Pre-College Summer Programs
SPC also offers the following pre-college summer programs for students in the College Reach-Out Program (CROP).
Looking for summer camps and programs that are educational, motivational and fun? St. Petersburg College and community partners host affordable summer camps and programs for elementary and middle school students. You can also check out summer programs hosted by the Science Center of Pinellas.
This five-week program offers fun, safe and enriching classes for students grades 4-9. State-certified teachers provide quality instruction at the SPC Downtown Center and Tarpon Springs Campus. Activities range from visual arts to area field trips.
High school and college students can join SPC's Summer Musical Theater Program. Students can participate on the technical or performance side as they produce a musical.
This six-week program assists underrepresented, male 2021 high school graduates, allowing them to earn free college credit while exploring in-demand careers. Students enroll in two courses at SPC and participate in career activities.
The Summer of Success (SOS) Program is a six-week "introduction to college" program for graduating seniors from Pinellas County high schools.
St. Petersburg College provides support or services for the following summer programs.
This collaboration between St. Petersburg College and the University of South Florida St Petersburg brings 80 Pinellas County High School juniors and seniors to the USFSP and SPC Downtown campuses. They'll be a part of a three-day, two-night college experience with workshops featuring test-taking strategies, higher education options, college admission requirements, career exploration and more. Students will stay in the USFSP residence halls and network with current college students to gain an understanding of college student life.
Operation Graduate provides at-risk middle and high school students with a path to higher education and skills to help them develop a foundation for success.
The study abroad program in Italy is designed to have Early College, St. Petersburg Collegiate High School, and Dual Enrollment students earn college credits by completing World Religions and/or International Relations while immersed in Italian culture.
SPC partners with the Pinellas Opportunity Council's Youth Development Program to equip low-income, academically talented youth ages 14-15 with workforce readiness, leadership and financial literacy skills.