Summer Programs for Lower Secondary (Year 7-9)

ASIA: Shanghai

Children’s Boutique

The Children’s Boutique Shanghai is premier children enrichment center renowned for creative and innovative kids art classes, day camps, birthday celebrations and special events! Our unique and original curricula provide children the opportunity to build confidence and express their individuality through participation in physically challenging,artistically enriching, and intellectually stimulating programs.

We set out to build an educational, friendly, clean and well-managed organization with extremely high standards for instructors and for the curriculum they teach. Our international team continually seeks to inspire exemplary customer service and to discover new ways of offering stimulating, consistently enriching kids classes dedicated to progressing the physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of your child.

Elite Educational Institute, China

For over 25 years, Elite Educational Institute’s school-year and summer programs have offered students in grades 5 through 12 a flexible, proven system of courses and personal academic counseling.

ELG

Life Skills Programs (Age 14+)

Our Life Skills program is aimed at anyone who needs more help in increasing independence in everyday life. From dealing with and recognizing complicated emotions to shopping in the supermarket, we can give anyone the skills they need to achieve.

Custom Programs (Any age)

At ELG we believe the individual comes first, and so we both customize each part of every program that we offer to suit specific needs, and are also able to design whole new programs if this would bring the best outcomes. Don’t hesitate to contact our international team of specialists, to see what we can do for you.

Mandarin House

When it comes to learning a foreign language everybody knows the younger one starts the better.  Provide your children with the tools for a better future by learning Chinese with Mandarin House!

Children learn language differently from adults. Our self-developed curriculum for juniors has been designed from the ground up to grow based on our real experience in teaching Chinese to foreign children, giving them the tools in a full immersion environment to begin talking with and understanding Chinese straight away!

At Mandarin House, you can be assured there is a course suited to your child’s needs. Delivered by highly qualified teachers, all courses are quality assured and guaranteed to give you results, meanwhile, enjoyable.

The world is coming to China, are you ready?

MultiSport

Multi-Sport Ltd is a curricular & extra-curricular sports coaching organization operating across South East Asia. Our team of international sports and physical education experts strive to provide the very highest quality of sports coaching services as well as achieving our mission, to ‘Enrich Life through Sport’.

With a long-standing reputation spanning over three decades, Multi-Sport Ltd has a reputation as an inspired and dedicated sports coaching specialist. Using our unique, innovative and exciting methodologies, Multi-Sport Ltd is an unrivalled sports coaching provider and continues to strive to guarantee our clientele the highest and most consistent results possible.

http://www.theopenclassroom.com.hk/program.php?prog_cate=11&term=0&view=overview&prog_id=12

Hong Kong

The Open Classroom: Young Leaders of Tomorrow

Young Leaders of Tomorrow” (YLOT) is a 2-week summer holiday program, designed and led by Ivy League graduates, to help students age 15-18 develop leadership skills, self-awareness and a service mindset for college and beyond. Contact: Agnes Kong

USA

Astronomy Camp
The longest-running science camp in the state of Arizona, Astronomy Camp encourages high school students to expand their horizons and develop a cosmic perspective on the earth. The Beginning Astronomy Camp, for students aged 12-15, explores the basics of astronomy as well as other topics in science and engineering through hands-on projects such as measuring solar activity and hiking a scale model of the solar system. Students in the Advanced Astronomy Camp (ages 14-19) develop and present research projects on topics such as astronomical photography, spectroscopy, CCD imaging, spectral classification, and asteroid orbit determination. Both camps take place at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, with day trips to the University of Arizona, Mt. Graham Observatory, and other nearby astronomy research facilities. More »

Duke Tip Duke University Talent Identification Program
Duke TIP is a global leader in identifying academically gifted students and providing them with opportunities to support their development. Find out what these TIPsters had to say about their Talent Search experience. Many choices and programs are available.

Johns Hopkins University Center For Talented Youth
For students to become leaders in their chosen field

As part of the Johns Hopkins University, CTY conducts the oldest and most extensive university-based Talent Search worldwide since 1979. For academically advanced students in grades 2-12 who qualify, CTY offers challenging online program throughout the year and summer program in U.S. and Hong Kong.  CTY recognizes SAT, PSAT, STB, ACT and SCAT for admission.

Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) 

(3 week summer sessions on various US University Campuses)

Now in its 28th season, SIG is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities for academically talented youth ages 9-18.

Chicago Summer Soccer Camp: “Come for the Soccer – Stay for Chicago!”
Our vision is to bring an annual international youth  ages 10-16 soccer tournament to the heart of Chicago called the Chicago KICS Cup, focused on competition, camaraderie and cultural exchange. This summer 2500 youth athletes and 1500 parents are anticipated to be in our inaugural event. Currently we have teams committed from Ghana, Ukraine, Mexico, Guatemala, Canada, France and Puerto Rico. We are also close to signing teams from China, Italy, Costa Rica, Netherlands and Colombia along with many teams from around Chicago and the US.

