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     2022 Summer Opportunities

     

    Calling all Sophomores!  HOBY (Youth Leadership Organization) is hosting a 4 day leadership seminar for our current sophomores June 2nd – 5th, 2022 at the ASU West Campus. This program provides students with unique leadership training, service-learning, and motivation-building experiences. For more information about HOBY and applying for the program, please click HERE or contact Ms. Sherrod (Patricia.Sherrod@dvusd.org).  Applications are due by December 7th

     

    Engineering / Math 

    The Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program (JBMSHP) at Arizona State University is now accepting applications for the 2021 summer program (6/13 - 7/23). The JBMSHP is intended for mature and motivated students who are interested in academic careers requiring mathematics, science, or engineering-based coursework and who are typically underrepresented in those fields of study. Students will have an opportunity to earn college credit.  The program is FREE, and the location will be online.  For more information and application, click on this link: https://jbmshp.asu.edu/. Deadline to apply is Feb 28th by 11:59pm

     

    Arizona State University offers a number of summer camp programs at Tonto Creek Camp - SEED (Student Engaging in Entrepreneurial Discovery, STEM, Aspiring Youth. Explore opportunities out-of-doors at Tonto Creek Camp. More information at: http://tontocreekcamp.com/

     

    ASU Summer Programs are available for students grades Kindergarten - 12 in a variety of topics including engineering, leadership, math and the arts. Programs are offered on all four ASU campuses and formats range from day camps to residential programs, where students have the opportunity to live on campus. More information at: https://eoss.asu.edu/access/programs/summer

      

    Duke University offers summer youth programs - Biosciences & Engineering, Leadership, Creative Writing, Video Production, Cryptology, Drone Camp. Apply by Dec 3rd. More information at: https://summersession.duke.edu/

     

    Explore your interest in engineering, math, science, and problem solving at the University of Arizona Summer Engineering Academy (SEA).  Discover engineering majors and careers, dive into design projects, experience life on a college campus, meet lifelong friends, and more. More information and registration available at: engineering.arizona.edu/sea.  Scholarships available! 

     

    Investin is launching the most innovative and all-encompassing set of STEM & Medicine Summer Experiences ever created. They have 11 such experiences on offer ages 15-18, which can transform your students' futures. Choose Your STEM Summer Experience. For more information go to:investin.org

     

    Fine Arts / Language Arts 

     ASU Summer Programs are available for students grades Kindergarten - 12 in a variety of topics including engineering, leadership, math and the arts. Programs are offered on all four ASU campuses and formats range from day camps to residential programs, where students have the opportunity to live on campus. More information at: https://eoss.asu.edu/access/programs/summer

     

    Boston University's Academy of Media Production is offering a summer program opportunity for creative high school students who want to develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, visual effects, webcasts and more.  For more information and application (application due by March 31, 2021), please visit: https://combeyond.bu.edu/workshop/academy-of-media-production/

     

    Brigham Young University offers BYU Design Week, a one-week overnight camp for high school students.  Learn to blend illustration, graphic design, and photography.  More information and registration at: designweek.ce.byu.edu

     

    Duke University offers summer youth programs - Biosciences & Engineering, Leadership, Creative Writing, Video Production, Cryptology, Drone Camp. Apply by Dec 3rd. More information at: https://summersession.duke.edu/

     

    Pratt Institute summer 2021 PreCollege Intensive Program provides students with an opportunity to build their art and design skills, create a portfolio of their work, and explore possibilities for study and employment in creative fields. Classes are modeled after Pratt’s undergraduate curriculum, taught by experienced faculty and alumni in order to provide students with a rich and immersive educational experience. The application-only program equips students with elective college credits accepted at Pratt and most other colleges and universities.

    NOTE: PreCollege programs will continue online through the summer 2021 term, allowing us to maintain Pratt’s high-quality instruction while caring for student and faculty safety. Learn more about Pratt Institute’s COVID-19 response here. You may review our updated course offerings at pratt.edu/precollege.

    NEW: Join our Live Zoom Info Session to learn more!  Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 12:30PM-1:30PM Eastern Time.

     

    Leadership

     
    ANYTOWN is a nationally recognized, award winning leadership and social justice program for youth ages 14-19 at Mingus Mountain Camp in Prescott, AZ, June 13th - 19th.  Anytown brings together a diverse group of students from high schools across the region for a weeklong residential experience. Through interactive workshops, discussions and games delegates explore topics like prejudice, discrimination, and bias. Delegates create a model for an ideal community based on respect, understanding, and inclusivity, in which members not just tolerate, but celebrate each other’s differences. Teens who experience Anytown Leadership Camp leave the program equipped with the tools to increase their ability to foster inclusion and respect among all members of society. For more info and application:https://anytownleadershipcamp.org/anytown-leadership-camp/
     

    ASU RISE Summer Leadership Institute is a free leadership and college readiness program for rising Black/African American high school sophomores, juniors and seniors that are accepted. RISE celebrates and continues the legacy of Black and African American Sun Devils of Arizona State University. The institute provides tools to help students cultivate their leadership abilities as they continue serving at their schools and in the community. Students will also receive resources that will help them navigate the college going process, while gaining insight from Black alumni, staff, students and community members. ASU is an inclusive community that is welcoming to all people of different backgrounds and is proud to offer this institute as we continue our outreach efforts, partners and commitment to Arizona’s Black community.

