Open Houses/Contests/Summer Programs


Case Western Reserve University:  March 27, April 3, April 10, April 17.  Go to to register.

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design:  Saturday, March 28.  All open houses run 11am-2:30pm.  Visit to register.

Ithaca College:  April 25.  Learn more and register at




NACAC National College Fair:  Tuesday, March 31, 2020; 9:45am - 12:45pm and Wednesday, April 1, 2020; 9:45am-12:45pm.  Adventist Healthcare Field House in Montgomery County.  Register for free at

NACAC National College Fair:  Friday, April 3, 2020; 9:30am - 12:30pm.  Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex.  Register for free at


The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest:  The main purpose of The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation and acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.  Visit or call Post 96 at 301-834-8121 for more information and to enter.


York College of Pennsylvania is hosting an 8-night/9-day residential summer program for U.S. and International college-bound high schools students (grades 10-12 in fall 2020): Business Not As Usual!, June 14-22, 2020. 

Led by York College faculty and industry leaders, this program provides hands-on, real-world experiences that will inspire exploration in expansive areas of developing, managing, and succeeding in business.  Students will participate in fully-integrated workshops in diverse disciplines of management, visit economic industry zones and gain cross-cultural experiences.  Additionally as part of the curriculum, participants will visit Washington D.C. and Hershey, PA.  

Program workshops for all students:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Develop a business from idea to results.
  • Supply Chain Operations Management – Integrate material flow, financial flow, and information flow efficiently between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers for best products at lowest costs.
  • Cybersecurity Management – Protect data systems using skills from criminology, criminal justice, and computer science.
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management – Work in market-driven industries that serve global travelers and shape community economies.
  • Sport Management – Apply business skills to an ever-growing market in sport industries and media.
  • Business Analytics – Collect and analyze data so businesses can work smarter and more effectively.
  • Music Production and Industry – Explore capitalism through creativity, professionalism, and the future.
  • Arts Administration – Use the arts as economic drivers in the community while enriching the cultural society.

For additional information and a day-to-day tentative schedule, click HERE.   Click here to REGISTER.

University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Summer High School Programs welcome bright and ambitious high school students who want to experience campus life, pursue challenging academic studies with leading faculty, and stand out on college applications. With residential and commuter options available for 2-, 3-, or 6-week programs, high school students from around the world can experience summer at Penn.   Go to: for more information and to apply.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

  • Penn Summer Prep: Experience college life in the 2-week, non-credit program
  • Penn Summer Academies: Dive deep into academic study for 3 intensive weeks in one of the non-credit academies
  • Pre-College Program: Take 6-week, for-credit summer courses alongside Penn undergraduates

Summer at Smith 2020:  Get a feel for college life and independent living this Summer at Smith!  Science & Engineering; sustainable futures; creative writing; women, gender and representation.  Explore the 147-acre campus.  Take a stroll in to nearby Northampton.  Go to: to learn more and apply.

William & Mary National Institute of American History & Democracy:  Start your future by studying the past.  Pre-college program in American History.  Live and study on the William & Mary campus.  Earn 4 hours of transferable college credit.  Visit historic sites and museums throughout Virginia and much, much more.  Visit for more information and to apply.

Georgetown University Hoya Summer:  Challenging, hands-on educational experience.  Ranging in length from one to five weeks.  Summer High School Sessions offers studenets the opportunity to live on campus, earn college credit and engage with Washington, DC experts and policymakers.  Go to to learn more and apply.

LIM College Pre-College:  Since 1939, we’ve helped thousands of students graduate with both a degree and a resume. Our popular “Fashion Lab” programs give high school students the chance to test-drive a vast variety of fashion careers.

• Summer Fashion Lab is a comprehensive pre-college program. With weeklong credit and non-credit courses, participants study fashion at the college level, experience New York City, and get a taste of life at LIM. A limited number of scholarships are available.
• Saturday Fashion Lab is a series of workshops held on Saturdays in the spring. Participants are introduced to various areas of the fashion business, including buying, styling, marketing, merchandising, and product development.

Pre-College at Adelphi University in New York:  July 19-August 1, 2020.  Live on campus, learn from real University professors and earn college-level credits.  Apply today at

University of Delaware Edge Program Take summer courses taught by UD faculty.  Live in a residence hall on UD's beautiful campus.  Earn up to seven transferrable college credits.  Prepare for the college application process.  July 12-August 15, 2020.  Learn more and apply at

2020 Four Star Leadership:  Four Star Leadership is a world-class summer leadership program allowing 70 top high school students to have face-to-face experiences with inspirational leaders.  Four Star Leadership 2020 will be held July 12-17 in Oklahoma City.  The deadline for applications is April 20.  Apply today at

Waynesburg University CSI Camp 2020:  June 21-26, 2020.  Our CSI Camp is designed to give students hands-on experience of what they can expect in the forensic science and criminal justice majors and, ultimately, occupations.  Students entering 11th or 12th grade, or who are spring 2020 high school graduates are eligible to attend CSI Camp.  Scholarships are available.  Registration deadline is May 8, 2020.  Scholarship deadline is April 10, 2020.  To register, go to: or call 800-225-7393

Cornell University Summer College:  Precollege programs for high school students offered between June 20 and August 4, 2020.  Limited financial aid available.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.  Go to to apply.

Stanford University pre-collegiate studies: To explore available programs and apply go to:

University of Maryland Terp Young Scholars Program:  July 12-31, 2020.  Terp Young Scholars students experience rigorous college courses, earn three college credits, and appreciate the rich diversity of campus life at UMD.  Learn more or apply at

George Washington University Pre-College:  The GW Pre-Colelge Program hosts high school students from around the world to spend a summer in Washington, DC.  Students take advantage of the George Washington University's (GW) expertise in engineering and applied sciences, medicine and healthcare, business, global leadership, political commun ication, international relations and public policy.  For more information and to apply, visit:

Hollinsummer Programs 2020:  Looking for an adventure this summer?  Take a look at Hollinsummer, a residential program for high school girls, July 19-25.  It offers a great combination of learning and fun on one of Virginia's most beautiful campuses.  Visit for more information and to register.

Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer Program:  Engineering Innovation (EI) is a pre-college summer program for high school students.  The course includes exciting and challenging hands-on lab activities in the fields of chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil engineering and materials science.  Students who earn an A or B in EI receive three college credits from Johns Hopkins.

EI is a rigorous college course for high school students.  Participants must have As and Bs in their high school math and science classes.  They also must have taken the following classes to be eligible to apply:

  • algebra II
  • physics or chemistry
  • trigonometry or another math class that covered the use of the trig functions

Click here for more information about Academic Eligibility.


EI Course:  Most locations will run June 22 to July 17 (Mon-Fri), but some sites will run June 15 to July 16 (Mon-Thu). Class will not be held on Friday, July 3rd.  You will find more details about course dates and times on our website.

First deadline: February 14, 2020
International student deadline:  April 10, 2020

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the location has filled.  Please see our website for more detailed deadline information.


Duke University Summer Session’s 2020 Programs NOW LIVE!

Heads up, students! The 2020 Duke University Summer Session info is ready for you! Check it out here.

Ask yourself: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Are you conducting ground-breaking research? Maybe you’re already a leader crafting policies that have a global impact. Or, are you tackling the world’s most complex challenges? At Duke University Summer Session you will take a thrilling first step toward your future success!

See you at Duke this summer!