FUTURE HEALTH LEADERS SUMMER CAMP - All high school students interested in a health career are invited to attend a two week summer camp at NAU or Yavapai College. Participants will discover many health careers, develop leadership skills and participate in lots of fun activities. The camp is FREE! Housing, meals, and the costs of all activities are included. Some of the activities include hiking, swimming, participating in a ropes/challenge course, going on field trips to the Lowell Observatory and local health care facilities, and partaking in workshops on First Aid, CPR, and current health issues. Apply online by clicking here!
*Are you looking for an adventure this summer?
The Petrified Forest National Park will hire up to 12
youth in a YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS (YCC)
non-residential program for 8 weeks with employment
beginning on June 7 and will continue through July 30.
Eligibility criteria is: US citizen, be 15 years old by June
15, but not attained the age of 19 by August 30, have
a social security card, no history of serious criminal or
other anti- social behavior, able to obtain parental/guardian
consent to enroll in the YCC program, provide a medical history
signed by parent/guardian, and be able to provide the proper
work clothing. Applications must be received in the Petrified
Forest National Park Personnel Office by April 15. Call 928-524-
Northland Pioneer College FAST TRACK! This is FREE summer
school offered by NPC. You have to be on track to graduate
from high school! FAST TRACK pays full tuition for summer classes,
but does not pay for books or course fees. This is a first-come first served opportunity -
apply soon! Visit the high school counseling office for details, Mrs. Brown in the Career Center
*COLLEGE HORIZONS - SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE WORKSHOP -
College Horizons is a non-profit organization that supports
the higher education of Native American students by providing
pre-college summer programs for American Indian, Alaskan Native,
and Native Hawaiian high school students from across the nation.
In its 13th year, College Horizons is open to current sophomores
and juniors. Each summer, students work with expert college
counselors teamed up with college admissions officers in a five-day
"crash course." The individualized program helps students 1) select
suitable colleges to research and apply to, 2) complete winning
applications, resumes, and college entrance essays, 3) become
test-prep whizzes by learning test-taking strategies (on ACT & SAT),
4) navigate the financial aid/scholarship jungle and 5) complete a
preliminary FAFSA, 6) learn tips and strategies on the application
process and 7) get advice on how to succeed in college as a Native
student and more! To be eligible, you must have at least a 3.0 GPA
and be in 10th or 11th grade.
and the third site is yet to be determined. Deadline is February 4th.
*ASU CRONKITE INSTITUTE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM: For two weeks every summer, the Institute brings high school students to ASU for intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and online journalism. The institutes are designed to prepare students for college journalism studies and give them an oportunity to explore career options. Selected students are housed at an ASU Downtown Campus under supervision, and awarded scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, residence hall fees, weekday meals and educational materials. To find out more and to apply online, click here.
*FOUR CORNERS UPWARD BOUND MATH and SCIENCE:
Are you interested in pursuing a career in math &
science or the medical field? Explore university life
this summer at Northern Arizona University. Four
Corners is an exciting year round academic program
where students will receive college bound advising,
explore college life in a fun, residential setting,
participate in hands-on research and take academic
courses, receive advising help for applying to college,
earn college credit each year in the program, FREE room,
board, books, tuition and waived university fees and
an incentive program and Service Learning project during
the academic year. Students in 9th or 10th grade who
have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, have completed or currently
enrolled in Algebra I and are enrolled in one science class,
and are motivated to attend college after high school are
encouraged to apply. Applications are usually due in February.
*At the University of Arizona College of Engineeing SUMMER ENGINEERING ACADEMY (SEA) one week session, students will learn to design aerodynamic cars. The program is open to high school students who will enter grades 9, 10, 11,and 12 grades in the fall of 2010. Students with a strong interest in pursuing a college education that includes mathematics,science,and engineering are encouraged to apply. There is a non-refundable $10 application fee to be submitted along with the application. Program fee is $485 (includes accommodations, meals, and workshop supplies)which will be asked for after student is accepted into the program. Need-based scholarships are available. The application deadline is May 1. For additional information and an applications see Mrs. Duran in the Counseling Office. Click here to print the application from the SEA website.
*ASU will host the CESAR E. CHAVEZ LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (CCLI).
CCLI is a high energy, interactive one-week leadership program.
Selected students participate in workshops, explore higher education,
develop leadership skills, and participate in a community project.
The Institute will cover all meals, residential housing (ASU campus)
fees, and materials. Participants will be responsible for their own
transportation to check-in and from the closing. For more information
and to apply visit http://outreach.asu.edu/ccli
*The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is now
accepting applications for the 13th ANNUAL PATTY IRON CLOUD
NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH INITIATIVE(NNAYI), which
will be held on the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C.
American Indian/Alaska Native students, ages 16-18, who
have an interest in the health field and/or biomedical research
are encouraged to apply. Selected students will receive a
scholarship that covers their airfare, lodging, and most meals
during the NNAYI program. The curriiculum is designed to prepare
high school students for admission to college and professional schools
as well as for careers in health and biomedical research. Information
regarding this years program will be posted on the website in the winter.
*The AMERICAN LEGION LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER ACADEMY (ALLECA) program provides interested young people (ages 12-18) with training in many aspects of law enforcement and also provides some physical conditioning that is important for an officer of the law. Each applicant must be of good moral character, present a neat appearance and come well recommended by a school and a police official. The 7 day program held at Emmanuel Pines Camp outside of Prescott will carry a cost of $250(of which $150 is non-refundable). For more information and an application, stop by the Counseling Office and see Mrs. Duran.
*The NEW START SUMMER PROGRAM is your six-week introduction to the best the University of Arizona has to offer. Whether you're nervous of just excited to get started, New Start offers you a jump start to learn about the academic expectations of college with students who are, like you, experiencing all of this for the first time, also. College is not like high school, and New Start helps you meet the challenges of a higher education. You will enroll in 6 credits at UA, thus you will find yourself immersed in the kind of study expected of a college student. The program is fast-paced and rigorous. The New Start Summer Program offers academic support services, daily college success workshops, and peer mentoring, as well as social and leadership programs. For detailed information and New Start Summer Program fees click here.
*ASU's SUMMER BRIDGE is for seniors who have been admitted to ASU. Summer Bridge is a 5-week experience designed to assist first-semester freshmen in making a successful transition from high school to college. Students will obtain 7 ASU credits, books, a partial meal plan and housing. Through Summer Bridge, students become acclimated to campus life at ASU, gain access to student support programs and services, and learn effective academic skills. Upon acceptance, in-state students are responsible for paying a community fee of $100. Please follow the links below for more information and access to the on-line application
*U of A SUMMER OF EXCELLENCE (SOE) is an exceptional college preparatory program that introduces current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the University of Arizona experience. High school students gain a sense of independence,responsibility, and personal and academic growth while under the supervision of undergraduate and graduate student mentors along with staff from The Honors College. Need based scholarships are available. Details about applying for scholarships are included with the program application. Contact Alberto Luna with any questions, comments or concerns at 520-621-9924 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please visit http://www.honors.arizona.edu/summer-excellence/overview
Applications for the AG DISCOVERY OUTREACH PROGRAM are available through their website and must be submitted to Mrs. Duran in the Counseling Office by April 6. Ag-Discovery is an outreach program sponsored by USDA/APHIS and partnering universities (University of Arizona) to help students learn about careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness, and plant pathology. This 2-3 week program allows participants ages 12-17 to live on a college campus and learn about Agricultural science from univeristy professors, practicing veterinarians and professionals working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in Ag-Discovery will gain experience through hands-on labs, workshops, field trips and other group and team building activities. For complete information on the Ag-Discovery Programs, please click here.
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is looking for enthusiastic teens to
explore science of the human past. Take advantage of this opportunity
to expolore the exciting field of archaeology at Crow Canyons High School
Field School. During three weeks students will learn about archaeology in an
intensive, hands-on program, while contributing to Crow Canyon's ongoing
research into the ancestral Pueblo Indians of the Mesa Verde region.
