If you haven’t decided how to spend your summer, you may want to think about the possibility of participating in a summer program. Not only is it an exciting way to spend your summer, but you’ll get to experience life on a college campus, explore new and exciting fields, make friendships and, perhaps, even earn college credit!
GREAT SUMMER CAMPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH-
DATES- Various dates throughout the summer- see website
The School of Computing at the University of Utah offers summer technology outreach camps for 4th - 12th graders. These GREAT camps cover topics in programming, graphics, and robotics. You can see details about these programs at ww.cs.utah.edu/~dejohnso/GREAT
Camps of particular interest to AMES students might be - the programming with Processing (a Java-like language) sequence, which focuses on developing artistic, interactive, graphics programs,
- the Arduino robotics sequence, which uses the embedded Arduino processor with motors and sensors to develop mechatronic systems, and
- the Python game development sequence, which uses the Python language and the PyGame package to make classic 2D games
The camps are week-long sessions from 9a-3p, include lunch, and strive to produce a lot of fun projects in a short time. No prior experience is needed for the introductory sessions in each sequence. Camps are typically 12-18 students with 2-4 instructors per camp.
In recognition of the U of U’s close partnership with AMES, as well as the excellent preparation of the AMES students, the camps are offering a 15% off coupon code for AMES students to use during registration. Apply the code AMES15
during the online checkout process. Please direct inquiries to email@example.com or see the camp website for more details, dates, and registration.
Explore Engineering Camp at the U of U
Dates of the Program: June 19-21 2018
Registration Deadline: Open until filled (40 participant maximum)
Audience: 10th-12th grade, girls and boys aged 15-18 The camp will introduce you to chemical, electrical, civil, environmental, computer, mechanical, materials, and biomedical engineering through hands on learning! https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/engineering_events/product.php?product=2&storecookie=1 or http://www.coe.utah.edu/summercamps
HI GEAR (Girls Engineering Abilities Realized)
Dates of Program: June 11-15th 2018
Registration Deadline:Priority Application Deadline: April 13, 2018 Application Deadline: May 4, 2018 Applications received after May 4, 2018 will only be considered if space is available
Cost: Day Camper- $120 Residential $200
We are seeking enthusiastic female high school students who are currently in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades. Applicants should enjoy math and science and be interested in exploring their academic potential (while having fun in the process). Unlike other programs, the Hi-GEAR experience is designed with each individual participant in mind. In addition, each student receives on-going, personal attention from program staff and interns. Therefore, a maximum of 24-26 students will be selected to participate. Students will be selected from a personal statement and teacher/adviser recommendation, with consideration for school representation and student background.
Summer Math Program University of Utah
Dates of Program: June 11 - July 6 Monday - Friday 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Application Deadline: March 31
There is no cost to participants for the 2018 program
The Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students at the University of Utah provides outstanding students an opportunity to develop their talents to the fullest. By presenting intriguing puzzles, challenging problems and powerful ideas, the program stimulates curiosity, develops the intellect, and lays a strong foundation for future work in mathematics, the sciences, or science related careers. Participants will receive three university credits in mathematics (graded credit/no credit). Participants are expected to be able to attend for the entirety of the program. Program costs for US citizens, nationals, and permanent residents are paid for by a National Science Foundation CAREER grant and the U of U Department of Mathematics. The prerequisite for the program is that students should have progressed far enough in their mathematical studies that they are prepared to enter Calculus. Calculus is not required. Preference will be given to students between their junior and senior years.
Survey of Engineering Class at University of Utah
Dates of Program: 07/09/18 - 07/13/18 MTWThF 9:00 am-11:30 am WARNOCK ENGINEERING BUILDING Room L126
Do you think that you are interested in pursuing a degree in Engineering, but really don't know all the different types of Engineering or what each one specializes in? This summer class is open for the first time to high school students. Check it out - registration starts March 19th.
