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Summer Enrichment Programs

Listed below are a few local activities and enrichment programs available to high school students during the summer months.  The CCC has an accordian file of local and national summer  programs categorized by type of program.  Some programs are low or no cost or have financial aid available.  Application deadlines begin in January.    The inclusion of a program is not an endorsement or recommendation by San Rafael High School.  Students and parents should look closely into any programs they are considering. You should also look at Upcoming Events section of this website.

Academic Summer Programs

We have an updated Summer Enrichment file organized by type of class/activity which is available for parents and students.

Please see the Upcoming Events area of the CCC website as well.

Palo Alto High School has a very comprehensive list of summer programs both in the US and beyond. Go to, click on College and Career, scroll down to Summer Programs.

Judy Weisen with Student Camp and Trip Advisors works with students nationwide who are looking for that special summer program. She is a known resource and her fee is paid by the program that you attend. 415-454-5441


Some Local Programs







Academic Talent Development Program – UC Berkeley


UC System Summer Programs

Academic program for talented and highly motivated students



College of Marin

Credit and noncredit adult and community education classes


noncredit 415-457-8811 ex 8822

Education Unlimited

Residential and commuter programs at UC Berkeley and Stanford in academics, debate, public speaking, computer programming, drama and SAT prep

Excel at Sonoma State

Programs for gifted and academically talented students entering 9th and 10th grades.

ROP (Regional Occupational Program)

ROP classes are offered in the summer too.


Santa Rosa Junior College

Credit and non credit adult and community education classes


Sonoma State Summer Session





Stanford SuperCamp

Upward Bound program for low income, first generation prospective college students


Study and life skills




Tamalpais Union High School District




Tall Ship Educatin Academy, Girls Summer at Sea. Must be 11th, 12th graders

Non credit classes for high school students and adults



3 college credits in Oceanography, 5 units in Leadership Deve. 5 units in PE, community service

Drake 415-458-3420

Redwood 415-945-3660

Tam 415-380-3533





RLS Dept 1600 Holloway Ave, SF 94132-4161  Christine Whicraft -

UC Berkeley Extension Classes

Many classes available to high school students.

UC Davis Summer Programs for High School Students





Calif Dept of Transportation/San Francisco St U

Many different programs including Upward Bound and research in bio and natural science for soph and jrs


FREE 2 week residential program to explore engineering





Academy of Art College

Various art classes

California College of the Arts

Classes in architecture, ceramics, fashion design, graphic design, photography, video, sculpture.

California State Summer School for the Arts

Intensive summer program for artistically talented youth.

Kids on Camera



TV and film acting, modeling and communications for ages 4-17

Summer Arts Program at UC Davis

Various arts offerings





Student Camp and Trip Advisors





Egpy Summer (Education Program for Gifted Youth)



Great Books Summer Program



Pali Adventures




Walnut Creek Sports League

Need help finding a camp or trip for teens?  Start here by talking to Judy Weisen.


academic programs for academically talented youth



read amd dosciss great literature



Variety of specialty camps, Los Angeles


teen leadership camp-CIT-help supervise yournger campers



  800-372-3749 Ex 325  


  866-480-7323  909-867-5743




College of Marin

Credit and noncredit adult and community education classes


noncredit 415-457-8811 ex 8822


Cooking classes


Tamalpais Union High School District



MYC, Marin Youth Center

Non credit classes for high school students and adults


Free cooking classes, Thur and Fri afternoons

Drake 415-458-3420

Redwood 415-945-3660

Tam 415-380-3533



1115  3rd St., San Rafael

499-5860 or email



Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy

Sponsored by the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism at SF State

California State Summer School for Math and Science

Programs located at UC Davis, Irvine and Santa Cruz

Digital Media Academy at Stanford

Computer game design, web design, computer animation

Headlands Institute





Lawrence Hall of Science

7 day residential paid internship and one Saturday/mo, $1,000 at year's end


Work side by side with wildlife and marine biology educators and researchers at UC field research station




Minority Introduction to Engineering (MITE)


OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science Industry

One week program for students interested in the US Coast Guard


science and adventure, June-August


SF State Engineering Institute

Sponsored by the California State Dept of Transportation


Santa Clara University School of Engineering





One week free program for students interested in science, math or engineering


Marine science



Stanford Medical Youth Sciences Program

 Program for economically disadvantaged/low income students inquisitive about science and medicine

Summer Science Fellowships

Work with Arthritis Foundation scientists.


UC Davis Young Scholars Program

Interdisciplinary research in biological, agricultural and environmental sciences




Osher Jewish Community Center




Develop leadership skills and explore Jewish culture









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