Your Future Looks Bright.

Summer is calling—and your future is waiting. Dive into Emmanuel College's immersive weeklong summer experience that will set you on the path to success in and beyond high school. Whether you're passionate about art, science, business, nursing, or politics, Emmanuel's Summer Programs have something for you. Get ready for a hands-on adventure that will ignite your curiosity and expand your horizons.

We invite you to join us on our 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston and discover the excitement of college-style learning. Led by expert faculty members, our engaging courses will encourage collaboration and creativity, equip you with new technical skills, spark your entrepreneurial spirit, and help you begin your impressive portfolio. From classroom instruction to exciting field visits, you'll soak up the vibrant energy of the city while gaining practical knowledge and invaluable mentorship. Your future is now.

Registration for Summer 2024 programs is now closed

Summer Programs 2024

Cost: $1,000-1,200
Early Registration Deadline: April 21, 2024*
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2024

*Early registration includes a $100 discount

When: Monday, July 15- Friday, July 19, 2024

Who can attend: Rising high school students, ages 14-18

Where: Emmanuel College Campus, 400 The Fenway, Boston MA

Who will you become?

Choose from one of the following programs;

Taught by Nursing Faculty from the Wilkens School of Nursing & Clinical Sciences

Ready to kickstart the journey that will shape your future in nursing and healthcare? Dive into our weeklong immersive experience where you'll explore Emmanuel College’s state-of-the-art nursing simulation labs and gain hands-on training that will set you apart as you embark on your college journey. Become certified in CPR and Stop the Bleed, and meet established nursing professionals specializing fields such as mental health, medical-surgical, ICU, nursing administration and education and more. Plus, get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at world-class hospitals right in our neighborhood.

Cost: $1,200

Taught by Dean of the School of Science & Health and Associate Professor of Biology Padraig Deighan, Ph.D. and Professor of Chemistry Aren Gerdon, Ph.D.; with Lecturer in Biology Derek Lau, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology Anu Seshan, Ph.D., Laboratory Instructor Ben Slavitskiy, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Biology Janel Cabrera, Ph.D.

As a student researcher, in our state-of the-art laboratories guided by expert teachers in biotechnology and nanotechnology, your will don your lab coat and gain an immersive, hands-on training in key laboratory techniques and equipment used in medical research and diagnostics. This includes biomimetic nanoparticle synthesis and characterization with fluorescence, NMR, and mass spectrometry, DNA amplification and sequencing, fluorescence cell imaging, and antibody therapeutics. Get inspired to make a difference and explore career options in medicine and medical research!

Cost: $1,000

Taught by Associate Professor of Political Science Petros Vamvakas, Ph.D.

In this extraordinary seminar, you will prepare to tackle global challenges head-on. Discover the power of international collaboration and democracy as we delve into the workings of the United Nations, an international organization that emerged after WWII to maintain peace and global peace and security with the goal of preventing future world wars. In this immersive experience, we will hear from practitioners, academics and diplomats—and then put your knowledge into action in form of a two-day simulation of the General Assembly and the Security Council on two topical issues, Climate Crisis and Food Insecurity and the Freedom of Navigation and Great Power Confrontation.

Cost: $1,000

Taught by Dean of the School of Business & Management and Assistant Professor of Management Anne Marie Pasquale, J.D., Assistant Professor of Management Kelly Basile, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Marketing Eric Siebert, MBA

What does it take to turn your ideas into reality? One week, and Emmanuel’s summer Entrepreneurship Academy. Here, you will unleash your potential to innovate and succeed with a crash course in business and startup management. From product design and development in our DiscoveryLab makerspace, to lessons in market research and promotion, leadership, law and business operations led by Emmanuel faculty, this hands-on camp will equip you with the tools and knowledge to launch your own venture.

Cost: $1,000

Taught by Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mark Sherman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics Shuyi Jiang, Ph.D., and Associate Librarian for Reference, Instruction and Outreach Diane Zydlewski

Step into the world of data analytics and economics with our immersive workshop. From banking to wealth creation, explore the vast potential of data and the essentials of finance starting with the basics of Excel and leading into our Bloomberg terminals, which provide real-time data, news and research, powerful analytics, communications tools for finance professionals. Led by faculty specializing in computer science and economics, this real-world experience will prepare you to thrive in the fast-paced world of finance.

Cost: $1,000

Taught by Associate Professor of Art Stephan Jacobs, MFA

Join us for an unforgettable week of photography that will ignite your creativity and expand your horizons. Learn to operate an analog camera and develop your images in a darkroom environment. We will take advantage of our diverse and dynamic Fenway neighborhood, with daily walking tours of urban cityscapes and parks designed by Olmsted. With expert guidance and hands-on sessions, you'll leave with stunning photographs and a newfound knowledge for in the art of photography and your own photographs and negatives.

Cost: $1,000

Led by Dr. Pádraig Deighan and Dr. Benjamin Allen, with faculty from the departments of Biology and Mathematics

Dive into this interdisciplinary academy alongside expert teachers from biology and mathematics as we chart the outlook for infectious disease epidemics and cures. In biology labs, you will use microbiology and microscopy techniques to culture, stain, and identify microbes, as well as DNA amplification and sequencing to characterize members of a microbial community. In math labs, you will explore mathematical models of epidemics through simulations, using RStudio software to analyze and visualize large data sets.

Cost: $1,000

Taught by Senior Lecturer Whitney Wilson

Writing about personal experiences can be both exhilarating and stressful, especially as you begin to prepare for college applications. Join us for a week of exploration and skill building around personal narratives and storytelling. We will also consider and discuss college essays, while you begin to plan and draft your own version to stand out in a competitive landscape. The end goal: to feel more confident when writing your own life stories, while gaining sentence level skill.

Cost: $1,000