Summer Discovery Emerson Overview

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Summer Discovery Emerson Overview

At a Glance

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Fly Into: BOS (Boston Logan International Airport)
Gender: Co-ed
Length: 2 wk: 6/30-7/13 or 7/15-7/27; 4 wk: 6/30-7/27
Ages: Completing grades 9-12

Camp Highlights

  • Academics: 30+ enrichment courses
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Activities: Six Flags, Red Sox game, and more
  • Residential Life: live in college dormitories
  • College Visits: MIT, Harvard, and more


Why Summer Discovery at Emerson?

Emerson College is recognized worldwide for excellence in Communications and the Arts. Forbes Magazine ranks Emerson as one of “America’s Top Colleges.” Famous alumni include television host Jay Leno, makeup artist Bobbi Brown, and the lead singer of Passion Pit Michael Angelakos. With its ideal location in the heart of Boston, Emerson is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

At Summer Discovery Emerson, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a great introduction to college life.

Why Discovery Internships Boston?

Boston is packed with universities, sports teams, museums, shopping, and history. With unique opportunities in over 25 industries including medicine, entrepreneurship, government, finance, and psychology, Boston is an ideal place for a summer high school internship.

Past interns have shadowed neurosurgeons, assisted judges, worked on public relations campaigns, and learned about financial markets. Spend your days exploring your interests and your weekends having fun in one of America’s best college towns.

On campus housing at Northeastern University. Evening and weekend activities. 2 meals daily. Transportation to and from your internship. New friends from all over the world. During this all-inclusive experience, we take care of all of the details and support you throughout the summer.

How We Accommodate International Campers

During our 11 years in Boston, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 43 states and over 60 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.

Our International Director of Admissions is dedicated to supporting international families and guiding them through the application process. Contact us today at

Our staff greets all incoming flights. We provide escorted transfers from/to the airport and assist with the departure process. Students are assigned a Residential Counselor for support during the program.

Additionally, students receive a free 45 minute one-on-one college consultation on the college admissions process and also receive access to our webinar series taught by former admissions officers about "How to apply to US universities as an international student."