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					Summer Fun for 2012                             Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                       Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                              Description                                                             Deadline

           Summer Stipend Scholarship Money                            If you qualify for free/reduced lunch and are in grades 7-11 AND you have a                                 THEN mail these 2
                                                                                                                                                                                   forms to your camp
      For Selected Camps = FREE summer camp!!                     ‘C’ or better in the subject area of interest, then you can get up to $1000 to help you
                                                                                 go to an Approved Summer Academic Enrichment Camp.                                       =
                                                                                            See list of Grades 3-11 camps at their website:                                        GREAT
      Most Camps are listed below.                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                   Academic Summer
          Go online to check for camps for younger grades.           Visit the College & Career Resource Center to get lunch verification form/transcript                          Enrichment Guide!

  Minnesota Business Venture                                      Learn about: how to run your own company, leadership, planning, communication, responsibility, money             Summer stipend
  For current grades 9-12.    Spend 1 week on a college campus.   management, etc. St. Cloud State = July 8-13, St. John’s = July 22-27, 2012.           eligible Up to $1000

  Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth (MITY)
                                                                  Session A = June 18-June 29, 8:30am-4pm. Classes: Algebra/Trig, Body & Environment, CSI, Electricity
  Expand Your Mind Summer Program – Grades 7-12                   and Engineering, Math: Programming, Let the Games Begin, Physics Phenomena, Seeing Things with                   Summer Stipend Eligible
                                                                  Cameras and Computers, All Roads Lead to Rome, Beyond Twitter, Creative Writing, Experimental
             at Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN
                                                                  Economics, Say What?, World Religions, Acting,, Film Making, Jazz Band.
                                                                                                                                                                                   RECEIVED deadline of
                                                                                                                                                                                   Monday, April 23, 2012
  More info at
                                                                  Session B = July 9-July 20, 8:30am-4:00pm. Classes: Astrophysics, Chemistry, Energy Explorations and
  Scholarship Deadline = ASAP – Need 2011 income info.            Alternatives, Forensics- You Can’t Get Away with Anything, Mathematics of Music, Pre-Calculus,
                                                                  Beginning Debate, Mock Trial & Current Legal Issues, Pstimulating Psychology, Social Issues & Action,            Partial Scholarships from
                                                                  Write Stuff: Produce, Polish & Publish, Architecture & Place, Improvisational Project, Lyric Theater Magic,      MITY available as well.
  (Other programs for Grades 1-4 PLUS ExplorSchool for           Studio Art.                                                                                                      Call 651-696-6590 or go
  Grades 4-6 = SUMMER STIPEND ELIGILBE up to                                                                                                                                       line for form.
                                                                                         Cost: $560, or $1400 if you CHOOSE to live ON CAMPUS.

                                                                  Ages 16-18, 2-week, residential, Pre-College Summer Expressions Classes. $2,250 / scholarships available.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Summer Stipend eligible
  Minneapolis College of Art & Design Pre-College Summer          June 17 – July 1 = Contemporary Image and Media (Digital Photo, Graphic Design, or Illustration)
  Sessions Call 612-874-3521                                                                                                                                    Cost to Apply: $25 or
                                                                  July 15 – July 29 = Singular and Sequential Images (Animation, Comic Art, or Painting).
                                                                                                                                                                                   Free if apply by March 1
                                                                  There is a $25 COST TO APPLY. This is WAIVED if you APPLY BY: March 1, 2012!

  College of Visual Arts in St. Paul. Summer Art & Design         ? Drawing, portraiture, Digital filmmaking, Illustrating children’s book, etc.? Year-round youth classes, too!   Summer stipend eligible
  Immersion For: ages 15-18 2012 classes not yet available        Est. $370per class. ?s-                ?s - 651-757-4054

  Penumbra Theatre’s Summer Institute with University of          4 week program, July 9 -August 4. Work with professional artists who use art as a tool to build community,       Summer stipend eligible.
  Minnesota-Twin Cities Theatre Arts – For Ages 13-18             challenge ideas and make a real difference in the world. Social justice themes. FULL & Partial Scholarships      May 1, 2012 Cost: $400
              (Returning students session = July 9 – August 11) 651-288-6791. Bus tokens, snacks and lunches provided daily.             Scholarships available.

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                           Saint Paul, Minnesota

                          Program Name                                                                               Description                                                               Deadline

  Robotics Workshop at Winona State University                       July 10-13, 8:30am – 5pm. Cost: $250  Scholarships available! Live at Winona State University.                     Summer stipend eligible

            For High School Students. Four days this summer.         $150 – commute. No electronics background is necessary. Will work with The RidgeSoft IntelliBrain                   June 29. Space is limited #507-474-3900                educational robot. Review Java programming. #507-457-5377 or email Gary Bunce at                  ACT FAST!

  Scrubs Camp at Winona State University Grades 8-11 only            June 24-June 29. Learn about health-related careers, participate in hands-on healthcare, and live on campus at
                                                                                                                                                                                         Summer Stipend Eligible #507-474-3900                                     WSU. Cost is $430. $400 scholarships.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Space is limited.
                           Scrubs Camp #2 is held in Minneapolis    URBAN SCRUBS CAMP held at Augsburg College: July 9-13. Cost: about $400. NOT STIPEND eligible.

  Concordia Language Villages – 1, 2, and 4 week camps.              Grades 9-12. Live up north. 15 languages to choose from. Levels are from beginning to advanced.                     Summer stipend eligible
  Earn 1 year of high school language credit in just 4 weeks!        Cost: $3,325 to $3,665. Scholarships may be available. Visit                       Passport Schol: Feb. 29

  St. Olaf College Summer Theatre Camps                              Live on campus. Acting Camps: Cost: $515, with master class: $625. Musical Theater Camps: $535.
  Acting Camp: Gr. 7-11, w/ master class option. June 17-23          Late fee after May 1: Extra $50 fee. Register online or print form/ mail. $50 two week camper discount.             Summer stipend eligible
  NEW Musical Theater Camps: Gr. 8-11. June 24-30.         

  Chess Camp at St. Olaf College – for players of all ages,          OleChess Camp: July 22-27. Chess Essentials: $615, Intensive Study: $740, Chalk Talk: $740. Warm up                 Summer stipend eligible
  strengths and levels of experience. ?s -         tournament: July 21, Chess Basics Class: July 22.                       Gr. 7-11 (Gr. 3-6, too?)

  Carleton Summer Science Institute –                                Cost: $3350, gain 3 college semester credits. A $500 deposit is due with the application. The remaining             Summer stipend eligible.
                                                                     balance $2850 is due later. If you are not accepted into the program, the $500 deposit will be returned to you.     Application deadline =
  July 15 – Aug. 3 & July 22 – Aug. 10, 2012
                                                                     For accepted students, the $250 is returned by May 8, after that the $500 deposit is non-refundable. Please         April 25, 2012
  SCIENCE RESEARCH AND FUN! – Gr. 10 & 11 only                       see the cancellation policy for further details.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Scholarship deadline =
  YOU pick the research group/topic that you want!                   # 866-767-2275 or Scholarship application requires a recommendation letter                        March 8, 2012.

  Carleton College Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute           Intense program of training in several social science disciplines: political science and international relations,   Summer stipend eligible.
  Current 10th       th
                 & 11 gr. #1-866-767-2275          economics and psychology. Cost: $2750. Scholarship Due: March 12              App. Deadline: April 23

                                                                                                                                                                                         Application deadline =
                                                                     Summer writing camp for JUNIORS with strong reading/writing abilities. Three weeks of extensive writing
  Carleton College Summer Writing Program                                                                                                                                                April 23, 2012
                                                                     instruction, fun and friendship, July 8-27, 2012. Read contemporary & traditional literature, get evaluations
                          For JUNIORS                                on main essays, & learn in small classes. Get 3 college semester credits! Cost: $2595.                              Scholarship deadline =                       Deadline to apply: April 23. $500 due with application. Only $250 refunded. Full & partial scholarships             March 15, 2012.
                                                                     are available: Scholarship application deadline: March 15, 2012.

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                     Saint Paul, Minnesota

                        Program Name                                                                              Description                                                            Deadline
  St. Olaf Summer Piano Academy – CURRENT Gr. 8-12                  BY AUDITION ONLY. Send a recording, $100, and all application materials by April 2, 2012. If NOT
                                                                                                                                                                                   Summer stipend eligible                     selected, $100 is refunded. Cost: $695. If selected, payment in full due May 5. Optional piano ensemble.

  St. Olaf College Summer Music Camp June 17-June 22, 2012          Band, Choir, Orchestra. Cost: $595 before May 1, and $645 after May 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Summer stipend eligible
  For current 9th – 12th grade students.                  

  Engineering and Physics Camp for Girls in Grades 8-11:
                                                                    Learn principles & techniques utilized by engineers and scientists every day as they build their own           Summer stipend eligible
  Building a Rube Goldberg Machine                                  machines. Demonstrate completed machine last day of camp. Tour state-of-the-art labs, go on an astronomy
                                                                    outing, & more! Cost: $580 by June 1, $630 after June 1. Register online or print/mail registration+ waiver    
  at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN      July 8 – July 13, 2012

  Discovery Science Camp –June 18-22. For Current Gr. 6-9           “Play” with science equipment on a college campus. Hands-on camp where kids discover the excitement and        Summer stipend eligible
  Held at MSU-Moorhead          fun of doing science. Live on campus: $550, Commute: $300 (stay 9am-5pm) $400 (7:30am-9:30pm)                  Register/$25 by April 15

  Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center:                                                                                                                                        Summer stipend eligible
                                                                    Outdoor summer fun and academic learning. Freshwater Ecology and Environmental Ethics. Conservation
  High School Science Credit Camps For Current Grades 9-11.         and research projects with professionals, 5-day trip to Boundary Waters Canoe Area, 4-day backpacking trip     Otherwise, scholarships
                                                                    on the Superior Hiking Trail, study natural history of the North Shore, meet fisherman and miners. There are   due May 15. Cost before Est.$485 - $2675. State’s Summer               scholarships through Wolf Ridge & $1000 through 
  Stipend $ helps with camps for Gr. 3 & 4, 5 & 6, 7 & 8, 9-11.                                                                                                                    help: Est. $485 to $2675

  Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center:                                                                                                                                        Summer stipend eligible
                                                                    Choose between 2 sessions (Cost: $1300 each): 2-week Quetico Canoe Trip (July 22-Aug. 4) OR 2-week
  Junior Naturalist Camps – For Current Grades 9-11.                Apostle Islands Sea Kayak Trip (August 5-18). Wolf Ridge scholarships + $1000 summer stipend eligible.         Otherwise, scholarships
                                                                    Go online: for registration info.      due: May 15.
  ?s – Call 1-218-353-7414

  Mounds Park Academy Summer Youth Classes                          Ages 4-18. Academics, Athletics, and the Arts. June 25-29, August 6-10, 2012 PLUS five Middle School
                                                                                                                                                                                   Summer stipend eligible
  2051 Larpenteur Ave. E., Saint Paul, MN 55109-9901                Adventure Weeks July-August. Estimated Cost: $180-$380 per class. 2011  Gr 9-12: Driver’s Ed. $380
                                                                                                                                                                                   Grades 3-11
  Gr. 9-12 classes not yet listed. Call 651-777-2555                ONLINE: Freakonomics Course $200, Early American History through Film, Music, Art & Words: $200

  Minnesota Debate and Advocacy Workshop For: Ages 13-18            June 25-June 29 = 1-week MIDDLE SCHOOL session , June 24-July 7 = 2-week session ($1,110),                     Summer stipend eligible
  Held at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.                          June 24-July 14 = 3-week session ($1,650). Note: $200 deposit due during registration, remainder due the       up to $1000. PLUS
                                                                                                                                                      st                                            first day of camp. Scholarships available email Amy at 1 BEFORE you register!!!           other scholarship prog.

  Gustavus Adolphus College – Summer Speech Institute               Grades 8-11. July 21-28. Live at Gustavus in the dorms. Must have a minimum of one year competitive            Summer stipend eligible. + Extra 2 day Champions Extension - $275          speech experience. First 150 applicants accepted. Early: June 1 $750, Regular: June 15.$800. Pay $100 first    then the rest by July 21.

  Gustavus Adolphus College – Summer Show Choir Camp                Grades 8-11. July 15-21. Live at Gustavus in the dorms. Cost: $500.      Summer stipend eligible.

