Summer Opportunities & Enrichment

Louisiana Scholastic Journalism Institute Visit  WWW.LSPA.LSU.EDU for more information. LSU Music Residential Summer Camps  Visit http://www.cmdalsu.com/paa/ to get more information on each of these LSU Music camps and other summer offerings! AHEC of Summer Health Careers Volunteer Program -  Visit http://www.clahec.org/ for more information. Louisiana State University Summer Programs click here for information about summer programs at state universities for academically sound students. Louisiana Youth Seminar The Louisiana Youth Seminar was established in 1971 as a summer leadership camp for high school students. Every year the Seminar is held at Louisiana State University for one week in July. During this week, students participate in many activities which focus on leadership skills, such as effective communication skills, setting and achieving goals, team building, understanding and accepting others, developing self confidence, conducting effective meetings, and problem solving skills. For registration information, please visit http://www.louisianasbest.org/site.php Career Explorations in Architecture Tulane University Career Explorations in Architecture is designed to offer students a short intensive introduction to architecture to help them make informed decisions about their direction in post-secondary education and beyond. For more information and application, visit http://architecture.tulane.edu/programs/summer-high-school-program. Tulane Science Scholars Program The Tulane Science Scholars Program is a selective program for high school students who have exceptional talent in the sciences and mathematics.  This year's summer program includes three courses. Visit http://tulane.edu/sse/tssp/ for more information. The program has a $300 fee, but need-based scholarships are available.  Applicants should currently be in the 10th or 11th grade and have a strong interest in science and math.  A maximum of 24 students will be selected for the program and will be based on (1) student essay, (2) teacher recommendation, and (3) school transcript. The application is located on the website http://tulane.edu/sse/tssp/. Applications will be accepted until each class is full. Apply now! Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars For highly motivated high school sophomores and juniors a significant opportunity to earn college credit preview college life.  The cities of Chicago and Rome act as a "classroom outside the classroom," where students cultivate relationships, integrate culture, and experience the bustle of a world-class city.  Choose from three- and six-week programs.  For more information, please visit http://luc.edu/summerscholars/ Grambling State University High Ability Program The High Ability Program at Grambling State University is an exciting enrichment program for high school juniors (rising seniors) who have exemplified outstanding academic achievement.  This program will include the opportunity to earn six college credit as well as complete a science project.  The forms needed for selection for this program are: a completed GSU admissions application, ACT score of 20+, 3.3+ gpa, and essay.  For more information, please visit http://www.gram.edu/offices/administration/provost/academic%20support/high%20ability/ . Xavier University Summer Science Academy
  1. Summer Science Academy "Star" Programs - for high school students who have expressed an expressed interest in science careers.  Each program introduces a content area to students BEFORE the student takes the course in high school.  The programs are MathStar (Algebra I), BioStar (Biology), and ChemStar (Chemistry).
  2. Louisiana Engineering Advancement Program - a competitive and intensive honors program designed to improve the anayltical reasoning and verbal skills of students considering careers in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences.
  3. Exploring Computer Science - will explore the many ways technology has left the office desktop and is now in-hand as mobile applications and is now remote-controlled as mobile robots - all with continuous need for budding scientists to learn new and exciting tasks.
For more information, please visit http://www.xula.edu/summerprograms/index.php . Baton Rouge Summer Cyber Camps Learn how to make your own video games, animated film, and 3D characters.  Each one-week program (30 hours) costs $445.  Students ages 14-18 are welcome to apply and classes will be held in LSU's Pleasant Hall.  Visit http://outreach.lsu.edu/cms/PreK12/TigerUniversity.aspx for more information.