A Pre-College Summer Program for Teens

Why Summer Springboard?

Career & Academic Exploration

Career & Academic Exploration

We provide hands-on learning with our project-based learning methodology. Beyond theory, there will be site visits and guest speakers for students to hear firsthand from experts in their field.

The True You

The True You

Through self-assessments, campus visits, guided reflection and college admissions coaching, students become empowered to identify their individual vision of academic success and happiness.

College Experience

College Experience

Spend two weeks experiencing life on a college campus. While there’s a full schedule of activities, there is time for students to have fun, make new friends, and learn to live like a college student.

About Summer Springboard

Our Programs

Each program is designed by educators and real world experts to allow high school students to quickly grasp core concepts in an easy and enjoyable way.

  • Medicine & Healthcare
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering & Innovation
  • Trial Law
  • Computer Science
  • Journalism
  • Creative Writing
  • Politics & Public Policy
  • Global Health

Campus Locations

We are proud to partner with Yale UniversityUC BerkeleyGeorgetown, or Duke to offer students a rich taste of life on a major campus. Each campus has been selected for our summer enrichment programs based on outstanding academic excellence and rigor, reputation for safety and comfort, and capacity to inspire students to reach their full potential.

Summer Springboard programs are not run by our campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for the Summer Springboard program in any way.

Springboard to Success

The journey to success in career and happiness in life is deeply personal. We believe goals can best be realized when students have a true sense of what makes them unique. At Summer Springboard we give college-bound teens professional insight, self-awareness, and the confidence needed for success in college and beyond.

About Us

Summer Springboard was founded by a team of passionate industry experts to give college-bound teens a supportive environment where they can explore their personal and academic passions. Leveraging the years of success enjoyed by our sister organizations, Global Leadership Adventures and Discover Corps, Summer Springboard aims to continue the tradition of providing unique and compelling summer experiences for college-bound teens as they look to grow, expand and impact their communities. We are proudly based in San Diego, CA.

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