Good resource for Summer Programs compiled by the professional association for College Counselors -

Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success by: Sandra Berger
"Record numbers of teens are applying to selective universities and the competition to gain entrance to college is tougher than ever before. The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens: 200 Programs That Prepare You for College Success helps teenagers find the most exciting and fulfilling summer programs across the United States. College-planning expert Sandra L. Berger provides students and parents with advice on using summer opportunities to help gain entrance into selective universities, and guidance on researching, choosing, applying for, and making the most out of summer programs. Students will be able to peruse the directory of 200 of the best summer opportunities in the areas of academic enrichment, fine arts, internships and paid positions, leadership and service, math and science, computer science and technology, and study abroad or international travel, to find the program that fits them best."

Kaplan Yale Daily News Guide to Summer Programs, Third Edition
By: Yale Daily News and Sara Schwebel (1 copy can be found in college counseling)

  • " Helpful information on specific types of programs: Academics, Study Abroad and International Travel, Community Service, Outdoor Adventure and Travel, Athletics, Arts, and Leadership programs.
  • Expert advice on researching your options, applying, and interviewing, plus tips on using your summer experience to enhance your college applications.
  • More than 500 detailed program listings indexed by subject, cost, location, and duration.
  • Fun lists of websites, books, and movies related to various summer program topics and activities."

Summer on Campus: College Experiences for High School Students
By: Shirley Levin (1 copy can be found in college counseling)

"A total of 258 summer programs at U. S. college campuses are detailed in this expanded and updated version of the 1986 edition. The programs, arranged by location, provide program names, addresses, telephone numbers, contact people, program dates, cost, financial aid information, housing, course offerings, credit, and admissions procedure information. A useful directory that could enrich and widen a student's experiences."