• Opportunities will be added throughout the year. Check back often.  Many colleges have summer opportunities,  but may not send literature.  If there is a specific college you are interested in, check their website for possible summer events.

     Summer 2019-

    Cycle- This is a three-day leadership program held in Jefferson City for sophomores only.  This year's program will be held July 18-20.  All expenses are paid and transportation is provided.  Teachers are invited to nominate students to serve as CYCLE delegates, or students may apply independently.  Students are asked to submit a narrative about their school activities and community service to be considered.  The application deadline is April 25.  Applications can be found at www.cuivre.com.

    Washington University | sponsors a variety of summer programs in the area of writing, pre-med, business and pre-engineering as well as a summer scholars program. Find more information here.

    Leadership In Practice-June 23-26, 2019 and will be held on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, MO. The application period is now open for current high school Freshmen and Sophomore nominations and will run until March 1, 2019.   The Leadership In Practice program was developed by the Missouri Chamber Foundation to engage Missouri high school students in hands-on, real-world leadership training. The program is divided into five areas:  global, civic, economic, ethical and personal leadership. The students are mentored by experienced business, civic and education leaders from across the state, imparting real-world knowledge to help guide their development during the forum.  To find out more on the 2019 Leadership In Practice program and the application process, please go to our web pages at www.mochamber.com/lip/  

    Mizzou Mini Medical School - June 16-20 or June 23-27, 2019 The University of Missouri - School of Medicine offers an exciting and informative summer experience for high school students interested in a career in medicine.  MU’s High School Mini Medical School is a one-week program that gives students a preview of life as an MU medical student. The program includes Hands-on experience in anatomy, microbiology, and clinical skills; Introduction to MU’s innovative patient-based learning (PBL) curriculum; Seminars on college and medical school entrance and medical school life.  In addition, students will attend special sessions with clinical and research specialists and have meaningful interactions with current medical students, faculty and staff of the School of Medicine.  Mini-Med School is intended for current high school juniors.  Selection criteria have been modified, and while ACT scores and GPAs are considered, the selection committee is very interested in the following:  Student response to essay question; Academic effort and success; Involvement in extracurricular activities (school and community); High school science teacher recommendation.  Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are available.  Interested high school juniors can find more application information at our website https://medicine.missouri.edu/education/pre-med-outreach-programs/mini-medical-school. Applications will be available after the first of the year on that website and should be submitted electronically.

    Summer Scholars Program- Miami (OH) University- Two week programs at Miami University in Ohio.  Session 1:  June 30-July12; Session 2:  July 14-26.  Apply by May 1, 2019:  Miami.OH.edu/summerscholars

    UMSL Summer Academy  A free, four-week program for currently enrolled 9th and 10th-grade students. The Academy gives students a head start in their college preparation through academic enrichment courses in mathematics, science, writing, speaking, career research, and professional development. It will take place June 17th-July 12th (Monday through Friday, 8AM-12PM) on UMSL’s campus. For more information on the Summer Academy and the Bridge Program, please visit our website.  The application deadline is Saturday, May 11, 2019.

    AgDiscovery Program at ISU- July 14-29, 2019  A two week, residential summer outreach program sponsored by different USDA programs for middle and high school students in partnership with select univerisities.  The focus of teh ISU-AgDiscovery program is to demonstrate the interconnection between Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Laboratory Technology, and Wildlife Biology and Conservation.  The program is open to students in grades 9-11.  Questions about the program- contact Alexis Campbell- 515-294-1390; sciencebound@iastate.edu.  The current brochure and application can be found at:  www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery.  Application are due by March 15.

    NYU Precollege- July 7-August 16, 2019.  NYU Precollege gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to spend their summer on NYU's campus in the heart of Manhattan.  For six exciting weeks, high schoolers can take college-level courses for credit, develop their essay writing skills, and learn how to manage their time in college, all while experiencing what it's like to be an NYU student.  Application is available in February.  March 1 priority deadline.

    NYU High School Programs- Students can choose from a variety of high school programs offered at NYU.  Students can explore subjects like music technology, STEM research, plus many more.

    The George Washington University PreCollege- College intensive credit-earning programs and summer immersion noncredit programs in Arts, Business, Communications, Government and Politics, Health Sciences, History and Humanities, Leadership, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

    Mizzou Summer Engineering Camps - open to a variety of ages.

    Columbia College Summer Camps Columbia College offers six summer camps with experiences designed for third graders through 2019 high school graduates. Campers will learn from Columbia College faculty, meet current students and get hands-on experience doing what they love!

    Duke University Summer College At Duke Summer Session, we are committed to providing high school students with the opportunity to be a college student over the summer at one of the world’s premier universities.  By attending our Summer College program, you will not only have the authentic college experience of living in Duke University’s dorms and taking credit-bearing classes alongside undergraduate students, but also the opportunity to accompany your college application with a letter of recommendation from a Duke instructor and transcript from Duke University – two substantive indicators that you have what it takes to thrive in an elite academic setting. 

    The University of Tulsa Summer Camps  Summer opportunities for high school students include:  Academy for Pianists, Jazz Camp, Screenwriting Camp, Filmmaking Camp, and Vocal and Choral Camp.

    Experience America Game experience, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Travel opportunities

    Foundry Art Centre Summer Camps Various week-long art summer camps are offered throughout the summer for grades k-12.

    Scholars Academy at Monmouth College  June 16-28, 2019. Are you intellectually curious?  Have you shown leadership potential through participation in clubs in your community?  If so, come challenge yourself further at the Scholars Academy at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois.