Explore career options, experience life on a college campus, and reach your leadership potential.

Since 1989, the National Student Leadership Conference has invited a select group of outstanding middle school and high school students to participate in its fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer sessions. Join us this summer to experience your future.

2019 Dates & Locations

High School – for students in grades 9-12

Middle School – for students in grades 6-8

Business Programs

Business & Entrepreneurship

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 6 – July 14
  • July 18 – July 26
  • July 30 – August 7

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • June 19 – June 27
  • July 1 – July 9

Fordham University, New York City, NY

  • July 8 – July 16
  • July 20 – July 28

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • June 28 – July 6
  • July 10 – July 18
  • July 22 – July 30

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • July 26 – August 3
  • August 7 – August 15

University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • July 11 – July 19
  • July 23 – July 31

Business Intensive

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 21 – August 7

Entertainment Management

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15

International Business in Singapore

Yale-NUS, Singapore

  • June 14 – June 23

Sports Management

Fordham University, New York City, NY

  • July 8 – July 16
  • July 20 – July 28

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • June 28 – July 6
  • July 10 – July 18

Government & Law Programs

Intelligence & National Security

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 6 – July 11
  • July 14 – July 19
  • July 22 – July 27
  • July 30 – August 4

International Diplomacy

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 22 – July 1
  • July 5 – July 14
  • July 18 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 9

Law & Advocacy

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 6 – July 14
  • July 18 – July 26
  • July 30 – August 7

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 19 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 8

Political Action & Public Policy

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 19 – July 27

S.T.E.M. Programs

Aerospace

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 14 – June 22
  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15

Biotechnology

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 14 – June 22
  • June 25 – July 3

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • July 13 – July 21
  • July 25 – August 2

Cybersecurity

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15

Engineering

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 6 – July 14
  • July 18 – July 26
  • July 30 – August 7

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 19 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 8

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • June 28 – July 6
  • July 10 – July 18
  • July 22 – July 30
  • August 3 – August 11

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • June 19 – June 27
  • July 1 – July 9

Rice University, Houston, TX

  • July 11 – July 19
  • July 23 – July 31

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

  • June 13 – June 21
  • June 25 – July 3

Engineering Intensive

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • July 16 – August 2

Environmental Science & Sustainability

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 6 – July 14

Forensic Science

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 14 – June 22
  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 19 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 8

Marine Biology

University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • July 11 – July 19
  • July 23 – July 31

Medicine & Health Care

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 14 – June 22
  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 19 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 8

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

  • June 13 – June 21
  • June 25 – July 3

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Housed at Emmanuel College

  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 8 – July 16
  • July 21 – July 29
  • August 2 – August 10

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • June 28 – July 6
  • July 10 – July 18
  • July 22 – July 30
  • August 3 – August 11

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • June 13 – June 21
  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 8 – July 16

Rice University, Houston, TX

  • July 11 – July 19
  • July 23 – July 31

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • June 19 – June 27
  • July 1 – July 9
  • July 13 – July 21
  • July 25 – August 2

University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • July 11 – July 19
  • July 23 – July 31

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • July 26 – August 3
  • August 7 – August 15

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15

Nursing

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 6 – July 14
  • July 18 – July 26

Psychology & Neuroscience

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 25 – July 2
  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 19 – July 27
  • July 31 – August 8

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • June 13 – June 21
  • June 25 – July 3

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Housed at Emmanuel College

  • June 24 – July 2
  • July 7 – July 15
  • July 20 – July 28
  • August 1 – August 9

Veterinary Medicine

Penn Vet: University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Housed at Drexel University

  • July 29 – August 6
  • August 9 – August 17

Leadership Programs

Mastering Leadership

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 21 – July 26
  • July 28 – August 2
  • August 4 – August 9

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • June 20 – June 25
  • June 28 – July 3
  • July 8 – July 13

Social Impact & Community Engagement

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • July 22 – July 30
  • August 3 – August 11

