Summer Programs (& More)

Moorestown High School compiles and makes available this list of programs and opportunities. Moorestown High School in no way represents, guarantees, or warrants the viability, awarding, or funding of any of the programs listed below.

2018 - 2019

Temple University Offers Multiple Pre-College Programs:
Temple University offers multiple pre-college programs that guide high school students in the right direction for college.  Whether students want to earn college credit or get ready to take the SAT, they can do it at Temple this summer.  Applications are open and some financial aid is available! You are encouraged to start the process today by beginning an application to Temple Summer Academy or putting down a deposit to hold your spot in Temple College 101.  For more information call 215-204-2712 or email

Summer Humanities Institute Offered by Christopher Newport University in Virginia:
Christopher Newport University's Summer Humanities Institute is a two-week residential program where students who take or plan to enroll in college-level coursework while in high school (AP, IB or DE) can learn in and outside the classroom from dynamic college faculty in the disciplines of philosophy, history, literature and cultural studies.  The 2019 Summer Humanities Institute theme “Heroes and Epics” is evocative and timeless.  Students will find heroes in literature, drama, history, philosophy, religion and the classics, while the epic narrative shapes their understanding of who a hero is and how their improbable achievements become possible.  Through seminar-styled courses, students will explore and creatively interpret the idea of the hero, as represented in historical and contemporary western thought and artistic expression.  Students will also examine various cultural understandings of the hero and the anti-hero, considering your own potential self-discovery in the process.  The multidisciplinary immersion course supports the advanced courses students are taking in high school. Participants live in our residence halls, eat in the dining halls, learn in college classrooms and earn three college credits.   Visit for more information and to apply.

Carnegie Mellon Offers Summer Math and Science Academy:
Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science is a six-week residential experience that provides high school seniors and a small group of high school juniors who have interest in computer science, engineering and/or the natural sciences, with the opportunity to achieve skills to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields.  There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend the Summer Programs for Diversity.  Students engage in hands-on learning and research via science and engineering projects, taught by Carnegie Mellon faculty, teachers and graduate students. Upperclass college students also serve as classroom assistants, tutors and mentors.

The Summer Opportunities for Access & Inclusion Programs invite students with strong academic records, who are U.S. citizens/permanent residents, to apply.  Students with the following backgrounds are invited to apply:
•Underrepresented minorities
•Families of low socioeconomic status, which may be indicated by eligibility for public assistance programs or free/reduced lunch programs
•Potentially first in family to attend college
•Attendance at rural or inner-city high schools with historically low rates of admittance to top-tier colleges

If you feel you may be a good fit for the Summer Academy for Math and Science, apply via the online application – admission is offered on a rolling basis, and the application deadline is February 15, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact Associate Director of Admission Miguel Alvarez in the Office of Admission.

Stanford University Offers Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students:
Deadlines for our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January.   Admission is selective.  Limited financial aid is available.  Programs include:  Stanford Summer Arts Institute, Stanford Summer Humanities Institute, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes, Stanford AI4ALL, Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC), and Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics.  For more information visit or

LIM College Offers Pre-College Programs:

LIM College aims to empower young people to realize their full intellectual and professional potential while acquiring the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in the global business of fashion.   Since 1939, LIM College has helped thousands of students graduate with both a degree and a resume.  Their popular “Fashion Lab” programs give high school students the chance to test-drive potential careers in the business of fashion.  Summer Fashion Lab is a comprehensive pre-college program.  With credit and non-credit courses, participants study fashion at the college level, experience New York City, and get a taste of life at LIM.  A limited number of scholarships are available.   Saturday Fashion Lab is a series of workshops held on Saturdays in the spring. Participants are introduced to various areas of the fashion business — including buying, styling, marketing, merchandising, and product development.  For more information see the Summer Fashion Lab brochure.

Gettysburg College Offers Summer Academic Camp Programs:
Camps include Camp Psych, Sunderman Piano Institute, Young Writers Workshop3D Object Modeling and Printing CampCoding for Robotics & Electronics Camp, and the Civil War Institute Summer Conference.

Montclair State University Offers Hispanic Student College Institute 2019:
Montclair State University is excited to announce that the application for the Hispanic Student College Institute 2019 is now OPEN!  Montclair State University, the largest four-year Hispanic Serving Institution in New Jersey, is offering a Hispanic Student College Institute on August 6-8, 2019, for rising high school juniors and seniors.  The Institute will be a transformational experience for 200 students who identify as Hispanic.  They will be challenged to think big about their future and the impact they will have on their community after college.  Best of all, there will be no cost for students to participate and attend.  Through the Hispanic Student College Institute, students will: engage in career exploration and goal-setting initiatives, attend college-planning workshops, participate in a majors fair and mock college interviews, and live on campus in Machuga Heights.  Institute participants will be eligible for scholarships to attend Montclair State University in the future and will receive certificates of completion to include in their college applications and their resumes.  Academically committed students who identify as Hispanic are encouraged to apply by visiting and completing the online application.  For more information, please email

University of Rochester Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit  You may also contact the University of Rochester with questions at (585) 275-3221 or

University of Virginia Offers "So You Want To Be An Architect?" Program:
The University of Virginia School of Architecture is hosting the "So You Want To Be An Architect?" program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Are you a high school sophomore or junior curious about the field of architecture and design?  Do you want to learn how to engage the past and shape the future?  Through interactive design exercises and a tour of Cooper Carry, students will learn about all scales of the built environment including its history, planning and design from University of Virginia School of Architecture Alumni.  For more details visit

Lebanon Valley College Offers Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp:
Lebanon Valley College will host the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp, which will be held from June 23-28, 2019.  The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health.  Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry and neuroscience.  Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health, and they will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems.  In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, nursing and biomedical laboratory research.  The Health and Biomedical Sciences camp will provide a fun, challenging and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.  For more information  visit the Health and Biomedical Sciences website or contact Dr. Courtney Lappas at

Princeton University Offers the W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute:

The W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University provides leadership, scholarship, community service, and entrepreneur training along with exposure to science and technology for high-achieving youth attending middle and secondary schools.  The program will be held from June 22, 2019 to July 27, 2019.  To download an application and to get information about requirements, costs, scholarships, curriculum, residential living, and deadlines visit  For scholarship consideration, the application deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019.  Following this deadline, online applications and supplementary materials are due no later than Friday, March 1, 2019.

