Columbia's summers are famously hot, but our summer programs are surprisingly cool.
Our talented teachers engage young students in the nationally recognized Carolina Master Scholars program
and other challenging programs for the academically talented.
Summer Technical Residential Workshop: Grades rising 9-12, June 24- June 29, 2018
Summer Day Workshop: Grades rising 9-12, June 11- June 15, 2018
This partnership between educators and businesses provides gifted minority students
with cultural and academic activities and role models in engineering and computer
science. Through a series of technical workshops, students are exposed to the sciences,
which helps enhance their academic skills. Rising high-school freshmen spend four
days and three nights on the USC campus, and sophomores, juniors, and seniors spend
six days and five nights on campus. College of Engineering and Computing personnel
assist with the workshops.
The Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series is a challenging, pre-university summer
program for academically talented rising 6th through 12th graders. Students who successfully
complete three or more Adventure Series courses earn the designation as Carolina Master