Summer Workshops and Programs

    Carnegie Mellon University

    FREE Cyber Security Summer Opportunity

    July 18 - 20, 9am - 4m

    Space is limited to first 75 students - Sign up NOW!

    GirlGov 2016 - 2017 Application

    GirlGov, created by teen women for teen women, is designed to provide local girls with the opportunity to learn, first hand, about civics, government, philanthropy, community involvement, women's history, and leadership.  The program is open to all girls entering 9th to 12th grade who live in Pennsylvania. There is no fee to participate.

    Application Deadline: April 29, 2016

    Oxford, OH

    Session I: July 3 - July 15

    Session II: July 17 - July 29

    Application Deadline: May 1


    Southwest Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center (AHEC) 

    University of Pittsburgh

    July 18 - 22

    For current 9th and 10th grade students

    Application Deadline: Received by Fri. April 29


    Going Global: A Summer Pre-College Program

    University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center

    June 13 - July 1

    Courses: Global Issues, Arabic or Chinese

    Apply Before April 30


    Waynesburg University

    June 13 - June 17

    Deadline April 29


    July 17 - July 30

    Nursing, Business, Game Programming, Psychology, The Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and will continue to be accepted until the program is fully enrolled. 


    Ithaca College

    One Week Session: June 26 - July 1

    Three Week Session: July 4 - 22

    Application Deadline May 1


    Ithaca College

    July 4 - 15

    Application Deadline May 15


    St.Bonaventure University

    June 26 - 30

    Registration Deadline May 1


    St. Bonaventure University

    July 17 - 23

    Registration Deadline June 1


    Cleveland Institute of Art

    July 10 - 22 (two week Program)

    July 24 - August 5 ( Two week program)

    July 10 - August 5 (four week program)

    For students entering grades 10 - 12

    Scholarships available

    Applications Due: June 1


    is a program sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University. The program serves 75 African American high school males each year. The FREE program begins with a 7-day residential session on the campus of Robert Morris University and continues one Saturday per month throughout the school year. The young men are exposed to activities designed to increase their educational and leadership opportunities and challenging curriculum that will enhance their self-awareness and world view. The institute is staffed by a faculty consisting of African American male leaders from the region whose diverse backgrounds span the range from the pulpit to the boardroom. The leadership sessions are designed to inspire and motivate the participants as well as to provide a venue for adult African American male role models to share their knowledge and wisdom.

    Application Deadline: May 9, 2016.


    Westminster College

    June 27 - 30

    8:30 - 5:00

    For upcoming 9th and 10th graders

    Registration limited to first 30 students


    Questions? Contact Dr. Pete Smith


    July 10 - 15

    University of Pittsburgh

    Registration Deadline: June 1


    The Western Pennsylvania Summer STEMM Academy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine)

    For students currently in grades 9, 10 and 11

    Fox Chapel High School

    Monday June 20 - Friday July 7

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students will be notified accordingly. Discount given to those who apply before January 31



    Carlow University Workshops

    Four day workshops

    For high school girls entering grades 9-12

    $279 before June 1/$299 after

    Cost includes the three-day workshop, all off-campus transportation, a T-shirt, a journal, continental breakfasts, lunches, dinners and activities. 

    July 12 - 15, 2016

    Prepare to Care is an interactive program to give girls a hands-on experience and a rare glimpse into the health field. Open to all high school girls interested in exploring healthcare professions and health science.

    July 12 - 15, 2016

    This is a program for girls interested in science, and exploring diverse career options in education, research, pharmaceuticals, and the biomedical industry. 

    July 12 - 15, 2016

    Eco Camp focuses on three core themes that students interested in pursuing careers in Environmental and Green science should be familiar with: Environment, Energy and Sustainability.


    Carnegie Mellon University


    Summer Tech Camps - programming, engineering, robotics, game design, 3D modeling, 3D printing

    Leap@CMU 2016  - students are exposed to Computer Science

    July 11-16, 2016

    Deadline to Apply:  May 2

     Summer Pre-College Programs - Deadline: April 1


    Chatham University

    Music and Arts Day Camp (Entering Pre K - Grade 9)


    Point Park University

    June 20 - 24, 2016

    July 18 - 22, 2016

    July 18 - 29, 2016

    June 20 - July 30, 2016

    Six weeks - performance

    June 20 - July 9, 2016

    Three weeks - no performance

    June 27 - July 1, 2016

    July 11 - July 21, 2016

    Increasing Awareness of Accounting Careers Among Minority High School Students

    June 26 - July 1


    University of Pittsburgh

    The Bridge - College Prep and Leadership Academy


    Washington and Jefferson College

    For students in grades 8 - 12

    July 10 - July 23

    July 24 - August 6


    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

    Exploring Careers Outdoors

    Kirby House, near Wilkes-Barre, PA

    July 10 - 15, 2016

    FREE for students entering grades 10 - 12

    Application accepted until April 15


    The Art Institute of Pittsburgh


    Manchester Craftsmen's Guild


    Heinz History Center


    Fallingwater Architecture Camp


    The Writing Studio - Creative Writing Workshop

    Kentucky Avenue School, Shadyside


    Western Pennsylvania Writing Project


    Pittsburgh Fimmakers

    High School Immersions - In the Immersions, students delve into studio and media arts techniques, practices and mediums in intensive project-based programs. Highly trained and experienced teaching artists provide students with a college-like atmosphere in which to explore mediums like filmmaking, ceramics, painting, programming and creature design.

    Robert Morris University

    Middle School 

     'Energy Ties' Middle School Camp

    July 21-22, 2016




    High School

    Electro-Optics Engineering Camp

    July 25-28, 2016



     The Great Energy Race Camp

    July 18-20, 2016



    Girls in STEM Research Camp

     July 18-21, 2016





    Science of Food Workshop

    June 17, 2016