Academic Enrichment

This list of academic enrichment opportunities is compiled by the Counseling Department of Holy Trinity, as a resource to parents and their students. Inclusion in the list is not necessarily an endorsement of the program. Please do your due diligence in researching each program.

In addition, we encourage you to check out the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling’s list of summer programs.

Women of Distinction at Smith College

Women of Distinction is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Latina, Asian American, and Native American students. Admission is competitive. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals, and accommodations for all

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Deloitte Team Tech Challenge

This three-day challenge is coming to Chicago July 13 – 15, 2020. This free event will take you into the world of professional services to help hone your technical skills, compete with teammates in a tech innovation challenge, and help

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Princeton Summer Journalism Program

The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is a free residential journalism and college preparatory program for high-achieving current juniors from low-income backgrounds who are interested in journalism. Over 10 days, students live on campus at Princeton University and learn reporting

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Summer Opportunity in Computing and Technology

Indiana University’s Luddy Pre-college Summer Program will take place June 14-20, 2020. Students will explore their passion for technology and learn how technology is used in problem-solving. They’ll get experience with programming languages and project design, and they’ll see what

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Bank of America Internship Program

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2020 program through January 31, 2020. Current juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Since 2004, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has been part

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Summer Engineering Camp at Notre Dame

If you are interested in Engineering, please check out the attached opportunity for a scholarship for a summer camp at Notre Dame.  In brief: Minority high school juniors in the Chicago area are eligible.  The scholarship provides full payment for a

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NIU Arts Summer Camps

Northern Illinois University’s summer camps provide students with unforgettable experiences in the arts. Campers learn from our talented, experienced staff members and enjoy enriching activities and presentations. They also have the opportunity to meet and work with fellow young artists.

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Summer Camps at Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University offers numerous summer programs for youth from 6th-12th grades. From art to crime scene investigation to agriculture to entrepreneurship and more, camps are offered in June and July. Scholarships are available. Learn more at

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Piven Theatre Workshop

Advanced High School Performance Conservatory This four-week, full-day program offers students a chance to study the Piven Technique in the morning. Mornings are comprised of Scene Study and Story Theatre work on alternating days, and students learn the principles of

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