Spend a week living on a college campus with other high school students who share your passion.

We offer exceptional summer educational institutes, ranked in the top 20 in the nation by Value Colleges and no. 21 by College Consensus. Our programs will allow you to get a taste of college life and challenge, inspire, and prepare you for the future.


Actor's Institute - July 21–27, 2019

Immerse yourself in artistic collaboration and cutting-edge performance. Take the spotlight for bare-bones monologues and compelling small-cast scenes under the guidance of experienced professional actors and directors. Learn what it takes to keep a theatre company alive and successful. Be authentic, engaged and evocative. More info & registration

Choral Institute - July 7–13, 2019

A unique summer performance experience for high school students that focuses on improving musicianship, vocal technique and choral performance skills. More info & registration

Exploring Legal Careers - June 23–29, 2019

Explore your interest in public law and a legal career! Learn about current issues related to constitutional law and civil liberties. Engage in mock trial simulations with feedback from experienced faculty mentors. Interact with local judges and attorneys. More info & registration

#GoMedia - July 7–13, 2019

Immerse yourself in the fast-paced world of communications during a week-long experience featuring hands-on experiences and networking with leading professionals. More info & registration

i-Engineer: Calling All Future Engineers - July 21–27, 2019

Think analytically and look beyond the obvious while deepening your understanding of astronomy, physics, math and team-building psychology. More info & registration

Leadership Institute for Entrepreneurship  - choose June 23–29, 2019 or July 7–13, 2019

A team-based approach to the ins and outs of starting and running a company. Hosted by Susquehanna's Sigmund Weis School of Business. More info & registration

Publishing & Editing Institute - June 23–29, 2019

Do you dream of working at a publishing house? Learn what it takes to produce and market a book in this hands-on, team-centered program that features workshops, strategy sessions and guest lectures by professionals in the industry.  More info & registration

Stream Ecology Institute - July 7–13, 2019

This weeklong, residential program will have you searching under rocks for crawdads and salamanders and testing stream waters for phosphate, nitrogen and dissolved oxygen.  More info & registration

Strings & Keyboard Institute - July 7–13, 2019

Take private lessons with expert faculty, rehearse and be coached in small ensembles, building valuable connections with professional musicians while developing audition repertoire. Study music theory and history and prep for performances during the closing concert.  More info & registration

Wall Street Susquehanna - choose June 23–29, 2019 or July 7–13, 2019

Experience a fast-paced week in the life of a Wall Street analyst during Wall Street Susquehanna. If you have a passion for business and investing, or are considering a career on Wall Street, this is for you!  More info & registration

Wind Ensemble Institute - June 23–29, 2019

Chamber music and symphonic wind ensemble performance for high school students talented in woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.  More info & registration

Writers Workshop - July 21–27, 2019

Intensive, small-group workshops in fiction, poetry, essay & memoir, performance writing and screenwriting, taught by nationally recognized authors.  More info & registration

20 ranking from Value Colleges for our programs
13 pre-college programs
1 unforgettable experience
1 week on campus