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Florida Summer Pre-College Program Descriptions
Program: Circle F Dude Ranch Summer Camp for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students: Lake Wales, Florida Description: Circle F Summer Camp is designed to provide a wholesome, enriching atmosphere and an enjoyable Florida summer camp experience! Over 25 different activities available on the camp’s private 500+acre property and 42 acre lake. Welcome to Circle F Dude Ranch Camp in Lake Wales, south of Orlando, Florida, with 500 acres of lush Live Oaks, rolling hills and the best of old Florida. Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students. Program website: Circle F Dude Ranch Summer Camp
Program: University of Florida Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability for High School Students: Gainesville, Florida Description: The University of Florida Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability is a summer program that provides students with a chance to experience college life and learn about entrepreneurship, leadership, and sustainability. The summer program gives students the opportunity to experience life on the campus of the University of Florida while gaining valuable experiences. Students engage in problem activities, gain in-depth understanding of sustainability, and participate in hands-on activities. The goal of the Florida summer program is to empower students to become leaders and changemakers. Participants: High school students. Program website: University of Florida Summer Program
Program: Florida Gulf Coast University Summer Programs High School Students and Middle School Students: Fort Myers, Florida Description: Florida Gulf Coast University offers summer enrichment programs for high school and middle school students. The programs are sponsored by the Office of Outreach Programs and are designed to enhance motivation as well as to engage students in productive programming. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Florida Gulf Coast Summer Programs
Program: Florida Institute of Technology Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students: Melbourne, Florida Description: Florida Institute of Technology offers summer computer and technology camps for high school students. Students learn about computer programming and technology in the camps. Participants have the opportunity to learn programming skills, making movies and even games using Alice software. Not only will programming become fun, but students will also learn alongside some of the department’s top professors, making this one of the coolest programs you can be a part of this summer! Participants: High school students. Program website: Florida Institute of Technology Summer Pre-College Program
Program: Florida State University Young Scholars Pre-College Summer Program for High School Students: Tallahassee, Florida Description: Florida State University offers a summer program for high school students that provides them with the opportunity to experience life on a college campus, learn about Florida State University, and engage in valuable learning activities. The Florida State Summer Scholars Programs gives high school students a chance to participate in research in science, mathematics and computer science. Students also have the opportunity to learn from faculty members and meet other students with similar interests. The program is designed to be a great way to prepare for entering college. Participants: High school students. Program website: Florida State Young Scholars Summer Program
Program: Florida SciGirls Summer Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Held at Florida State University Description: Florida’s SciGirls is a summer camp that is designed to motivate and inspire high school and middle school female students to pursue careers in science. Participants engage in hands on science-related activities, learn about high interest topics, and gain insight into exciting careers in the sciences. The Florida summer camp also includes a broad range of experiences, including learning about varying science disciplines, participating indoor experiences (labs, lectures, demonstrations, walking tours), engaging outdoor field experiences (swimming, snorkeling, hiking, data collection), and working in group settings with local scientists and science educators. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Florida SciGirls Summer Camps
Program: Camp Frontier Summer Camp for Kids and Teenagers: Wimauma, Florida Description: As Florida’s OverNight and Day Camp, Camp Frontier provides an outstanding traditional American summer camp experience to boys and girls age six through High School. We strive to meet each camper’s individual needs in a safe, supportive environment with a child-centered program. Campers select their own schedule from over 30 activities as well as team events, cabin programs, beach and theme park field trips. Campers have attended from throughout Florida, many states and from countries around the world. Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students. Program website: Camp Frontier in Florida
Program: iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens: Universities in Florida Description: This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 275,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, build websites, design video games, experience virtual reality, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style. Tech-savvy instructors teach curriculum in small groups of just 8 students per instructor and campers enjoy long-term benefits that extend into future careers. iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Get started today at www.idtech.com or call (888)709-8324 and join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow. Participants: Kids and Teenagers. Summer program website: iD Tech Camps
Program: University of Miami Summer Scholars Program for High School Students: Miami, Florida Description: The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program (SSP) provides high school sophomores and juniors with the opportunity to explore their interests and gain valuable experiences in college setting. This program also enables students to interact with professors, and peers, and to develop academically. Participants: High school students (sophomores and juniors) Program website: Miami Summer Scholars Program
Program: Ringling College PreCollege Perspective Summer Art Program for High School Students: Sarasota, Florida
Description: PreCollege is an extraordinary experience designed to give you the tools needed to develop a strong portfolio of work to open doors to college admissions, scholarships, and other long-term career goals, and to help you succeed with your transition to college.
EXPERIENCE total creative immersion designed to help you discover your artistic strengths. CREATE your future through project-based explorations grounded in the majors. Explore multiple majors for exposure to varied approaches and mediums as you build observational, technical and analytical skills in immersive investigations. Unleash your potential as you experiment, take risks and make mistakes! Learn how to analyze and discuss your work, and the work of others in guided critique sessions designed to bolster visual vocabulary while bringing clarity to the strengths and weaknesses in your artistic practice. DISCOVER what it means to be a professional creative while working on the cutting edge of studio practice in media, studio, and design arts. FOCUS on your long-term creative career goals while you strengthen your portfolio for college admission and scholarships. BUILD lasting friendships that will become the foundation of your creative professional network. CONFIRM you’re on the right track or use your new knowledge to consider the better major for you. EARN 3 college credits to jump-start your college goals.
Participants: PreCollege is open to high school students ages 16-18 rising into their junior and senior years or just graduating. Program website: Ringling PreCollege Perspective
Program: University of West Florida Explore Summer Camp Kids and Teenagers: Pensacola, Florida Description: University of West Florida offers Explore Summer Camps. These camps provide opportunities for students gain interesting and new experiences during the summer. The West Florida summer camps are designed to enable students to explore high interest topics and to grow academically. The camps are also designed to be enjoyable experiences while learning during the summer. Most of the summer programs are aligned with state education standards, 21st Century Skills and STEM-related topics. Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students. Program website: West Florida Explore Summer Camp