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Brown University is an Ivy League school located in Providence, a small city near beaches and convenient to Boston and New York City. Brown has the intimate feel of a small school, but an outstanding range of majors and a world-renowned reputation for academic excellence.

Summer Programs at Brown University

Summer@Brown is for students looking to experience college level academics without the pressures of credit or grades. Students choose from nearly 200 courses. The Pre-Baccalaureate Program is for rising or graduated high school seniors. Pre-Bacc’s are enrolled in regular Brown University Summer Session undergraduate courses, earn college credit, study side-by-side with Brown students. Residential fee includes accommodations, meals and two courses. Brown’s online courses are rigorous, active learning experiences with discussions and assignments designed to inspire curiosity and discovery. You can access your coursework anytime, anywhere. When you complete your weekly assignments and coursework is up to you. Courses are available in a range of subjects including: Exploring Engineering, DNA Science, Developing Young Entrepreneurs and Writing for College. 

Brown Leadership Institute encourages students develop to knowledge and understanding of complex issues through case studies, discussions, group projects, field trips, simulations, and debates. Last year, students from 28 different countries and from around the U.S participated. 

The Brown Environmental Leadership Lab (BELL) offers programs at

  • The Haffenreffer Estate in Bristol, RI
  • On the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska
  • Costa Rica
  • Hawai'i (spring)
  • and along the wetlands of Louisiana (spring)
Fee includes meals, housing and travel during program, but not airfare to program. Students must be age 15 at the time of the program.


Global Programs are offered in Segovia, Spain (Spanish language, global business), Rome (humanities). Participants must be at least 16 by June. Cost does not include airfare to program.

The Intensive English Language Program encourages students to focus on developing English language skills, especially in academic writing, public speaking American culture and the American university system. A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFLis recommended.

SPARK is a two-week residential science program for curious middle school students who seek to immerse themselves in exciting science subjects, and gain the foundations necessary for further scientific inquiry. Choices include

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Anatomy
  • Astronomy
  • Conservation
  • Marine Science
  • Programming
  • Physics
  • Robotics
  • and Weather
The program includes field trips, labs and opportunities to meet with graduate students and professors. Students must be at least 12. Fee includes housing and meals.


Brown is a NCAA Division 1 school with an outstanding sports program. Brown Summer Sports Camps are led by Brown's varsity coaches, their staff and current Brown athletes. Many camps also feature guest coaches from other universities. Facilities include: the new Nelson Fitness Center, the Moran-Coleman Aquatics Center and the Zucconi Strength & Conditioning Center. Students must be at least 12 for residential camp programs. Some sports have an age eligibility rather than a grade eligibility. Check the description on the Brown website for complete details.

Review

A few summers ago I took a class at Brown University called "So You Think You Want To Be A Doctor." The program was lecture based but then had subsections that were taught by Brown medical school students. The class gave us opportunities to shadow physicians, tour hospitals and even view a human cadaver as part of an anatomy and physiology lesson. The class was interesting. The dorms weren't air conditioned so bring a fan.

