North Carolina Summer Programs and Camps

for High School Students

North Carolina Summer Programs for High School Students


This page of the directory includes information about North Carolina summer programs. Scroll down to view summer opportunities for high school students and teenagers in North Carolina.

 

Overview Information about Summer Programs in North Carolina

North Carolina has a diverse set of summer programs and camps that are available for high school students. The programs are held in a variety of locations in the state, which include Boone, Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh, Winston-Salem as well as other places.

The summer programs in North Carolina offer students the chance to learn about a variety of different areas such as art, engineering, enrichment, music, pre-college, science, technology, and more. North Carolina summer programs can provide high school students with the chance to examine topics of interest, meet and work with peers, gain experience on university campuses, and learn about fields of study as well as potential career options. The posting on this page include North Carolina summer programs.

North Carolina Summer Program Spotlights

North Carolina Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students

  • Appalachian State Summer Pre-College Youth Camps for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students in North Carolina
    Appalachian State Summer Camps

 

 

 

  • Duke University Summer Youth Programs and Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students
    Duke Summer Camps

 

  • Duke TIP Summer Program for Gifted and Talented Students in Grades 4-12
    Duke TIP

 

  • Emagination Tech Summer Camps – Available for High School Students, Teenagers, and Kids from North Carolina
    Emagination Tech Camps

 

 

  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Programs for High School Students
    UNCSA Summer Programs

 

 

 

  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students
    UNC Charlotte Summer Camps

 

  • University of North Carolina Greensboro Summer Music Camp for High School Students, Teenagers, and Kids
    UNCG Music Camp

 

 

 

 

 

  • Western Carolina Summer Science Camps for 7th – 9th Grade Students
    WCU Summer Camps

 

 

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for High School Students and Teenagers

 
Program: Appalachian State University Pre-College Summer Youth Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Boone, North Carolina
Description: Appalachian State University offers a variety of summer youth academic camps.  The summer youth academic camps enable students to gain valuable experiences with high interest topics.  The summer youth academic camps include an anatomy and physiology program, a forensic anthropology program, a math program, and other topics of interest to students.
Participants: High school students and middle school students.
Program website: Appalachian State University Summer Youth Camps
 
Program: Duke University Summer College for High School Students: Durham, North Carolina
Description: Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. If you are a current grade 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early. Apply early as the program fills quickly!

Summer College for High School Students, a four-week, credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conducive for collegiate success.

Why choose Duke for your summer college experience?

  • Earn college credit while studying in classes with Duke undergraduate students and your international peers.
  • Enjoy an unparalleled residential program and make friends from around the world.
  • Choose from five evening film series to complete your academic experience (TED Talks, the Oscars, NOVA, NOVA ScienceNOW, Great Documentaries).
  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
  • Get additional academic support from our Extended Learning Opportunities (Academic Writing, College Preparation, SAT Training)

View the student generated blog: http://sites.duke.edu/summersession2014

Participants: Current 10th and 11th grade high school students.
Program website: Summer College at Duke University
 
Program: Duke University Summer Academy for High School Students: Durham, North Carolina
Description: 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. If you are a current grade 9th – 12th student, you are eligible to apply early. Apply early as the program fills quickly!

Summer Academy for High School Students, a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of global citizens from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment to gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders.

  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
  • Explore global themes (health, entrepreneurship, environmentalism, leadership and diplomacy, communications) in morning and afternoon classes and make connections with students from around the world.
  • Focus upon a single evening film series designed for fun and variety (TED Talks, the Oscars, NOVA, NOVA ScienceNOW, Great Documentaries) .
  • Immerse yourself over three weeks in rich and varied residential experiences, going on an exciting excursion to Washington, DC, attending baseball games, participating in music and dance events, shopping, and much more!
  • Get additional academic support from our Extended Learning Opportunities (Academic Writing, College Preparation, SAT Training)

View the student generated blog: http://sites.duke.edu/summersession2014/

Participants: Current 9th – 12th grade high school students.
Program website: Summer Academy at Duke University
 
