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Resilience Rising Leaders Academy
Resilience Rising is an intensive four-week summer program designed to teach high school and college students the fundamentals of building a sustainable and resilient community. The program focuses on sustainability issues affecting their community: their businesses, neighborhoods, families, and local decision-makers. Students learn public speaking, leadership and facilitation skills, and career and networking skills. Presentations, lectures, activities, and group work are all facilitated by local experts and professionals who are pioneers in their fields.
Resilience Rising Academy
Date: June 13 - July 8, 2016
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2016 Leadership Development Center - American Red Cross
The Leadership Development Center (LDC) is a four-day overnight conference designed by youth for youth that provides learning experiences focused on leadership development, community involvement, and disaster preparedness. Delegates will become trained community disaster educators and learn how to start and effectively run a Red Cross Club. Additionally, delegates will gain invaluable experience in activities such as team-building, public speaking, diversity training, CPR/First Aid, disaster and emergency preparedness, and international humanitarian law. No previous Red Cross experience is required to apply.
Leadership Development Center 2016
Date: July 18 - 21, 2016
Location: Redwood Glen
100 Wright Drive
Loma Mar, CA 94021
One year service commitment to the American Red Cross following LDC;
Must be entering 9th to 12th grade;
Registered Red Cross volunteer at the time of attendance.
Build your resume;
Gain knowledge of community preparedness;
Certification for CPR/First Aid;
The total cost for LDC is $250
$50 non-refundable deposit at the time of acceptance reserves your place.
$200 goes towards meals, lodging, t-shirt, and conference materials.
Sustainable Agriculture Summer Academy
WHAT IS SASA? Sustainable Agriculture Summer Academy is designed to introduce high school students to sustainable agriculture and natural resource stewardship through lecture, field activities, and hands-on projects on a working farm (Shone Farm) and geared towards improving educational and career pathways in sustainable agriculture for college students.
OPEN TO: Current High School Students; Graduating Seniors, Alternative High School Students
WHEN: Two Weeks (Monday- Thursday)
June 13, 2016 - June 23, 2015
9:30AM-3:30PM (with a 1/2 hour lunch break)
WHERE: Santa Rosa Juinior College Shone Farm
7450 Steve Olson Lane, Forestville CA, 95436
COST: All materials, supplies and tuition will be provided at no charge – covered by a Natural Science Foundation grant. Students will be responsible for providing transportation to and from SRJC’s Shone Farm. The class will be transported in SRJC vans for field trips.
Summer Health Careers Institute
The Summer Health Careers Institute (SHCI) introduces healthcare & health careers to students entering their junior or senior year in high school. The program supports developing a diverse healthcare workforce by excluding enrollment to bilingual/bicultural high school students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. The Sonoma County healthcare community partners with the Santa Rosa Junior College to offer this program to youth participants. Students visit healthcare sites, indulge in a variety of professional speakers, as well as attend skills labs and lectures. This course offers hands-on education, an introduction to a healthcare network of professionals, and opportunities for individual students to authentically consider ahealthcare career pathway. Applications are due February 26, 2016. No hand-written or late applications will be accepted.
Full details and application process is available online: http://healthcareers.santarosa.edu/summer-health-care-institute-shci
For more information about SHCI, contact Musetta Perezarce, Program Coordinator/Instructor.
Stanford Sports Medicine Camp
For the second time, Stanford University Sports Medicine will be opening its doors to expose its unique methods of medical care for the nation’s most elite athletes. The program’s expert level clinicians will provide hands-on instruction of topics from the very basics of sports medicine care to the integration of cutting edge approaches to injury prevention, rehabilitation, and athletic performance.
For more information or to register, visit www.stanfordsportsmedicine.com/summer-camp
This free internship provides an opportunity for 13-18 year olds to participate in science and art while exploring a 3,200 acre nature preserve. Participants will ask questions and gather biological data using digital cameras and GPS units. Photos will be displayed in our gallery and uploaded to iNaturalist.org. During this five week summer program participants will gain knowledge, learn technical skills, be active in the outdoors, and contribute to real research.
For more information or questions, contact Nicole Barden: (707) 591-9310 x122 email@example.com or visit www.pepperwoodpreserve.org
Sonoma State University Summer 2016 High School Internship Program
Want to do something fun and challenging and get paid for it? Are you looking to distinguish yourself for college? Are you a high school junior interested in science, technology, engineering or math? Consider being a part of the Summer 2015 High School Internship Program Offered by the Sonoma State University School of Science & Technology and the Sonoma County Office of Education
For more information or questions, contact Cory Oates (707) 664-2171 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.sonoma.edu/scitech/hs/
UC Berkeley College Prep Camp
Students will receive expert guidance and advice from Cal admissions staff, high school guidance counselors, AP English instructors, and current university students. This program is geared to assist students in finding colleges that are good fits for their academic interests, as well as that matches their extra-curricular interests as well — so all colleges and universities are explored as options, not Cal or UC-schools only. Sessions will include break out workshops on making the most out of college, key note speakers from top universities, and more. The goal? To help students be relaxed, prepared, and excited for their upcoming college experience. We’re here to tell you, college and college prep is an eye-opening adventure—one of the more significant experiences you’ll have in your life—and that the work you put in now can not only be fun, but oh so worth it! Join Lair staff and a fun population of your peers from throughout the U.S. for this energizing and fun-filled program.
For more information, visit http://alumni.berkeley.edu/lair/types-vacations/college-prep-camp
Asian American Journalists Association JCamp
JCamp is a six-day intensive journalism training for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, photography, television broadcasting, online media, and reporting. Sessions and workshops are led by experienced journalists from top media companies. JCamp is an all-expenses-paid program with travel, meals and lodging covered by AAJA’s partners.
For more information visit, http://www.aaja.org/jcamp2015/
California College of the Arts Pre-College Program
CCA's Pre-College Program is an exciting opportunity for high school students to study art, architecture, design, or creative writing in an art-school setting. Our program provides a perfect platform to expand your knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong portfolio pieces, and get a taste of college life. As a Pre-College student you will find inspiration in this unique environment. Approximately 250 students attend each summer, many of them from around the country or abroad; 160 of these students reside in CCA housing.
For more information visit, https://www.cca.edu/academics/precollege
California Polytechnic University Architecture Summer Career Workshop
The Architecture Department offers an intensive 4-week in-residence workshop designed for high school students considering architecture as a career or developing a design portfolio. The Workshop provides an in-depth view of the career through hands-on experience in studio design exercises, lectures, projects and field trips. Activities cover architectural design and history, computer applications, building science, structural engineering and site planning. Studios and lectures are taught by the faculty of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Education and career advising are integral elements of the program.
Participating students live in residence halls where they become familiar with the dynamics of campus life. The program typically runs mid June - mid July, and includes lodging, most meals, field trips and most materials.
For more information visit, http://www.architecture.calpoly.edu/about/summer-career
Camp Ocean Pines
These weeklong overnight camps provide four to six specialty activities each morning session for students to choose from including marine biology, primitive skills (such as bow and arrow making), and arts and crafts. As part of the program's Ocean Adventures Camp, students visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Camp Ocean Pines also offers two programs especially for teens, the Great California Road Trip and the Counselor in Training Programs.
For more information, visit http://campoceanpines.org/summer-camp