Summer Programs

Summer Programs are a wonderful opportunity for our students to gain academic, leadership and character development while visiting the beautiful college campuses in our state. Many admission’s offices agree that a student’s involvement in this type of program can better prepare them for life after high school at a college or university. Greenfield students agree and have been involved in a number of amazing programs. All summer programs are broken into Lower, Middle and Upper School for eligibility.


Upper School Summer Programs
 
2019 Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program 

The Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program is a hands-on learning experience. Students dive deep into a field of study with access to world-class faculty, researchers, and industry professionals. Applicants must be rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming college freshman.

https://immersion.summer.wfu.edu/students/

2019 Shelton Leadership Challenge 

The Shelton Leadership Challenge is a fantastic summer opportunity for our rising 9th-12th graders. Kids who have attended in the past have loved this opportunity and many of those kids will be returning to the Tier II program. If your student is interested, please find information about the program and application at this link.
https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/youth-shelton-challenge/apply-for-challenge/

2019 Hugh O'Brian Youth State Leadership Seminar

The Hugh O'Brian Youth State Leadership Seminar is designed to empower high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school and community. Students attend a 3 or 4 day seminar to participate in hands-on leadership activities, meet leaders in your state, and explore their personal leadership skills, while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in the community. Application can be found at www.hoby.org

Wofford Scholars 2019

Anyone interested in Wofford College as one of their schools, please check out the Wofford Scholars program http://www.wofford.edu/scholars/. This is a very competitive program in which students must demonstrate scholarship, leadership and potential for success as well as highly competitive SAT or ACT scores and grade point average. Qualified candidates are eligible to compete for scholarships ranging from $3,000 per year up to full scholarships, valued at $45,000 per year. Applications must be completed by the Guidance Counselor.

University of Alabama Early College 2019

The University of Alabama is accepting applications from highly motivated sophomore, junior and senior students who are prepared for the rigor of college study. These students should demonstrate maturity for a vibrant summer college experience. If accepted into the program, students will be eligible to live on campus during the summer and earn 6-14 college credits. Students live with peer coaches and staff, attend required study hall, and participate in a wide variety of experiences. The minimum GPA requirement for this program is a 3.0 or higher.
http://uaearlycollege.ua.edu/

2019 Duke Youth Programs

Duke Youth Programs is a part of Duke University Continuing Studies and has provided summer academic enrichment for academically motivated youth for over 30 years. Each summer approximately 650 youth from around the nation and world, representing some 22 states and 5 different countries, attend one of the Duke summer programs. All programs seek to engage learners in innovative, interactive, transformative learning experiences. Co-curricular social and recreational activities are carefully planned and delivered to complement the instructional day. The camp “learning community” approaches learning as a shared responsibility among students, instructors, and counselors. Some of the camps include Biosciences and Engineering Camp for High School or Middle School, Cryptography Camp, or a Young Writer’s Camp – just to name a few! http://learnmore.duke.edu/youth

4H Camp 2019

The North Carolina 4-H Camps & Centers offers eight weeks of residential summer camp for children beginning at age 6 for Cloverbuds, ages 8- 14 for traditional 4-H camp, and up to age 17 for the Leaders in Training (LIT) program and specialty camps beginning in June. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.nc4hcamps.org

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes 2019

The Summer Institutes provide an opportunity for these students to enrich and accelerate their academic pursuits and to meet other students who share their interests and abilities. Subject areas include arts and humanities, business, computer science, engineering, legal studies, mathematics, social science, physical and biological science, and writing. The instructors are assisted by undergraduate and graduate student mentors who have expertise in the course subject areas. These mentors serve a dual role of Residential Counselor and Teaching Assistant so that the academic and social aspects of the program are tightly integrated. For more information, please visit:
https://summerinstitutes.spcs.stanford.edu/

2019 North Carolina Wesleyan College Youth Theology Institute

The North Carolina Wesleyan College Youth Theology Institute is now accepting applications for its inaugural year. Rising high school 10th, 11th and 12th graders are eligible to participate in this year-long program. They will kick off this summer with a week-long residential experience held at NC Wesleyan College followed by service and mentorship opportunities.
For more information on this program please visit http://ncwc.edu/youththeologyinstitute/

