Opportunities for Students – Summer 2006
American Suzuki Institute – UW-Stevens Point – 715-346-3033
Camps for strings (including guitar and harp) and piano
Area Health Education Center System
Who: High school students interested in health careers
What: Summer camp ($40.00 only cost)
When: July 9-13, 2006
Where: Lakeland College (there are others in the state as well)
Contact: Jill Niemczyk, , 920-652-0238
Barlow Planetarium – Menasha, WI – 920-832-2852
Regular exhibits and classes including Space Academy
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary – Green Bay – 920-391-3671
Programs for kids and parent throughout the summer.
Bellin College of Nursing
Who: Students considering nursing presently in grade 11
What: 3 day summer experience - no cost
When: Three sessions offered in June and July, 2006
Deadline: April 28, 2006
Blue Lake Camps – or 800-221-3796
Concert band and choir camps for grades 6-8
Boston University – PROMYS
Who: High school students
What: Program for Mathematics for Young Scientists
When: July 2 – August 12
Where: Boston University
Contact: , 617-353-2563
Deadline: Applications accepted March 1 – June 1, 2006
Brown County Library – Green Bay – 920-448-4400
Programs throughout the summer.
Brown County Volunteer Center – Green Bay – Eileen Hermus-Gossen –920-429-9445
Summer is a great time to volunteer for fun and for experience. Summer 2006,
volunteers age 14 and older are needed for the Tall Ship Festival, July 27-31.
Camp Invention - (One-week camp for elementary kids.)
Appleton - Einstein Middle School (July 24 - 28) Create curriculum
Green Bay Camp Invention – Wequiock School – August 14-18, 2006
Encounter curriculum - Contact 920-448-2477
New Holstein - New Holstein High School (July 31 - Aug. 4) Create curriculum
Pulaski Camp Invention – Glenbrook School – June 27- July 1
Two Rivers Camp Invention – Two Rivers – July 24-28
Encounter curriculum - Contact 920-794-1614 ext. 4051
All camps are for children entering grades 1 - 6. Register at or by calling 1-800-968-4332. For more local information go to our state website at .
Carleton College – Summer at Carleton
Who: College bound grades 10 and 11
China Adventure – 608-663-2285
Study abroad sponsored by Edgewood College in Madison.
China Quest Summer Program – Ridgefield, NJ 201-840-6005
Summer study and travel abroad program in Beijing for students grades 9-12.
Comedy City –
Peggy Eserkaln – 380 Main St., DePere, WI 54115 – 920-432-9374
Concordia Language Villages – lakes in Minnesota – 800-222-4750
Total immersion language instruction from one-week to four-week credit
Programs and foreign study in 12 languages for kids ages 7-19.
Fox Valley Gifted and Talented Consortium Summer Academy
Contact Anna Olson –
Great Explorations Children’s Museum – Green Bay – 920-432-4397
Exhibits and program thought out the summers.
Green Bay Botanical Garden – Green Bay – 920-490-9457
Gardens and special events throughout the summer.
Harvard Summer School
Who: Grades 10,11,12
What: Secondary School Program
When: June 24-August 18
Heritage Hill State Historical Park – Green Bay – 920-448-5150
Living history museum with history day camps for kids 8-12.
Interlochen Pathfinder School (Center for the Arts) – Traverse City, MI – 231-995-3800
Summer Day Camps for students age 4-8th grade
Junior Statesmen Summer School
Who: Student leaders in grades: 9, 10, 11
What: Government, politics, etc.
When: June, July
Lakeland College Camps – or 920-565-1350
Band, orchestra, choir, piano camps
Lawrence Academy and Jazz Odyssey – or
Michigan Technological University – Summer Youth Programs
Who: Students age 12-18
What: College programs for students age 12-18
Michigan Technological University – Women in Engineering
Who: Girls, grades 9-11
What: Women in Engineering
When: June 25-July 1
Deadline: April 7, 2006 (may be extended)
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Summer camps for high school students who are interested in learning about careers in engineering and technology. Go to , click on calendar, click on any day in July that lists Discover the Possibilities to find out more.
