Camp where the emphasis is on learning, although recreational activities are usually included as well. These may include pre-college enrichment camps for teens as well as day or resident camps for younger children. Regular summer school classes are not considered camps.
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Academic summer camps for students in grades 4 to 12, offering SAT prep, computers, acting, public speaking, and college courses on campuses including Stanford, Berkeley, and UCLA. Includes course details and registration information.
Friends of the National Zoo: Camps and Classes
Day and residential programs for kids, teens, and adults on conservation, wildlife, and biodiversity. Lists programs, schedules, and fees. [Requires family FONZ membership.]
Summer camp activities with an emphasis on learning science concepts in outdoor environments in or near California. Includes information about the company, history and focus of each program.
Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars
Three week, challenging academic programs for qualified students who have completed the 7th, 8th, or 9th grade. Held at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. Qualifications, courses, schedule, staff, and fees.
MITE2S - Minority Introduction to Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and Science
Six week residential summer program at MIT that introduces promising Native American, Hispanic American, and African American high school juniors to engineering, science, and entrepreneurship. Program is 100% scholarship-based. Curriculum, class schedule, and application information.
Musiker Discovery Programs
Pre-college enrichment programs for high school students at 7 universities; summer enrichment experience for students completing grades 6, 7, or 8 using Skills for Mind and Body Curriculum; 3 to 6-week tours of the US, Canada, and Europe for grades 7-12. FAQ and registration forms. [Flash required]
National Youth Science Camp
Month-long camp for young scientists the summer after they graduate from high school. Held at a rustic camp near Bartow, West Virginia. Two students from each state are invited by their governor to participate in this all-expenses-paid program. FAQ, photo gallery, related links, and contact details.
Resident and commuter non-competitive summer experience for academically gifted 13-18 year olds. Held on Eastern Washington University's main campus in Cheney. FAQ and downloadable registration form.
Summer Institute For The Gifted
Three-week residential, co-educational, summer program for academically talented students in grades 1-11. Program blends college-level courses and traditional summer camp activities. Held at selected colleges, universities, and prep schools in the northeastern United States. Courses, campuses, tuitions, and application form.
Summer Study Programs
Offers pre-collegiate experience with college credit programs and enrichment programs at Penn State University, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and The American University of Paris. Programs, staff, FAQ, and application forms.
Teaches learning and life skills in four program levels for all types of students from grade 4 to 12+. Offers a balance of outdoor activities and academic studies. Campus locations, dates, tuition, program details, and FAQ.
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