National Student Leadership Conference 2019

Sponsored by the National Student Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan, education organization, the NSLC provides students with the opportunity to experience life on a college campus; develop essential leadership skills; and explore a future career through exciting simulations, exclusive site visits and interactive meetings with renowned leaders in their chosen field. Fields include business, STEM, government and law, leadership and performance art.
https://www.nslcleaders.org/

Oxbridge Academic Program 2019

Oxbridge Academic Programs has been welcoming intellectually adventurous high school and junior high school students to summer study programs in Europe and the United States for over 30 years. Students from over 80 countries are housed and educated in great and historic centers of learning: Oxford and Cambridge in England, St. Andrews in Scotland, Barcelona and Salamanca in Spain, Paris and Montpellier in France, and New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles in the United States. From Archeology to Zoology, they offer more than 200 courses – a dazzling variety of humanities, sciences, social sciences, professional, and creative subjects – transcending traditional classroom limitations and school curricula. Popular courses include Medical Science, Business, Law, Psychology, and Engineering, among many others. They have language immersion programs in Montpellier and Salamanca, for students wishing to perfect their French and Spanish, as well as courses in Paris and Barcelona for all language levels, taught in context by native speakers. 
http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/

NC Youth Conservation Corps 2019

The North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) is a comprehensive youth development program that uses the natural world as a platform for teaching environmental stewardship, job and life skills, leadership, community service, and personal responsibility. It is a direct descendant of the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps, which mobilized young men who dramatically improved the nation’s public lands while receiving food, shelter, education and a stipend. NCYCC projects improve, restore, and protect North Carolina’s natural lands, create new outdoor recreational opportunities for North Carolina families, and help build healthy communities. NC Youth Conservation Corps is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Season. All NCYCC positions are located in North Carolina, and members will be camping in tents for the duration of their term. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so don’t wait. Submit your application today to be considered for one of their crews.
https://www.ctnc.org/connect/ncycc/

2019 Clemson University Summer Scholars Program


Clemson University Summer Scholars offers an exciting collegiate experience to gifted middle and high school students from across the globe. Students will experience challenging academic courses on a specific topic or area of interest; engage with Clemson faculty and field experts in university classrooms and laboratories; and experience campus life on a college campus! 

For more information on this program please visit clemson.edu/summer-scholars/ 

 

ACLU Summer Advocacy Program 2019


The ACLU Summer Advocacy Program (July 20-26) brings together high school students from across the United States to participate in a firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. During this week-long program in Washington, DC, students participate in electives and seminars led by lobbyists, community activists, lawyers, and ACLU experts to enhance their knowledge of civil liberties, social justice issues, and advocacy campaigns. The Close Up Foundation – a DC based civic education non-profit – partners with the ACLU to provide substantive experiential learning and small group discussion opportunities throughout the program. 
For more information on this program, please visit: https://www.aclu.org/issues/aclu-summer-institute

NC State Native Education Forum 

This event is a six-day residential summer program at NC State University where students will live on-campus, get to experience university campus life, become exposed to a college classroom, interact with American Indian faculty, staff and students, as well as obtain assistance with the college application process.
This program is offered at no charge, but there is a $10 deposit to confirm participation in the program. Students will be responsible for their transportation to campus to begin the program and from campus at its completion.
For more information on this program, please visit: https://emas.ncsu.edu/precollege/native-education-forum/?utm_source=UGA%3A+Summer+Program+Invitation+Email+2019&utm_campaign=cb41aaf8b0-UGA_Precollege_Summer_Programs&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4ad24035cc-cb41aaf8b0-86718458

NC State Emerging Scholars 2019

The Emerging Scholars Academy is a six-day residential academic enrichment program located on the NC State University campus. This program is designed for high school students who have a strong interest and appreciation for the African American experience and culture.
For more information on this program, please visit: https://emas.ncsu.edu/precollege/emerging-scholars-academy/?utm_source=UGA%3A+Summer+Program+Invitation+Email+2019&utm_campaign=cb41aaf8b0-UGA_Precollege_Summer_Programs&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4ad24035cc-cb41aaf8b0-86718458

