• Summer Youth Employment Program - Winston-Salem Urban League

    The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides more than 100 low-moderate income teenagers (ages 15-19) with leadership development, life skills training, and career and college exploration. The program lasts six weeks, beginning in July, and sees participants placed with a local business, nonprofit, or government office that aligns with their interests. Each participant earns a stipend for the hours they work. 

    Applications must be submitted online here. For questions or concerns, please reach out to syep@wsurban.org.

    The deadline to apply is 5 pm on Friday, May 31st! 

    SYEP Flyer

  • SKEMA Business School, in partnership with NCSU, offer a joint undergraduate degree in business for college students. This unique program is located on the Centennial Campus in Raleigh. This summer, they will be offering a program for high school students about entrepreneurship. It's a great opportunity for business-minded students who are interested in related career fields. Total cost is $500, with daily lunches included, and scholarships will be available. The program will run from July 8-10 (Monday-Wednesday 9:30-4:30) at the Raleigh campus. See the attached flyer for more information and to register. 

    Summer Bootcamp Flyer

  • FAA Aviation Workforce Development Program

    Attention rising 11th and 12th graders! Elizabeth City State University and the USDOT are partnering with the FAA to provide 80 selected students with a yearlong program to advance student's skills and knowledge of aviation and aviation careers.

    Applications are due no later than June 30th! For more information, contact Dr. Sheryl Bradford (sbradford@ecsu.edu or 252-335-3210) or Dr. Kuldeep Rawat (ksrawat@ecsu.edu or 252-335-3846), or view the attached flyer. 

    FAA Program Advertisement

  • Summer Reading Skills Programs

    UNC Charlotte's Youth Programs group will be hosting summer reading skills classes for all ages of students in Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Students in 9th-12th grade will be taught skills they need to succeed in high school, as well as practice comprehension, vocabulary, and focus. There are also opportunities for rising college freshmen. There is a tuition payment required. For more information, or to view dates of the program, explore the attached flyer. To register, or ask additional questions, contact the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-499-8557. 

    Summer Reading Skills Flyer

  • Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC)

    FELC is a five-day leadership experience where students are immersed in the business world and what it means to run a business to be successful beyond high school. Participants create their own model businesses, using real money, and then make decisions to build their success or to identify areas of struggle. This experience is not lecture based - students spend the majority of their time doing hands-on work. 

    There are two opportunities to attend: Wingate University is hosting a session from June 23rd to 27th, and Campbell University is hosting from July 21st through 25th. The program does carry an associated cost - $225

    For more information, visit felcexperience.org

    FELC Flyer 1

    FELC Flyer 2


  • Camp Carousel

    Trellis Supportive Care offers a two-day summer camp experience for children and teens who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants will engage in creative arts projects and small group sessions to help campers connect, share, and heal. This program is cost-free; all food and supplies are provided. Transportation is also provided from the Trellis Supportive Care campus to Triad Park in Kernersville daily. 

    Camp Carousel will take place July 10th and 11th from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM for rising 6th through 12th graders. There are also camp dates for rising 1st through 5th graders and adults. You can register at TrellisSupport.org, or call 336-331-1300 for more information.

    Camp Carousel Flyer with information about program dates and location.

    Camp Carousel Flyer

  • West Point Summer Leaders Experience (SLE)

    SLE is a one-week program for current juniors (class of 2025) where students will live in the barracks, eat in the mess hall, and experience West Point's academics first-hand. Students will also challenge themselves with the Cadet Fitness Assessment and physical training. This is a fantastic opportunity for students who are planning to apply to West Point, as they can complete an admissions interview with a cadet during their week at SLE. To learn more about SLE, visit this link. To apply, click here

    SLE Informational Flyer


    Fayetteville State University is hosting the Thurgood Marshall College Fund SOAR HBCU Scholars program on their campus this summer, from July 22nd to July 26th. It is open only to current juniors/rising seniors. Students will engage in workshops and seminars to explore different fields of study, have an opportunity to attend interactive career exploration events, and connect with current students/faculty/alumni. All expenses, including accommodation, meals, and program materials are fully covered. For more information, view the flyer below. 

