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AAUW CA Tech Trek
Age Group: Rising 8th grade girls
Description: Science, math, and computer camp for girls entering 8th grade of diverse backgrounds from the state of California. Participants are selected by AAUW upon recommendation by science teachers. All receive full scholarships.
Web site: http://www.aauw-techtrek.org
Academic Study Associates - Leaders for Social Change Program
Age Group: 15
Description: The Summerfuel Social Entrepreneurship Program is a three week program for high school students focused on social issues and social enterprises. Students will gain a greater understanding of pressing global issues while brainstorming creative business approaches to traditional solutions.
Web site: http://www.summerfuel.com
Camp BizSmart: Silicon Valley Innovation and Product Design Academy
Age Group: 11-15
Description: The Camp BizSmart Product Design & Business Plan Entrepreneurship Academy is a fun, intensive, two-week summer experience for ages 11 - 15. We develop skills that help prepare students to become the creators of the world's next great products and companies.
Web site: http://campbizsmart.org/
Center for Talented Youth
Age Group: Grades 5-6
Description: This program is designed by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University. It is a multidisciplinary academic program with academic admission qualifications.
Web site: http://www.cty.jhu.edu
Chinese Undergraduate Visiting Research Program
Age Group: 20-23
Description: Aimed at building understanding between U.S. and Chinese students and between Stanford and Peking/Tsinghua Universities by attracting top Chinese undergraduate students to work with faculty and students on research at Stanford.
Clinical Anatomy Summer Program
Age Group: High School
Description: The three-week Clinical Anatomy Summer Program is for students considering careers in procedure-based medical fields, such as surgery, dental surgery, EMTs/paramedics, and nursing. It may also be of interest to students who intend to study biomedical engineering, occupational or physical therapy, sports medicine, medical education or other health-related fields. The half day course includes classroom and laboratory sessions led by Stanford instructors, and will include student-led clinical case study presentations, guided dissection opportunities, and surgical simulations with human cadavers.
Web site: http://anatomy.stanford.edu/summer.html
Computer Science Institute Leadership Education and Development Program
Age Group: 15 to 16
Description: LEAD fosters a vibrant community for students to gain the skills, experience, and encouragement they need to fulfill their educational and professional aspirations in the fields of business and engineering.
Web site: http://www.leadprogram.org
Digital Media Academy Youth
Age Group: 6-18
Description: The Digital Media Academy (DMA) offers week-long, hands-on technology immersion courses for teens (12-18) and youth (8-12). Course topics include 3D animation, digital video editing, web design, digital photography and more. Attendees may commute or stay on campus.
Web site: http://www.digitalmediaacademy.org
Age Group: Grades 4-12
Description: Education Unlimited has provided students quality academic summer enrichment programs such as pre-college programs, public speaking camps, science camps and arts programs since 1993. This summer at Stanford, we offer sessions of our Americal Legal Experience, A+ Summer, Public Speaking, Computer and Video Programs, as well as the Sally Ride Science Camp.
Web site: http://www.educationunlimited.com
Age Group: 6-8; 9-12 grades
Description: Envision hosts invitational youth leadership conferences for outstanding middle and high-school students world-wide.
Web site: http://www.envisionexperience.com
Great Books Summer Reading Program
Age Group: 6-12th graders
Description: Great Books provides outstanding middle and high school students the opportunity to read and discuss classic literature. We teach bright students how to read more reflectively, think critically and express their own best thoughts to others.
Contact: 1-866-480-READ (7323)
Web site: http://www.greatbookssummer.com
Haas Center Education and Youth Development Fellowship
Age Group: 7th & 8th graders
Description: The HAAS Center's EPASA Program offers young people the opportunity to learn with an academically-enriching program to complement and enhance the curriculum offered by the Ravenswood School District. The program also works to ensure a successful transition from middle school to high school. The staff consists of Stanford students interested in social and policy issues affecting student performances in local schools.
IB Preparatory and Review Courses
Age Group: 16-18
Description: International Baccalaureate Preparatory and Review Courses for high school students.
Web site: http://www.ibsummerschool.com
Junior Statesmen Summer School
Age Group: 15-17
Description: Includes a systematic introduction to American government and politics, a high-level speakers program, and student debates on current issues. Emphasis is on substantial reading, research, and writing. The faculty, counselors, and administrators live on campus with the students and are responsible for academic and personal counseling, as well as supervision.
Web site: http://www.jsa.org/
League of Creative Minds Youth Leadership Camp
Age Group: Rising 5-12th grade
Description: The League of Creative Minds (LCM) was created to provide an entry way for high-ability middle school and high school students into public policy, international world affairs, leadership roles, public advocacy, diplomacy, investigative journalism, and the inner workings of governments, international organizations, and the United Nations. The League hosts academic courses all summer long at Stanford, and is sponsored year-round by Stanford Medical School.
Web site: http://www.creativedelegates.org
Newsroom by the Bay
Age Group: Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Description: Digital journalism workshop for high school students with an interest in developing 21st century media skills. In addition to journalism basics, including how to report and structure news and feature stories, participants will explore how contemporary news pros manage social media, craft multimedia packages (including video, podcasts and slideshows) and use the latest in digital storytelling software and equipment.
Web site: http://www.newsroombythebay.com
RENUWIt-REU (Re-Inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure - Research Experience for Undergraduates)
Age Group: 18-22
Description: Experience for undergraduates (REU) program provides an independent research experience for undergraduates from other colleges and universities.
Web site: http://www.renuwit.org/
SPCS Summer Institute Middle School Program
Age Group: 6th-8th grade
Description: A residential academic program for talented and motivated middle-school students from across the US and around the world.
Contact: 800-372-3749 ext. 19325 or 650-721-9325
Web site: http://summerinstitutes.stanford.edu
SPCS Summer Institutes
Age Group: 13 - 17 years old
Description: A residential academic program for talented and motivated high school students from across the US and around the world. EPGY provides an opportunity for these students to enrich and accelerate their academic pursuits and to share this experience with others who have similar interests and abilities.
Contact: 800-372-3749 ext 19325 or 650- 721-9325
Web site: http://summerinstitutes.stanford.edu
Stanford Summer Humanities Institute
Age Group: Rising High School Juniors and Seniors
Description: Stanford Summer Humanities Institue is a three week program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in studying the humanities with an emphasis on history.
Web site: http://summerhumanities.stanford.edu
Stanford Medical Youth Science Program
Age Group: 10th & 11th graders
Description: Program introduces low income and ethnic minority high school students to scientific, medical and health professions through a five-week academic enrichment program.
Web site: http://smysp.stanford.edu
Stanford National Forensic Institute
Age Group: 6th-12th grade
Description: SNFI is a national-caliber summer speech and debate program, with a wide range of offerings including Policy, Lincoln Douglas, Parliamentary, and Public Forum debate as well as an Individual Events program, a coach's camp, and a middle school debate program. Students are taught both fundamentals and advanced techniques in a rigorous, carefully structured program. Staff have included Stanford Debate Team members, Stanford instructors, and high school and college debate coaches from around the nation.
Web site: http://snfi.stanford.edu
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program
Age Group: Undergraduates - juniors and seniors
Description: Diverse students from other colleges and universities will visit the campus to engage in research with Stanford professors. The goal is to encourage the undergraduates to pursue Stanford PhDs.
Stanford Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences
Age Group: College Undergraduates
Description: Nine week intensive biomedical research program to prepare undergraduates for careers in basic science research.
Web site: http://ssrp.stanford.edu
Stanford Youth Orchestra Program
Age Group: Grades 9 - 11
Web site: http://youthorchestra.stanford.edu/
Summer Math and Science Honors Academy
Age Group: High School, 10th - 12th graders
Description: The SMASH Academy is a 5 week / 3 year on campus residential math and science enrichment program for high achieving low income high school students of color. Focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The program's goal is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in STEM related fields.
Web site: http://www.lpfi.org/smash
Summer Science Internship Program for Chinese High School Students
Age Group: 14-17
Description: Program brings Chinese high school students onto campus for a two week to three week program for lecture and lab experience in molecular biology.
Web site: http://summerinstitutes.stanford.edu/
Summer Undergraduate Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE)
Age Group: College undergraduates
Description: An 8-week summer program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the Earth Sciences.
Web site: http://oma.stanford.edu/surge
Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Age Group: 21 years old
Description: TRUST REU promotes access to graduate education for undergraduate students who have been educationally or economically disadvantaged or who may not have exposure to the academic environment of a research university, in an effort to increase the level of diversity among students entering graduate programs.
Web site: http://www.truststc.org/reu/
US Performing Arts Camp
Age Group: 9-12th grade
Description: Acting for the Camera for high school age students - Cold readings, auditions, acting for on-camera
Web site: http://www.usperformingarts.com
Volunteers in Asia
Age Group: Undergraduate
Description: Service-learning and medical program for students from Taiwan, mainland China, and Japan. Program combines lectures, discussions, service activities and reflection sessions. Stanford students join as program coordinators.
Web site: http://www.viaprograms.org
Volunteers in Asia
Age Group: College
Description: English immersion and American culture program for mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, Macau, and Japanese University students. Students are recruited from National Taiwan University, National Cheng Chi University, National Cheng Kung University, Yuan Ze University, Seoul National University, Keio University, Waseda University, Doshisha University, Hitotsubashi University, Peking University, and Macau University of Science and Technology. Students from Stanford join as program coordinators.
Web site: http://www.viaprograms.org