Photos and Quotes about a Brandeis Encounters experience.
Encounters at Brandeis give high school students the chance to explore and be challenged by new ideas, discover fresh forms of self-expression, and develop deep friendships - all on the campus of Brandeis University. We offer a wide range residential summer programs for high school students, including:
3D Game Design provides you with the opportunity to create your own 3D worlds using the Blender Game Design Platform.
Mock Trial Boot Camp is an is an intensive week for law buffs, whether you are a serious participant in high school mock trials competitions, or just love the excitement of legal dramas and popular cases!
Some of our programs are specifically for Jewish teens interested in being part of an intentional, pluralist, global Jewish community, including:
BIMA provides emerging artists with the opportunity to practice their craft daily and explore new disciplines, to receive personal mentoring from working artists, and to extend the boundaries of their artistic - and personal - expression. Learn more about who you are as an individual, artist, and Jew, and be a part of a deeply creative, collaborative community.
Genesis connects high school students with a passion for academic exploration with professionals who have dedicated their lives to the study and real-world practice of social entrepreneurship, religion, law, journalism, and technology. Explore new perspectives, develop and strengthen your voice, pursue your interests within a dynamic community, and discover how Judaism informs the way you see and approach every part of your world.
Impact Boston, a program offered in collaboration with BBYO, gives high school students an immersive service learning experience focused on human relationships as the key to creating a better society. Work closely with people at a Boston area nonprofit and experience life through the eyes of individuals who are living with challenges, and meet people who will change your life and inspire you to make a real difference in your own community and beyond.
International Encounter invites high school students from around the world to gather for a 10-day program of learning and fun that will open young people to the variety of Jewish life and experience, and show them how an American university works.
We are also pleased to share another summer opportunity on campus, the Interfaith Youth Initiative, presented by Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (www.coopmet.org) in partnership with the Brandeis Interfaith Chaplaincy.