To apply visit www.crowcanyon.org/summercamps
Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program is an intense academic program allowing student to reside
on the Arizona State University Tempe campus for a 5 or 8 week summer session while enrolled in a
university-level mathematics course for college credit. The program is designed to provide a successful
university experience for students from underrepresented groups and to enhance their prospects for future
academic success. Tuition, room and board, textbooks, and classroom supplies are paid
by ASU. Students must be full-time high school students enrolled in college-track courses, must have
completed their sophomore year, must have a gpa of 3.25, minimum of "B" in all math and science
classes and have completed 3 years of math by the end of the spring semester. High school seniors
are eligible to apply but must be enrolled for the fall semsester at ASU.
For more information www.asu.edu/mshp
Colorado College Summer Programs is offering the Southwest High School Scholars
Program for motivated and talented rising high school seniors (current juniors). This program
consists of full tuition for a 4 semester hour course, room and board, books and a $300
travel allowance. Program runs in two blocks. Deadline is in early April.
For more information www.ColoradoCollege.edu/precollege
Helios Scholars Progrm at TGen is a paid summer internship in biomedical research.
Applicants must be 16 at the time of participation. Interns work under the mentorship
of a TGen scientist on diseases and disorders such as autism, ALS, diabetes, infectious
diseases and a variety of cancers. Participants attend seminars, social networking events
and design a scientific poster for the program capstone: a day-long formal research symposium.
For more informtion visit http://www.tgen.org Scroll down to Education/Outreach click on this link and then scroll down to Helios Scholars Program
Boston University High School Programs. Boston University offers 4 different
summer sessions. High School Honors, Research Internship in Science and Engineering
Summer CHallenge, and Summer Preview. Each session has different dates during the \
summer and each has different eligibility criteria. Form more information visit http://www.bu.edu/summer/highschool
Deadlines vary for each session.
The W.P. Carey School of Business is offering the Fleischer Scholars Program. This is an opportunity for
upcoming juniors to learn about college life, entrepreneurship and business. The scholarship covers
all costs of the program. The program takes place June 5-10 on the Arizona State University Tempe
campus. For more information visit
Med-Start Summer Program is a six week (Tucson) and a five week (Phoenix) summer academic enrichment and health career exploration program for high school students between their junior and senior years. Students take college courses, live on campus and particiapte in health career lectures, demonstrations, interactive tours and presentations. This is sponsored by the University of Arizona. To apply or receive more information visit www.medstart.arizona.edu Deadline to apply is February 1st 2012
Native American Science and Engineering Progam (NASEP) is a free college prep program for juniors and seniors. The University of Arizona provides the Native American high school students with the necessary resources to enroll in college and pursue a career in Science Technology Engineering Mathematics. During the year long program students will engage in one-on-one college preparation coaching, build a computer, receive a computer and network with professionals, faculty, community leaders, and school district personnel. To apply contact 520-626-2300 for applications and details on the process. For more information visit http://eao.arizona.edu/nasep
Mathematics and Science for Native Americans is free to all students who meet the entry requirements
and are accepted into the program. The program begins the summer following 9th grade and continues
for three consecutive summers. The program helps students prepare for college and careers in engineering
sciennce, medicine, and computers. For more information contact email@example.com to apply visit
pre-application is usually in November. You must fill out the pre-app in order to continue with the application
Internship with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles
High school graduates entering a two or four year college or vocational school may apply. Students should have strong oral and written communications skills, a record of academic achievement, and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Minimum 3.0 gpa required. For more information log on to http://www.allianceresourceconsulting.com/intern/
Midwestern University: Health Careers Institute for High School Students is a hands on opportunity for high school students to explore a variety of health professions. In addition to workshops and labs with Midwestern University faculty and students, institute participants will experience a behind-the-scenes fieldtrip to Arrowhead Hospital and an Emergency Response Workshop with the Glendale Fire Department. Participants must attend all eight days of the program. Applications and teacher recommendation letters are required. For more information and to download an application visit www.midwestern.edu/AZHealthCareersInstitute **Students must be 17 years old by July 11th