We select up to 50 of the top high school students from around the world to participate. Underserved students will be eligible to receive full scholarships on need basis.
The comprehensive curriculum includes foundational thinking in entrepreneurship, basics of web development (no prior experience required), and tenets of best design practice.
All teaching is done in open collaborative environment to promote team building and communication. Students will have opportunities to network with experienced entrepreneurs as well as Cornell student founders. We believe in the power of a strong network and community which can provide students with benefits lasting well-beyond the summer.
Early Application Deadline: March 1st, 2018
Final Application Deadline : May 1st, 2018
Program Dates : July 9th, 2018 to July 27th, 2018
eHub, Cornell University
9am-2pm Monday through Friday
9:00-9:20am Daily Standups
9:20-10:00am Entrepreneurship Lesson
10:00-10:20am Break & Team Hangout
10:20-11:00am Programming Lesson
11:00 am-12:00pm Hack & Build
12:00-1:00 pm Team Lunch
1:00-2:00pm Team Work Session
*after 2:00pm we will have various optional workshops and tours available for students
Typically, we have a mix of the following activities throughout the summer as additional value for our students:
College Prep: Q&A with graduate students, college fair with 70+ universities
Guest Speakers: last year included Dylan Reid (Forbes 30 under 30), John Alexander (founder of CBORD Group), Scott Belsky (founder of Behance, investor in Uber, Pinterest), and others.
Workshops: 3D Printing, Professional Communication, Networking, Resume Prep
$2500 Tuition + Lunches – covers programming, activities, and staff costs. Participants are responsible for their own lodging and/or transportation. Recommended for local students.
$4500 Tuition + Housing + Dining – covers all of the above plus housing provided on Cornell campus plus 3 meals per day. Recommended for international students.
We offer need-based full scholarships for under-served students. Please ask for details when you apply.
“Html, programming, and practical
learning have been fun. Meeting so many successful people who are pursuing
their dream has pushed me and motivated me to do the same. The motivation is the biggest
“Every person you meet can help you and is open to help you, which is something I really appreciate. You give something and you get something back.”
"My favorite part is seeing what good team dynamics looks like. I have been a part of many other teams and the teams are not always ideal. But here it’s perfect."
“LCS has been a fantastic program for my son and I look forward to him staying in touch with its community.”
“My daughter has a mild form of ASD and seeing her final presentation was truly special. She has gained so much from being part of LCS and I could not have imagined the development that took place over a span of three weeks.”
“My only regret is I didn’t find out about LCS sooner. Michael and the team were amazing and I hope my daughter will get to work closely with everyone again.”
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