Pre-college academic, enrichment, and internship programs
Join our 100,000+ happy alumni
With independence, gain confidence
The Summer Discovery catalog goes digital

Pre-college academic, enrichment, and internship programs

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!

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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
  • 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.
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    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.

    Visit Michigan
  • 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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