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                     Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                               Description                                                            Deadline
  Gustavus Adolphus College – String Institute Cost: $500.          Grades 8-11. June 17-22. Live at Gustavus in the dorms.            Summer stipend eligible

                                                                    $100-$500 Micro Grants for girls ages 10-Grade 10
  Summer Camps Info. ONLINE…                                        Katherine at or 651-470-2882
                                                                                                                                                                                   Due: April 15, 2011

  St. Paul Pioneer Press – Summer Camp Guide                        Visit and scroll down to “Summer Camp Guide” lower right – Jobs, too. Check it out!         Available Mid-March

  Star Tribune – Summer Camps Guide                        Possible job opportunities...           Camps need workers, too

  Family Times Newspaper Camp &Summer Program
                                                           - LOTS of great info. Pick Summer Camp Guide on the Left Side                           DEADLINES!

  MMEP Summer Enrichment Programs Guide                    = a GREAT resource for summer programs for Elementary – High School age students.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Available soon!
  GREAT summer program info. for everyone!                          Go to and click on The Guide on the left hand side. Extra paper copies are in CCC.

  2012 Future Latino Leaders Law Camp                               Learn about the legal profession/being a lawyer. FREE! Go to Washington, D.C. July 14-22, 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Due: March 1, 2012.
  For: 25 Hispanic high school students from around the nation.     Apply at: .          Scholarships for Latinos:

                                                                    For students in grades 9-12 interested in the world of communications.
  ThreeSixty – FREE! (worth $2500)                                  Intermediate Camp for grades 9-12 with some journalism experience = June 17 – June 29. $900.
  Summer Journalism Workshop – University of St. Thomas             LIVE at The University of St. Thomas. FREE/REDUCED LUNCH students = FULL scholarship
  Print & podcasting, Photography, graphics & design, or            Introduction to Journalism Camp for grades 8-11 = July 9 – August 2, 9:30am – 2:30pm. $200
  Video & broadcast                                                                                                                                                                Monday, May 4, 2012
                                                                    Sports Camp – sports writing. For grades 8-11 = July 9-July 20, 9:30am – 3:30pm. $200.
            Short answer essay questions, References                                                                                                                               OR UNTIL FULL!
                                                                    Bus cards and lunches provided. FULL scholarships if on Free/Reduced Lunch!
            2 Samples of Writing or Visual Work
                                                                    Write newspaper stories for publication, tape and produce mock television and/or produce radio broadcasts.                                      Work with writers, photographers, artists and editors from the Pioneer Press and StarTribune, plus reporters = email address                     and producers from local TV stations. See Amy S in CCC or call Lynda at 651-962-5282, or go online.
                                                           = scholarships, more media programs, and other resources!

  University of Minnesota – Youth in Architecture - 2012            Hands-on workshop at the Weisman Art Museum. Study architecture and design a scale model with a
                                                                                                                                                                                   Must REQUEST one of
                                                                    professional architect and students from the U of M’s College of Design. To apply AND to request a
  August 6-10 2012. From 10am -4pm each day. Current Gr. 9-11                                                                                                                      ten scholarships via
                                                                    scholarship, go online to If you have ?s- contact
                                                                                                                                                                                   online application.
                                                                    Diana Dyste at or 612-625-5696. Normally $200.

  William Mitchell College of Law – Future in Learning Law          Meet lawyers, law students, professors and other legal professionals. June 11-27 from 9am-1pm. Bus tokens      Cost: $25 
  Gr. 9-12. C+ or better in core classes like English & Soc.Stud.   Visit courtrooms.          Scholarships Available

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Summer Fun for 2012                             Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                    Saint Paul, Minnesota

                      Program Name                                                                               Description                                                          Deadline
  St. Paul Community Education: Arts & Crafts, Physical            For children, teens, and adults. Outdoor fun, arts, sports, exploring & more! Check out their MANY
                                                                                                                                                                                Registration required.
  Fitness, Personal Growth, Skill Development, Travel, & more!     opportunities at:

  YOUniversity – SPPS and Community Education                      July 25 -July 29: 9am – 12noon Ceramics, Cooking, Hip Hop, Triathalon training, Writing a College Essay
                                                                                                                                                                                Register through
  CLASSES at Central High School for current Gr. 5-11                - 2011 CLASSES 12:30pm – 3:30pm Digital Photo, Gymnastics, Vocal Music/Opera, Woodworking                 Community Ed at
                                                                                                                                                                                Washington Tech.
  Cost: varies between $65 and $120 each.                          Aug. 1 – Aug. 5: 9am -12noon Band, Blues Band, Ceramics #2, Garage Band            2012 INFO LATER!
                                                                                                                                                                                Middle School
  Register at: or call 651-487-7383                              12:30pm -3:30pm Brass Band, Creative Writing, Orchestra, World Drumming

  OTHER Fun youth classes thru Community Ed.!                      2011: Babysitter’s Training: Ages 11 & up 9am-4pm at Rondo Ed. Ctr., June 15, 16, 23, July 21. Cost: $60
                                                                                                                                                                                2011 Classes listed
  Call 651-487-7383 or visit                   Bicycle Building for current Gr. 5-12 at Sibley Bike Depot July 11-15 or July 25-29, 9am -noon. Cost: $100   here.
                                                                   Sew Your Own Pajama Pants: Ages 13-18, Wed. June 22 +29, 6-8pm, at Washington Tech. Cost: $28.

  You do NOT need to be a SPPS student to register for these       Youth Mini Rock Climbing Camp Ages 8-15, Sat., June 25, July 16, Aug. 6, 8:30am-12:30pm Vertical End.        Check online for 2012
  great Community Education opportunities!                                                                                                                                      offerings.
                                                                   + Aquatics classes, Driver’s Education  Call 651-632-6020 instead or go to

  University of Minnesota                Bell Museum Summer Discovery Day Camp, BRAVO Summer String and Keyboard Institute, Exploring
                                                                 Careers in Engineering & Physical Science, Gopher Sports Summer Camps, MN Landscape Arboretum
  Opportunities for Youth k-12 at the U +                                                                                                                                       Various deadlines
                                                                 Summer Day Camps, Music Theatre at Minnesota, Technology Day Camp, U of M Summer Youth (Sports)
                           Educator Resources and Opportunities! Programs, Crooktson, Morris & Duluth, too! Extensive list of outreach programs-

                                                                   June 11 – August 24, Monday-Friday, based at the Saint Paul Campus, Open 7:30am – 5:30pm.
  University of Minnesota – Twin Cities                            Go to or email or call 612-625-2242 or go to                    Scholarship deadline:
  Youth & Community Programs for ages 5-15 (Ages 12-15   . Cost: $204 - $329 each.                                              February 29, 2012.

