Maryland Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students

This page of the directory includes information about summer education programs in Maryland. The Maryland summer programs provide students with the chance to extend their learning and academic experiences beyond the school year. Based upon the specific program, students can chose to learn more about science, art, music, technology, and more. Students can also gain experience being on a college campus through their participation in a summer pre-college program. For more information on Maryland summer programs and camps, please view the postings on this page.

Maryland Summer Program Spotlights

Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Summer
Pre-College Programs


Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Pre-College Program


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Maryland Summer Education Programs

Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Pre-College Summer Programs – Baltimore, Maryland
Johns Hopkins offers different pre-college summer education program options. Discover Hopkins is a program in which students can explore topics of interest at an in-depth level. Summer Term enables students to take lower division college coursework in the arts, sciences, and engineering. Mini term involves students exploring interdisciplinary views in medicine, science, and the humanities. EducationUSA Academy is designed to help students enhance their academic English through a unique cultural immersion experience. Summer Immersion offers week-long courses that emphasize hands-on learning.
Participants: High school students.

University of Maryland Young Scholars Summer Program for High School Students

University of Maryland Young Scholars Program – College Park, Maryland
The TERP Young Scholars Program is for academically talented students. The program is designed to provide a preview of the college experience. Through the program, students can explore academic interests, investigate career opportunities, and take part in workshops, seminars as well as activities. Students also have the chance to learn from professors and faculty members by taking a course in an area of interest. Additionally, students interact and collaborate with a diverse group of students.
Participants: High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.


Maryland Institute College of Art Pre-College Summer Program – Baltimore, Maryland
MICA offers a pre-college program in art and design. Students have the opportunity to participate in a two, three, or five week program options, which are designed to enhance artistic skills, promote the study of the arts, help with the development of a portfolio. The program emphasizes cultural and community based activities within the context of the arts. Students can choose specific courses of interest to further develop their artistic skills. Additionally, participating students have a chance to learn about a college art school.
Participants: High school students.


Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College – West Minster, Maryland
The Summer Science Academy is a program that is designed for students to explore science through discussions, labs, and other experiences. Students can participate in the program a resident or a commuter.
Participants: High school students.


Summer Academy of Actuarial and Mathematical Sciences at Morgan State – Baltimore, Maryland
SAAMS is a program designed for students who are interested in math, actuarial science, or computer science at Morgan State. The program offers coursework in math and computer science. Students also participate in trips and activities related to their academic interests.
Participants: High school 11th and 12 graders.


Towson University Summer Art Programs – Towson, Maryland
Summer art programs at Towson University are designed to promote interest in art among students and to help them develop their artistic skills. There is typically a program for middle school and elementary students as well as a program for high school students. The programs give students the chance to learn about and discuss artistic topics as well as to engage in art activities.
Participants: High school, middle school, and elementary students.

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