2019 FBINAA Youth Leadership Program:
FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBINAA)
, an organization comprised of law enforcement professionals who are graduates of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia, is offering to qualified students (ages 14 –16) who have demonstrated above average academic standards (3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale), as well as good citizenship, the opportunity to participate in an eight-day program of leadership development at the FBI Academy.   The candidate does not have to be related or have a relationship with a National Academy graduate or FBI-LEEDA member to be considered.  This exciting program is offered through the cooperation of the FBI, and individual participants are selected and sponsored by the various state chapters of the FBINAA, who will pay transportation and student sponsorship fees.  Participants will also be included from sister organizations, including NEIA and the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.  Further, the counselors and instructional staff for the program consist of National Academy graduates who are members of the FBINAA and select FBI Special Agent personnel.  Guest lecturers in various professional disciplines also address the students.  Although the program is not limited to young persons interested in a future career in law enforcement, interested candidates should possess a desire to gain knowledge of the American system of criminal justice, as well as ethics, leadership skills, and personal development.

This year’s session of the Youth Leadership Program begins June 20, 2019, with arrival at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., and will conclude on June 28, 2019, with departure from Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.  The program is open to males and females.  Qualifications for the Youth Leadership Program are provided by the FBINAA.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to complete the application, including the necessary signatures, and to submit the forms Delanie Lynch by the due date of February 15, 2019.  Please return the completed application and essay form to Delanie Lynch at or FBI-LEEDA, Attention: Delanie Lynch, 5 Great Valley Parkway, Suite 125, Malvern, PA 19355.

Lunch with a CHOP Nursing Professional:
Come to learn more about the nursing profession at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia!  The Lunch with a CHOP Nursing Professional program is geared toward high school and early college students who are considering a career in nursing.  The event will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in CHOP's Abramson Research Building.  To register for this free event, please complete information at the link below:
.  Seating is limited, please only register if you can definitely attend.

Jefferson Offers Portfolio Review Day:
Are you considering a creative career?  If so, you are invited to attend Jefferson's (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Portfolio Review Day on Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Students will have the opportunity to share their portfolio, get some personal feedback on their work, and chat with design professors for a chance to win a full-tuition scholarship to a Jefferson design program.  To be eligible for the full-tuition scholarship, students must:

Submit an application for admission and all supporting materials, postmarked by January 12, 2019. 
•Provide a portfolio on the day of the event.  Portfolios can either be in printed (hard copy) or digital (electronic) format.  If digital, please have your portfolio saved on a flash drive in jpeg images and bring it with you on the day of the event. 
•Submit the take home design challenge by January 31, 2019. 

Optional campus tours will be offered at the conclusion of the event.  Space is limited.  RSVP BY JANUARY 8th.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 800-951-7287.

Seton Hall University Offers Sustainable Development Challenge:
Here’s your chance to make a difference in the world and win money to attend Seton Hall University.  All you have to do is participate in Seton Hall’s Sustainable Development Challenge by entering an idea that addresses a problem facing the world today.  The competition is designed to encourage high school students to take part in the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which include fighting inequality, ending hunger and tackling climate change, among others.  Ten finalists will be selected in early April to present their ideas on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Seton Hall (in person or via Skype).  

•1st Place Winner: $2,500 cash prize. Plus, a $10,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($2,500 annually). 
•2nd Place Winner: $1,000 cash prize. Plus, a $6,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,500 annually). 
•All other Finalists will receive a $4,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,000 annually). 
How to Enter:  Students must submit a 300–500 word statement addressing their thoughts and ideas about how they can be part of the solution and raise awareness or effect change related to one of the UN goals.  To learn more and to submit an entry, visit  Deadline is Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Eligibility:  All high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.  All students who submit an idea are invited to the presentations and can also attend a congratulatory reception on campus immediately following the event.  While there, they will meet with Seton Hall faculty and community members who are experts in the fields of international affairs and sustainable development. 

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS):
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) offers nine interdisciplinary sessions at Yale’s historic campus in New Haven, CT, and Yale Center Beijing offers YYGS-Beijing in their state of the art facilities in Beijing, China.  Current 10th and 11th graders are eligible to apply.  Applications are due February 6, 2019.  For more information and to apply visit  All sessions share a single application but students can indicate preferences for up to three sessions on the application.  Students may only attend one session each summer.

