Summer and School Year Opportunities

We believe that students should be engaged in meaningful summer opportunities, so they can pursue their passions and build their resumes for college and career. Additionally, Excel Academy High School students must earn 8 of 15 available summer opportunities/extra-curricular credits to graduate.

Click here for a list of summer programs and jobs still accepting applications.

You may also click on the links below for more specific information.

  • Middle School - Summer Opportunities

    Summer opportunities for middle school families – click here!

  • High School - School Year Opportunities

    There are many opportunities outside of Excel Academy Charter High School for your student to get involved with. Click here to see a list of some of those opportunities.

  • High School - Summer Opportunities

    • Students support for summer opportunities
      • Weekly grade level seminar class (9th and 10th grade specifically discuss summer programs)
      • Mentoring and support from peer leaders, college students, and faculty advisors
      • Information sessions run by different programs, camps, and jobs to help students get involved in summer opportunities
      • Scholarship fund to help cover the cost of programs once students are accepted 
    • How you can help: there are many ways to help your student in the application process. Click here to learn more.
    • There are hundreds of summer opportunities students can participate in based on hobbies and interests, pre-professional, employment, living on a college campus, sports, and camps. We have organized these programs into overview pages based on interest area. Click here to browse those documents.
    • Excel Summer Opportunities Scholarship: Excel has money to help support your student attend these summer programs. Starting in March, students will be able to apply for money to attend their chosen program.
    • Excel Northeastern Accelerate Program, Brown Pre-College Program, and Blueprint Scholarship: Excel has a limited number of scholarships to attend these programs and students who are interested in these opportunities will apply directly to Excel to attend these programs. Applications will be available soon.
  • Employment Resources

    • Starting at age 14 students are eligible to work. To get a job students must make a resume. All students will create a resume in 9th grade and can use this resource to help them create it.
    • To work, students must get a work permit from Excel which is available in the main office. There is more information about work permits available at this website.
      • Step 1: Students must apply for and get a job
      • Step 2: Students ask the main office for a form and bring that form to the employer to fill out
      • Step 3: Students must get a note from their doctor allowing them to work
      • Step 4: Once they have the form filled out by their employer and their doctor they bring both those forms to the main office
      • Step 5: The main office will issue a work permit to the student, who will bring the work permit to the employer.