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Georgia Summer Pre-College Program Descriptions
Program: Emagination Computer Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Held at Mercer in Georgia Description: Technology learning PLUS Summer Camp Fun!
Emagination blends the latest in technology with fun non-tech activities that create a well-rounded summer camp experience for kids & teens ages 8 -17. Two-week sessions allow time to make friends and become part of a community.
Beginners to experts choose three technology workshops. Create Digital Media – 3D Modeling, Digital Music, Photoshop. Learn to Code – Minecraft Modding, iApps, Scratch, Java, C#. Design Video Games – RPG, Action, Strategy, Mobile, Minecraft. Discover Engineering – Robots and RC Cars. Recreation and socializing are important! Campers get unplugged in outdoor games, swimming, a talent show, camper groups and more.
The experience at Emagination Computer Camps differs from typical weeklong technology camps. Emagination balances technology learning with the fun activities and lifetime benefits of traditional summer camps.University locations in Fairfield, Connecticut and near Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta bring together “kids like me” from nearby towns, states across America and many foreign countries. It’s Worth the Trip!
Program: Emagination Game Design Summer Program for High School Students: Held at Mercer in Georgia Description: GET INSIDE THE GAME!
Teens create a 3D video game. Learn creative and technical skills > Join a development team > Build a playable game > Present to a panel of experts > Tour a game design studio > Learn from guest speakers.
Teens 15 – 18 who are serious about learning game design will have fun while learning valuable real world skills in this immersive 14 day 13 night pre-college program. Choose your role on the development team. Will you be a 3D Animator, Level Designer, Audio Artist, or Programmer? Learn valuable skills using industry standard software — Maya and 3ds Max from Autodesk, Adobe Photoshop® and Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games.
Design and build your own 3D video game under the direction of Lead Designers (aka the Instructors). Present your game to a panel of industry experts, tour a game studio and learn from game studio guest speakers. Studios providing tours and speakers have included Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, Rock Star Games, Turbine Inc, Hi-Rez Studios.
Offered at Bentley University near Boston and Mercer University in Atlanta, Emagination Game Design attracts teens from all across America and many foreign countries. We help with transportation by picking up and dropping off at airport and train terminals. It’s Worth the Trip!
Program: Emory University Pre-College Summer Program for High School Students: Atlanta, Georgia Description: The Emory Pre-College Program is a summer academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. High school students may explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields, enroll in classes with college students, and earn transferable college credit. Two-week non-credit courses, and six-week credit courses are available. Emory Pre-College students live together in a dorm on campus or within commuting distance with their families and participate in a variety of programs, activities, and excursions designed to prepare them for college life.
Students will enjoy the beautiful, tree-lined Emory campus and its outstanding facilities, meet new people and make lifelong friends. Students come from all across the U.S. and the world. Ranked #21 by U.S. News and World Report and #14 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for best values among private universities, Emory University offers a small liberal arts college environment within a major research university. Click here to begin your application.
Program: University of Georgia Summer Academy Camps for High School and Middle School Students: Athens, Georgia Description: The University of Georgia offers summer educational camps for middle school and high school students. Students who participate in the Georgia Summer Academy have the opportunity to learn about and explore high interest topics. Students also have the chance to learn about the University of Georgia and to work with those who are experts in their fields. Additionally, the Georgia Summer Academy provides students with the opportunity to meet other students with common interests. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Georgia Summer Academy Camps
Program: University of Georgia Summer Business Program for High School Students: Athens, Georgia Description: The University of Georgia Summer Business Residency Program is designed to provide high school students an introduction to the field of business. High school students have the opportunity to visit the University of Georgia campus and explore careers in the business field. High school learn about a variety aspects relating to business and have the chance to experience life on a college campus. Participants: High school students. Program website: Georgia Summer Business Program
Program: Georgia Gwinnett University Summer Tech Camp for High School Students and Middle School Students: Lawrenceville, Georgia Description: Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) School of Science and Technology (SST) provides summer enrichment camps for high school and middle school students. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Georgia Gwinnett Summer Tech Camp
Program: Georgia State University Early College Summer Program for High School Students: Atlanta, Georgia Description: The Georgia State University Early College summer program for high school students helps prepare students for a college education. In this four week program students will take core subject matter college classes – English, Math, Human Anatomy/Biology – as well as enrichment classes that teach social and cultural aspects of college success. Students will also experience four fieldtrips – The Center for Civil and Human Rights, Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Junior Achievement at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, and… a surprise, out-of-town, fun-filled trip. Participants: Rising 11th and 12th graders. Program website: Georgia State Early College Program
