Summerfuel Offers New Social Entrepreneurship Programs at Yale University and Stanford University for High School Students

New curriculum helps high school students develop leadership and business skills to solve the world's most pressing global issues

Mar 06, 2013, 14:00 ET from Summerfuel

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summerfuel, the leader in authentic summer enrichment programs for high school students, announced today the launch of its new Social Entrepreneurship programs. These programs are built to help high school students to explore entrepreneurship and its power to create change locally and globally. The new curriculum is designed to develop the skills that students need to build effective and efficient social ventures and introduce young entrepreneurs to business concepts that they can utilize immediately in their communities and continue to develop throughout their lives.

Hosted on the campuses of Yale and Stanford Universities, these programs incorporate case studies, hands-on experience, business skills workshops and guest speakers to empower young social entrepreneurs to find creative solutions to key social issues in their communities and around the globe.

Running from June 30July 20, 2013, these three-week, all-inclusive programs provide students with enriching academic and extracurricular experiences, including:

  • Small classes and dynamic workshops led by top notch accredited faculty and business leaders.
  • Weekend excursions and engaging activities: A full schedule of afternoon and evening activities and weekend excursions are included in the program fees.
  • Residing on campus at Yale or Stanford.
  • Mentorship by Resident Advisors who oversee on-campus accommodations and events and share their knowledge of the collegiate experience.
  • Meeting friends and fellow entrepreneurs from around the world.

While not directly affiliated with Yale or Stanford, Summerfuel Summer Programs count on experienced educators and staff who present an excellent program drawn from outstanding resources.

For more information or to apply for Summerfuel's Social Entrepreneurship Summer Program at Yale or Stanford, please fill out an application form online at or call Summerfuel at (800) 752-2250.

About Summerfuel (formerly Academic Study Associates):
Summerfuel is the leader in authentic summer enrichment programs for high school students. Since 1984, Summerfuel has prepared students for the all-important transition from high school to college through courses and activities that inspire intellectual development, personal growth and cultural understanding. Summerfuel's offerings include pre-college programs, social entrepreneurship and college admissions prep curricula, as well as study abroad programs focused on cultural immersion, language study and travel.


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