Are you interested in science and education? Are you looking for the opportunity to get involved with an activity over the summer? If so, check out the available volunteer opportunities through the Lancaster Science Factory’s summer camps. The camps are geared towards students in kindergarten through 8th grade, and volunteers are needed in the classrooms to assist the instructors. Volunteering is a great way to obtain volunteer hours and work with younger children, especially for those interested in teaching/education! Camp sessions will include “Junk Drawer Engineering,” “Whatever the Weather,” “Mathemagician Academy,” and so many more! If you are interested, please click here to fill out an application.
Are you interested in becoming a wildlife biologist, fisheries manager, wildlife conservation officer, wildlife veterinarian, botanist, outdoor writer, or habitat manager? Would you want to work for organizations such as the Department of Environmental Protection, PA Game Commission, PA Fish and Boat Commission, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Quality Deer Management Association, Trout Unlimited, or Ruffed Grouse Society? If so, consider attending a 5-day residential summer field school program through the Wildlife Leadership Academy! Scholarships are available to help pay for the program, and you should email your school counselor if you are interested.
Are you interested in healthcare careers and are looking for a summer activity? Be sure to check out the Reading Hospital School of Health Science’s Discover Nursing Summer Program, which will take place June 25-28, 2019. This program is designed to give prospective nursing students the opportunity to observe and work alongside nurses in areas such as maternity, pediatrics, or medical-surgical within Reading Hospital. To be considered, students must be entering their junior or senior school year as of the 2019/2020 school year, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, students must turn in an application and parental permission slip, two letters of recommendation from non-related adults, and an official transcript that includes academic accomplishments, current grades, and attendance. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up the application/permission slip and an informational brochure. March 29, 2019 is the deadline to apply. Completed materials should be mailed to: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, Attention: Melanie Anderson, PO Box 16052, Reading, PA 19612. For more information, visit: https://reading.towerhealth.org/academics/health-sciences/programs/nursing/discover-program/
Are you a current 10th or 11th grade student looking for a summer activity to introduce you to the world of business? Are you interested in the opportunity to practice running your own business? Check out PFEW for an opportunity to explore career options, gain exposure to college life, network and make connections, and more that will take place during July & August 2019 at Lycoming College and PA College of Technology. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up an application, or visit https://www.pfew.org/
Below is a short list of opportunities at Lock Haven University that would be beneficial for rising juniors and seniors:
- General Visitation (Available beginning on 6/4 and ending on 8/10 – refer to website for further detail.)
- Criminal Justice Showcase (Offered on 6/26 – includes a simulated class, workshop, and alumni Q&A panel.)
- Health Science Showcase (Offered 7/6, 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/20, 7/27 – includes and in-depth overview of the major and tour of the Willis Health Professions Building.)
- Natural Science Showcase (Offered 7/12, 7/25 – appropriate for Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and Secondary Education Science majors. Includes overview of all science disciplines and in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art Science Center.)
- Business/Accounting Showcase (Offered 7/18 – includes a simulated class, hands-on marketing activity, and alumni Q&A panel.)
To schedule a visit or for more information about these opportunities, please visit http://www.lockhaven.edu/visit/
Hampden-Sydney College wants to help young men become better leaders. That is why they are offering a Leadership challenge to those who are interested. During this leadership challenge, you will take on leadership positions and participate in team-building activities (like ropes courses and focused discussions). You will tackle a service project with other campers and further develop your leadership potential.
The SLC is a selective program for male students who have a 3.0 or higher G.P.A. (un-weighted). The program will take place from June 24 through June 29, 2018, on the Hampden-Sydney College campus near Farmville, VA. Cost to attend the program is $650 for the week; this cost covers room, board and all activities.
This summer internship is for students who want to get involved as volunteers as well as develop their leadership and organizing skills. Interns will spread the word about LSU, help coordinate an ever-growing volunteer base, and add capacity to ongoing projects. They will also learn valuable community organizing skills, such as canvassing, facilitation, coordination, communications, and fundraising.
There are four internship positions: field organizing, media & communications, website, and fundraising. Each intern will be supervised by a Lancaster Stands Up staff member and will work alongside volunteer leaders in their particular project area. All interns will have the ability to learn skills across areas of work but will have one primary project throughout the summer.
For more information and to apply click here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oYi6rR4jny0UOwhEqwCbIyvPqVbvfaemmrTU-foBp-0/edit
The Lancaster YMCA Camp Shand is accepting applications for the following positions.
Working at a summer camp can be great experience for college applications and future job applications!
- Senior Day Camp Counselor Supervise a group of day-campers in activities such as environmental education, group games, and other activities (can live at camp, can drive themselves daily, or can take a bus from the Lancaster YMCA City Center).
- Cabin Counselor (Resident) Spend 6 days a week at camp supervising and a resident counselor for campers 1st-6th grade. Be a positive role model for campers and help with camp activities, games, and programs.
- Camp Counselor (Resident) This is almost like a ‘junior’ counselor. Work with the younger day-campers during the day, but live on camp with the resident campers in the evening.
- Life Guard needs current lifeguard certification. Can live at camp, or commute, or take the bus from the Lancaster City YMCA.
- Food Service Assistant live at camp and help with the kitchen and food service. Help make a difference in the lives of kids without the regular supervision of kids.
Check out this Video about Summers at Camp Shand: https://youtu.be/J_dfN_xhffU
Full Job Descriptions and Salary range: 2018-Camp-Shand-Job-Openings
Susquehanna University is offering outstanding, week long workshops this summer for students who want to develop their skills in an academic are while living on campus.
For more information of courses offered and the application click on the link below
What is Marist Summer Pre-College?
– An academic program offered to rising high school juniors and seniors
– 16 different courses offered on our New York campus
– Choose 2 or 4 week options
– Students will earn 3 to 6 transferable college credits
Students can get a head start on college and benefit from the following:
– Experience residential life on a college campus
– Meet like-minded students from around the world
– Work in a small classroom environment led by Marist faculty
For more information, including a list of programs, visit: www.marist.edu/precollege
Did you know you can spend up to a week (or more) at McDaniel College this summer exploring science topics? Did you know that if you attend you receive a GUARANTEED $40,000 SCHOLARSHIP to McDaniel if admitted and enroll at McDaniel?
2018 Summer Science Academy Courses include:
- Forensic Science
- Marine Science
- “Real World” Physical Science
- Zombie Science
- NEW! Environmental Science
- NEW! Pre-health Science for those interested in careers in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, fitness, and sports training.
For camp descriptions, available dates, and to apply, visit www.summerscienceacademy.com. Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis, but students are encouraged to apply before April 15.
New York University is offering summer programs for high school students. Some of the programs include: arts and media, humanities and social science, business, STEM, education ans health and college prep. For more information click or copy and paste the link below.
Susquehanna University has some outstanding week-long workshops this summer for students who want to develop their skills in an academic area while living on a college campus.
Please visit: https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-high-school-programs for a list of workshops Susquehanna University has to offer, the dates of the workshops, as well as an application to apply.
Messiah College is hosting a number of great summer camp opportunities! Listed below are the different camps they are offering, along with the dates they will be held. For more information on each, please click the link beside each camp option.
June 24-29, 2018- Messiah College Young Filmmakers workshop. For more information please click here
June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Psychology Camp. For more information please click here
June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Sustainability Camp. For more information please click here
June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Family and Consumer Science Career Exploration Camp. For more information please click here