College Prep and Summer Opportunities

  • NCSU 2017 Communication Summer Camp

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 4/4/2017

    This fully authorized, Pre-College Program of North Carolina State University is designed for rising junior and senior high school students interested in learning about television production and presentational speaking. Department of Communication professors, lecturers, and staff with years of real-world broadcasting experience provide personalized training. This week-long day camp held in a broadcast-quality television studio on the NC State campus. 

    Camp registration / enrollment is limited to 14 campers.  Click here for more information.

    Ask your child’s teacher / school administrator for a recommendation to attend COM Camp using the form on Page 2 of the Parent’s Camp flyer (PDF: 904 kb). Once Camp administrators receive a note from your school, they will email a registration packet to you (see the menu items on the left for full information). 


    The official registration period opens MARCH 14, 2017.

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  • Camp Nuero Chapel Hill 2017

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 4/4/2017

    With locations nationwide, Camp Neuro is a 1-week summer day camp open to
    all high school students (including Spring/Summer 2017 graduates) at least 15
    years and older as of first day of assigned session. Although Camp Neuro's
    primary focus is on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it
    provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.

    For more information, including locations, dates, deadlines, and
    applications details, please visit www.campneuro.org.

    There is a Camp Nuero Chapel Hill location.  

    *** Scholarships Available ***

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  • Duke University’s Global Giver Academy

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 4/4/2017

    Imagine spending your summer living on an elite college campus, bolstering your college application, and having a blast with friends from around the world, all while making the world a better place.

    Imagine no more!

    Make this dream a reality by spending your summer at Duke University’s Global Giver Academy and becoming a bona fide philanthropist. You will have the opportunity not only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning 60 community service hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in advocacy firsthand. As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it in a huge way. The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity, receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that they made a real difference for the local community.

    Apply TODAY! There’s still time. Submit your application by April 14th for the summer of a lifetime!

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  • 2017 Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

     

    The Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program helps teens ages 15-18 to develop their skills and prepare for future employment by spending the summer working for the City of Raleigh.

     

    Key Dates

    Interviews begin: March 2, 2017
    Application and interviews end: March 31, 2017
    Hiring Notifications: April 2017
    Orientation: May 6, 2017
    Work Dates: June 12 - August 11, 2017

     

    Click here to apply!

     

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  • Design Camp and Summer Studios Design Lab for K-12 Education at NC State College of Design

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017


    Design Camp is a series of multi–discipline pre-college design programs organized by the NC State Design Lab for high school and middle school students. Held each summer, Design Camp informs students about study in design and raises awareness of the impact of design on all aspects of our everyday lives. The design thinking skills and creative experience gained can empower students on thier path toward becoming innovative problem solvers and prepare them to tackle the challenges of the future.

     

    Design Camp 2017 sessions are:

    Design Explorations Camp // June 12-16, 2017 // $600Design Explorations Camp is a day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders focused on introducing students to design thinking through a series of hands-on design challenges that explore a range of design disciplines. Studio activities are designed to stimulate creativity and strengthen students’ creative problem solving and visual literacy.

    Design Foundations Camp // July 10-14, 2017 // $750

    Design Foundations Camp is an intermediate day camp for rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders. Camp participants are introduced to the design process through a series of interdisciplinary projects covering the range of studio disciplines offered at the College of Design focused on design fundamentals and the application of design in the real world.

    Design Immersions Camp // June 25 - July 1 or July 23-29, 2017 // $1200

    Design Immersions Camp is an overnight camp for rising 11th and 12th graders. Camp participants work with camp instructors on projects in a range of design disciplines. Design disciplines covered may include architecture, art + design: animation, art + design: fibers, design studies, graphic design, and industrial design. In addition to studio projects students participate in other activities all aimed at stimulating their creativity, strengthening their thinking, deepening thier understanding of the design field, and preparing them for college and beyond.

     

    Click here to apply!

