"OTHER" PROGRAMS 2016-17
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WHO? Current 9th-12th grade students
WHAT? Summer College & Summer Academy @ Duke University
WHEN? Various dates throughout the summer (Registration deadline April 15th)
WHERE? Duke University
HOW? Register online at http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
WHY? Summer programs are Duke are for students that are seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or to learn to be a Leader and Global Citizen through personal enrichment courses; hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities such as ball games, outlet shopping, dances, talent shows, and more; excited to prepare for college and create an international network of peers.
WHO? 11th grade students
WHAT? MADE (Multicultural Appreciation Day Experience) @ ECU 2017
WHEN? Saturday, March 18, 2017
WHERE? East Carolina University
HOW? Register online at http://www.ecu.edu/admissions/madeatecu/
WHY? MADE at ECU gives current 11th grade students an opportunity to see how they can benefit from an exceptional education and wonderful social experience at East Carolina. MADE at ECU will offer students the chance to meet with current students and faculty, learn how to apply and pay for their education, explore our scholarship opportunities, and learn about the many different majors offered at ECU.
WHO? rising 10th-12th grade students
WHAT? Health & Biomed Science Camp
WHEN? 6/25-6/30 or 7/23-7/28
WHERE? Davidson College, Davidson, NC
HOW? Apply online at http://www.lvc.edu/academics/summer-community-programming/health-biomedical-sciences-camp/application/
WHY? Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, and medical ethics. Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health and will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling, and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp, offered during two weeks this summer, will provide a fun, challenging, and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.
Cost? $1,000 (this all-inclusive camp fee covers room and board, laboratory supplies, lecture supplies, evening activities, guest speakers, camp T-shirt, etc.)
WHO? rising 11th & 12th grade students
WHAT? July Experience at Davidson College
WHEN? July 2-22nd, 2017
WHERE? Davidson, NC
HOW? Apply by 3/31/17 at http://www.davidson.edu/offices/july-experience
WHY? July Experience is a powerful pre-college summer academic program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are highly motivated, academically oriented, and self-disciplined.The program takes place on the Davidson College campus, located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina. Participants take two liberal arts courses taught by full-time Davidson faculty, live in residence halls with students from across the country and around the world and participate in sessions about the college admission process while getting prepared for college.
July Experience courses carry no secondary school or college credit; however a powerful summer academic experience can be a valuable addition to a college application and excellent preparation for college.
Cost: $4000 (financial aid available)
WHO? rising 11th & 12th grade students
WHAT? NC A&T Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP)
WHEN? June 18th- July 14th 2017
WHERE? NC A&T University
HOW? Apply by 2/24/17 at http://bit.ly/CAESrap
WHY? RAP is a four-week residential summer program for current high school juniors and seniors. Its main objective is to stimulate interest in agriscience professions, including: biological engineering/ biotechnology/ business and economics/ child development/ fashion and apparel/ food product development/ horticulture/ landscape architecture/ nutrition/ teaching/ veterinary science, and many more.
WHO? Rising 11th or 12th grade students
WHAT? University of Georgia VetCAMP
WHERE? UGA (Athens, GA)
HOW? Apply by 1/27/17 at http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp
WHY? At VetCAMP, students will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path.
COST? $900 plus travel
WHO? Rising 11th & 12th grade students
WHAT? Curie Academy, Catalyst Academy
WHERE? Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
HOW? Apply by 3/15/17 at https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/curieacademy/ or at https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/catalystacademy/application/
WHY? CURIE Academy is a one-week summer residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering. CATALYST Academy is a one-week summer residential program for underrepresented high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering.
COST? $1450 plus travel expenses
WHO? 9,10, 11th grade students
WHAT? Milwaukee School of Engineering Summer Camp
WHEN? July 9-14, 16-21 or 23-28
WHERE? Milwaukee, WI
HOW? Apply by 7/1/17 at http://www.msoe.edu/admissions/undergraduate/summer-programs/
WHY? MSOE offers week-long, residential, academic camps for students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior year and are interested in exploring degrees in Engineering, Nursing or Business. Total camp cost is $750.
