Summer Opportunities

During the school year, this page is updated frequently as information is made public. Please click on the links below to find out information regarding summer opportunities:

--- Cornerstone Summer Institute at UVA
Very interesting summer camp studying the surrounding University of Virginia and Charlottesville, VA area on the topic of slavery. The cost is of the camp is $850 which is not too bad really. To find the application & learn more visit here
Deadline: 3/22/19

---Summer opportunity - Weeklong Theology Institute for HS Women at St. Mary's College
This is pretty neat and multi-faceted. Ask to read the cover letter provided to the Religion teachers, and you will see what I mean. 

For only $300 and for a very limited number of ladies, these are held at the all girls, St. Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana.  This is across the street from Notre Dame and is a very good school.  Several St. PIus students have graduated from there and this was the home of Mrs. Chibitty for 4 years!  Two dates:  July 7-12 and July 14-19.   Application deadline is April 15th but this will fill quickly. Go to
Deadline: 4/15/19

---Coe College - The TAG Summer Academy application is approaching
The application deadline for Coe's Talented and Gifted (TAG) Summer Academy is right around the corner and we don't want your students to miss it! During these week­long sessions, your students will be able to experience advanced college-­level courses taught by Coe professors and get to know other top students from across the globe.
Deadline: 5/1/19 More information & apply

---Westminster College Summer Camps
Summer camps at Westminster for current freshmen through seniors. These are terrific! STEM Camp & WestMo Bug Camp More information here

---Summer opportunity - The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge for high school seniors and juniors
TURC offers talented undergraduate students:The opportunity to conduct significant scholarly research, working side-by-side with faculty mentors, Challenging coursework, including graduate-level classes, & Opportunities for innovative service to the community

More information & apply

---The University of Chicago: Summer's Hot Spot
Summer opportunities a the University of Chicago - one of the most prestigious campuses in the world. More information here.

Webster University - Summer Media Camps
Webster offers three neat summer camps.  Music Recording, Filmmaking and Game Design.  All of these have limited enrollment so act soon at

---Western Illinois University - Summer Camps
Summer Opportunity. Many of these are terrific.  You spend a week or so on a college campus in the summer with people your age and with like interests. More information & apply

---Summer Cheer and Dance Camps at SEMO 
For dates and levels go to

---Mizzou Medical Explorations Summer Workshop
For current sophomores and juniors interested in the medical field. This is neat.

More information & apply 

---Hello from Mizzou Engineering!
Summer engineering programs at Mizzou for grades 9-12. (i.e. Lego Robotics!) More information here

---Mizzou Medical School High School Program
Mini Med program at Mizzou’s Medical School. Every summer, we accept a little over 100 Missouri high school students into our five day programs so they can learn how life is for our medical students. They will go through lectures, labs, and Patient Based Learning curriculums to better understand Mizzou’s Med School. The application will be opening up after January 1st, 2019 on our website, which will be here before we know it!

More information & apply

---Marlboro College - Pre-College Summer Programs
During the Pre-College Program at Marlboro, you will explore interdisciplinary interests, gain new perspective, and meet passionate people. Aimed at rising juniors and seniors (ages 15–18), this experience allows you to get a taste of liberal arts education and to discover what college learning is all about. College credit available. More information & apply

---Summer Academies from Mizzou CAFNR
Students can learn more about majors and career opportunities with CAFNR summer programs! More information here

---Western Illinois University - Summer Camp Opportunities (4th - 12th Grade)
Many summer camp opportunities at Western Illinois University.  Take a look!
From "flying" on broomsticks to fishing in the Mississippi River, Western Illinois University's summer camps are a wonderful experience for youth of all ages.  Sponsored by the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach, WIU has a variety of options to draw in students from the region, state and even country. More information here

---SEMO Summer Camps
Academic camps, athletic camps, cheer & dance, Workshops & programs - More information available at

---Summer Programs at the University of Dayton
VERY good summer opportunity at a VERY good Catholic University in Ohio. I have two nieces who graduated from Dayton.  What a great school...Even if not interested in the summer program, look up Dayton.  The rep has visited St. Pius in the past and I am sure I could get the rep back if there is EXPRESSED interest.  Let me know....Pay attention to each one and what year in school you have to be. More information here

---SLU Summer Opportunities
Quality programs right here in your back yard, so to speak...

---2018 Summer Programs at Saint Louis University
These fill quickly so take action now!  Terrific programs in : Engineering, Robotics, Aviation, Transportation (land, air and water!), and Intro to Engineering.  Realize these are class specific, i.e. only "Rising juniors" meaning next year's seniors or this year's juniors,....or Grades 9-12, sophomores only, etc. Scholarships also available.  Thus the early bit....
Go to or call 314.977.8443.

---School of Pharmacy Summer College Announcement
This is a terrific summer program for those interested in health care professions. More information

---Marlboro Pre-College Summer Programs 
Want to summer in Vermont?  You can. See more. (Marlboro is a tiny school of 300 students.  Very respected. 

---Summer opportunity for women only - St. Mary's College
St. Mary's College, a top tier all women's college across the street from Notre Dame, and home to several St. Pius lady grads (and Mrs. Chibitty), offers a one week summer theological institute program called: Beauty, Justice and Faith in Action. All for only $180.See maz or go to to learn more.  This will fill up very fast so jump on it! 

---Washington University Summer Opportunities
Lots of neat summer things to get an early taste of college. Too many to list.  Go to for details, costs, dates, etc. I will add here many of these things fill quickly as there is limited space and every high school student in the St. Louis area is receiving this information now.