Summer Programs

The 2020 Summer Debate Camp, run by Capitol Debate, will be held at Yale University from June 28 to July 9. Students will build public speaking, research, writing, organizing, and critical thinking skills, leading to better academic performance.
Citizens-Thinkers-Writers is a two-week summer residential program for students from New Haven public schools who are interested in exploring fundamental human questions in a college setting.
The CISL Residential Programs offer a complete and rigorous academic program for international students, with English courses focused on Test Preparation (TOEFL/SAT)
The goal of the Economics for Leaders (EFL) program is to give promising students the skills to be more effective leaders and to teach them how to employ economic analysis when considering difficult public policy choices. Given the existing challenges confronting our nation and, assuming that problems in years to come will be equally consequential, the job of preparing the next generation of leaders may be one of the most important actions we can take now to ensure our wellbeing in the future. The Foundation for Teaching Economics is committed to finding and nurturing those budding leaders.
Eduexplora provides academically challenging opportunities to talented middle and high school students to allow them to fully reach their intellectual potential.
Envision has been offering experiential programs to motivated students since 1985. Envision programs have served more than 800,000 students in more than 145 countries, with programs designed to build skills through experience. The Envision family of programs offers a complete continuum of leadership and career exploration programs.  Programs are built with the Power of Potential – the idea that all students have the power to live their dreams, make an impact, and change the world.
The New Haven Field Office of the FBI and Yale University Police Department are proud to announce their groundbreaking joint effort to educate, enrich, and promote future law enforcement career paths for Connecticut youth. Two of the nation’s most notable and iconic institutions have partnered to create a weeklong law enforcement and legal training camp for youth throughout Connecticut. The program- Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA)—gives selected youth an inside look at today’s FBI while simultaneously being exposed to various local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and practices. Yale’s campus provides an academic environment rich with the atmosphere significant for students to pursue higher education.
The exclusive ISSOS summer school program offers high school students (aged 13-18) the opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the historic and picturesque campus of Yale University. Our three-week program welcomes students from over 60 nationalities, and limits the number of students from one nationality to 10% in order to guarantee a truly international experience. Students choose from a variety of academic and elective subjects that are taught by highly qualified professionals and benefit from full activities, cultural trip and workshop program. In addition, students are well supervised by a team of summer school counselors who make sure students are safe and happy at all times as well as making sure the summer school is fun, full of laughter and that all students make friends from around the world.
JOYN program is designed by JOYN Global Culture, INC., and was founded by Stanford Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Sheng Chen. Joyn understands the importance of expanding one's horizons and developing a holistic sense of the world and of oneself. The goal of JOYN Program is to improve participants' English language skills, expose them to American cultures, expand their horizons, help them view the world through a wider lens, push them to ask questions, assert their opinion, and explore the unfamiliar. JOYN is a word in English script that sounds like footprint in Chinese. JOYN hopes all participants of the program will follow the footsteps of successful, self-made people they get in touch with in the program and encourage them to positively contribute to the world from all angles.
Sponsored by the National Student Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan, education organization, the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC)