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Program: Bowling Green Summer Music Institutes for High School Students: Bowling Green, Ohio Description: Bowling Green University offers a Summer Music Institute for high school students that consists of a variety of camps. The camps are designed to enhance the musical skills and abilities of participants. The Summer Music Institute camps include: Double Reed Camp, Brass Camp, Piano Camp, Vocal Arts Camp, Recording Camp, Sax Camp, and Musical Theatre Camp. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Bowling Green Summer Music Camps
Program: Baldwin Wallace University Summer Music Institute for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Upper Elementary Students: Berea, Ohio Description: The Baldwin-Wallace College Summer Music Program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their music skills during the summer. A variety of session are offered through the summer program, which include: Conservatory Summer Intensive, Musical Theatre Overtures, Band Camp, Piano Camp, and more. Participants: High school students, middle school students, and upper elementary students. Program website: Baldwin Wallace Summer Music Program
Program: BWS Education Consulting – SAT, ACT, PSAT, Math, Science, and Writing Tutoring and Classes for High School Students: Central Ohio and other locations Description: BWS Education Consulting provides ACT, SAT, PSAT, Math, Science, and Writing Tutoring and Classes to students in the greater central Ohio area as well as other locations. Company President Brian Stewart is the author of the latest Barron’s ACT Guide, and also the new Barron’s PSAT Guide. The tutors of BWS Education have documented score increases of as many as 12 points on the ACT and as many as 330 points on the SAT. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: BWS Education Consulting
Program: University of Cincinnati Summer Engineering Program for High School Male Students in Ohio: Cincinnati, Ohio Description: The University of Cincinnati Summer Engineering Program is designed for students interested in learning about engineering. Students have the opportunity to learn about different areas in the engineering field. Students will be able to learn and complete hands-on projects to better understand the variety of different engineering fields. Students will also have the opportunity to visit various corporate engineering plants, to meet professional engineers, and see engineering work in action. Students also take part in teamwork activities, group projects and sessions to learn about college preparation, approaches to teamwork, and professional development. Participants: High school male students. Program website: Cincinnati Summer Engineering Program
Program: iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens: Universities in Ohio 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: Kenyon College Summer Writing Program for High School Students: – The Young Writers Workshop: Gambier, Ohio Description: Kenyon College offers a summer writing program for high school students (ages 16-18). The program is designed to help students enhance writing skills, creativity, and critical thinking. Students have the opportunity to participate in workshops, develop their ideas in writing, participate in discussions and share their work. Participants: High school students – ages 16-188. Program website: Kenyon Summer Writing Program
Program: Malone University Academic Summer Camps: Canton, Ohio Description: Malone University will host ten academic camps during the week of June 18, 2017, complete with hands-on activities, field trips, social activities, and meals in the campus dining commons.
These summer camps aim to provide an opportunity for college-bound students to test drive their academic interests and get a taste of life on a university campus in a safe and fun environment. At the very least, they provide campers an opportunity to learn something new about themselves just by trying it out. There’s nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Applied and Scientific Psychology Camp: Explore the human mind and behavior through lab exercises with video games and simulations, and field trips that will introduce you to major scientific discoveries in psychology.
Chamber Music Camp: For pianists, woodwind, and string players. In collaboration with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Malone faculty will coach students in the art of listening and communicating like professional musicians in a chamber ensemble setting.
Computer Science Camp: Sharpen skills in software development for PC, mobile, and web, as well as computer hardware platforms, operating systems, networking, and video game development.
Creative Writing Camp: Workshops in poetry and fiction, dedicated writing time, and inspiring field trips will be capped off by a public reading of participants’ writing.
Jazz Camp: For instrumentalists: saxophones, trombones, trumpets and rhythm section, to include piano, electric/string bass, guitar, vibes and drum set. Study with professional musicians in ensemble rehearsals which include jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz listening.
Nursing Camp: Gain real life experience working with nursing professionals in the MU fully-equipped clinical lab, as well as exposure to the EMS field and earn CPR certification.
Science Careers Camp: See forensic scientists help catch criminals, learn how chemists keep our environment clean and examine a variety of health science career options. Hands-on activities include isolating DNA samples, aspirin synthesis in the lab, and testing water samples for pollution.
Theatre Camp: Explore and expand theatre skills through games, improvisation, and performance. Examine traditional acting techniques through exercises which encourage confidence, flexibility, and creativity.
Worship Music Camp: For students that sing and/or play guitar (acoustic, electric, bass), keyboard, or drums in a contemporary worship setting. Students will have instruction in leading worship through workshops, participating on a worship team with seasoned professionals, and recording a track in a professional recording studio.
Zoo and Wildlife Biology Camp: Develop hands-on skills like animal handling and field identification of local plant and animal species.
