Enrichment Opportunities

As course selection season has started, it's an appropriate time to think about how you can enhance your resume and enrich your learning, try out a career-based experience, or stay overnight on a college campus.  You are encouraged to browse this sample list of local enrichment programs below, by career cluster.  The registration windows are open, so watch the deadlines.  The cost varies and financial aid may be available.  If you have any questions, just ask your counselor or Mrs. Traub.  Remember to list this experience on your resume and career portfolio in Smart Futures.  

Art, AV, & Communications
* Summer Video Institute at DeSales University:  desales.edu/svi  or email chuck.gloman@desales.edu  for more info.  App due 6/30/24
*Young Filmmakers Workshop at Messiah University - https://www.messiah.edu/info/22263/young_filmmakers_workshop  
* Philadelphia International Music Festival - https://philadelphiamusicfestival.org/programs/ 
* PSU Abington Art Camp - https://www.abington.psu.edu/summer-camps/art 
* Teen Studio Intensives at the Banana Factory:  https://www.bananafactory.org/teen/ 
* Oratory Odyssey at PSU Abington:  https://www.abington.psu.edu/summer-camps/public-speaking
* Publishing & Editing Institute at Susquehanna University:  https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-pre-college-programs/publishing-editing-institute/ 
* Summer Music Camps at Moravian University:  https://www.moravian.edu/music/community-lessons/camps
* Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE): https://www.bucknell.edu/admissions-aid/plan-visit/camps-conferences-visit-programs/bucknell-academy-summer-experience?utm_source=slate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=base 

STEM
* Actuarial Science at Lebanon Valley College:  http://www.lvc.edu/academics/summer-community-programming/actuarial-science-camp/
* Computer Data Science at Lebanon Valley College:  https://www.lvc.edu/about/camps-community-programming/computer-data-science-summer-camp/
* Forensic Institute at PSU Abington:  https://www.abington.psu.edu/youth-teen-programs/kids-teen-college-summer-camps/science
* i-engineer at Susquehanna University:  https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-pre-college-programs/i-engineer/ 
* BIOMED Summer Academy at Drexel University:  https://drexel.edu/biomed/resources/prospective-students/summer-academy/ 
* Material Science & Engineering at Drexel University:  https://drexel.edu/academics/pre-college-programs/summer-institutes/engineering
* Biology & Chemistry Camp at Misericordia University:  https://www.misericordia.edu/campus-community/university-camps/career-exploration-camps
* Summer Science Camp at Millersville University:  https://www.millersville.edu/sstp/index.php 
* Engineering at Widener University:  https://www.widener.edu/events/engineering-summer-camp-high-school-students

Health Science
* Health & Biomedical Science at Lebanon Valley College:  https://www.lvc.edu/about/camps-community-programming/health-biomedical-sciences-camp/
* Exploring Veterinary Science OR Physician Assistant Academy at Delaware Valley University:  https://delval.edu/programs/youth-summer-programs 
* Health Careers at Penn College of Technology (opens 4/1):  https://www.pct.edu/pre-college-programs/health-careers 
* Speech Language Pathology Camp at Misericordia University:  https://www.misericordia.edu/campus-community/university-camps/speech-language-pathology-summer-exploration-camp 
* Discover Pharmacy Camp at Wilkes University (coming soon):  https://apply.wilkes.edu/register/?id=1ab02841-42bc-4298-9308-f7128a465166&_gl=1*15iggq7*_gcl_au*MTU1ODAzNTE2My4xNzA2MjgyMzc4 

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
* State Police Youth Week:  https://www.troopmcampcadet.org/ (check with your counselor as the local American Legion may sponsor this experience)
* Crime Scene Camp at Cedar Crest College:  https://www.cedarcrest.edu/crime-scene-investigations-camp/
*  While I have your attention, attached is the flyer for our Summer Leaders Experience (SLE). SLE is a one-week program for rising seniors to visit West Point for a week. The cadet candidates in this program get to interact with cadets, try 5 of our 17 academic workshops and complete two military days. All the cadet candidates that I have spoken with have really enjoyed this program and they especially enjoy interacting with the cadets. Your students may sign up for this program from now until 31 March by using the QR code in the attached “2024 SLE FLYER” or directly at westpoint.edu.

Government & Public Administration
* Keystone Girls State:  https://www.pagirlsstate.com/  (ask your counselor for more info as this program is sponsored by the local American Legion
* Keystone Boys State:  https://www.paboysstate.org/  (ask your counselor for more info as this program is sponsored by the local American Legion)

*Freedom, Citizenship, Equality Seminar at Ursinus College with reading, writing, and debate  (refer to application via email and info session in Library on 3/7 during I/E)

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
* Aviation Camp at Penn College of Technology (app opens 4/1):  https://www.pct.edu/pre-college-programs/aviation
* Diesel Truck & Heavy Equipment at Penn College of Technology (app opens 4/1):  https://www.pct.edu/pre-college-programs/diesel-truck-heavy-equipment 

Marketing, Finance, Business Management & Administration (career clusters combined)
* Global Entrepreneurship Intensive at Lehigh University:  https://summer.lehigh.edu/iacocca-global-entrepreneurship-intensive 
* Entrepreneurship Institute at Susquehanna University:  https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-pre-college-programs/entrepreneurship-institute/ 
* PA Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) at Lycoming or Penn College of Technology:  https://www.pfew.org/student-application 
 
Miscellaneous or Pre-College Workshops
Temple University:  https://admissions.temple.edu/sites/admissions/files/images/Pre-CollegeBrochure2024_final.pdf
Alvernia Unviersity:  https://www.alvernia.edu/pre-college-program 
College & Career Institute:  https://pmyf.org/college-and-career-readiness-program/
PACAC Camp College (FREE!):  https://www.pacac.org/camp-college 
Volunteer at Temple Ambler's Arboretum:  https://ambler.temple.edu/arboretum/about/volunteering 
Pre-College Summer Institute at Gwynedd-Mercy University:  https://www.gmercyu.edu/academics/summer-programs/integrated-studies-pre-college-summer-institute