This course is designed to introduce you to each of the undergraduate majors in the College of Engineering through lectures and hands-on assignments. Students who take this course will develop a solid understanding of each of the majors in the College of Engineering with regard to major requirements, potential research, and career outlook. It is designed to facilitate student placement into the proper major. Class will include in-class lab assignments, lab tours, and in-class presentations. Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form. Class Sections For Engineering: Survey of (ENGIN 102)
Summer 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 07/09/2018
Students under 18 must register by phone at 801-581-7155. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php
Instructor: JEFFREY BATES
Registration begins on Mar 19, 2018
NATURE HIGH SUMMER CAMP
Dates of Program: July 30 - August 4, 2018
Application Deadline: July 22
The Nature High Summer Camp is a week-long high energy learning experience for High School aged youth living in the state of Utah. Students apply their learning by tackling some local, real world, management issues. They are divided into teams that represent user groups and are challenged to find collaborative solutions. Student comments at the end of camp provide insight to their experiences. Throughout the week, campers also participate in team games, a cultural Olympics, guest speaker symposiums, a tour of Snow College (including a few hours in the recreation center), campfire programs, and a star party at the top of the world.
MONEY 101 CAMP AT WESTMINSTER COLLEGE
Dates of Program: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm June 25-29, 2018
Cost: $195 and will cover all fees, shirt, snacks, and supplies.
Money 101 is for youth ages 13-17. Come learn the basics of money management, how credit is established and maintained, and the basics of investing. Camp will be held in the Westminster Center for Financial Analysis that simulates a trading floor for securities. Participants will create a stock portfolio that can be tracked all summer long. Also the camp will cover many of the requirements for the scouting Personal Management merit badge.
The camp is run by Jon McKenzie the Director for the Westminster Center for Financial Analysis and a licensed practicing financial advisor. His real world examples and hands on experiences will leave the youth excited to properly and effectively manage their money now and in the future. https://www.westminstercollege.edu/camps/?parent=1425&detail=16040
Summer Song Camp at Westminster College
A Music Camp for Talented High School Singers and Pianists
Dates of Program: June 11-15, 2018
Application Deadline: April 1st
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Florence J. Gillmor Foundation, 25 high school-age singers and 10 pianists will receive a full scholarship for a week-long immersion in the art of singing and piano performance. The scholarship covers all tuition, fees, food (lunch and snacks provided every day), water bottles, and the camp t-shirt. Activities include private lessons and coachings, master classes, workshops, daily yoga and acting classes, rehearsals, optional evening activities, and a final showcase recital. Students will have the option to stay overnight on campus during the camp for a fee of $275, which covers room and board. Residential students will have a camp counselor assigned to them 24/7 during the camp. If you are interested in the residential camp option, please make note of that on your application. Also, rising high school juniors and seniors who participate in all lessons, classes, and activities of SummerSong will receive a Westminster College transcript for 2 college elective music credits, transferable to any college or university.
Summer Camps at Weber State University 2018
Some Camps available:
2D Video Gaming
3D Printer Camp
WSU Medical Academy
Executive Leadership Academy
Click here for more information: https://www.weber.edu/summercamps
Biotechnology Summer Acdemy, Utah State University, Logan
Dates of Program: July 9 – 13, 2018
Application Deadline: June 22, 2018
Cost: $200 and includes five days of room and board
For high school juniors and seniors interested in bioscience, medicine and engineering. Biotechnology Summer Academy exposes high school students to the numerous career opportunities available in biotechnology. Students are mentored by USU faculty who work in various disciplines. The week’s activities include communication workshops, lectures and demonstrations, laboratory training, field trips, mentoring and research.
The program is an intensive five-day internship involving a biotechnology-related project. Faculty from several departments at Utah State University volunteer their time, talents and labs to teach students and involve them in current research.
Utah Girls State at Weber State University
Dates of Program: June 4-9, 2018
For Junior Girls
Attendees will have the chance to:
- Launch campaigns and run for office.
- Draft and debate legislation.
- Learn public speaking and debate skills.
- Actively participate in all phases of creating and running a working government.
