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Summer programs are a great opportunity to learn more about a school, show your interest and learn more about a subject you are interested in.

There are a lot of options available, see list below for some recommendations. 


Arts and Humanities
Interlochen (Music)
Boston U Tanglewood Institute (Music)
Boston U Summer Theatre Inst (Theatre)
Idyllwild Arts Summer Program (variety of Arts programs)
Northwestern University National High School Institute
Skidmore Summer Accelerated Program in Art
Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College Program
NYU Tisch School of the Arts (film, dance, drama, recorded music)
NY Film Academy Programs (film/acting)
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program (Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, Music)
Emerson College Summer Academy (Acting/ Theatre/Design, Animation, Journalism, TV, Film, Writing)
Iowa Young Writers Studio
Duke Writers Workshop
Lake Forest Writing and Thinking Workshop
Carleton Summer Writing Program
Rhodes College Summer Writing Institute
Sarah Lawrence Summer Writers Workshop
Sewanee Young Writers Conference
Kenyon Young Writers Program
AMDA High School Summer Conservatory
The Cooper Union Summer Writing Program

General
Summer Program Finder
Johns Hopkins CTY Imagine
College Express
Idealist.org
Summer Architecture Programs
Summer Programs in Marine Science
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
HandsOn Tomorrow (Volunteer)

Language Immersion
Concordia Language Villages (MN)
Middlebury Summer Language Academy (VT)
National Security Language Initiative for Youth

Leadership
Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy
School for Ethics and Global Leadership Program
JSA Summer School
Baruch College Leadership Academy
HMI Summer Term
Girls Leadership Pgm at Mt. Holyoke
Barnard Young Women’s Leadership Institute
Sadie Nash Leadership Program

Math/Science
High School Honors Science Math and Engineering Program
Clark Scholars Program at Texas Tech
Student Science Training Program at U Florida
Secondary Student Training Program at U Iowa
Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program
BU Rise Internship Program

Middle School/High School
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Experiences
OxBridge Academic Programs


Organization/Sponsored
Summer Fuel
Summer Discovery Programs
National Student Leadership Conference Summer Programs
The Road Less Traveled Travel programs 

Pre-College Programs
Boston University Pre-College Programs
Johns Hopkins Pre-College Programs
American University Pre-College Programs
The University of Chicago's Summer Session
Smith College Summer Precollege Programs
Precollege at Adelphi University
University of Cambridge
Duke University Summer Sessions
McGill Summer Academy
University of Notre Dame Pre-College Programs
Marist College Pre-College Program
Tulane University Pre-College Programs
USC Summer Programs
Cornell University Summer College
Stanford University Summer College
Northwestern College Program for Rising Seniors
Tufts University Summer Programs
Brown University Pre-college Program
Georgetown University High School Programs
The Boston College Experience
Syracuse University Summer College
Barnard Pre-College Programs
Spelman Early College Program


STEM
Pathways to Science (useful search tool for summer science programs)
NIH Summer Internship in Biomedical Research
The Pre-Engineering Summer Academy at Rutgers University
Smith College Science & Engineering (for women)
MITES Engineering Program at MIT
Carnegie Mellon University SAMS: The Summer Academy for Mathematics + Science 
The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)

Travel
American Field Service
Amigos (Volunteer)
Atlas Workshops (field research)
Broadreach Adventures
CIEE Global Navigator
Earthwatch Institute
Experience Lita 
Experiment in International Living
Global Works
Go Beyond Travel
Mountain Workshop
NOLS
Outward Bound 
Putney Student Travel
Rustic Pathways
Sustainable Summer
Visions
Where There Be Dragons

Woodside Priory School