Special Opportunities for Students

  • As Guidance Counselors, we are often asked about special opportunities for students. Whether students are looking for a way to spend their summer, or their weekends, it is important to use their time productively. Please be aware of program deadlines and requirements.

    Summer Opportunities

    4 Star Camps: At the University of Virginia Wide Variety of course offerings, workshops and activities.
    HS Program for students entering grades 10-12. Junior High Program for students entering 7th-9th grades.

    Columbia University: Summer Programs in New York City and Barcelona.

    Huntington School of Fine Arts: Summer Arts Program which includes painting, drawing and sculpture from a live model

    Junior Statesmen Summer Programs: Programs held at Georgetown University, Yale University, Princeton University and Stanford University.

    Nassau University Medical Center Program: For juniors interested in medical care. This program is a Volunteer Services Program.
    (See guidance counselor for more information)

    Otis College of Art and Design: Summer of Art College Prep Program, for students 15 years or older

    Summer 2008 Music Program: for Young Artists, ages 15-18. Boston University, Tanglewood Institute

    Summer Programs at New York University: For rising juniors and seniors

    Summer Programs at Sarah Lawrence College: 3 & 6 week residential courses available

    Cornell University Summer College: Experience college life at Cornell, take real university courses, earn college credit, and explore career options. For students who completed their sophomore, junior or senior year.

    MITES Program: Six week summer program that prepares high school seniors for careers in engineering and science.

    Diversity Initiatives Program: program for prospective and incoming NYU students

    VCU Arts: For high school students interested in animation, art online, fashion design and merchandising, filmmaking, photography, theatre and portfolio building.

    Student Leaders Program: For grades 8-11. For juniors or seniors who have passion for making a difference in our community.

    Conferences and Workshops

    National Youth Leadership Forum
    Yearly programs on Law, Medicine, International Topics and National Security