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  Aggie summer programs: 
Aggieland Preview Day (SR)
Starting to look at colleges to apply to? If so, the Office of Admissions invites you to come for a quick visit to Texas A&M University in aturday, July. Aggieland Preview Day is a half-day program designed for rising high school seniors interested in applying to Texas A&M University. Prospective students will attend academic college sessions, take a campus tour, and visit a dormitory. Space is limited and registration is required.

Aggie-STEM Summer Camp (middle & high school students)
The Aggie center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) hosts an annual summer camp for middle and high school students. The summer camp will provide students real-world experiences in STEM education through STEM project-based learning, improve SAT scores and provide a world-class university experience with Texas A&M University professors in STEM fields. Students will attend non-credit STEM classes by TAMU professors, use 3D printers, Chemistry of Cosmetics, Safety Engineering, Construction Engineering, Circuit Design, Learn to use Xtranormal Animation Studio and Photo Story, Advanced Mathematics, Code and Coding Theory, Plant Biology, PSAT/SAT prep class, and a variety of social activities and local field trips. Students may choose from 3 different options, including the two-day camp options or the residence hall stay option. aggiestem.tamu.edu

Camp ARCH (SO, JR, SR)
Camp ARCH is a weeklong interdisciplinary experience that acquaints students with the study of and potential careers in architecture, visualization, construction science, landscape architecture and urban planning.  Camp will be July 8- July 14, 2018.  Space is limited to 75 students; cost is $1,200, if you require financial aid, submit an essay explaining your need for support.   camparch.tamu.edu

Camp BUILD: Building at Better Tomorrow (11th – 12th Grade)
Camp BUILD is a one-week high school summer camp for juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to explore Civil Engineering as a major at Texas A&M University and experience the Aggie culture! Camp activities include design projects, departmental lab tours, and evening recreational opportunities. Please check the Camp BUILD website for application information. tx.ag/BUILD

ENGAGE Summer Camp (10th – 11th Grade)
The ENGAGE Summer Camp is a 6-day residential summer camp program designed to give high school students with an interest in science, mathematics, and engineering an opportunity to explore engineering as a career. During the camp, students live on campus in modern residence halls, participate in group and panel discussions, see engineering activities in progress in laboratories and do a bit of engineering themselves by completing a design project. Camp counselors are with camp participants throughout the day and during the evenings. tx.ag/ENGAGE

ExpLORE (SR)
Exploring Leadership Opportunities and Rewards in Education (ExpLORE) highlights teacher education programs, leadership and career opportunities and courses of study in the teaching profession. education.tamu.edu/explore

Geosciences Exploration Summer Program (GeoX) (JR, SR)
Texas A&M University's College of Geosciences offers a free program to rising high school juniors and seniors interested in Geosciences. Participants will stay on campus, learn what it means to be an Aggie and discover world-wide career opportunities in the field. Admission is limited, and applicants are required to have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be in the top 10% of their graduating class, as well as provide supporting documentation. geox.tamu.edu
 
National Scholar Invitational (SR)
National Scholar Invitational is a program designed for high school students who have just finished their junior year and are on track to being recognized as a National Merit or National Hispanic Scholar.  NSI is a fast-paced two-day program that allows students to explore Texas A&M University's academic departments as well as experience student life first-hand.  The invitational is designed to help students gain knowledge about what it's like to be an Aggie, give them the opportunity to see the University at work as well as showcase the University's academic opportunities, traditions, and a strong commitment to diversity.
 
National Youth Science Camp:  Two talented graduating seniors will be selected to represent Texas at the 2018 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). Student delegates attend the STEM and outdoor adventure program, at no charge. Travel is included. The students also spend several days in Washington, DC.

Applications are now open. Applications close on February 28, 2018 at 6:00pm EST.

The dates of NYSC are planned for June 27 - July 21, 2018. Only students who can attend the entire session should plan to apply.

Additional information is available at http://apply.nysc.org.

 
Naval Academy Admissions Outreach:  Summer STEM rising 9th-11th grade - 6 day academic experience in June.  This is to get students interested in the different STEM majors, not even necessarily at USNA.
 
Naval Academy Adissions Outreach:  Summer Seminar rising 12th graders - 6 day military experience in June.  Midshipman-lite, one week of morning PT, activities, drill instruction and USNA exposure.

Poultry Institute for Youth (JR, SR)
The Institute is a four-day enrichment camp for students with an interest in the poultry industry. Students will attend mini-lectures taught by Texas A&M University staff on topics such as anatomy, embryology, immunology, nutrition, and processing. Students will also take field trips to a commercial layer facility and a local processing facility. posc.tamu.edu/texas-agrilife-poultry-extension-specialists/youth-programs

SMaRT Camp (middle & high school students) 
SMaRT is a National Science Foundation supported two-week summer program at Texas A&M University. It is intended to facilitate interest in mathematics of advanced high school students. High school students of age 14-18, who are US citizens or permanent residents, are eligible to apply.  The camp will provide an intensive learning environment in mathematics, where high school students will learn not only useful mathematical facts, but also how to approach mathematical problems, prove mathematical statements, and write the results. math.tamu.edu/outreach/Camp
 
Summer College at Duke (9th-11th grade)
We invite you to imagine yourself at Duke this summer if you are:
  • interested in engaging deeply with a particular subject
  • hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities on Duke's historic West Campus
  • seeking to prepare for college and to create an international network of peers
Check out our 2018 Duke Summer College and Summer Academy blog.
summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

Summer Opportunities in Aerospace Research (SOAR) (11th – 12th Grade)
Camp SOAR is a five-day summer camp designed to expose upcoming high school juniors and seniors with an interest in Aerospace Engineering to the research and facilities at Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) Department of Aerospace Engineering (AERO). During the week at TAMU, students will be able to explore the field though design projects and departmental tours. They will have the opportunity to interact with current students as well as world-renowned faculty. A program application is required. Please check the program website for the application deadline. tx.ag/SOAR

Veterinary Enrichment Camp (JR, SR)
In this three-day program, participants explore the possibilities of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University through hands-on experiences. vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp
 
American Musical and Dramatic Academy - 2, 4, or 6-week sessions beginning July 1, 2018.  Study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA's New York City or Los Angeles campuses.  See AMDA.edu for details.
 
