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Summer Program Opportunities

ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

If you’re the kind of student who thinks learning is fun, who wants summer activities that stimulate the brain cells, who enjoys exploring ideas that engage your curiosity and spark your creativity, then join us for a week (or two, or three!) of fun and challenging courses that test your creative thinking and earn you college credit. Link: Summer Academy

AMERICACORPSVISTA FOR UT OUTREACH SAN ANTONIO

UT Outreach targets and serves underrepresented students by providing college readiness enrichment designed to assist them in graduating from high school and matriculating to institutions of higher education, including The University of Texas at Austin. Detailed information on how to apply is attached and can be found on the link below. Please help us by forwarding this information on to any potential candidate. In advance, thank you!

LINK: AmericaCorpsVISTA for UT OUTREACH SAN ANTONIO

ARMY - AEOP STEM Program

The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science application is open and accepting applications. Students from elementary school through high school who are interested in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are eligible to apply to participate in GEMS at Army laboratories. LINK: AEOP

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL

Link: Summer Enrichment

BANK OF AMERICA

Link: Bank of America Student Leaders Program is an eight-week summer experience for high school juniors and seniors. The program includes a paid internship with a local nonprofit organization as well as the Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. The program gives Student Leaders the opportunity to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on community work experience while discovering their own talents for serving their community and leading others.

BARNARD UNIVERSITY, NY

Link: Pre-College Programs provide great insight for rising junior and senior girls considering New York City or women's colleges for their college list. Six programs ensure they can find diversity in their course selections and unique program compositions. Students may immerse themselves in two classes as part of our Summer in the City program, sample one course during our Liberal Arts Intensive, focus on performance and theory during Dance in the City, hone leadership skills with the Young Women’s Leadership Institute, dive into the sciences during the Summer Science Seminar, or build their brand with Entrepreneurs-in-Training

BOSTON UNIVERSITY, MA

Our investigative reporting workshop is designed for high school students (grades 9-12) who are interested in investigative reporting, journalism, or writing. Based at Boston University, The New England Center for Investigative Reporting’s summer workshop is a perfect opportunity to learn more about journalism, and explore the exciting city of Boston! Link: SUMMER @ Boston

THE CENTER FOR FORENSIC SCIENCE RESEARCH & EDUCATION

Link: The G. John DiGregoria Summer Science Program

EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY

Link: Computer/Electrical Engineering Program

Aerospace Engineering Program

Aerospace ASTRO Engineering Program

Aerial Robotics and Control

Flight Exploration

Global Security & Intelligence Spy

Link: FEDERAL SERVICE LANGUAGE ACADEMY

Session 1 Languages: Arabic 1, Chinese 1, German 1, Korean 1, Portuguese 1, Russian 1

Session 2 Languages: Arabic 2, Chinese 2, German 2, Korean 2, Portuguese 2, Russian 2, Japanese 1, Cherokee 1

Student Qualifications:

To participate, you must:

  • be a rising sophomore, junior or senior in high school when you start FSLA:

  • graduating seniors may also apply to the Portuguese module.

  • The academy is open to Georgia residents as well as out-of-state students.

  • must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale in your college-preparatory courses (does not include electives such as band, chorus, technical courses, etc.).

  • must be interested in exploring federal service careers or international affairs.

  • must be in good physical, emotional and athletic condition.

  • Physical and athletic condition means that you are able to participate in PT (all students participate in PT; no exceptions - it is not optional) as well as walk around campus and around town.

  • We cannot provide accommodations for students with physical injuries or ailments.

  • Good emotional health means no diagnosis of depression or suicide ideation, nor prone to physical violence or severe homesickness.

  1. must plan to pursue a degree in higher education after high school.


Link: Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field,

Link: Government Leadership Camp - This program is designed for students who have a passion for understanding American government to engage in small discussions, attend college-level lectures, and participate in debates, simulations, and field trips.

Link: Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.

Link: 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.


Link: JUDEA YOUTH PROGRAMS

When choosing an Israel experience, you want to have it all – a well planned trip that combines discovery of the land, exploration of Jewish culture, and the opportunity to give back. And on top of all that, a fun time that you’ll never forget.