Block 1: June 16-29, 2019
•Applied Science & Engineering (ASE)
•International Affairs & Globalization (IAG)
•Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship (SDSE)

Block 2: July 7-20, 2019
•Frontiers of Science & Technology (FST)
•Literature, Philosophy, & Culture (LPC)
•Politics, Law, & Economics (PLE)

Block 3: July 28-August 10, 2019
•Biological & Biomedical Science (BBS)
•Creative Arts & Media (CAM)
•Politics, Law, & Economics (PLE)
•YYGS-Beijing: Asia in the 21st Century (ATC)

Rutgers University Offers K-12 Pre-College Opportunities Fair:
The Rutgers University–New Brunswick Office of Summer & Winter Sessions invites you to the K-12 Pre-College Opportunities Fair.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.  Connect with pre-college program staff and learn about opportunities available during the academic year and summer for K-12 students.  Attend workshops and chat with undergraduate admissions, financial aid, and Rutgers test prep.   There will be light refreshments and giveaways for attendees!  Please register for this free event by Friday, January 4, 2019.  If you have questions, please write to

Senator Singleton is Seeking Interns:
Senator Singleton is seeking college and high school junior and senior applicants (at least 16 years old) for January - June 2019 interns.  Interns in Senator Singleton's legislative office will participate in constituent service and local community outreach activities.  They will also have the opportunity to actively engage in the legislative process by working on policy initiatives and, if schedules permit, they will shadow Senator Singleton for a day at the State House.  Strong writing and communications skills are necessary.  Internships are not compensated, but qualify for college course credit at most institutions of higher education as well as community service hours for most area high schools.  If interested, please email your resume (college) or letter of interest (high school) to with "Internship" in the subject line by January 2, 2019.  Or, please call Jennifer Aydjian at 856-234-2790 for more information.

Drexel University College of Medicine Offers Mini-Med Summer Camp:

The Mini-Med Summer Camp through Drexel University College of Medicine offers two 3 week sessions:  Session 1 is June 24 - July 12; Session 2 is July 15 - August 2.  Application deadline is March 15, 2019.  For more information and to apply visit  You may also call 215-762-6800 or email

Cornell University Offers Summer College for High School Students:
Cornell University offers summer pre-college programs for talented high school students.  For more information visit

Duke University Offers Summer Programs for High School Students:
Duke University
 offers their Duke Summer Session, which includes Summer College at DukeSummer Academy - Traditional, and Accelerated STEM Academy.  For more information visit Duke Summer Session.

2019 NJ Scholars Program – Invitation to Apply, Deadline is December 7, 2018:

The New Jersey Scholars Program is a tuition-free, five-week summer program for students who are residents of New Jersey, United States citizens and rising seniors at the high school level in New Jersey.  Each school is permitted to submit up to two applications to be determined by the school’s internal process.  If selected by NJSP as a semifinalist, applicants are invited to participate in a group interview with NJSP.  The Program selects Scholars from among the semifinalists.   Applicants must be able to commit to attending the program from June 23 - July 26, 2019.  Please go to the NJSP website for additional information about this year's topic, "Mind and Body: The Future of Being Human" -

If you are interested in applying, please complete the Google form - .  We will select the two MHS representatives from this pool of students.  
This form is due by Friday, December 7, 2018.

Governor’s School of New Jersey – Internal applications due 12/14/2018:
The prestigious Governor's School of New Jersey Program seeks high-achieving juniors interested in rigorous STEM summer academic programs.  There are two programs operating in 2019.  The Governor's School in the Sciences will be hosted by Drew University from July 14- August 3, 2019, and the Governor's School of Engineering & Technology will be hosted by Rutgers University from June 30- July 26, 2019.  All interested parties must be willing to meet the necessary time commitment of either program.  In filling out this form you are only completing the preliminary stage of what is an intensive, multi-step selection process.  Moorestown is only permitted to nominate one applicant for each Governor's School program.  The deadline for submitting your application of interest via the Google form is 12/14/2018.  Google Form:

Temple University Offers the Temple Summer Academy:
For more information and to apply visit the Temple Summer Academy web site.

Boston University Offers Summer Pre-College Journalism Institute:
The New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University offers the Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute.  For more information visit

RCBC Offers Summer Courses:
Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) offers summer courses.  The summer schedule can be found at  To search for available summer courses,

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio Offers Summer Scholars Program:
For more information visit

Summer Game Camps and Fashion Camps :
Game Experience 
offers camps in Technology and Fashion.  For more information on Technology camps, visit  For more information on Fashion camps, visit

Lesley College Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
Lesley College 
offers summer Pre-College Programs for high school students.  For more information and to register visit Lesley College's Pre-College Programs web site.

Stevens Tech Offers Pre-College Summer Programs for High School Students:
Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey offers Pre-College Summer Programs for high school students.  For more information and to apply visit

Fairleigh Dickinson University Offers Summer Pre-College Program:
The Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University offers theirSummer Pre-College program.  For more information and to apply visit FDU's Summer Pre-College web page.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Offers Discover Business Teen Academy:
The Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University offers the Discover Business Teen Academy this summer.  For more information and to apply visit FDU's Discover Business Teen Academy web page.

University of Pittsburgh Offers "The Bridge" Program:
"The Bridge - College Prep & Leadership Academy" is offered by the University of Pittsburgh.  For more information visit "The Bridge".

Pillar College Offers Summer Programs:
Pillar College offers summer programs.  For more information and to register visit

Susquehanna University Offers Summer Learning Institutes:
Programs include:  Actor's Institute, Choral Institute, Exploring Legal Careers, #GoMedia, I-Engineer, Leadership Institute for Entrepreneurship, Publishing & Editing Institute, Stream Ecology Institute, Wall Street Susquehanna, Sustainability 101, Strings & Keyboard Institute, Wind Ensemble Institute, and Writer's Workshop.  For more information and to apply visit

"How to Give a Great Audition" Workshop at TCNJ:
The College of New Jersey is offering the "How to Give a Great Audition" workshop on Saturday, November 17, 2018.  For more information visit

Temple University's Tyler School of Art Offers Portfolio Bootcamps:
For more information visit

RCBC Offers Entrepreneurship Competition:
Rowan College of Burlington County offers the Startup Stars Competition to high school students in Burlington County and to RCBC students.  Do you have an original business idea?  Would you like to win a cash prize for your business idea?  Do you aspire to run your own company one day?  You may be a Startup Star!  To be considered for the Startup Stars Competition, you must submit your business plan models online by January 4, 2019.  Interested participants should visit for more information and to register.  The top finalists from both student groups will compete for first, second and third place cash prizes and awards.

