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
 

2018 Emerging Scholars Academy at NC State
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. Students chosen as Emerging Scholars will:

  • Experience University Campus Life
  • Attend Classes taught by University Professors
  • Participate in College Preparation Activities
  • Discuss Cultural Identifications and Concerns of African American Students

You must apply to be selected to attend the Academy by submitting the completed online form below. This program is offered at no charge, but there is a $10 deposit to confirm participation in the program.  The deposit will cover the cost of program materials.

The NC State Emerging Scholars Academy is for you if you:

  • Are a rising 11th grader
  • Have a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher or are in the top 10% of your class.
  • Are interested in African American topics
  • Are a leader in your school, family and/or community

The application deadline is April 15th.  Selected participants will be notified by April 30.
https://emas.ncsu.edu/precollege/emerging-scholars-academy/

2018 "Ni Hao" Wolfpack - Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp at NC State 
Organized by The Confucius Institute at NC State University, rising 6th through 12th graders will enjoy a Chinese language and culture camp to help them learn about a new culture and get them excited to communicate with a larger world. This interactive and academic week-long summer camp will provide a taste of Chinese language and culture that your middle school - high school aged students is sure to enjoy!
https://confucius.ncsu.edu/programs/ni-hao-wolfpack/
Camp Contact: Dr. Yang Mei  myang18@ncsu.edu

2018 Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders (MGSI)
MSGI is seeking high school juniors (rising seniors) who have a sincere interest in business as a college major and demonstrate leadership potential.  Some candidates have an entrepreneurial spirit, or have unique or extensive part-time work experience.  MGSI combines a residential experience with out of state travel.  Following three weeks on campus at Appalachian State University, the program concludes with a week of travel to various business and cultural/entertainment sites. This year we will be traveling to New York City. Only 24 students are selected for this awesome opportunity!
Application deadline is February 28th 2018
www.marthaguy.appstate.edu
 
2018 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.

http://immersion.summer.wfu.edu/

2018 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/

2018 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 2018
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 2018
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/

2018 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 2018
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 2018
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.

Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
Stanford AI4ALL, formerly SAILORS, invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.

2018 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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018 Summer Season. All NCYCC positions are located in North Carolina, and members will be camping in tents for the duration of their term. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2018. 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/

Middle School Summer Programs
 

2018 "Ni Hao" Wolfpack - Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp at NC State 
Organized by The Confucius Institute at NC State University, rising 6th through 12th graders will enjoy a Chinese language and culture camp to help them learn about a new culture and get them excited to communicate with a larger world. This interactive and academic week-long summer camp will provide a taste of Chinese language and culture that your middle school - high school aged students is sure to enjoy!
https://confucius.ncsu.edu/programs/ni-hao-wolfpack/
Camp Contact: Dr. Yang Mei  myang18@ncsu.edu


NC State Camps 2018

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/

4H Camp 2018
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 2018
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: http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/summerprograms/index.php

 

2018 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

 

Mindspire Track-Out Camps for Gifted Middle School Students 2018

Camp topics include advanced math, debate, STEM + Design, Science. Every day is full of exploration, intellectual adventure, open-minded inquiry, and learner-directed projects. Mindspire's teachers provide students the encouragement and support they need to have genuinely meaningful educational experiences.

http://mindspire.com/track-out-home

Lower School Summer Programs

 

4H Camp 2018
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 2018
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: http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/theengineeringplace/summerprograms/index.php