Program: Camp Mary Orton Summer Camp and Adventure Academy for Teenagers and Kids: Columbus, Ohio Description: Camp Mary Orton in Ohio provides a summer camp that is designed to provide positive experiences for students. Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experiences, participate in outdoor adventures, and develop friendships during the summer. Participants: Kids and Teenagers Program website: Camp Mary Orton
Program: MD Summer Camp for High School Students – Sponsored by the Area Health Education Center: Columbus, Ohio Description: Ohio State University’s Summer MD Camp provides studenst with an opportunity to learn about the field of medicine and gain insight into pursuing a career in the medical field. Students have a chance to examine a variety of careers in the field of medicine and healthcare including biomedical research and who are considered an underrepresented minority or disadvantaged student in medicine. The summer program also provides students with an opportunity to experience college life. Participants: High school students Program website: MD Summer Camp
Program: Miami University in Ohio Summer Scholars Program for High School Students: Oxford, Ohio Description: This program provides students with the opportunity to take college-level courses at Miami University. Students can choose courses from a variety of subject areas. Participants: High school students – rising juniors and seniors. Program website: Miami Summer Scholars Program
Program: Oberlin College Summer Vocal Music Program for High School Students: Oberlin, Ohio Description: The Oberlin Conservatory of Music offers an intensive summer vocal music program for high school students. Students receive coaching, instruction, and mentoring from faculty members. Students have the opportunity to learn technical skills, attend performance-based classes, receive valuable feedback, and engage in the art of performing. Participants: High school students – ages 15 and up. Program website: Oberlin Summer Vocal Music Program
Program: Ohio Business Week Summer Program for High School Students: Ohio Dominican University Description: Ohio Business Week is a unique summer program that provides high school students hands-on, authentic, and real world learning opportunities in the area of business. Students have the opportunity to gain skills in the areas of business, management, finance, marketing, and more. Students also have a chance to explore and consider careers in the field of the business. Participants: High school student. Program website: Ohio Business Week Summer Program
Program: Ohio Leadership Institute – Summer Leadership Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Columbus, Ohio Description: The Ohio Leadership Institute provides students with the opportunity to build, enhance, and expand their leadership skills. Students have the opportunity to listen to motivational speakers and to participate in hands-on leadership building activities. Participants: High school students and middle school students. Program website: Ohio Leadership Summer Camps
Program: Ohio State University Summer Music Programs High School Students, Middle School Students, and Upper Elementary Students: Columbus, Ohio Description: The Ohio State University offers a variety of summer music programs and camps for teenagers and kids. These include: Clarinet Academy, Double Reed Camp, Flute Workshop, Strings Workshop, Marching Band Camp and more. Participating students have the opportunity to receive instruction, learn valuable musical skills, and practice performing. Participants: High school students, middle school students, and upper elementary students. Program website: The Ohio State Summer Youth Music Programs
Program: Ohio State University Ross Mathematics Summer Program for High School Students: Columbus, Ohio Description: The Ross Program at the Ohio State University is an intensive summer experience designed to encourage motivated pre-college students to explore mathematics. During those six weeks, students are immersed in a world of mathematical discovery. Participants: High School Students ages 14 – 18. Program website: Ohio State Ross Mathematics Summer Program
Program: Ohio State University Women in Engineering Summer Program for High School Students (Rising 12th graders): Columbus, Ohio Description: The Ohio State University offers an engineering program for rising 12th grade female students. The program provides an opportunity for students to explore careers in engineering, participate in hands-on activities, and learn from experts. Students have a chance to learn about different facets of engineering, get a taste of college life, and connect with peers, undergraduate students, and faculty. Participants: Rising high school 12th graders Program website: Ohio State Women in Engineering Summer Program
Program: Ohio Supercomputer Computer and Technology Summer Program High School Students: Columbus, Ohio Description: The Supercomputer Center Computer and Technology Program provides a residential program for high school students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year. The programs includes opportunities for students to participate in project-based experiences and hands-on learning. Students have the chance to engage activities such as working with peer teams, using supercomputers for practical applications, conducting computer network forensics, and designing computer games. Participants: High school students. Program website: Ohio Supercomputing Summer Camp
Program: University of Toledo Youth Nations Summer Leadership Program for High School Students: Toledo, Ohio Description: Youth Nations is a week-long interactive global leadership experience where high school students experience college life while competing in a persuasive presentation competition for University of Toledo scholarships. The week focuses on creating an opportunity for students to learn from our skilled faculty about issues that face our world and develop a plan to solve world problems. Participants will have the opportunity to work with a team to present a plan to change the world and compete for the chance to win a UT scholarship. Students will have a real college experience. Students will stay on campus in our residence halls, spend time with expert faculty, and use our Student Recreation Center. Participants: High school students between their junior and senior year. Program website: Youth Nations Global Leadership Summer Experience
Program: US Performing Arts Summer Camps: – Held Oberlin College in Ohio Description: US Performing Arts Camps (est. 2001) is the premier network of summer programs in the performing arts and media in the US for students 11-20 years of age. It is an opportunity for students to see and be seen by top-tier colleges and universities before making their college decision. Experiencing specific college curriculum for credit or enrichment, taught by university faculty and their invited professional guests, students and faculty can make more informed decisions for the students’ future study. You can find us on the web at www.usperformingarts.com. Participants: Students 11 – 20 Years of Age. Program website: US Performing Arts Summer Camps
Program: Wright State University Pre-College Summer Programs for High School Students: Dayton, Ohio Description: Wright State University offers pre-college programs for high school students in the summer. Students have the opportunity to study topics of interest, learn about Wright State, and experience life on a college campus. Participants: High schools students Program website: Wright State Summer Programs
Program: Xavier University Summer Program for High School Students – Sophomores and Juniors: Cincinnati, Ohio Description: The Xavier University Jump Start Program is a two week residential program for high-school sophomores and juniors interested in studying pre-medicine or forensic science. Participants: High School Sophomores and Juniors Program Website: Xavier Summer Program
Program: Youngstown State University Summer Honors Institute for High School Students: Youngstown, Ohio Description: Youngstown State University offers summer honors programs for high school students. Students who participate have the opportunity to explore high interest topics, meet university faculty members, utilize university resource, and experience life at Youngstown State. Participants: High school students Program website: Youngstown State Summer Honors Program