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1. ID Tech Camps, Massachusetts
Courses / Programs
iD Tech Camps is America’s #1 Tech Camp, offering quality summer programs in over 80 prestigious universities in the USA, including 5 universities throughout the State of Massachusetts. iD Tech Camps provides 1-week and 2-week technology and computer science summer camps for kids and teens along with the iD Programming Academy, iD Gaming Academy, and iD Film Academy. 

iD Tech Camps offers week-long day camps and overnight camps for students ages 7-17 (iD Tech Camps), and 2-week teen summer camps for ages 13-18 (iD Academies). University camp locations in Massachusetts include Harvard University, MIT, Amherst College, Bentley University, and Merrimack College.

Get inspired by energetic, tech-savvy instructors, and build critical 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) skills. 

“This is my son’s 3rd year with iD Tech Camps. He has finally found a camp where he fits in and is doing something that gets him excited. He will definitely be back for another session next year.”
- Jane W., Parent, iD Game Design & Development Academy – Harvard Location
Summer Tech Camps for Kids & Teens (ages 7-18)

iD Tech Camp:
- Week-long Day camps for ages 7-17

- Week-long Overnight camps for ages 10-17

iD Programming Academy:
- 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18

iD Game Design & Development Academy:
- 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18

- Accredited Continuing Education Units are available from all iD Academy locations. Students may register for these children's summer camps for one or several weeks. 

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2. Lawrence Academy Summer English Immersion Program
Courses / Programs
Located 30 miles west of Boston, Massachusetts, Lawrence Academy is an independent boarding school that offers 2, 3 & 4 week summer residential English language immersion programs to international students (ages 13-18). Students will also gain first-hand American cultural experience while studying alongside similar-aged American students. Transportation to and from Logan International Airport in Boston is included.

Students are paired with U.S. students whenever possible. The program is divided into classroom instruction, off-campus cultural activities, on campus sports/arts/specialty instruction, evening enrichment activities, optional TOEFL / SSAT exam preparation, optional prep school visits and weekend excursions.

Program dates: July 19-August 15, 2014.
Summer English language immersion camps for international students (ages 13-18 years):

- Classroom instruction

- Cultural activities

- Sports/ Arts

- Evening enrichment activities

- Optional TOEFL / SSAT test preparation

- Optional Prep School Visits

- Weekend excursions
3. Musica Vesuviana Festival - Italy Summer Camp
Courses / Programs
Musica Vesuviana (MV) offers an international summer music program in Italy for Italian and American student instrumentalists and vocalists of high school age. This 2-week camp takes place at the Fondazione Passarelli in Salerno, south-western Italy. Salerno is situated less than 30 miles south of Naples and 145 miles south of Rome.

Musica Vesuviana´s curriculum includes an eclectic mix of American and Italian music and musical styles, taught by American and native master teachers. All students will be involved in performances at the institute as well as in the surrounding communities, where they will be able to share their music as well immerse themselves in the rich and varied artistic culture that Italy has to offer.

Any student who is interested in music, whether it is Classical, Gospel, Jazz, Rock, Pop, or Contemporary would thrive at Musica Vesuviana. Students will have the opportunity to meet and make music with students from other states and countries. The classes will be taught in English. However, all students will immerse themselves in daily lessons of conversational Italian language taught by a native instructor.

As we are based in Massachusetts, our departure is from Boston's Logan Airport where students are accompanied by all the staff members. Upon our arrival in Naples, we will be met by an air-conditioned coach that will transport us and our luggage to the Fondazione Passarelli.

Financial aid and payment plans may be available for students who qualify.
- Guitar Ensemble, Rhythm and Bass
- American Music: Classical, Jazz, Gospel, Pop, Rock, Broadway Musicals,
- Classes in Ensemble, Music Appreciation, History of Music, Harmony
- Multimedia lessons
- Musical/cultural exchanges with Italian students
- Learning and playing Italian music
- History of Italian music
- Basic Improvisation/scat singing
- Italian Language Lessons
- Italian culture/history
- Customized/individual instructions
4. Boston Leadership Institute
Courses / Programs
Boston Leadership Institute is located in Chestnut Hill, 6 miles west of downtown Boston in Massachusetts, and provides summer enrichment programs for high school students including Biology / Advanced Biology, Mandarin Chinese and Boston Heritage, Science and Culture. Teens from the US and abroad explore Boston and engage in classroom or laboratory activities during the three-week summer programs. Gifted and advanced classes are also available with day and overnight program options available.