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY

Marquette University is proud to offer - The Engineering Leadership Academy~for students entering their junior or senior year of high school.~ Students interested in learning about engineering will spend a week at Marquette University exploring engineering disciplines while interacting with faculty from the mechanical, environmental, computer, civil, electrical, construction, and biomedical engineering departments. Link: Engineering Leadership Academy

NHI - Link: THE GREAT DEBATE (for 9th Graders)

The Great Debate allows high school freshmen the opportunity to test and improve their written and verbal communication skills through organized discussions and debates about issues that impact today's Latino community. Students gain confidence in public speaking and an appreciation of communication as a powerful tool of leadership. Scholarship opportunities available.

The following universities will be host to this year's LDZ program:

NHI - Link: THE LORENZO DE ZAVALA (LDZ) YOUTH LEADERSHIP SESSION (for 10th Graders)

is the most recognized tenth and eleventh high school age leadership program of the National Hispanic Institute. Started in 1983, the overall challenge of the LDZ is for the students to envision themselves as part of the future leadership of a 21st Century community. Scholarship opportunities available.

The following universities will be host to this year's LDZ program:

NHI - Link: COLLEGIATE WORLD SERIES (CWS) LEADERSHIP SESSION (for 11th Graders)

NHI is familiar with the fact that from one day to the next, high school seniors are expected to make the transition to independent adult life. The CWS prepares students for the emotional ups and downs of adapting to life away from their parents, making large financial investments, managing time effectively, understanding various cultures and lifestyles different from their own, and making critical decisions that eventually chart the course of their life journey. Scholarship opportunities available.

The following universities will be host to this year's CWS program:

OBERLIN COLLEGE, OH

Link: Foresight Prep is a national/international summer, experiential learning program dedicated to equipping the next generation of sustainability-focused leaders with the skills, knowledge and relationships to ensure success. Participants are introduced to fresh sustainability insights, develop as leaders, and become part of an ongoing network to support their future education and career paths.

University of Pennsylvania: Engineering Summer Academy

July 2nd - 22nd

Priority deadline: February 24th

For more information visit: https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/apply/


Highly talented and motivated high school students are invited to apply to Engineering Summer Academy at Penn for an intensive, three-week academic experience like no other! With one of our six courses, you can take your STEM interests to the next level. Every course carries college credit from

RACKSPACE

Link: Open Cloud Academy, a program designed to provide affordable IT certifications

ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY STEM CAMPS

All Summer Click here for more info and registration

Our summer camps give currently enrolled middle and high school students an opportunity to explore engineering as a career through hands-on learning and fun. The camps have three components: robotics, programming, and operations research. Sessions feature robotics programming and problem solving using Lego Mindstorm NXT kits. The camps include field trips to observe professional engineers at work, and bringing them to camp to share their experiences.

ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY PRE-MEDICAL CAMP

In 2010, the St. Mary’s University Department of Biological Sciences received funding to hold its first pre-medical summer camp. Both the “Career Explorations Workshop” and “Pathways into Medicine” summer camp are JAMP Summer Camp funded by JAMP specifically for high school students and has two goals: (1) Recruit and educate potential JAMP students about the JAMP program and the opportunities it provides, and (2) Present students with a unique, hands-on experience with healthcare professionals in a medical school environment.

LINK: JAMP @ ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY

Contact: Thomas E. (Ted) Macrini, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

JAMP Faculty Director

210-431-4304

Sam Houston State University

Criminal Justice Summer Camp 2018

HS Student age 15-17 interested in Criminal Justice

Application Deadline:March 30, 2018

http://www.shsu.edu/academics/criminal-justice/camps/index.html

SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE

Link: Summer EDGE program for HS Juniors and Seniors interested in Engineering!!!

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER CAMPS

“These camps are a lot of fun and there is a lot of spirit. It gives students a college atmosphere while they have fun. Aramark also has a really good nutrition program for the students,” Patrick Antwi, staff associate Camps & Conferences Coordinator for the Office of Camps & Conferences.