Camp Cardiac:  Camp Cardiac is a 1-week (Monday to Friday) summer day camp running daily from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  The camp is open to all high school students (including Spring/Summer 2017 graduates) 15-18 years of age as of first day of assigned session.  Lectures & hands-on experience:  cover basic heart anatomy and physiology, campers will learn a variety of skills, including how to take patient histories, suture, and perform basic routine physical exams, and Heart Dissection (pig)* campers receive hands-on experience as part of their basic heart anatomy.  Registration opens in February.
 
Camp Neuro Hands-on Workshops Open Campers will learn a variety of skills, including how to tie surgical knots, take patient histories, and perform basic routine physical exams, hands-on experience as part of their basic brain anatomy. This is a one week summer camp for high school students.  Registration opens in February.
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)Are you a high school senior planning to enroll in a 4-or 5-year college program, who is looking for an exciting and challenging internship experience? Consider the Central Intelligence Agency's Undergraduate Scholarship Program.  Applications for this program are accepted from 1 April - August 31; High school applicants must be age 18 by date of their application to be eligible for employment.  www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/high-school-students.html
 
Discover Yourself in Accounting Majors and Careers (DYNAMC) This all expenses paid program offers high school students from all backgrounds the chance to explore career paths in accounting. DYNAMC is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills, make new connections, and see all the advantages there are to being a part of the nation's #1 accounting program.  Registration opens February 1, 2018.  www.mccombs.utexas.edu/BBA/Academics/Summer-High-School-Programs
 
 
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (California):  Do you dream of being a designer, stylist, or the next Anna Wintour? Then join us at FIDM to see what it takes to have a career in fashion. You’ll learn from some of the most successful people in the business and develop new skills like trend spotting, fashion sketching, pattern design, and prop styling.  Los Angeles: June 20–22, 2018; San Francisco: June 25–27, 2018; San Diego: June 25–27, 2018; Orange County: June 27–29, 2018.  Registration to open soon:  http://fidm.edu/en/news+and+events/FIDM+Summer+Programs/#tab_pane3
 
McCombs Future Executive Academy (MFEA) brings high school students together for a week of hands-on workshops and learning opportunities. This all expenses paid program takes place in June on The University of Texas at Austin campus. It's a great way to meet new people, challenge yourself, and gain experience you can use when applying for college. Registration opens February 1, 2018. www.mccombs.utexas.edu/BBA/Academics/Summer-High-School-Programs
 
 
 
Stephen F. Austin University:  Pre-Law Academy for high school juniors and seniors to attend introducing them to careers in law.  June 9-June 16, 2018.  Qualified students are accepted on a first come, first served basis until capacity is reached.  Scholarships are available.  For more information, visit:  www.sfasu.edu/pre-lawacademy  
Enrollment limited to 50 students.
 
TACAC Camp College: Open to current high school juniors, is a college preparation program targeted to prepare a diverse group of students from across the state of Texas for college. Approximately 120 rising high school seniors are invited to attend a three-day, overnight, all-expenses-paid program.  More information when registration opens.  http://www.tacac.org/camp-college-1
 
Texas A & M Galveston Sea Camp:  Sea Camp was founded in 1986 and provides residential, hands-on marine adventures for 10-18 year olds during the summer months. Talented & Gifted (TAG) camps are part of Sea Camp and are for high ability students Ages 14-18.  Visit tamug.edu/seacamp for more information.
 
Tyler Junior College Surveying and Mapping Summer Camp: The Surveying and Mapping Summer Camp, open to high school juniors and seniors,  offered at the TJC main campus, is a public service introducing young people to surveying and mapping activities and career opportunities in the surveying profession. The camp is conducted free of charge to the students who participate.  More information when registration opens.
 
University of Alabama:   Summer on campus 2018 -You don't have to wait until your freshman year to stay on campus and attend college classes.  You will live in a residence hall, walk the quad, and make great friends and take two college courses - all with a strong support network.  Get more info @ uaearlycollege.us.edu
 
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions - Summer program for high school students.  For seven weeks, participants will interact with School of Health Professions faculty five days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in state-of-the art School of Health Professions facilities. The program offers hands-on experiences in college-level molecular, cellular, and microbiological laboratory techniques, as well as in-depth workshops in Medical Dosimetry, Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Imaging.  If selected, participants will receive a scholarship for the seven-week period. The program dates are June 4 to July 20, 2018.

To apply and find out more about the program, visit the web page http://bit.ly/SHP-HS-Summer.

 
Washington Univesity in St. Louis -  High school summer Scholars Program & High School Summer Institutes - check out their amazing programs:  Pre-Med,
Pre-Engineering, Creative Writing, Humanities, Global Leadership, Environmental Studies, philosophy, and Young Leaders.  Application deadline is April 1, 2018.  Check it out at:  summerexperiences.wustl.edu