Camp Invention in Troy! National Hall of Fame Foundation STEM program
Entering grades 1-6 1-800-968-4332
By popular demand, all Camp Invention programs feature two program favorites that continue to reinvent themselves – the renowned AMAZing Games and I Can Invent modules. Held at St Patrick Center, TROY... www.campinvention.org Jean Kremer 332-3954 firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Laureate held in June. Gr. 2-7
DAY CAMP. An enriching week for bright, high-academic achievers - the scientist, the computer enthusiast, the creative thinkers. Cost $240. Students choose among several workshops. For info contact:
Dr. Lelia Boyd 513-753-9143 mailto:email@example.com
WACO Learning Center Program
WACOairmuseum.org firstname.lastname@example.org 937-335-9226
Rocket workshop - Wings on Strings - Young Eagles - RC radio-controlled model aircraft - Robotics Camp - Aviation Summer Camp
The Martin Essex School for the Gifted and Talentedis being held at Otterbein University June 17-23. The cost is $500 and scholarship assistance is available. Gifted students in the 11th grade - Applications due Feb. 15. http://www.ssco.org/essex/index.htm.
Wright State University Pre-College Programs
Programs are available for all K-12 through the above program link.
Grades 6-9: Law and Society, Space Quest Camp, Web Page Development, Writers Workshop, Mathematical Exploration Camp, Scientific Solutions Camp, Aerospace Engineering Camp, Dramatic Theatre Camp.
Grades 10-12: Computer Technology Institute, Forensic Science Institute, Leadership Institute, Social Psychology Institute, Journalism Institute.
The above are RESIDENTIAL CAMPS offered throughout the summer. Participants live for one week in campus residence halls and are supervised by a trained residential staff, on-duty 24 hours a day.
937- 775-3135. $525- $550
Women in Engineering at Wright State University
March / June
Russ Engineering Center
These special days are designed specifically for female high school students. You will learn what engineering is all about and how it relates to your interests, complete hands-on engineering projects, and meet engineers and professors to see what they do with their degrees. Students will also be able to find out more about the College's engineering and computer science programs. In addition the day will include tours of the Russ Engineering Center labs and the WSU campus. The cost of the program is $10.
Ann Wright at (937) 775-5001 or email@example.com
Miami University Summer Enrichment Program MUSEP Gr. 4-7
Science and Math Camps- 1 week - $600 firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Dayton Gr. 10-12
Women in Engineering Summer Camp University of Dayton
Explore engineering on your own terms with other girls your age from across the country. Get a taste of college life, and make new friends along the way, by staying in a dorm with other high school girls who share your interests.
Ohio Leader Institute http://ohioleader.com/index.php Ohio Model United Nations
Excellent Summer Residential Leadership Camps!
Grades 2-12 Kelley's Island, Ohio Dominican University
OMUN is a three-day global education simulation experience that allows students in grades 6-12 to learn about the complete operations of the United Nations and its role as the world’s largest international peacekeeping and humanitarian organization.
Sr. OMUN - December Jr. OMUN - February John Lester 1-888-878-LEAD
Ohio Business Week 9th, 10th & 11th grade http://www.ohiobusinessweek.org/
Ohio Dominican and Youngstown State - June
An exciting one week summer program that includes a “real world” business simulation, very much like “The Apprentice!” Each student is part of a company that develops an imaginary business venture and competes for awards during the Emerging Entrepreneur Competition. This is for students who are motivated, looking for a challenge, and interested in meeting high school kids from across the state. Ohio businesses (Including the Troy Chamber of Commerce) sponsor students for most of the cost. $625=Total cost $450= Business sponsorship $175 =Student cost. Troy Chamber of Commerce will help with sponsorship. Give a copy of your application to HS guidance to be eligible for Troy Chamber sponsorship.. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Application deadline: April 30.
