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Summer Ventures Description: Summer Ventures is a 4 week, cost-free, statewide science and math enrichment program for students with proven academic ability, motivation in the STEM fields of study, and emotional maturity. Summer Ventures takes students beyond the traditional boundaries of high school science and mathematics while exploring topics of interest to them and learning experimental design, laboratory skills, instrumentation, mathematical modeling, strategies in mathematical problem solving and more. Application Date: Taking applications from October 1 to January 15th each year Attendance Dates:  Web Adress:

Duke Summer Session Description: We are happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for our life-changing summer programs at Duke University. Whichever program you choose you will find that Duke Summer Session is committed not only to building lifelong memories and friendships from around the world, but to laying the foundation for a future of collegiate success. It is for this reason that students regularly report that our programs strengthened their college application. Application Date: April 15 Attendance Dates: See program for attendance dates Web Adress:

Boys and Girls State Summer Leadership Program Description: Tar Heel Boys' and Girls' State is an intense one-week work shop concentrating on North Carolina government and politics. It's a leadership program of action where participants learn good government at the city, county, and state levels. It also teaches that preservation of our form of government depends upon intelligent, informed, and loyal citizens in combination with honest and impartial administration of government activities. Application Date: March 15 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress: Boys: www.facebook/TarHeelBoysState Girls:

George Washington University Pre-College Summer Programs Description: Multiple program opportunities to include Arts, Business, Government, STEM, Bio Medical Engineering, Communications, etc. Check the website for exact availability, program date, and cost. Application Date: Program deadline: May 1 Scholarship deadline: March 1 Attendance Dates: Multiple Programs: Online program starts on May, All other programs start on or after June. See website for details Web Adress:

Camp Hope 2019: A Camping Opportunity for Children with an Incarcerated Parent Description: Christ Church sponsors Camp Hope which is a week long summer camp for children who have a parent in prison. The purpose of the ministry is to break the cycle of incarceration for the children. The church provides coordination, registration of campers, scholarships and adult volunteers who go to camp with the children. Volunteers are needed to pray, make calls, send cards, help with arrangements, and assist in registration as well as serving as Adult Volunteers to go to camp Application Date:  Attendance Dates: July 2022 Web Adress: Contact Us Terry Brubaker, Coordinator PO Box 1246 New Bern, NC 28563 252-514-9550

VetCamp (University of Georgia Athens) Description: We are now accepting applicants to our VetCAMP 2019, which is scheduled for June 16-22, 2019. This program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. It’s a great experience and the students have a lot of fun while also learning about the profession. For more information visit our website. Application Date: January 25 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress:

Institute For Future Agricultural Leaders - NC A&T State University Description: The IFAL program is a 1 week residential program for rising high school seniors sponsored through the NC Farm Bureau. Students are exposed to the academic and research programs in the College of Ag and Enviro Sciences, and are familiarized with careers in the food, agricultural and environmental sciences. In addition, students gain experiences in leadership by participating in leadership training seminars, touring the NC General Assembly, and meeting governmental officials. Application Date: March 2022 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress: The IFAL application and program information can be found at the following link:

NC Co-Op Leadership Camp Description: Each summer, the Council holds a week-long, overnight camp for youth, held at the NC FFA Center at White Lake, NC. Open to rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, this camp features energetic and interactive workshops and presentations, outdoor recreation, leadership development, team building activities and small group sessions with an emphasis on how cooperatives operate. Application Date: March 2022 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress:

Stanford Summer Institutes: Programs are offered for Mathematics, Art, Humanities, and Pre-Collegiate Studies Description: Please refer to the brochure and program information on the provided website for the descriptions of the multiple programs offered by Stanford University. Application Date: Please refer to the brochure and program information for application deadlines as each program has its own deadline Attendance Dates: Please refer to the brochure and program information for that programs attendance dates Web Adress:

NYU Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs: Arts & Media, Business, Humanities, STEM, and Education & Health Description: Check the NYU website for program specific information. Application Date: Check the NYU Website for program specific application deadlines Scholarships are available for these programs and the scholarship deadline is April 2022 Attendance Dates: Check the NYU Website for the program specific attendance dates. Web Adress:

NC Page Program (includes information on the Governors Page, Senate Page, House Page, and Youth Legislative Assembly Programs) Description: PLease refer to the individual program website for more information and to apply Application Date: February 2022 Attendance Dates: Please check the individual sites for the dates that you may register for. Web Adress: Govenors Page: Senate Page: House Page: Youth Legislative Assembly

NCDPI Student Leadership Institute I AM CHARACTER… I AM LEADERSHIP… I AM SERVICE... This is the mantra chanted by participants of the annual Student Leadership Instituted hosted by the NC Department of Public Instruction. Description: In its eighth year, the institute, is designed to prepare students to take active roles in their schools and communities through service experiences that are aligned to the curriculum. It is divided into three cohorts: (1) rising fourth and fifth graders, (2) rising sixth through eighth graders, and (3) rising ninth through twelfth graders. Prospective participants register as a team of 4-6 students with at least one adult mentor from their school or district. Application Date: April 2022 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress:

Leader In Training Program (LIT) 2022 at Camp Don Lee Description: This four-week, intensive leadership experience is well-regarded in our region and offers a memorable & life changing experience that challenges participants mentally, physically and spiritually. The LIT program prepares youth for leadership in their schools, churches and communities. LITs have the opportunity to earn Red Cross First Aid, CPR, & Lifeguard, Wilderness First Aid and US Sailing counselor or apply for consideration for Advanced Counselor Training. Application Date: 16 spaces available for each session (8 males and 8 females) November 2022 LIT selection is a highly competitive process and we encourage you to submit your completed application and three reference letters as soon as possible. Attendance Dates: 2020 Sessions Session I: June 2022 Session II: July 2022 Web Adress:

University of Southern California Summer Programs USC Summer Programs offers scholarships for military dependents. Description: Programs for 10th and 11th graders with a 3.5 or higher GPA. For more information on the program please visit the website Application Date: Jan 2022 Attendance Dates:  Web Adress: Scholarship Application Link: Martha Guy Summer Institute (MGSI) Description: Two weeks of summer...Lifelong impact MGSI offers a unique opportunity for current high school juniors to gain an immeasurable amount of business knowledge and experience. This year we are seeking 24 students to participate in the 17th cohort that will include two weeks of classroom instruction, an entrepreneurial project, professional/leadership development, and regional travel and/or interaction with business professionals. Application Date: Application Opens Dec 2021 Application Deadline: Feb 2022 Attendance Dates: July 2022 Web Adress: or Facebook:

National Youth Science Camp Description: The NYSCamp is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program hosted in the eastern mountains of West Virginia. Students will have an opportunity to conduct research at the nearby Green Bank Observatory and to explore the surrounding Monongahela National Forest through backpacking, mountain biking, caving, rock-climbing, and kayaking. Application Date: February 2022 Attendance Dates: June 2022 Web Adress:

Spring Break Art Camp Description: Full and half day camps Application Date: The application Attendance Dates: April 2022 Web Adress:

SATELLITE STEM Camp Description: SATELLITE is a five day STEM outreach & leadership development program with the goal of exposing high school sophomores across under served communities in NC to STEM careers and post-secondary educational opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of STEM activities including, but not limited to: a field trip to the Museum of Natural Sciences, & workshops in paper sci., engineering, textiles, & agri. & life sciences led by NCSU faculty & students. Application Date: Feb 2022 Attendance Dates: May 9th to the 13th Web Adress:

Rotary Youth Leadership Program Description: Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership program coordinated by Rotary Clubs around the globe. In our Rotary District, current high school sophomores (10th grade) and current high school juniors (11th grade) are sponsored by Rotary Clubs to attend the event run by the club's district committee. Participants are chosen for their leadership potential. Rotary Clubs and the Rotary District cover all expenses for the participants. Application Date: February 2022 Attendance Dates: RYLA for our district will take place at the Eastern 4-H Center, in Columbia, NC in April 2022. Web Adress: Russ Haddad: Lauren Piner: Maegen Wilson:

USC Summer Programs Description: AREAS OF STUDY Architecture • Business • Engineering & Information Technology • Global Studies • Journalism • Performing Arts: Summer Theatre Conservatory • Pre-Health & Science • Pre-Law • Writing & Critical Thinking USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through a diverse offering of 4-week summer courses. Accepted students to the USC Summer Programs will balance academic and campus life, have access to USC faculty who are leaders in their Application Date: Jan 2022 Attendance Dates: June to July 2022 Web Adress: