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College 101

The Enormous List of Summer Camps
Article Type: Tasty Bits

Middle School

General Academic Programs:

  • Stanford EPGY Summer Institutes: Computer Programming, Creative Writing, Earth Sciences, Expository Writing, Mathematics, Physical Sciences; Grades 6-7; Requires General Application & Work Sample
  • Duke TIP Summer Studies: Fine Arts, Humanities, Math, Science, Social Science, Technology; Grades 7-8; Requires minimum SAT scores (varies by grade level)

High School

General Academic Programs:

Note: “General Applications” include teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, and personal statements.

  • Columbia Summer Programs: Arts, Design, STEM, CS, Humanities, Business, Law, College Prep; Grades 9-12; Requires General Application & Optional Interview
  • Cornell Summer Sessions: Arts, Design, Engineering, Humanities, Business; Grades 9-12; Requires General Application
  • UC COSMOS: STEM, CS; Grades 9-12; Requires General Application

Similar Programs:

Rutgers Summer Session

University of South Florida Pre-College

Santa Clara University Young Scholars Program

Debate Camps (Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, Parliamentary, Congress): Grades 9-12

Note: Applications to debate camps often require win-loss records at previously attended tournments.

Chess (Elementary-High School):


Note: General Applications do not require academic data.

  • Wilderness Ventures: Adventure Trips, Community Service Trips, Leadership Trips, Bicycle Tours (all in both international and domestic locations); Grades 6-12; Requires General Application
  • Lifeworks International: Adventure and Community Service Trips (all in international locations); Grades 9-12; Requires General Application

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