• Opportunities (click each for details)


    Check out the CCSD Career & Technology Education page for information and opportunities. Great for students interested in Work-based Learning during the Summer.


    The 4th annual College of Health Professions Physical Therapy Exploration Program (PEP) Day will be held virtually on August 10, 11, and 12 from 10:00 am to 12 pm. Each year, high school juniors and seniors and college students are invited to participate in an immersive experience to learn about the PT profession, meeting current PT students and faculty, touring MUSC, and much more. This year due to COVID-19, PEP Day will be held virtually over the course of 3 days to expose as many students as possible to the PT profession and what is required for admittance into a physical therapy graduation program. 


    To register for PEP Day please visit the following webpage:  https://chp.musc.edu/academics/physical-therapy/coast/pep


    The Zoom link to participate will be sent to all registrants once the registration period has closed in August.


    Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center’s Summer Youth Volunteer Program (SYVP)

    Open to students aged 14 to 18

    Deadline- Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m. (EST).   

    Students interested in applying should consult their website, as it contains important information about the application parameters and instructions for creating the required YouTube video: https://www.charleston.va.gov/giving/youth.asp.


    SYVP participants will earn enough volunteer hours to compete for the VA’s national $20,000 James H. Parke Memorial Scholarship


    SCRUBS Health Career exploration Camp

    Application packets are now available for the 2020 SCRUBS health career exploration camp. You may call 843-402-2273 or email: volunteerstfrancis@rsfh.com and ask to be sent the SCRUBS Camp Application. Applicants must be 14-15 at the time of the camp.

    No rush! All applications are turned over to the selection committee at the same time.

    Application Packet 


    4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference

    SC 4-H Program presents
    4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference
    at Clemson UniversityJune 21-27
    July 12-18

    Rising 10th & 11th graders flyer Application
    Cost $100
    Deadline March 13

    Rising 7th & 8th graders flyer Application
    Cost $55
    Deadline March 27

    Visit clemson.edu/pinkcney for more information


    Summer Pre-College Programs at Carnegie Mellon

    Carnegie Mellon offers students unique and hands-on educational programs from the fine arts to technology and everything in between. Through the Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience this world-class education.

    Summer Academy for Math and Science

    National High School Game Academy

    Computational Biology

    ArchitectureArtDesignDrama or Music

    Writing & Culture 

    Apply here.


    Cornell University

    Summer College brings 1,000+ motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world to Cornell each summer for two-, three- and six-week programs. Students earn college credits, study with Cornell faculty, attend admissions workshops, and experience college life. Learn more at: summercollege.cornell.edu.


    Applications for Duke University Summer Session 2020 are open NOW! Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so students will receive a decision within a few weeks by applying today. Students can apply for multiple programs with one application! We appreciate your help in sharing the following reminder to students through your school newsletter, via email, on social media, or even on bulletin boards.
    Apply TODAY for an Unforgettable Summer at Duke University!

    Dear Student,

    Applications for Duke University Summer Session 2020 are open NOW! Click on one of the links below to apply to your program of interest TODAY:

    Applications are reviewed as they are received, so don’t wait! Get into your top choice by applying NOW! You can apply for multiple programs with one application.


    Bank of America Student Leaders Program

    Paid Summer Internship opportunity for rising seniors through the Bank of America Student Leaders Program. Selected students are paid $15/hour and work with a local nonprofit aligned with their interests. They also get to attend a conference in Washington, DC. See flyer for more information.


    Univerisity of Deleware

    Edge summer college program is a five-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 12 - Aug. 15, 2020. 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.

    More information


    Calfornia College of the Arts

    Pre-College Summer 2020

    4 weeks

    June 22-July 17

    Earn college credits cca.edu/precollege


    Yale Young Global Scholars

    2 week academic summer program

    Each summer 2,000 are served from over 125 countries and all 50 US states. Need-based financial aid is availble.

    Visit globalscholars.yale.edu/summer2020


    WashU's Olin Business School

    WashU's Olin Business School offers an exclusive week-long summer program for women who are eager to learn more about leadership development and opportunities in business. 

    Applications for the BOLD@Olin program are now open for rising junior and senior high school students.

