If you would like to put your free time to good use, one of these summer programs might be just the experience you need. Summer College Programs are for students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade. They allow you to gain a head start on earning college credits, as well as a taste of life on a college campus. Click on the program to be linked directly to the Summer College Program Registration Page. If you need help or have questions, please see Ms. Lyons in the College and Career Center, Room 205.

*Some programs are offered during Winter or Spring Break.

*Some programs are held at colleges or universities overseas.

Programs available for the 2018-2019 Winter / Spring / Summer


Alfred State College New York State School of Arts

Alleyway Theater School of ActingCourses Available

Buffalo ZooSummer Camps

Congress-Bundeestag Vocational Youth Exchange – Nacelopendoor.org

Daemen CollegeWildcat Leadership Academy

Envision Academy Leadership ForumsPrograms and Locations

Erie County Medical Center – ECMC Foundation Summer Youth Internship Program 2019

     DEADLINE: February 28, 2019

     (Completed applications must be handed in to your Guidance Counselor by the deadline, ONLY 6 Spaces available)

Experience America Game Experience – Summer Camps

Experience America Project Fashion – Summer Camps

Girls Make Games  –  Girls Make Games Competition

HOBY – Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Program

John Carroll UniversityYoung Writers Workshop

Julian Krinsky  – Summer Camps & Programs

Maine MediaWorkshops and College

Model G20 – Beijing, China 2019

National Student Leadership Conferences – Programs

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsSummer Academy

Roswell Park Cancer Institute  – Health Care Exploration Program

Summer DiscoveryPre-College Enrichment Program

Tech SAVVY 14  –  STEM Program for young women

The National Academy of Future Medical LeadersSummer Congress Program

The National Academy of Future Science and Technology LeadersSummer Congress Program

Town of Tonawanda Youth Board – High School Representative Application 18-19

     (Call or E-mail your Counselor if interested. Only 3 Nominations per school)

Western New YorkWNY Brain Bee 2019

DEADLINE: February 14, 2019


*College and University

Adelphi UniversityPre College Programs

Alabama UniversitySummer on Campus

American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) Summer Conservatory

Babson CollegeSummer Study Program

Barnard CollegePre-College Programs

Boston University Summer Journalism Institute 

Boston UniversitySummer Programs

Boston UniversityAcademy of Media Production Program

Brown University – Pre-College Programs

Canisius CollegePre-College Programs

Canisius College – Summer College Program

Carnegie Mellon UniversityPre-College Program

Christendom College – Summer Sessions

Clarkson UniversityEarly College Program

(Students who feel Clarkson University is their first choice school should take part in this program)

College of William and MaryPre-College Program

Columbia UniversityHigh School Program

Cornell University – Online Summer College Program

Cornell UniversityOn Campus Summer College Program

Daemen CollegeHigh School Program

Daemen CollegeLeadership Academy

Daemen College – Technology Camps 

Denison University – Summer Pre-College Program

Duke University –  Summer Sessions

Fashion Institute of Design and MerchandisingHigh School Advantage Program

Gannon University – Gannon University Poetry Contest

George Washington UniversityPre-College Program

Georgetown UniversitySummer College Programs

Gettysburg CollegeSummer Programs 

Harvard College – Summer Programs

Hillsdale College  – Summer Study and Travel Programs

Ithaca CollegeSummer College Program

John Carroll UniversityPre-College Enrollment Program

Johns Hopkins University – JHU Summer Programs

Maine Media CollegeYoung Arts and Media Workshops 

Marist College – Summer Pre-College Program

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Summer Programs

Mercy CollegePre-College Enrollment Program

Miami UniversitySummer Scholars Program

New York UniversitySummer College Programs

Northwestern University – Pre-Enrollment Programs

Notre Dame UniversityPre-College Program

Notre Dame UniversitySummer Scholars Film Program 

Oxford University – OxBridge Academic Programs

Pratt Institute – Pre-College Program

Princeton University – Laboratory Learning Summer Internships

Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteSummer College Program

Rice University – Summer College Program

Ringling CollegePre-College Summer of Creativity Program

Roberts Wesleyan UniversitySummer Camps

Rutgers UniversityPre-College Summer Programs

Stanford UniversitySummer College Program

Tulane UniversitySummer Pre-College

University of AlabamaEarly College Program

University of California – Berkeley – High School Student Summer Program

University of Chicago – Summer College

University of Michigan @ Ann ArborBig Data Summer Program

University of Notre Dame  – Pre-College Programs

University of Southern California – Summer College Program

University of Pennsylvania – Pre-College Summer Program

Wharton School at University of PennsylvaniaSummer Programs 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Pre-College Programs

University of RochesterPre-College Programs

Yale UniversitySummer Program

Programs that were available during the 2017-2018 Summer

Alfred UniversitySummer Camps

Chatham University – Sustainability Leadership Academy  Summer Program 

Mercy College – Leadership Academy

SUNY @ Binghamton – Summer College Programs

SUNY @ Buffalo – Camp Cardiac

SUNY @ Buffalo – Camp Neuro

SUNY @ BuffaloComputational Science Workshop

University of DallasSummer College Program

University of Dayton  Summer Program

University of New England – Summer Early College Program

Community Programs:

American Legion National Oratorical Contest

Shakespearience Flyer 2018

Buffalo MINI Makers Fair 2018

Congressional Art Competition 2018 

Pace University – Cryptobot Cyber Security Camp