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Summer Programs & Camps

(Provided for information only; no endorsement of any program implied)



Deadline to Apply

Aug.4 – Aug. 14, 2017

The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program

(This program is intended for low-income students with excellent academic records who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism)

Feb. 24, 2017

June 3-9 & June 10-16, 2017

United States Military Academy Summer Leaders Experience -

 (SLE gives high school juniors a week to experience life as a cadet to inform their college selection decision.

SLE is a fast-paced program of academic classes, military training, physical fitness training and intramural athletics)

March 30, 2017

June 5-7, 2017

TACAC Camp College 2017 – Southern Methodist University -

April 1, 2017

June 11-15, 2017

The University of Texas @ Austin 2017 Subiendo Academy

 (must be a current high school junior)

Jan. 2017

July 2-21, 2017

Caminos Al Futuro 2017

Caminos al Futuro is a fully-funded summer scholarship program that engages high-achieving juniors (rising seniors) from U.S. high schools in a residential academic leadership development program at the George Washington University. 

 March 1, 2017

July 17-23, 2017

Wild Conservation Camp -

(Subject matter will include wildlife and plant identification, species diversity, conservation ethics, wildlife capture and census techniques, wildlife tracking, predator-prey dynamics, population management, fishing, shooting sports, and much more)

May 31, 2017

June 18-July 20, 2017 (4 sessions)

Sam Houston State University Criminal Justice Summer Camp

 (If you have dreams of a career in criminal justice, come get a glimpse of the real deal. Visit with law enforcement agents, professors, and criminal justice students, as well as go on tours of a prison, crime lab, and morgue. Participate in activities that give you hands-on experience, such as investigating a mock crime scene, being arrested, arresting someone else, and the like)

April 3, 2017

June 17 – Aug. 5, 2017

Harvard University Secondary School Program- Jumpstart Your College Career (a seven-week program)


May 8, 2017

July 9 - to August 4

Duke University Summer College (for current 10th & 11th graders


April 14, 2017

July 15 - August 4, 2017

Duke Summer Academy for High School Students (Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students.

  Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply)

April 14, 2017

July 16-22, 2017

Cornell University Catalyst Academy Engineering Camp

(African American, Latino/a, or Native American) critically underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math are especially encouraged)

March 15, 2017


Texas Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students



A Week-by-Week Guide to Summer Camps in the Houston Area
Everything for kids, teens, & families in Houston & surrounding communities



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Prairie View A&M University Summer Programs Directory

This directory is designed to help you find information about the summer programs offered on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. There are programs designed for students as young as middle school age and up to current undergraduate transfer students.  Each listing gives a description of the program and provides website links and contact information for further details.



University of Houston-Downtown - Summer Camp 2017
(Early Bird Registration – (April 1 - May 22, 2017) :  Get a FREE Kindle by registering 3 or more courses for each child on or before March 31, 2017)​​

Regular Registration:
on or after May 23, 2017

Registration will be open at 8 am on Wednesday, February 15th!

Baylor University Summer Music Camps

Summer camp participants stay in the Baylor residence halls and eat all meals in university dining halls.  Participants will meet hundreds of students from around the state and the country, and they will participate in activities such as swimming, movies, and more.



Rice University K-12 Initiatives -
Programs offered throughout the year are designed to educate and inspire K-12 students in arts, science, math, athletics, music and more. 
Non-credit and credit programs are available.



Sam Houston State University Summer Camps (Camps at a Glance)
Camps camp is designed to help students learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a fun, creative way with hands-on learning opportunities.



Stephen F. Austin University Summer Camps (Academics, Art, Music & Theatre)


One-week camps begin each Monday, June 12–29 and July 10–13.

Lone Star College Discovery College
Programs for ages 6 – 17. Weekly sessions starting at $97

Registration Opens March 1







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