The United States Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program is designed to encourage rising 9th-11th graders to pursue a course of study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...(more)
TeenLife Capital Region
Welcome to TeenLife Capital Region! From this regional page, you’re able to explore all of the TeenLife opportunities that take place around the Washington, D.C. area and the Capital Region!
Whether you’re looking for summer programs, gap year options, volunteer opportunities or something else entirely, TeenLife is here to help. Opportunities on this page are intended for all teens age 13 – 19, and cost, location and program length vary deepening on the program.
What does TeenLife Capital Region have to offer? Teens can spend their summer exploring the nation’s capital through exciting historical summer programs. They can take classes on many different subjects at the prestigious Georgetown University! Or, they can deepen a love for action and activism through a number of different politically-minded volunteer opportunities.
No matter what you want to do in Washington, D.C. this year, TeenLife is here to help you find the opportunities that match your interests. Use the filters on the left side of this screen to narrow down your search and start exploring today!
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The Georgetown Pre-College Online Program offers flexible, online courses in international relations, law, medical research, politics/government, and entrepreneurship for students ages 13 and older. You will learn through dynamic video featuring Georgetown instructors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion...(more)
World Scholars Academy offers elite online summer courses for ages 12-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Discover your future career path and accelerate your success with personalized academic guidance and high-level instruction from the world's most accomplished educators...(more)
The Georgetown Pre-College Online Program offers flexible, online courses in international relations, law, medical research, politics/government, and entrepreneurship for students ages 13 and older. You will learn through dynamic video featuring Georgetown instructors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion. The program is available year-round, and the online format enables you to study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace...(more)
PALS is a weeklong program designed for high school students ages 14-19. They get a taste of college life by living in dorms, enjoying on-site dining, and participating in campus activities. At PALS, youth will engage in interactive and socially relevant workshops that challenge and enhance their critical thinking skills while also participating in service projects and hands-on activities that foster personal growth and team building. ..(more)
Fusion Academy is an accredited private school for students in grades 6-12. The entire educational experience is personalized in our one-to-one classrooms for each student based on their strengths, interests, and learning preferences. As the nation's most engaging educational experience, we can help your middle or high school student rediscover their love of learning. We offer rolling admissions and are ready to customize a schedule that works best for your student. ..(more)
Deepen your academic passions with one of America’s oldest and top universities - Georgetown. This vibrant academic community is an ideal fit for students wanting to experience world-class learning through real-world applications. Georgetown is recognized worldwide for excellence in international relations, politics, and law. ..(more)
Fusion Academy is an accredited private school for students in grades 6-12. The entire educational experience is personalized in our one-to-one classrooms for each student based on their strengths, interests, and learning preferences. As the nation's most engaging educational experience, we can help your middle or high school student rediscover their love of learning. We offer rolling admissions and are ready to customize a schedule that works best for your student...(more)
Looking to deepen your advocacy and activism skills and connect with passionate students nationwide? Join us this summer in DC for Close Up’s Institute for Deliberative Democracy, developed in partnership with Stanford’s Center for Deliberative Democracy. ..(more)
We draw upon the rich historical, cultural, and scientific resources of the nation's capital to extend learning beyond the classroom. Our 100-percent-residential community helps to build lifelong friendships among students and creates an environment where teachers are a vital part of each student's daily experience...(more)
Recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of 25 model “Summer Schools for the Arts.” For 20 years Traveling Players is dedicated to training students in grades 3-12 in theatre. Founded on faith in the imagination, wit, and honesty of teenagers, Traveling Players' summer programs focus on classical dramatic traditions. Traveling Players’ Studio is in Tysons Corner Center, where they offer classes and performances year-round. ..(more)
The Naval Academy has a unique clarity of purpose, expressed in our mission: To develop Midshipmen morally, mentally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, honor and loyalty in order to graduate leaders who are dedicated to a career of naval service...(more)
The Academy @ Metropolitan School of the Arts offers a cutting-edge performing arts program in response to the increasingly competitive landscape for college acceptance and professional work...(more)
City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school. They help to ensure that students in under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community...(more)
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA) is a great way for students to spend a Gap Year! Live on an organic farm, learn practical skills, discover how to grow food, live sustainably, and meet new people. With 1,700 host farms all across the USA, there are WWOOFing opportunities both near and far from home for all students...(more)
The United States Naval Academy offers students the chance to study the major of Chemistry. Often called the "Central Science", midshipmen will have the chance to study structure and properties of matter on an atomic and molecular level...(more)