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    The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
    Academy offers four-week and two-week summer intensives. Information is available at www.aada.org

    The American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State
    American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State are the premier programs for teaching how government works while developing leadership skills & an appreciation for your rights as a citizen. As a participant in the program you, will run for office, learn public speaking, create and enforce laws and actively participate in all phases of creating and running a working government in this exciting and fun summer program. February Deadline. See Mrs. Thul in the counseling office for details. 
    For more information:  http://www.boysandgirlsstate.org/

    The American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy

    A 7-Day law enforcement training program for teenagers ages 11-17 that have an interest in and may be planning for a career in law enforcement. http://www.orgsites.com/az/legionalleca/
     
    ASU APP Camp - summer APP camp for students entering grades 9-12 .  The applicants who apply for “Girls Adventures in Developing Apps “ can apply for $250 scholarship by sending a personal statement to navabi@asu.edu.   Information about the camp can be found at: http://cidse.engineering.asu.edu/outreach/camps/appcamp/ 
     
    ASU Barrett Summer Scholars Program: BSS is a unique summer program at Arizona State University for gifted, honors and academically-talented 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students.  This residential program invites students to live on campus, engage in college-level coursework, and participate in a community of peers from across the state. The program helps to prepare students for enrollment and success at ASU and Barrett, the Honors College.
    Application and information available online at https://eoss.asu.edu/bss 
     
    ASU César E. Chávez Leadership Institute (CCLI)
    CCLI is a high energy, interactive one-week leadership program at ASU for sophomores and juniors. Selected students participate is workshops, exploring higher education, develop leadership skills, and participate in a community service project while living on the ASU campus.  http://outreach.asu.edu/ccli

    ASU College of Technology and Innovation
    Startup Academy is an immersive entrepreneurship experience open to juniors and seniors from any Arizona high school. Students will propose ideas, vote to select the best ideas, form teams, and develop the selected ideas into viable business models under the guidance of CTI faculty and experienced entrepreneurship mentors. technology.asu.edu/startupacademy
     
    ASU Collegiate Scholars Academy offers high-achieving current high school students the opportunity to fast track their college experience by enrolling in ASU courses and earning college credits. For more information visit: https://eoss.asu.edu/collegiate-academy/summer   
     
    ASU Digital Culture Summer Institute
    Students engage their artistic and technical sides in a series of short, project-focused modules ranging from producing digital music to coding for games to 3-D printing and projecting mapping. Access to state of the art technology makes this a unique camp experience for future creators, artists, entrepreneurs and engineers. Contact Loren Olsen at loren.olsen@asu.edu for more information and visit http://summer.digitalculture.asu.edu/.
     
    ASU Hunnicutt Future Educators Academy- This exciting, 5 day summer overnight program at ASU is for high school students considering teaching or careers in education.  Learn more and register online at https://education.asu.edu/hunnicutt-future-educators-academy  
     
    ASU Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering Programs
    To learn more about 9-12 engineering programs, visit: http://outreach.engineering.asu.edu or email engineeringoutreach@asu.edu 
     
    ASU Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program
    The JBMSHP is an intense program that allows students to take university-level math courses at ASU during the summer while residing on the Tempe campus. The program pays all student expense including housing, meals, tuition, and supplies. Appications need to be posted by Friday, February15, 2019
    http://mshp.asu.edu/summer-program 
     
     
    ASU 2019 High school Peer-to-Peer Impact Symposium -
    This is a FREE event for any high school student who is interested in learning more about social emotional well-being and how to become a leader of change among their fellow peers. 
    Memorial Union ASU Tempe Campus    July 23, 2019 • 9 a.m.–5 p.m.  Dinner: 5:30–7 p.m.
    Students will learn:

    *Why social emotional well-being is fundamentally important

    *How to impact social emotional wellbeing at their school

    *How to recognize when someone needs help

    *Meaningful and effective strategies for helping others

    *When and how to connect a peer to a helping adult

    Register at: www.eiseverywhere.com/451153

     

    ASU Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs for Children and Adults
    Programs are offered for children 4 yr of age and entering Kindergartners and for grades 1st through 12th, college students and adults. Tuition and material fees vary by program level. Please Ask about our family discount. Programs meet once a week and are available in Northeast and Northwest Phoenix and Glendale. For more information or to register call 1-800-978-9596 or pick up a flyer in the counseling office.