Program: Duke University Summer Youth Programs for High School Students and Middle School Students: Durham, North Carolina
Description: Experience a summer of vibrant and challenging academic enrichment opportunities at Duke University! For over 30 years, Duke Youth Programs, hosted by Duke Continuing Education, has offered a wide range of intellectually stimulating and fun activities for middle and high school students. Participant can choose from a variety of options—writing, science, math, computers, leadership and precollege. Held on Duke University’s beautiful campus, participants will have the chance to experience college life and meet friends from all over the world.
Participants: High school students and middle school students
Program website: Duke University Summer Youth Programs
 
Program: Duke TIP Summer Programs Held at Duke University in North Carolina and Other Universities Around the Country
Description: Duke TIP is a program for academically talented students in grades four through twelve. In addition to two talent searches with enrichment opportunities, academic year and independent learning opportunities, and research-based advice and support for gifted students, TIP offers a number of summer programs, including:

  • CRISIS, a week-long residential program using problem-based learning for grades 5 and 6.
  • eInvestigators, a month-long online programs for grades 4 through 6 where participants solve a mystery.
  • Summer Studies, a three-week-long residential program for grades 7 through 10, equivalent to a semester-long college course.
  • eStudies, an advanced two-month-long online program for grades 7 through 11.
  • Field Studies, a two-week-long program for grades 9 through 12 using experiential learning.

Participants: Students in grades 4-12.
Program Website:
Duke TIP
 
Program: iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens: Universities in North Carolina
Description: This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 275,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, build websites, design video games, experience virtual reality, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style. Tech-savvy instructors teach curriculum in small groups of just 8 students per instructor and campers enjoy long-term benefits that extend into future careers. iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Get started today at www.idtech.com or call (888)709-8324 and join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow.
Participants: Kids and teenagers.
Summer program website: iD Tech Camps
 

Program: iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens
Description: Don’t just play games, code and create your own! At this two-week, overnight academy, students ages 13-18 explore advanced topics in 3D modeling and printing, video game design, programming, and level design.

After two weeks of immersive, hands-on instruction, students leave the academy with a polished portfolio that includes projects from the course. They meet new friends with similar interests, see what it’s like to be a STEM professional, and enjoy long-term benefits that extend beyond school, college, and future careers.

iD Tech Academies are taught in small groups of no more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Our elite academy faculty are recruited from top universities like UCLA, Stanford, and NYU, and they’re passionate about the subjects they teach—iD Tech has been voted a Top Workplace by Bay Area News Group for 6 years and running!

At the academy, teens will gain access to in-depth industry insights and have the opportunity to explore some of the nation’s top universities; iD Game Design & Development Academy is held at Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Emory, University of Washington, and more. In addition, iD Tech also offers weeklong summer programs for ages 7-17, early-education STEM programs for ages 6-9, all-girls tech camps, and an online learning platform.

More than 235,000 students have attended an iD Tech summer program since 1999, and many have gone on to land internships at Facebook and Google, publish award-winning apps, start nonprofits and businesses, and more! Visit us online at our website to find what’s near you.

Participants: High school students and middle school students (13-18).
Summer Program Website: iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens
 

Program: iD Coding and Engineering Academy for Teens Programming Academy
Description: Calling all teen coders! At this two-week, overnight academy, students ages 13-18 explore advanced topics in programming, app development, electrical engineering, and robotics.

After two weeks of immersive, hands-on instruction, students leave the academy with a polished portfolio that includes projects from the course. They meet new friends with similar interests, see what it’s like to be a STEM professional, and enjoy long-term benefits that extend beyond school, college, and future careers.

iD Tech Academies are taught in small groups of no more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Our elite academy faculty are recruited from top universities like UCLA, Stanford, and NYU, and they’re passionate about the subjects they teach—iD Tech has been voted a Top Workplace by Bay Area News Group for 6 years and running!

At the academy, teens will gain access to in-depth industry insights and have the opportunity to explore some of the nation’s top universities; this coding bootcamp is held at Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Emory, Rice, University of Washington, and more. In addition, iD Tech also offers weeklong summer programs for ages 7-17, early-education STEM programs for ages 6-9, all-girls tech camps, and an online learning platform.

