Career Development

Colleen Pate, GCDF (Global Career Development Facilitator)

Need to Reach Ms. Pate?


National Career Development Association

Career Development Facilitator Award

Explore Careers

Futures 4 Kids

Where the Jobs Are

Hottest Careers For College Graduates

College Preparation Opportunities



College Knowledge


Summer Camp Brochure

The Case Against Summer Vacation

500 Best Ways for Teens to Spend Their Summers Princeton Review

Career Brochure

Careers in Medicine

NC State Engineering

Future Engineers

Camp MED 2011 video

Camp MED 2010 video

Natural Science Camp 2011

Teenage Yoga & Aromatherapy 2011

Summer Enrichment Opportunities

Broadreach and Academic Treks – Information on these summer opportunities are found at www.academictreks.com and www.gobroadreach.com


Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel - BYFI will select 26 high school juniors of Jewish faith to spend a summer in Israel studying, traveling, and meeting with Israeli leaders. The program is highly selective; however, is it a prestigious and exciting opportunity for students. To apply, visit http://www.bronfman.org. Deadline to apply is January 20.


Cambridge College Programme – This is held at the University of Cambridge in England for high achieving high school scholars. Visit the 2011 Programme at www.cambridgecollegeprogramme.org.  Information for Oxbridge Academic Programs for rising 9th through 12th grades can be found at www.oxbridgeprograms.com.


Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program – This is for students entering their junior or senior year of high school. The program is a six-week summer experience in Advanced Placement, National High School Game Academy, and Fine Arts. Visit www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college for details.


C-CATS – Clemson University’s Challenge for Academically Talented Students is a program designed specifically for high achieving 9th and 10th grade students. This program introduces students to an exciting weekend that engages them in academic, social, and recreational opportunities at Clemson. Visit www.clemson.edu for details.  Deadline for nominations: December 12.


North Carolina Junior Elon Scholars – This program services academically talented high school juniors. Students demonstrate superior academic achievement and exceptional involvement in activities. This is not a need-based award. Candidates should have an "A" average and combined SAT score of 1900 or higher. SAT scores will be considered through the January 22nd test date. Visit http://www.elon.edu/e-web/admissions/justnc.xhtml for an application. Deadline to apply: February 10, 2011.


Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics – This is a wonderful opportunity for 10th and 11th graders to pursue their interests in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in a university research setting in North Carolina for four weeks during the summer at NO cost. Visit www.summerventures.org for complete information and video. Deadline to apply: January 31.



F4K Annual Update

Futures 4 Kids(Career Plans)


Camps @ A & T University

Camps @ UNC Asheville

Camps @ UNC-Charlotte

A Taste of Harvard

Ukranian Summer Institute at Harvard

Duke TIP Program

Duke University: young writers, bioscience, engineering, drama, fine arts, creative writing

Carnegie Melon Programs

Camps at Johns Hopkins University

Naval Academy STEM Program

Phillips Exeter Summer Programs

Teen Ink

Summer Institute for the Gifted

Oxbridge Academics

Summer Fun

High School Summer Programs at Stanford

Super Camp

Spanish Immersion

CFNC Summer Opportunities

ASA Programs (Academic Study Associates)

Princeton Review Best Ways for Teens to Spend Their Summers

My Summer Camps

Camps @ UNCW

Camps @ Western Carolina University

NC State Pre-College Camps


By Subject Area

Anatomy & Physiology @ ASU

Agriculture @ Veterinarian Medicine at NC State


Agrictulture and Environmental Science @ NC A&T


Architect Camp (Frank Lloyd Wright)

Arts and Sciences @ UNC-Greensboro Ages 7-15

Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics @ NCSMS and UNC-Chapel Hill


Aviation at Embry-Riddle

Biotech at NC State


Broadcast Journalism at Georgetown University

Business Camp

Business Camp at Cameron UNCW

Business Week Camp

Business Wall Street 101

Business Executive Camp

Entrepreneurship Camp at UNCW

Engineering for Minorities MITES

Environmental Camps

Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP)