     

    Summer Studios:

    The Design Lab Summer Studios Program is a series of discipline-specific art and design pre–college programs for high school students. Each studio is one week long and will include a variety of projects, small group critiques, and final project presentations. Additionally, instructors may plan field trips, invite guests to share their work and participate in reviews. The week will conclude with an exhibition of student work.

     

    Design Camp 2017 sessions are:

    Design Explorations Camp // June 12-16, 2017 // $600Design Explorations Camp is a day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders focused on introducing students to design thinking through a series of hands-on design challenges that explore a range of design disciplines. Studio activities are designed to stimulate creativity and strengthen students’ creative problem solving and visual literacy.

    Design Foundations Camp // July 10-14, 2017 // $750

    Design Foundations Camp is an intermediate day camp for rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders. Camp participants are introduced to the design process through a series of interdisciplinary projects covering the range of studio disciplines offered at the College of Design focused on design fundamentals and the application of design in the real world.

    Design Immersions Camp // June 25 - July 1 or July 23-29, 2017 // $1200

    Design Immersions Camp is an overnight camp for rising 11th and 12th graders. Camp participants work with camp instructors on projects in a range of design disciplines. Design disciplines covered may include architecture, art + design: animation, art + design: fibers, design studies, graphic design, and industrial design. In addition to studio projects students participate in other activities all aimed at stimulating their creativity, strengthening their thinking, deepening thier understanding of the design field, and preparing them for college and beyond.

     

    The Design Lab accepts applications for financial assistance and scholarships from Design Camp and Summer Studios registrants. The Financial Assistance & Scholarship application will be available on February 17, 2017. This application is separate from the Design Camp and Summer Studios registration. The Financial Assistance and Scholarship deadline is April 3 (postmarked).

     

    Click here to apply!

    Financial Assistance applications are only considered for students who have been offered a spot in a program, so it is important to register for your desired program and pay your deposit early.

     

    Click here to apply for financial assitance!

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  • VCU Arts Summer Programs

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

    Classes are filling up quickly, have your students apply now!

     

    Our three week Pre-College Summer Intensive residency program is an opportunity for high school students to immerse themselves in: portfolio development, sequential drawing and comics, filmmaking, photography, fashion, mixed-media, graphic design, or theatre – at the #1 ranked public university arts and design program.

     

    This eye-opening program will allow students to explore their interests, learn valuable skills, test out a potential college major, prepare for the college application process, make new friends, and have more than a little fun.

     

    The deadline to apply is March 31.

    Apply here!

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  • Syracuse University Summer College

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

    Syracuse University Summer College For High School Students

    Summer College 2017 application is now live. Summer College students can explore their interests and experience all that college life has to offer at Syracuse University this summer.

    Students will:

    Choose from 30+ credit and non-credit programs, 2 to 6 weeks in length
    Explore college majors and future professions
    Develop their portfolio for Art, Design, or Architecture school
    Study at the college level - all programs are led by SU faculty and instructors
    Make lifelong friends from across the country and around the world
    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis - and many programs fill early

    Please visit our web site for further details.

    2017 Summer College for High School Students Application

    Deadline: May 15, 2017 Fee (USD): $60.00

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  • Broyhill Leadership Conference

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

    Information can be found here.

    BLC 1 - June 25-29 @ Wingate University

    BLC 2 - July 9-13 @ Queens University

    Cost: $300 

    Click here for applications and deadlines.

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  • Duke Summer Academy

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

    There are two exciting competitions you can be involved in this summer at Duke!

     
    Spend your summer at Duke’s Global Giver Academy and become a bona fide philanthropist. You will have the opportunity not only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning community service hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in advocacy firsthand. As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it in a huge way. The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity, receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that they made a real difference for the local community.

    Enroll inGlobal Entrepreneur Academy and gain critical business, marketing, and strategy skills to develop real startup ventures. Students will have the chance to pitch their own ideas at the conclusion of the Academy and win awards for the best new startups.


    First Prize: $250
    Second Prize: $150
    Third Prize: $100

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  • NC State Reading Skills Programs

    Posted by Stephanie Nelson at 2/23/2017

    Information can found here.

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