More than 235,000 students have attended an iD Tech summer program since 1999, and many have gone on to land internships at Facebook and Google, publish award-winning apps, start nonprofits and businesses, and more! Visit us online at our website to find what’s near you.

Participants: High school students and middle school students (13-18).
Summer program website: iD Coding and Engineering Academy for Teens
 

Program: University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Summer High School Programs in Filmmaking, Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Art: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Description: The University of North Carolina School of the Arts offers a variety of summer programs for high school students. Sessions include film production, dance, drama, music, animation, and visual arts. The summer program enable students to students can learn about and receive instruction in high interest areas. Participating students have the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills, learn from faculty members, participate hands-on expereinces, receive instruction, and connect with other students. Students also have a chance to get a feel for the college experience and to learn about professional options in areas of interest.
Participants:  High school students.
Program website: UNCSA Summer Programs for High School Students
 

Program: North Carolina A&T State University Summer Youth Enrichment Programs for High School Students and Middle School Students: Greensboro, North Carolina
Description: North Carolina A & T State University offers a variety of academic and department summer programs for high school students and middle school students. The programs are designed to help students review material from school, prepare for the upcoming school year, and explore topics of interest. Students also have the opportunity to explore a college campus and utilize resources at the university.the opportunity to explore a college campus and utilize resources at the university.
Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students.
Program website: North Carolina A & T Summer Youth Enrichment Programs
 
Program: University of North Carolina, Charlotte Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students: Charlotte, North Carolina
Description: UNC Charlotte offers summer programs and camps for high schools students and middle school students. Students have the opportunity to learn about high interest topics, engage in hands-on activities, and get a feel for college life. There are a variety of subject-specific camps that can students can choose. Topics include leadership, robotics and engineering, and mock trial.
Participants: High school students, middle school students and elementary students.
Program website: University of North Carolina, Charlotte Summer Camps
 
Program: University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG) Summer Music Camp for High School Students and Middle School Students: Greensboro, North Carolina
Description: UNC Greensboro offers a summer music camp that provides participants with the opportunity to enhance their musical skills, meet other musicians, work with faculty members, and enjoy playing music in a positive setting. There are a variety of musical sessions, which include band, orchestra, chorus, and piano. Group instruction and private lessons are available through the camp. Each camp features a concluding concert showcase performance.
Participants: High school students and middle school students (grades vary depending on the camp).
Program website: North Carolina Greensboro Summer Music Camp
 
Program: North Carolina State University Engineering Summer Program for Ninth and Tenth Grade High School Students: Raleigh, North Carolina
Description: North Carolina State University offers a summer program that designed for rising ninth and tenth grade high school students. Participants have the opportunity to learn about different facets of engineering, explore engineering topics, participate in activities, learn about careers in the field, meet peers, and gain experience on a college campus.
Participants: High school students entering 9th or 10th grade.
Program website: North Carolina State Summer Engineering Program
 
Program: Wake Forest University Summer LENS Program for High School Students – Rising Juniors and Seniors: Winston Salem, North Carolina
Description: The Wake Forest Summer LENS is designed to promote critical thinking and communication. Students have the opportunity to focus on global sustainability or cultural crossroads. Both options provide students with the opportunity to discuss, explore, and examine interesting topics. In addition, participating students have the opportunity to get the feel of a college campus, connect with peers, engage in active learning, share ideas, and work with program faculty.
Participants:  Rising high school juniors and seniors.
Program website: Wake Forest University Summer LENS Pre-College Program
 
Program: Wake Forest University Summer Medical Camp for High School Students: Winston Salem, North Carolina
Description: The Wake Forest Camp Med Summer Program is designed for students with an interest in the medical field. Students have the opportunity to learn about the medical field and working as medical professional. Participating students have a chance to engage in hands-on learning, hear from medical professionals, and explore a variety of careers in the field of medicine.
Participants:  High school students.
Program website: Wake Forest University Camp Med Summer Program