Along with a great soccer tournament, we are looking to highlight all that Chicago has to offer the world traveler. We will have some unique events including an opening ceremony with over 4000 players and parents at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, a closing gala at Northerly Island and an international movie premier release for the feature length documentary, “The Beautiful Game”.
The link for the documentary film is http://beautifulgamefilm.com/#prettyPhoto

Cornell University: CAU summer youth programs for ages up to 16

Emagination – Technology PLUS Summer Camp Fun

Emagination blends the latest in technology learning with cool non-tech activities that create a well-rounded summer camp experience. Two-week sessions allow time to make new friends, build self-confidence and become part of a community. Many campers stay longer and return for years.

Emerging Writers Institute Creative Writing Camp

Envision
LeadAmerica is now part of the Envision family of leadership, career and scholarship development programs that provide today’s students with the experiences and applied skills they must have for success in the 21st century.
Hamline University & University of Wisconsin – Parkside.

 Julian Krinsky Summer Programs

Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs is the world leader in summer programs. From sports and arts camps for middle school students to pre-college academic programs and summer internships for high school students, JKCP offer over 20 specialized experiences.  For over 35 years, JKCP’s customized programs have inspired self-discovery, instilled leadership, encouraged creativity and provided exciting environments for learning. Today, students can follow their passions or try something new in the areas that interest them most all while having fun!

Lutheran Summer Camp

Lutheran Summer Music (LSM) is an immersive residential performance and training program for young musicians grades 8-12. Join over 25 nationally recognized faculty artists and a team of dedicated counselors in our supportive community.

Areas of study include Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Composition, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, Horn, Oboe, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Viola, Violin and Voice.

New York Film Academy 

The New York Film Academy is pleased to offer film, acting, game design, photography and animation summer camps for kids (ages 10-13) in one-week and two-week camps during the weekdays in the summer months and on weekends during the school year. We have designed our kids programs with the same high standards that we apply to our high school and university-level programs. Held at the Film Academy’s campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, students learn on professional equipment from instructors with advanced degrees and industry experience. Students receive a copy of their completed work for their respective camp or program in addition to a certificate upon completion of the program.

University of California Berkeley: (BBAY)

Program 1: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth(BBAY)

ATDP’s Secondary Division, administered through UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education, offers challenging courses to highly motivated students who have completed grades 7-11 (and are entering grades 8-12). Students are invited to attend the program on the basis of exceptional academic talent. Classes are held on the UC Berkeley campus, with many scheduled at the Graduate School of Education’s Tolman Hall in the northwest corner of campus.

People to People

– THE STUDENT AMBASSADOR EXPERIENCE

International student travel focused on increasing global awareness (Grades 5–12 and college)

– THE LEADERSHIP AMBASSADOR EXPERIENCE
Domestic student travel focused on leadership and college preparation (Grades 5–12)

Putney Student Travel – USA Based / International Locations

For 63 years, Putney Student Travel has offered high school and middle school students the opportunity and insight to shape their world through travel, unique cultural engagement, friendship, and fun. Our summer programs for high school and middle school students include community service, language immersion, adventure travel, pre-college enrichment, and global awareness.

Quantum Learning Summer Camp

SuperCamp’s Junior Forum is a summer program for students entering grades 6 to 8.  Junior Forum takes new and soon-to-be teens and helps them become independent, confident and self-motivated learners ready to succeed at the next level in school and life.

Every student who attends SuperCamp has a personal growth and learning plan available to them from the time they enter middle school up to and including their college years. Students who attend Junior Forum have the opportunity to return the next year on the Junior Forum Leadership Track, if they are still Junior Forum eligible. “L-Track” takes students deeper into the learning and life skills curriculum, while incorporating leadership skills that help them develop their personal leadership style. As they move into high school, they can attend Senior Forum. After their first year in Senior Forum, they can return to the Senior Forum Leadership Team or, as rising 10th graders and graduates of a SuperCamp program, they can attend Leadership Forum.

Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) 

(3 week summer sessions on various US University Campuses)

Now in its 28th season, SIG is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities for academically talented youth ages 9-18.
Experience

With unique programming. SIG combines academics with social, cultural and recreational opportunities for a truly engaging summer. Courses are led by qualified instructors who have expertise in their disciplines and represent an array of professional backgrounds.

Long – Term Benefit Students who participate in gifted summer school or accelerated school programs are more likely to take a more rigorous course of study in high school, earn higher college admittance test scores and attend more selective colleges.