Rutgers Offers Oncology Olympiad:
The Oncology Olympiad is a regional academic high school competition that invites students with an interest in biomedical sciences and related fields to showcase their knowledge in oncology.  For more information visit  Registration closes on 12/15/18.

Savannah College of Art and Design Offers the SCAD Challenge for a Chance at a Scholarship:
Students can put their artistic vision on display for the opportunity to earn a scholarship to Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), The University for Creative Careers.  The SCAD Challenge competition is open to current juniors and seniors in high school as of the 2018-19 academic year.  Entries must demonstrate creativity, innovation and a strong understanding of aesthetics.  A panel of SCAD faculty will review and evaluate submitted entries, and three winners will be selected from each category.

SCAD Challenge categories: 2-D design, 3-D design and modeling, Animation and game design, Fashion, Film, Graphic design, Performing arts, Photography, Writing.  The next step for junior and senior entrants is to complete an undergraduate application for admission.  Online applications and SCAD Challenge entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. ET Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.  Winners will be announced March 8, 2019.  Learn more about the SCAD Challenge.

Lockheed Martin Engineering Seminars:
If you are interested in the fields of engineering, Lockheed Martin (LMCO) is conducting 5 seminars dealing with five different areas of engineering.  These seminars will be held at Moorestown High School - Room B-127 (Mr. Engle’s Classroom).  For more information, see the Program Announcement.  If you are interested in attending, complete the Google Form for this event.

Temple University's Tyler School of Art Offers Pre-College Weekend Workshops:
For more information visit

Harcum College Offers Workshop in Digital Design:
Harcum College faculty are offering an immersive, hands-on workshop in Digital Design on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Students must register online at  For more information contact Ed Zawora, Program Director, Digital Design, at 215-704-8830 or by email at

W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute Offers Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA):
The W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University offers the Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA), which is three weekends of interactive workshops from STEM fields for 10th and 11th graders.  The three STEM tracks offered are:  Medical Science, Biomedical Engineering & Technology, and Applied Mathematics.  The program is offered from Fridays at 6 p.m. to Sundays at 2 p.m. on December 7 - 9, 2018, March 1 - 3, 2019, and April 26 - 28, 2019.  For more information and to apply visit or  Deadlines:  Applications and supplementary materials due by November 9, 2018.

Construction Industry Career Day:
The 2019 Construction Industry Career Day will be held at the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, NJ on May 28, 2019 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.  and May 29, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (May 29 is "Just Juniors" and students must be from a school group).  For more information and to register visit

2019 New Jersey Junior Science & Humanities Symposium at Rutgers University:
Students are invited to participate in the Rutgers University Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, a science fair for high school students interested in science, mathematics, and technology research.  Students who have undertaken their own scientific research, underclassmen who intend to conduct research in the future, and high school teachers are invited to attend the symposium on the campus of Rutgers University’s School of Engineering in Piscataway, NJ.  This year’s Symposium will take place March 4 - 5, 2019

Students who have conducted scientific research submit research papers to the competitive portion of the program. These students must submit abstracts of 200 words or less detailing their work by December 1, 2018.  By December 15, 2018, students must also submit a short video (2 minute maximum) presenting their answers to the following questions: (1) What did you know about your research? (2) What did you not know about your research? (3) Why is your research important?  They then must submit full research papers of their work by January 4, 2019 (All Teacher/Student Registrations are due on January 4, 2018 as well).  Based on the research papers, their panel of judges selects up to 20 of the top students as Finalists, who are chosen to give oral presentations of their work at our symposium in March.  The judges will also select up to 50 other students as Poster Finalists, who will give poster presentation of their work at their symposium.  Oral Finalists compete for up to 3 all-expense paid trips to the 2019 National Symposium, as well as Scholarships of $2,000; $1,500; or $1,000.  The top 2 Poster Finalists compete for 2 all-expense paid trips to nationals and additional prizes.

Students who have not yet conducted research or are just beginning projects are welcome to attend the symposium as observers.  On the first day of the symposium (March 4, 2018), all student researchers and sponsoring teachers participate in the symposium.  On the second day (March 5, 2018), all student researchers, observers, and sponsoring teachers participate in the symposium.  The first day will consist of the run-off presentation of the 20 oral finalists. At night, students will be treated to a formal dinner recognizing their scientific achievements, hear from a keynote speaker, and take part in team based math, science, and engineering challenges.  On the second day, the 5 oral finalists from the first day and 50 poster presenters will compete and prizes will be awarded.  PAPERS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH CVENT.  PAPERS NOT SUBMITTED THROUGH CVENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  For questions related to the symposium, please email  To register visit

Congressional Leadership Fund is Looking for Fall Interns:
The Congressional Leadership Fund is the leading Super PAC supporting Republican candidates for the U.S. House, spending $50 million during the 2016 cycle.  This is a fantastic opportunity for those interested in building a resume and learning more about campaigns and politics.  Flexible hours and able to work with busy schedules.  If interested, contact Stephen Bader at

Hugh O’Brien Youth Organization (HOBY):
*Application due date via Google Form extended to Monday, October 29.

flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar, empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their community.  The seminar curriculum is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership and develops leadership from three perspectives: Personal Leadership, Group Leadership, and Leadership for Society.  See more at:  Moorestown High School may nominate one sophomore student as the primary attendee and one sophomore student as the alternate.   Students must commit to the program dates of June 7-9, 2019 at Kean University.  Interested students must submit the Google form by Monday, 10/29/2018. Google Form:

Rowan College of Burlington County offers High School Fashion Design Workshop:
RCBC offers the High School Fashion Design Workshop on October 19, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at their Mount Holly campus.  For more information, contact or Lisa Steinberg at

Kutztown University Offers Graphic Design Day Camp:
Kutztown University's Communication Design: Design Day Camp will show students what it means to be a Graphic Designer.  The event will be held on November 3, 2018.  Registration deadline is October 15, 2018.  For more information visit  To register visit

Rowan University's CREATEs to Host 2018 National Summer Transportation Institute:
The Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATEs) of the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University will host the 2018 National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school students entering grades 10 to 12 on the University’s main Glassboro campus in Gloucester County from July 8 to July 20, 2018.  For more information visit

2017 - 2018


Summer Architecture Program Offered at Wentworth Institute of Technology:
Wentworth Institute of Technology
in Boston, Massachusetts offers a summer Architecture program called summerFAB.  For more information visit or email at

Liberty Lake Foundation Community Day, Saturday, May 5, 2018:
Want to volunteer to help with the event?  Helping with this event is a great way to get service hours for your school, to network with local organizations, and to help the Liberty Lake Foundation provide an amazing community experience.  Register here:

The University of Alabama Offers UA Early College/"Summer On Campus":

The University of Alabama's Summer On Campus/Early College offers students the opportunity to take two classes, participate in fun, engaging social activities, meet other UAEC students from across the country, and to live in a premier residence hall on the University of Alabama campus.  For more information and to apply, visit  You may also call 205-348-7083 or email

Thomas Jefferson University Offers Summer Science Program:
SummerScience@Jefferson is a four-week summer program.  Application deadline is March 30, 2018.  For more information visit

MEDacademy Offered By Cooper Medical School of Rowan University:
 is a four-week summer enrichment program for high school students aspiring to become doctors.  Eligible students are highly motivated and talented high school students entering junior and senior year.  For more information on the program, eligibility requirements, costs, dates, etc., visit  Application deadline is March 1, 2018.

Future Leaders Institute for Girls:
The Future Leaders Institute for Girls program is offered Wednesdays, February 21, 2018 - April 25, 2018, 7 - 9 p.m. in Edgewater Park, New Jersey.  For more information visit  You may also email

Opportunity For Concerned Students:
Foresight Prep @ Oberlin College offers summer programs related to Social Justice, Climate Change, and Leadership.  For more information visit

Female Entrepreneur Lecture:
Fairleigh Dickinson University is hosting the 15th Annual Female Entrepreneur Lecture on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6 p.m. on the Florham campus.  The speaker is Meg Columbia-Walsh.  For more information call 973-443-8887. 

VCU's School of the Arts Offers Pre-College Summer Intensive:
Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts offers their Pre-College Summer Intensive.  Application Deadline is March 30, 2018.  To apply visit  For more information visit VCU's Pre-College Summer Intensive web page.

Rowan Univerity Offers "College Bound Money Boot Camp":
Rowan University is offering their "College Bound Money Boot Camp" on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Savitz Hall.  Whether you are a current college student, thinking about a 2 year or 4 year college program, a technical college or program, or a training program leading to a certification, it's important to plan for what your student or you will be studying, where your student will enroll and how your student and you will pay for it.  The College Bound Money Boot Camp is designed as a one-day series of workshops and informational tables where current students, incoming students, and family members work side by side with the University's Admissions Office, Financial Aid Office, and Lenders to gain a head start and competitive edge on the admission and payment process.  Topics include:  Common Application, Transfer Application, (Rowan Merit Scholarship), "Your Money", and "Money Management."  College Bound Money Boot Camp registration must be done by March 15, 2018 by emailing your participation confirmation and/or any questions to  ***The event is free and open to middle and high school students and parents and others entering college for the first time.  A continental breakfast will be served.***  For more information contact:  Julie A. Peterson, Director, Office of Student Enrichment & Family Connections,, 856-256-4596; Alesha DeBose, Graduate Coordinator, Office of Student Enrichment & Family Connections,

YMCA Offers Teen Leaders Club:

The YMCA offers their Teen Leaders Club.  Contact Kelsey Henry for more information at or 609-654-8225, ext. 1527.

YMCA Offers Summer Programs:

The YMCA offers summer programs for youth and teens ages 13 to 16.  These programs include the YMCA's "Bold and Gold" Outdoor Leadership Development Program.  For more information and to register visit

Rotary Youth Leadership Award:

Every year, the Rotary Club of Moorestown sends up to 10 high school students to Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) to learn leadership skills.  RYLA is a four day intensive leadership training program sponsored by Rotary Club International, designed to teach team-building, problem-solving, cooperation and communication skills, to foster ethical, visionary leaders for the future.  High school students who have demonstrated superior leadership and training skills in their communities are invited to apply for sponsorship to RYLA.  The Rotary Club of Moorestown will cover the majority of the costs.  For more information or to apply to attend, please go to  The conference this year is 6/30/18 to 7/3/18 at Monmouth University. Please contact Melanie Levan at with any question.  Applications are due by March 30, 2018.