    SOAR Scholars Flyer

  • Attention current sophomores!

    Wake Forest College LAUNCH for Leadership Program will begin accepting applications on January 8th. 

    College LAUNCH for Leadership is a free, nine-month college prep program for rising high school juniors (class of 2026). This program is a great opportunity for students who are high-performing and college-bound, who have a passion for learning, leadership, and exploring social justice. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis after January 8th, so interested students should apply as soon as possible. For more information, or to apply, visit the Wake Forest College LAUNCH Program web page.

    College LAUNCH Flyer

  • Forsyth County Public Library Programs

    See the attached document outlining public library events meant for teens! Note that a library card is not required to attend any of the programming. Please call 336-703-3081 for more information on teen programs and resources. 

    Forsyth County Teen Library Programs March - April 2024

  • Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program

    Wake Forest University offers a variety of on-campus learning opportunities for students to immerse themselves in robust academics, real-world experiences, networking, and mentorship. Through this program, students may discover or learn more about their passions, and clarify what these areas of study may look like in their future pathway. Nineteen different institutes are available! Applications are open now, and decisions are made on a rolling basis - apply today!

    Wake Forest Summer Immersion Website

    Wake Forest Summer Immersion Application Page

  • The Shelton Challenge at North Carolina Wesleyan

    The Shelton Challenge is a six-day (July 14-19, 2024) residential leadership opportunity for students rising into grade 9 through graduated seniors with a 3.0 or higher unweighted GPA. Participants will experience hands-on activities with a focus on leadership, values, civic and social responsibility, and goal setting. Participants will also get to try out team building activities like low and high-ropes courses, rock climbing walls, service projects, and social events throughout the program. The cost of attendance is $500, with a $100 deposit submitted with the application. Financial aid is available!

    NC Wesleyan University will offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to students who complete the Shelton Challenge and enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at NC Wesleyan University. This is a renewable scholarship opportunity, as long as the student maintains a 2.70 GPA and remains enrolled as a full-time student for a maximum of four academic years. 

    For more information, or to apply, visit their website here

  • Summer at UChicago

    For more information about the pre-college program at The University of Chicago, visit this link

    Summer at UChicago Flyer

  • Ball State University Interior Design Summer Workshop

    Ball State University Interior Design Summer Workshop

  • National Student Leadership Conference

    The National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) is a program that provides high school students with an opportunity to explore careers before beginning their college experience, while living with roommates and in dorms, and taking classes in college classrooms. Participants will be able to network with students from all 50 states and 110 countries, while improving their leadership skills and confidence. Programs are hosted at 13 prestigious universities across North America. For more information, or to apply, visit the link below. 

    National Student Leadership Conference Information

  • Oxbridge Academic Programs

    Oxbridge Academic programs hosts 8th through 12th grade students in one to four week travel programs where students can learn about unique academic disciplines or have immersive language experiences. While students take the rigorous summer courses, they will also explore the cities in which their programs take place, and will be able to engage with local culture and venues. Visit their website to learn more about program offerings, cost, and deadlines to apply. 

    Attached are PDF versions of posters for the Summer in New York, Summer in Barcelona, Summer in Oxford and Cambridge, and Summer in Paris programs!



  • ASSE International Exchange Programs

    ASSE offers a variety of study abroad options for high school students, including summer immersion and language camps. Students are able to experience and participate in the local culture of their chosen location abroad, and for many programs will work with a host family who lives in the area. Students will also enjoy tours of surrounding areas of cultural relevance, while being able to practice a new language. Visit the ASSE website for more information, or explore the brochure below. 

    ASSE Program Brochure

Last Modified on May 31, 2024