The Lithonia/Stone Mountain Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2008 Debutant Program for rising 11 th and 12 th graders. Interested young ladies should plan to attend an information session on Saturday, April 21, at Redan High School ; or contact Debra Brooks at 770-819-0829 or Donna King at 404-234-6500. Applications and additional information are available in the MHS Career Center .
Communities In Schools – is pleased to announce its annual CIS Leadership Institute. CIS Leadership Institute is a week long residential summer experience designed to build skills and expose students to people and activities that will help them develop a plan for future success. This opportunity is open to high school students in grades 9 –12, including rising 9 th graders. New and exciting ideas and activities are planned for this year's Institute and the cost for participation is $350 for students and adult chaperones. This price includes food and lodging for the five days and four nights at Emory University and an administrative fee of $25 to cover the cost of transportation, snacks and processing expenses. A limited number of scholarships might be available for students needing assistance for this very unique and valuable experience. Please notify me if you have identified a youth that can benefit from attending the CIS Leadership Institute , but may need the help of a scholarship. Application criteria and additional information are available in the MHS Career Center . Deadline April 23, 2007
Georgia Tech – is pleased to announce its annual Career Discovery Program in Architecture. The program will take place June 11 th – 29 th and is open to rising juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in architecture. A limited number of scholarships might be available for students needing assistance for this very unique and valuable experience. Students are selected on a first come first serve basis. Applications and additional information are available on line at www.coa.gatech.edu/admissions/career_disc/ . Deadline May 1
Boston University - is pleased to announce its annual Secondary School Program (SSP). Every summer, motivated high school students from the United States and abroad who have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior, year experience college life at Boston Unviersity. Nomination materials and additional information are available on line at www.bu.edu/summer/highschool . Interested students are encouraged to apply ASAP. Deadline May 1
Shorter College – is pleased to announce its annual Summer Art Institute for students who are interested in pursuing Fine Arts Career in musical theatre, theatre, voice, and piano. The program is designed for students entering 9 th – 12 th grade, as well as those students who have just graduated from high school and who are getting ready to enter college. Applications and additional information are available on line at www.shorter.edu/summerarts.asp . Deadline May 21st
Kennesaw State University – is pleased to announce its annual ABLE Student Organization Open House. This program offers student with disabilities an opportunity to take an in depth look at Kennesaw State University . This event will take place on July 16, 17 and 18, 2007 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and is open to all perspective KSU applicants and attendees. Applications and additional information are available on line at www.kennesaw.edu/clubs/able/events . Deadline OPEN
The 21st Century Leaders - is pleased to announce its annual Summer Leadership program. This week long program is designed to increase the number, skills and diversity of Georgia 's future leaders by offering high-level leadership development training to high school students. Since 1991 over 3,000 students from 181 high schools have become 21st Century Leaders. Summer Leadership Institutes are held at different Georgia colleges, including Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Applications are accepted on an ongoing first come first serve basis. Applications and additional information are available on line at www.21stcenturyleaders.org . Deadline OPEN
The Junior Statesman Foundation - is pleased to announce its annual Junior Statesmen Summer School and Junior Statesmen Symposia. Junior Statesman Summer Schools are designed for outstanding high school students who are not graduating in 2007. While U.S. citizenship is not required for admission, an excellent command of the English language, both written and oral is necessary. Junior Statesmen Symposia are designed for high school students residing in the state or region where the program takes place. They are open to any high school student interested in taking a behind-the-scenes look at leadership and politics in state or local government. Students graduating in June 2007 are not eligible to attend. Nomination materials and additional information are available on line at https://www.jsa.org . Interested students are encouraged to apply ASAP application deadlines may vary by location.
Program Dates and Tuition
Summer Schools (Tuition is $4,150)
Georgetown Session I: June 17 – July 8
Georgetown Session II: July 15 – August 5
Princeton and Yale: June 24 – July 19
Stanford: July 1 – July 26
Texas: May 29 - June 1 (The University of Texas at Austin, $370)
California: August 7 - August 10 (The University of California, Davis, $460)
Los Angeles: July 29 - August 1 (University of Southern California, $460)
Ohio: August 7 - August 10 (The Ohio State University, $360)
Washington : August 7 - August 10 (The University of Washington , $350)
New Jersey : August 13 - August 16 ( Princeton University , $480)
Harvard University - is pleased to announce its annual Secondary School Program (SSP). Every summer, approximately 1,000 motivated high school students from the United States and abroad who have completed their senior, junior, or sophomore year experience college life at Harvard , America 's oldest university. SSP students take college courses for college credit. They choose from among 200 Harvard Summer School courses in 45 liberal arts fields. Many courses are taught by Harvard faculty who teach the same courses to Harvard undergraduates during the academic year. Credits earned are recorded on an official Harvard transcript and are transferable toward a future undergraduate degree at most colleges and universities. Nomination materials and additional information are available on line at http://www.ssp.harvard.edu/ . Interested Students are encouraged to apply ASAP application deadlines may vary by session.