    ASU Writers Workshop Application: High school students interested in growing as a writer this summer will also have an opportunity to get published in Canyon Voices, the online creative writing journal at ASU’s West campus! With the assistance of skilled faculty, students will discover ways to develop creative approaches to writing and to find their voices as writers.  

    ASU Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp: Your students interested in sport journalism can participate in a summer program exclusively for them. This on-campus residential experience puts participants in the middle of the action covering professional sports teams. Students can register before April 15 and save $250.   
      
    ASU Health Institute: 
    The Summer Health Institute @ ASU is for students who are currently in the 11th grade that have indicated an interest in health/health care and ASU. SHI is for students who will be in 12th grade next year/plan to graduate May or June 2020. During the institute, you will be able to experience a variety of health-related activities, including three hours daily of health care simulations such as suturing, IVs and intubation, at Creighton University School of Medicine at Dignity Health's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and ASU’s Edson College of Nursing & Health Innovation’s Simulation Lab. You’ll also spend time interacting with professional health care providers and touring local health care facilities.

    This year, Summer Health Institute will take place from July 7th-July 13th. The week of SHI takes place at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Participants will stay in Taylor Place residence hall during the institute.

    Dates: July 7-13, 2019

    Location: ASU Downtown campus

    Cost: The institute is no cost to participants. Housing, food, materials, and instruction are free. The only cost to participants is their travel to and from the camp.

    Is this a residential program? Yes. Open to in-state and out-of-state students who will be high school seniors during 2019-2020 year.

    Deadline: May 19th including receipt of official high school transcript Visit the website for more information. If you have any questions or you need more information, please contact Kastie Isaac at Katie.Isaac@asu,edu

    ASU Summer  Enrichment Programs

     
    ASU Summer Up Camps
    Experience life as a future Sun Devil by living/dining on campus, engaging in college-level coursework, and meeting new friends with similar academic interests during this week-long program.  Visit summerup.asu.edu for more information.
     
    AZ Central Summer Camps
    Search for summer camps in Arizona. Search by city or by type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Music, Religious, Sports & Outdoor, or general. http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/kids/summercamps.php
     
    Bank of America Student Leaders Program
    Student Leaders recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better. A Student Leader will: work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for 8 weeks, attending the week-long seminar in Washington, DC, develop leadership and career skills, and connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country.  Visit www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders to apply!

    Banner Boswell Medical Center - Junior Volunteer Program
    Banner Boswell’s Junior Volunteer program provides teenagers with the opportunity to learn more about health care and give back to the community and our patients. Junior volunteers work in dozens of roles in nearly all departments, including Pharmacy, our Child Development Center, nursing units and even at our coffee bar. The eight-week program is open to young adults age 14 and older. Applications are mailed to interested teens each spring for the summer program. For more information on volunteering, please call Volunteer Services at (623) 876-5387.
     
    Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center - Scientific Enrichment Program- Volunteer student research assistant opportunities available.  Application deadline is October 1, 2017.  For more information about student programs, visit www.barrowneuro.org or speak with Mr. Lannen in the science department.
     
    Boston University -
    Program Dates: July 8 - August 2, 2019
    Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University's Academy of media Production.
    Program Information and Applications are available at www.bu.edu/amp
    Questions? Contact the program at buamp@bu.edu
     
    Camp Cardiac Tucson- Run by local medical students in 25 cities nationwide, Camp Cardiac is a 1-week summer day camp open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine. Students may learn more and apply by visiting www.campcardiac.org
     
    Cornell University Summer College- Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors to experience an Ivy League university, take university courses, earn college credits and explore majors and career options. Learn more at https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/ or call (607)255-6203.
     
    Duke
    Summer College for High School Students
    This 4 week summer program for students in grades 10-12 is designed to enhance students' readiness for future admission to an undergraduate degree program at a selective and prestigious university or college. Visit http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students to apply.
     
    Summer Academy for High School Students
    This 3 week summer program for students in grades 9-12. The program is designed for personal enrichment and offers a two-part daytime course in Global Citizenship and Leadership and an evening course. Visit http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students to apply.
     
    Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC)
    Summer Bridge Program (Math focused) for recent graduates.  Get paid to earn math credits this summer!  
     
    Emory Pre-College Program
    The Emory Pre-College Program gives college-bound high school students an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. Applications are available at www.college.emory.edu/pre-college 
     
    Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months.
     
