Summer Programs

The following programs are excellent opportunities for high school students to sample college life, explore career interests and majors, get their foot in the door at various colleges, and pā€‹ossibly earn college credit--a great and enjoyable way to spend your summer or weekends during the school year.

Washington University Programs for High School Students
Get your first glimpse of the college experience by experiencing WashU in the classroom and beyond: https://admissions.wustl.edu/academics/special-programs/summer-programs-for-high-school-students/.

Mizzou Mini Medical School
 
Missouri high school students interested in careers in medicine can preview what medical school is like during Mini Medical School. The program will highlight participation in medical school style curriculum, Patient Based Learning (PBL), hospital tours, and hands-on experience in anatomy, microbiology, and clinical skills. The one-week experience is intended for current high school juniors. The students stay in residence halls and eat in dining rooms on campus.ā€‹ Some financial aid will be available in cases of financial need, and those who wish to be considered must apply. For more information, visit the following website: https://medicine.missouri.edu/education/pre-med-outreach-programs/mini-medical-school/ā€‹ā€‹. Applications and supporting materials are due by 3/1/20. 

Washington University Portfolio Plus Program: 
The Portfolio Plus Program invites high school students to take college-level art and design courses. Students will spend mornings learning the fundamentals of drawing and their afternoons pursuing a studio concentration of their choice: communication design, fashion design, or studio art. With guidance from Sam Fox School faculty, students will work throughout the intensive three-week program to develop strong portfolios for college admission. Studio work is rounded out by organized trips to museums, visits to artists' and designers' studios, and workshops.  This program is recommended for rising juniors and seniors (current sophomores and juniors) in high school. Upon completion of the program, students will earn two college credits. The application for this program opens on 12/1/19. The early application and scholarship deadline is 3/15/20. The final deadline is 4/15/20. For more information, visit https://www.samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/adp.

Washington University Architecture Discovery Program: The Architecture Discovery Program (ADP) is an exciting introduction to architecture and design for high school students. This rigorous two-week program offers intensive individual instruction by the Wash U Sam Fox School faculty. The explorations carried out in studio provide students with quality material to add to their design portfolios. This program is recommended for rising juniors and seniors (current sophomores and juniors) in high school. Upon completion of the program, students will earn two college credits. The application for this program opens on 12/1/19. The early application and scholarship deadline is 3/15/20. The final deadline is 4/15/20. For more information, visit https://www.samfoxschool.wustl.edu/summer/adp.

Missouri S&T Summer Camps
: Are you an adventurer? Cyber guru? Space explorer? No matter what your interest, Missouri S&T has a program for you: https://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/