    Virtual Program Dates: July 19 - July 23, 2021

    Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2021

    To begin your application, enter your email address and click Continue.

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    The Arizona State University Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute is a high-energy leadership program for sophomores and juniors. Selected students participate in a one week program (July 12 - 16) at ASU in workshops and activities exploring higher education, leadership development and community engagement. For information and application, click on this link:  https://eoss.asu.edu/access/cesar-e-chavez-leadership-institute. Deadline to apply is March 7th by 11:59pm.

     

    Arizona State University offers a number of summer camp programs at Tonto Creek Camp - SEED (Student Engaging in Entrepreneurial Discovery, STEM, Aspiring Youth. Explore opportunities out-of-doors at Tonto Creek Camp. More information at: http://tontocreekcamp.com/

     

    ASU Summer Programs are available for students grades Kindergarten - 12 in a variety of topics including engineering, leadership, math and the arts. Programs are offered on all four ASU campuses and formats range from day camps to residential programs, where students have the opportunity to live on campus. More information at: https://eoss.asu.edu/access/programs/summer

     

    Barnard College in partnership with Columbia University will offer a variety of programs this summer in the arts, leadership, STEM, marketing and more. More information at: www.barnard.edu/summer

     

    The Civic Leadership Institute is a one-week, free intensive residential seminar for rising sophomore, junior and senior high school students hosted by the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. More information at: https://scetl.asu.edu/content/civic-leadership-institute

     

    Duke University offers summer youth programs - Biosciences & Engineering, Leadership, Creative Writing, Video Production, Cryptology, Drone Camp. Apply by Dec 3rd. More information at: https://summersession.duke.edu/

     

    The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) is seeking inspiring youth leaders (sophomores, juniors, or seniors) from Arizona high schools to serve on the 2021-2022 Governor's Youth Commission (GYC). If you have a passion for service and leadership, please apply by May 7th, 2021 at 5 pm. For more information and application, please visit: https://goyff.az.gov/councils-commissions/governors-youth-commission/

     

    The Pioneer Prep Leadership Institute at The University of Denver is part of our commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. These three-day programs are designed for rising high school juniors and seniors who are looking ahead to their college experience and want an early look at higher education.  High school students graduating in 2021 and 2022 are eligible to apply.  Check out this video to learn more about this unique program or visit our website. 

     

     Medical / Science

    The Med-Start Health Careers Program is hosted at the University of Arizona -Tucson for 6 weeks from June 4 to July 16, 2022, at the University of Arizona Tucson campus.  Med-Start accepts Arizona students who have a strong interest in the health professions and are currently juniors. Students who are economically disadvantaged, educationally disadvantaged, and/or from groups underrepresented in the health care professions (Hispanic, Native American, or African American), are especially encouraged to apply online by February 1, 2022More About the Med-Start Health Careers Program: https://vimeo.com/340308124

    Where do I apply?

    The Med-Start Health Careers Program ONLINE application, eligibility requirements, and instructions are available ONLINE at www.medstart.arizona.edu 

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    nvestin is launching the most innovative and all-encompassing set of STEM & Medicine Summer Experiences ever created. They have 11 such experiences on offer ages 15-18, which can transform your students' futures. Choose Your STEM Summer Experience. For more information go to:investin.org

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    Do you want to learn about Artificial Intelligence? If so, AI Camp would like to offer full and partial scholarships to interested students at Boulder Creek High School to learn about AI. We already provided scholarships to more than 700 students.  For more information and to apply: https://www.ai-camp.org/

     

    The Barrett Summer Scholars (BSS) program provides students with the opportunity to experience college firsthand and prepare for enrollment and success at Arizona State University and Barrett, the Honors College. The program is designed for academically talented and motivated students entering the 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade in Fall 2021.  For more information and application, click on this link: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss. Deadline to apply is March 7th by 11:59pm

     

    Arizona State University West offers Summer Up Camps. Experience life as a future Sun Devil by living and dining on campus, engaging in college-level coursework, and meeting new friends who share academic interests. Choose from a variety of programs. More information at summerup.asu.edu

     

    Arizona State University offers a number of summer camp programs at Tonto Creek Camp - SEED (Student Engaging in Entrepreneurial Discovery, STEM, Aspiring Youth. Explore opportunities out-of-doors at Tonto Creek Camp. More information at: http://tontocreekcamp.com/

     

    Boston University is offering an Investigative Reporting Summer Workshop for students 14-18 years old. Students will work with award-winning investigative reporters. More information at: www.necir.org/summer

     

    Duke University offers summer youth programs. More information at: https://summersession.duke.edu/. Applications will be available in early December.  

     

    Close Up Washington DC Program has the following opportunities for high school students.

     

    • IMPACT: Justice and Equity: Now more than ever, young people want to play a pivotal role in developing solutions and addressing inequities in the United States. This virtual program equips motivated high school students from across the country with the tools and knowledge they need to become catalysts for change in their communities. Spring Dates: Every Thursday after school, April 15–May 27, 2021; 6:30-8:00pm (EST). Spots still available!

                Summer Dates: July 19–23, 2021; 12:00-4:00pm (EST).

    • Stanford & Close Up Public Policy Course: This virtual public policy course will bring together a diverse cohort of high school students to work on a real-world deliberative democracy project! Students will identify the most important issues facing their generation; gain the knowledge and skills needed to lead deliberations in their schools and home communities; and develop resources and events to encourage youth participation in nationwide deliberations. Dates: June 28–July 9, 2021; 1:00-4:00pm (EST).

     

    The FBI Phoenix division and Phoenix Chapter FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association invite all interested Arizona high school juniors and seniors to apply to the FBI Phoenix Teen Academy. Classes will be held virtually every Thursday starting June 17, 2021 to July 8, 2021, from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. The FBI Teen Academy provides an opportunity for high school students to catch a behind-the-scenes look at the FBI. Upon completion of the course, students will foster a greater understanding of the FBI’s mission and how we serve our citizens, community, and nation.

    Applications can be emailed to px_outreach@fbi.gov for consideration.

    For more information on the FBI Teen Academy and to apply, visit: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/phoenix/community-outreach

     

    HARVARD INTERNATIONALRELATIONS SCHOLARS is one of the nation's only elite virtual programs for aspiring international relations and foreign policy high school students, June 17th - 19th, 2021  Learn from senior government leaders from the NationalSecurity Council, Pentagon, State Department, and more as well as Harvard professors and experts in the field. Final deadline is May 1st. Learn more about the program and apply at: https://www.harvardforeignpolicy.org/harvardirscholarsprogram

     

    Hollins University offers a residential camp experience for rising 9th to 12th grade girls to explore their talents with opportunities in creative writing, theatre, equestrian activities and science. More information at: https://www.hollins.edu/academics/hollinsummer/

     

    IE University is offering a Summer Camp abroad for Sophomores and Juniors.  Students participate in team-building exercises, soft-skill workshops, academic programs all while making friends in an engaging and international environment.  For more information visit: https://static-frm.ie.edu/university/university/ieu-experience/pre-college-activities/summer-program/.  

     

    Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany offers International Summer Camp for high school students.  Young people from all over the world have an opportunity to participate in workshops on issues facing modern societies today.  More information at: www.jacobs-university.de

     

    Landmark College  is offering summer program opportunities for rising high school juniors and seniors with learning differences .  The program provides a taste of college and an opportunity to join a learning community where everyone is dedicated to academic achievement, mutual respect, and personal change and growth.  There is more information at: https://www.landmark.edu/summer/high-school-programs.

     

    The National Hispanic Bar Foundation is offering Future Latino Leaders Law Camp this summer in Washington, D.C. for Latino students who are interested in the law profession. More information and application at: HNBF.org

     

    Smith College is offering a virtual Women of Distinction program for high school seniors Oct 16th &17th, 2021 that highlights the opportunities at Smith for African American, Latina, Asian American and Native American students. Our application goes live on May 1st.  To learn more about the program and to apply, go to: https://www.smith.edu/admission-aid/explore-admission-aid/women-distinction-program

     

    Stanford University is offering the Pre-Collegiate Studies program this summer to select top high school students from around the world. Find programs and peers that share your interests at Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies. For more information about the program and application, please click on this link: https://spcsonlineapp.stanford.edu/files/2021_Summer_Programs_Flyer.pdf

     

    UA is offering ONLINE this Summer to high school students: Arabic Jumpstart Summer Program https://menas.arizona.edu/jumpstart and Arabic Flagship Program https://arabicflagship.arizona.edu. Deadline to apply is May 3 rd.  Apply here: Jumpstart Application Link

     

    United States Naval Academy (USNA) is offering a Summer Seminar for 9th -11th graders to experience life at the Academy and kick-start your application journey for an appointment to the Academy.  For one week in June, you will experience first-class academic, athletic and professional training while building lifelong friendships with campers from all over the country.  For more information and application, click on this link: For more information and application, click on this link:https://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/index.phpDeadline to apply is March 31st.


    The University of Alabama offers UA Early College Summer On Campus.  More information at uaearlycollege.ua.edu