National Railroad Museum – Green Bay – 920-437-7623
Exhibits throughout the summer.
Neville Public Museum – Green Bay – 920-448-4460
Exhibits throughout the summer as well as special classes for kids grades 4 – 9.
NEW Zoo – Green Bay – 920-434-7841
Exhibits and special programs throughout the summer.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – Green Bay – or 920-498-6817
Tech Camps throughout the summer for grades 4-7
Northern Michigan University
Who: Students who are considering college in grades 10,11,12
What: Summer Scholars Program (tuition support)
Northland College Summer Programs
Who: Mostly for high school students
What: Outdoor adventure, academic, leadership, athletic, careers, college credit
When: Various times all summer
Northwestern University – Evanston, IL – 847-491-3782
Center for Talent Development Summer program offers classes for students grades pre-k – 12 in enrichment through AP courses. Participation in Midwest Academic Talent Search preferred for students grade 5 and older. –
Oxford Advanced Studies Program
Who: College bound students in grades 10,11,12
What: Academic courses
People to People – Spokane, WA – 509-534-0430 –
Foreign study/travel opportunities.
Performers Workshop – DePere, WI - 920-339-9999
Programs in acting, singing, and theatre offered throughout the summer.
Who: High School students
What: Precollege art courses – earn 4 credits
When: July 10 – Aug. 4, 2006
Where: New York
Purdue University – Purdue, Indiana – or 765-494-7243
The Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) offers camps for academically
Rahr-West Art Museum Summer Workshops - 920-683-4501
Contact Mary Reimer, Educational Programming Coordinator
Rahr-West Art Museum 610 N. 8th Street Manitowoc, WI 54220
Research Science Institute – MIT – Cambridge, MA
Center for Excellence in Education offers summer institute for high school juniors
To apply, go to or web.mit.edu/rsi/www or call 703-448-9062
Ripon College – Ripon – 920-748-8326
Who: Talented high school students
What: Acceleration Program in Art, 2006
When: July 1 – August 4, 2006
Where: Saratoga Springs, NY
St. Norbert College Summer Youth Programs – DePere – 920-403-3590 or 920-403-3112
Kids College offers programs for students grades 1-6.
Summer Institute for the Gifted – 866-0303-4744
Classes for students grade 4-11 offered at Vassar, UCLA, Oberlin, Caldwell, Bryn
Mawr, and Amherst.
Talent Search Participation preferred. Contact:
Trees for Tomorrow
Who: Students interested in natural resources careers, grades 10,11,12
What: Trees for Tomorrow Career Workshop
When: April 11-14, 2006
Tyme Out Youth Center – Nashotah, WI - or 262-966-1800
Brainbusters and other camps for kids grades 6-12.
University of Southern California School of Architecture
Who: High School students
What: 1, 2, and 3 week programs
When: June-July, 2006
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire – 715-836-3636
Science and Art Institutes for students ages 12-16 having completed 6th grades.
The University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is making it easier than ever before for high school juniors and seniors to take college courses during the summer.
Students may choose from courses such as English Composition 100 or 105, English 104 - Intro to Literature, Political Science 101, Psychology 102, Math 202, Humanities, and many others.
All classes fulfill General Education requirements at UWGB and readily transfer elsewhere.
For more information, go to or call 920-465-2657.
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay – Green Bay – 920-465-2267
Resident and non-resident camps for kids ages 4-18 on a variety of topics such as computers, music, art, science, math, writing, and theatre arts.
NEW for 2006: two weeks at Ft. Howard elementary in Green Bay
NEW for 2006: middle school offerings designed for gifted kids!
Also NEW for 2006: High school students may enroll in summer courses for credit. Call 920-465-2657 or go to
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse – La Crosse – 608-785-6508
Girls in Science program for girls entering grades 6-8. Participation in Midwest
Talent Search preferred.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Who: Students through grade 12
What: Programs for Youth, Academics, Arts, Athletics
When: All year.