  Engineering/Science, Careers with Horses, Raptor Vet, Theater,   SCHOLARSHIPS. Due: February 29. Call or email to get on interest list for potential assistance.              Athletics, arts and
  Video Prod., Sound Recording, Writing, Metal Sculpture, etc.)                                                                                                                 academics. Great stuff!
                                                          = Scholarship Form! These camps also qualify for child
                                                                   care reimbursement, flex spending accounts, & tax credits. Tax ID #/proof of amount paid is on receipt.

  Science Museum of Minnesota FUN Summer Camps
                                                                   Design a computer game, learn animation, intro to 3D design, filmmaking, and more!                           Scholarship deadline:
  For ages 3 -16 Members register Feb. 20,
                                                                   Partial scholarships – if on public assistance(MFIP/Welfare), receive 85% off, others can get 50% off.       ASAP
  Non-members Mar. 5
                                                          OR                     1st come, 1st served!
  Call 651-221-4511 or email

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Summer Fun for 2012                             Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                          Saint Paul, Minnesota

                      Program Name                                                                                Description                                                                Deadline
  St. Paul Public Schools & the University of St. Thomas                                                                                                                              Deadline:
                                                                   For students currently in Grades 9-11. FREE for SPPS students! Mpls/suburban students: contact your Equity
  Cultural, Academic, and Athletic Program (CAAP)                  & Integration Office., from 8:30am -2:00pm. DATES: 14 day, full day program of exciting academic and               Mid-May __ 2012
                                                                   athletic activities, including Entrepreneurship (run your own business), business math, computers, health and
  FUN, FUN, FUN! ALSO for next year’s Gr. 6-8, 4-8, 1-6, K-5       nutrition, career choices, & culture. Athletic activities include instruction & competition in volleyball, track   Info not yet available.
  FREE Guaranteed Transportation and Meals!                        & field, soccer, golf, softball, tennis & more.
                                                                   For an application:
  Held at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, MN                                                                                                                              2 hours of academic &
                                                                   Email or call #651-962-6499 !!!!! Fax form to: 651-962-6354.
  FREE PHYSICALS on May ? Family orientation: June 14, ‘12 - this site may be old, but you can learn more about NYSP.                2 hours of athletic
                                                                                                                                                                                      programming 

  Camp Sunrise – FREE!               For Minneapolis and St. Paul students ages 13-18. FREE! Includes a 2-3 day canoe-camping trip                      Apply after April 15.
     Multicultural outdoor fun & adventure.                        along the St. Croix River, an adventure field trip, community service hours, & a special farewell                  Girls only &
     Gain Community Service/Volunteer hours!                       on the last night. Team building, leadership development, fishing, arts & crafts, basketball, soccer and more!     Boys only weeks.
     Meet new people. Have fun!                                    Visit for a 2012 application (available April 15, 2012). ?s – Call # 612-338-1233.             Only 1 Co-ed week.

  Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership Program (GGAL)                                                                                                                          
                                                                   Immigrant & refugee girls, & girls who are the children of immigrants or refugees. June ?-Aug. ?
                                                                   2012 info not available yet. Meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Canvas Teen Arts
  For current Grades 9-12. Summer programs in Saint Paul, MN.
                                                                   Center, inside the Hancock Recreation Center, 1610 Hubbard Ave, St. Paul. Field trips, academics, reading,         JUST Call Sarah or
  Sarah Gerdes at 651-646-3268, or
                                                                   leadership development, speaking. Tues. and Wed. = creating art projects that celebrate identity and culture       Rachel to Sign Up!
  Call Rachel 651-646-3268,

  Youth Career Awareness Program (YCAP) Juniors/Seniors                                                                                                                               April 15, 2012
                                                                   FREE! At Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis. Learn about technical careers, develop
     RECEIVE up to $600 upon successful completion.                leadership skills, build self-esteem, and cultivate an appreciation for the importance of academic excellence,     PLUS
                                                                   both in high school and college. Free bus card. June ?-July ? + year-round fun.
     If choose to attend Dunwoody, get to college FOR FREE!                                                                                                                           YOU get PAID $$ !

  Teen: Night Moves
                                                                                                                                                                                      JUST SHOW UP!
  FREE                                                             Adaptive recreation for students with disabilities ages 14-22, Aerospace Engineering Camp, Basketball,   
  For ALL Saint Paul Teens!                                        Basketball League – Harding HS, Jimmy Lee Rec Center, Basketball and Hip-Hop Dance – MLK, Break
                                                                   Dancing (Bboy) & Recording Studio, Cooking, Dance and Karaoke, Disk Golf – weekly tournament,                      FREE Summer Food
  It’s easy to register – JUST SHOW UP!                            G.I.R.L. (Girls in Real Life) – ages 13 to 16 at Arlington, Dayton’s Bluff, Duluth and Case, Hazel Park,           Service Program for
                                                                   Jewelry Making, Kickin’ It Ol’ School Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Dodge ball and Wiffle ball, New                 youth ages 18 and under
                                                                   Adventures – fishing, archery, Frisbee golf, high ropes course, Swimming and cook out, Ping Pong, Skate
                                                                   Boarding instruction, Teens Taking Action: SOCIAL JUSTICE – ages 13-15. Most activities are FREE!                  at most Rec Centers –
                                                                                                                                                                                      June - August  :
                                     2012 info not yet available

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Summer Fun for 2012                                Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                  Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                                Description                                                         Deadline
  Como High School Night Moves Ages 13-18                           Basketball, tennis, weight room, ping pong, volleyball, badminton, arts and crafts, and board games.         JUST SHOW UP!
                     Tues and Thurs 6-9pm, Mid-June -late July.     ?s – Call 651-558-2329. 2012 info not yet available.      

  Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT)
                                                                    After school and summer art classes for youth, with formalized instruction in a casual atmosphere. Art       Get involved: Contact
  Art Saves Us – FREE summer art camps – Ages 10-20                 classes change each semester but have included choir, hip-hop, dance, video-poetry, book making, scrap- or
                                                                    booking, mask making, ceramics, puppet making, textiles/sewing, painting and creative drama. Meets once a    call 651-356-9169
  2 hours/week from June ? – August ??
                                                                    week for 11 weeks. FREE transportation for those who qualify within St. Paul.              Feb.-May Classes, too!
  .2012 info not yet available

  Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT) Art Moves                 Attend Free workshops at CHAT every Monday from 3:30pm – 6pm, April –June. .Make puppets, costumes           Call Fres Thao
  995 University Ave #220, Saint Paul, MN 55104                     & masks to be in the Ordway Center’s annual ArtMoves Parade in Downtown Saint Paul in June.                  651-644-6969

  CANVAS = youth-run arts-based teen center by Hamline Univ.        Independent workspace, workshops and seminars in the arts, as well as discussion and events around other     651-298-4393                         issues important to young people. Meets: MONDAY-THURSDAY, 3:30pm-8:30pm, Hancock Rec Center                  1610 Hubbard Ave
                                                                    Dates: NOT YET AVAILABLE. Be one of TWELVE Youth Apprentice Artists and receive mentoring by
  Compas ArtsWork – JOBS!! For 12 youth ages 14-21                  a professional artist, EARN $7.25 per hour, work 20 hours/week for 6 to 8 weeks, develop job skills, learn
                                                                                                                                                                                 2012 application
                                                                                                                                                                                 deadline date available
  Youth employment and training program in the arts –               how to work with others, produce artwork. Students with disabilities welcome. Must bring: Cover letter,
                                                                    Resume, Letter of recommendation, and a portfolio of your artwork to your 2 hour interview.
  Mosaic Art ONLY, due to limited funding.                          Plus you will take a test to help assess your skill level. ?s –651-292-3259 or email                                                                                                                                      Contact Betsy!
                                                                    Print out the application and mail it to Betsy, who will let you know if you will be interviewed.

  Minneapolis College of Art & Design Summer &                      Ages 15-18. Up to $350/class. Teen Photo, Portfolio Preparation, Graphic Design, Illustration, Drawing,
                                                                                                                                                                                 Limited scholarships.
  School Year Youth Programs for VARIOUS age levels. Visit          Filmmaking and Digital Photography, Painting, The Comic Book Inside and Out, Welding, Web Animation.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Call 612-874-3521 Cost to Apply: $25, or free by March 1.        Pre-College Summer Expressions Classes. $2,250/Schol./summer stipend eligible. Ages 16-18 2-wk, live-in

  University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Stage Elements                Live at the U of M-TC. June 18-June 38, 2012. Sample the rigorous BA Performance and BFA Actor
                                                                                                                                                                                 Due: April 20, 2012
  Summer Theater Institute Current 9th – 11th Graders               Training programs offered at the U of M. $1200. Scholarships!!

  St. Paul Academy and Summit School Summer Programs                Debate Institute: July 23-27, 9am-4pm, Cost: $400. Gr. 8-11. No experience necessary.
  Sharpen your writing and critical thinking skills.                Harry Potter: July 16 -20, 9:00am –noon, Cost: $125. For current Gr. 6-11. Glass Art Workshop: Into to       NO 2012 Scholarships
                                                                    Glass Fusing, June 18-22, 8:30am-10am Gr. 5-7, 10:30am-noon Current Gr. 8-11. Cost: $150 total.              available. Sports camps,
  too!                                                              Drawing Workshop: June 25-29, 9am-11:30am Gr. 5-7, 1pm-3:30pm Current Gr. 8-11. Cost: $125 total.

  University of Minnesota School of Dentistry                       July 2012 Explore Dentistry Day! Fill out an easy form in the CCC or email OR call          New 2012info
  Explore Dentistry Day – Limited to 25 students!!                  612-626-4659.                            available soon!

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                    Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                              Description                                                            Deadline
  Gustavus Adolphus College – Summer Institute of Nursing
  Live ON CAMPUS. July 8 – July 12.                                Explore nursing (hospital, community-based, rural, leadership roles in nursing and working with diverse
                                                                   populations), Practice hands-on nursing skills with a human patient simulator, meet healthcare professionals   Dinner banquet on the ?s -       and learn about other healthcare careers, meet Gustavus nursing students and learn how to apply to nursing     last day, July 12. Cost:
                                                                   school, EARN CPR CERTIFICATION. $100 deposit due when you register, and the balance is due July 8.             $15 per person for
  Register by June 15: Cost $450, Register by June 22 Cost: $550                                                                                                                  friends and family.
                                                                   Scholarships MAY become available LATER. Please keep in touch with Lynnea Myers. #1-507-933-6127.
  Apply ONLINE or by PAPER.

                                                                                 This class leads to the more advanced PC Hardware and Software Repair &
  Computer Technology Academy for High School Students                                                                                                                            Call now to register!
                                                                                           Computer Networking I and II classes offered LATER. .
                                                                                                                                                                                  Only $29
  At Inver Hills Community College, Business Bldg. Rm B109         Computer Technology Literacy = in depth, hands-on class. Learn about Technology & computer hardware            Inver Hills is about 20
                     Cost: Only $29 per student                    BASICS, Compatibility issues and common errors, Software installation and functions, Security risks and        minutes south of Harding
                                                                   prevention, and Green IT and preventative maintenance practices. To register, call IHCC at 651-450-3578.       High School
  June 18 – June 22, 2012 from 8:30am – 3:00pm, Mon.-Fri.

                                                                   Normally $475. Out of state tuition: $575. Live on campus June 17-23 or July 15-21 in the Twin Cities.
  Minnesota Aviation Career Education Great tours and trips!
                                                                   Fly in a helicopter, pilot a single-engine aircraft, etc
  ACE CAMPS FOR: Current grades 9-11                                                                                                                                              Apply by April 10 =
                                                                   Financial Aid is Available Contact Dan McDowell and he will get you a copy of the SCHOLARSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                  $25 early discount.
  $50 application fee (this must be included when you apply –      APPLICATION  (651-234-7182). You must ALSO request financial
  This will be REFUNDED if you do not get in the camp).            assistance by creating a personal statement explaining WHY you are requesting a scholarship.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Due: May 14, 2012
  OR $0 application fee, if make a request.                        Application requirements: Application questions (name, activities, any work experience, where did you
                                                                   hear about ACE camp, explain why you need financial assistance) 200 word essay about why you should be
  FULL scholarships available (varies by camp)                     selected, two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and then one from a non-relative adult).

