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The AFA CyberCamp program is designed to excite students new to cybersecurity about STEM career opportunities and teach them important cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities. Through the camp, students will learn how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats as well as how to harden entire networks running Windows 7 and Ubuntu operating systems. The AFA CyberCamp will culminate in an exciting final team competition that simulates real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals and mimics AFA's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. For more information and to register (link coming soon), click here. 
Posted by kbmorrow  On May 09, 2018 at 3:22 PM
The LYNX National Arts and Media Camps are summer immersion programs for high school students interested in contemporary music, film, or visual arts. The camps are produced by the CU Denver College of Arts & Media and they have developed a reputation as some of the best high school summer arts camps in America. At the camps, students learn from CU Denver faculty, get a taste of college life, get mentored by current CU Denver students, and bond with other arts high school students from throughout the country. The camps are designed to be previews of our college programs. The camps take place on the CU Denver campus in downtown Denver, home to a thriving arts and music scene. We strive to inspire students, expose students to the latest arts and media technologies, and help students to learn about college and career options in the arts! More information available here. 
Posted by kbmorrow  On May 08, 2018 at 2:54 PM
The CSU College of Business Global Business Academy is an immersive, experiential program for rising high-school sophomores, juniors and seniors from around the world. The program introduces students to international business and entrepreneurship concepts while providing team and leadership-building opportunities as a foundation to prepare them to be tomorrow’s global leaders. Taught on the campus of Colorado State University with leading faculty members from the College of Business and INSEAD, students will embark on a transformative experience learning about global business, as well as developing life-long skills and new friendships from around the world.   Website
Posted by kbmorrow  On May 08, 2018 at 11:08 AM
Students will participate in a variety of activities including: 3D printing, touring labs on the medical campus, building prototype devices, interacting with doctors, researchers, and industry leaders, gaining applicable clinical and laboratory skills, exploring tissue engineering, and so much more. Register today at
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 27, 2018 at 9:50 AM 23 Comments
In this four-week summer design-build program, high school participants experience phases of an architectural project, from initial design concepts to building a full-scale construction on a site on campus. And get college credit for successfully completing the program! Eligibility: You may apply if you are a current high-school student entering grades 10 and above (current 9th graders through current 11th graders). Apply if you are interested in working collaboratively with other students designing and constructing a full-scale structure creating a community-based project getting college credit for doing that working with college professors Application deadline has been extended to May 10th.  Website
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM 22 Comments
Summer Academy The Allegheny College Summer Academy offers an enriching pre-college experience for motivated high school students. We’ve designed the Summer Academy to help talented young people explore their academic interests, build connections, and take an important step in their pathways to college — and their futures.  Students will have the opportunity to: Learn from Allegheny’s expert faculty Earn college credit Enjoy all that our historic and beautiful campus has to offer Get a preview of the excitement and challenge of college life Explore varied disciplines by choosing a morning and afternoon academic session in different subjects such as Chemistry, Theater, Environmental Studies, History, and Physics. Choose from individual sessions or both: Session I // July 15-20, 2018 or Session II // July 22-27, 2018 Visit the Summer Academy website to learn more about the program and the application process. The deadline to apply is May 15. Creek Camp Open to high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors with graduation years of 2019 to 2021, Creek Camp is a great experience for students who are interested in studying environmental science in college or those who simply love the outdoors. While living on campus, campers will participate in various activities and study freshwater ecology in the beautiful streams of Northwestern Pennsylvania. Creek Campers will: Practice hands-on, field-based research on topics related to watershed health Enjoy a preview of college life by staying in residence halls on Allegheny's historic campus, one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation and rated by the Sierra Club as one of the greenest colleges (with a score of 96 out of 99) Work alongside environmental science professionals in one of the oldest and most highly respected environmental science programs in the country ranked #4 in the nation by Choose from two different sessions: Session I // June 24-29, 2018 or Session II // July 8-13, 2018
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 20, 2018 at 9:59 AM 34 Comments
The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program in which they do the following: Participate in challenging, immersive academic modules centered on a specific topic or area of interest. Learn alongside our leading faculty and professional experts. Reside in a "living-learning" community with other Summer Scholars participants and get a real preview of college life — live in a residence hall, eat in our award-winning dining halls, and enjoy campus facilities such as our Recreational Sports Center and Goggin Ice Center. Attend special workshops on topics such as the college admission process and financial assistance. Get an insider's look at the college application process — learn about ACT/SAT test preparation, how to find the right college fit, how to write the best college essay, as well as get an introduction to financial aid and scholarships. Participate in special excursions to local attractions, such as Kings Island, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, and a Cincinnati Reds game. Receive priority consideration for merit scholarships and for selection to  top programs such as the University Academic Scholars Program, and the University Honors Program. The 2018 Summer Scholars Program will take place during two sessions: Session I July 1-13, 2018 Session II July 15-27, 2018 Website
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 17, 2018 at 8:42 AM 22 Comments
The Department of Film Studies at The University of Tulsa offers residential screenwriting and filmmaking camps for high school students. They will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the art and craft of screenwriting and filmmaking for one exciting week each. The camps may be taken separately or together. Please read the 2018 Camp FAQs for more details. SCREENWRITING CAMP July 8-14, 2018 – Screenwriting Camp Application The Screenwriting Camp with Professor Michael Wright provides an intensive exploration of the craft of screenwriting along with stimulating group activities and film screenings. Students will create their own short screenplays that will be read for family and friends in a script festival on the last day. FILMMAKING CAMP July 14-21, 2018 – Filmmaking Camp Application The Filmmaking Camp with videographer Erin McHenry provides students with the opportunity to fully plunge into every aspect of creating short films, along with evening screenings and exciting group activities. The camp will culminate in a film festival of the students’ work, screened for family and friends. Cameron Buckley, Assistant Professor of Digital Innovation, The University of Arkansas-Jonesboro, is the co-instructor of the filmmaking camp. Residential Camps Days are spent in a workshop setting, with planned evening activities arranged for recreation and further exploration of film. Participants must stay on campus in a supervised residence hall during the camp; rooms are shared (males and females are housed on separate floors). Each camp has a full-time, qualified student assistant staying with the students in the residence. Website
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 13, 2018 at 11:42 AM 19 Comments
The Experiment in International Living offers 32 summer abroad programs in 26 countries. Participants explore the host country through hands-on experiences in local communities and through the lens of a specific theme. Website
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 13, 2018 at 11:40 AM 24 Comments
Are you looking to begin your entrepreneurial journey? Do you want to roll up your sleeves and get a real-world startup experience? With Quarter Zero, you join a network of like-minded peers and industry advisors as you get hands-on experience bringing ideas to life and honing the skills you need to thrive. Quarter Zero has 2 summer experiences: Startup Bootcamp for students exploring their entrepreneurial potential & Catapult Incubator for young people who are ready for an advanced startup experience. Only 100 spots are available for 2018. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the cohorts are full, so the sooner you apply the better your chances are of being accepted. Experience Overviews: Startup Bootcamp 2 locations, Atlanta and Los Angeles, 10 days Learn the 5-step process to coming up with ideas and turning them into startups Team up with others to build a real venture and get guidance from QØ industry advisors Great for younger students with potential or older students looking to lead a startup Catapult Incubator 6 weeks, travel experience to entrepreneurial ecosystems in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and NYC Work on real ventures either as Founders (existing idea) or Free Agents (join a team) In-depth learning and application of the QØ 5-step process while getting guidance from entrepreneurs-in-residence along the way Deadline: The final application deadline for 2018 program is April 30th.
Posted by rhambley  On Apr 11, 2018 at 9:12 AM 25 Comments
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