• Summer Programs in New Jersey


    Alice Paul Professional Institute (AAPLI) Summer Programs

    The Alice Paul Professional Leadership Institute (APPLI) is a leadership-focused day camp that helps teen girls identify and develop the skills that lead to academic and professional success. 


    Centenary Summer Scholars 

    Centenary Summer Scholars academic camp features pre-college summer programs for rising 8th through 12th grade students. Located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Centenary University provides a fun and creative learning space in which students can make the  most of our wonderful resources.

    • Area of Specialization: See website
    • Affiliation: Centenary University
    • Grades: 9, 10, and 11
    • Apply Now


    The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

    Come to TCNJ for a week-long residential camp and learn about biomedical engineering. Work with biomedical engineers and students on projects ranging from medical imaging to drug delivery, from medical device design to neural engineering and more.

    • Area of Specialization: Biomedical Engineering
    • Affiliation: TCNJ
    • Apply Now


    Fairleigh Dickinson Summer Pre-College Program

    Choosing from a wide array of courses in technology, design, the arts, science, and more, students will experience a college atmosphere for a two- or four-week nonresidential program. Your child will also have the opportunity to earn up to 12 college credits.

    • Area of Specialization: General Academic
    • Affiliation: Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • Grades: 9, 10, and 11
    • Apply Now


    Kean University Pre-College Programs

    Looking for a fun, educational pre-college program in New Jersey for your teenager? Kean summer programs are the answer. Summer at Kean is a great way to keep kids engaged and learning through the summer months.

    Choose among 4 programs:

    • Camp Premiere, grades 6-8 and 9-12
    • Group Summer Scholars Research Program, grades 10-12
    • Human Rights In Action, grades 10-12
    • Steps to Your Future, students with autism, ages 14-21
    • Project Adelante
    • Sky Arts, age 14-18
    • Sky Lab, grades 9-12
    • Sports and Media Bootcamp, ages 13-16
    • Upward Bound, ages 14-18


    Model United Nations Summer Academy at Montclair State University

    The Model United Nations Summer Academy will provide students with a comprehensive blend of academic and co-curricular activities that assist in strengthening skills such as leadership, negotiation, public speaking, research, writing, and conflict resolution. Students interested in any and every field of academic study are encouraged to participate in this program.

    • Affiliation: Montclair State University
    • Grades: 9, 10 and 11
    • Applications open February 7 - June 24, 2022


    Montclair State University Italian Intensive Program for Early College Credit

    Interested in improving your knowledge of the Italian language and culture to advance your studies at both the high school and university levels? Curious to experience campus life through short-term residential experience?


    NJIT Early College Preparatory Summer Programs

    The Center for Pre-College Programs offers a series of summer programs for high-achieving students from post-4th to post-11th grades. The programs are designed to encourage and prepare students to succeed in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 

    • Area of Specialization: STEM
    • Affiliation: New Jersey Institute of Technology
    • Grades: post-4th to post-11th grades
    • Apply Now


    Princeton Summer Journalism Program

    During this residential program, students attend workshops and lectures led by reporters, editors, and program alumni from prestigious publications and media outlets such as The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe New YorkerPolitico, CNN, and others. They will also tour some of these facilities while covering events and participating in journalism projects in the Princeton area. All costs, including transportation to and from Princeton, are covered.

    • Area of Specialization: Journalism
    • Affiliation: Princeton University
    • Grades: 11
    • Application Due:2/28/2022
    • Apply Now


    Rider University Pre-College Summer Programs

    High school students can take a step toward achieving their academic and artistic goals by attending a Pre-College Summer Program from Rider University's Westminster College of the Arts.

    • Area of Specialization: The Arts
    • Affiliation: Rider University
    • For more information, contact admissions at admissions@rider.edu.


    Rowan University STEAM Academy

    Open to students entering grades 7 through 12, the STEAM Academy combines academic excellence and engaging extracurricular activities with supportive guidance and supervision. With three distinct program options, the STEAM Academy offers students the opportunity to experience college life while preparing them for their futures. 

    • Area of Specialization: STEAM
    • Affiliation: Rowan University
    • Grades: entering 7th through 12th
    • Apply Now

    Rutgers Pre-College Summer Programs

    Take your future to the next level this summer.
    • Area of Specialization: General Academic
    • Affiliation: Rutgers University
    • Applicatioin Portal opens March 2022

    Stevens Institute Pre-College Programs

    When you enroll in a pre-college program at Stevens, you can explore your ideas and interests in a pressure-free, inspiring academic environment that welcomes big thinkers.

    • Area of Specialization: Technology
    • Affiliation: Stevens Institute of Technology
    • Grades: rising junior or senior
    • How to Apply


    Stockton University CSI Summer Camp

    Now in its 16th successful year, Stockton University’s CSI Summer Camp is a non-profit program where campers work as part of an elite team of investigators and professionals to solve a murder. Campers are involved with every phase of the legal process, from the crime scene investigation to the criminal murder trial.

    • Area of Specialization: Forensic Science
    • Affiliation: Stockton University
    • Grades: high school
    • Apply Now


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