Summer Programs for High School

Summer programs for high schoolers (and even some younger students, too) are a great way to fill the days, expand your learning opportunities and even get a feel for the college you might want to attend. Some programs are drop-off for the day or for the whole week. Check out these opportunities coming 2017.

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Summer Programs for High Schoolers

South Carolina’s Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities, Greenville, SC
Summer students experience the challenges and rewards of intensive arts training. The faculty for our Summer Arts Programs is made up of practicing artists dedicated to nurturing creative potential. While learning discipline and craft, students form bonds with emerging artists in all five art areas. Students apply and audition to attend summer programs. Must audition, too.
Program Dates: June 18 – June 30; July 9 – 22; or June 18 – July 22
Ages: 12+
Call: 864.282.3713

South Carolina’s Governor’s School for Math and Science, Hartsville, SC
Our Duke Energy Center for Science Education & Outreach is a statewide resource invested in hands-on, minds-on, STEM-based programming and enrichment initiatives. GSSM’s outreach efforts annually impact approximately 10,000 students and teachers statewide through a variety of unique offerings, including camps and workshops.
Program Dates: Varies by county and program category. Check website for details.
Application Deadline: June 1 (camps fill quickly)
Ages: 12+
Contact: Mr. Randy LaCross email: lacross@gssm.k12.sc.us Call: 843-383-3901 ext. 3916

Francis Marion, Florence, SC
Sports camps for kids: Ages 5 and up, depending on the camp
Sports Activities Camp, Tennis Camp, Volleyball Camp,  and Baseball Camp
Program Dates: Various dates by ages and sports emphasis, see the website for details
Contact:  Athletics 843.661.1240

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Trident Tech Summer Camps, Charleston, SC
Kid’s College and Teen University. Who says learning and creativity should be just for grown-ups? Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development offers a variety of summer camps and year-round weekend courses that foster imagination, creativity and talent.
Program Dates: beginning the week of June 12  through the week of Aug. 4
Ages: 7-17
Call: 843.574.6152 or email: ce.reg@tridenttech.edu

Furman University Summer Scholars, Greenville, SC
If you want to do something really incredible with your summer, come to Furman, stay on campus, and be a part of Summer Scholars. Rising high school seniors and juniors participate in classes led by Furman professors and get a taste of college life.
Program Dates: Week 1: July 9-15, Week 2: 16-22
Application Deadline: May 15
Ages: 11th-12th grade

SCAD Summer Seminars Savannah, GA
SCAD Rising Star — brouchure
This challenging five-week program awards college credit to rising high school seniors who are ready for a university experience at SCAD
Program Dates: June 18-July 21, 2017
Contact: admission@scad.edu

College of Charleston: Junior Project Charleston, SC
Junior Project is a weeklong, college preparatory program serving multicultural/first generation, rising high school juniors. Attend a college class and interactive workshops. Take a practice SAT/ACT combination exam. Learn valuable time management and writing skills.
Program Dates: June 18-June 22, 2017
Ages: rising 11th graders
Contact Debbie Counts or call 843.953.4954

College of Charleston: Senior Project Charleston, SC
Senior Project is a weeklong, college preparatory program serving multicultural/first generation, rising high school juniors. Attend a college class and interactive workshops. Take a practice SAT/ACT combination exam. Learn valuable time management and writing skills.
Program Dates: July 16-21, 2017
Ages: rising 12th graders
Contact Debbie Counts or call 843.953.4954

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Duke Summer Programs, Durham, NC
Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world.
Program Dates: July 9-August 4
Application Deadline: April 14 (Consider this program for next year…and get a jump on it earlier).
Ages: 10th-11th grade

Summer Academy for High School Students is a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of global citizens from around the world.
Program Dates: July 15-August 4
Application Deadline: April 28 (Consider this program for next year…and jump on it earlier)
Ages: 9th-12th grade
Contact summercollege@duke.edu or email Dr. Nicki Charles at nicki.charles@duke.edu.

Do you know of any other Summer Programs?
Let us know in the comments

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About Kim Andrysczyk

Homeschool veteran, Association Director, coffee addict, sarcasm expert, and accidental blogger. I'm here to encourage you thru the tough times and inspire you toward excellence. If I can make it, so can you!

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