  St. Cloud State Univ. Scientific Discovery Program
                                                                   At St. Cloud State Univ. For current 9th &10th graders. Live on campus/eat free. July 8-Aug. 3. Cost: $10.     April 29, 2011
  For 9th & 10th graders
                                                                   Learn biological, chemical, computer, math, social and statistical sciences. Research, be mentored, shadow.    Apply NOW! Can apply ONLINE!

  St. Cloud State University                                       At St. Cloud State Univ. For current 10th & 11th graders. 3 weeks. Live on campus July 15-Aug. 3. Cost: $10.   April 27, 2012.
                                                    th    th
  Advanced Program in Technology & Science 10 & 11 only            Conduct scientific research, work with professors on-campus pursuing research activities and advanced          2 Recommendations & Can apply ONLINE!         studies, learn about career options in technology and science, learn from role models, receive mentoring.      an Essay!

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Summer Fun for 2012                                 Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                       Saint Paul, Minnesota

                        Program Name                                                                                Description                                                                 Deadline
                                                                     Cost: $50, scholarship + transportation help for those with financial need.                                       DUE
  University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Current 8th-11th Graders
                                                                     Application form, essay, math/science teacher OR counselor recommendation, & transcript ?s – Contact
  Exploring Careers in Engineering & Physical Science                Dorothy Cheng, or 612-626-7566. Visit the CCC or go to
                                                                     Future 9th and 10th = 7:30am – 5:30pm, Saint Paul Campus. Co-ed program = June 25-29.
  Demonstrations, lectures, tours and lab experiences, plus                                                                                                                            Priority: March 30
                                                                     Women only: July 9-13  must apply online for "Engineering and Science for Girls" towards the bottom of
  campus tours with science and engineering students, panel          the screen at the website:
  discussions, informal lunches with career advisers and faculty,
  presentations by staff. Engineering, science, & math will come     Future 11th & 12th = 9am – 4pm, Mpls. Campus. Women only: June 18-22 and July 16-20.                              Final:
  alive as viable careers.                                                                                                                                                             April 20 , 2012
                                                                                                                               Co-ed: June 11-15 and July 23-27


  Michigan Technological University –                                Fundraising ideas:
  Scholarship Programs for Youth All FOR: GRADES 9-11                Engineering Scholars Program: July 8-14. Preference for 10th/11thunder-represented students.
                                                                                                                                                                                       By 5pm
   Only $195+ transportation there Charter bus cost: $250                            Deadline: By 5pm May 11.
                                                                                                                                                                                       May 11.
  round trip, $150 one way. Stay-over fee: $100 per weekend          National Summer Transportation Institute July 15-28. Investigate transportation industry. Bus = FREE!
                                                                                     Deadline: By 5pm May 11

  Michigan Tech. Women in Engineering –                              June 24-30. Must have 2 yrs math, 1 year chemistry. 20 FULL SCHOLARSHIPS from                                     FREE! FREE! FREE!
                                                                     3M (includes the $195 registration fee + Free Bus) for women from the Saint Paul/Minneapolis Area.
  Gr. 9-11  Ladies – this is FREE!                                                                                                                                                    Due: Friday,
                                                                     Visit the CCC or go online for an Application at, + ALSO

  Amy/CCC will give applications to 3M volunteer/retired 3M
                                                                     Submit a resume, Transcript, Attendance, Paragraph as to why you want this, 1 teacher recommendation.             March 23
  engineer Dick Streeper. ?s -                    Amy will give them your attendance/transcript. Give completed application to Amy S/CCC!!!                         to Amy S/CCC

  Michigan Tech. Univ. Career and Adventure Explorations –  Over 70 1-week courses. COOL STUFF! Cost: Live-in =$795 +, Commuter
  Grades 6-11.           $450. Charter bus cost: $250 round trip, $150 one way. Stay-over fee: $100 per weekend.

                                                                                                                                                                                       Apply ASAP
  Emerging Leaders in Teaching and Education 2012                    Summer program for future teachers of color. June 18-22, 2012 at the University of MN-Twin Cites
                                                                                                                                                                                       UNTIL FULL
  (ELITE) Academy                                                    Learn from current teachers, experience classes, social events, panel discussions, and other out-of-classroom
                                                                     activities, network. Visit CCC
  For: 9h, 10th, and 11th grade students of color
                                                                     or go online. For more info., contact Shannon Lucy at 763-504-8991, Required:
                                                                     application, transcript, two reference letters, and signatures. Applications reviewed March 1, 2012 until full.   Accepted students pay
  Are you interested in becoming a TEACHER? Then this is 4 U!

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Summer Fun for 2012                                 Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                       Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                                 Description                                                              Deadline

  H.O.P.E. Academy 2012                                              CO-ED Academy this year. Live at Winona State University June 23- July 30. Housing, supplies and meals
                                                                     provided! College and University Academic Courses, Preparedness Workshops and Testing, First Aid
  Harnessing Opportunities through Post-Secondary Education          Training and Certification, Leadership Seminar.                                                                   Deadline: June 1, 2012
  Pick up an application in the College and Career Center! 
  Summer Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs for
                                                                     For all ages. Taught by professional instructors in cooperation with the University of St. Thomas Institute for
  Children and Adults                                                                                                                                                                  For: 4-year olds through
                                                                     Academic and Social Achievement. $$$$ For more information or to register, call 1-800-979-9151
                                                            If you have any questions, you may email               entering 12th graders,
  Classes offered in Saint Paul at the University of St. Thomas                                                                                                                        college students, and
                                                                     LEARN: Phonics, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Study Skills, Speed Reading, and Love of Reading.                      adults!
  + Roseville + Shoreview + Many OTHER locations!

  Wilderness Inquiry Adventure Leadership Program for Teens
                                                            Year-round/Summer trips up north & at National Parks! Plus             Cost: $495 - $995.
  + OTHER camps for all ages, w/scholarship help.
                                                                     $100-$500 Micro Grants for girls ages 10-Grade 10             Scholarships available

  Medieval Minnesota Summer Camp at Augsburg College
                                                                     July15-21, 2012. Live on campus at Augsburg in Minneapolis for 1 week. Re-imagine life in the Middle              $200 due at Registration.
  Only 20 students allowed! For Ages 14-17.                          Ages. Learn medieval history, Develop a medieval character, Build a medieval costume, juggle, dance,              $850 total, or $800 if fill
                                                                     fence, play tunes on medieval instruments, perform authentic medieval stories, songs, & plays.                    out registration by Apr 1 $50 discount if register by April 1.