CIT Program (Counselor In Training):

If interested, contact Mary Stefano at  Applications will be available starting January 3, 2018 on the Parks & Recreation website for youth 13 to 16 years old and must be submitted by March 9, 2018.  A completed application does NOT guarantee employment.  Once an application is received, it will be reviewed, an interview scheduled, and then a decision will be made.  Interviews will be conducted through April 20th.  Once an applicant is offered a position they may formally register for the program.  Registration for the CIT program will be $75.00.  CITs will be required to be present for all weeks of their respective camps, with a maximum of 5 consecutive days off for a vacation.
Summer Employment:
The Department of Parks and Recreation will be collecting applications for Summer Parks, Summer Theatre and Special Needs Counselor positions starting January 3, 2018.  Deadline for applying is March 9, 2018.  Go to  Please download, fill out and submit the application to the Department of Parks and Recreation, 111 West Second Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057.  You must be 16 years of age by June 24, 2018 to apply for a paid position.

Digital Design & Fabrication Class Offered at Temple's Tyler School of Art:

Temple University's Tyler School of Art - Continuing Education offers their Digital Design & Fabrication class.  This workshop is structured as an introductory exploration of the applications of digital design and fabrication within the fields of art, architecture and design!  Adults and high school students will have the opportunity to work with 3D printing and laser cutting tools.  This workshop is perfect for those who are excited about trying something new, or interested in investigating how these processes can enhance their current professional skill set.  To register visit REGISTER.  You may also check for more information about High School Weekend Workshops.

Fashion Illustration/Design Workshop at RCBC:
RCBC's Fashion Department is offering a 6-week Fashion Illustration/Design Workshop.  The program takes place on Mondays at the RCBC Mount Holly Campus starting February 26 through April 2, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  The 6 week program costs $145.  High school students ages 14-17 who are interested in fashion design can learn to illustrate their original designs within a few short weeks and create an illustrated portfolio collection.  This 6-week workshop is beginner level and will start with basic techniques for creating 9-10 head fashion figures and croqui sketching original design ideas.  Using colored pencils, students will learn to render fabric and garment details of their own original designs.  This course is taught by Lisa Steinberg, RCBC Fashion Department Program Coordinator.  To register online, visit and register as a non-credit student using class code: CFA-128-05.  For more information, please email

11th Annual Martin Luther King Day Challenge, Monday, January 15:
The Volunteer Center of Burlington County will host the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Day Challenge on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The event will be held at the Burlington County Library, 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton NJ.  Join in the many service activities at this worthwhile event, including Food Collection, Animal Supplies Collection, Collection for Operation Yellow Ribbon, and Card Making.  For more information email or call 609-894-9311 ext. 1492 or 856-222-9311 ext. 1492.

Cornell University Offers Summer Engineering Academies:
Cornell University offers the CURIE Academy and the CATALYST Academy, which are one-week summer residential programs for high school students who excel in math and science. 

Bank of America Summer Internship Program:
Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service.  They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Boys and Girls Clubs of America and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C.  The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society. 

Student Leaders is part of our ongoing commitment to preparing young people for a brighter future.  If you or someone you know have a passion of improving the community, click here to learn more about our eligibility criteria.  The 2018 Student Leaders application period will be open from October 30, 2017 - February 2, 2018. 

To learn more:  

Susquehanna University's The Apprentice Writer is Accepting Submissions:
For more information visit

Susquehanna University Offers Summer Writer's Workshop and Creative Writing Day:
Susquehanna University
offers their Summer Writer's Workshop:  For more information and to apply visit  Susquehanna also offers Creative Writing Day each fall.  For more information visit

Rutgers School of Public Health Offers PHocus Summer Program:
PHocus (Public Health Outbreaks, Community & Urban Studies) will be hosted by the Rutgers School of Public Health.  Incoming 9th-12th grade students are may register to participate.  For more information email

Rutgers Offers BOLD Initiative for the Summer of 2018:
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers University announces the BOLD (BioCONECT Oncology Leadership Development) Initiative.  For more information and to apply visit

Rutgers University Offers Summer Programs:
Rutgers University offers their Summer Session New Brunswick.  For more information visit  Rutgers invites students and families to attend a K-12 Pre-College Opportunities Fair at Rutgers on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  To register for this free event visit by Friday, January 12, 2018.  If you have questions, email Rutgers at

Northeastern University Offers "Accelerate: Pre-College Programs":
The Accelerate: Pre-College Programs at Northeastern University offers summer programs in Engineering Innovation and DesignBioE Summer Immersion, Innovations in Health Professions, Experience Design and Experiential Entrepreneurship.  Visit Accelerate: Pre-College Programs for more information regarding costs, deadlines, etc.  You may also email them at or call 617-373-2200.

Wilson Harrison Foundation Presents Bethune's Polished & Poised Program:
If you are a young lady who is interested in attending workshops on fashion, beauty, social etiquette, and leadership development, and you would like to improve the life of others through community service projects, you may be interested in Bethune's Polished & Poised.  All girls ages 7 - 18 may apply for participation.  An information session will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tabernacle Baptist Church at 150 E. 2nd Street, Burlington, NJ.  For more information and to apply visit, or you may email or call 609-491-3069.

