New Summer Opportunities

Summer Camps, Workshops, Military options and more are being added to the Summer Opportunities page! See below for the latest information and then continue to check the summer page for more options.

Learn to sail, fly a plane, conduct field operations, build robots, earn your SCUBA certification, train on a military base, cook on a military base, get a taste of SEAL training, or travel overseas with our international exchange programs.

Become a SEA CADET! seacadets.org

The Naval Academy Summer STEM program encourages rising 9th – 11th grade students to pursue studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. For one week, campers create, build and explore in world-class lab facilities and experience real-life application and learning at one of the Top 5 “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs” in the country as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

USNA Apply Now!

*application deadline is March 31, 2022

Information Sessions by ZOOM *Thursday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. *Saturday, February 19 at 1:30 p.m. *Monday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. 

Register by email at dpeiffer@seacadets.org  or contact us for more information. 


Messiah University is offering their annual Young Writer’s Workshop, Young Filmmaker’s Workshop and Psychology Camp for the summer of 2022. All three workshops will be held on June 19-24, 2022 in person on campus.

The Filmmakers‘ and Writers‘ Workshops enhance student’s creativity, help them understand the future demands of college life and, most importantly, improve their abilities as writers and filmmakers. The Psychology Camp encourages students to explore their own ideas about psychology and biopsychology. All of the options offer a fun experience on a college campus this summer. Both resident and commuter options are available. Cost is between $575 and $699 depending on the camp and housing selection.

Registration is now open. Click here for more information or to apply!

Academy Night- In person at PMHS

 On Friday, February 25th 6:30-8:30 pm, at Penn Manor High School, there will once again be an in-person Academy Night for the 11th District of Pennsylvania.  United States Service Academy Liaison officers, ROTC representatives and DODMERB personnel will be present to brief on their programs.  Information provided will include answers to the following:

    ·       The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters
    ·       The value of attending a summer program at an Academy
    ·       Describing the ‘ideal’ candidate
    ·       Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment

          Especially now, with the changes to SAT/ACT standards, extracurricular push, and hybrid learning, it is important for those students/parents/educators to understand the process and the rigors of the application/admission.

Please contact Mary O’Connor at mary.oconnor@mail.house.gov to RSVP or with any questions.

Click below to download the flier with more information.

High School AI Program by Stanford PhD Students

INSPIRIT AI

Live Online AI Program by Stanford PhD Students this Winter and Spring


AI Scholars Live Online is a 10-session (25 hours) pre-college enrichment program that exposes high school students (Grades 9-12) to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Students with prior programming experience are placed in an advanced cohort. We offer multiple dates and times for our Winter Break and Spring Semester programs. Students may apply here by October 31st and learn more in the brochure or on our website
AI Scholars Live Online guides students to build a socially impactful AI project in a domain of their interest such as healthcare, robotics, finance, and sustainability to showcase the skills they learned. This past summer and fall, over 900 students completed projects including tracing the origins of COVID-19 and predicting algorithmic bias in legal decision-making. Students attend live online classes in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1.

Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp July 2020-

Students: Consider planning for your future career in health care— consider attending the upcoming camp at Lebanon Valley.

When: Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp

When: July 26-31, 2020.
Where: Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.

Program Description 

Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, and medical ethics. Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health and will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling, and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp will provide a fun, challenging, and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.  

Camp Goals 

The goal for this camp is not only to provide students with a window into the scientific basis of human health, but also to offer them a glimpse of college life through an engaging and challenging academic experience.

Campers will live in a college residence hall, participate in lectures and laboratories in the state-of-the-art Neidig-Garber Science Center, and eat their meals in the newly renovated Mund Dining Hall. Additionally, campers will be mentored by resident advisors who are current LVC science majors. Resident advisors are selected based on their expertise in the sciences, as well as their maturity and experience mentoring younger students.