WHO? 10 & 11th grade students
WHAT? Reynolds Young Writers Workshop
WHEN? June 18-25, 2017
WHERE? Denison University, Ohio
HOW? Start applying 1/4/17 at reynolds.denison.edu
WHY? The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison is an energizing 8-day program for motivated high school students (rising juniors and seniors) who love to write. For over 20 years, the Reynolds Workshop has brought together young writers who are passionate about writing and eager to connect to a close-knit community of writing friends. The workshop is held each June on the beautiful campus of Denison University, a leading liberal arts college, in the village of Granville, Ohio
WHO? 9th-12th grade students
WHAT? Summer Academy/ Summer College
WHEN? Summer 2017
WHERE? Duke University
HOW? Start applying 12/1/16 at http://summersession.duke.edu/
WHY? Maximize your summer, broaden your college experience, and join with more than 1,100 Duke undergraduates and 400 visiting students to experience the 2017 Duke Summer Session. Take advantage of the relaxed summer atmosphere to explore the vibrant academics offered by a premier research university. Select a traditional 6-week term to focus upon one or two classes. Or immerse yourself in a single course in a 4-week intensive term. And don’t forget to sample the richness of Durham, North Carolina, and environs. Investigate the incredible local food scene. Enjoy Durham Bulls’ ballgames, American Dance Festival performances, and free Friday evening downtown concerts. Sneak away for a weekend at the Carolina coast or the mountains – or both. Or just relax and unwind any day in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, located in the center of campus.
WHO? 10th & 11th grade students
WHAT? Summer Ventures in Science & Math
WHEN? Summer 2017 (4 weeks)
WHERE? Various NC Public Universities
HOW? Apply by Jan. 15, 2017 at https://www.ncssm.edu/summerventures
WHY? Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.
WHO? 10th grade students
WHAT? Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS)
WHEN? June 25th - Aug. 5th 2017
WHERE? Cornell Univ or Univ of Michigan
HOW? Submit your name to the CBA counseling office no later than 11/15/16
WHY? TASS is a multi-faceted experience; students live together for six weeks at one of our two program campuses. They attend college-level seminars in topics pertaining to critical Black and ethnic studies and participate in activities to further their knowledge in the classroom. Students create a close-knit intellectual and social community that is built on a love of learning, broadening perspectives, and sharing new ideas. More info at http://www.tellurideassociation.org/.
WHAT? UNC Catalyst Conference
WHEN? Feb. 17-19, 2017
WHERE? UNC Chapel Hill
HOW? Apply by 11/26/16 at https://unccatalyst.wordpress.com/
WHY? The annual Catalyst Conference brings a select group of approximately 100 high school students from North Carolina high schools to UNC-Chapel Hill for a weekend-long exploration and discussion of social justice issues impacting North Carolina youth.
WHAT? Service Academy Day
WHEN? Saturday, November 12th, 10AM -12PM
WHERE? The Centre at Halifax Community College
HOW? Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/congressman-g-k-butterfields-service-academy-day-tickets-18742900520.
WHY? Representatives from each of the academies (US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, US Coast Guard Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy) will provide detailed information on each academy’s programs and admissions process.
WHAT? HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership)
WHEN? June 2017 (3 days)
WHERE? Wake Forest University and TBD
HOW? Submit your name to the counseling office no later than Oct. 31st
WHY? The State Leadership Seminar empowers high school sophomores to develop their leadership talents to become the leaders of their community. The seminar curriculum is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership and develops leadership from three perspectives: Personal Leadership, Group Leadership, and Leadership for Society.
WHO? 10th grade students
WHAT? Martha Guy Summer Institute
WHERE? Appalachian State University
HOW? Apply by 2/24/17 at http://marthaguy.appstate.edu/admission/online-application
WHY? An incredible summer opportunity awaits current high school juniors on the campus of Appalachian State University. The Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders (MGSI) has a solid, 13-year history of inspiring students through exploration of the business world, and we are now accepting applications for our 14th cohort. Admission to MGSI is limited to current high school juniors who have a sincere interest in business as a college major. Applicants should be competitive students among their high school class. They will need to provide evidence of high school academic achievement, demonstrate involvement in school and/or community activities, as well as leadership potential.
WHO? 10th &11th AIG students
WHAT? NC Governor's School
WHEN? June 18th- July 26th 2017
WHERE? Salem College & Meredith College
HOW? Students are nominated by CBA HS teachers in October
WHY? The Governor’s School of North Carolina is the oldest statewide summer residential program for gifted and talented high school students in the nation. The program, which is open to rising seniors only, with exceptions made for rising juniors in selected performing/visual arts areas, is located on two campuses: Governor’s School West at Salem College in Winston-Salem and Governor’s School East at Meredith College in Raleigh. Governor’s School West began in 1963 and Governor’s School East began in 1978. The program is administered by the Public Schools of North Carolina, State Board of Education, Department of Public Instruction through the Exceptional Children Division. A Board of Governors, appointed by the State Board of Education, acts as an advisory body. More info at http://www.ncgovschool.org/.