Program: Georgia Tech University Summer Enrichment Programs for High School Students: Atlanta, Georgia Description: Georgia Tech CEISMC Summer PEAKS offers summer camps for high school students. High school students have the opportunity to explore high interest topics through the summer program offerings. Participants: High school students. Program website: Georgia Tech Summer Enrichment Programs
Program: iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens: Held at Emory and Fulton Science Academy in Georgia 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 (7-17). Summer program website: iD Tech Camps
Program: iD Game Design & Development Summer Academy for Teens: Held at Emory in Georgia Description: Our pre-college programs immerse teens in the world of video game design and development. With personalized instruction and never more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—this isn’t a classroom. The pressure is off so you can learn to create video games naturally. Courses are led by hand-selected industry professionals. We’re talking indie game designers. Big-time game developers. 3D level designers. You’ll gain valuable STEM skills, work hands-on with cutting-edge software, and gain Industry Insights to see how the pros work. Beyond exposure to game industry essentials, teens can expect late-night gaming tournaments hosted by NVIDIA (including multiplayer console tournaments during evening activities), with titles including Team Fortress 2, Portal 2, Counter-Strike, Half-Life 2, and Left 4 Dead 2. Show off your skills in LAN parties after instructional hours. You will hang with new friends, explore campus, and get a taste of college life. Participants: Teenagers – ages 13-18. Summer Program Website: iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens
Program: iD Coding and Engineering Summer Academy for Teens: Held at Emory in Georgia Description: Our 2-week programs immerse teens ages 13–18 in the world of computer science and app development. With personalized instruction and never more than 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—this isn’t a classroom. Our curriculum is customized so you can refine your programming skills at your pace, your way. Courses are led by hand-selected industry professionals. Some come from companies like Microsoft. Some are esteemed university professors on break for the summer. At iD Tech, you’ll gain valuable STEM skills, work hands-on with cutting-edge software, and gain Industry Insights to see how the pros work. Get immersed in the open-ended world of computer science, increase your understanding of application development, and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond. Join us—build your tech skills, hang with new friends, explore campus, and get a taste of college life and learning. Participants: Teenagers – ages 13-18. Summer program website: iD Coding and Engineering Academy for Teens
Program: Kennesaw State University College of the Arts – Summer Arts Intensive for High School Students: Kennesaw, Georgia Description: Are you a high school student looking into a summer arts program or arts camp? If you’re passionate about the arts and live in the metro Atlanta area, consider attending the Summer Arts Intensive at the College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University.
During our one-week, non-residential Summer Arts Intensive for high school students, you will immerse yourself in the program of your choice. An added bonus: you’ll experience a taste of college life at Kennesaw State University, the third largest university in Georgia. It’s definitely big time.
The program offer summer clinics on acting, dance, music, musical theatre, and visual arts. Students can have a productive time with peers from across the metro Atlanta area while studying with our nationally recognized faculty. The opportunity to study with Kennesaw State University professors––who are not only scholars but are also talented artists, musicians, dancers, and actors––is a rich and incredible experience that you’ll remember all of your life. At the end of the week, students will show off their achievements to friends and family during public performances and exhibitions.
The registration fee of $295 for the week includes lunch each day from our award-winning dining facility, The Commons. It also includes an awesome T-shirt to show off to your friends. Participants who attend the Summer Arts Intensive are eligible for scholarships for attending KSU College of the Arts after high school graduation.
Program: Savannah College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Program for High School Students: Atlanta Georgia Description: Savannah College of Art and Design has summer programs available in variety of art related fields. Students can participate in workshops in areas such as bring artwork to life: animation basics, drawing studio: still life, the painter’s studio: acrylic media, and setting the scene: producing design basics. Participants: There are programs available for students who have completed their 9th, 10th, or 11th grade years of high school. Program website: Savannah College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Program
Program: Savannah State University Summer Pipeline Program High School Students and Middle School Students: Savannah, Georgia Description: Savannah State University offers a summer academy for high school students. High school students have the opportunity to take college-level courses at Savannah State University during the summer and get to experience a taste of college life. Participants: High school students. Program website: Savannah State Summer Pipeline Program
Program: Wealthy Habits Financial Literacy Programs for Middle and High School Students: Locations in Georgia Description: Wealthy Habits is a fun and educational curriculum that impacts students’ thoughts and beliefs about money. Camps are filled with high-energy games and stimulating group activities- all focused on financial literacy!