The world's leading summer enrichment program for middle and high school students.
For over 55 years, we have welcomed students from around the world to our exciting high school pre-college and middle school summer enrichment programs. With 300+ courses at 10+ prestigious universities and colleges in the US and UK every student can find the perfect program for them.
Explore a future career path. Experience hands-on learning with world-class instructors, industry leaders and more. Immerse yourself completely into “the college experience” alongside peers as curious as you are – all through Summer Discovery. Outside of class, picture yourself riding rollercoasters at local theme park, enjoying a bonfire on the beach, catching a professional sports game with your new friends or just hanging out on campus. It’s your summer and our highly trained staff will help you make the most of it.Click to Call
Ready to dive into a career in medicine or want to take on a new city with your best friends in stride? No matter your goal, find the perfect program to help you grow into the more confident, college-ready version of you! Expand your mind with our Career Accelerator programs at some of the top institutions in the world or embrace a balance between learning and adventure with our experiential-based offerings.
Imagine exploring art and architectural heritage at the University of Cambridge. Or, putting your CSI skills to the test as a crime scene photographer at Georgetown University. How about brainstorming with professional Hollywood producers, screenwriters, and fellow students at UCLA in an intensive hands-on course that will teach you structure, character development, plot, dialogue, and more.
Students can choose from courses in Business, STEM, creative writing, leadership, law, and more, taught by instructors who inspire, motivate and challenge students to unleash their potential. Programs range from 2 to 6 weeks, and no matter the length of your course, each provides a dynamic blend of interactive college-level academics and fun, immersive recreational activities.Find a Course
At Summer Discovery, our dedicated staff provides empowering, academic, pre-college and summer enrichment experiences that:
As the leading pre-college experience provider, we value our relationship with families as we work with you to find the perfect summer. For siblings interested in attending different programs on the same campus, we can accommodate both with programs tailored to their individual needs.
We have over 56 years of experience and over 100,000 happy alumni
We've always placed student safety and security as our top priority. Our 10:1 student to staff ratio is just one of many safety practices.
With the independence to try new things and meet new people, you'll build self-confidence and social skills.
So, what’s a typical day like? Good question. Summer Discovery will give you a true sense of the college experience. Throughout your 2-6 week program, you’ll walk in the shoes of a college freshman. From moving into your residence hall to getting acquainted with new friends, discover what a fun full day could look like. But remember, every student’s schedule will look different. But that’s the beauty of college versus high school. In college, you can personalize your schedule to meet your preferences.Explore Your Day