The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn offers a unique summer opportunity for a select group of motivated and talented high school students. Experience rigorous and challenging college-level studies at our high-tech, ivy-league program in the heart of Philadelphia!..(more)
Welcome to TeenLife Philadelphia! Using this page, teens and parents are able to explore summer programs, community service opportunities, gap year options and so much more in the Philadelphia area! Opportunities on this page are intended for all teens age 13 – 19, though cost, length and other factors will vary based on the program.
What does TeenLife Philadelphia have to offer? Teens can take intensive pre-college courses on a wide range of subjects at The University of Pennsylvania. They can learn all about the rich history of the city of love with historical and exciting summer programs. Or, they can volunteer in their area at places like the Philadelphia Zoo, the Franklin Institute, or the National Constitution Center. There’s so many possibilities!
Whatever you’re looking for, TeenLife Philadelphia 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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Dobson Educational Services can help your family find the most appropriate placement – the “right fit” – by understanding and clarifying your child’s needs, and by guiding your family through the process of searching for and choosing the right school or program...(more)
UArts is advancing human creativity with a unique environment that encourages risk-taking and exploration. Visual artists, dancers, designers, actors, writers, filmmakers and musicians collaborate and find their creative paths in their desired areas of study...(more)
It's never too soon to start thinking about your future. Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University offers a variety of summer educational opportunities for high school students, with in-person and virtual options available. ..(more)
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Get a taste of real-world software development as you develop a polished game or app with a team of peers! First, you’ll discover the basics of development with Unity—an industry standard development tool—and C#. ..(more)
Whether you want to become an AI and machine learning engineer, a data scientist, or almost any coding professional, Python, the fastest growing coding language, will set you on your path! ..(more)
Penn GEMS is a week-long day camp targeting middle school students in 7th, 8th, and 9th grade that focuses on bioengineering, nanotechnology, materials science, graphics and computing. Join us for a great week of hands-on science, math, and engineering at Penn! ..(more)
Biotechnology is a growing and exciting field that uses techniques borne from genetic engineering. In this course, students will learn about the fundamentals of molecular biology and a chance to carry out molecular cloning experiments in the lab...(more)
Network Science and Engineering is a new discipline that examines the structure of large complex networks, along with their behavior and properties. Students will learn basic tools, methods, and algorithms for analysis of networked systems...(more)
Students will learn about the character pipeline for games and animation. This will involve design, anatomy, modeling, texture, rigging, programming, and the entire animation process overall...(more)
Students will be introduce to the practical work and foundations of computer programming. They will learn about the wide variety of different programming languages, along with concepts like abstraction, modularity, objects, and more...(more)
Fusion Academy is an accredited private school for students in grades 6-12. The entire educational experience is personalized in our one-to-one classrooms for each student based on their strengths, interests, and learning preferences. As the nation's most engaging educational experience, we can help your middle or high school student rediscover their love of learning. We offer rolling admissions and are ready to customize a schedule that works best for your student...(more)
Fusion Academy in Malvern, PA opened in 2018 as Fusion’s 47th campus nationwide. Fusion Malvern is a private school where classes are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Our Teacher/Mentors can personalize curriculum and pacing for their students’ strengths, interests, and learning style. Students may attend full-time for middle and high school or part-time with classes for credit, tutoring and mentoring, post-secondary counseling, and more...(more)
The Wharton Summer High School Programs are residential experiences for students currently enrolled in grades 9–11. Led by Wharton faculty and staff, programs explore topics that align with Wharton research and teaching. Students engage with our rigorous business education and get the chance to study and network with global peers...(more)
PAFA's flagship pre-college program is an in-person, four-week, college-level art-making experience for talented and motivated high school students at the nation's first and premier school of fine art. Enjoy rigorous courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, animation and illustration taught by PAFA's exceptional faculty of practicing artists. ..(more)
Girard is a full-scholarship boarding school for academically capable students from qualified families of limited financial resources. Girard College students will be prepared to complete a bachelors degree in order to maximize their ability to pursue productive careers and be engaged citizens...(more)
At Pine Forest, we strive to make each and every camper feel valued, happy, successful and integral to our almost century-long camp story. Campers, staff and alumni refer to Pine Forest as “Up Where the Sky Begins,” and camp truly does represent a new beginning, a world of opportunity for every camper, every summer. We like to say that at Pine Forest Camp the stars shine brighter and the people do too...(more)