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Summer Enrichment Opportunities

Welcome to TL's new webpage for activities during the summer!  Summer vacation is approximately 10 weeks long, between the end of final exams in June and the first day of school in August.  Opportunities include camps, classes, internships, jobs, volunteering...relaxation & vacation!  Many students will also do test prep for the ACT and/or SAT, particularly rising juniors but also some seniors.  Check back periodically, as we will add new opportunities from time to time!

College of Marin. June 12-July 20. Deadline varies.

NSLC/National Student Leadership Conferences: UC Berkeley, UCLA, 12 others in the US, plus Duke/Singapore & Yale/Singapore

Oxbridge Academic Programs: Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Spain, France, Cambridge, Oxford

Fir Acres Writing Workshop: at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, June 21-July 4 2020. For rising Seniors/2021, Juniors 2022, and Sophomores 2023. Financial Aid available. Application available now, Priority deadline Jan. 1 2020.

Johns Hopkins Univ. CTY/Center for Talented Youth. California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York. Dates vary.  4 programs: Academic Explorations, Civic Leadership, Global Issues in the 21st Century, Intensive Studies. Financial aid available. Application available soon, deadline TBA.  

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College. Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, PA. Architecture, Art, Computational Biology, Design, Drama, Game Academy, Music, Math & Science, Writing & Culture. Financial aid available. Deadline: March 1 2020.

Summer at Columbia. Columbia College, Chicago, IL. July 13-31 2020. Filmmaking, musical theater, game development, digital music production, screenwriting, illustration. Financial aid is available. Deadline ASAP, programs fill on a rolling basis. 

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop: at Denison University, Granville, OH, June 21-28 2020. For rising Seniors/2021 and Juniors/2022. Financial aid is available. Application available Jan. 6, deadline March 1 2020.

NYU/New York University: 6 weeks, for rising seniors and juniors.  Courses in arts & media; business; education; health; humanities & social sciences; STEM.  Deadline: April 1, 2020.  

Boston University: High School Honors (6 weeks, for rising juniors or seniors; take undergrad courses), RISE/Research in Science and Engineering Internship/Practicum (6 weeks; rising seniors; conduct academic research in a university lab), Academic Immersion (3 weeks; for rising seniors or juniors; Psychology, Medicine, or Creative Writing), Summer Challenge (2 weeks; students take seminars of their choice; rising seniors, juniors, or sophomores), Summer Preview (1 week; students take one subject of their choice; for rising sophomores, 9th grade or 8th grade).  Financial aid available for some. Deadlines vary.  


Class of 2021 and later


COSMOS California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Cruz, July-Aug. 2021 (dates TBA). Application available Jan. 6, 2021, deadline ~Feb. 7, 2021.

CSSSA/California State Summer School for the Arts. At CalArts, in Valencia, CA, July-Aug. 2021 (dates TBA). Cost: $2,250, financial aid available. Application available fall 2020, deadline ~February 10 2020.