Washington Workshops – is pleased to announce its annual Washington Internship Experience for high school students. The Washington Workshops arranges Congressional internships on Capitol Hill or politically related office assignment throughout our nation's capital. Nomination materials and additional information are available on line at www.workshops.org . Interested students are encouraged to apply ASAP application deadlines may vary by location.
Additional Summer Ideas – 2007
Students: Check out your favorite college website for interesting things to do this summer. Register early…many are due in March! This is just a short list of opportunities sent from another high school.
Medical College of Georgia : June 2-July 20, application online at http://www.mcg.edu/careers/specop/apply.htm
College Tours of America : ‘College Camp' is housed at Emory U: focus on finding the right college for each individual plus tours. www.collegetoursofamerica.com
Barnard College , NYC: One-week or four-week liberal arts programs for students who have completed 10 th or 11 th grade. www.barnard.edu/pcp
Oxbridge Academic Programs: The ‘ Oxford ', ‘ Cambridge ' or ‘French' Prep experience www.oxbridgeprograms.com
Harvard Summer School: June 23-August 17 www.ssp.harvard.edu
Summer Institute for the Gifted: residential sessions for students in grades 4-11 at various campuses on the east coast. Call Amanda Ritz toll-free at 1-866-303-4744 ext. 5159 to receive more information.
Carnegie Mellon: June 30-August 10 summer pre-college programs www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college
Young Judaea : Summer enrichment programs. Email email@example.com or 1-800-725-0612
The Putney School (VT): ‘Summer Programs 2007', Focused studio intensive workshops in the arts. www.putneyschool.org/summer or 1-802-387-6297
Northwestern University : College Prep www.northwestern.edu/collegeprep
Northwestern University : Film & video Production for high school students www.northwestern.edu/nhsi
West Point Military Academy : ‘Summer Leaders Seminar 2007' http://admissions.usma.edu
Princeton Review College Discovery Experience: Intensive two-week college admissions prep program featuring dozens of college visits for 10th and 11 th graders. www.summerfun.com
Converse College (SC): ‘CSI Forensics Camp' for rising 10 th -12 th grade males and females; ‘Ladies Learning and Leading' (females); ‘Young Writers Workshop' and ‘Visual Arts Workshop'. www.converse.edu/summercamps
University of Alabama : ‘ Capstone Business Academy ', 10-day residential program www.cba.ua.edu/summeracademy
Junior Statesmen Summer School: located on campuses of Georgetown , Princeton , Yale and Stanford: college-level courses, student debates, speakers program. www.jsa.org/summer
Washington University in St. Louis : Design and visual arts, art and architecture discovery programs. http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu
Friends World Program: Global studies curriculum, year-long experiences in other cultures and integrates them into a progressive four-year Bachelor of Arts degree program. www.brooklyn.liu.edu/fw
University of Texas at Austin : ‘ Summer Academy in Architecture', five weeks, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-512-471-9890
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AMERICADA: www.aada.org to learn more about their programs.
Chattahoochee Nature Center : work at the Nature center in Roswell , GA for the summer at Camp Kingfisher, which is an environmental educational day camp. www.chattnaturecenter.com/kingfisher
Philadelphia Area Catholic College Tour: Visit 11 colleges in 5 days. Contact Peter Schauster at Cabrini College , 1-610-902-8551
Northfield Mt. Hermon School : Middle school program, College Prep and ESOL programs as well as ‘New Zealand Summer Abroad'. Email email@example.com or www.nmhschool.org 1-413-498-3290
Syracuse University Summer College for H.S. students: Many different programs including music. www.summercollege.syr.edu or 1-315-443-5297
Davidson College : ‘July Experience' www.davidson.edu/julyexperience
Columbia University : NYC and Barcelona www.ce.columbia.edu/hs
Cushing Academy : ‘Summer Session' includes traditional classes, studio art, critical skills and ESOL taught by master level teachers plus fun trips in New England and entertaining campus events. www.cushing.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sewanee, The University of the South: ‘Bridge Program' in math and science for minority students www.sewanee.edu/brigeprogram
Sewanee, The University of the South: ‘Young Writers' Conference': workshops in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. July 1-14 www.sewanee.edu/ywc/ or e-mail email@example.com
Duke University : ‘TIP Program' (Talent Identification Program) for grades 9-12, pre-college, domestic and international field studies, and two-week institutes. www.tip.duke.edu or 1-919-668-9100
Auburn University : Architecture, design, engineering and world affairs workshops and summer camps. www.auburn.edu/outreach
Boston University : ‘High School Honors': A 6-week residential program and ‘Summer Challenge', a two-week residential program for high school students. www.bu.edu/summer/highschool for more information
Juniors: Don't forget that Spring Break and summer vacation is a good time to visit a college. Check college websites for visitation days and to make reservations for a tour. Sometimes you can even spend the night and attend a class.