Career Center – Summer Opportunities

Camp Healing Hearts

Camp healing hearts is a healing and fun four day summer camp for children, grades first through sixth, who have been affected by the death of a loved one.  Hospice of cny’s camp healing hearts offers creative activities, caring adults, core camp activities (like swimming and horseback riding), and grief support in the comfort of a traditional fun-filled camp.  Volunteers are needed this summer. You must be 16 years of age.   The camp is located at camp iroquois in manlius.

Harvard Summer Program for High School

Students: – Enhance your college application resume, build your global network, test drive a college major….three excellent reasons to attend Harvard Summer Program.

Ithaca College

Summer College is being offered at Ithaca College – These are 1, 2 and 3 week college-credit programs for students who have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school.  Enroll in one course and earn up to 4 credit hours.

Alfred University

To enroll, visit
ALFRED UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR TEENS:  Alfred University’s Summer Programs for Teens 2020 are as follows: Art Portfolio Prep, Astronomy, Ceramic and Glass Engineering, Computer Engineering, Consumer Chemistry, Creative Writing, Equestrian, Polymers and Metals, Robotics, Swimming and Theater. Visit to view further details and access the online application.

Boston University

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SUMMER TERM HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS:  Earn up to 8 college credits. There are many different opportunities at Boston University.  For further information,

Le Moyne College

LE MOYNE COLLEGE SUMMER SCHOLAR PROGRAM – students completing their sophomore or junior year of high school can participate in this program. Normally a 3 credit course would cost $1,791 but students enrolled in this program can pay only $450 per course. The requirements for the Summer Scholars are “B” student or better, have involvement with school and/or community activities. Completed applications must be returned with official transcripts and PSAT/PLAN scores no later than June 1.  For additional information, contact or call 445.4308.  Applications are available in the Career Center.

University of Pittsburgh

SUMMER VISIT OPPORTUNITIES AT UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH – visit or call 412-624-7717 for dates that there are open houses for different departments.

Teen Ink

Let Teen Ink help you find the coolest summer program!

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Camp Good Days and Special Times

Camp Good Days and Special Times is looking for volunteers for all summer programs. Volunteers are needed at the weeklong, overnight camping facility in Branchport to act as counselors for 8-17 year olds struggling with challenges such as cancer or sickle-cell anemia. The sessions run from June through August. They are also looking for counselors for the four day long summer day camp for Junior Good Days, which is for 4-7 year olds in Syracuse from June. For more information or to apply, to go  WWW.CAMPGOODDAYS.ORG  or call 434-9477.

This is a wonderful opportunity for students!  The volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

Lions Diabetes Day Camp on the Seneca River

“Camp Hickory”

Mission: The purpose of Lions Camp Hickory, Inc. is to provide a safe, nurturing and enjoyable day camping experience for children ages 6 to 12, with type 1 diabetes, while developing within each camper improved knowledge of diabetes management that will enable each child to maintain a balanced program of meal planning, exercise and insulin and the ability to cope with the special challenges of living with diabetes.

Mission Statement:

To promote the ability of children with type 1 diabetes to develop self management by giving them the skills and knowledge in an educational and recreational setting.


The Vision of Lions Camp Hickory, Inc. shall be: To foster camaraderie among a group of children with type 1 diabetes in a non-threatening and educational program in a park setting, and To develop a strong relationship with the parents of children with type 1 diabetes, and To continue developing the day camp program through input from quality medical staff and a caring and compassionate counseling staff, and To be recognized as a valued resource and model camp for children with type 1 diabetes, in the Central New York Community.

Ithaca College

Ithaca College has summer programs for high school students. There is a three week session and a one week session. For further information, visit WWW.ITHACA.EDU/SUMMERCOLLEGE.

Boston University

PROMYS – Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists. The program offers an intensive experience in creative mathematical exploration to approximately 65 ambitious high school students with an exceptionally strong interest in Mathematics. Applications are available at WWW.PROMYS.ORG.

Alfred University

ALFRED UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:  Art Portfolio, Astronomy, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer, Creative Writing, Engineering, Equestrian, Swimming and Theater courses will be available.  E-mail inquiries may be directed to  For more information, visit

Syracuse University Summer College

S.U. has summer college for high school students.  It offers opportunities for students to explore possible majors, build their resume and portfolio, get a feel for SU as an option for undergraduate study, and earn college credit.  Students will get a great deal of individual attention in classes with an average size of 18.  There are 6 week programs, and 2 week programs.  There are credit and non-credit options.  For further information visit

NYS Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA)

Applications are available in the Career Center for the 8 component schools of the NYSSSA.  Offered are the School of Ballet, School of Choral Studies, School of Dance, School of Jazz, school of Media Arts and School of Orchestral Studies.  Auditions are required.  Please stop  by the Career Center for more information of visit   You can also e-mail the school

Barnard College

Summer in New York City, a Pre-College Program at Barnard College of Columbia University, offers young men and women a unique opportunity to sample pre-college courses while exploring NYC both in and out of the classroom.  Some courses offered include, but are not limited to Masterpieces of Art in NYC, Academic Writing and Conversation for ESL Students, Economics and Happiness, and Architecture and Design in NYC.  There is a four week program and several one-week options.  For more information, visit or e-mail


DEC has several educational camps for 12-17 year olds.

immerse campers in fun activities that teach about NY State’s fish, wildlife, and native plants focus on hands-on environmental education programs and outdoor skills, presented by highly qualified staff camps are approximately $350 per week application form available at or by calling 518-402-8014

Savannah College of Art and Design

Community Education and Summer Programs  – there are all programs for all ages.  Summer programs offer ideal opportunities for artists at all levels to create, learn and grow.  For a complete list of courses offered, please visit:

Le Moyne College

Offers reading skills and speed reading programs for students entering grades 9-12, college students and adults.  Participants will learn the best way to read textbooks, take notes and study for tests.  For further information, call 1-800-978-9596.  Inquire early, class size is limited.

Academic challenge/summer fun/preview of college life at Boston University, one of the world’s top-ranked schools, in one of the great college towns.  Visit

Phoenix Firecamp

This is  a unique program for teenage girls to explore options for women in fire and emergency services.  It is a weeklong overnight camp for girls ages 14-19. The camp is free except for a non-refundable application fee.  The camp is located in Yonkers, NY.  For an application package, visit