World-class pre-college academics, internships & enrichment
Join our 100,000+ happy alumni
With independence, gain confidence
The Summer Discovery catalog goes digital

World-class pre-college academics, internships & enrichment

Pick from 14 universities

Join our 100,000+ happy alumni

Choose your campus

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 instructors 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

  • Campuses + Locations

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

    High School Pre-CollegeMiddle SchoolHigh School Internships
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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
  • University of Miami

    Earn college credit in your field of interest, or study sharks in our Shark Research Academy, while you enjoy the sun and South Florida's subtropical climate.

    Fun in 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
  • 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
  • Yale-NUS College Singapore

    Experience the collaboration of two top universities in the exciting city of Singapore. Choose one of two amazing Academies, Yale-NUS Leadership & Global Citizenship or UCLA Anderson Business of Entertainment, Media, & Sports. 

    Spend the summer in Asia

  • 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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