Let's talk about summer!

If you have an idea for summer programming at your university, we are passionate about making it a reality.

Summer Discovery is a preeminent provider of on-campus experiences primarily focused on pre-college and youth programs, seasonal summer staffing, commuter students, and residential life services for undergraduates. We understand the operational challenges and needs of universities. We can assist you in delivering your vision, achieving your goals, and fulfilling your needs.

Our expertise in summer programming can help institutions generate revenue during the summer months and reduce the financial burden placed on students during the academic year. Our services are designed to free up faculty and academic staff time and resources so they can focus on teaching and student success for pre-college academic and summer programs. We work with you to define your objectives, identify challenges, and develop innovative solutions to make your vision a reality.

As you provide world-class academics, we take care of everything else, allowing you to focus on providing the best education for your students.


With over 57 years of experience and over 100,000 alums, Summer Discovery is dedicated to customer satisfaction. We help colleges and universities by addressing their summer operational challenges and needs.

Risk Management

We supervise thousands of students each summer from over 40 states and 80 countries with student safety as our top priority.

Custom Solutions

We understand that every program has unique needs. That’s why we work with your team to develop a customized plan to meet your current goals and future vision.

We Support Universities Who Want To:

Find an experienced expert to manage your residential life

Streamline and enhance your youth and pre-college program operations

Decrease and mitigate risk to the university surrounding youth programs

Build a scalable model that can grow over time to support the university’s strategic goals and potential revenue shortfalls

Serve students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and support holistic student development


Comprehensive University Support

Flexible Partnership Model

Holistic Student Focus

Staff Management 

Revenue Boost