    Girls Lead the Way
    High School girls leadership conference that helps guide young women towards a future in STEM.  Conference located at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO.  Register at https://commerce.cashnet.com/swe_mep
     
    Golf School for Teens in Scotland: This summer enrichment program for students aged 12 to 17 is run during the months of July and August.  Classes are open to students of all levels and include golf, tennis, creative arts, English language and Global Entrepreneurship.  In addition to gaining international experience, the program has an emphasis on youth leadership and confidence building. For details and information please visit www.summergolfschooluk.com 
     
    Grand Canyon University Summer Institute: Get a jumpstart on college by spending 5 days on GCU's campus, including a 4 night stay in one of our suite-style dorms! Program for high school sophomores & juniors: June 17-21,2019 and seniors:June 24-28,2019 .
    Programs offered include: Business, Education, FineArts, Honors, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Engineering & Technology & Theology. Scholarship Offering - students who attend a Summer Institute camp will receive a tuitions discount in the amount paid toward their camp registration.
    For more detailed information and to register, visit: gcu.edu/SummerInstitute
     
     
    Grand Canyon University STEM Scholars Program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors allows students to take certain STEM courses at GCU for free over the summer.  If interested, reach out to a GCU dual enrollment counselor at dualenrollment@gcu.edu .
     
    Hands on VISTA Summer Associates: This summer program will help seniors prevent summer loss. Visit  http://1.usa.gov/1xb6pMr to apply online or go to www.handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA for more information.  For additional details about the AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate program or for help with the online application, call Ron Miguel at (602)973-2212 x237 or email ron@handsonphoenix.org.

    Helios Scholars at TGen is the research center's flagship summer internship and research program for Arizona students pursuing careers in bioscience and medicine. Each summer, 45 Helios Scholars spend eight weeks working in TGen's laboratories, receiving one-on-one mentorship from TGen scientists as they pursue new discoveries about serious illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, infectious diseases and many types of cancer. These internships are open to high school, undergraduate and graduate level students. Online applications for next summer's ninth year of the program will be accepted beginning in January. - https://www.tgen.org/education-outreach/academic-year-internships.aspx#.VcOoIbfJCos

    Hoby Youth Leadership
    Be a part of the nation's premiere leadership organization by registering your sophomore for a once in a lifetime experience as a HOBY Ambassador. Please complete the attached application and return to Mrs. Thul in the counseling office.
     
    iD Tech Camps
    Ages 7-17 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, dive into Fortnite, print 3D characters, work with AI, and more! Held at Arizona State, Stanford, MIT, and 150+ campuses nationwide. This summer, your child can explore a prestigious campus, make new
    friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of 350,000 iD Tech alumni.
     
    Indiana State's Summer Honors
     
    LC Summer Programs:
     
    • 3-week High School Summer Program is designed for students who struggle to keep up and want to prepare for their future by experiencing a college atmosphere. Through experiential and practical learning activities, rising high school juniors and seniors develop smarter writing techniques and integrate better daily academic habits. Students who show strong academic potential and have challenges related to autism or a similar diagnosis are invited to look into our Social Pragmatics Track.
    • NEW! We’re excited to announce Preparing Students for College Success in partnership with Johnson & Wales University-Denver. 2-week program in Denver, CO for high school students focused on Executive Function (EF) skills development. Students will learn to apply writing processes, understand their strengths and learning style and integrate strategies for academic success in culinary arts or sports management electives.
    • 2-week Transition to College Program gives college-bound high school graduates the opportunity to practice and prepare for the crucial first semester of college. This “taste” of college life provides students with stronger self-advocacy, academic, and organizational skills necessary for success.
    • 5-week Summer Session for Visiting College Students helps students discover new learning strategies for success. Students will learn from professors who understand the challenges and frustrations students with learning difficulties experience.
    • 5-Day Intensive Workshop for Success in Berkeley, CA is for new and continuing college students looking to develop strategies to be better prepared and more confident as they begin fall classes. LC instructors will introduce strategies for test-taking, time management techniques, note-taking skills and more.
    • Want more information about our summer programs and talk about the right option for your student? Please contact me – I’m here to help! Carroll Pare� Senior Director for Outreach, Partnerships, and Short-Term Programs cpare@landmark.edu 802-387-6885.
     
    Miami University - Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors.  Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intensive, 2-week program on Miami's campus exploring a topic of their choice alongisde leading faculty and professional experts.
     
