Please see below for extracurricular opportunities for students to apply to. We will update with more as we receive them.
The Center for Legal and Court Technology at the College of William and Mary Law School
In conjunction with the Center for Gifted Education at the William and Mary School of Education, the Center for Legal and Court Technology provides interactive and thought provoking classes for high school students on the basic topics in law. See the flyers in the Document Manager for information.
Christopher Newport University Summer Humanities Institute
The Summer Humanities Institute will expose students to a wide range of ideas, values and people instrumental to the founding of the American republic.
Duke University Summer Session
Students in grades 9-12 can enroll in personal enrichment classes with a global perspective.
Eisenhower Institute Government Leadership Camp at Gettysburg College
Summer program for students in grades 11-12 who are highly motivated leaders with a desire for understanding American government, a passion to refine their leadership skills, and drive to make a difference.
Programs developed with the University of Washington in Seattle and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FiDM) in Los Angeles. Programs include Entrepreneurship, Game Experience, Fashion at FiDM, and Experience Japan.
Gettysburg College Camp Psych
Provides a window into how psychological science works for students in grades 10-12.
Gettysburg College Writing Camp
Provides an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
Gettysburg College 3D Object Modeling and Printing
Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer.
Longwood University Economics and Personal Finance Course
For students looking to complete Economics and Personal Finance over the summer and receive college credit.
NYU Summer Programs for High School Students
Students can earn college credit while taking courses in favorite subjects or by exploring new areas of interest.
Roanoke College Summer Institute
The program offers the following courses: Impact of Disease on Human History, Things in Contact, Gods, Ghosts, Monsters, and Spanish.
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at University of Virginia
The Sorensen Institute's High School Leaders Program (HSLP) offers concentrated study in Virginia politics and government for high school students from across the state. The program is open to rising juniors through graduating seniors. The HSLP is based on a firm belief that young people not only can make a positive difference in their communities, they should be strongly encouraged to do so.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
Stanford University is offering the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Students will attend courses over the summer where they can study Business, Humanities, Arts, or the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory's Outreach Summer Program.
STEMAbility Exploring Science and Engineering
See document in the Document Manager for information.
Summer Discovery at UT Austin
Pre-college enrichment, college prep, and intensive institutes for grades 9-12.
University of Virginia Curry School of Education Summer Enrichment Program
We offer quality learning experiences designed to cultivate interest and potential in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Qualifying students should be identified as gifted or show high potential in academic fields or intellectual, creative, artistic and/or leadership capacities.
VCU Dental Career Exploration (DCE) & Dental Hygiene Career Exploration (DHCE)
DCE and DHCE are offered to high school students from the city of Richmond and Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico counties who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry or dental hygiene. Preference will be given to highly-qualified, underrepresented minority, first generation college, or students interested in serving in under-served communities, but is open to all applicants. DCE is a two-week, non-residential program for high school students who want to explore dentistry through hands-on lab activities and interactive workshops. DHCE is a three-day, non-residential program for high school students who want to explore dental hygiene through hands-on lab activities and interactive workshops.
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities Youth Leadership Forum
A personal, leadership, and career development training program for rising high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential and motivation. Directions for completing the application can be found here.
Virginia Latino Higher Education Network's Hispanic College Institute
The program is for high school sophomores and juniors and provides college application and financial aid information, as well as the opportunity to engage with successful Hispanic leaders and role models. More information at this link: http://www.admiss.vt.edu/pr/events/HCI2016.pdf
Virginia Space Grant Consortium
Free. statewide STEM program for current 8th and 9th graders. Sessions are offered at Old Dominion University, Virginia Tech, and University of Virginia.
Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps
The Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for crewmember positions. You must be 14-17 years old, and will live in Virginia's state parks for a three-week session and will earn a stipend.
Wentworth Institute of Technology
The Department of Architecture at Wentworth is offering a program called SummerFAB. Participants can stay on campus or commute to Wentworth on a daily basis. Students will take a four-credit college elective course in Architecture.