Student Education Programs (SEP) is a directory of summer educational programs and camps for high school students. The directory is updated periodically.
This summer educational programs directory includes program postings, information about summer opportunities for students, and ideas to consider to help find productive summer programs. The Student Education Programs Facebook Page can be visited for additional content.
The information on this page includes the following sections:
Please note, the content on this site is informational purposes only. This is not the official website for any summer program or camp. For detailed information, please contact a representative directly from a summer program or camp of interest. For additional information, please refer to the disclaimer page.
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Summer Programs for High School Students – Postings
University of California, Berkeley Pre-College Summer Perception Science Internship for high school students
Description: This summer internship programs offers advanced high-school students the opportunity to be involved with cutting-edge research in vision science. In this immersive experience, students will be involved in every step of the research process, and will be working alongside Whitney lab members to create and test novel research paradigms. Additionally, students will learn advanced computer coding and statistical analysis techniques that are fundamental to a successful career in all scientific fields.
Emagination Tech Camps for Teenagers and Kids: Held on College Campuses
Description: It’s Technically Fun!
For over 30 years kids & teens who are inspired by technology come from near and far to experience two weeks of high quality technology education balanced with fun summer camp activities. At Emagination Tech Camp, campers take three Technology Workshops plus a Get Unplugged option. They Create Digital Art & Media, Learn to Code, Explore Engineering and Design Games. Popular workshops include 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Photoshop, Coding in Python, Java and C++, Minecraft Engineering, Action Game Design and much more! Organized games, swimming, theme days, time to hang with new friends, and a day of activities on Saturday are all part of camp at Emagination.
Emagination also offers two immersive STEM programs for teens – Emagination Programming Camp where teens learn to code in Java and build Windows applications and Emagination Game Design Camp where teens learn the game design and development process as it’s practiced in the industry today. Visit Website to learn more.
Emagination operates in two week sessions so campers have time to make friends and be part of a community. Emagination’s camps are located on university campuses in Fairfield, CT and Atlanta and outside Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia. We help with transportation from/to airports and terminals. It’s Worth the Trip!
Emagination Tech Camps
Emory University Pre-College Summer Program for high school students: Atlanta, Georgia
Description: The Emory Pre-College Program gives 10th-grade and 11th-grade high school students an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university during the summer. In our two-or three-week courses students explore a variety of topics and possible majors with professors who are experts in the field. Student may also earn college credit in our six-week program. The Emory Pre-College summer experience offers a close-up look the strong liberal arts environment within a major research university.
Emory Pre-College Program
The Game Experience Summer Camps for rising high school 10th – 12th grades: Held at the University of Washington
Description: Level up this summer as you learn the life cycle of game development in the United States. Program participants will team up with other gamers from across the globe and learn a wide range of concepts and strategies from developers that have worked in well-known AAA studios. Classes will cover game business models, project management, programming, design, and concept art. Perks include a behind-the-scenes private tour of the head offices of a major game company, such as Valve Studios, PopCap, Bungie, Microsoft Xbox or Big Fish, where students can interact and learn techniques from the company staff.
- Attend 10 days of class throughout the program, learning from professionals and guest lecturers.
- Participate in a variety of activities and outings in Seattle, including a visit to the Space Needle, Scavenger Hunt at Pike Place Market, Laser Tag, Lakeside BBQ’s, an Arcade Party, and more!
- Live on-campus at the prestigious University of Washington.
- Celebrate the fun, adventures, and projects created with students, staff, and teachers in closing ceremonies.
Harvard Student Agencies summer academies for high school students: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Description: Harvard Student Agencies Academies are week-long academic enrichment programs that take place on the Harvard campus. HSA academies are organized completely by Harvard undergraduates. HSA currently offers three academies in business, coding and politics.
- The Summer Business Academy teaches high school students the fundamentals of business leadership and entrepreneurship through interactive workshops, guest speakers, and trained mentors. Speakers ranging from young entrepreneurs to Harvard Business School professors will instruct students in topics including market research, business plans, and public speaking.
- The Summer Coding Academy is an intensive week-long summer course designed to introduce students to the basics in coding and computational language. The course teaches coding through Python and students use the skills they learn over the course of the week to create their own final project that focuses on data analysis, a popular use for Python.
- The Summer Politics academy provides students with a comprehensive introduction to government, politics and international relations through lectures, interactive workshops and hands-on projects. SPA aims to give students the skills they need to become good leaders.
iD Tech Camps for Students Ages 7-18: Held at Universities Across Country
Description: For 20 years, iD Tech has stood out as the industry leader in summer STEM education for kids and teens, ages 7-18. Programs offer the latest in coding, game development, robotics, and design—with innovative courses in AI and machine learning, cybersecurity, C++ and Java, 3D printing and modeling, app development, modding, Roblox, Minecraft, VEX, and much more.
We’ve empowered 350,000 alumni with in-demand skills to compete in our new economy. In fact, many iD Tech students have gone on to launch startups, found nonprofits, and secure dream jobs at some of the biggest companies in the world, like Facebook and Google.
Since 1999, we’ve been trusted by the most prestigious universities in the world to host our camps on their campuses, inspiring students in STEM while also providing a taste of the collegiate lifestyle. iD Tech is held at Stanford, MIT, Princeton, NYU, UCLA, and 150+ locations nationwide.