Lockheed Martin Engineering Seminars - 2017-2018:
If you are interested in the fields of engineering, Lockheed Martin (LMCO) is conducting 5 seminars dealing with five different areas of engineering.  These seminars will be held in the VTC Conference Room - First Floor of Building 770 on Centerton Road, Mt. Laurel.  If you are interested in attending complete a permission form and submit to your Science Teacher.  You can attend all and/or selected sessions.  Permission Form – MHS Permission Slip.
Lockheed Martin Seminars: 
* System Engineering – The design of a total system of many hardware and software components (previous sessions involved the use of teamwork to create a dog park). (November 15, 3:30 to 5:30 PM)
* Modeling Design  DIY techniques for airplane modeling and design with hands on foam glider build.  (December  19, 3:30 to 5:30 PM)
* Software Engineering – What is involved in the design and implementation of software? (January 16, 3:30 to 5:30 PM) 
* TBD - Game Design OR Web Design – Develop a robot battle tank to battle against other tanks. Build the best, destroy the rest!  Or build a simple yet fully functional web application from scratch   (February 13, 3:30 to 5:30 PM) 
* Snow Day/Make up Day - as needed (March 13, 3:30 to 5:30 PM)

Boston Leadership Institute Offers Summer STEM Programs:
Visit for more information.

Oral Roberts University Offers Summer College for High School Students:
Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers their Early College for High School Students during the summer.  For more information visit

Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program:
Deadline to apply is April 12, 2018.  For more information and to apply, visit

Iona College Offers Pre-College Program:
Rising juniors and seniors can attend a college course and earn college credits.  Program runs from Sunday, July 8 - Saturday, July 21, 2018.  Learn more at   For more information contact Claire Morrissey at or at 845-620-1350, ext. 1973.

TCNJ Offers Summer Pre-College Academy Series:
The College of New Jersey
 offers their Pre-College Academy Series.  For more information visit

American Collegiate Adventures (ACA) Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit

Otis College of Art and Design Offers Summer Art Program:
Located in Los Angeles, California, Otis College of Art and Design offers their Summer of Art program.  For more information visit

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Rutgers University Offers Summer Academies:
Rutgers University offers the following summer academies:  the Pre-Engineering Summer Academy, the iSTEM Academy, and the Leadership Academy.  To learn more about these academies, attend an online information session.  For more information email or call 848-932-7565.

Smith College Offers Summer Engineering Program for Women:
Smith College
 offers the Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP) for exceptional young women with strong interests in science, engineering, and medicine.  For more information visit

Carnegie Mellon University Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit

Summer Discovery Offers Summer Programs:
Various summer programs are offered through Summer Discovery at various locations.  For more information about programs, costs, and to register, visit

Centenary College Offers Centenary Summer Scholars Program:
Centenary College offers pre-college summer programs to high school students through their Centenary Summer Scholars program.  For more information on programs, dates, and costs, visit

U.S. Naval Academy Offers Programs for High School Students:
The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, offers a Summer Seminar and a Summer STEM Program for high school students.  For more information and to apply, visit

Camp Neuro for Students Interested in a Career Medicine or Psychology:
Camp Neuro serves as an introduction for high school students interested in a career in medicine or psychology.  For more information regarding the program, including costs and application deadlines, or to apply visit

Camp Cardiac for Students Interested in a Career Medicine:
Camp Cardiac serves as an introduction for high school students interested in a career in medicine.  For more information regarding the program, including costs and application deadlines, or to apply visit

NJIT Offers Pre-College Programs:
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) offers Pre-College programs in a variety of areas.  For more information visit the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs page.

The University of the Arts Offers Their Pre-College Summer Institute:
The University of the Arts in Philadelphia offers their Pre-College Summer Institute.  For more information and to register visit

Tyler School of Art at Temple University Offers Many Teen and Pre-College Programs:
The Tyler School of Art at Temple University offers Weekend Workshops and a variety of other Teen and Pre-College programs.  For more information about programs, costs, and how to apply, visit

Summer Pre-College Programs at The College of New Jersey:
TCNJ offers various summer programs.  For more information visit

Marist College Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit Marist's Summer Pre-College Program web site.

Smithsonian Student Adventures:
For more information visit

NJCTS Offers Tim Howard Leadership Academy for Students with Tourette Syndrome:
For more information visit

Susquehanna University Offers Summer High School Programs:
For more information visit

NYU Offers Summer Pre-College Programs for High School Students:
New York University offers pre-college programs during the summer.  For more information visit

Boston University Offers Summer Programs for High School Students:
For more information visit

Oxford Royale Academy Offers Summer School Programs:
Oxford Royale Academy in Oxford, United Kingdom, offers many study options in their summer school program.  For more information visit
Experience America Offers Summer Programs:
Programs include fashion, video game development, entrepreneurship, and Experience Japan.  For more information visit

"Campus NYC" Offers Culinary Arts Summer Program:
For more information visit

George Washington University Offers Pre-College Programs:
George Washington University in Washington, D.C., offers their Pre-College Programs.  To learn more about course descriptions, costs, application requirements, and to apply, visit

NYU Offers Summer Programs for High School Students:
New York University offers summer and weekend programs for high school students.  For more information visit

Syracuse University Offers Summer College for High School Students:
For more information visit

California College of the Arts Offers Summer Pre-College Program:
For more information visit

Drexel University Offers Materials Science and Engineering Summer Institute:
For more information visit

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit

Loyola University in Chicago Offers Summer Scholars Program:
For more information visit

CIP Offers a Variety of Programs for Students with Asberger's, ADHD, and LD:
CIP (College Internship Program) 
offers a variety of programs for students with Asberger's, ADHD, and Learning Differences.  For more information visit

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Offers Summer Program:
 offers their 3 Days of Fashion summer program for high school students.  For more information visit FIDM's 3 Days of Fashion web page.

