand by spending a week working at the General Assembly. Pages gain valuable experience working in the Senate Chamber, working in individual Senate offices, and meeting lawmakers and fellow students from all parts of North Carolina. More information about the Senate Page Program can be found here. Pages are sponsored by their local Senator; if you are interested in applying for Sen. Barefoot’s sponsorship as a Senate page please do the following:
Along with your essay please include your name, age, school & grade, home address, and whether you have paged before.
Email this information to firstname.lastname@example.org
NC Museum of Natural Science Teen Volunteers:
Check the website for each individual application information. 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 website for more info.
NC School of Science & Math- Summer Ventures:
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers. For more information visit: www.ncssm.edu/summerventures
NC State University Shelton Challenge:
Sign up 30 days before the start of each session. This is a six-day summer experience through NC State University for rising 9th-12th graders with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are motivated to learn how to lead others. The cost is $700 and includes, meals, lodging and curriculum. The camps run in June and July, register before the 1st of each month for that months camp. To learn more click here.
NC State Study Skills Camp:
Application period opens in January. STEP is an exciting interactive pre-college program offered by the College of Textiles for rising high school seniors. Click here for more information.
NC State University Summer Engineering Day Camp:
Each summer, the College of Engineering at NC State University offers rising 9th and 10th grade high school students the opportunity to experience engineering at NC State. We offer a multidisciplinary week-long day camp that provides an experience into different fields of engineering. Teams of campers experience introductory activities then transition to work on a collaborative team-oriented challenge project. Click here for more information.
NC State University Design Summer Camp:
Registration opens in January. At Design Camp, we welcome campers into college design studio spaces to learn how design knowledge. Click here for more details.
Each summer, motivated students from across the globe join Oxford Royale Academy's award-winning Summer Schools. Throughout the duration of their courses, participants have the opportunity to explore and discuss their chosen subjects in great detail, be taught by ORA’s experienced and passionate faculty, and to live and study in top educational institutions across the UK. In 2020, Oxford Royale Academy will be running Summer School programmes in the UK's top three universities - the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and Imperial College London - as well as prestigious academic centres in England and Scotland. For more information click here.
This is an opportunity for rising senior males. The program is held on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. Objectives include improving citizenship for present and future generations of Tar Heels. Become familiar with the structure of North Carolina government and it's political process, develop civic leadership and pride in American citizenship, develop full understanding of our American traditions and belief in the United State of America. For more information click here.
This is an opportunity for rising senior females. The program is held on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. For those that have a genuine interest in government and leadership and committed to improving the understanding of civic responsibilities. Objectives include: learning about the structure of NC government and the political process, develop civic leadership and pride in American citizenship, instill an appreciation for American traditions and belief in the United States, develop a sense of individual obligation to community, state and nation. For more information, click https://www.alathgs.com/ you can contact email@example.com if you wish to apply for this summer opportunity.
UNC Project Uplift and Uplift Plus:
Check website for application details. An annual event on UNC's campus featuring unique classes taught by UNC students. The event occurs various Saturdays during the year. Click here for more information.
United States Naval Academy Summer Programs:
Offers several summer programs to high school students who are interested in joining the Navy or have an interest in STEM. For more information on the programs offered, please click here.
Virginia Tech Black College Institute
The University of Georgia offers a program for current 10th-12th grade to stay on campus for one week where students can be involved in various activities aimed at learning more about the veterinary field and possible veterinary career paths. Click here for more details.
William Peace University:
William Peace University, a historic liberal arts institution located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, is pleased to offer six summer camp selections this year. Campers can expect to have an immersive, hands-on experience and earn one (1) college credit upon the completion of the camp. Represented fields include Biology (Ecology Research), Simulation and Game Design, Musical Theater, Exercise and Sport Science and Mass Communication (Podcasting). Registration is now open! Please visit https://www.peace.edu/about/conferences-camps-events/summer-camps/ for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Legislative Assembly:
YLA is a mock legislative session where high school students voice their opinions and vote on issues concerning local, state and national government. The three-day session is patterned after the NC General Assembly. At the conclusion of YLA, a final report is drafted and distributed to the governor and legislators. Click here to learn more.