Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students. Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply. Applications opened December 1, 2016.
Summer Academy for High School Students, a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of global citizens from around the world. Enroll in this elite program and immerse yourself in an international experience designed to provide an academic and residential environment through which you will gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders.
Spend your summer at Duke’s Global Giver Academy and become a bonafide philanthropist. You will have the opportunity not only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning community service hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in advocacy firsthand. As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it in a huge way. The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity, receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that they made a real difference for the local community.
Enroll in Global Entrepreneur Academy and gain critical business, marketing, and strategy skills to develop real startup ventures. Students will have the chance to pitch their own ideas at the conclusion of the Academy and win awards for the best new startups. First Prize: $250 | Second Prize: $150 | Third Prize: $100
To see more summer and enrichment program opportunities, see York College Counseling's Summer and Enrichment Opportunities page here.