At the 2013 Youth Leadership Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio, rising sophomores and juniors will gain valuable new leaership skills and learn specific ways to reduce bullying and improve school environments. Registration is $250 per student, and $125 for a mandatory adult chaperone who must accompany the student. Deadline to register is June 1, 2013, and the Summit is June 20-23, 2013. Visit www.PTA.org for more information.
Community Pool Sevice, Inc. is hiring lifeguards for the 2013 summer season. If you are interested, please visit www.communitypools.com.
As the world leader in international education and exchange for 65 years, CIEE is committed to helping schools globalize the classroom. CIEE has developed a new Leadership Academy to offer students a meaningful international experience. Starting this summer, high school students will have the chance to spend four weeks developoing their leadership skills and participating in meaningful service activities while discovering a new culture, language, and country. There are 8 different countries to choose from, and scholarships are also available. For more information, please visit www.ciee.org/leadership-academy.
Rising high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend Let’s Talk Public Health, July 25th-28th at Virginia Tech. Participants will gain hands-on experience in the public health field and explore exciting career opportunities through workshops, lectures, and field trips. Topics will include biosecurtiy, emerging infectious diseases, obesity and social determinants of health. Visit www.vayouth.mph.vetmed.vt.edu for more information.
NYU is offering summer programs for high school students from July 8 to August 17. Scholarships are available, with an application deadline of April 1, 2013. For more information and to register, please visit www.nyu.edu/precollege.
Wagner College is offering several summer programs this summer for high schoolers to enable a unique experience with college life. For programs and registration information, please visit www.wagner.edu/pre-college.
Marist is offering a taste of campus life, and the chance to earn three college credits over the summer at its Pre-College Program July 14-July 27, 2013. You’ll learn from experienced professionals and talented faculty while spending 14 days on the banks of the Hudson River or in Florence, Italy. For more information and to register, please visit www.marist.edu/precollege.
Virginia State University is offering a week-long college prep program for upcoming seniors who are interested in becoming teachers. The program is offered July 21 throug July 28, 2013. For more information, please emailShandra Claiborne-Payton at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center. Application deadline: March 1, 2013.
Boston University is offering a summer term for high school students that will provide a preview of college life, combining academic challenge and a strong social community. Four different programs are offered for students in the 9th through 12th grade range. For more information about the specific programs and to apply, please visit www.bu.edu/summer/highschool.