Opportunities

Student Opportunities:

Both of these camps are open to ALL high school students!  Students will stay overnight at the Scott Residence Hall on UNO’s south campus and dine at Scott Café.  Fun activities and field trips have been planned for every evening.

The deadline to apply has been extended to May 15th.  Please follow the links below.

Additional information can be found at:

Holland Academy of Excellence: https://pki.nebraska.edu/new/pages/outreach/holland-academy-of-excellence/

Academy of Sustainability:  https://pki.nebraska.edu/new/pages/outreach/academy-of-sustainable-environments-renewable-energy/

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Event Overview

May 25th, 2017 | 2-10 PM EDT

Save time! Save money! Chat live with admissions counselors from a variety of colleges and universities across the nation as you create, or narrow down, your college wish list. Use your computer, tablet, or smartphone to connect directly for information on degree programs, scholarships, campus life, and more.

Why Participate?

This is an exceptional opportunity for any student in grades 9–12 and their parents to virtually visit dozens of college admission representatives from coast-to-coast.

Participating schools include:

  • Syracuse University
  • University of California, Davis
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina State University
  • Gannon University
  • …and many more

See participating schools and register now:

NASSPVirtualCollegeFair.com

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Health Career Camp

Applications are due May 1.

When: July 10-14 or July 24-28

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Bryan College of Health Sciences

Cost: $350

The camp is filled on a first come first serve basis.

To participate students must:

• Be a high school student age 16 or older

• Be interested in a health career and enjoy science classes

• Be able to attend the entire week-long camp

Apply by May 1

Questions? Call 402-481-8697

Apply Today

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The Nebraska Governor’s Youth Advisory Council (GYAC) is seeking applications for new members. Students ages 14-19 have the opportunity to meet with the governor and state senators to share ideas. This is an incredible opportunity to be heard and impact Nebraska youth.

Applications are available in the Counseling Center, and are due BEFORE April 28th.

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Bright Lights Summer Learning Adventures – High school students

Application available Starting March 8,2017 at Brightlights.org

Program dates for summer 2017: June 5-9 / June 12-16 / June19-23 / June26-30 / July 10-14

Main Location: Holmes Elementary, 5230 Sumner St., Lincoln (some classes held at additional community sites)

What: A great opportunity for high school students to serve as a Classroom Assistant while earning GOPO hours and other volunteer service hours during the summer.

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SCC Automotive Summer Camp – Students 16 years old and older

Registration Deadline:  May 26, 2017 OR the first 60 applicants

June 9 & 10, 2017 on SCC’s Milford campus – Will give students a glimpse into the exciting career field of Automotive Technology.  This will be strictly a hands-on camp, with a near 3-to-1 student-to-instructor ratio.  Tuition is $29 per participant (non-refundable).  Includes tools, meals, housing, and transportation to a special activity.  Registration forms available in the LNE Counseling Center.

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Juniors – Khan Academy® offers free Official SAT Practice online resources.

Juniors who took the PSAT can link their College Board account with Khan Academy to receive personalized SAT Test Prep.  LINK

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Juniors – Kaplan Practice with a Purpose

By visiting Kaplan’s free online practice resource hub, students can take a free pop quiz, 20-minute workout, and a full proctored practice test to help prepare for upcoming SAT or ACT exams. Students can sign up and take all three if they’d like, and each test or quiz a student signs up for, will help Kaplan Test Prep donate scholarships to students in need.  http://ktp.events/dalaustonio

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2017 Big Red Summer Academic Camps – June 11th-16th

Big Red Summer Academic Camps are residential camps; ALL housing and food will be provided for all participants throughout the duration of the camp. Space is limited and camps will fill on a first come first serve basis. Limited scholarships available.

Camps available include: Culinary Arts, Filmmaking, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Chickens, Outdoor Nebraska, Veterinary Science, Weather and Climate Science, and Unicameral Youth Legislature.

Visit: bigredcamps.unl.edu for more information

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UNL College of Architecture’s Adventures on the Niobrara River July 23rd-26th, 2017

3 ½ day camp that provides high school students with a unique experience to explore and discover the design profession of Landscape Architecture in the outdoor classroom we call the Niobrara River. Campers will have the opportunity to explore some amazing waterfalls and learn how Landscape Architects have played an important role in the design and management of Nebraska’a parks. After a long day of exploration, students will enjoy fireside meals and camping in the great outdoors-loving nature and learning at its best! Come explore with us!

