Opportunities for Students Summer 2006

Opportunities for Students Summer 2006

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

Contact: 1-866-767-2275;

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

When: Summer


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)

When: June-July


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

When: July


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.

Pratt Institute

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

talented youth.

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

ACE Program

Skidmore College

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

Contact: 1-800-838-9472

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

When: June


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

Contact: 877-354-8977,

Deadline: Varies

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

Walnut Hill

Who: Students in grades 9-12

What: Summer programs in the arts

Where: Boston

Contact: 508-650-5020

Washington University in St. Louis

Grade 11

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

Website –


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.)

Compiled by:

Shirley Paulson, Supervisor for Gifted and Talented, Green Bay Public Schools. ()

Linda Schaefer, PEAK Program Coordinator, Gibraltar Area School ()