Thinking About Summer Programs

It’s time – time to think about summer programs!

Your high school student doesn’t have to do an organized summer program, but it’s better if s/he does something more interesting than hanging out at the mall or at the beach!  Summer programs range from expensive to FREE (check out these FREE one-week business programs at the University of Houston or this FREE engineering program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – all expenses including transportation are sponsored!!)

Here are a handful of short, one-week summer programs that focus on writing:

Looking for a longer program or different subjects?

  • Try Skidmore’s five-week program, with courses in studio arts, humanities, natural and social sciences:
  • Or try Wake Forest’s LENS program, 3 weeks of focusing on sustainability from different interdisciplinary angles:

There are also programs locally:

Summer programs are a great opportunity for high school students to learn more about what life at college will be like.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about your high school student’s summer plans!

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