Apply online at: architecture.unl.edu/workshop/application

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2017 Natural Resource Camp       July 10–14, 2017

The Natural Resource Camp is a great way to gain exposure to the world of natural resources, including fish, plants, wildlife, soils, invertebrates, and water. The camp offers opportunities to gain hands-on experiences in natural resource ecology and management. The camp is intended for high school students, entering grades 9, 10, 11, and 12, who have a strong desire to learn more about the natural world or who have an interest in pursuing a career related to natural resources. Permission of parent or guardian is required.

To learn more visit: https://www.sdstate.edu/natural-resource-management/natural-resource-camp

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Bright Lights Summer Learning Adventures – High school students

Application available Starting March 8,2017 at Brightlights.org

Program dates for summer 2017: June 5-9 / June 12-16 / June19-23 / June26-30 / July 10-14

Main Location: Holmes Elementary, 5230 Sumner St., Lincoln (some classes held at additional community sites)

What: A great opportunity for high school students to serve as a Classroom Assistant while earning GOPO hours and other volunteer service hours during the summer.

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All Students – Camp Neuro

Scholarship and standard applications have just opened up for Camp Neuro Omaha 2017!

Camp Neuro & Camp Cardiac, run by medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, are 1-week summer day camps open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.

Camp Neuro is a 1-week (Monday to Friday) summer day camp running daily from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  The camp is open to all high school students (including Spring/Summer 2017 graduates) at least 15 years and older as of first day of assigned session.

Students may learn more and apply by visiting http://www.campneuro.org.

In addition, you may download a PDF flyer by clicking here.

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Lincoln Electrical Apprenticeships – Seniors

Three apprentice programs are available:

*The Inside Program encompasses all types of electrical work other than outside Lineman work and is a 5-year program.

*The Installer Technician Program involves work on lower voltage systems, such as, data communications, fire alarms, security and fiber optics and is a 3-year program.

*The Construction Wireman/Construction Electrician program is a self-paced program and encompasses the same work processes as the Inside program.

There is currently a shortage of skilled electricians that will continue as the Baby Boomer generation begin to retire.  These apprenticeships are “Earn-While-You-Learn” opportunities, and are located in Lincoln.  Go to the Lincoln Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) website for further information and application LINK.

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16th annual Latina Summer Academy (LSA) – current 9th and 10th graders

Registration Deadline: June 12th (Space is limited to the first 60 registered students)

A Unique one-week opportunity for Latina girls that will feature activities in art and science. Participants will experience college life by staying in a residence hall for the duration of this experience. College of St. Mary in Omaha.

When: Sunday June 11, 2017 – Friday June 16, 2017

Register online at: CSM.edu/LSA

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4th annual African/African-American  Summer Academy-

Who : Current 9th & 10th graders

Registration Deadline: June 12th (Space is limited to the first 60 registered students)

A Unique one-week opportunity for African/African American girls that will feature activities in art and science. Participants will experience college life by staying in a residence hall for the duration of this experience.  College of St. Mary in Omaha.

When: Sunday July 9, 2017 – Friday July 14, 2017

Register online at: CSM.edu/AASA

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University of Southern California Summer Programs – Grades 10-12

Students seeking an academic challenge this summer are invited to look at the program at USC.

Visit summer.usc.edu for more information.

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Summer at Duke – 2017 Available Now! – Grades 9-12

Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program.  Last Summer over 500 high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world!

Visit the  website to review the 2017 programs dates and details:

If you are currently in Grades 10 or  11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College.

If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy

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Summer at Cornell – Grades 9-11

Cornell University Summer College offers acclaimed precollege programs for motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  summercollege.cornell.edu

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University of Alabama Early College – Grades 10-12

Highly motivated students (grades 10-12) uaearlycollege.ua.edu

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The Norden Club of Lincoln Foundation, Inc – Scholarships and Grants-in-Aid

Deadline: May 1, 2017

A $1,000 scholarship or grant-in-aid to be awarded this year in 2017. The Committee will select an applicant who wishes to pursue an educational experience or project pertaining to any of the five Scandinavian countries; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

There are a variety of ways in which to pursue this – including but not limited to – classroom courses, study abroad, travel, cultural arts, elderhostels, projects, or Scandinavian study programs.

The proposed experience must further the goals of the Norden Club and the Foundation.

Applicants can be of all ages.

Application can be picked up in  the Counseling Center

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Camp Erin – Grief Support Camp September 22-24, 2017

Application due: August 1 2017

Camp Erin is a FREE three day, overnight bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6 through 17 who have experienced the death of someone significant in their life, such as a parent, sibling, family member or friend.

For more information or to register for Camp Erin please visit their website

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Nursing VITALS Summer Day Camp

Applications will be due on May 1, 2017 and can be found in the Counseling Center

The UNMC College of Nursing-Lincoln Division will be hosting their second annual “Nursing VITALS Summer Day Camp” on Tuesday, June 13 – Wednesday, June 14.