    Midwestern University – Arizona Summer Medical Programs for High School Students
    Join MWU faculty and students for a FREE hands-on look at health professions. Download a printable application and sample schedule at: http:www.midwestern.edu/AZHealthCareersInstitute 

    Midwestern University – Health Careers Institute for High School Students - July 11-20, 9:00am- 4:00pm daily. In-depth health career exploration and hands-on labs for 48 hand-selected Juniors & Seniors. Please visit website for more information. Applications are available online in December at http:www.midwestern.edu/AZHealthCareersInstitute 
    are due  on April 1, 2019
     
     
    National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC)
    NSLC is an education organization dedicated to preparing high school students for leadership roles.  Students have an opportunity to learn from national and world leaders, engage in collaborative hands-on simulations, explore a future career and experience life on a college campus.  To learn more, please visit http://www.nslcleaders.org  
     
    National Youth Science Camp (NYSC)
    This annual program rewards two high-achieving high school students from each state in the U.S. with a fully funded summer camp experience dedicated to scientific exploration. The nearly month-long program centered in West Virginia includes lectures and hands-on research projects presented by scientists from across the nation.
    For more information and to apply visit http://education.azgovernor.gov/edu/stem 
     
    Northern Arizona University – STAR Program (Successful Transition and Academic Readiness)
    The STAR Program is innovative and exciting and helps NAU freshmen make the important transition from high school to college. All applicants will have to complete the STAR Interest Form found online at www.nau.edu/star
     
    Northern Arizona University Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Journalism Workshop
    Only 20 students will have the opportunity to produce professional quality radio and television productions and work alongside the staff of NAZToday, Northern Arizona's only local news station, learning how to report, shoot and edit local news stories for a live broadcast.  First preference will go to juniors and seniors who complete the application and write a competitive essay. To apply go to http://nativeamericanbroadcastworkshop.org/ and complete and submit the essay.  
     
    Norwich University
    Future Leader Camp is a 2-week program that develops leadership potential in high school students.  It is an adventure camp that builds understanding of small-group leadership techniques, leadership ethics, teamwork, problem solving, and communication.  For more information, go to http://www.norwich.edu/undergraduate-admissions/leadership-camps-weekends/flc/ .
     
    NYU
    Precollege summer programs for high school students.  Get a taste of college life by taking courses in New York City.  To learn more about the programs, visit nyu.edu/highschool .
     
    Oral Roberts University
    ORU Early College for High School Students provides a whole person–spirit, mind and body–education in the context of a vibrant Christ-centered community. High school students will have the opportunity to earn up to eight college credit hours towards the degree of their choice.  Visit http://www.oru.edu/earlycollege/ for more information.
     
     Oxford Advanced Studies Program
    The Oxford Advanced Studies Program offers a superb academic curriculum in a range of subjects, taught through stimulating small group seminars and weekly one-on-one tutorials. For more information, visit www.oasp.ac.uk 
     
    Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering. We would very much appreciate if you could pass this information along to any high school principals, high school science teachers or high school students you may know. Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the September 26, 2019 application deadline.
    Additional information can be found on our website: www.perryinitiative.org
    The application may be accessed directly using the following link: http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/
     
    Society of American Military Engineers
    The Society of American Military Engineers offers a very unique series of engineering camps designed for High School students who excel in math, science and technical courses and are interested in pursuing engineering in college. These one–week camps are high energy, hands–on events for students from across the country and around the world. The camps are led by a professional staff of engineers from both private industry and the military services. http://www.same.org/STEMCAMPS
     
    South Mountain Community College Minority Male Summer Institute
    This opportunity is for graduating male minority students. Visit http://www.southmountaincc.edu/math-science-engineering/minority-male/ for information.
     
    Southwest High School Scholars
    A summer enrichment program for rising high school seniors from CO, NM and AZ. Applications are available at www.ColoradoCollege.edu/precollege
     
    Space Center Houston
    Opportunity for 13-17 year old students to become a Mars Trekker. Learn firsthand from MARS specialists, NASA engineers, scientists and teachers and astronauts on the International Space Station(ISS). For more information call (281)244-2145 or visit globalsummit@spacecenter.org
     
    Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
    These programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools.  Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching.  Students in the residential programs get a taste of college life on the beautiful Stanford campus.
    To learn more about the program and the application process, visit: spcs.stanford.edu/explore.
     
