Summer pre-college programs
Get a jump-start on college life and all it entails — sign up for one of our summer programs. These will give you a taste of the incredible variety and opportunity open to you on the Illinois campus. These camps are meant for students ranging from age 9 through high school.
We update these listings each spring, so check back to see how our offerings align with your interests.
To learn more about all summer programs on campus, see the Illinois Admissions website.
Summer camps and programs
- Girls' Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, & Science (GAMES): Chemical Engineering
- Girls' Astronomy Summer Camp
- Illinois Extension/4-H Illini Summer Academy
- Intensive English Institute's University Success Program
- Mandarin Summer Language Camp
- Meet the Romans
- Meet the Greeks
- Outbreak! Study Ebola with the Center for African Studies
- Pollen Power
- Quechua and Portuguese Summer Bridge Program
- Spanish Summer Camp
- Summer Arabic Language Program
- Summer Illinois Mathematics Camp
- Word Power
Programs through the Center for Global Studies
The Center for Global Studies' intensive summer courses offer college-level interdisciplinary foundations on global studies topics designed to introduce analytical skills and methods for addressing issues from a global perspective. Students who have completed at least one year of high school are eligible to participate.
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