                                                                     Junior Composers Studio – July 9-21 w/Artaria String Quartet. Residency.
  Attention all Band/Orchestra Musicians + Pianists who want to
                                                                                                  $1450 if register by March 1, $1650 if register by June 18, 2012
  CREATE Music!
                                                                     Junior Composers Institute - July 15-21 w/Artaria String Quartet. Residency.
  For: Ages 14-20.
                                                                                                  $725 if register by March 1, $825 if register by June 18
  Limited to 20 students. Residential summer camp.
                                                                     Junior Songwriters Institute – July l4-20 $725 if register by March 1, $825 if register by June 18

  Itasca Community College Summer Engineering Camp
                                                                     July 9-14 = High School, and July 18-21 = Junior High. Registration PRIORITY deadline: March 15.
  Current Gr. 9-11 ($350) and also Gr. 6-8 ($285)                                                                                                                                      Scholarship deadline:
                                                                     6-day camp: computer applications, radio control and robotic interfacing, structural design challenges, 3-D       June 1, 2012
  Live on campus
                                                                     modeling and graphics, alternative energy work, etc. Speakers and industry tours. Expand your creativity!

  Young Writer’s Program at the Loft Literary Center                 1011 Washington Ave. S, Mpls, MN. Jennifer Dodgson, 612-215-2595,
  Estimated Full price: $372-$124 / $261-$87 for low income Lots of 12-week, 10, 8, 6 and 4-week WRITING classes!

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                    Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                               Description                                                           Deadline
  Shell Lake Arts Center in Shell Lake, Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                                  Applications and info in                                     Jazz Ensemble & Combo, Alternative Style Strings, Jazz Improvisation & Combo Camp, High School Wind            the CCC or online.                                      Ensemble, Piano, Middle School Concert Band, Painting and Drawing with Imagination, Show Choir, Film
                                                                   Making, Rock Band Camp, Extreme Pottery, Dance Intensive, Acting and Playwriting, Trumpet Workshop,            SCHOLARSHIPS!
  SCHOLARSHIPS available on a first come, first served basis       Guitar and Bass workshop, Music Theatre, Dr. Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop. #715-468-2414
                                                                                                                                                                                  Act fast! 
  Must have financial need.

  Gopher Business Camp at the University of Minnesota-             July 21-28. Live on campus at the U of M-TC. Minimum 3.5 GPA, strong math and science coursework,              Deadline: March 23
  Twin Cities Carlson School of Management                         demonstrated leadership and involvement. Apply online only.           Online form for
  For current 10th and 11th grade students. # 612-6224-3313        Learn about business & businesses, be mentored and receive a monetary stipend. For high potential students.    Counselor, too.

  Questbridge Scholarships – Juniors!
                                                                   For summer camps at exclusive colleges such as Harvard, Stanford, Notre Dame or Yale. ALSO –
  Amazing opportunities at America’s TOP colleges!                 FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to partner colleges such as Amherst, U of Chicago, Columbia, Emory, Notre Dame,              March 27, 2012
                                                                   Oberlin, Princeton, Stanford, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley, Wheaton, Williams, Yale and MORE!

                                                                   June 12-15, 2012. Juniors given priority. FREE! Including meals. Must drive to the U of M every day.
  ASM Materials Camp/University of Minnesota-Twin Cities  Must have basic knowledge of algebra, chemistry and physics.

  College of Science and Engineering Current 10th and 11th gr.     Mini-demonstrations, field trips to labs/work in labs, explore materials science and engineering principles.   Deadline:
  Must have strong math and science aptitude. Competitive.         What is Materials Science?                                     March 31, 2012                            = ONLINE student form to Register
                                                          = ONLINE teacher recommendation.

                                                                   July 7- July 13 at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. 50 Sophomores from all over the US, in the top 25%
  Carleton Liberal Arts Experience                                 of the class taking or planning to take an advanced curriculum (IB or AP) who are involved in activities.      Nomination PLUS
                                                                                                                                                                                  Application (with a
  (CLAE)      10th grade / African American / competitive          Students of African American descent or students interested in African culture are encouraged.                 Recommendation)
  Summer Academic Enrichment Program – FREE!                       Courses including DNA Fingerprinting, Economics, Writing, + ACT/SAT prep workshops, FUN! You must              ALL DUE:
                                                                   provide at least 1 letter of recommendation from an ACADEMIC teacher + answer 5 essay ?s.
       3 Harding students selected in the past.                                                                                                                                   April 1, 2012.
                                                                   Deadline: Ask a teacher or counselor to nominate you by April 1.

  Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN) Paid Internship           Paid summer intern program where Saint Paul high school students work with mentors and each other to           Deadline extended to
  Youth Intern Program – grades 8-11. July 10-August 23.           make meaningful media about community issues. Hands-on media production experience. No previous                March 16, 2012!

  Commit to 4 hours a day Tuesday-Thursday.                        experience required. Camera operation, interviewing, and digital editing through the production of Public      Must live in Saint Paul

  Bus passes provided. ?s – Call #651-298-8919                     Service Announcements (PSAs) and documentaries. $ cash stipend.         ?s –                & Apply through

  !! & !!          Required: Application to SPNN AND Application to City of Saint Paul Youth Job Corps!!                          Youth Job Corps

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Summer Fun for 2012                              Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                           Saint Paul, Minnesota

                      Program Name                                                                                 Description                                                                Deadline
                                                                  Experience first hand what college life is like. Who: 10th & 11th grade women of color, 2.5GPA.
                                                                                                                                                                                        May 2, 2012
  St. Kate’s First Step Summer Institute                          When: June 18-22 or June 25-June 29. (live on campus for the week)
                        10th /11th grade women of color only      Cost: FREE + eligible for $8,000 in scholarship money to go to St. Kate’s for college!!
                                                                                                                                                                                        ?s – Call
                                 GREAT OPPORTUNITY!               Application, recommendation letter, transcript, one short essay.
                                                         Contact Carolyn Jackson

                                                                  Sunday, June 16 – Friday, July 27. For first-generation college students, students of color, and low-income
  University of Wisconsin – Madison Engineering Summer
                                                                  students and women. 3.0 GPA unweighted or better, with one year of algebra, geometry and chemistry.
  Program (ESP) – for current SOPHOMORES and JUNIORS.
                                                                  Spend 6 weeks living in campus dorms, taking math, science, engineering, and communication courses,                   Deadline:
  Go to                    exploring engineering careers, visiting industries, and making connections with professionals.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, April 6, 2012
  Need letter of recommendation from 1 science & 1 math            All costs are covered by the program; $500 stipend awarded upon successful completion.
                                                                  They will help with transportation. The Megabus is about $50.

