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.
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