Inquiry Please explore our website  http://www.giftedstudy.org/about.asp for more details.
Your students may also benefit from learning about additional programs offered by the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS).  These include Summer Advantage, where high school students can earn college credit studying abroad, Richmond, the American International University, a dual British and American accredited institution in London, England, as well as University Prep, a 3-week intensive college prep and visitation program.

Summer Discovery

is a pre-college enrichment program for high school and middle school students that combines academics with fun, activities, and sports. Students experience college life while gaining independence, self-confidence, and social skills. Courses are taught by university instructors and students live on campus, exploring university towns for a robust, complete pre-college summer experience. For 53 years, we’ve helped more than 100,000 students learn and grow. We can’t wait for you to join us.

COSMOS at University of California

The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science [COSMOS] is a four-week residential summer program open to current 8th-12th motivated high school students with demonstrated interest and achievement in math and science. Located on four University of California campuses (Davis, Irvine, San Diego and Santa Cruz), each campus offers different cluster topics and residential experiences. High achieving students from California, as well as out-of-state and international students are invited to apply to this unique summer opportunity.

University of Denver: NIKE Tennis Camp 

Come join the fun this summer and get better at Nike Tennis camp. We are proud to offer our 3rd year of camp at an exciting location at the University of Denver. Gorgeous weather, superb instruction and fun off-court activities make this a wonderful youth summer camp experience. At our tennis day camp in Denver, campers will hit thousands of balls, improve their technique, and be challenged by some of the best players in their peer group.

University of Maryland – Pre College Summer Programs

One way to have fun and find out if engineering might be a good fit for you is to try one of the summer programs offered by the Clark School. You can learn about engineering, participate in hands-on activities, and meet engineering students and professors.

The University of Maryland offers a number of summer programs for high school students to explore the various disciplines of engineering. The Discovering Engineering program for high school juniors and seniors is a one-week immersion in the university’s engineering program, including tours, lectures, laboratory work, demonstrations and team projects designed to help students develop their math, science and engineering skills and decide if engineering is right for them. UMD also offers Engineering Science and Technology to Energize and Expand Young Minds (ESTEEM), a two-week seminar for high school seniors that explores engineering research methodology through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. More »

AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND & PACIFIC

Aussie Summer Camps

Boys and Girls aged between 13 and 17 years of age come together to explore just how big and how small the world really is! By gaining the confidence to travel, mix with other cultures, enjoy adventure in a new country, and learn new skills, campers will discover their full potential. Gain the confidence to follow your dreams of the future, wherever they may lead! There are many travel programs out there for teens.

Go Overseas!

Have you been dreaming of the Great Barrier Reef ever since you saw “Finding Nemo”? Are you addicted to Vegemite? Is the desert calling to you? Are you not entirely sure what a “joey” is, but are itching to find out? Do you love to surf, sail and snorkel? Then you should be spending your summer in Australia!

UNITED KINGDOM

Our World English Schools

Providers of high quality summer courses since 1989. Over the last 26 years our courses have grown steadily now welcoming over a thousand students joining from over 50 countries around the world each summer, many return year after year. Students will be able to get a taste of the boarding school experience at some of UK’s prestigious independent schools. The British Council accreditation of our centers further assures the high quality of our courses. Inclusive fares and group tours with accompanying staff from Hong Kong are available. For more information and reservation, please contact Ms Kathy Mak on 3521 0688 or email us at info@cisedu.com.hk. Contact us now to avoid disappointment!

Oxford Royale Summer School – Elite courses ages 13-18 GBP 3,095

Full immersion in the Oxford college environment Oxford Royale Academy students sleep, eat and study in a college of the University of Oxford — just like the University’s undergraduates. This gives our students the rare opportunity to experience the magic of life  at the University of Oxford.

Stafford House Study Holidays Program
Superb centres in great locations. Great locations across the UK, USA and Canada in some of the world’s most famous places including Boston, Cambridge, London, Los Angeles, Yale University and Toronto. Stafford House includes a wide range of courses
to choose from including English Language and activities, creative Art & Design and Drama, Sports, and Academic Preparation.

INTERNATIONAL

Outward Bound Education Programs

Outward Bound is the leading provider of experiential and outdoor education programs for youth and adults. Regardless of who you are or where you are from, there is an Outward Bound course at an Outward Bound School that is right for you. Experience Outward Bound on one of our backpacking trips, mountaineering tripswhitewater rafting trips, canoeing trips, dog sledding expeditions, sailing trips and many other offerings.

Our programs are designed true to our founders original beliefs and goal: to prepare students of all ages and circumstances with the strength of character and determination they need to thrive – in the classroom, in the workplace, in the family and in the world.