Camp Details


Cost: $1,000 (this all-inclusive camp fee covers room and board, laboratory supplies, lecture supplies, evening activities, guest speakers, etc.)
Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Questions, feel free to visit : https://www.lvc.edu/life-at-lvc/summer-community-programming/health-biomedical-sciences-camp/ or contact Dr. Courtney Lappas at lappas@lvc.edu. for more information.

Imaging Discovery Events at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

Find out if a career in Imaging is for you! Attend event at Reading Hospital School for an exciting presentation on their two imaging curriculum areas: Medical Imaging (radiography) and Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS). This program-specific information session will be offered in both fall and spring semesters (2019-2020) at the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

WHEN: November 5, 2019: 6 to 7:30 p.m. and/or February 18, 2020: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, PA 19612

INFO: Registration required. Call 484-628-0100 or go to reading.towerhealth.org/discover

Don’s miss this opportunity if you are interested in career in the medical field.

Coping Kids & Teens Family Support Series


The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss understands that loss impacts the entire family. Held in the 
Bob & Joy Allen Coping Kids & Teens wing at the Pathways Center, the program provides a series for children, teens and adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Families gather for a light supper prior to each session before breaking into age-specific groups to provide peer support. 
The next series is:

Thursdays, October 18–November 29 (excluding November 22)
6:00–7:30 p.m.
(Registration deadline: October 5)

Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for them. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 5 to schedule anappointment.

Click here for more information about the Coping Kids and Teens program.

Young People in Physics Opportunity—

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Bucknell University is holding the third annual PA Young Women in Physics Conference. The event will be a day-long conference on Saturday, April 7th for male and female high school students across the state who are interested in a physics education and career path. More information about last year’s conference can be found on our website.
Through this event, we hope to provide Pennsylvania high schoolers with positive female role models in the field of physics in order to eliminate gender inequality in local scientific communities, and to educate students about cutting-edge research and encourage them to pursue physics.
The conference will include several short lectures given by physicists from institutions across the state and an audience-directed panel of the lecturers and graduate students. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
As we are currently organizing conference details, please encourage your students who are interested in attending the PA Young Women in Physics Conference on April 7th to register for free on our website.
Free registration is available here.  A flyer is attached as well.

SAT/ACT Test Dates for 2017-2018

 

2017-2018 SAT & ACT Test Dates and Locations
Penn Manor School Code # 392655

SAT Dates and Locations (Register at www.collegeboard.com)

Test Date                   Registration Deadline                      Location

August 26, 2017        July 28, 2017                                   Columbia, Ephrata

October 7, 2017        September 8, 2017                          Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                             Ephrata, Garden Spot,                                                                                                         Hempfield, Manheim Township,                                                                                           Penn Manor, Solanco

November 4, 2017    October 5, 2017                              Columbia, McCaskey, Warwick

December 2, 2017    November 2, 2017                          Columbia, Linden Hall

March 10, 2018         February 9, 2018                            Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                              Hempfield, Penn Manor,                                                                                                    Manheim Township, Warwick

May 5, 2018              April 6, 2018                                   Columbia, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                              Ephrata, Garden Spot,                                                                                                        McCaskey, Solanco

June 2, 2018             May 3, 2018                                   Columbia, Hempfield
Penn Manor SAT Test Center Number: 39424

 

ACT Dates and Locations (Register at http://www.act.org)

Test Date                  Registration Deadline                      Location

September 9, 2017   August 4, 2017                                Conestoga Valley, Warwick

October 28, 2017      September 22, 2017                       Cedar Crest, Garden Spot,                                                                                                 HACC, Penn Manor

December 9, 2017     November 3, 2017                         Cedar Crest, HACC, McCaskey

February 10, 2018     January 12, 2018                           HACC

April 14, 2018            March 9, 2018                               Cedar Crest, Conestoga Valley,                                                                                         Garden Spot, HACC, Warwick

June 9, 2018             May 4, 2018                                   McCaskey, Penn Manor

July 14, 2018           June 15, 2018
Penn Manor ACT Test Center Number: 160230

For Future Military Academy Students: PA American Legion Keystone Boys State

Pennsylvania American Legion Keystone Boys State is a unique week long summertime educational program that does not emphasize classroom lectures and textbook learning. Instead, it focuses on participation and personal experience in a model state, complete with governing bodies and elected public officials. It is designed to mirror the structure and operation of its respective state government.