    Students who participate in the program will:

    • Participate in a mini-consulting project with a local organization
    • Network with successful women in the industry
    • Learn from Olin faculty on a variety of business topics as well as leadership development
    • Discover the many areas of study available at Olin
    • Live on-campus at Washington University with other like-minded women

    Program dates are July 12-18, 2020. Visit the BOLD@Olin program website for more information and application materials. The application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm CT.

    For questions or application information, please contact us at OLIN-BOLD@email.wustl.edu or 314-935-2217. 


    Engineering and STEM Camps

    The Society of American Military Engineers offers a series of engineering/STEM camps designed for high school students that excel in math, science, and technology courses and are interested in pursuing engineering, architecture, or a related field in college.


    Miami University Summer Scholars Program

    The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program.



    NYU Precollege programs

    Scholarships available for the program.

    Application Deadline = April 1, 2020




    Guide to overnight summer programs for teens.



    OxBridge Academic Programs



    Carleton Summer Program for High School Students

    FREE week-long summer academic program for high school students. The Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) supports 52 high school students who have just completed their sophomore year to come to Carleton for a one-week academic program in the summer.



    Summer Internship

    Joint Base Charleston is accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Intern Program. The program has expanded offerings, and a simplified application process.



    Susquehanna University (Pennsylvania)

    Summer 2020 Pre-College Programs



    Augusta University
    Summer Leadership Experience

    Augusta University will be hosting its annual residential summer camp, the Summer Leadership Experience, from from May 28th – May 31st. The Summer Leadership Experience is looking for students who classify as a rising freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior who exemplify what it means to be a student leader. Summer Leadership Experience campers are innovative thinkers, reflective learners, and students who have demonstrated a high interest in personal leadership development and a strong work ethic. The focus of the Summer Leadership Experience will be on topics relating to the distinctions of leadership, citizenship, and persuasive communication.



    South Carolina AHEC

    Summer Careers Academy

    June 7-12, 2020

    Charleston, SC




    Washington Univeristy in St. Louis
    Pre-college Programs


    Summer's here and so is Duke Youth Programs! Register for our July session today!

    Duke Youth Programs’ Summer Online Program offers two sessions of classes for middle and high school students. Our next session of programs will meet during the weeks of July 13 - July 24.  Classes will meet synchronous from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and asynchronous from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST).

    Session II Programs:

    Neurosciences Program: 
    Our core goal has always been to get campers excited about neuroscientific research and technologies, and we have the resources to maximize remote neuroscience learning experience thanks to Duke University and the technology and access to academic experts it affords. Students will will come together online to discuss interesting facets from topics like sensation, perception, learning, memory, endocrinology, psychopharmacology, and more. Instructors will share lectures in real-time over Zoom, give remote demonstrations, and supplement the curriculum with workshops that can be conducted online and offline.

    Cracking the Code: High School Cryptology Program:
    The practice of cracking codes involves honing your general problem solving skills - tenacity, perspicacity, creativity, flexibility, and confidence. Students will be able to employ these skills in their future challenges and puzzles that modern life provides for us all! Each day of the program will include live video instruction and discussion as a class, as well as self-paced modules that students will work on independently with support of the staff and their fellow students.

    Duke Young Writers:
    Our Young Writers Program is back for another session. Here are the courses being offered in July. For more details on each course, visit our website:

    Middle School (Grades 6 - 8 during 2019-2020 school year): 

    • Jump Starting Fiction: Scene Building
    • Science Fiction & Fantasy: Secret Worlds
    • Fan Fiction: For Fanatics Only
    • Multi-genre Writing: Finding the “Write” Form
    • Horror Fiction: Fantastically Frightening Fiction
    • Character Factory
    • No Justice! No Peace!
    • Myth, Magic, Monsters: Making a World
    High School (Grades 9 - 11 during 2019-2020 school year)
    • Finding Your Voice
    • Experimental Fiction: Weird & Wonderful
    • Blogging: A New Art Form
    • Introduction to College Writing (Grades 10 - 11 during 2019-2020 school year)
    • The Poetry Lab
    • Writing Women: The Legends and You

    Our programs promote innovation, engagement, and a love for learning. The classes are designed to provide each participant with a high-quality academic experience and opportunities to connect with peers with similar interests and curiosities.

    Join us this summer and be transformed!