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    Summer program for rising high school seniors and juniors in Engineering & Science, Business, and Technology, Society & the Arts.  Participants gain hands-on experience, connect with industry professionals, experience campus life and attend college-prep workshops.  Learn more and apply here.
     
    Syracuse Summer College for High School Students
     
    Tufts Summer Study
    Tufts Summer Study offers rich opportunities to explore new interests, experience college life, and prepare for your future. Visit go.tufts.edu/summer for a complete course listing or call (617)627-2000 for information.
     
    Tulane University
    Tulane Summer Enrichment Institute offers a variety of course options for high school students in topics ranging from Computer Science and Robotics to Environmental Studies and Biomedical Engineering.  For more information, visit their website.
     
    United States Naval Academy STEM program
    This summer program focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for rising 8th-11th graders who are interested in pursuing a course of study in engineering and technology throughout high school and college. Details and applications available at www.usna.edu/admissions/stem
     
    UA Medicine
    Summer Scrubs is a University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix program designed to inspire Arizona high school students to explore health care related careers. Located in downtown Phoenix and lasting one week, the program includes hands-on activities, field trips, simulation and related lab experiences plus lectures from medical students, faculty and community members. 
     
    UA Summer Engineering Academy is a series of weeklong residential camps held on the University of Arizona campus for students passionate about engineering and science. This is a great opportunity for rising 9th-11th graders to explore engineering careers, get to know the University of Arizona, and meet lifelong friends. For more information, go to: http://www.engineering.arizona.edu/k12/k12_SEA

    UA Eller College of Management
    Ernst and Young has teamed with The University of Arizona's Eller College of Mangement Accounting Department to provide students who are underrepresented in undergraduate business classes with an opportunity to explore the business field and become involved in the Eller Community. This program is for high school juniors. Flyer and application are available here.
     
    UA New Start Summer Program
    New Start is a comprehensive, six-week summer bridge program designed to help incoming freshmen succeed in the transition from high school to college.
    http://newstart.arizona.edu/

    UA Engineering Academy
    Students who attend the Summer Engineering Academy will investigate careers available in engineering. This is a weeklong residential program for High School students.  Scholarships available http://www.engineering.arizona.edu/future
     
    UA Future Health Leaders Camp at the University of Arizona's Main Campus in Tucson, Arizona is residential summer camp for incoming Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who are interested in Health Sciences. Follow this link for full details & application: http://gvahec.org/fhl-camp/
     
    UA Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance
    This is a 7-week, paid research program for high school sophomores and juniors. Students who are financially, educationally, and/or socially disadvantaged are paid the minimum federal hourly wage for 40 hours a week for the duration of the program. http://www.ignorance.medicine.arizona.edu

    UA Astronomy Camp
    Arizona’s longest running summer camp! This program is for middle and high school students. Campers reside in "Sky Island" environments at the summits of Mt. Lemmon and Kitt Peak National Observatory http://astronomycamp.org
     
    UA Business Careers Awareness Program(BCAP) Residential Program
    Junior students can learn about career opportunities in business and accounting while experiencing first-hand college life through on-campus housing at UA. Information and application found at http://accounting.eller.arizona.edu/bcap/.
     
    UA Business Careers Awareness Program(BCAP) Experience Day
    A one day experience at UA for Junior students who are interested in careers in business and accounting. Information and application found at http://accounting.eller.arizona.edu/bcap/

    UA Camp Architecture
    CAMP Architecture is a five-day sequence of highly orchestrated workshops. The program is designed for middle and high school students. Cost: $385 (does not include accommodations or food.) http://cala.arizona.edu/  

    UA College of Medicine- Phoenix- Mini Medical School 3.0
    A fascinating community lecture series open to the public.  Mini-Medical School 3.0 will host renowned experts who break down trending health topics for the Arizona community - ages 14 and up. These FREE events are held at the College of Medicine and will enable students interested in medicine to gain valuable perspective on the current state of healthcare and to hear from renowned experts. Contact Barbara Quinlan at 602-827-2024 or bquinlan@email.arizona.edu  or visit http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu.