                                                                  Pro CSI: 1 week, residential program; participation in hands-on engineering labs & workshops. Who:
                                                                  current 9th-11th gr., Deadline: ? 2012                                   Deadlines:
  OTHER UW-Madison Engineering Camps:                             Engineering Tomorrow’s Careers Camp (ETC): Girls Only; 1 week residential program; exploration of
                                                                  engineering & the sciences. Who: current 10th & 11th gr. girls                                                        Go online
                                                         Deadline: ? 2012

                                                                  Receive a small stipend. Must have good grades and attendance record. Need your transcript,
  Kids Into Health Careers –
                                                                  essay, plus one letter of recommendation and one letter of parent/guardian support. Explore and
  For current 9th-11th grade students of color                    interact with professionals in the health field, including hands-on activities, tours of facilities, & college-like   RECEIVED BY
                                                                  lectures/seminars led by experts.
  At the U of M-Twin Cities – 6 week paid summer internship                                                                                                                             Friday, May 11, 2012
                                                                  Learn about all the different health care training programs at the U of M-Twin Cities!!
  ?s – contact Yee Xiong at

  SUMMER VOLUNTEERING…                                            Pick up the Volunteer Opportunities Chart outside the CCC for ideas. Work with hospitals, kids, elderly,             animals, museums, etc.

                                                                                                                                                                                        2012 Tour Info
  Pay It Forward –                                                                                                                                                                      NOT yet available.
                                                                  Cost: Only $50 and SCHOLARSHIPS are available!
  Through East Metro Integration District
                                                                  Just go online to and type in your zip code and register for EMID’s tour.
  High school multi-city multi-day
                                                                  Contact Heidi at 651-785-3170 for scholarship.
  community service tour

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Summer Fun for 2012                               Created by Amy Samelian,, 651-744-3149, Harding HS College & Career Center                                         Saint Paul, Minnesota

                       Program Name                                                                                 Description                                                              Deadline

  PAST DUE Summer Programs

                                                                     Only 16-18 students per session. 6 weeks, 3 hours a day, 5 days a week. June 24 – August 4, 2012 at either        Paper application due:
  Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP) FREE!                  Cornell University in New York (Literature Takes on Moral Complexity OR Democracy and Diversity) or               Jan. 20/
  FOR: JUNIORS interested in college-level seminars. VERY            the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (The Origin of Species and the Politics of Evolution OR Modernism
  competitive.                                                       through Modern Art and Theater). Extensive discussion, public speaking, writing and more. This is a very          Online app. Due: Jan.
                                                                     intense academic and intellectual experience. Visit                           23, 2012.

                                                                     Experience college seminars re: the histories and cultural experiences of people of African descent and other
                                                                     topics that address diversity in society. FULL scholarship to participate in a free, 6-week seminar June 24 –
  Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS) FREE for                                                                                                                              Paper app:
                                                                     August 4. Full travel scholarships available to the site. Meet with 18 other students in a small residence hall
  10th gr. African-American, other historical minorities, or those
                                                                     at a host university & participate in an academic seminar led by 2 college professors. Indiana University or      Jan. 6/Online: Jan. 9.
  with an interest in African American studies
                                                                     University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Essays, transcript & recommendation letter. Finalists interviewed in
                                                                     March and April, final decision in May. Visit CCC or go to

  POTENTIALLY DISCONTINUED CAMPS                                                                             Due to lack of funding?

  Summer Science Research Institute (SRI) Get paid $500!                                                                                                                               Due: April 30, 2011
                                                                     For Current Grades 9-11. Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 5, 9am – 1pm, Monday-Friday. Must be able to
  5-week summer session.                                             attend the ENTIRE specified time period. Concordia U/St. Paul OR Northwestern College/Roseville. Call             ?s – See Mr. Houston,
                                                                     Elizebeth Karlen, #612-501-7529, Visit CCC or                   math teacher, Rm 1437.
  Then meet monthly during school year.

  Summer Science Symposium Current 10th and 11th graders             Open to ethnic minority students and first-generation college bound students with a 2.5 GPA and a class rank      Due: May 20, 2011
                                                                     in the top 50%. Apply ONLINE. Cost: Only $50, once accepted!! Can carpool with others to get there.
  at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa         June 19-24, 2011 Transcripts/release forms may be faxed.                     2012?

                                                                     Live at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities July 18 – July 23, 2011. Hands-on activities, tours of major      Due: April 30, 2011
  Accounting Career Awareness Program – FREE!                        corporations, learn accounting, finance, marketing, business management, and more.

                            For minority high school students.       Learn from professional business leaders. Transcript, brief essay, recommendation. Applications in CCC.
                                                            ?s – call Nana Ahwoi at 612-371-8608 or                                            2012??

  Firefighters’ and Emergency Services Challenge                                                                                                                                       Registration forms are in
                                                                     June 20-23, 9am – 3pm. Cost: $25, Learn about a career in Fire Protection, what it takes and how to prepare.      the CCC. Mail this in AS
  summer camp sponsored by Hennepin Technical College.               Experience hands-on training using real tools and equipment. Register by calling 952-995-1330.                    SOON AS POSSIBLE!
  Camp location: 1683 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul, MN              For scholarships, email or call him at 952-995-1329.
                                                                                                                                                                                       2012 ??

  Forensic Psychology Career Day – Explorer Post meeting             Criminal/psychological profiling, de-escalation techniques, behavior disorders, & much more! Lunch is not         You must register in
  Friday, June 17, 2011 at Argosy Univ. in Eagan. 9:00am – 3pm.      provided. Bring your own or buy in their café. Call 1-888-844-2004 to register          advance. 2012?

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