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Summer Opportunities

U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar
The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is the first step in navigating your future to becoming one of our nation's next generation of leaders.  Summer Seminar introduces you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country.  If you are a junior in high school interested in pursuing an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, we invite you to apply to Summer Seminar.
Applications open on January 4, 2022
U.S. Naval Academy Summer STEM
The United States Naval Academy Summer STEM program is designed to encourage rising 9th to 11th graders to pursue a course of study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  For one week, campers will create, build, and explore in world-class lab facilities and experience real-life application and learning at one of the Top 5 "best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" in the country.*
Applications open on January 4, 2022
*as ranked by U.S. News and World Report
Broadcasting & Film Production
The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State offers hands-on summer camp opportunities for students interested in broadcast journalism and film production, July 10 -1 15, 2022 at the University Park campus.  These residential summer camps offer high school students the chance to experience media related careers while working in our state-of-the- art studios.  You can learn more about Penn State summer camps online.
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy - RxPLORE 2022 Camp
A professional development camp built to introduce you to the fascinating world of pharmacy and highlight ways that Doctors of Pharmacy are uniquely qualified as vital members of the patient care team.
SAVE THE DATE:  July 17, 2022-July 23, 2022
Application opens February 15, 2022
Tracks to the Future
With funding from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Michigan Tech, Penn State Altoona and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have teamed up to offer up to 60 high school students across the U.S. an exciting opportunity to learn more about rail transportation and engineering in Summer 2022.  All applicants who are accepted for the program will receive scholarships that cover the Program fees.
The Hybrid program will feature a virtual portion (at home) that runs from July 11-12 with a two-day visit to one of the three partnering campuses (max. 20 on each campus) from July 14-15.  Applications are due by April 10th.
More information on the Program and how to apply can be found at our Tracks to the Future web site.
CSI Camp at Waynesburg University
June 13 - 17, 2022
CSI Camp is designed to give students hands-on experience of what they can expect in the forensic science and criminal justice majors and, ultimately, occupations. Camp will enable students to enhance their knowledge and understanding of forensic topics and allow them to make valuable connections with professionals and fellow peers in the field.  Students will have the opportunity to train with and learn from certified experts in a small group setting.
Students entering 11th grade, 12th grade, or who are spring 2022 high school graduates are eligible to attend CSI Camp.
For more information on the Camp, please visit  Registration for the Camp can be done at this website as well.
As we continue to operate in ever-changing times throughout this pandemic, the University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event if it cannot be conducted safely due to COVID-19.  The University is not responsible for any costs incurred because of a cancellation.