CAPE Council Attracting Prospective Educators
June - University of Dayton $100
Applications Due in April
Summer Programs at Northwestern University
Camp GEMS at Ohio Northern University http://campgems.onu.edu/
Camp GEMS is an engineering, mathematics and science camp designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in young women entering grade 7 or 8 in the fall. This 4 day-long residential camp for 48 young women will be held in July .
Ohio Northern University Summer Camps
Wittenberg University-Camp Wise Springfield, Ohio
Academic Camp for high-achieving middle school students Entering Grades 6-8 $510 residential.
Students take college classes for a week with university professors.
BIOLOGY "The company we keep: Hissing Cockroach Society"
CREATIVE WRITING "What Rhymes with Orange?"
DRAMA “ Acting as a Team Player”
PSYCHOLOGY "The Dreamworld behing my Eyes"
Kaleidoscope String Camp Gr. 4-9 $250 Day Camp
Young Women's Summer Institute Gr. 6-7 $265 Residential at Ohio Supercomputer Center
Promotes computer, math and science skills.
Barb Mackey, director (937) 327-7050 or (800) 677-7558
Youth Programs/Camps Offered at Ohio State University , Columbus http://p12.osu.edu/camps.php
STONE LAB Summer Course
Current Gr. 10- 11- 12 Lake Erie, Ohio
Bonita Cordi email: email@example.com 614-292-8949
Intro to Aquatic Biology, Insect Biology, Intro to Local Flora, Study of Birds, Field-Based Intro to Oceanography.
Camp Med, Toledo, Ohio
Entering 9th Gr. (419) 383-4272
Science & medicine program
Case Western, Cleveland
Equinox: Students in grades 10-12 Biochemistry, Chemistry, Advanced Creative Writing, Engineering Concepts, Genetics and Biotechnology, Intro to Computer Game Design, Physics, Pre-calculus, AP Psychology, Robotics.
Spectrum: Grades 6-9 Algebra I, Biology, Intro to C++, Intro to Creative Writing, Persuasion and Debate.
Junior State of America Summer Institutes on Leadership and Politics Gr 8-11 Tuition $200-550
Princeton, Arizona State, Univ. of California at LA & Davis, University of Texas,
Explore today's pressing policy challenges with the decision makers who are shaping the future. Gain the knowledge and skills to make a difference with the issues that affect you the most. Junior Statesmen Institutes create an interactive learning environment with elected officials, policy makers, business leaders, journalists, lobbyists and others.
Junior State of America 3-week Summer Schools:
Georgetown, Stanford, Princeton Tuition $4500
With programs at three of the most prestigious universities in the world, Georgetown, Stanford and Princeton, the Junior Statesmen Summer School provides an advanced college curriculum, dynamic skills based leadership activities, and interactive sessions with prominent politicians, journalists, academicians and other opinion leaders.
The Beijing Experience: will be open to graduates of any Junior Statesmen Summer School and will offer a course in Chinese History and Government and an introductory Chinese Language course. Special activities include a day hike along an ancient section of the Great Wall, a trip to historic city of Xi'an, service learning opportunities, a cultural exchange program with local Chinese students, and, of course, an interactive guest speakers program. An optional 3-day trip to Shanghai at the end of the program allows students to see the modern, economic capital of China, as well as to learn more about China’s colonial past.HS & College credit, Politics and Communication Course.http://www.jsa.org/summer-programs-homepage/summer-programs-homepage.html
Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Scholarship www.jkcf.org
7th Graders Due April 27
There are no second chances for those qualified 7th graders who are in the 95% or better academically and who have some financial need. Receive computers, summer programs, on line classes, camps, music and art support, etc.
continued through high school and college.
Children's International Summer Village CISV Age 11-18
http://miamico.cisvusa.org/ firstname.lastname@example.org 937-339-0116 3-4 weeks
Village, Summer Camp, Seminar Camps Financial Assistance Available.
A unique independent, non-profit, non-political volunteer organization that offers children and adults the opportunity to make new friendships worldwide and understand and appreciate different cultures.
