Academic Enrichment Opportunities

Posted September 19, 2017
NC State - STEP and Polymer Camp
Summer Textiles Exploration Program (STEP) and Polymer Camp are two exciting and interactive pre-college programs offered by the College of Textiles.  Applications for both camps open January 2.  For more information, please visit .

Posted September 11, 2017 
Delta Sigma Theta Inc. - Delta Gems
The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to open enrollment for our educational enrichment & mentoring outreach programs for the 2017-18 school-year! Delta Academy and Delta GEMS (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully), both signature programs of our national organization, promote interactive learning and leadership development. Young ladies living in Western Wake County (Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, and Morrisville) are invited to join in this exciting experience. Information and Application

Middle Creek Community Center 

Send Your Teens To College For Pennies On The Dollar! (age 15 & up)

Learn what your teen needs to focus on right now to get a competitive edge and increase chances for a scholarship. Learn how to motivate your teen when applying for college and find out the five ingredients that colleges love to see in students.

Fees: $5(R) $6(N) (1 class)

106592 | Sat | Sep 16 | 11 a.m.-noon 

Posted September 8, 2017
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) provides an opportunity for current sophomores and juniors to foster identified interests in science and math with its enriched program in a university research setting.  SVSM continues to attract North Carolina most motivated and academically prepared students.  This summer program is a competitive entry program by application only.  Selected students participate in a rigorous, four-week residential academic program intended to reward and stimulate students who have already demonstrated their commitment to academic growth and development in science and math.  Participants will be chosen to stay at one of three campuses:  Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, or UNC Charlotte.  Students are evaluated on their academic record and their motivation to pursue science and math activities beyond the classroom.  SVSM is a state-supported initiative and there are no program costs for participants.  

Application Process:
Applications are completed online at  As part of the application process, applicants must secure evaluations from a science or math teacher and their counselor.  It is the responsibility of the application to ask their teacher and counselor to complete the evaluation.
Application Deadline:  January 15

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Distance Education and Extended Programs
For more information regarding the offering of NCSSM, please visit