Who can apply?

No Cost

Summer Ventures is a cost-free program to accepted students. Meals while on campus are included.

What do I need to apply?

Applicants must provide:

Application Process

*Earlier due date: The application will be due January 5, 2024.*

Summer Ventures uses the same application process as used for NCSSM Durham, Morganton, and Online program admissions. Choose “Summer Ventures” when prompted which program(s) you are applying.

What happens after I apply?

Applicants will be able to follow their progress during the admissions process using a secure NCSSM web link. After the application questions deadline on January 05, in February, each applicant will be emailed a link and password to monitor their application process and final status. Applicants will be able to track receipt of their transcript and evaluations. Please note that it takes 3-5 business days for transcripts to be processed and received in Blackbaud.

Key Dates

October 15, 2023: Application opens
January 5, 2024: Application essays due at 11:59 p.m.
February 28, 2024: Transcripts, teacher and counselor evaluations due at 11:59 p.m.
March 27, 2024: Students notified of decisions
Summer 2024: Program dates for each campus vary, but historically are 4 weeks long. Applicants must be available from mid-June to early August. In 2023, most programs ran late June to late July.