People to People Gr. 4-12 http://www.studentambassadors.org/
2-3 week programs. $3600-$5700 includes travel costs. Scholarship and fundraising help available.
Discover the most exciting way to prepare for the journey of life. Hands-on learning opportunities as you immerse yourself in the arts, sports and family life of cultures around the world. As part of a 30- to 40-student People to People delegation, you'll share your adventures with friends. Our six pre-departure orientation meetings allow you to socialize and network with your fellow delegates in the months leading up to your three-week Ambassadorship abroad. You can earn transferable high school and college credits. email@example.comNational Young Scholars Program NYSP www.nationalyoungscholars.org
NYSP is designed and created specifically for the nation's most outstanding 3rd
grade students, each of whom have been personally selected for nomination by a teacher. NYSP is a renaissance of interactive, hands-on learning for young leaders eager for knowledge and ready to celebrate the joy of discovery. No other program of this depth and magnitude exists exclusively for the high-achieving
grade student. Locations Nationwide.
Mentis Online http://www.mentisonline.com/
Summer session (June -July) Grades 3-6
Chasing Vermeer - solving the mystery of the missing Vermeer painting - creativity and problem solving skills.
Crime Scene Investigators - first hand account of studying one crime scene and solving the mystery that surrounds it. The Fellowship of the Ring - a fantastic trip through Middle Earth with the Ring of power.
Amusement Park Physics - Newton's Laws of Motion alive as students build their own model thrill ride.
Real-Life Mysteries will take a look at some real unsolved mysteries throughout the ages including Kennedy's assassination, the Iceman's death, the King Tut murder conspiracy, the lost colony at Roanoke and more...
Magical Literature will explore the world of magic through a different sample of literature each week including The Lord of the Rings, The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe, The Tempest, Alice in Wonderland among others...
Brain Benders is a different kind of math class that will challenge the way we think and solve problems, puzzlers, red herrings, and logic games. Print online application - email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendy Conklin 512-828-4139 email@example.comSummer Institute for the Gifted SIG 3 week Residential Programs www.giftedstudy.com
High quality educational and social opportunities for gifted students.
Gr. 4-11-Amherst College, Bryn Mawr College, Drew University, Emory University, UD Berkeley, UCLA, University of Michigan, Vassar Gr. 7-11 - Princeton University K-6 - Bryn Mawr College, Fairfield University, Manhattanville College, Moorsetown Friends School. Around $4000 depending on location.
Junior National Young Leaders Conference
Sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council CYLC
Programs are designed to inspire outstanding youth to reach their full leadership potential while experiencing the nation and the world from a perspective unlike any other. Gr. 6-12
6-day spring conference or the 10-day summer conference
Presidential Classroom Government, Politics and Issues
Alexandria, Virginia 800-441-6533
Scholars Program; Science, technology & Public Policy; Law & Justice in a Democracy; Global Business & Entrepreneurship; National Security in a Democracy; Future World Leaders Summit $1250 - $1,400 per week.
Hoagies expanded index of Summer and Saturday Programs http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/summer.htm
UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM EDUCATION • LEADERSHIP • PUBLIC SERVICEThe United States Senate Youth
Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The 47th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 7 - 14, 2009. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $5,000 College Scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. http://www.ussenateyouth.org/
U.S. Congressional Page Program
Students serve as a Congressional Page during the junior year in HS and attend Page School that teaches the junior year curriculum. Must have 3.0 GPA minimum and US Citizen. Must be appointed by a member of Congress or Senator. Send letters of interest to your two state Senators and one to your Representative expressing your interest in the program. Send your freshman or early sophomore year. There are only 72 House Pages and 30 Senate Pages. Competition is great.
Volunteer for local organizations, work on political campaigns, be involved, take strong classes and keep grades up. Keep tabs with your senators and representative by phone or letter. Being a page of Congress gives students the best view of government in action!