Students in the summer programs engage in a variety of fun-filled activities designed to promote experiential learning. Tuition for the three-week day student program includes field trip transportation and admission, tours, short course fees, lunch, course materials and equipment.

Beautiful classroom and laboratory facilities are located minutes from Newton, Needham, Brookline, Dedham and suburban Boston locations, and are easily accessible through public transportation. Residential students are housed in a college dormitory in Chestnut Hill, one of Boston's most desirable suburbs. The picturesque campus contains tennis courts and a fitness center.
3-Week Day & Residential Summer Enrichment programs for US and international high school students include:

- Biology / Advanced Biology program

- Mandarin Chinese Language and Cultural program

- Boston Heritage, Science and Culture program

Additionally: Advanced / Gifted Mandarin Chinese and Biology programs
5. Young Artist Residency Program @ Art Institute of Boston
Courses / Programs
The Young Artist Residency Program (YAR) at The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) at Lesley University in Boston, MA is designed for high school students who will be entering their junior or senior year in the Fall of 2012. This intensive summer art residency program consists of 4 weeks of classes, and art-making is designed to offer a professional art college experience.

Strengthen your portfolio and become the artist you were meant to be through our Young Artist Residency program. Learn the high-tech side of art-making by gaining experience with state-of-the-art computer software and hardware. Students select their own courses, build their own schedules and are in classes Monday through to Friday.

Students live in Lesley University residence halls, minutes from Harvard Square in Cambridge and study art with college professors and graduates of AIB in our Boston studios, just across the Charles River. Discover Boston, a beautiful world-class city rich in history, the arts, nearby beaches, and consistently ranked number one in the "Big City College Towns".

While living on campus, weekend and evening activities are organized to highlight the historic and cultural significance of Boston.
The Young Artist Residency Program (YAR) for high school students who will be entering their junior / senior year in Fall 2012 (4-week summer program):

- Select a full schedule of classes from over 60 exciting course offerings in the areas of Artistry, Technology, and Professions in the Visual Arts
- Join a thriving art college community
- Receive 6 college credits for successful completion of courses & enrichment activities
- Earn incentives for applying & enrolling in AIB as a college choice
6. Loop Abroad LLC
Courses / Programs
LOOP Abroad is an exclusive study abroad summer program for high school students between the ages of 15 and 18. We spend 2 days in Boston, MA before leaving for Thailand.

This summer's program is focused on ecology and conservation, and will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Chiang Mai offers a chance to explore authentic Thai culture and fantastically diverse national parks, while still having modern amenities and world-class health facilities close at hand. Twenty students will live with eight faculty in a private hostel in a gated community.

During the day, the group will explore national parks, mountains, rain forests, and caves, and will publish their findings in an online wiki. Thai language classes, visits to city sites, yoga classes, and other cultural activities fill the rest of our weekdays. Faculty will help students to compose college essays about their experiences. A leadership curriculum is offered.

On the weekends, we head to activities like zip-lining, the tiger nursery, go-karts, the rooftop pool, thai cooking, and Muay Thai.. Highlights include a week living at the Elephant Nature Park and a four-day trek, staying overnight with the Karen Hill Tribe people.
Ecology and Conservation in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Our programs serves 20 students, ages 15-18 who leave as a group from Boston, MA.
7. Lawrence Academy Language Immersion Program for U.S. Students
Courses / Programs
Lawrence Academy in Groton, (35 miles northwest of Boston) is a traditional New England prep school offering 2-4 week residential Mandarin, Italian, Spanish, and French language Summer Immersion Programs to American students in 7th-12th grades. Study Mandarin, Italian, French, or Spanish while living on campus alongside international students learning English and experiencing American culture. Prior language knowledge is not required for American students.