In particular, consider the Link: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SUMMER CAMP

Application deadline: April 3rd – Postmarked by March 31st

For more information visit: cjcenter.org/camps


Session I: June 18 - 22

Session II: June 25 - 29

Session III: July 9 - 13

Session IV: July 16 – 20

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS (SAME) annual Engineering & Construction Camps. The week long camps are designed to expose students to engineering professions and are conducted at four different first-class engineering research facilities. The San Antonio Post is seeking to sponsor local area high school students to represent us at the camps. Below are the LINKS and locations and dates for the camps.

The camps are fun, high energy, hosts students from around the world and offer a unique once-in-a-lifetime indoor/outdoor learning laboratory experience that exposes participants to practical skills and public service. Camp instructors are professional engineers from uniformed & public services, academic institutions, and private companies. If you have an interested student, please have them visit HTTP://SAMECAMPS.ORG to determine if they are eligible and to download the application forms. Completed packages are to be sent to SAME2013CAMPS@YAHOO.COM. Late packages will not be accepted.

The San Antonio Post typically receives only one (1) slot per camp, so the application process is very competitive and students are encouraged to apply for more than one camp location. The Post will cover registration costs and transportation to and from for students selected to attend the Camps(s).

  • I look forward to receiving your student’s application. If there are any questions, please contact me at (210) 467-5684.

  • Scott J. Mikos, Board of Direction, San Antonio Post, SAME

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY - LYLE ENGINEERING CAMP AT SMU

The Lyle School of Engineering at SMU offers summer camp programs for students in Engineering for students entering 7th through 12th grades and CSI camp for students entering the 6th and 7th grades. Camps provide a creative environment for students to learn and apply their knowledge: Crime Scene Investigation; Engineering, etc. Click link for details: LYLE ENGINEERING SUMMER

STANFORD UNIVERSITY - Stanford University selects top high school students from around the world to participate in engaging academic programs designed just for them: Summer College Academy; Humanities Institute; Arts Institute; Summer College; University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses, to name a few. Click link for details: Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Link: TEXAS A&M GALVESTON-SEA CAMP & TAG SUMMER

Link: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - SUMMER ACADEMY SITES

TEXAS AEROSPACE SCHOLARS

Link: http://has.aerospacescholars.org/dates

TEXAS LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, SEGUIN TX Summer Scholars Academy - www.tlu.edu/ssa

THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY - These are the two Summer Camps of interest and available to stimulate young minds and to explore the world as seen through the eyes of a Naval Academy Midshipman! These camps require on-line registration: http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/ and are highly competitive due to the limited number of billets available and Federal Budget constraints! Be optimistic, be competitive, be diligent, and be at the head of the line ... we do succeed with San Antonio area students each and every year!

Link: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR HS STUDENTS

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO NEUBAUER SUMMER SCHOLARS PROGRAM

This program is for students engaged in the Hispanic/Latino community who are interested in taking a Biology or Humanities course over the summer with our Graham School. This all-expense paid experience is also a great opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the city of Chicago and begin to prepare their applications to highly selective institutions. Please share this opportunity with your current 11th graders. To learn more about the program and to apply, please visit us here. DEADLINE: March 15th.

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI "OLE MISS"

The mission of the LINK: Division of Outreach and Continuing Education is to provide high-quality learning experiences in the summer for high school students. Click here to discover all the summer programs available :

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Link: Pre-College Programs at UT Austin UTAustin is excited to offer summer experiences that immerse HS students in college life and gives them a head start in discovering their interests, lives, and careers beyond high school. During this three-week program, beginning June 29, students will sit in classes taught by some of the best teachers UT Austin. At the same time, they’ll be meeting other students from Texas and around the world.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS - COMPUTER SCIENCE has touched 1000's of school students' lives through Programming Workshops and Summer Camps. We are thrilled to invite your students to our campus to participate in programming contests and Summer Camps:

  • State-level Programming Contest on May 30-31 We are excited to team up with TCEA and conduct a state-level contest @ UT Dallas. See utd.edu/k12/contest<http://utd.edu/k12/contest> for details and registration. We will be covering the hotel and food cost for all out-of-town participants to make it easier for you and parents! We are planning for exciting STEM demos and local industry visits as well. April 25 is the new deadline to register.

  • 100 Programming Summer Camps in 11 weeks! Computer Science department of UT Dallas is thrilled to offer nearly 100 hands-on Programming Summer Camps to school students (3rd graders and up). We introduce programming to our young guests in enjoyable manner using Animation, Drawings, Music and Robots. Animation using Scratch, Enjoyable Programming using Alice, Enjoyable Programming using JavaScript & Intro to programming in Java are a few popular Summer Camps. See utd.edu/k12/summer<http://utd.edu/k12/summer> for the full list and registration details. Our rates are very reasonable - just $200 for one full-week camp (includes 5 lunches, snacks, T-shirt and certificate). Additional discounts available for low income students and school teachers.

  • Techy Girls Residential Camp Any girl 16 to 18 years old (Girls entering 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2014) is eligible to apply; No programming experience necessary. Camp will run from Monday July 14th at 9 am - Thursday July 17th at 1pm. Following topics will be covered: Animation in Alice using Drag-and-drop programming, Fancy Drawings using JavaScript, Controlling Robots using Python & Mobile Application Development. Students need to submit the application and additional documents mentioned in utd.edu/~veerasam/flyers/techygirlscamp.pdf<http://utd.edu/~veerasam/flyers/techygirlscamp.pdf> first. You will get the instructions to pay the registration fee upon approval.

  • Residential Option for students from other cities. You do not need to be a Dallas area resident to attend UT Dallas Summer Camps! We are opening our doors (literally) to students who live in other cities/states/countries! See utd.edu/k12/residential<http://utd.edu/k12/residential> for details. We have worked hard to arrive at reasonable pricing. Note that multi-week stay includes weekends.

USA PREP - RE-ENGINEERING PROGRAM SAN ANTONIO

A mathematics-based, academic and enrichment program, emphasizing the development of abstract reasoning and problem solving skills. The program helps students prepare for careers in the fields of mathematics, science, technology and engineering (STEM). The cost is $300.00 and the application deadline is January 31st! For more information you may visit their website at www.prep-usa.org and apply online.

UTHSCSA BEAT LINK: -Biomedical Excellence and Academic Training – BEAT

A New Health Careers Summer Program for High School Students


The goal of The BEAT Academy at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is to expose high school students to a unique opportunity to medical and biomedical research and provide them with guidelines for a successful future in a health career of their choice. The curriculum is based on an interaction between the medical and biomedical faculty at UTHSCSA through seminars and hands-on activities in these fields. Subjects will include ongoing biomedical research occurring at the UTHSCSA such as anatomy, physiology, medicine, molecular biology, aging, neurodegeneration and more. The academy will provide students with a behind-the-scenes view of the science and health professions- including visits to the human anatomy lab, interactions with real and state-of-the-art simulated patients for medical training, a glimpse of the latest advances in biomolecular technology, student-based biomolecular experiments and more. In addition, students will enjoy a college prep session to gleam more information on the career of their choice and ways to achieve this goal.

UTSA COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE - June 5th-16th Application deadline: April 14th

Thinking about Architecture or Interior Design? Students will explore career options in architecture and interior design. They will also develop some basic skills in design, sketching, and model construction through tutorials, discussions, lectures, films, and fieldtrips with the Architecture faculty. *The Academy is classes only NOT an overnight camp.

The UTSA Department of Architecture presents the Summer Academy as an opportunity for high school students to learn more about careers in Architecture and Interior Design. The program two weeks of hands-on classes held in June in the design studios of the UTSA Architecture building downtown campus. Please download the attached information sheet and access the Academy web site at the link below for more information and application forms:

http://cacp.utsa.edu/academic-programs/department-of-architecture/summer-academy-in-architecture-interior-design/

Please call me with any questions or email at stemple@utsa.edu.

Steve Temple, Associate Professor

Director of Summer Academy

College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning

UTSA

(210 458-3023

Federal Internship Opportunities:

These URLs will take you to the main government website. To look specifically for internships or fellowships, conduct a search within the site. Many applications are due early in the year, so begin your search as soon as you can!