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.
    www.4starcamps.com

    Columbia University: Summer Programs in New York City and Barcelona.
    www.ce.columbia.edu/hs

    Huntington School of Fine Arts: Summer Arts Program which includes painting, drawing and sculpture from a live model
    http://www.huntfinearts.com/

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

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

    Otis College of Art and Design: Summer of Art College Prep Program, for students 15 years or older
    www.otis.edu/soa

    Summer 2008 Music Program: for Young Artists, ages 15-18. Boston University, Tanglewood Institute
    www.bu.edu/tanglewood

    Summer Programs at New York University: For rising juniors and seniors
    www.nyu.edu/summer/highschool/precollege

    Summer Programs at Sarah Lawrence College: 3 & 6 week residential courses available
    www.sarahlawrence.edu/highschool

    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.
    www.summercollege.cornell.edu

    MITES Program: Six week summer program that prepares high school seniors for careers in engineering and science.
    http://mit.edu/mites/www

    Diversity Initiatives Program: program for prospective and incoming NYU students
    http://www.nyu.edu/diversity/

    VCU Arts: For high school students interested in animation, art online, fashion design and merchandising, filmmaking, photography, theatre and portfolio building.
    http://www.vcu.edu/arts/summerintensive

    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