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Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Brown Leadership Institute
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Providence, RI
07/24/17 to 08/04/17 N/A $3,987
Brown Leadership Institute
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Providence, RI
07/10/17 to 07/21/17 N/A $3,987
Brown Leadership Institute
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Providence, RI
06/26/17 to 07/07/17 N/A $3,987
Brown On-line Precollege
,
06/26/17 to 08/11/17 N/A N/A
Brown Pre-Baccalaureate
Providence, RI
06/26/17 to 08/11/17 $3,474 $10,591
Brown Precollege (Summer@Brown)
Providence, RI
06/12/17 to 08/07/17 $1,987 $2,493
Environmental Leadership Lab - Rhode Island
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Bristol, RI
07/09/17 to 07/21/17 N/A $4,086
Environmental Leadership Lab - Rhode Island
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Bristol, RI
06/25/17 to 07/07/17 N/A $4,086
Environmental Leadership Lab - Rhode Island
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Bristol, RI
07/23/17 to 08/04/17 N/A $4,086
Intensive English Language Program (IEP)
(ESL)
(ESL)
Providence, RI
07/10/17 to 07/28/17 $4,286 $5,933
Intensive English Language Program (IEP)
(ESL)
(ESL)
Providence, RI
06/19/17 to 07/07/17 $4,286 $5,933
Program on Infectious Diseases at CDC
(Biology,Premed)
(Biology,Premed)
Atlanta, GA
07/16/17 to 07/22/17 N/A $2,896
SPARK - Science for Middle School
(Physics,Marine Science,STEM,Meteorology,
Computer Science,Astronomy,Robotics,
Aerospace Engineering)
(Physics,Marine Science,...)
Providence, RI
07/17/17 to 07/28/17 N/A $4,086
STEM for Rising 9-10 Grade Students
(Physics,Marine Science,STEM,Meteorology,
Computer Science,Astronomy,Robotics,
Aerospace Engineering)
(Physics,Marine Science,...)
Providence, RI
06/26/17 to 07/07/17 N/A $4,086
Bears Lacrosse Prospect Camp
Providence, RI
07/19/17 to 07/21/17 $600 $725
Brown Bear Elite Field Hockey Camp
Providence, RI
08/07/17 to 08/09/17 $305 $405
Brown Bear Field Hockey Camp
Providence, RI
07/14/17 to 07/16/17 $305 $405
Coed Rugby, grades 9-12
Providence, RI
07/21/17 to 07/23/17
Elite 125 Soccer
Providence, RI
07/07/17 to 07/09/17 $500 $575
Elite 125 Soccer
Providence, RI
06/16/17 to 06/18/17 $500 $575
Elite College Baseball Camp
Providence, RI
08/12/17 to 08/13/17 $495 N/A
Elite College Baseball Camp
Providence, RI
06/20/17 to 06/21/17 $495 N/A
Girls Lacrosse
Providence, RI
06/26/17 to 06/28/17
Girls Lacrosse Prospect Camp
Providence, RI
06/12/17 to 06/12/17
Hoop Camp for Girls
Providence, RI
07/31/17 to 08/03/17 $265 N/A
Hoop Camp for Girls
Providence, RI
07/24/17 to 07/27/17 $265 N/A
Ice Hockey Showcase
Providence, RI
08/14/17 to 08/16/17
leGassick Squash Camps Elite Coed
Providence, RI
06/14/17 to 07/14/17 $1,000 $1,800
Men's Basketball Day Camp
Providence, RI
08/07/17 to 08/10/17 $250 N/A
Men's Basketball Day Camp
Providence, RI
06/26/17 to 06/29/17 $250 N/A
Mens's Elite Basketball
Providence, RI
08/03/17 to 08/04/17 $350 $400
Mens's Elite Basketball
Providence, RI
06/16/17 to 06/17/17 $350 $400
Rowing
Providence, RI
08/14/17 to 08/18/17
Summer Fencing Camp
Providence, RI
07/30/17 to 08/04/17
Swimming
Providence, RI
Varies
The Phil Estes Football Camp
Providence, RI
06/24/17 to 06/27/17 N/A
Tim Gray Elite Prospect Tennis Camps
Providence, RI
06/21/17 to 07/21/17 $795 $875
Volleyball Elite Camp
Providence, RI
07/10/17 to 07/13/17 $525 $625
Volleyball Evenings
Providence, RI
08/01/17 to 08/03/17 $120 N/A
Wardlaw Coed Tennis
Providence, RI
06/27/17 to 06/30/17 $525 $875
Wardlaw Tennis Camp for Girls
Providence, RI
06/25/17 to 08/06/17 $650 $790
Water Polo Coed Camps
Providence, RI
06/27/17 to 08/05/17 $399 $625
Women's Ice Hockey Showcase
Providence, RI
08/17/17 to 08/19/17 N/A
Women's Soccer Prospect
Providence, RI
08/05/17 to 08/06/17
Womens's Elite Basketball
Providence, RI
08/05/17 to 08/06/17 $440 $540
Womens's Elite Basketball
Providence, RI
06/24/17 to 06/25/17 $440 $540
Wrestling Camps
Providence, RI
06/25/17 to 07/15/17
Youth Hockey
Providence, RI
08/21/17 to 08/24/17
Environmental Leadership Lab - Alaska
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
07/30/17 to 08/12/17 N/A $5,282
Global Programs - Rome, Italy
(Humanities)
(Humanities)
06/25/17 to 07/08/17 N/A $5,792
Global Programs - Segovia Spain
(Business)
(Business)
06/25/17 to 07/08/17 N/A $5,792