• Recently, LEADership, Education and Development (LEAD) announced that our new online application for the 2021 Global Summer Learning Institutes (GSLI) is now available for current high school juniors to apply.  In addition, LEAD is also offering the Real Estate Exchange Program(REEX) for current sophomores and juniors to apply. The REEX Program with focus on Entrepreneurship & Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals.

     The application deadline is March 31, 2021. Interested students can find more information at    www.leadprogram.org/gsli and can apply online at      www.leadprogram.org/apply

    LEAD is a multi-cultural, multi-generational community with over 15,000 LEAD alumni across the world. We highly encourage African-American, Latino and Native American applicants to apply, but we welcome all students. 

     The Global Summer Learning Institute (GSLI) is a hybrid program, but for the summer of 2021 will be a 3-week virtual experience that will provide the same curriculum as our residential program. Our virtual program will provide diverse, high-achieving rising high school seniors exposure to business principles and the skill sets needed for successful business careers, along with the opportunity to explore finance, entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing, and technology, among other business sectors.

     LEAD Scholars will participate in experiential activities through applied learning facilitated by college professors, case studies, joint Masterclasses, virtual corporate site visits that links scholars to corporate executives in business fields and prepare competitive pitch presentations—challenging themselves during the LEADing for Life Challenge phase to identify and develop industry enterprise ideas designed to make meaningful change in the world․ 

    Here are a few facts about LEAD.

    • Leadership Education And Development – LEAD celebrates 40 years and has provided Summer Graduate Business School experiences to thousands of high school students throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  
    • LEAD Scholars navigate through an intense personal and academic experience – intended to inspire the drive and develop the skill-sets necessary to succeed in business, by focusing on Leadership, Technology & Entrepreneurship. 
    • LEAD GSLI scholars will engage with top academic faculty and professionals at Duke University, Lehigh University, and Northwestern University. Virtual Session (June 21 - July 9, 2021)
    • Scholars will participate in the LEADing for Life Challenge, which requires them to work in teams to create and pitch a product or company that provides social impact.  



  • Keystone Girls State is a non-partisan Government and Civics program designed to teach the importance of responsible citizenship
    and to empower young women to make a change in their community. Over the course of the week, KGS citizens will be asked to stray out of their
    comfort zone and truly challenge themselves to work as a team for the betterment of their city, county, and state.
    KGS citizens who are rising senior in high school will spend the week intensively working together to self-govern the state of
    "Keystone," meant to model current Pennsylvania's local, county, and state government. Citizens will have the opportunity to campaign and run
    for office, draft and present legislation in the KGS House of Representatives and Senate, and to be actively involved in the Judiciary System as
    modeled by the state of Pennsylvania.

    To learn more, check out their WEBSITE.  You can also click HERE for some information and a copy of their application.


  • Penn Summer Academies and Camps

    Announcing new programs and a 100% online schedule for summer 2021!
    Your best and brightest high school students have even more options to choose from this summer with flexible, all-online programming for our credit and non-credit programs.

     

     

     

    Penn Summer Academies

    Penn Summer Academies – New programs added for American Sign Language and Intercultural Communication!

    • Non-credit program
    • For current 9th-11th grade students
    • International students welcome
    • Financial aid for select Philadelphia students

    Penn Summer Data Analytics Camp

    Penn Summer Data Analytics Camp – New for 2021!

    • Non-credit program
    • For current 9th-12th grade students

    Penn Summer Coding Camp

    Penn Summer Coding Camp

    • Non-credit program
    • For current 9th-12th grade students

    Penn Summer Prep

    Penn Summer Prep

    • Non-credit program
    • For current 9th-11th grade students
    • International students welcome
    • Financial aid for select Philadelphia students

    Pre-College Program

    Pre-College Program

    • Undergraduate credit offered
    • For current 10th-11th grade students
    • International students welcome

    Young Scholars Program

    Young Scholars Program

    • Undergraduate credit offered
    • For current 10th-11th grade students

    Applications are open, and the summer 2021 deadline for all programs is May 1. Encourage your outstanding students to consider our program options and get in touch with our team!


    Penn Summer High School Programs
    (215) 898-7326
    hsprogs@sas.upenn.edu
    www.upenn.edu/summer


  • ACAP - Accounting Career Awareness Program

    June 13-18, 2021 - now open for enrollment

    The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Inc., and Point Park University, Rowland School of Business are teaming up to sponsor the annual ACAP Summer Program!

    ACAP is a one week, FREE, residency program that introduces minority students to the accounting, business, economics and finance professions through an educational and interactive curriculum involving accounting, business, economics and finance professionals, University faculty and business, government and community mentors.

    Key program benefits include:

    • Preparing students to pursue higher education (college application process, FAFSA, scholarships)
    • Informing students about career opportunities available in accounting, business and finance
    • Teaching skill sets relevant to the field of business (interview skills, resume building, dining etiquette, etc.)
    • Connecting students with accounting and business professionals and mentors

    This one-week program is designed for qualified Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.  Click Here to Learn More.