Academic Enrichment & Summer Camps
Summer architecture for middle school and high school students at SIU-C. Please see website for details.
These summer programs help students gain a greater understanding of how non-profits create impact in the community.
Northwestern University offers rigorous academic adventures with life-changing impact for students age 4 - Grade 12
Summer internships at a Cook County State's Attorney's Office with a $1,000 scholarship from State Farm Insurance for college students and graduating high school seniors. Contestants must be of Asian Pacific, African American, or Hispanic Heritage. Please see you school counselor for an application if you are interested.
How would you like to spend six weeks this summer on a breathtakingly beautiful college campus in one of New York State's premier vacation spots, taking fascinating classes with world-renowned faculty while meeting students from around the world?
A free opportunity for rising seniors to learn about aspects of college search and the application process from high school and college counselors. Students will be provided food and lodging free of cost.
Current Sophomores and Juniors should apply to this FREE, year-round academic enrichment program which offers hands-on summer experiences in STEM fields. (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
If you're interested in technology, business, architecture, science, engineering, or computers, you'll find plenty to keep you both busy and excited at the IIT summer camp programs for high school students.
Phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, study skills, speed reading, and love of reading. Tuition and materials fees vary by program level. Ask about their family discount. For more information or to register call 1-800-979-9151.
Lewis University Aviation Summer Camp
Flights in Cessna 172's each day, behind the scenes tour of O'Hare AIrport, participate in multiple aviation courses, interact with current aviation students, and have access to aviation simulators.
Loyola University offers a variety of programs for high school students. Please visit the website for more information and applications.
Get a taste of campus life and earn three college credits while in high school. You'll learn from experienced professionals and talented faculty, while spending 14 days on the banks of the Hudson River or in Florence, Italy.
Participants must have completed Junior year of high school, have composite ACT of 25, and a 3.5 GPA. Upon completion of the Academy students will receive six (6) hours of university credit, have the opportunity to take six additional hours of tuition-free courses during senior year, and be awarded a four-year $2,000 per year housing scholarship to Murray State.
A variety of camps for grades 9-12. Please visit webpage for additional details.
Join fellow jazz artists, visual artist, and thespians for the arts experience of your life.
The Office of Pre-College Programs at the University of Notre Dame offers exceptional students the unique opportunity to experience the life of Notre Dame students.
Please visit website for application and details.
Are you a high school student who is interested in the world of radio broadcasting, print journalism, or multimedia communication? If so, please visit the website for more info.
Samsung Mobile hosts App Academies in six cities for select high school students interested in STEM. Please visit website for application and requirements.
South Suburban College High School Tuition Waiver
TF North students can take a class at South Suburban College "tuition Free" during their senior year or the summer before or after. A second tuition waiver may be available to students earning an "A" or "B" in the first class. Please see your counselor for the tuition waiver and eligibility requirements.
SSC College and Career Readiness Program
This free program offered by South Suburban College (SSC) will help junior students prepare for college and career. Below are some of the program highlights:
1. Writer's workshops to improve writing skills - Weekends in February
2. Parent information night on college readiness - March
3. Math diagnostic testing - Spring
4. Math Interventions - Spring & Summer
For additional information, please contact Jazaer Farrar (SSC Counselor) at 708-596-2000, Extension 2511, firstname.lastname@example.org or Beth Beno (CCR Program Coordinator) at 708-596-2000, Extension 2333, email@example.com
The goal of the Engineering summer camps is to introduce various engineering disciplines, computer science and construction management to young, aspiring high-school students through a set of activities that are fun, challenging, and thought-provoking.
Stanford offers two programs, Summer Institutes and Summer College, for highly motivated and intellectually curious students to explore and discover topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Please visit webpage for additional information.
Expose your Junior or Senior to the dynamic, rewarding and growing field of Hospitality. Sullivan University is one of the top four culinary schools in the country.
A non-profit organization with a mission to enhance educational opportunities for minority students attending school in the Chicago metropolitan area. Academy members take college-style courses at a Saturday Academy.
TeenLife provides the web's most comprehensive directory of STEM, gap year, pre-college, overnight summer and community service programs for students in grades 7-12. The print and online content helps teens, parents, and educators make strong enrichment-program decisions. This website includes links to over 15,000 teen enrichment programs.
College of Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) provide research apprentice programs for ethnic minorities and students from low socio-economic backgrounds. Programs are for grades 9-12.
The Trulaske Business Academy is a pre-college summer program for minority students interested in business.
A free, four-week residential, academic and leadership summer program for Chicago area high school students who are currently sophomores. Please visit the website for an application and more details.
Expand your world and discover intercultural opportunities through studying abroad program during high school.
This program fosters the academic, personal and career development of African-American and Latino youth enrolled in the 7th - 12th grades. Please visit website for additional information.
The Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at fostering the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.