2017 Summer Opportunities
Ages 14 to 18: Anderson University offers several summer camps ranging from boys and girls soccer camps to music (dance, harp, music education, string), design, science and filmmaking. Costs range from $185 to $595 depending on the camp. Dates range as early as June 5-9 to July 20-22. Check them out at anderson.edu/summer-camps
All High School Students: Duke University offers several summer college experiences to high school students. Information can be found at http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students.
Students aged 16 through 17 years old: The Foundation for Rural Telecommunications Service offers 100 students the opportunity to visit our nation’s capital. One student is chosen from each service area. Students will win an all-expenses-paid trip to the Nation’s Capital June 3-7. RTC will be accepting applications through March 24th. They will look at overall scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities and the response to a short essay. Applications are available in the Main Office. If you have any questions you can contact Deron Steiner at 812-486-3211.
Current Sophomores and Juniors and Seniors: The University of Dayton offers a summer program called Entrepreneurship 101 June 18-June 30. The cost is $3,000 and includes instruction, course credit, class materials, meals, housing and excursion fees. You can learn more or apply by March 30 at http://goudayton.edu/entrepreneurship101.
Students ages 7 through 16 with diabetes: Camp John Warvel, Indiana’s camp for children with type 1 or type 2 diabetes June 4 to 10, 2017. It is located at the YMCA Camp Crosley, North Webster, Indiana. There is a $50 deposit and $575 camp fee for a total of $625—financial assistance is available. You can register online at www.diabetes.org/campjohnwarvel . They are also looking for 17 year old “Counselors in Training.” The cost is also a total of $625 and runs from June 3 – 10. Applications can be found at the same site above. After April 21, applications will only be accepted based on availability. There are a limited number of Counselor openings and additional information will be needed. If you have questions you can contact Carol Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-352-9226 x 6732.
Current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors: Indiana State University is again offering a Summer Honor Program July 16 – 22. Applications are now available at www.indstate.edu/academics/experience. Application, a letter of recommendation and a copy of your transcript must be received by the Admissions Office at ISU by June 5th. The letter must be on school letterhead and be written by a teacher, counselor or principal. You can scan and upload the letter into your application, or mail it to Office of Admission, Summer Honors Program, 318 N 6th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809. Payments will not be accepted on-line. The last day for a full refund is June 23. You can receive a 50% refund until July 16.
Current 8th graders through Current Juniors: The University of Southern Indiana’s Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education (/science/) announces a day camp (EMC²) this summer (July 10-14; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.—10:00 – 5:00 Washington time) at the Business and Engineering Center & Applied Engineering Center on the USI campus for “rising 9th to 12th graders. Topics will include CAD Design; Raspberry PI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi ) ; Water Jet Manufacturing’ Python programming with GPIO and a site visit. The registration fee is $150 which is filled on a first-come, first-served basis; lunch is provided and scholarships are available for those who qualify. For more information, go to www.swistem.org; click on Engineering, Manufacturing and Creativity Camp in the red column to the left. You will find the registration link on that page. Application deadline is June 2nd, but remember that it is on a first-come, first served basis. For questions regarding registration, please call 812-228-5022. For answers to questions regarding camp details, contact Dave Ellert at email@example.com.
High School Young Men: The Congregation of Holy Cross offers a 2017 Summer Program. Specifics will be announced in January. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. More information is available at http://oldcollege.nd.edu and www.holycrossvocations.org.
Current Sophomores & Juniors: Washington University in St. Louis announces the dates for their Summer opportunities. You can go to http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu for specific information.
Juniors: Time is running out to apply for Hoosier Girls State (June 18-24, 2017) and Hoosier Boys State (June 11-June 17, 2017). See Mrs. Mundy or Mrs. Craney as soon as possible if you are interested in applying.
Juniors: The Daviess-Martin County REMC sponsors students to take part in the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington D.D. The delegation will meet in Indianapolis on Thursday, June 8 and will return to the headquarters of Indiana Electric Cooperatives the following Thursday, June 15, 2017. Applications to be considered for this tour are available in the Main Office. Application deadline is receipt at the Daviess-Martin County REMC no later than February 17, 2017
Current 8th Grade, Freshmen, Sophomore AND Junior Girls:The University of Southern Indiana (USI) announces the Girls Only (GO) STEM! Camp where you and 23 other young ladies from all corners of the United States will spend time participating in a variety of hands-on activities designed to help you better under4stant the multitude of career opportunities if you choose to embark on a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) focused post-secondary education. Activities will include coding, engineering, 3D printing, healthcare, advanced manufacturing and e-textiles. A field trip will be taken to the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant and Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. The Camp will be held June 25-29 on the USI campus. The fee is $150 which includes all meals, lodging, amusement park admission and inter-camp transportation. Registration Deadline June 2, 2017. Course # 17SSTEM100. A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify. For questions regarding registration, plese call 812-228-5022. For answers to questions regarding camp details, contact Allison Grabert at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit their website at https://swistem.org and click on the GO STEM in the left column on that page for info and registration.
Current 8th Grade, Freshmen, Sophomores AND Juniors: USI will offer an Engineering & Manufacturing Camp (EMC2) for BOTH young men AND women. This is a Day Camp 9:00 AM – 4PM CST (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM our time) July 10-14 sponsored by USI’s STEM Resource Center and the USI Engineering Department. Topics include CAD Design, Raspberry Pi, Water Jet Manufacturing, Python programming with GPIO/ Classes will be held in the Business and Engineering and Applied Engineering Centers. The cost is $150 and classes are filled on a first-, first-served basis; lunch is provided. The Course# is 17SSTEM200. A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify. For more details you can contact Allison Grabert at email@example.com. Visit their website at https://swistem.org and click on the Engineering & Manufacturing Camp in the left hand column for information and registration.