This is a one-week leadership summer program from June 18 – June 24 which helps to develop leadership and pride in American citizenship. Students eligible to participate in this program should have completed their junior year.

If you are a student interested in the military academy this is one of the best opportunities to enhance your application.

You can find application procedures and additional information at https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/keystone-boys-state/. The application is due in mid-may.

Also, Look for PA Girls State next year, applications are due in April; if interested, visit the link here: https://www.pagirlsstate.com/

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

The HACC, Lancaster campus will be hosting one of the inaugural Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship classes starting June 2017! This Apprenticeship program, is the first certified in the Commonwealth. It is a hybrid registered apprenticeship program that provides production workers with the knowledge and competencies needed in the advanced manufacturing environment.

What does this program encompass?

  • 18-month (or 3,000 hour) apprenticeship program, individuals are trained to
  • Set up, operate, monitor, and control production equipment
  • Help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements
  • Understand manufacturing as a business system that integrates multiple disciplines, processes, and stakeholders
  • Efficiently and safely manage raw materials and consumables

There is an Information Session, Tuesday, May 9, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the HACC Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 202. This will be a great opportunity for students and their parents to meet with the program director to learn about this program, and find out about the local companies who are already on board and are ready hire!

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email: Lauren Holubec, Director, Manufacturing and Logistics: lsholube@hacc.edu or 717-736-4212.

 

Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

There is a free summer camp, at Point Park University’s campus, available for qualified sophomore, junior, and senior high school students interested in accounting. The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) will take place from SUNDAY, JUNE 25 – FRIDAY, JUNE 30.

The goal of ACAP, which is part of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., is to increase the understanding of accounting career opportunities among high school students in underrepresented minority groups. Through ACAP, students throughout the United States have received educational enrichment experiences and practical help needed for college preparation and a career in accounting.

The field of accounting has been identified as one of the fastest growing professions according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. Yet studies have shown that there has been declining enrollment in accounting and finance among minority students.

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 19, 2017.

Apply here!

 

Lancaster General Health Summer Volunteer Program

Lancaster General Health along with Penn Medicine are proud to announce that they will be offering their summer volunteer program for students interested in exploring a medical career. Students will gain leadership, job skills, and experience the daily operations of the hospital all while working side by side with a clinical staff member. A number of different programs such as nursing, rehab, and cardiology are available to help students pick the service they are most interested in. Also, a complimentary $500 scholarship to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is available to students who complete the program. Applications are due between March 17th-23rd and requirements are available on the volunteer program website which can be found by clicking here.

Lebanon Valley College: Actuarial Science Summer Camp

Do you have an interest in mathematics and finances? Are you a high school senior who wants to learn more about a potential profession using these skills? If so, we have an opportunity for you!

Lebanon Valley College is hosting a one-week Actuarial Science Summer Camp. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk.

This is a great career for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching. It’s also great for students who like business and have a strong understanding in math.

The application deadline is March 15th, 2017.

For more information about the Actuarial Science Camp, click here

For application details, follow this link

If you are interested in financial aid for this program, click here

Check out what the summer camp schedule would look like by clicking here

 

 

 

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Discover whether the United States Coast Guard Academy is for you by attending the Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) program.

This is for students preparing to enter their senior year of high school, and it is known as the most realistic service academy summer orientation program in the country.
In six non-stop days you will learn Academy tradition and cadet life. The program is intense and rewarding. More importantly, AIM will help you to discover if you possess the mind, body, and character to succeed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  Check out the following link for more information, details, and application process!

http://www.cga.edu/admissions.aspx?id=88

2017 Session Dates (Sunday through Friday)

I: 9–14 July      II: 16-21 July       III: 23-28 July

AIM Application Set to Open February 6th: Admissions plans to open the application for AIM on Monday February 6th.