Red Cross Leadership Camp hosted at Santa Clara University!

The Red Cross Leadership Development Center is a 4-day summer camp August 8-11 at Santa Clara University. It’s for high school students, and teaches leadership and Red Cross initiatives, while promoting community service and diversity. Program cost is $215. Applications are due May 27.   For more information and to apply, go to:

Red Cross Bay Area Summer Internship Program – Open to High School & College Students

Applications for 2011 Summer Internships with the Bay Area Red Cross are now being accepted. Applications can be found on our Leadership Development webpage (see link below) and should be submitted by the April 1st deadline. Any high school or college students may apply. Opportunities are available in many Red Cross departments.  The program runs June 20-August 12 and requires a 15 hour/week commitment. All internships are unpaid, but can be applied toward academic credit where available. Applications and questions should be sent or Jan Peterson: 925-915-0276

College Access Summer Leadership Institute at NYU – July 10-14th, 2011

Rising juniors and seniors, do you have plans for the summer? Join us at NYU’s first College Access Leadership Summer Institute, July 10th – July 14th. This 4 day program is designed to demystify the often daunting college admissions process. The curriculum will include workshops and small group sessions on college admissions, college-entrance test preparation, essay and resume writing, interviewing and presentation skills, and financial aid literacy. Program graduates will be certified College Access Ambassadors and will be required to act as mentors and advisors in their respective high schools by conducting a college application workshop.

Successful applicants for the NYU-CALI program are underrepresented, strong high school students from the New York Metro area and exhibit strong leadership potential. If selected, students are awarded a full scholarship to the institute and are only expected to cover travel expenses to and from campus. Space is limited.

Download the application here.

Summer Workshop in Writing & Thinking at Lewis & Clark College

Fir Acres Workshop is June 26 – July 8. Two week summer residency program for students completing grades 8 through 12. You will collaboratively explore the relationship between writing, thinking and learning. For info and application:

United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar & Summer STEM Program

Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics? Check out the great summer programs offered at the Naval Academy in Annapolis for High School Students at USNA Admissions under the “Programs & Events” section. These summer STEM programs are designed to encourage rising 8th -11th graders to pursue a course of study in engineering and technology throughout high school and college.

And, if you’re interested in pursuing an appointment to the Naval Academy, consider their Summer Seminar, a fast-paced, six-day experience for rising Juniors. US News ranks their Aerospace and Electrical Engineering programs as 5th in the Nation!