The #1 summer pre-college program for middle and high school students
2020 application opens in October
Summer 2019 is a wrap! See you in 2020.
Gain independence and confidence

The #1 summer pre-college program for middle and high school students

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2020 application opens in October

Check out 2019 programs

Summer 2019 is a wrap! See you in 2020.

See 2019 programs

Gain independence and confidence

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  • Summer Discovery is proud to have just completed our 53rd year of providing enrichment and academic programs for middle and high school students.  Our 2020 application will open in October - we can't wait to share these incredible programs with you!  Spend your summer with us and experience college life while gaining independence and confidence. Courses are taught by university instructors and students live on campus, exploring university towns for a robust 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. 

    2019 programs

  • Campuses + Locations

    With 14 prestigious university partners and great metropolitan locations, Summer Discovery offers a lot to choose from!

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  • 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
  • UCLA

    Whether you have a passion for business, or you’re a born leader – you will get a taste of the college experience as you study under the California sun in Los Angeles. 

    Soak up the sun

  • 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
  • University of Michigan

    Passionate about sports? All about the numbers? Just looking for some college prep and SAT help? From sport management to personal finance, architecture, music, and more – we've got you covered.

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  • City University London

    Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Learn what it takes to build, manage, and operate an international business. Then put your knowledge to the test! Research, market, and sell a product in the famous Spitalfields Market.

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  • 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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