For more than fifteen years, the SMU Summer Youth Program welcomed thousands of Collin County students and their families to SMU-in-Plano. We look forward to exciting opportunities as part of SMU Global and Online, a new organization that incorporates leading-edge technologies, innovative modes of learning, and teaching for real-life solutions in programs to empower learners of all ages. We no longer offer K – 12 programs at SMU-in-Plano.
Programs for ambitious middle and high school students, designed to equip you with essential knowledge and skills to succeed in college. Choose from workshops in topics like:
Use emerging tools and platforms to discover topics like cybersecurity, data science, and coding.
- Visual Art
Explore traditional and digital media and experiment with various techniques to express your creativity.
Work individually and in teams to design, build, and control systems and tools using a variety of engineering principles and techniques.
- Business & Entrepreneurship
Develop leadership skills and learn about models and processes to research, develop, market and sell unique products or services.
- Academic Excellence
Build skills and strategies to prepare for college applications and admissions, and gain confidence to succeed in your next academic step.
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Were you part of our camp experience and need tax information? SMU's Taxpayer Identification Number is 75-0800689 and is provided for information purposes only. Each taxpayer should consult his or her tax advisor when determining whether the amount paid qualifies for any tax credits.
Programs for K – 6 Students
Looking for programs for younger students? We recommend these partner organizations, who have collaborated with SMU Summer Youth in the past: