Summer Academies

An opportunity to jumpstart your college experience!

Summer Academy Options

For date, times, and locations of each academy, click on the titles of the academy.""

BYOC (Build Your Own Computer) Academy

Learn everything you need to know to build your own computer!


Fast & Furious Calculus Academy

For those students who like to take on a challenge and succeed, complete your freshman year of calculus in 9 weeks!


Game On – Video Game Programming Academy

Learning object oriented Java has never been more fun! Learn Java using Greenfoot IDE and build games this summer!


Gray’s Anatomy Academy

Learn the basics that can lead you on the path to a medical career!



Time, Truth, and Temples: An Academy of Archaeology and Philosophy

Students who like to ponder “deep” questions and dabble in abstract thinking will dig this academy. The program investigates archaeological methods and delves into logic and reasoning. Students will roll up their sleeves and tackle difficult philosophical questions, and get their hands dirty by excavating a mock archaeological site.


Triple Threat! Musical Theatre Experience

Explore the fascinating world of Musical Theatre through an intensive 6-week program designed by Palomar Performing Arts faculty. Study voice, dance, acting and technical theatre. This academy will include a rehearsal component and information performance opportunity that will be open to friends and family.