• 2019 Summer Programs

     Listed below are many Summer Programs being offered for High School students.  Please note that there are deadlines for registration and fees involved for theses programs.

    There are also a few websites geared towards high school students who are looking for summer programs.   If students have a specific program they are interested in they can visit

    Another website for students is  This website lists the most popular pre-college, summer enrichment and internship programs.  These programs include Sports & Business, Engineering & Science and Leadership & Law. 


    Architecture Summer Career Lab 2019

    July  8th - August 2nd

    City College of New York, Spitzer School of Architecture in New York City.  This Summer Career Lab in NYC can help students engage in the people, places, and the things that make New York one of the great global cities of architecture.  Experience a month long immersion into the academic, professional, and cultural world of architecture theory and practice.  There will be guest speakers, guest critics, workshops and studio sessions.  Students will also be able to develop an architectural portfolio.


    Suffolk County Youth Academy

    *Students entering 12th grade in Fall of 2019*

    July 8 - July 12, 2019

    Students will participate in activities such as fitness training, military drills, rendering first aid, field trips, etc.  The Academy is designed for those interested in law enforcement  and it is operated like an actual police academy.  Students should be prepared for a hands-on experience.  Students must attend all 5 sessions.   If interested, please come to Guidance for more information and an application.  Deadline is May 17,  2019


    Hofstra Pre-College Programs

    Hofstra University is offering courses in the fields of Aviation, Business and Law, Culinary, Health Professions, Photography, STEM, Veterinary Skills and Writing this summer for high school students.   This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get an early start on exploring career opportunities.  For more information visit Hofstra Pre-College Programs


    Oceanography at Stony Brook Southampton

    July 9 – July 22, 2019

    Students will examine the World Ocean and the chemical, geological, and physical processes that control its major features and the life that inhabits explore human interactions with the marine environment.  This intensive course is specifically designed for motivated high school students wishing college credit.  This course will run for 2 weeks and meet 4-5 weekdays at the Stony Brook Southampton campus.  Students must have completed high school biology and be at least 16 years old. To register and find out more information visit - availability is limited and classes fill up quickly.


    Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists (Stony Brook University)

    July 21 – July 27, 2019

    This seven day residential summer workshop at Stony Brook University is for current High School Sophomores and Juniors who are considering careers in journalism.  It will provide expert instruction and hands-on experience in the fundamentals of reporting, writing, and editing and the use of video and still photography.   Reporters, editors and photographers from some of the New York area's most respected newspapers broadcast and online news outlets will train student journalist using state-of-the art technology and technology. For more information visit


    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer 

    The DNA learning Center in Cold Spring Harbor is offering fun and challenging week-long camps at four locations.  Guided by experienced instructors, science enthusiasts entering 6th-12th grade use sophisticated laboratory and computer equipment to perform experiments several grade levels ahead of their peers.  Information and registration is available at


    iD Tech

    iD Tech is #1 provider of summer SEM programs with over 150 locations worldwide.  Students ages 7-18 learn to code apps, develop video games, discover AI and machine learning and much more.  Adelphi University and Stony Brook University are two Universities participating in this program.  Please come to Guidance for more information.

    Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

    July - August

    Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is a summer school designed to provide opportunities for children to develop artistic skills, regardless of their level of talent.  The Center's students work with a professional faculty, and they participate in public performances and exhibits that reflect the high standards to which the Center aspires.  Usdan is situated on a 200-acre woodland campus in Huntington, Long Island  Each summer, 1,600 students, ages 5-18, travel to Usdan daily on buses that depart from neighborhoods throughout the New York metropolitan area.  There are over 40 classes to choose from. There are 7, 4, or 3-week sessions.  For more information visit  There is an open house on April 28, 2019 and May 19, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


    Adelphi-Winthrop Summer Science Institute

    Adelphi is partnering with Winthrop-University Hospital for students who are interested in exploring Careers in Medicine and Health Professions.  This weeklong, non-credit summer science program is for students entering 9, 10, 11th and 12th grade.  Renowned Adelphia faculty and Winthrop-University Hospital staff will help students learn more about the medical field.  For more information visit 