Mornings are spent language classes. In the afternoon, students participate in off-campus and on-campus cultural and sports activities. They practice their language skills with new friends while participating in evening language enrichment activities (skits or talent shows, bowling, mini-golf, etc.). Weekend excursions to Boston, NYC, the beach, or an amusement park allow for additional opportunities to practice language skills and develop lifelong friendships.

Students live in Lawrence Academy dormitories with international roommates and share their meals in the dining hall. This program is a true international cultural immersion experience.
Summer language immersion camps for U.S. students (7th-12th grades):

- Mandarin Chinese Language Instruction
- Italian Language Instruction
- Spanish Language Instruction
- French Language Instruction

Students can choose to stay for 2, 3, or 4 weeks and live in Lawrence Academy dormitories alongside international students. Program dates: July 19-August 15, 2014.
8. Youth Empowered Action
Courses / Programs
Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a unique and inspiring residential summer leadership program in Massachusetts, California and Oregon for youth 12-17 years who want to make a difference in the world. YEA Camp Massachusetts is held at the beautiful Hilltop space of Nature’s Classroom in Charlton, an hour from Boston, and less than 3 hours from Manhattan. Our northern California camp will be held at the beautiful Quaker Center in Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz County, about two hours drive south of San Francisco. There will be two sessions in Oregon at Camp Adams in Molalla, Clackamas County, less than an hour from Portland.

At a week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp setting, YEA campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, or animal rights) and they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue once they get home.
Summer Leadership Camps in MA, CA and OR:

- 1 week residential camps for ages 12-17
- Connect with what's important
- Learn about inspiring activists
- Create an action plan
- Learn to think strategically about issues
- Celebrate the accomplishments and our community
- Learn key activist skills

We also provide a monthly YEA Academy workshop in Portland, OR for youth, and there are plans to expand this program to other parts of the country.
9. Abbey Road Programs
Courses / Programs
Abbey Road Programs has teamed up with the Princeton Review to offer high school students in Grades 9-12 the opportunity to stay one step ahead of the college admissions process.

Our College Admissions ACT/SAT Test Prep summer course is a two or four week intensive test and admissions program designed to tackle the parts of the admissions process that most determine your success when applying to and making the transition to college. These include Standardized testing, Essay writing, the Common Application, the college selection process, and navigating residential life on campus.

We bring together test prep and college counseling professionals to work with you daily (and one-on-one as needed) to tackle the SATs, the ACTs, and the Common Application while you experience college life living in a dorm on the Emerson College campus in downtown Boston, MA.
2 or 4-week College Admissions ACT/SAT Test Prep Summer Course:

- For High School Students (Grades 9-12)

- Designed to tackle the parts of the admissions process - Essay writing, Standardized testing, the Common Application, the college selection process, and navigating residential life on campus

- Students work daily (and one-on-one) with test prep and college counseling professionals
10. Boston School of Modern Languages
Courses / Programs
Located just 20 minutes south of Downtown Boston in a safe, clean, and quiet neighborhood, Boston School of Modern Languages (BSML) is a fully-accredited intensive English language school. In addition to our General English (ESL) courses, we also provide a comprehensive Summer English Program for children and teens (ages 12-18). This intensive Summer course allows our students to learn English quickly and live the American Experience in a 2, 4, or 8-week block.

English classes are combined with fun activities and field trips. The small class size allows each student to receive individual attention from the instructor, benefit from the knowledge and background of the classmates and build relationships that last a lifetime. In addition to the material covered in class, homework is assigned to reinforce the studied lessons and speed up the student's learning process.

The Boston School of Modern Languages is authorized by the U.S. Government to issue I-20 forms for student visas and is fully accredited by ACCET. BSML is also a member of Quality English of Oxford, England, which selects only the finest private English language schools worldwide.
English Language Summer Program for Students ages 12-18:
- 2, 4 & 8-week study options in June, July & August

Students take 6 classes a day including:
- Grammar
- Vocabulary Development
- Idiomatic Expressions
- Conversational English
- Elective classes

Course features include:
- 12 Skill Levels
- Exact Placement
- Customized Textbooks
- Small Class Size
- Homestay & Family Apartment Accommodation

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