With world-class instructors and customized learning, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. Options include iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17, co-ed, weeklong), iD Tech Academies (ages 13-18, co-ed, 2-week), and Alexa Café (ages 10-15, all-girls, weeklong)—and are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.
iD Tech Camps; iD Coding and Engineering Academy; iD Game Design and Development Academy
Project Fashion summer program for rising 10th -12th grade students: Los Angeles, California
Description: Do you dream of being a renowned designer, stylist, or the next Anna Wintour? Then join us at the University of Southern California (USC) to see what it takes to have a career in fashion. Our veteran instructors will guide and mentor you during your exploration of the ever-changing fashion industry. They’ll provide you with valuable advice and anecdotes of their experiences in this thriving industry.
Students will explore the many creative avenues of fashion and apply their skills in individual and group projects. They’ll undergo the transformative experience of seeing their ideas come to life. Subjects include: Trend Spotting, Fashion Sketching, Pattern Design, Prop Styling, Draping and Fit, Garment Cutting and Product Construction, Branding and Identity, and Merchandising.
Get behind-the-scenes tours of successful and well-known fashion companies in Los Angeles. Explore diverse career paths and network with the pros. Stay at the University of Southern California (USC) and connect with fellow fashion enthusiast and get ready to have an unforgettable experience in sunny Los Angeles.
Wealthy Habits summer camps for high school and middle school students: Atlanta Georgia
Description: Wealthy Habits day camps are designed to empower students ages 11 and up with the tools and knowledge necessary to make smart financial decisions! Unlike most academic summer camps, Wealthy Habits is filled with fun games and activities that stimulate their interest in preparing for a successful financial future. Camps offered cover important lessons on the basics of financial literacy, investing, entrepreneurship, and the transition to become financially independent. Wealthy Habits programs create a lasting impact on student’s thoughts about money that both students and parents will love! Use Coupon Code: WHSEP for a 10% discount!”
More Summer Program Postings for High School Students
Barnard Pre-College Summer Program for high school students:
Barnard Summer Program
Boston College Summer Programs for rising high school senior students:
Boston College Summer Programs
Boston Leadership Summer STEM Programs for high school students:
Boston College Summer Programs
BWS – SAT, ACT, and PSAT Test Prep for high school students:
BWS Test Prep
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Sci | Art Nanolab Summer Institute for high school students:
UCLA Summer Program
Champlain College pre-college summer programs for high school students:
Champlain Summer Programs
Clemson Summer Scholars Program for high school students and middle school students:
Clemson Summer Scholars
Duke Summer College and Summer Academy for high school students:
Duke Summer Programs
Emerson Pre-College Summer Programs for high school students:
Emerson College Summer Programs
GERI Summer Youth Programs for gifted high school students and middle school students:
GERI Summer Programs
Julian Krinsky Summer Programs for high school students and middle school students:
JKCP Summer Programs
Juniper Institute for Young Writers Summer Writing Program for high school students:
Institute for Young Writers
Malone University Summer Camps for high school students:
Malone Summer Camps
University of Maryland Terp Young Scholars Program for high school students:
Terp Young Scholars Program
Marymount Manhattan College Summer Programs for high school students:
MMC Summer Programs
Midwestern State Summer Engineering Camp for high school students:
YES Summer Engineering Camp
The New School for Drama Summer Acting Program for rising high school juniors and seniors:
Summer Acting Intensive
Northwestern College Prep Summer Program for high school students:
College Prep Program
Ohio State Women in Engineering Camp for high school students:
OSU Summer Engineering
Rosetta Institute’s Molecular Biology of Cancer and Molecular Neuroscience Summer Workshops for high school students:
Rosetta Institute’s Summer Science Workshops
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Institute Residency Program for high school students:
SAIC’s Summer Program
University of Southern California (USC) Summer Programs and Courses for high school students:
USC Summer Programs
Summer Discovery Enrichment Programs, Internships, and Courses for high school students and middle school students:
SummerTech Summer Computer and Technology Camp for kids and teens:
Syracuse University Summer College Program for high school students:
Syracuse Summer College
Texas at Arlington Summer Engineering Camps for high school students:
Summer Engineering Camps
University of Texas Summer Architecture Pre-College Program for upper level high school students:
Summer Architecture Program
University of Texas Summer Business Program for high school students:
Summer Business Program
UNAGB Summer Institutes in Global Leadership for students in grades 7-12:
UNAGB Summer Institutes
US Performing Arts Summer Camps for high school students and middle school students:
Performing Arts Summer Camps
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Experiences for high school students and middle school students:
Summer educational programs and camps can provide beneficial opportunities for students. Depending on the program, students may have the chance to explore topics of interests, examine career options, engage in hands-on learning activities, collaborate with peers, gain exposure to life on a college campus, develop new skills, and/or participate in other productive endeavors.
There are different types of summer programs and camps with varying areas of emphasis. For example, there are programs that focus on areas such as art, business, computers, drama, math, music, science, college test preparation, and writing. As a result, students are encouraged to carefully research programs in order to determine which ones would appropriately align with their goals and interests. It also recommended that students examine the location, admission requirements, supervision, costs and other factors of importance for any summer program of interest.
To view frequently asked questions about summer programs and camps, please visit the FAQs on this page. Please note that the frequently asked questions only provide general information and that it is important for students to carefully examine each summer program of interest. It is also highly recommended that students, parents, educators, and others directly contact an official representative of a summer program or camp of interest to find out detailed and up-to-date information.
For additional information, please refer to the disclaimer page.