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Our Pre College, College Admissions Prep and Entrepreneurship courses have moved online. These immersive and interactive two-week courses will bring our award winning faculty and content directly to you, wherever you are. All classes are live annd give you the opportunity to interact with teachers as well build friendships with fellow students from all over the world. Join us!

SF Virtual 2020

We are proud of our privileged history as pioneers in running enriching summer programs for high school students. ASA was founded with the goal of facilitating global understanding through unique educational summer programs. Our name has changed, but our mission has stayed the same.

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Discover Oxford this summer. Choose from stimulating courses, a wide range of activities and be inspired by history and tradition that goes back a millennium. Sit back and enjoy our short film " A Day in the Life."

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Choose from a Spanish language or International Business curriculum at ESADE, Spain's #1 business school. Add our state-of-the-art dorm and unparalleled access to Europe's favorite summer destination to make for the perfect summer.

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Join our business and innovation program at Columbia University. Hear from business entrepreneurs and market experts, hone your skils and pitch and innovate with others in the business capital of the world.

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Spanish language Immersion Program Director, Conil native and daughter in our inaugural homestay family program. Did someone say perfect fit?

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We are committed to making a Summerfuel summer possible for an accomplished and diverse group of students every year.

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Experience UC-Berkeley, get a taste of college life and discover San Francisco and the bay area. A global program at California's leading public university that attracts students from all over the world.

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An incredible opportunity to join a summer community with students from all over the world, experience college life and enjoy access to Boston. Hear from our students:

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Discover how social impact and the latest ideas in design thinking can shape your future. Cutting edge ideas and visits to the Stanford D School and Haas Center combine for a summer of impact.

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In collaboration with NuVu, Summerfuel is proud to offer a two-week design and innovation program for high school students, held at the prestigious MIT Design Lab.

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Are you concerned about the pieces of the admissions puzzle?  Let us help.  Our 2 week, comprehensive college admissions preparation programs will make sure you are ready with SAT preparation, admissions essay writing, one on one college counseling and a series of college admissions visits.  You'll finish the program better informed and more confident in your ability to manage the admissions process with less stress and much success!

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Meet Quinn Lewis from Berkeley, CA. Quinn attended our Spanish homestay program in 2018. Quinn graduated from the Head Royce school this past June and just started at Harvard University. Her experience with Summerfuel in Spain was truly inspirational.

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Preview college at a top US University and experience the energy and excitement of UNC all in one of America's most historic and vibrant college towns. After class discover your inner Tar Heel at the best athletics facilities around.

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We are not a school, we are an invitation to get away from the nosie and do what you can't. You may know what you want from your summer, or you may still be searching. Enjoy the search! Check out our summer 2020 offerings and discover the best fit for you.

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Go beyond tourism and experience authentic Spanish immersion through homestay. Live in the untouched Andalusian paradise of Conil. Check out our recently released Spain video.

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An exclusive partnership with Christie's education gives you access to all the latest trends and happenings in the exciting world of contemporary art. All in the beating cultural heart of NYC.

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There's no better time to start planning for summer 2020 than now. Where will your next adventure take you?  
Oxford? Berkeley? Barcelona? UNC? Tufts? Enroll on a Summerfuel program in November and save over $500.

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Summerfuel was voted top youth travel program by Go Abroad!

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Summer Programs for High School Students


Oxford University

Join the longest running Oxford high school summer program, which since 1984 has opened the doors to the world's most celebrated university. Learn from experienced Oxford professors, and harness all Oxford has to offer.

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UNC - Chapel Hill

UNC has a reputation for excellent academics and a vibrant school spirit. Our summer program combines dynamic courses, ACC athletics, and the opportunity to experience life as a Tar Heel.

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Tufts University

The Pre-College Program at Tufts provides an immersive summer college experience. Summer courses are designed to reflect the strengths of the university and encourage hands-on participation.

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Andalusia | Spain

For 30 years, Summerfuel has developed relationships with homestay families in the town of Conil. Study abroad students are immersed in Spanish and experience a culture that dates back to the 5th century.

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Barcelona | Spain

Summerfuel Barcelona is an immersive experience in one of Europe's most magical cities. Students improve their language skills, balancing seminars and activities to experience Barcelona in context.

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ESADE Barcelona

Spend the summer in Barcelona, a cutting edge city with a unique cosmopolitan energy and style. Summerfuel offers our International Business program through an exclusive partnership with ESADE, Spain's top ranked business school. As home to many of Europe's most innovative brands, Barcelona is the ideal setting to explore an interest in business, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

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Stanford University

The Social Enterprise summer program at Stanford immerses students in the innovative Bay Area start-up culture. Spend summer on the Stanford campus, learning the leadership skills required to become a socially conscious entrepreneur.

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Boston Business

Learn the business, leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills required to make an impact in today's business world, all in one of the world's foremost financial centers, New York City.

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The CAE program supports students in every aspect of the college admissions process, from the reflection and discovery needed to craft a strong list of prospective colleges, to the skills needed to perform well on standardized tests.

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The NuVu innovation lab at MIT is a place where young students grow their spirit of innovation. They use curiosity and creativity to explore new ideas, design solutions and make their concepts come to life.

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Christie's New York

Through an exclusive partnership with Christie’s, our New York summer arts program takes you behind the scenes at the world’s preeminent auction house, with expert lectures and visits to galleries, private collections and museums.

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