    Adelphi Pre-College Summer Program

    July 21 – August 3, 2019

    This summer program is open to high school students who wish to gain hands-on experience in the fields of Business, Digital Photography, Introduction to Game Programming, Dance, Emergency Services Administration, Nursing and many more.    For more information visit


    Pre-College Academies at Molloy College

     Through these unique and exciting program opportunities, students will participate in Interactive Discussions, hear from Guest Speakers and engage in Hands-on activities with our faculty and student ambassadors.  Enjoy socialing and newworking with your fellow classmates from through-out Long Island during fun-filled campus events  These academies are open to high school students entering their Junior or Senior year.


    The School of the New York Times

    The New York Times Summer Academy program gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to pursue their passions while living and learning in New York City or Washington D.C.  This two-week course is  is a unique experience for students to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world.  For more information visit NYC Summer Academy


    Marist Summer Pre-College

    June - July 2019

    Marist Pre-College program allows students to get a taste of campus life and earn 3 college credits while in high school. This is truly a unique opportunity for high school juniors to take exciting classes in the fields of Business, Creative Writing, Fashion Design, Sports Communication, and many more.  They have programs being offered in New York and Italy.  For more information visit


    Camp Cryptobot - Pace Univesity, Pleasantville Campus

    July 29 - August 2, 2019

    Camp CryptoBot is a dynamic, co-ed interactive and mission-driven camp that introduces high-school students to the basics of cybersecurity utilizing seaPerch (underwater robot), mini-drones, and spheros.  Students learn how to code in Python and The program is tuition FREE and students will learn about design thinking.  


    Pratt Institute Pre-College Summer Program

    July 1 – July 26, 2019

    Pratt Institute is offering this program to students who are between the ages of 16 and 18 years old who would like to explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, or creative writing.  The students will be able to confirm that this is the subject they would like to study in college and develop their skills while earning college credit.  The program is open for both local commuters and students who require housing. They will be residing at the Brooklyn Pratt Institute Campus.  For more information visit


    New York State Summer School of the Arts

     Free your imagination and be part of an inspiring adventure in the fields of Ballet, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Choral and Orchestra.  Students will participate in exciting and challenging classes, work sessions, critiques and lectures. This program is open to students in grades 8-12.  Admission to NYSSSA is through an audition or portfolio review process.  For more information and application forms visit


    Boston University Pre-College Program

    Boston University Summer Program allows students entering their junior or senior years to take on new academic challenges, explore a variety of interests and consider possible majors.  There are courses being offered in the areas of science, computers, mathematics, language, Film, Theatre and many more.  There is no better place than Boston- the ultimate "college town" to preview and prepare for the rigors and rewards of undergraduate life.  For more information visit


    Cornell University Summer College

    Cornell University offers acclaimed three and six week pre-college programs for talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  There are many program options, including; architecture, art design and fashion, business, engineering, hotel management, law and government, medicine, veterinary medicine and animal science and many more to choose from.  They are also offering a program for high school girls who excel in math in science.  Students can live, study, and play on one of the nation's most beautiful campuses while earning three to six college credits.  For more information visit


    New York University (NYU) Pre-College

    If you are a rising junior or senior and have wondered what college is like in New York City, NYU Precollege is the chance to find out.  This programs offers high school students the chance to live and learn in New York City, while focusing on academics in the classroom, developing critical college-level writing skills and preparing for the college admissions process.  Students will also have the chance to explore New York City's endless cultural opportunities.  Visit for more information. 


    Fordham Summer Pre-College Program

    This is a commuter student program that allows high school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better to enroll in fulll-credit college classes.  Students will gain real college experience in the classroom and beyond so that they can choose the right school for you next year. 


    Duke Summer Session

    At Duke University Summer Session they strive to help high school students reach their maximum potential.  They are offering an array of fast-paced courses that spans across the STEM and liberal arts curricula.  the Sessions are offered July - August.