• 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 2018

    S.T.A.P.H. | Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health at Truman State University.  June 17-24. Open to current sophomores and juniors through a nomination process. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and a Science GPA of 3.5. Fees are $900. Some scholarships are available. If you are interested, talk to your current Science teacher regarding a nomination or see Mrs. Gerringer. Nominations must be received by November 13,  so if you are interested, see Mrs. Gerringer by the end of October.


    Zombie Scholars Academy | Due to budgetary concerns, the academy was cancelled for 2017.  They are hoping to reanimate the program for the summer of 2018.  Check the website for the most up-to-date information.  At Truman University. usually in July. Fees averaged $900. Some scholarship money may be available. Open to freshmen - juniors. Uses the theme "Zombie Apocalypse" to address topics in biology, psychology, group dynamics, and ethics. You must be nominated for this program. 


    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. 


    Missouri Fine Arts Academy | 3 week summer program at Missouri State University. Open to current sophomores and juniors.  This program is often partially funded for the student. Scholarships are available as well. 2017-2018 is a planning year.  Next availability will be for summer of 2019.  


    Mizzou Mini Medical School - Missouri high school students interested in careers in medicine can preview what medical school is like during Mini Medical School. The students will stay in residence halls and eat in dining rooms on campus. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minority groups and from rural communities to apply. Participation is open to current Missouri high school juniors graduating in 2019.

    Session 1: June 17-21, 2018

    Session 2: June 24-28, 2018

    • Introduction to Patient Based Learning (PBL)
    • Special sessions with clinical and research specialists
    • Hospital tours
    • Hands-on experience in anatomy, microbiology and clinical skills
    • Meaningful interactions with current School of Medicine students, faculty and staff
    • Seminars on college and medical school application processes and life as a medical student
    • Social activities (such as pool parties, trivia nights, field games, movie nights, etc.).

     Mizzou Summer Engineering Camps - Interested in engineering? At Mizzou’s Engineering Summer Camp, you will hear presentations from each of the College’s departments and work on hands-on projects designed to give students a taste of what each discipline specializes in. These projects include building balsa wood bridges, designing and creating super balls, building soda-bottle rockets, constructing circuits, coding on computers and more.

    You’ll also receive the full Mizzou campus experience, staying in the dorms and getting a taste of what MU’s campus dining options have to offer. You’ll also have the chance to make good use of the pool facilities at the rec center and several other campus activities.


    Columbia College Summer Camps - Choose from affordable, week-long programs in Art, Entrepreneurship, Forensics, STEAM, Girls Who Game. 


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


    Summer at SLU - two different programs: Click here to learn about 20+ summer camps and academies.  Click here for college credit courses offered to high school students during the summer term.


    Westminster Institute for National Security - The Westminster Institute for National Security (WINS) is an intensive, residential academy experience for high school students. Through WINS, students explore, confront, and challenge the global security issues facing our nation and world today. 

    WINS is led by Dr. Tobias Gibson, Associate Professor of Political Science and Security Studies Program Director. Dr. Gibson, a recognized national and homeland security expert, is a member of Omicron Sigma Sigma, the homeland security academic honor society.


    Southeast Missouri State Summer Camps - STEM, Theater, Cheer, Dance, and Sports camps


    Missouri University of Science and Technology - Aerospace, Cyber-camp, Explosives, Engineering, SAE Electric Car, Nuclear Engineering, Robotics, and Sports camps


    UMKC School of Medicine - Summer Scholars Program - The Summer Scholars Program gives you the opportunity to learn more about a career in health care. From gaining additional knowledge in the basic sciences to experiencing clinical rotations, you will spend three weeks investigating health care as a profession. In Summer Scholars, high school students learn about the health professions in hospitals, clinics and other resources on Hospital Hill, including Truman Medical Center, the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Children’s Mercy, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Choosing a career in health care is a big investment and the Summer Scholars Program will assist you in determining whether or not it is the right choice for you. 


    Leadership in Practice Youth Leadership Program -  The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a summer leadership program at Westminster College.


    Duke Summer Session - Choose from Summer College (credit), Summer College Online, Summer Academy (enrichment), or Intensive STEM Academy.


    Yale Young Global Scholars Summer Programs - Programs offered in Science & Engineering, International Affairs, Sustainable Development & Entrepreneurship, Politics & Law, and Biomedical Science.