Variety is the spice of life, making our summer Enrichment Programs at Villanova University a favorite for students who want to try a few different things! Do what you love. Try something new. Or do both! Enrichment is perfect for the athlete who loves to paint, the gamer who shoots short films, and the entrepreneur who sketches red carpet fashion designs. Create your perfect summer schedule by choosing Major and Elective courses spanning the arts, esports, business, science, fashion, engineering and so much more! We offer all of these choices not only because they’re fun, but because trying new things is key to uncovering passion and what summer is all about.
at Villanova University
From meeting your new roommate, walking to class on the beautiful campus, eating in the dining halls, and taking classes in the historic buildings, you’ll get a taste of what life as a college student is really like. You’ll love the modern amenities, air-conditioned dorms, snack shops, WiFi and state-of-the-art buildings.
Some students come from around the world to join us each summer. Every year we hear how much students enjoy meeting people from all over the country and the world and how it opened their eyes to different parts of the globe.
Trips are offered every Saturday to regional destinations of your choice like New York City, Ocean City, Washington, DC, and more. Sundays are for exploring the Philadelphia area.
Bowling, dances, casino night, and more – every evening there is a planned event. Sometimes we stay on campus and other nights we’ll travel to a local venue for an
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Athenais adored her stay at Enrichment, found great pals, admired her counselors and teachers, and loved her lectures on different subjects. Her stay was definitely a great success!
Summer Learning at BOLD
The BOLD instructors are what set this summer enrichment program apart from other summer experiences. We select our instructors for both their expertise and their love for what they do best. This passion makes our summer programs for high school students engaging, fun and completely different to a typical school class.
- Instructors are subject matter experts
- Completely separate residential staff
- 95% of instructors have a masters degree
- Most instructors return year after year
Over 15 Classes
VARIETY is the
Spice of Life
Each week, choose either one major or two electives. You will select one morning elective and one afternoon elective.
You can mix and match classes in the arts, science, sports, academics, and more.
Take this course and be in-the-know and at the forefront of this monumental movement. AI is being applied to many industries such as healthcare, marketing and, of course, most prominently in the automotive industry with self-driving cars.
Spend one week sharpening your skills while surrounded by inspiring work, constructive conversation and people who love writing as much as you do.
Learn through real-life case studies of global brands and get hands-on experience with the top digital platforms.
You already have the technology to be the world’s next top DJ at your fingertips! This elective covers topics including the principles of turntablism, manipulation of music and more!
This engineering elective for high school students will allow you to manipulate your robot’s gears, motors and sensors by using cutting-edge technology.
English as a Second Language
Boost your confidence when speaking English at this ESL summer camp. English proficiency is assessed to alter goals and expectations for each student.
Learn the hard skills to be a successful entrepreneur and the soft skills that will make you a world-beater.
This summer law elective starts with US legal system basics and teaches you concepts such as the jury system and more using high-profile cases.
Maker Tech: Product Design and 3D Printing
Explore the process of design conceptualization to drawing and modeling your product, to printing your product using software and open-source platforms.
This psychology elective allows high school students to gain perspective on personality and perception through analysis of psychological experiments.
Explore the fashion industry; develop your unique style. This fashion elective lets you practice design basics like patterning to creating a runway ready look!
Stock Market Simulations
Dive into the Stock Market this summer. Become an investment pro by building an expansive set of trading strategies and the tools to track your own portfolio.
Build your artistic portfolio with us this summer. This Studio Art elective allows you to explore different areas of art to showcase your talents and be creative!
Venture Capital and Data Analysis
From early stages of venture capital and raising funds, to portfolio management and more, you will learn the skills and confidence to be the next business shark.