Summer Opportunities


HS students should plan to do something productive over the summer, whether it is employment, volunteer work, pre-college programs, summer classes, or participation in specialized camps in sports, arts, or sciences.  Many colleges have summer programs designed for rising seniors.  Some local programs are listed below:


Buffalo summer camps

Summer Pre-College Programs

Albright-Knox Art Gallery - AK Teens

Alfred University summer camps

Buffalo State Community Arts Academy

Buffalo Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM)

Buffalo Museum of Science camps

Buffalo Zoo Life Sciences Career Lab

Canisius College summer programs

Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP)

Coder School Buffalo

Cornell summer precollege

Daemen Summer Institute Camps

Duquesne University Leadership Academy

ECC Summer College for HS students

ECMC Healthcare Explorers

Erie Niagara Health Education Center

Gannon University summer camps

Geneseo pre-college courses

Hilbert College Summer camps

JCU Young Writers Workshop

Leadership Buffalo

LeMoyne College summer scholars program

Mayor's Summer Youth Program

National Federation for Just Communities programs

New York State Courts HS Internship Program

Niagara Falls Medical Center volunteering

Roswell Park summer cancer research program

Roswell Park Buffalo Healthcare Exploration

Roswell Park summer volunteers

St. Bonaventure summer camps

UB this summer

UB Engineering Camps (Leadership, Cybersecurity, Tinker, NSTI, Engineering Design)

UB Pre-Pharmacy summer camp

UB Soccer camps


Villa Maria College summer programs 

Volunteer WNY Service Collaborative

Youth Leadership Buffalo