SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES (updated 5/24/19)
Leadership camp spots open: The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center is sponsoring its Summer 2019 Students Leadership Camp and Program. Some spots are still open for its Leadership Institute for Civic Engagement and its IMPACT Camp. At the IMPACT Camp, students visit and serve at a different nonprofit each day. (They earn 40 service hours.) The Leadership Institute delves more into the academics of service: what makes a civil society and why is it important. Students hear from community leaders and create their own Capstone project. (Students earn 45 service hours in the Institute.) Students can learn more here and register for any of these programs by visiting www.thevolunteercenter.org.
Language Diversity Enrichment Summer Program: This free program will be held on NC State's campus from Monday, June 17th to Friday, June 21st from 10am to 2pm. It is a week-long educational program for high school students that is designed to introduce and explore concepts related to language and dialect diversity. Students will receive classroom instruction from currently enrolled NCSU linguistic MA students and will also participate in interactive games, collaborative activities, and much more. This program, additionally, can serve as an excellent addition to students' college and career applications and resumes.
If students are interested in participating, they should complete this interest form by 5pm on Monday, June 10th.
American Legion Student Trooper Program (June 16-21): For current juniors and seniors who are of good moral character, demonstrate qualities of Americanism and leadership and present a neat appearance. Participants will learn the use of police skills, including drug detection, firearms safety, and precision driving, just to name a few. Instructors from the NC Highway Patrol and other phases of Law Enforcement and related subjects will be integrated into the week’s program. More info available here: https://nclegion.org/student-trooper/ Applications available in student services and due by 6/1/19
The Abbey Road: Founded in 2000 by Stanford University Alumni, Abbey Road Embarked on a mission to provide educational summer programs for teens. Programs include Art, History, Film, Fashion, Photography, Sat/ACT prep, College Prep, International Relations, Community Service, and other subjects, all which take place across different nations. Click here for their website to learn more.
Oxford Royale Academy: Fuel your ambitions this summer with expert teaching, outstanding venues, and inspiring culture. Enrollment has opened for 2019 here, offered in June - August for 2 or 4 week courses.
University of Rochester’s Pre-College Programs: Students can participate in one-week courses, credit courses, or intensive programs in business, engineering, genetics, medicine, pathology, or research. Click here for enrollment information.
Belmont Abbey: Schola offers a unique opportunity to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to spend a week engaged in a rich schedule of academic, cultural, and recreational activities centered on lively seminars discussing several of the great books of the Western world. Click here for their website.
Lebanon Valley College: Our Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camps provide high school students with a window into the scientific basis of human health.
Syracuse University: Syracuse University Summer College offers high school students the opportunity to explore their passions and experience college life for one to six weeks with over 40 credit and noncredit pre-college programs. Click here for more.
Stanford: Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes is a three-week summer residential program held on Stanford campus that provides academically talented and intellectually curious students currently in grades 8–11 with intensive study in a single course.
American University: American University offers a precollege program. You will use Washington, DC as your classroom and laboratory for our experiential learning courses in communication, international studies, and politics. Get to know what AU has to offer, and discover your passion! Click here for more.
New York University: With NYU Precollege, rising juniors and seniors can apply to take college-level courses for credit and experience life as an NYU student.
Miami University: Heat up your summer by taking a class at Miami! Click here for more information.
Marist: The Pre-College Program offers many engaging activities beyond the classroom to ensure you make the most out of your two weeks on campus.
William Peace: Registration for the third annual Academic Summer Camps is now open for Research in Stream Ecology (Biology), Experience Exercise and Sport Science (Exercise and Sport Science), and NEW – Exploring Data with SAS (Business Analytics).
University of Alabama: Through The University of Alabama Early College program you can take college courses online or on campus while still in high school, earning up to 30 credit hours. Click here for more.
Clemson Summer Scholars: Students will engage in hands-on, immersive courses in their field of choice taught by Clemson instructors during the day. Click here for more.
Beacon College: Our summer program aims to give college-bound high school students who learn differently the skills, confidence and preparation to successfully transition from high school.
STEM Summer College at Meredith: An opportunity for rising 11th and 12th grade women to take a course for college credit. Click here for more.
The AmeriCorps VISTA program: The Summer VISTAs are paid volunteers who provide programming to various summer food and 4-H Camp sites in Wake County to prevent summer learning loss for students, particularly in STEAM and nutrition education.
Camp Cardiac: Camp Cardiac is run by local medical students at Chapel Hill and serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine. Learn more here.
Boys & Girls Clubs VolunTEEN Program: Enjoy 10 days of volunteering with kids ages 6 to 12 in one of the seven Boys & Girls Clubs in Wake County. The application is due May 24th.
The Summer IMPACT Camp: This program provides Triangle high school students with an affordable, local week-long urban mission experience each summer. Click here for more.
Boston University: AMP students learn the power of good writing and visual storytelling by creating videos, short films, webcasts, multi-camera productions, and more. Click here for more information.
Conservation Corps North Carolina: CCNC engages motivated young adults, ages 16-27, to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout the region. Click here for the website.
AsULead: A four day summer program for historically underrepresented rising high school seniors that provides the opportunity to develop leadership skills and learn about the college application process. Here is the application.
Guided Pathway: GPS uses a “high-tech and high-touch” advising and information sharing model to empower African American high school juniors, seniors, their parents and counselors during the college preparation and selection process. Click here for their website.