- Make friends with students from other parts of the state.
- Earn three University credit hours in Political Science 2920 (transferrable to other state-funded institutions).
- Elect student senators to represent the state at Girls Nation in Washington, D.C.
Utah Boys State program at Weber State University
Dates of Program: June 11-15, 2018
For boys who have completed their Junior year in high school. The American Legion Boys State program is the country's premiere summer youth camp designed to develop leadership and promote civic responsibility in young men. If you are interested see Mrs. Begay ASAP http://continue.weber.edu/boysstate/default.aspx
South Dakota School of Mines Summer Camps
Dates of Program: Various 6-day camps throughout June and July 2018
Our summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12). Each camp lasts five days and students come here from all over the country to attend. While here, students live on campus and also get to explore some of the activities and attractions that the Rushmore Region is famous for.
The School of Mines offers unique and high-quality programming for our next generation of scientists and engineers. Our goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students. It's a great opportunity for participants to get a glimpse of what their future might hold and meet other students who share similar abilities and interests.
Summer Flight Program at Utah State University Logan
Dates of Program: June 11- August 10, 2018
The private pilot summer program at Utah State University is a fun way to spend your summer while earning your Private Pilot license. The program is designed for upcoming and graduating high school seniors interested in learning to fly; however, anyone who is eligible and interested in aviation is welcome to participate.
In addition to earning a Private Pilot license, students will also complete seven college credits applicable to Utah State University's Professional Pilot Program. Students will participate in ground school and flight training daily. As part of the curriculum, students will also participate in weekly group study sessions supervised by Utah State University's own team of Certified Flight Instructors. https://aste.usu.edu/aviation/students/summer-flight-program
BYU SOAR SUMMER CAMP – JUNIORS
Dates of Program:
- Session #1: June 25-29
- Session #2: July 9-13
- Session #3: July 16-20
For multicultural high school juniors; one-week of college-preparation experiences. Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, a one-page statement listing past accomplishments, and endorsement from your bishop or minister. Financial aid is available. Three separate dates. https://multicultural.byu.edu/content/soar-information
US NAVAL ACADEMY SUMMER STEM SUMMER SEMINAR –
Dates of Program:
Session 1: Rising 9th Graders June 5 - 10
Session 2: Rising 10th Graders June 12 - 17
Session 3: Rising 11th Graders June 19 - 23
Cost: $550 which will include room and board, meals, as well as a variety of materials.
Engineering is all about creating, building, and making things better! So what does it take to be an engineer? If you like math and science, you are off to a great start. If you enjoy discovering new things, solving problems, and learning how things work - even better! Creativity, persistence, and the desire to make the world a better place are also important qualities. Becoming an engineer requires hard work and a good education. Our summer program will be a great start to your career in science and engineering. http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/STEM/index.php
CAMP NEURO –
Dates of Program: July 16-20, 2018
Scholarship Application Deadline
Monday, April 2nd
Early Standard Deadline & Tuition
Monday, March 12th | $550*
Regular Standard Deadline & Tuition
Monday, April 23rd | $600*
One week summer day camp for high school students. Primary focus in on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology. Held July 11 - 15 at U of U Med Center. http://www.campneuro.org/salt-lake-city.html
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE AVIATION CAMP
Dates of Program: June 11-15, 2018
Cost: $1500--covers housing, meals, flights, and activity fees.
Attending camp is a great way to get a feel for college and find out if an aviation career might be right for you. Campers stay in the Westminster Residence Halls, enjoy meals on campus, and participate in a wide variety of aviation and outdoor-themed activities, including: Two flight lessons conducted by Westminster Certified Fight Instructors in Westminster-owned airplanes. Simulation lessons in our Frasca 142 flight training device. Career evaluation and exploration exercises to help students determine a more focused area of interest. Tours, activities, and additional interactions with current Westminster Aviation students. https://www.westminstercollege.edu/campus-life/camps/aviation-summer-camp-application
SUMMER FAB HIGH SCHOOL ARCHITECT PROGRAM
AT WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Dates of Program: July 9th - August 3rd, 2018
Cost: For a residential student, tuition is $4,000 and includes room and meals.
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
Earth, Water, Sky Summer Science Camp
Dates of Program: June 25- 28, 2018
Registration Deadline: ?
While floating the San Juan River in southeastern Utah, through one of the most inspirational and classic settings possible, learn about the geologic, astronomical, natural, and cultural history of the area with a geologist, Clark Planetarium astronomy educator, and Monticello High school art teacher. The camp is open to student’s ages 12-18, from the state of Utah, to learn about astronomy, the night sky, geology, desert rivers, and much more.
ACLU Summer Institute
Dates of Program: July 18-25, 2018
Registration Deadline: March 12, 2018
The ACLU’s Summer Advocacy Institute will bring together a diverse group of students entering their junior and senior years of high school from across the United States to participate in an advanced, firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. Through an intensive 8-day program (July 18-25, 2018) in Washington D.C., students will learn directly from lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, and other experts working to defend the civil rights and liberties critical to a free and open society. The Close Up Foundation — a DC-based civic-education nonprofit — will serve as a partner with the ACLU to provide substantive experiential learning opportunities that help students hone their skills as issue-focused campaigners.
BOSTON LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE Summer 2018
The Boston Leadership Institute selects outstanding high school students for our three-week programs. Students develop high-level research skills and subject matter expertise that strengthen credentials valuable for college admissions, interviews, and essays. Our students have been accepted to elite universities all across the country, including Yale, Dartmouth, Tufts, Columbia, Michigan, Boston University, Washington University St. Louis, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, and Cornell. http://bostonleadershipinstitute.com/index.html
DUKE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2018
This summer, we are offering more opportunities than ever to engage in one of our transformative programs:
Summer College – A four-week, credit-bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th – 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses
Summer Academy – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.
Intensive STEM Academy – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.
Want to learn more about our programs? Check out our website.
KELLY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS INDIANA UNIVERSITY
Dates of Program: July 1-14, 2018
Registration Deadline: April 9, 2018
Program Fee $1,800; Full Scholarships Available
If you are a high school sophomore, junior, or senior interested in experiencing the intersection of business, language, and culture— this two-week program is for you. This intensive experience, presented by IU CIBER (the Indiana University Center for International Business Education and Research) will bring to life the phrase, “Business is global.”
- Arabic: Middle East and North Africa
- Mandarin Chinese: East Asia
- Turkish: Turkey
In addition, you will gain a basic understanding of the business practices of North America, East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and Turkey through an accelerated curriculum based on the Kelley School of Business’s top-ranked undergraduate program. These business classes will provide a basic understanding of business vocabulary and a general overview of how businesses operate as well as discuss current events.
Reynolds Young Writers Workshop
Dates of Program: June 17-24, 2018
Application Deadline: March 4
The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is open to qualified students who have completed their sophomore or junior year in high school by June of the program year. We do not admit current ninth graders/rising sophomores. The program fee for the workshop, including tuition, housing, and meals for the 8-day program, is $1,300. (On-campus residency is required.) Generous financial assistance, made possible through the Reynolds Endowment, is available based on need. A simple financial aid request form is included in the online application. Applicants are asked to complete a short online application, submit a creative writing sample (up to 10 pages of fiction, poetry, or nonfiction), and arrange for a teacher or guidance counselor complete an online recommendation form. There is a $25 application fee. Full details are provided in the online application form, which opens in early January. All applications are reviewed after the March deadline; acceptance notifications are sent out in early April. https://reynolds.denison.edu/
SMITH College Women of Distinction Program
Dates of Program: Octover 19-21, 2018
Application Deadline: June 15
The Women of Distinction program for high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process.
Admission to Women of Distinction is a competitive process based on academic and personal qualities. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously visited Smith. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals and accommodations for all selected participants. The program is for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who reside in the United States or a U.S. territory. https://www.smith.edu/admission/wod/