RECAP: Chemistry, Astronomy, and Physics

North Carolina Computer Camps

Culinary at Julian Krinsky

Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center

Communications and Journalism

Center for Disease Control Camp Atlanta, GA

CDC Disease Detective Camp

Design Camp

Energy and Technology

Engineering and Architecture Camps

Engineering at NC State

Engineering at Rose Hulman

Michigan Technological Unversity Women in Engineering

Environmental Science

Environmental "Green" Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill


Forensic Science

International Affairs at Howard University

Journalism Camps

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Law Day at Wake Forest University

Leadership Camps

Legal Eagle Camp at NC Central University

Academy of Law and Leadership

Crump Law Camp at Howard University

Math Boston University PROMYS

Math Camp at Meredith for Ladies

Math Camp at Appalachian State University

Math Camp at Winston Salem State

Math and Science Education Network

Music: winds/percussion, jazz, piano, strings @ UNCW

Cannon Music Camp @ ASU

Music @ UNC-Greensboro

Music: band, choral conducting, guitar, keyboard, meridian, suzuki, vocal pedagogy @ ECU

Music: piano, strings, music theory @ Meredith College

Music: band, junior orchestra, paino, mixed chorus @ UNCG

Nursing Exploration Week in Virginia (Inova)


Marine Science

Photonics Explorers

Photonics Leaders

Science Olympiad

Science and Engineering for Girls at Smith College

Science and Engineering

Space Camp

SAMS (Science/Math) at Carnegie Mellon

Plant Science and Veterinary Medicine

Pharmacy Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill

Science Research at Baylor University

Science, Technology, and Public Policy

PREP Pharmacy Program @ Campbell

Summer Ventures in Science and Math

Technology at MIT for Women

Teen Writers Workshop


Tech Camps and Gaming Camps

Upward Bound

Veterinarian Science Kentucky State University/Horses

Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Writing Camps

Leadership Opportunities

Americans for Informed Democracy


Study Abroad Leadership

Academy of Law and Leadership

Broyhill Leadership at Queens University of Charlotte

Camp Carolina Scholars at UNC-Chapel Hill

Catalyst Conference at Carolina

Civic Education Consortium at UNC-Chapel Hill

Coalition4Schools Leadership

Constitutional Academy

Free Enterprise Leadership

Future World Leaders Summitt

Global Leadership Adventures

Governors Leadership Program

Junior Statesmen Program

Global Health and Environment

Global Scholar

Governors Page Program


Intelligence and National Security

Lead America

Leadership, Education & Development LEAD

North Carolina Youth Legislature Program

Presidential Classroom

Project Uplift UNC Chapel Hill

Shelton Leadership Institute

Teen Court

US House of Representatives Page Senate Program

West Point Summer Leadership

Youth Leadership Camp

Young Scholars Programs at University of Maryland

Young Women Leadership Program at Barnard College

International Opportunities

CIEE Study Abboard South Korea

Global Service Academies in Health and the Environment

Ari Nasser Global Service Academy in Guatemala

Global Leadership Experience

Study Language Abroad

Student Programs Internationally

IFRE Volunteers Abroad (very affordable)


Landry Summer Camps

We're excited to announce our college-prep academic summer camps for 8th-12th grade students!
Details, photos, and letters from parents and students are here..


- Camp Latin
- Camp Strings (violin, viola, cello, bass)
- Camp Civil War
- Camp Biology
- Camp Politics
- Camp Christian Music Jam
- Camp Anatomy and Physiology
- Camp Law
- Camp Theatre
- Camp Broadcast
- Camp Psychology
- Camp Essay/Composition
- Camp German
- Camp Architecture
- Camp Missions
- Camp Chemistry
- Camp Spanish
- Camp American Government
- Camp Art
- Camp Photography
- Camp Physics
- Camp C.S. Lewis
- Camp Voice

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