Performance, Design & Media Arts Programs

Acting Intensive

Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • July 18 – August 4

Architecture

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

  • July 22 – July 30
  • August 3 – August 11

Game Design

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • July 26 – August 3
  • August 7 – August 15

Film, Journalism & Media Arts

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • June 14 – June 22
  • June 25 – July 3
  • July 7 – July 15

UC-Berkeley, San Francisco, CA

  • July 25 – August 2

Theater

Fordham University, New York City, NY

  • July 8 – July 16
  • July 20 – July 28

Middle School Programs

Digital Arts

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 6 – July 11
  • July 14 – July 19
  • July 22 – July 27

Science & Technology

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 6 – July 11
  • July 14 – July 19
  • July 22 – July 27

U.S. History & Government

American University, Washington, D.C.

  • July 6 – July 11
  • July 14 – July 19
  • July 22 – July 27

2019 Summer Tuition

Program tuition is all-inclusive. It covers course materials, housing (except for middle school Commuter students), on-campus meals, social events and transportation in air-conditioned motor coaches throughout the program. Each student is responsible for the cost of travel to and from the program as well as individual spending money.

High School Tuition

Program Length Tuition
Acting Intensive 18 Days $5,395
Architecture 9 Days $3,195
Biotechnology 9 Days $3,295
Business & Entrepreneurship 9 Days $3,195
Engineering
9 Days $3,195
Entertainment Management 9 Days $3,195
Environmental Science & Sustainability 9 Days $3,195
Forensic Science 9 Days $3,295
Game Design 9 Days $3,195
Intelligence & National Security 6 Days $2,595
International Business in Signapore 9 Days $3,495*
International Diplomacy 10 Days $3,195*
Journalism, Film & Media Arts 9 Days $3,195
Law & Advocacy 9 Days $3,295
Mastering Leadership 6 Days $2,595
Medicine & Health Care 9 Days $3,195
Medicine & Health Care (Chicago and San Francisco) 9 Days $3,295
Medicine & Health Care (Boston) 9 Days $3,495
Nursing 9 Days $3,295
Political Action & Public Policy 9 Days $3,295
Psychology & Neuroscience 9 Days $3,295
Psychology & Neuroscience (Boston) 9 Days $3,495
Sports Management 9 Days $3,195
Theater 9 Days $3,195
Veterinary Medicine 9 Days $3,295
*Group Transportation will be provided between D.C. and NYC

Middle School Tuition

Program Length Residential Tuition Commuter Tuition*
Digital Arts 6 days $2,395 $1,995
Science & Technology (STEM) 6 days $2,395 $1,995
U.S. History & Government 6 days $2,395 $1,995
*Commuter students are provided three meals a day. Housing is not included. Commuters check-in each morning between 7:00-7:30 AM and are picked-up each night between 8:00-8:30 PM.

Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). Registrations occurring on or before May 1, 2019 may be canceled within 30 days of registration date without incurring a cancellation fee. The following cancellation fees apply to all NSLC enrollments:

Summer Programs If Cancelled… Cancellation Fee
By April 1, 2019 $350 ($500 for Acting Intensive, Business Intensive, and Engineering Intensive)
Between April 2 and May 1, 2019 $500 ($750 for Acting Intensive, Business Intensive, and Engineering Intensive)
May 2, 2019 or later 100% tuition paid

 

NSLC will refund all funds minus the cancellation fee listed above. No refunds will be given on or after May 2, 2019. Student Protection Plan fees for accepted students are non-refundable.

Instead of cancelling, you may elect to apply your total payments toward a program next year. If so, you will be enrolled in our 2020 Pre-Registration and sent an email in the fall of 2019 to select the program/session you wish to attend. Note: If you choose to cancel your enrollment and not attend a 2020 program, the cancellation fees above will still apply.

Note: If an application is rejected or if space in the program is not available, all deposits/payments will be refunded in full.

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