Summer Academies for High School Students

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Summer Academies for High School Students

This summer our Summer Academies for High School Students will provide hands-on career exploration in an exciting virtual world. Please check our 2021 Summer Academies schedule. 

We’re happy to announce that scholarship vouchers will reduce the cost of Summer 2021 classes for all students. See the course schedule for current pricing information.


Our Summer Academies for High School Students provides career exploration with hands-on activities, interactive projects and coaching. The one-week academies include topics in computer science, teaching, entrepreneurship, and hospitality and tourism. The sessions will be held online, due to COVID-19.

“I’ve accumulated rich experience teaching online, and I look forward to teaching high school students once again this summer.” – Jun Dai, Sacramento State Professor


  • Explore educational and career opportunities in various fields
  • Work with other students on real-world projects
  • Learn from Sacramento State faculty and professionals in different fields


Open to high school students who have completed the 8th grade, and including seniors who have just graduated.


Classes are offered on weekdays, Monday through Friday, in weeklong sessions in June and July.

Course Listing

Course Descriptions

The 2021 Summer Academies will be offered entirely online. We have an exciting lineup of courses taught by Sacramento State professors and industry professionals. Please take a look at the course descriptions and schedule.

And remember: we hope to be back on campus for 2022.

Thank you to US Bank for their ongoing support for youth programs. 


Help Teens Experience Our Summer Academies
Discover Sponsorship Opportunities

Summer Academies for High School Students are returning this year. Please consider a sponsorship to help teens in our community experience hands-on career exploration.