Enjoy rigorous academic programs for high school students. Experience college life, meet motivated high school students from all over the world, broaden your worldview, and earn an official Columbia University Statement of Attendance by attending our summer programs in New York City...(more)
TeenLife New York City
Welcome to TeenLife New York City! Do you want to study at a top university for the summer or learn all about Wall Street and the stock market? Do you want to explore world-famous museums and historic landmarks? In other words: are you looking for the opportunity of a lifetime?
Using this page, you can find it! Use the filters below to explore summer programs, community service opportunities, gap year options and so much more in New York City! Whether you’re looking for a summer program in Manhattan, a gap year in Queens, or a volunteer opportunity in Brooklyn, we’re bound to have an out-of-school enrichment opportunity for you! Price, length and requirements will vary depending on the program, but most opportunities on this page are intended for all teens age 13 – 19.
So what exactly does TeenLife NYC have to offer? Teens can take rigorous pre-college courses at Columbia University or NYU. They can study journalism on the ground with reporters from the New York Times. They can even participate in gap year programs that encourage them to explore the landscape of NYC and its boroughs! None of that sound interesting? Well then maybe you can find a private tutor or college advisor in your area, and work on getting into the college of your dreams. There’s so many possibilities!
No matter what you’re looking for, TeenLife New York City is here to help. Use the filters on the left side of this screen to narrow down your search and start exploring today!
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For more than 60 years, Syracuse University Office of Pre-College Programs has been providing high school students with the opportunity to explore potential college majors and careers in its renowned pre-college programs. Students not only learn what it’s like to be a college student, they leave the program feeling confident, enthusiastic and ready for college. After successfully completing a course, you will earn a Certificate of Completion from Syracuse University...(more)
Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) in Syracuse, New York, is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art design, scholarship, and commentary. Unleash your powers of expression at VPA! ..(more)
The Wagner College Summer Pre-College Program provides students with an unforgettable experience in one of the most exciting cities in the world - New York...(more)
Almost 24 years after Kevin met with his first student at a kitchen table in Southern California, Collegewise has become the nation’s largest college admissions counseling organization. With over 70 admissions experts and 40 testing and curriculum tutors, we’re out to change the way that families approach the college admissions process...(more)
Develop a talent or advance your studies while experiencing life in a university setting. Parsons offers summer courses for students in grades 3 through 12 that allow them the same access to world-class Parsons faculty as undergraduate art and design students...(more)
The AMDA High School Conservatory is an immersive program that provides extraordinary performing arts training for passionate artists. This program offers cutting-edge learning opportunities that are uniquely personal and specifically designed for today’s emerging performing artists...(more)
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is one of the most globally diverse, two-week academic summer programs in the world. Serving 2,000 students from 150+ countries and 50 U.S. states, YYGS distributes over $3 Million USD in need-based financial aid to both domestic and international students...(more)
Dwight Global Online School is the new "cloud campus" of Dwight School, founded in 1872 in New York City. A private school like no other, Dwight Global blends online, on-campus, and residential learning experiences, allowing you to pursue a personalized program in Grades 6-12. ..(more)
Explore the issues that impact the world, make headlines and are important to you. Summer Academy gives students the opportunity to pursue their passions and learn from New York Times journalists and other thought leaders who bring real-world expertise into the classroom. Our courses help students develop their intellectual curiosity...(more)
EXPLO provides the perfect blend of academic explorations with the fun camaraderie of summer camp. This is where you can pursue your strengths, discover new interests, and make friends who expand your horizons. Get ready for a summer of exploration and a lifetime of friendship. We have courses + activities for every explorer, including introductory career exploration in medical science, business and entrepreneurship, and more...(more)
Quinnipiac’s summer programs & camps are designed to provide more than just the chance to explore your interests, but a means to expand your skills and accomplishments using project-based experiential learning. Programs operate over one to two weeks on all 3 of our campuses, across 600 acres in Hamden and North Haven, Connecticut with both commuter and resident attendence available...(more)
Parsons Academy offers a variety of art and design courses for students in grades 3 through 12 in subjects ranging from fine arts and illustration to design disciplines such as fashion, architecture, photography, animation, and more. Included are specialized portfolio development courses. Classes meet over 11 Saturdays in both the fall and spring semesters...(more)
Teach Me Wall Street offers 3 different week-long finance related boot-camps for students, grades 9-12. Wall Street 101, Investing & Trading, Budgeting & Beyond sets students up for financial success in life...(more)
Budgeting & Beyond is a live virtual program that teaches students learn how to create a budget, manage their money, avoid financial pitfalls, and handle real-world money matters. Grades 9 - 12..(more)
World Scholars Academy offers elite online summer courses for ages 12-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Explore your future career path and accelerate your success with personalized academic guidance and high-level instruction from the world's most accomplished educators...(more)
Study art and design with Parsons' world-class faculty while experiencing the creative inspiration of New York City in our academically rigorous and artistically stimulating three-week, three-credit intensive program. Our fully immersive courses are tailored to high-schoolers preparing to apply for college and feature thought-provoking skill-building project-based learning, art and design field trips, guest speakers from industry, and portfolio reviews...(more)
Do you want to continue learning this summer? Dwight Global's summer classes for grades 7-12 are rigorous, full-credit courses. With a curriculum designed to engage and foster critical thinking, students learn from teachers who are both committed to supporting students’ academic success and readily accessible. To accommodate summer schedules, all courses are asynchronous with weekly deadlines. At Dwight Global, you can supplement your transcript or pursue credit recovery...(more)
Columbia Engineering's Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE) is a selective pre-college program for rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates. SHAPE is geared toward students with an aptitude for STEM: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each 3-week session (July 5 - July 25, 2023; July 26 - Aug 15, 2023) offers college-level, project-based courses in engineering taught by prestigious faculty at Columbia University. ..(more)