2021 Summer Enrichment Placements
TEAK Fellows participate in engaging, enriching activities throughout high school with an emphasis on the summer after 11th grade. TEAK supports Fellows in the activity of their choosing including outdoor leadership experiences, travel abroad opportunities, immersion programs, and pre-collegiate academic programs. Learn more about some of the programs below.
Class 19 Summer Enrichment Placements:
Kwaku (Hotchkiss School): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Modern Biology
Maryam (Nightingale Bamford School): Girls with Impact
Israel (Church Farm School): Pre-Calculus Course
Amah (Friends Seminary): University of Rochester Pre-College Program – Engineering
Norelys (Schuylerville Preparatory H.S.): Girls with Impact
Miguel (Xavier H.S.): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Business
Fatoumata (Fieldston School): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Modern Biology
Mohamed (Fordham Prep): Yale Young Global Scholars
Awa (Riverdale Country School): Yale Young Global Scholars
Inan (Choate Rosemary Hall): Blue Stamp Engineering 6-week Program
Jada (Riverdale Country School): Boston University Journalism Program
Jabari (Xavier H.S.): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Computer Science
Sohani (Queens H.S. for the Sciences): University of Rochester Pre-College Program – Health Beyond Healthcare
Tanvir (Brooklyn Technical H.S.): Blue Stamp Engineering 6-week Program
Nidhish (Dalton School): Blue Stamp Engineering 6-week Program
Tenzin (Bard H.S. Early College): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Creative Writing and Journalism
Nylah (Peddie School): Kenyon Young Writers Workshop
Joel (Poly Prep Country Day School): Columbia University Summer Immersion Program – Neuroscience
Laure (Northfield Mount Hermon School): St. Alban’s School of Public Service
Tyler (Friends Seminary): St. Alban’s School of Public Service
Chloe (Poly Prep Country Day School): University of Rochester Pre-College Program – Nursing
Maridie (Cardinal Spellman H.S.): University of Maryland Young Terps Scholars Program – Psychology
Daniella (St. Mark’s School): St. Alban’s School of Public Service
Mikai (St. Paul’s School): Interlochen Arts Camp
Amna (Berkeley Carroll School): Kenyon Young Writers Workshop
Isaiah (Masters School): University of Maryland Young Terps Scholars Program – Modern Medicine
Summer Enrichment Program Descriptions
Columbia University: Columbia University’s Program for High School Students is dedicated to bringing an Ivy League education into the homes of bright, high-achieving students. Through Columbia’s online interactive learning platform, students across the globe can engage with one another through rigorous curricular instruction, inclusive student life activities, and informative college success events.
St. Alban’s School of Public Service: Students spend four weeks this summer in the heart of Washington, D.C., meeting Supreme Court justices and members of Congress and dissecting today’s pressing public policy issues. Alongside 45 like-minded students from around the country and the globe, they will be challenged to learn about the exciting world of public service, improve their public-speaking and critical-thinking skills, and begin to explore potential college and career paths.
Yale Young Global Scholars: Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 130 countries (including all 50 U.S. states) participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session at Yale’s historic campus. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale University.
Blue Stamp Engineering: BlueStamp’s program is a six-week immersive program in which students take the lead by choosing both a starter and a main project to design and build. At the end of the six weeks students will be able to take their projects home and showcase them on college and job interviews. During the six weeks, students will also develop their own personal webpage, complete with videos and documentation detailing their journey.
Girls with Impact: Developed with Harvard leaders, this ‘mini-MBA’ program equips girls with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to become the leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators of tomorrow.
Kenyon Young Writers Workshop: The Young Writers program is designed to help high-school students become better, more productive writers and more insightful thinkers. Just as it has for over three decades, this program this year provides young writers with a dynamic and supportive environment in which they can stretch their talents, discover new strengths, and challenge themselves in the company of peers who are also passionate about writing.
University of Rochester Pre-College: The University of Rochester’s Pre-College Programs offer current high school students a wide range of academic programs and a true sense of college life. In 2021, the virtual summer experience will be packed with the opportunity to engage and explore potential academic majors and career paths.
University of Maryland Young Terps Scholars: Students prepare for college through rigorous academics, dynamic instruction, and virtual activities with the University of Maryland Terp Young Scholars—Online. Alongside other academically talented high school students, participants pursue an academic interest, engage with passionate faculty, and get a jump on college by earning three university credits.
Boston University Summer Journalism Academy: The Summer Journalism Academy is a two-week program aimed to provide high school students hands-on training in news reporting, writing, and photography. Guided by award-winning working journalists, we work with students where they are. In two weeks, our students walk away with confidence in their writing, research, and critical thinking skills, in addition to a greater appreciation of journalism and news.
Learn more about High School Programs here.