    UA Med-Start Program
    This is a 5-week program for minority, low income, & first generation students interested in health careers. Students must be High School Juniors.
    Approx. $2,100 (Includes registration fees, meals, residence hall, books and supplies.) Financial aid is available http://www.medstart.arizona.edu

    UA Center for English as a Second Language CESL will offer Intensive English language instruction for non-native English speaking teens ages 13-17. Students will improve their English, develop new friendships, and have fun learning a second language! Students learn and use English in classes taught by experienced, enthusiastic ESL teachers. Students are placed into classes by proficiency level and receive 4 hours of language instruction per day, Monday-Friday, in University of Arizona classrooms where all language skills are emphasized. Lessons and materials are designed specifically for teen learners. On Saturdays, the students attend recreational/cultural excursions in and around Tucson. On these excursions, the teens have a chance to speak and listen to English in real world settings. For more information, please visit http://www.cesl.arizona.edu/teen

    UA Writing Skills Improvement Program The Summer Writing Institute for Writing and Thinking across the Curriculum is a 3-week long, competitive writing program for both native and near-native English speaking high school students and teachers. Participants will work together as a community of writers to develop basic skills, awareness, and confidence in writing and presenting. Activities and events on the UA campus will be available to all participants and integrated into the program. Visit http://wsip.arizona.edu/summer-institute-writing-and-thinking-across-curriculum for more information.

    UA National Center for Interpretation The University of Arizona’s Professional Language Development Project (PLDP), hosted by the National Center for Interpretation, is a 3-week intensive program for Spanish/English bilingual juniors and seniors from Tucson-area high schools.  The PLDP offers training in translation and interpretation, introducing bilingual students to the values of their bilingualism and its many professional benefits.  PLDP students have the opportunity to work with some of the best professional interpreters in the country, as well as attend professional level presentations on weaponry, forensics, and areas that are important for court or medical interpreters. The PLDP will run from July 7-July 23, 8am-3pm, Monday-Friday.  The program is free to students, but space is limited.  More information, as well as a brochure and application, can be found on the PLDP website:  http://nci.arizona.edu/preponline-pldp

    University of Pittsburgh: The Bridge College Prep and Leadership Academy students strengthen their leadership skills and gain a competitive edge in the college application process. https://www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/ccld/lead/bridge/
     
    USC Students in grades 10-12 can apply to attend a University of Southern California 4- or 2-week summer program.  USC Summer Programs offer students a preview of "freshman year" through its college immersion experience.  Students explore Los Angeles as a laboratory for cultural learning beyond the traditional classroom.  Their programs are designed to combine college level course work, academic field trips, and structured extracurricular activities.  Students may visit summer.usc.edu for more information and instructions on how to apply.
     
    University of Texas- Summer
    Students in grades 9-12 can experience UT and prepare for college. Courses are taught by UT and UT Medical School faculty.  Download courses, more information and scholarship applications available at http://www.summerdiscovery.com/
     
    University of Washington (Seattle)- "The Game Experience"
    The Game Experience is a comprehensive, integrated and all-inclusive game camp for students in grades 10-12.   It includes a combination of Life Cycle Learning, next level activities, game company tours and a world-class travel experience highlighting Seattle’s best attractions, sights, sounds, cuisine and experiences.
    Email hello@experienceamerica.com for more information.
      
    Youth Ambassador Exchange Program Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassador Exchange Program (YAEP) is actively seeking applicants to serve as Youth Ambassadors in 2016. This is a unique international exchange program tailored for the City of Phoenix. Applications are available online and will be due no later than 5:00 pm on Dec. 18, 2015. Visit www.phoenixsistercities.org
     
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Sophomores and Juniors
    Washington University's high school summer programs provide academically talented high school students who have completed their sophomore or junior year with a unique opportunity-the chance to try out college, the ability to earn college credit, and the excitement of living and bonding with fellow students from around the country and the world. As a student in our High School Summer Experiences, you will develop important skills to give you a head start toward your college career. Email: summerexperiences@wustl.edu
     
    Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston
    SummerFAB is a 4-week "design and build" program for high school students with an interest in design and fabrication.  For more information, go to http://legacy.wit.edu/summerfab/.
     
    Yale- Young Global Scholars Program
    An intensive academic summer experience on the Yale University campus designed for high school student leaders. The program is open to current sophomores and juniors. http://globalscholars.yale.edu  for more information and to apply online.
     
    Young Ambassadors Program: Smithsonian Latino Center

    The Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at fostering the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources. YAP is a college preparatory and leadership program encouraging participants to explore various academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience. http://www.latino.si.edu/education/yap