Watch Here for Updated Info on 2017 Summer Learning Opportunities
Information will be updated here regularly to inform students about Summer Learning Opportunities for the Summer of 2017. Many deadlines are just weeks away.
William & Mary Courses in Law for High School Students
The Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT), at the College of William & Mary Law School, in conjunction with the Center for Gifted Education at the William & Mary School of Education, provides interactive and thought-provoking classes for high school students. Fred Lederer, Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, CLCT, exposes high school students to basic topics in law such as what is the law, how it is made, how judges can change the law, and how to resolve disputes.
Courses include Introduction to U.S. Law, Introduction to Torts, Introduction to Evidence, Introduction to U.S. Law, and Introduction to Search & Seizure.
2017 Cybersecurity Summer Academy at NSU
United States Naval Academy — Summer STEM Programs held June 2017 .. click for more info
For rising 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Application deadline is April 15.
Christopher Newport University’s Summer Humanities Institute … click for more info
Application Deadline – March 15
Join Education Unlimited® for a residential summer program on a prestigious college campus this summer. Make lifelong memories with new and old friends, gain access to the very best instructors and learn from an exciting, dynamic curriculum not typically offered in school year institutions.
Link for more information: https://www.educationunlimited.com/pages/all_camps_summary
TCC is offering summer camps for grades 3-12. Please see the link below for more information.
Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts offers 3 programs this summer for students ages 6 and up. See the link below for more information.
Girls Inc. is sponsoring a co-ed summer camp in the Hampton Roads area. See the link below for more information.
The Governor’s School for the Arts is hosting summer camps throughout the month of July. Please see the link below for more information and costs.
The Big Blue Summer Camp is an 8-week day camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 and is an American Camp Association® accredited camp. Big Blue Summer Camp focuses on helping campers develop friendship skills, independence, teamwork, family citizenship, competence, interest in exploration, responsibility, affinity for nature and confidence in problem solving. Every week campers will participate in the following activities: swimming, rock-wall, arts & crafts, and general fun & games. Some weeks will include a field trip to some local attractions. See the link below for more information.
Hampton University is the setting for over 21 special programs during the summer. These programs provide valuable enrichment and academic opportunities for participants of all ages. Some programs are day camps and other are residential. A fee may be required for some programs. Please see the link below for more information about each program.
Summer STEAM is a free, one-week, residential academy intended to inspire and expose rising 6th-8th grade students drawn from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to STEAM content, applied learning, and leadership developing opportunities.
- Governor’s School Summer Residential Academies for 2017 … click for more info
- Each high school selects applicants before February 2017.
- BLAST 2017 Summer Program … click for more info
The Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) Program goal is to increase students’ curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program is for current 8th and 9th graders with STEM interests who have a C+ or greater grade point average (2.3 or greater). Participants may attend BLAST only one time. There is no charge for either of the two three day programs which will tale place at Old Dominion University and Virginia Tech. Applications are due by Feb. 6. For more information, visit http://blast.spacegrant.org/
Phillips Academy Andover Summer Session This 5-week academic program takes place on the campus of Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Participants may choose from among 60 courses. Hybrid and online programs are also available. For more information and to apply go to www.andover.edu/summer.
Duke University Summer Session 2017 Current 10th and 11th graders may consider applying for this month-long summer session that will take place in July 2017. For more information, visit the Duke University Summer Session 2017 website or contact Nicki Charles, Ed.D at email@example.com.
2017 High School Diplomats Program Current sophomores and Juniors may apply for this 10-day “cultural exchange program” that will take place on July 25th-August 5th on the campus of Princeton University. For more information and to apply go to www.highschooldiplomats.com.
Experiment Leadership Institute 2017 There are two opportunities: 1) India Public Health and Community Development; and 2) South Africa Youth Leadership in Peace, Politics, and Human Rights. Both programs develop and enhance leadership skills, language skills, and problem-solving skills as well as cultivate global competency and a complex understanding of the world. Both programs are fully funded and take place over a six-week period in the summer of 2017. Rising seniors may apply but must not be older than 18 years old at the time of the exchange. The application deadline is January 18th. For more information go to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-345-2929.
Experiment Summer Abroad 2017 There are 30 programs in 24 countries. Two new programs are: 1) India Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Social Justice. Participants will learn about modern and traditional healthcare practices and health care access. 2) Brazil Culture and Environmental Sustainability. Participating students learn about Brazil’s culture as well as about the opportunities and challenges facing sustainability and environmental conservation. Both programs develop and enhance leadership skills, language skills, and problem-solving skills as well as cultivate global competency and a complex understanding of the word. The application deadline is January 18th. For more information go to email@example.com or call 1-800-345-2929.