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Summer Programs
Updated:  November 9, 2017

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts Los Angeles and

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy New York City

Two-, four-, and six-week sessions begin July 1, 2018.  Students will have the opportunity to study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA's New York City and Los Angeles campuses.  Session 1:  July 1- July 1, 2018 (NYC & LA Campuses); Session 2:  July 15- July 28, 2018 (NYC & LA Campuses); Session 3:  July 29-August 11, 2018 (NYC only).  For additional information and to apply go to

Duke University Summer Session

Duke is happy to announce that their website has been updated and now contains information about the 2018 programs.  Summer College is a four-week, credit bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th-12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses. Summer Academy is a three-week program for students currently in 9th-12th grade in which they take a certificate course.  The Intensive STEM Academy is a one-week STEM-based program for students currently in 9th-12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.  Check the website to learn more.

The LaunchX Team Summer 2018 High School Entrepreneurship Programs

The application for this summer entrepreneurship program is now open.  This summer program taps into the potential of ambitious  high school students, supporting them through the process of launching an actual startup-learn from industry experts and work in a group of peer cofounders to build real products and solve business challenges in viable ways.  The 2018 program will be held at MIT, as well as two other top universities which are soon to be announced.  For additional information and to apply click here

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison University

Announcing the 2018 Reynolds Young Writers Workshop, Denison University's week-long summer creative writing program for high school students.  The website has full information and an online application.  Current high School sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.  This year's program dates are June 17-24, 2018.  Opening of online application acceptance is January 3, 2018 and the application deadline is March 4, 2018.  For additional information and to apply go to


Academic Summer Programs for students aged 13 to 18 - Discover the world's greatest classrooms - Oxford/Cambridge; Paris; Barcelona; New York, Boston, St. Andrews, Montpellier, Salamanca, Los Angeles, Barcelona and more.  For additional information and to apply go to

Yale Summer Program for High School Leaders

In 2018, the Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) will offer seven unique interdisciplinary sessions over the course of the summer.  Bringing together extraordinary students form around the world, each session is designed to hone students' abilities to understand and think critically about contemporary global issues.  Students will have the opportunity to learn from distinguished Yale faculty members, participate in seminars designed and led by current Yale students, and engage with practitioners who are renowned leaders in   their field -- all while experiencing the world-class facilities and resources that Yale University has to offer.  Admission to the program is very selective.  We offer need-based financial aid and encourage students from all countries to apply.  Current high school sophomores, juniors (and their international equivalents) are eligible to apply.  For additional information and to apply go to    The deadline to apply is February 6, 2018.