Camper health and safety is paramount.

Penn College adheres to governmental and health agency guidelines, procedures, and practices for the COVID-19 pandemic to provide an optimal living and learning camp environment. Safety protocols are in place and all Pre-College Programs attendees who are not fully vaccinated will be asked to submit a negative test result no more than 72 hours prior to arriving on campus.

ASPIE

(Autism Spectrum Post-Secondary Interest Experience)
Pre-College Program

The ASPIE program is the perfect opportunity for high school students in grades 10-12 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and their parents, to obtain valuable information pertaining to post-secondary education and career exploration. Choose from the ASPIE virtual one-day session or the on-campus program that runs for two consecutive days. The on-campus version gives participants the opportunity to experience living on campus by staying overnight in the housing complex.

Programs
Overnight

Overnight

Students on the spectrum will be given a unique opportunity to interact with college professionals and current college students during informational sessions and a student panel. Session topics include: self-advocacy, rights and responsibilities of college students with disabilities, and post-secondary education/career exploration including a Career Assessment Inventory. Parents and students will also receive information pertaining to financial aid and other services available to students with disabilities.

June17-18
Grades10-12
Fee$100

Registration is now closed. Attend another program at Penn College.

Online

Online

This one-day condensed version of the ASPIE program is designed for those who are unable to attend the on-campus program. The virtual program will use the Zoom platform to deliver valuable information pertaining to post-secondary education and career exploration. Sessions will include: self-advocacy, rights and responsibilities of college students with disabilities, post-secondary education/career exploration, financial aid, and other services available to students with disabilities.

June24
Grades10-12
FeeFree

Registration is now closed. Attend another program at Penn College.

Scholarships

Earn up to $2,000 off Penn College tuition

Did you know you can save money on your Penn College tuition if you attend one of our Pre-College Programs? 

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Here's how it works:

Here's how it works:

  • Complete a Pre-College Program during the summer before entering 9-12 grade. 
  • Or better yet, come for two Pre-College Programs. Pick a different program the second time around or come for the same one twice. Each year we mix things up.
  • Attend Penn College and receive $1,000 off your tuition each year if you came for one program. 
  • Or, get $2,000 off your tuition each year if you join us for two programs.