University of Wisconsin – Madison – or 608-263-7435
Four-day science workshop for high school students.
University of Wisconsin-Madison: Atmospheric, Earth, and Space Sciences Workshop
For high school students, July 23-27, 2006. Participating students stay on campus
and experience science education, research and technology through
hands-on activities working directly with scientists, graduate students
and professors. For more information and applications please visit the
web page at
University of Wisconsin – Madison – Madison – 608-262-8219 or 608-462-0876
Camp Badger Exploring Engineering for students entering 8th grade in the fall.
University of Wisconsin – Madison – Madison – 608-262-4650 (Nancy Blake)
College for Kids for students entering 6th grade
Technology and Arts for students entering 6-9th grades
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee – Milwaukee –
Music camps during which students can stay in the dorms for a week.
UW-Oshkosh Young WRiter's Camps. Two locations: UW-Oshkosh or Horace Mann
Middle School, Neenah. Aug. 7-10 and Aug. 14-17, 8-12 noon, Mondays through Thursdays. For more info, or
For students who are entering grades 6 through 10.
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh – Oshkosh – 800-633-1442
Summer GOAL program offers a variety of classes for students grade 4-7. Contact:
University of Wisconsin - Platteville – Platteville – 608-342-1563
Women in Engineering Program
Exploratory Career Camp - $150.00 for one week.
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Who: Students entering grades 6-8 or 9-12, interested in music
What: Summer Music Arts Camps
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Youth in College
Program for high ability students who have finished grades K-8
June 20-July 1, 9:00-12:00 a.m.
Students take a challenging class in one subject
Lists of classes can be found by accessing Youth in College from the UWSP site
$125.00 if you live outside of Stevens Point
$50.00 if you live in Stevens Point School District Area
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Who: Middle and high school students
What: Summer Programs
When: June, July, 2006
University of Wisconsin – Stout – Menomonie, WI – 715-232-1411
High school students may register for summer session classes.
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater – Whitewater –
or 262-472-4655 Jazz Camp
Who: Students in grades 9-12
What: Summer programs in the arts
Washington University in St. Louis
Who: Juniors with good grades and scores
What: High School Summer Scholars Program, 5 week credit programs
When: June – August
Wisconsin Association of Student councils – wasc.org
Leadership camps for various levels held at UW-Stevens Point
Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY)
Contact: or 608-271-1617
NEW for 2006: Career and College Planning and Exploration at MSOE
High Quality summer programs for students grades 4-11.
Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) – grade 8-11 –
Lawrence University – Appleton, WI
Summer Transitional Enrichment Program (STEP) – grades 6-7 –
Edgewood College – Madison, WI
Young Student Summer Program (YSSP) – grade 4-6 –
Beloit College – Beloit, WI
Scholarships are available. Participation in Midwest Academic Talent Search
Wisconsin Center for Gifted Learner – 414-351-4441 –
Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies (and other programs) for students 5-12 years
Wisconsin Writes – Young Authors and Artists Conference
August 6-7, 2006
Milwaukee Art Museum – or 262-968-6454 ext. 233
YMCA and YWCA
Programs throughout the summer
Young Authors at Redbird – Milwaukee
Week-long programs for grades 2- 12
or Kim Suhr ( )
Yunasa Summer Camp – King, North Carolina (near Greensboro)
One-week summer camp for highly gifted middle school youth
This is Michael Piechowski’s camp.
Check out these websites for other possible summer opportunities:
(Also Check John Gordon Art – Green Bay, Penninsula Art School – Door County, Michigan Tech Women in Tech, Third Avenue Players – Sturgeon Bay, The Ridges Sanctuary – Door County.)
Shirley Paulson, Supervisor for Gifted and Talented, Green Bay Public Schools. ()
Linda Schaefer, PEAK Program Coordinator, Gibraltar Area School ()