Join our 100,000+ happy alumni
Priority Registration Deadline: February 15
With independence, gain confidence
The Summer Discovery catalog goes digital

Join our 100,000+ happy alumni

Choose your campus

Priority Registration Deadline: February 15

Pick from 14 universities

With independence, gain confidence

Get ready to grow

The Summer Discovery catalog goes digital

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  • Summer Discovery is a pre-college enrichment program for high school and middle school students that combines academics with fun, activities, and sports. Students experience college life while gaining independence, self-confidence, and social skills. Courses are taught by university faculty and students live on campus, exploring university towns for a robust, complete pre-college summer experience. For 53 years, we’ve helped more than 100,000 students learn and grow. We can't wait for you to join us. 

    Your Summer Starts Here

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  • Pace University NYC

    Explore your interests in Acting, Business, Leadership, and more in “The City That Never Sleeps.” Craving dim sum from Chinatown, pizza from Little Italy, or a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge? Easy. You’ll never have the same experience twice.

    Feel the pulse of the city
  • University of Texas at Austin

    From courses in medicine, law, and engineering to psychology and fashion – UT Austin is the perfect setting to find your niche.

    "Everything is bigger" here

  • Experience
    53 years and over 100,000 happy alumni later, we're still a family-owned and operated organization.
    Explore our campuses
    We're proud to boast a 10:1 student to counselor ratio and on-campus directors that average 14 years with us.
    Meet our team
    We're here to provide personalized support for you, from application to arrival on campus, and beyond.
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    With the independence to try new things and meet new people, build self-confidence and social skills.
    Invest in you
  • Cambridge University

    Cambridge University is in the heart of the British countryside. Study business in a global market, view architecture that spans three millennium, or read Shakespeare in his backyard. Your opportunities are endless at one of the top universities in the world. 

    Plan your summer abroad
  • Georgetown University

    Spend your summer in Washington, D.C. at one of America’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Enjoy museums, history, and cultural diversity while studying law, business & entrepreneurship, leadership, and more.

    Explore the nation's Capital

  • Family-owned since 1966

    Summer Discovery was founded by Mike and Judy Musiker. Their sons, Bob and Jimmy Musiker, expanded the breadth of programs to include pre-college and middle school enrichment through collaborative partnerships with 14 prestigious universities. We're still a Musiker family-owned organization, featuring the most experienced leadership.

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