Welcome to TeenLife Boston! From this page, you can explore summer programs, community service opportunities, gap year options and more in the Greater Boston area. Programs listed on this page are intended for teens age 13 – 19, and cost, length and requirements may vary.
What does TeenLife Boston have to offer? Teens can spend their summer studying journalism at Boston University or researching cutting edge scientific data with the Boston Leadership Institute. They could serve their community by volunteering at the famous New England Aquarium or by serving at one of the many hospitals within the Great Boston area. Or, they could learn a new language after school, meet with a top-rated tutor, apply to a new school, and prepare for the college of their dreams. The possibilities are endless!
No matter what sort of opportunity parents or students are looking for, TeenLife Boston is here to help. Use the filters on the left side of the screen to narrow down your search and start exploring today!
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Each summer Harvard welcomes over 2,700 academically exceptional students who experience college life at Harvard. Students live in Harvard dorms, commute, or take online courses. In addition to Harvard courses, students engage in college prep activities, sports, dances, college visits and trips around Boston and New England...(more)
Let Summit's one-on-one, personalized tutoring programs help your student Fill in gaps or get ahead in a subject for next fall Prepare for upcoming AP courses Boost academic performance with advanced math or writing programs Prep for the SAT/PSAT, ACT, SSAT, or ISEE Every lesson is customized to your student's level, pace, and learning style. Take the stress out of the start of school - work with Summit one-on-one!..(more)
From subject tutoring and test prep to admissions and executive function coaching, Signet Education inspires a love of learning and provides world-class guidance. Whether it’s boosting a grade in a difficult subject or test, getting into the best college, or improving your study habits, we're here to support your entire educational journey...(more)
The Harvard Pre-College Program is an immersive, collaborative, and transformative experience. Alongside peers from around the world, you’ll thrive in a dynamic and supportive academic environment. Test your intellect without the pressure of letter grades, live a balanced (college) life, and discover your passions...(more)
Boston University presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience for high school students interested in journalism, photography or writing to expand their news reporting skills, experience college, and build their résumé: the Boston University Summer Journalism Academy...(more)
What if you could test drive your future before making a decision that defines the course of your life? ..(more)
Are you in learning about STEM, but don’t know where to start? At Tufts Pre-College Programs, we have options! From our two-week intensives covering specific topics, to our six-week programs and courses, you'll gain exposure to STEM and continue to pursue your interests...(more)
Brandeis University’s Precollege Online Program offers flexible, online courses in Climate Change, Civil Litigation, Women’s Health and Global Health for high school students. You’ll learn from Brandeis University professors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion...(more)
The University of Rochester offers flexible, online courses in personalized medicine, healthcare, and biomedical engineering for high school students. You’ll hear from University of Rochester professors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in the course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion from the University of Rochester. ..(more)
BU Summer Term High School offers five unique programs. You can earn college credit, discover new subject areas, perform cutting-edge research, or immerse yourself in hands-on learning. STEM subjects offered include Biology, Pre-Med, Neuroscience, Abnormal and Experimental Psychology, Chemistry of Medicine, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Infectious Diseases, and more. ..(more)
Russell Education provides private, one-on-one and online tutoring to students at schools in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and the surrounding suburbs. We work with students in grades K-12 (and some beyond) who need assistance in organization and planning, study skills, subject-area tutoring, and standardized test prep...(more)
SUMMER ARTS INSTITUTEJuly 17 to 24, 2022 DANCE INTENSIVE offers high school students ages 14-18 who are interested in majoring in dance a one-week summer dance intensive. Dancers have the opportunity to train with esteemed faculty in our professional studios. MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE offers high school students ages 14-18 the chance to work on their acting, singing and dancing skills with renowned faculty during our one-week musical theatre intensive...(more)
The Boston Leadership Institute is an award-winning summer program for high-achieving teens. Since 2011, BLI has provided unique, engaging, and valuable opportunities to thousands of students from around the United States and the world. Led by highly qualified and decorated teachers and professors from the Boston area, the BLI lineup now covers Healthcare. The subject matter is challenging and exciting, and students gain important credentials to include on college applications...(more)
The University of Rochester offers flexible, online courses in personalized medicine, healthcare, and biomedical engineering for high school students. You’ll hear from University of Rochester professors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in the course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion from the University of Rochester...(more)
Brandeis University’s Precollege Online Program offers flexible, online courses in Women’s Health and Global Health for high school students. You’ll learn from Brandeis University professors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion...(more)