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Summer Camps/ Contests/ College Prep Programs


Special Programs/Opportunities


American Legion Buckeye Boys State-is a hands-on workshop in the principles and organization of Ohio government where young men will learn about Ohio government.   It is a proven leadership and management training program. Interested students are invited to the official Buckeye Boys State website

The University of Alabama Early College Summer on Campus 2018-This is a great opportunity if you are considering attending The University of Alabama. You will have a chance to live in a residence hall, take two classes with other college students and participate in fun, engaging social activities.

Duke University Summer Sessions-Duke University is offering a session this summer called Summer College Online as well as Summer Academy. See Mrs. Havlin for more details about this opportunity!

Wright State University Exploring STEMM 2018-Students who are selected will participate in a variety of STEMM disciplines over a two day period. Students will spend one night on campus under the supervision of Residential Assistants. Session dates are: June 25-26 (females only), June 28-29 (males only), July 2-3 (co-ed). See Mrs. Havlin for more details!

Great Oaks Campuses-The Great Oaks campuses are offering numerous camps this summer in a variety of areas of interests/careers such as Mission Medical, Start your Engine and Communicate with Art! Stop by and see Mrs. Havlin for the complete list if interested!

Explorer Program- Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office invites all students between the ages of 15-20 years of age, with an interest in Law Enforcement to attend any upcoming Explorer meetings. This program allows students to develop an insight into the field of Law Enforcement. The program offers law enforcement training, a ride-along program, as well as other areas of interest. All meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm, at the Hamilton County Sherriff’s Patrol Headquarters on Hamilton Ave. Call 513 825-1500 for further questions.

Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented-at Otterbein University offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Dates: June 17-23, 2018. Cost-$650.00 (Needs-based financial assistance may be available). For more information, call 614-823-1570.

University of Dayton Engineering Camps-The University of Dayton is hosting a variety of summer camps for students interested in engineering. The camps include Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men, Women in Engineering, and Summer Honors Camp. For more information, see Mrs. Havlin or call 937-229-5080 and speak to Shawnee Breitenstein.

Camp Cardiac- is a 1 week summer camp open to high school students interested in studying the heart. Activities include: Pig Heart Dissection, Hands-on Workshops, CPR certification and many more!! For more information, see Mrs. Havlin

Camp Neuro-is a 1 week summer camp open to high school students interested in studying the brain. Activities include: Pig Brain Dissection, Hands-on Workshops, Introduction to Various Careers in Healthcare and many more! For more information, see Mrs. Havlin

Green Girls in STEM-Hands-on summer camp and year-long program exploring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with a focus on the environment and sustainability. This camp is for girls ages 9th-12th grade. The camp starts June 4-8, 2018. For more information, visit

Miami University Summer Scholars Program-provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intensive, two-week program on Miami University’s campus exploring their topic of choice alongside leading faculty and professional experts. The dates are: Session 1: July 1-13, 2018 and Session II: July 15-27, 2018. See Mrs. Havlin if you are interested! Application due May 1, 2018.

P &G Resident Scholar Program- is a unique interactive job shadowing experience for Greater Cincinnati Area high school students interested in careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). To apply, you must be in the 10th or 11th grade during the 2018-2019 school year. Application deadline is April 17, 2018. See Mrs. Havlin for registration details!

Interested in the United States Air Force, Military, Naval or Merchant Marine Academies? Learn more at Academy Day on Monday, April 23rd at Symmes Township Branch Library. Registration starts from 5:30-6:30 PM and the program is from 6-8PM. You can RSVP to

Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)-sponsored by University of Cincinnati and the National Technical Association-Who: Students in grades K-12 and their parents; When: Saturdays, June through August, 9AM-noon; Where: 2220 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati; Apply-Contact M2SE Director Denise Casey at; Cost-No Cost!!

Kettering University Pre-College Programs 2018-Kettering University is offering numerous summer programs ranging from Computer Engineering Summer Camps, to Doctor for a Day, FIRST Robotics Competition and many more! Come check out the catalog and your counselors can help you register!