Summer Ventures in Science and Math
Summer Ventures in Science and Math is a cost-free, state-funded program for academically talented students who may pursue careers based in science and mathematics. The program brings rising juniors and seniors together in a residential setting for four weeks of intensive study during the summer. Students may apply online and receive additional details at https://www.ncssm.edu/summerventures/admissions
Tar Heel Girls StateTar Heel Girls State is a week long workshop in the legislative process sponsored by the North Carolina American Legion Auxiliary. North Carolina's program is the longest continuously-running Girls State program in the United States. For a week in June, approximately 250 of North Carolina's most promising rising high school senior girls from every part of the state come together to learn about and participate in various parts of government. In the following pages, you will see different parts of the program and be linked to other web sites to learn more about North Carolina's and the United States government.
Please visit http://www.thgs.com/ for more information
Tarheels Boys' State
Tar Heels Boys State is sponsored by the American Legion Department of North Carolina. The program is designed for junior, male students interested in leadership and a detailed study of Government. Tar Heel Boys' State is a program designed to improve citizenship for present and future generations of Tar Heels. The program allows for young men to become familiar with the structure of North Carolina government and its political process using the LEARN TODAY LEAD TOMORROW concept of instruction. The program also develops civic leadership, and arouse a keen interest in the detailed study of government.
Please visit http://ncboysstate.org/ for more information
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