Georgia Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students
This page of the directory includes information about Georgia summer educational programs. Programs are available in different locations in Georgia that can provide the students with a chance to have productive experiences during the summer. Program locations include Athens, Atlanta, Kennesaw, and Savannah. Many of the summer programs take place on college campuses and provide students with an idea of what life is like in a university setting.
The Georgia summer programs provide students with the opportunity to study topics of interest, build on the learning from the school year, meet peers from with similar interests, gain hands-on experiences, and examine potential college majors and career pathways. Some programs have specific areas of focus such as art, computer science, engineering, business, music, and science. Others are more general or in nature. The postings on this page include more information about Georgia summer programs.
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Georgia Summer Programs for High School Students
Emory Pre-College Program – Atlanta, Georgia
The Pre-College Program at Emory provides students with the chance to gain experience on a college campus. Students learn about academic expectation in a university setting and get a sense of what is life is like in a college environment. The program enables students to examine subject areas at an in-depth level, interact with new peers, take college-level courses, and learn from faculty members. The pre-college program at Emory attracts students from around the country and provides an opportunity to explore college, subject areas of interest, potential majors, and career pathways.
Participants: Rising high school juniors and seniors.
Summery Academy at the University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia
The Georgia Summer Academy offers students the opportunity to extend their leaning into the summer. There are a variety of subjects that students can choose to focus on in the program. The academy emphasizes providing students with the chance to explore areas of interest, learn about topics at an in-depth level, interact with other participants, and consider potential career pathways.
Participants: High school and middle school students.
University of Georgia Terry Business Academy – Athens, Georgia
The Terry Business Academy at the University of Georgia provides a week-long experience for students who are interested in pursuing a career business. Students participate hands-on activities, which are designed to help them learn about the field of business. Participants also have the opportunity to visit business facilities and learn from experts in the field.
Participants: High school juniors and seniors.
Georgia State Early College Enrichment Summer Program – Atlanta, Georgia
The Early College Enrichment Summer Program takes place over four weeks. The program is a residential program and it is designed to help students to experience life in a university setting. Students take classes and take part in academically oriented field trips. Students can also participate in service learning activities.
Participants: High school students
Georgia Tech Summer P.E.A.K.S Program – Atlanta, Georgia
The P.E.A.K.S summer program is designed to help students enhance their knowledge in areas of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). The program involves students exploring STEAM topics and it is available for a variety of ages. Participants have the chance to learn from instructors and meet peers with similar interests. Additionally, this program provides students with a chance to be on a college campus during the summer.
Participants: Grades for 4-12.
Kennesaw State Pathways for Girls in STEAM Summer Program – Kennesaw, Georgia
Kennesaw State offers week-long programs for female students in grades six through ten. The emphasizes is on learning about college majors and careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math). Through the program, students gain hands-on experiences, participate in simulations, work collaboratively with peers, and learn about high-interest topics. Students also have a chance to interact with experts in STEAM fields.
Participants: Grades 6-10.
University of North Georgia Summer Honors Program – Dahlonega, Georgia
UNG offers a summer program for qualified high school students. The Summer Honors Program is designed for students to develop leadership skills and learn about topics that extend beyond the traditional school year. Participants engage in adventure-based activities as well as academic learning. Students can learn from university instructors, engage in hands-on activities, participate in extracurricular experiences, and collaborating with friends. Students also can develop their writing skills, learn about new topics, and participate in challenging activities. The program is selective, requires an application, and there are some limited scholarships available.
Participants: High school students between their junior and senior year.
Savannah College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Program – Savannah, Georgia
SCAD provides pre-college summer programs for students interested in pursuing college majors and careers in art and design. The program enables students to enhance their artistic skills by working with experienced faculty members and utilizing resources at the college. Through the program, students participate in workshops in a college environment, engage in hands-on activities, and learn about topics of interest.
Participants: High school students.
Valdosta State University Music Summer Camp – Valdosta, Georgia
The music summer camp at Valdosta State offers high school students with the opportunity to enhance their musical knowledge and abilities. The summer camp is sponsored and coordinated by the Department of Music at the university. Through this summer program, participants have a chance to work with university faculty members, immerse themselves in music, and develop their music-based skills. The summer music camp has two pathways: a Band Camp and a Voice Camp. The band camp provides students with the opportunity to work on the individual skills as well as ensemble skills through exercises and feedback from instructors at the university. The voice camp enables students to explore many areas that are involved with the development of effective performance-based skills. This program is designed to culminate with a concert performance for families.
Participants: High school students.
Wealth Habits Summer Camps – Savannah, Georgia
The Wealthy Habits summer camps enables students to learn about managing a budget, investing funds, and engaging in entrepreneurship. The program enables students to enhance their knowledge of financial topics in an enjoyable atmosphere. Students participate in practical activities to prepare them for the financial responsibilities of adult life. Students also have the opportunity to visit places that are connected to finance, such as the Federal Reserve Bank. The program emphasizes real world financial topics and gives students a chance to learn from experts in the field.
Participants: Students ages 11-19.