This summer, teens can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new STEM skills, and join a community of 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech. Build in-demand skills in coding, game development, robotics, and design at iD Tech Camp hosted at Southern Methodist University...(more)
Welcome to TeenLife Dallas! Using this special regional page, you’re able to explore volunteer opportunities, summer programs, gap year options and so much more in the Dallas and central Texas area! Program length, cost, and other prerequisites may vary depending on the program, but everything on this page are intended for teens age 13 – 19 looking for exciting enrichment opportunities outside of the classroom.
So what does TeenLife Dallas have to offer? Teens can participate in intensive pre-college programs at the University of Texas or Texas Christian University. They can seek admission to one of the area’s many prestigious private schools, or find a local tutor who can help them get into the college of their dreams. Or, teens can pursue volunteer opportunities at The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, The American Heart Association, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science and a number of other locations! The possibilities are endless!
If you’re looking for something exciting to do this year in the Dallas or central Texas area, TeenLife is here to help. Use the filters on the left side of this screen to narrow down your search and start exploring your options today!
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This summer, teens can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new STEM skills, and join a community of 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech. Build in-demand skills in coding, game development, robotics, and design at iD Tech Camp hosted at the University of Texas at Dallas...(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)
The Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop brings together the nation’s top workshop faculty and scholastic-journalism experts to propel you and your staff into the year ahead. We'll sharpen your skills in photography, graphic design, advertising, writing, leadership, and more...(more)
In addition to collaborative learning environments, committed teaching faculty, high levels of student engagement and participation, and successful graduation rates that help students pursue their future goals quickly, the personal attention students receive at CTCL schools is priceless...(more)
A nationally ranked private university with seven degree-granting schools, SMU is a distinguished center for teaching and research located in the heart of Dallas. SMU's 11,000 students benefit from small classes, leadership opportunities, international study and innovative programs...(more)
This is a place where students learn how to adapt to whatever the future might bring, develop critical thinking skills and expand their creativity. Students have opportunities to search for meaning and examine values, yet graduate well-prepared for professional accomplishment...(more)
The University of Dallas is dedicated to the pursuit of wisdom, of truth, and of virtue as the proper and primary ends of education. We seek to educate students so they develop the intellectual and moral virtues, prepare themselves for life and work in a problematic world, and become leaders...(more)
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status. The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs...(more)
Carlson Admissions works one-on-one with high school students to take the confusion out of the process of college admissions. Utilizing individual counseling and dynamic workshops designed to explore critical areas of the admissions process, we help students find the schools that fit them best!..(more)
The Meadows School of the Arts offers instruction in advertising, art, art history, arts entrepreneurship and arts management, communication studies, creative computation, dance, film and media arts, journalism, music and theatre...(more)
Our program is designed to challenge and nurture creative minds. The TCU School of Art and Art History is comprised of talented individuals who are just as passionate about education as they are about art. If you share our passion for creativity, our department has a lot to offer you...(more)
Our school's motto is Ardere et Lucere, to be enkindled and to enlighten. Cistercian Preparatory School is a community in which every boy's natural capacity to understand and to work for the good of others is enkindled so that he can then go forth and enlighten the world in which he will live...(more)
Infused by the spirit of Serviam (I will serve), Ursuline Academy is distinguished as a premier educational institution and center of culture and faith. Three cornerstones and signature programs combine to make Ursuline unique in the Dallas area. Girls take center stage at Ursuline Academy of Dallas. Our students are strongly encouraged to develop their own interests. And they are empowered to become bold leaders. ..(more)
The Winston School is a small college preparatory K-12 school designed to maximize the potential of bright students who learn differently. Through individualized learning strategies, our students are empowered to meet confidently the challenges of tomorrow. ..(more)