Summer Programs/College Information Sessions




  1. Plan for Colleges

  2. Explore Campuses

  3. Apply Online

DUKE (please register at   

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2pm

Lafayette Library and Learning Center

3491 Mt. Diablo Boulevard

Lafayette, CA 94549

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 1pm or 3:30pm

Sheraton Palo Alto

625 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Carnegie Melon (please register at

Tuesday, September 8 or Wednesday, September 9 - 7:30pm

Marriott San Jose

301 S. Market Street

San Jose, CA 95113

Thursday, September 10 - 7:30pm

JW Marriott San Francisco

Union Square

500 Post Street (corner of Post & Mason)

San Francisco, CA 94102

Embry-Riddle Aeronauticl University Lunch

Monday, September 14 from 11:30am - 100pm

Nola Palo Alto

535 Ramona Street

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Space is limited so don’t delay. RSVP at 888-409-3728.


September 20, 2015 - 2pm

Double Tree Hotel San Jose

Bayshore Ballroom (Donner, Siskiyou and Cascade)

2050 Gateway Place

San Jose, CA 95110

September 23, 2015, 7pm

Acalanes High School

1200 Pleasant Hill Road

Lafayette, CA 94549

Boston University (www.admissions@bu.ed)

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 1:30pm

Grand Hyatt San Francisco

345 Stockton Street

San Francisco, CA 94108

Registration and refreshments: 1:30pm

Presentation: 2:00pm

Oberlin College ( or call 800-622-6243)

Program Date    Application Due

October 8-10    September 14

November 12-14    October 19

December 3-5    November 9

Brandeis University (

Event: November 1-3, 2015

Apply by: September 8, 2015

Seed is an opportunity for accomplished high school seniors to:

-  connect with faculty, staff and current Brandeis students

- experience multiculturalism through the Intercultural Center and student clubs

- develop a clearer understanding of the college admissions process


Connecticut College (to learn more and apply

November 14-16, 2015

Explore Weekend 2015

Explore diversity at Connecticut College. Are you a high school senior from an underrepresented group? Are you committed to issues of diversity?

Join us for Explore Weekend 2015, where you’ll get the inside track about choosing a challenging liberal arts college, and learn about campus resources for students of color.


TeenLife (  

This is a dedicated search engine for enrichment opportunities exclusively for teens! They list nearly 15,000 summer, gap and community service options in the U.S. and abroad.

Have any questions, contact Meg Mahoney, TeenLife School Outreach Counselor, at today!

ASSE - International Student Exchange Programs

They have year programs and summer programs.

Call toll free: 1-800-590-4790 or visit their website:

Summer Resources for GATE (and all) Students

·      Cabrillo College Summer Institute:

·      Santa Cruz City Parks and Recreation:

·      Scotts Valley Parks and Recreation:

·      EPGY (Education Program for Gifted Youth):

·      LPRT—Little People’s Repertory Theater (Ben Lomond):

·      Tech Museum (San Jose)

·      Bookshop Santa Cruz (Young Writer’s Contest):

·      Stanford Summer Programs (Stanford High School Summer College):

·      2015 Siemens Competition in Math: Science: Technology (

·      Summer Outdoor Leadership Training with BAWT (Bay Area Wilderness Training):

·      RAILS (Research, Advocacy, Identification, Leadership and Stewardship): Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society:

·      Hooked on Theater (Felton):