American University Discover The World Of Communication This summer program offers high school students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to explore the field of communication through the Discover the World of Communication program. Students can choose from over 35 hands-on experiential classes including photography, animation, film production, flash fiction writing, public speaking, international communication, documentary filmmaking and weather broadcasting. The College Intensive program offers rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit through undergraduate level courses, access university resources, and preview an authentic college experience. The Summer Immersion is a program offers rising sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of a topic through rigorous noncredit sessions that connect academic experience with real-world activities. Maryland Leadership Workshops At MLW's week-long residential leadership workshops, students experience creative and interactive workshops, hands-on leadership opportunities, and personal coaching; immersing themselves in all aspects of leadership. Maryland Summer Centers For Gifted And Talented Students The Maryland Summer Centers engage gifted and talented students entering grades in unique summer programs at a number of locations across the state.