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Students: Upskill Yourself with These Summer Workshops and Programs!

Summer is finally here! While it is important to relax and recharge from the school year, summer can also be your opportunity to learn some new skills to help better prepare you for life after high school. The list of workshops and programs below are useful and engaging – and won’t take too much time away from the fun you have planned with family and friends this summer! Check below for a list of workshops and programs to give you an advantage going into next school year, and beyond!

Phoenix Union Summer Workshops:

Essay Writing: Common Application for Out of State Applications

Join this virtual workshop to learn about essay-writing for scholarships and admission, using prompts from the Common Application!

Date: June 1 – June 4

Time: 10am – 12pm

College Depot ACT Test Prep

Participate in a free 6-week ACT prep online program!

Date: June 1 – June 4

Time: 1pm – 2pm

PXU ACT Test Prep Summer

Practice for the ACT test and focus on improving skills in: pacing, test question familiarity, and strategies in English, reading, math, and science, among more!

Prep Dates: July 12 – July 15

Time: 10am – 2pm

In-State College Application Workshop: PXU Liftoff

Complete all in-state college applications and attend information sessions from both public and private-in-state universities and community colleges!

Date: July 26 – July 30

Time: 10am -12pm and 1pm – 3pm

Mesa Public Schools Summer Programs:

Senior High Summer School

Take classes in driver’s education, English, math, physical education, social studies, and Spanish!

Date: June 1 – June 18 and June 21 – July 9

Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center

Work on creative projects including, working on an art mural, working in the music industry, learning to play the ukulele, and making beats in a recording studio!

Date:  June 14 – July 15

Phoenix Youth Rise Summer Program 2021

Find a short-term employment opportunity with a local business!

Date: June 14 – July 30


Need more inspiration? Check out these programs available at Northern Arizona University and at Arizona State University! Will you be attending any summer programs or workshops? Share your plans with us on social media. Tag us, @ElevateEdAZ!

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