Summer Programs
PA Governor's School for the Sciences - Carnegie Mellon
Tis is a 5 week summer residential program for talented high school students of science and mathematics, which emphasizes cooperative learning and hands-on laboratory research.
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Lehigh University's PA School for Global Entrepreneurship
The University of Pittsburgh Health Center Scholars Academy and the Penn State School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences are accepting applications for the 2019 summer programs.They utilize global reach and interactive, hands-on models of teaching leadership and entrepreneurship skills to young adults from around the world. Current high school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply. Information can be found here
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Duke University
re you looking for a captivating and meaningful way to spend your summer? Join us at Duke Summer Session for High School Students and get a taste of life on a college campus.

By attending one of our programs, you will prepare for college by delving deeper into intellectually stimulating courses of interest, which may even include the opportunity to accompany your college application with a letter of recommendation from a Duke instructor. In addition to challenging yourself academically, you will engage with a diverse group of peers, exposing you to different cultures and expanding your future network. Not to mention, you will leave with a lifetime of memories! 

Interested in learning more about our programs? Visit our website and be sure to mark your calendars for December 3rd, 2018 when our applications open!  

Lebanon Valley College: Actuarial Science Summer program, one-week session for students with a strong math/finance background that would like to learn more about the field.

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:

Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
Campaigns and Elections Academy - This program is designed for highly-motivated students who have a strong interest in American campaigns and elections. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related to modern political campaigns.
Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
Coding for Robotics & Electronics Camp - Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring, hardware, and building robots through the open source software known as Arduino. Throughout this camp, campers will learn basic electrical engineering, the physics behind electricity, and how to think like a scientist.
Civil War Institute Summer Conference - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle.

Wildlife Leadership Academy: open to highly motivated 14-17 year old students interested in wildlife and/or fisheries conservation, 5-day residential summer field schools located in central PA. Visit for more information and application details.