NC State Textiles Program

The NC State College of Textiles - Zeis Textiles Extension is excited to announce a training program for North Carolina junior and senior high school students. The Junior Green Belt Certification Academy is an introduction to Lean Six Sigma (LSS), a continuous process improvement program that incorporates the efficiency tools found in Lean Manufacturing and the data collection and analysis tools found in Six Sigma and merges them into a robust toolkit. Learning these skills will provide the team with the means to reduce waste, improve quality, increase customer satisfaction and improve the bottom line. In addition to receiving LSS training, student teams will complete a project to improve an existing process at their school. The training will provide a structured approach to problem-solving useful at school, work and in life. The participants will be given access to an online training program, attend a four-day session on campus and present their project results in October.
For more information about this program, please visit: https://sites.textiles.ncsu.edu/junior-green-belt/

NC State Summer Textiles Exploration Program

The Wilson College holds five one-week sessions of STEP each summer. Participants live on-campus, learn about our degree programs, the admissions process, scholarship opportunities and work on a project related to one of our majors. The program cost is $250 for each participant; limited financial aid is available. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your students.
STEP is offered during the following weeks:

  • Week 1: June 16 - 21
  • Week 2: June 23 - 28
  • Week 3: July 7 - 12
  • Week 4: July 14 - 19
  • Week 5: July 21 - 26

Each student has the opportunity to rank their level of interest in the subject areas listed below, and will complete a project pertaining to that subject. 

  • Apparel Design
  • Textile Engineering
  • Business Management
  • Textile Design
  • Polymer Chemistry

For more information about this program, please visit: https://textiles.ncsu.edu/step/

Middle School Summer Programs
 

NC State Camps 2019

NC State is offering some wonderful camps for our Middle School Students! All can be found at the link below and offer things like Design Camp, 4H Camp, Algebra Camp, Young Writer’s Workshops, and Summer Engineering programs, just to name a few!
https://emas.ncsu.edu/precollege/programs/elementary-and-middle-school-students/

 

2019 Duke Youth Programs

Duke Youth Programs is a part of Duke University Continuing Studies and has provided summer academic enrichment for academically motivated youth for over 30 years. Each summer approximately 650 youth from around the nation and world, representing some 22 states and 5 different countries, attend one of the Duke summer programs. All programs seek to engage learners in innovative, interactive, transformative learning experiences. Co-curricular social and recreational activities are carefully planned and delivered to complement the instructional day. The camp “learning community” approaches learning as a shared responsibility among students, instructors, and counselors. Some of the camps include Biosciences and Engineering Camp for High School or Middle School, Cryptography Camp, or a Young Writer’s Camp – just to name a few! http://learnmore.duke.edu/youth

 

4H Camp 2019

The North Carolina 4-H Camps & Centers offers eight weeks of residential summer camp for children beginning at age 6 for Cloverbuds, ages 8- 14 for traditional 4-H camp, and up to age 17 for the Leaders in Training (LIT) program and specialty camps beginning in June. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.nc4hcamps.org


Wilson Engineering Camp 2019

The NC State College of Engineering in partnership with Wilson Community College and the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council will be offering a week-long, non-residential summer day camp for elementary and middle school students. The camp will be led by area teachers in collaboration with The Engineering Place from NC State University. For more specific program information refer to The Engineering Place’s website at: https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/summerprograms/partners/#wilson

 

Lower School Summer Programs

 

4H Camp 2019

The North Carolina 4-H Camps & Centers offers eight weeks of residential summer camp for children beginning at age 6 for Cloverbuds, ages 8- 14 for traditional 4-H camp, and up to age 17 for the Leaders in Training (LIT) program and specialty camps beginning in June. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.nc4hcamps.org


Wilson Engineering Camp 2019

The NC State College of Engineering in partnership with Wilson Community College and the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council will be offering a week-long, non-residential summer day camp for elementary and middle school students. The camp will be led by area teachers in collaboration with The Engineering Place from NC State University. For more specific program information refer to The Engineering Place’s website at: https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/summerprograms/partners/#wilson