Summit Camp & Travel Offers Summer Programs for Teens with Social Challenges:

Summit offers programs for children and teens with learning and social challenges.  For more information visit

Campus Tours Offered By goCAMPUSing:
A variety of college tour programs are offered by goCAMPUSing.  For more information visit

Bay Path University Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Georgetown University Offers Summer Programs for High School Students:
For more information visit

Baruch College Offers the Baruch Leadership Academy:
For more information visit

Epilepsy Foundation Offers Camp Nova:
For more information visit

Engineering Innovation Program Offered at Johns Hopkins University:
For more information visit

Youth for Understanding Offers Summer Study Abroad Programs:
For more information visit

United States Military Academy -- Summer Leaders Experience (SLE):
The United States Military Academy at West Point offers their Summer Leaders Experience (SLE).  For more information and to apply visit

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Offers Summer Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit

Drexel University Offers a Variety of Pre-College Summer Institutes:
Drexel University's Summer Institutes offer a variety of programs, including Arts & Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Engineering, Hospitality and Sports Management, Law, Media Arts & Design, Medicine, and Nursing and Health Professions.  For more information visit

NCAA Workshop - Preparing for Athletic and Academic Success:
Burlington Township High School is hosting an NCAA Workshop:  Preparing for Athletic and Academic Success.  The event will be held on November 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free.  To register visit

2018 Leadership Conference for Teen Girls:
Finding the Fabulous announces their REVOLUTION Teen Conference to be held Friday, June 1, 2018 through Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey.  For more information and to register visit

Berklee College of Music Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Parsons School of Design Offers Pre-College Academy:
For more information visit

Pratt Institute Offers Summer, Spring, and Fall Pre-College Programs:
For more information visit

Stockton University Offers Stockton CSI Summer Camp:
Stockton CSI is for students with an interest in criminal investigation and trial.  For more information visit

Boston University Offers Academy of Media Production Summer Program:
Boston University's Academy of Media Production is a complete media experience for high school students.  For more information visit

Summer Programs Offered on MIT Campus:
For more information visit

Barnard College Offers "Summer in the City" and Other Summer Program:
For more information visit

Pennsylvania College of Technology Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Campus Oxford Offers a Variety of Summer Programs in England:
Campus Oxford offers a number of academic and cultural summer programs in England.  For more information visit

Young Arts Offers Programs:
For more information visit

Landmark College Offers Summer Programs:
Landmark College, a leader in creating learning strategies for students with learning differences, offers summer programs.  For more information visit

"BASEcamp" Offers Programs for Students with Learning Differences:
For more information visit

Envision Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Harvard University Offers Summer Pre-College Program:
For more information visit

Summer Programs Offered by the American Academy of Dramatic Arts:
For more information visit

New York Times Offers Their Summer Academy:
The School of the New York Times offers their Summer Academy.  For more information visit

Early College Summer Programs at University of New England:
For more information visit

Washington University in St. Louis Offers Summer Programs:
For more information visit

Yale Offers Summer Program for High School Students:
Yale University offers their Yale Young Global Scholars program.  For more information visit  Deadline to apply is February 6, 2018.

VISIONS Service Adventures:
Summer programs are available through VISIONS Service Adventures.  For more information visit

Teen Line Needs Volunteers:
CONTACT of Burlington County
 needs volunteers for their Teen Line.  For more information visit  You may also call 856-234-5484, ext. 214.

Bryant University Offers Accounting Careers Leadership Institute:
Bryant University
 in Rhode Island offers the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Accounting Leadership Institute.  To apply, students must be college-bound African-American or Latino students who are rising high school seniors.  For more information on other requirements and other program information visit

Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program at Brandeis University:
Brandeis University offers their Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program.  The Myra Kraft TYP is an empowering educational experience for students who have shown academic promise, tenacity, leadership, and resilience in their life experiences, but have had limitations to their pre-college academic opportunities.  Application deadline is February 1, 2018.  For more information visit

Winter 2018 Immersion Science Program:
The Winter 2018 Immersion Science Program application is available.  High school students interested in contributing to ongoing cancer research are encouraged to apply.  Students must be 16 or older and have completed high school Chemistry and Biology.  Attendance at all 11 sessions is REQUIRED, no exceptions.  Bring your creativity and commitment to scientific discovery to join our growing team of researchers!  It is helpful to fill out a hard copy of the application before entering the information on the google docs application since the Google form will not save applications in progress.  Application:; Recommendation Material: (Links also embedded within application)   Please contact with questions.

Case Western Reserve University Offers Diversity Overnight Program:
Diversity Overnight at Case Western Reserve University is designed for smart and curious high school seniors from diverse backgrounds.  Program is November 12 and 13, 2017.  Application deadline is Monday, October 2, 2017.  For more information visit

Volunteer at the UES or Moorestown Elementary Schools:
Looking for Volunteer Hours?  The Extended Day Care Program is looking for High School Volunteers in the afternoon at the UES or Elementary Schools.  Commitment is at least one afternoon per week.  UES hours are 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and the elementary school hours are 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.  If interested: email

Liberty Lake Teen Leadership Summit:
Liberty Lake in Bordentown, NJ, offers the Liberty Lake Teen Leadership Summit to be held on October 1, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Liberty Lake Teen Leadership Summit is a unique opportunity for aspiring teens in grades 10, 11, 12 to learn from youth development professionals and business leaders to gain real world perspective, while identifying and developing important life skills to ensure success in college, career and life!  For more information and to register visit

Service Academy Information Day:
United States Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker invite you to attend Service Academy Information Day on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event will be held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.  For additional information, contact the offices of Senator Robert Menendez at 973-645-3030 or Senator Cory Booker at 973-639-8700.  The event is open to all New Jersey residents interested in applying to a military service academy, as well as their parents and guidance counselors.