Audrey Walton Youth Leadership Conference
DATES: THURSDAY, JULY 21 - SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011 at the University of
Missouri-Columbia. Participants will stay in MU’s residence halls with an assigned
roommate of the same gender and attend the conference’s events at various locations on
campus. Provides opportunities for Missouri youth (high school juniors & seniors) to
gain skills that will assist them in becoming leaders in their communities and schools.
Named after and generally sponsored by Audrey Walton, a great leader in he/she own
right, this program promotes the importance of leadership, physical fitness, higher
education, and a healthy life-style. WHO CAN APPLY?High school students entering
their junior or senior year in school for the 2011-2012 year. COST: There is NO COST to
participants. All food, lodging and transportation to and from the conference is provided
by the Show-Me State Games (we send buses to & from the KC & St. Louis areas).
Applications can be picked up in the counseling office. Applications due by May 6, 2011.
Mizzou Engineering Summer Camp Program
Designed to introduce outstanding high school students to numerous engineering
opportunities available at Mizzou. Students should be presently be enrolled as a high
school sophomore or junior and be in the upper 25% of their class. Applicants should
have completed one or more lab science courses and at least two units of high school
math. Enrollment is limited to 40 students so if you are interested apply early. Program
fee is $425.Two six-day sessions on the University of Missouri campus: July 10-15 and
July 17-22. For more info go to http://engineering.missouri.edu/k-12/high-school-
CPod Computer Professions on Demand
Linn State Technical College is now accepting applications for the 2011 Computer
Professions on Demand (CPoD) program! Through the program, 25 local high school
students are given the unique opportunity to explore career fields in computer
technology. Selected students are given full scholarships to participate and will stay on
the campus at LSTC. For applications contact Stephanie Scheulen at 573-897-5282. Visit
the CPoD website at http://cpod.linnstate.edu/.
The Lion’s Pride Project
Summer Youth Leadership Summit
June 15-17, 2011
The three-day conference is designed to recognize high school students who possess an
affinity for helping others and who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills. By
engaging in the Lion’s Pride Project, these students will develop a deeper understanding
of their roles in social change and to connect them to specific opportunities to act in
service to others. As a result, Lindenwood University is now accepting applications from
students who would serve as distinguished nominees for this select program which will
be held at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri on June 15-17, 2011.
Interested students who will be completing their freshman - junior year at the conclusion
of the 2010-11 academic year. Students who are interested in being nominated for this
opportunity should see Mrs. Shanley. Please note that all nominations and applications
forms must be received or postmarked by March 15, 2011.
University of Missouri School of Medicine High School Mini Medical School
Session I: June 19-23, 2011
Session II: June 26-30, 2011
The University of Missouri School of Medicine will again be offering a unique summer
experience for high school students interested in careers in medicine. The 13th annual
High School Mini Medical School is a one-week experience designed to give students a
preview of medical school. The program is intended for students who will begin their
senior year in the fall of 2011 and who want to explore the career of a physician. To
apply for Mini Med School go tohttp://som.missouri.edu/hsminimed.shtml. Application
deadline is March 1, 2011.
Engineering High School Outreach
Competition Day will be held April 21, 2011. It gives high school students a chance to
explore engineering through the construction of an Egg Catapult or a Wooden Bridge –
and then be able to compete with other high schools with their designs. Winning teams
receive awards and individual students are presented with scholarships. Competition Day
is free and lunch is provided.
Engineering Summer Camp will be held July 10-15 and 17-22, 2010. The camp
demonstrates the variety of things that engineers do and the tools of their trades. Students
will learn about MU’s engineering disciplines from leaders in their fields, offered
experience in labs and through industry visits, and also spent testing their skills through
For more information contact Tina Balser, Recruitment Coordinator; (573) 884-3404;
Hugh O' Brian Youth Leadership
A seminar that focus on providing oustanding high school students with an amazing
opportunity to learn how to lead and make a difference. It is open to all sophomores in
high school. For more information visit the website www.hoby.org or see Mrs. Shanley.
Any student interested can apply before March 2011. This is a residential program for
high school aged students who have completed their sophomore year and are gifted in
mathematics and science. It is located on the campus of Northwest Missouri State
University in Maryville, Missouri. Students are enrolled in a 2-year program and live on
campus while completing a rigorous program of college coursework. This program may
replace the last two years of regular high school. Students who complete the program
earn an Associates of Science degree and a High School diploma. If interested or need
more information go to www.nwmissouri.edu/MASMC
Missouri Public Affairs Academy
Leadership academy for incoming juniors and seniors July 14-21, 2012 at Missouri State
University. If students are accepted, this 9 day Academy is FREE! All expenses,
including room, board and activities are funded by Missouri State University. There is a
$50 registration fee. Interested students can go to http://www.missouristate.edu/mpaa for
an application. Applications are due by March 15, 2012.
Missouri Innovation Academy
A three-week residential academy held at Missouri State University June 12-July 2. This
academy is for incoming juniors and seniors who are passionate about Science, Business,
Innovative Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Students
participating will spend three weeks learning how to develop a business model for a
product they have designed, built, and tested. They will also attend seminars in the
subject areas of technology, research, entrepreneurship, marketing, mathematics, sensors,
and computer programming. This is a FREE program for the students who are selected.
To apply go to http://www.missouristate.edu/MIA or pick up an application in the
Missouri Business Week (MBW)
An interactive summer conference for 200 high school freshmen, sophomores, and
juniors that teaches the students how to manage and market a business in a very
enjoyable environment. Will be held June 26-30, 2011.Student teams or “companies” are
advised by business people who represent real estate, banking, insurance, tourism,
manufacturing and other industries. Sponsored by the CENTER for Education & Private
Enterprise (the CENTER), the not-for-profit foundation of the Missouri Association of
REALTORS® , MBW is held annually at the University of Missouri in Columbia. It is a
statewide program in every sense because REALTORS® and other business
professionals from all over Missouri become involved with this major event.
Student tuition is $750, with financial aid available for those who need it.
The application deadline is Nov. 29, 2010. For more information visit