Summer Opportunities

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Blueprint4Summer STL
 is an easy-to-use website/ app that connects all St. Louis-area kids to fun and diverse summer learning opportunities.

RISD Pre-College

June 24-August 5, 2017--RISD Pre-College--Rhode Island School of Design
For six weeks, you will live like a college student in RISD residence halls. You'll follow a college-level studio curriculum.  And you'll have the freedom to explore all Rhode Island has to offer every weekend-including museums, art galleries and beaches.

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July 1-August 11, 2017--Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs--Jumpstart your future. Advanced placement, early admission: Art, Design, Drama, Music, National High School Academy.

Click here for information

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FIDM --3 Days of Fashion Summer Program--Learn from FIDM instructors, collaborate on creative projects, meet industry professionals. Express your style, be inspired by successful FIDM Grads and so much more!

Click here to register

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Washington University Summer Experiences

High School Summer Scholars Program--Live on campus, enroll in undergraduate courses, and participate in college readiness seminars.
High School College Access--Enroll online, evening, or day courses while commuting to campus.
High School Summer Institutes--Explore careers and majors in medicine, engineering, leadership, writing, and more.

For more information on programs, fees scholarships, and application requirements visit:

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The University of Missouri-School of Medicine offers an exciting and informative summer experience for high school students interested in a career in medicine. MU's High School Mini Medical School is a one-week program that gives students a preview of like as an MU medical student.  

The program includes:
 -Hand-on experience in anatomy, microbiology, and clinical skills
-Introductions to MU's innovative patient-based learning (PBL) curriculum
-Seminars on college and medical school entrance and medial school life

Interested high school juniors can find application information by clicking here

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Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University will be held June 10 through July 1, 2017.  Upon completion of the Academy, students will receive six hours of university studies credit.  Have the opportunity to take six additional hours of tuition-free university courses at Murray State University. Be awarded a four-year $2,000 per year housing scholarship to Murray State University.  Application packets can be downloaded by clicking here or by stopping by the Counseling Office.  Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

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Duke University Summer Session--
Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early as December 1, 2016. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide high school students with an academic and residential environment that is conducive to collegiate success.  Click here for information.

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The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country's top colleges.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need.
For program overview, click here
Click here to apply

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Rutgers University School of Engineering is offering a chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences. 
This intensive one-week certificate program will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas including:
Aerospace, Biomedical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Forensic and Mechanical.
Eligible students must be between the ages of 16-18, have completed courses in precalculus and physics and submit an online application.
Click here for more information.

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Teen Institute for Prevention Leaders is a 4-day retreat designed to train high school students to prevent substance misuse among their peers. 
Application deadline is March 17, 2017
Please stop by the Counseling Center for an Application.

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Cornell Engineering-Curie Academy is a one week residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science.  The focus is on rising juniors and seniors who may not have had prior opportunities to explore engineering, but want to learn more.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

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University of Dayton
Entrepreneurship 101-June 18-June 30, 2017
Rising high school juniors, seniors and college freshman will learn more about entrepreneurship , the ideation process, elevator pitches and more.  Through engaging lectures and class activities, site visits and guest speakers, students will have the opportunity to earn three credit hours and compete for University of Dayton scholarship dollars in a elevator pitch competition. 
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University of Dayton
Summer Sustainability:Food Systems-June 25-June 30, 2017
Rising high school juniors and seniors will study sustainable food systems, availability, scarcity and justice issues with the collaboration of University of Dayton faculty, students and and community partners.  Participants can earn one credit hour, which may be transferred to any college or university.
Click here for more information

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2017 YWCA Future Leaders Program
Future Leaders Program is a strengths-based, gender-specific leadership development program for girls about to enter their senior year of high school. The YWCA program enables these young women to discover, affirm, and enhance their leadership capabilities and connects them to resources to further realize their leadership potential. One female student will be awarded  a $1,500 scholarship, as well as four FLP runners-up will receive a scholarship of $500.
Session I-June 19-June 23, 2017
Session II-July 10-July 14, 2017

Contact Shalia Ford at 314-531-1115, Ext. 5377 or email
 Click here for the Application


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