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For more information on special programs/camps, please contact Robin Johnson in the Guidance office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-723-2808.
Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp
Lebanon Valley College, June 23-28, 2013. Students will be provided a window into the scientific basis of human health. Through lectures and hands-on lab investigations in state-of-the-art labs, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry and medical ethics. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in various fields of medicine. For more information: Please visit Web site: www.lvc.edu/health-bio-summer-camp.
4-H Teen Veterinary Science Short Course
Penn State Cooperative Extension of Montco is offering a 4-H Teen Veterinary Science course. For students of ages 13-18 who are seriously interested in a veterinary medicine career. Topics will include determining animal health, animal handling and safety, acupuncture, lab radiology, and parasite control. Enrollment is limited. For more details call the 4-H office at: 610-489-4315.
Penn State University Summer Study Programs for all ages
Penn State University offers a variety of summer programs for all ages. Some of the programs students will receive college credit. Programs include: 2 week intensive workshops in: SAT prep, computer game design, digital video and film editing, architecture, sports marketing, college prep, health and nutrition, dance, art, and government/politics. Community Service is a 2 week workshop where students will work with organizations such as: Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity. Exciting 2 week internships are available in childhood development and education and sports marketing. For information and applications, please refer to Web site: www.SummerStudy.com.
Waynesburg University Eighth Annual CSI Camp
Students will learn from certified experts in areas such as surveillance techniques, forensic science, canine workshops and speakers on topics such as wrongful convictions and the role forensic evidence plays in court cases. Camp dates: June 16-21. Applications available on Web site: csicamp.waynesburg.edu. Questions: call Admissions at: 724-852-3346.
Drexel University Summer Institutes Pre-College Programs
Each summer Drexel University offers highly motivated students the opportunity to explore college life. The programs offered are in the fields of : arts and sciences, biomedical engineering, science, and health systems, business, engineering, information science and technology, law, media arts & design, medicine, and nursing and health professions. Admissions is competitive. Excellent test scores and active involvement in extracurricular activities is helpful. Please check out the Web site: www.drexel.edu/summer for specific deadline dates and costs.
Attention Junior Student Athletes:
"Positive Coaching Alliance" is offering the "Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship" opportunity for Junior Student Athletes. A â€œTriple-Impact Competitorâ€� makes positive contributions on three levels: Makes oneself better (personal mastery); Makes teammates better (Leadership); and Makes the sport better (Honoring the Game). Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above to qualify. Students may apply online: www.positivecoach.org/scholarships. Deadline to apply is May 31. Any questions, please see Mrs. Johnson in Guidance Office.
Pearl S. Buck International HS Leadership Program
A 9 week session is offered at no cost for students in grades 9th-11th. The Program will consist of an opening full-day Sunday session and weekly sessions held after school in Perkasie. The Program will include a service project and a graduation ceremony. The program is being funded by a grant from the Comcast Foundation thus covering all costs for the students.
Students must complete an application, provide two references, and make a commitment to attend all sessions and complete a service project. Students will graduate with the ability, desire, and skills to make meaningful, lifelong contributions within the community.
Each participant will complete a personal needs analysis and engage in goal setting, team building, project planning, decision making, and other leadership exercises. The training culminates in a service project, created and implemented by participants, and a final group presentation. Students must dedicate at least 30 hours for lesson time plus additional time to complete the service project.
Reply promptly. Students will be interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Application deadline is June 20. See Mrs. Johnson in Guidance for an application. Peal S. Buck contact is: