TeenLife is passionate about teen success.
We connect with parents, teens, and counselors who seek experiences that inspire purpose and passion for college and life beyond school. We've been the go-to site for content, college information, and other opportunities for over 10 years.
10,000+ Experiences for Students in Grades 7-12.
Discover how spending time in the world outside the classroom can help teens do better in school, during the college admissions process and in their adult lives. Our mission is to connect students, parents and educators with the best experiential learning opportunities for middle- and high-school students.
Spend the summer expanding your horizons at one of thousands of summer programs for students entering 7th grade to college. Whether you're interested in rocket science, theater, or hiking up mountains, you'll find it here.
A gap year or semester before college can contribute to personal growth and build the life skills you need to succeed. Program offerings include big-city internships, foreign language immersion, outdoor adventure trips, and more.
After-school programs can help students hone in on other skills and interests that they want to explore. From becoming a chess master to a coding ninja, after-school enrichment classes can help students embrace their passion.
Volunteering is one of the best ways for students to push themselves out of their comfort zone and experience new things. There are hundreds of non-profits who welcome students under the age of 18 as volunteers.
Explore our more than 1,000 listings and discover the advantages of private school, from small classes to specialized approaches to learning. Find the school that offers the classes, extracurriculars, and philosophy you want.
Begin your college search with our comprehensive college & university database. With focuses on arts, business, science and more, there really is a program and school for everyone.
Choosing the right school, college or program can be overwhelming. A independent advisor can help you navigate these important decisions. Find the best path for you and your personal goals, with their help.
Spectrum of Support: Q&A with College Programs for Neurodivergent StudentsAll day to (ET)
Join Eric Endilch, psychologist and founder of Top College Consultants, for this free virtual event for for college bound students with learning differences. Topics include what should neurodivergent students and their parents be doing during high school to enhance college readiness and more. No registration is required, simply head to Top College Consultants social channels at the scheduled time.
LD and ADHD Gap Year Programming: Info Session8:30 pm to 9:00 pm (ET)
Ingenuity Year runs gap year programs for students with learning differences and ADHD. Join our Director Kai Johnson for this info session and learn more about our upcoming programs.
Youth Leadership Summit: Empowering Youth as Leaders2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
NYLC invites young people across the world to join us for a FREE two-day virtual leadership experience. This immersion in leadership development has young people (ages 14-18) explore their identities and leadership skills through interactions with inspiring leaders. Participants will hear from national service leaders, as well as other workshop presenters and peers, and apply their learnings to action-planning.
Beyond Games Tech Tournament12:00 pm to (ET)
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) are hosting the Beyond Games Tech Tournament this fall. Girls from all over the country will learn tech skills, participate in challenges, and win prizes from their favorite brands. Learn more at their website and register below!
TeenLife LIVE Gap Year Virtual Fair6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (ET)
With TeenLife LIVE, we have designed a virtual experience similar to an in-person fair where multiple presenters can speak directly to students, parents, and educators in a short amount of time. In this session, hear from a number of amazing gap year programs! More details coming soon.
TeenLife LIVE Summer Opportunities Virtual Fair6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (ET)
With TeenLife LIVE, we have designed a virtual experience similar to an in-person fair where multiple presenters can speak directly to students, parents, and educators in a short amount of time. In this session, hear from a number of amazing summer programs! More details coming soon.
"I had thought about taking a gap year for a long time, but it wasn't until I saw all the different options on TeenLife that I was finally sure. Searching through all the listings, I was able to find dozens of programs that matched my interests and budget, and it made my decision so much easier."
- Jake, 17 Year Old
"After the pandemic, we knew that we wanted our son to do something special with his summer, but we weren't sure what schools or camps would be right for him. TeenLife let us search by location and by our son's hobbies, and we were able to find the perfect summer program because of that!"
- Nikki, Parent of 16 Year Old
"It's been really great for my students to see gap year and out-of-school opportunities listed right next to the various colleges and universities on TeenLife. Knowing that there's all sorts of options and not one 'right' path has been very helpful to a number of teens as they decide what to do after high school."
- Anna, College Counselor
Our mission is to make it simple for teens, parents and educators to develop a meaningful personal experience portfolio, no matter the makeup of their individual interests talents and resources
Sotheby’s Institute of Art: Gap Year in LondonGap Year Programs
Brown University Pre-College ProgramsSummer Programs
Acadia Institute: Advanced Marine Science Camp ProgramSummer Programs
Harvard University: Two-Week Program for High School StudentsSummer Programs
National History Academy High School Residential ProgramSummer Programs
Beta Bowl: Virtual Summer Entrepreneurship Enrichment Programs for TeensSummer Programs
Pacific Discovery: New Zealand & Australia Semester ProgramGap Year Programs
World Scholars Academy | Computer Science Summer CoursesSummer Programs