Red Cross Lifeguard Class - American Red Cross -
Register now to become a Lifeguard. - A Red Cross Lifeguard Class will be held at St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, Vermont at the St. Johnsbury Academy Pool - February 27th, 28th & March 1. The cost will be $300.00. This is a required class-and certification- if you want to work at Powers Park, Kiwanis Pool or Lyndon State College. Certification is for (2) years. There will be another class in May if you can't make this class. Please contact email@example.com or call (802) 751-2423.
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs -
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs are now open to apply. The programs that are available are Arts, Young Writer's, Current Issue's & Youth Activism, Engineering, Astronomy, Entrepreneurship, Mathematical Sciences, Information Technology and Digital Media, Environmental Science & Technology, Asian Cultures, and Architecture, Design & Building, If you are interested in any of these programs please come and see Mrs. Potter in the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) for more information, now is the time to apply as they fill quickly so don't wait. Deadline: March 15, 2017
Northwoods Stewardship Center -
A Northwoods representative will be coming to speak about hiring for summer in the Northern Forest and need to hire some Conservation Corps Crew Members. You must be 15-18 years old. The representative will be coming on Tuesday, March 21st after school and will meet with anyone who is interested in the bottom of the MAC. If interested please come and see Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center to sign-up for the meeting and to obtain an information pamphlet.
VSAC - College Pathways 2017 - Free College Planning Event - Dates:
March 18th - Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, April 1st - Castleton University, Castleton, VT and April 29th - Johnson State College, Johnson, VT. The workshops include: applying to colleges, step by step, your college search - what to consider & tools to use, tackling the college admissions essay, strategies for the SAT/ACT, and financial aid and college costs and more. Register at www.vsac.org/CP17
.Medquest 2017 - Health Careers Exploration Week - June 25-June 30, 2017 -
This is at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vermont. This is a week-long residential program for 10th grade high school students from northeastern and central Vermont. You will explore different careers in health care, gain exposure to professional work environments, build skills and resources for health career pathways and experience residential life on a college campus. Go to www.nevahec.org
for more information and to obtain the online application form, confidential student reference form, and instructions. Deadline: March 1, 2017.
Santa's Village - Summer Job Opportunities -
If you are interested in working for Santa's Village this summer, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center, lower level of the MAC, see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain an application. It is your responsibility to get your application to Santa's Village.
Vermont Tech Summer Camps -
Registration is now open. Rosie's Girls STEM Leadership Camps
: June 19-23 or July 10-14 - These are overnight camps for girls entering 9th & 10th grades with follow-on mentor-ships held at the Randolph Center Campus, Deadline: April 12, 2017, Coder Camp for Girls
: July 17-21 - This is a day camp for girls entering 8th - 10th grades and mentor-ships and gives them an opportunity to translate their creativity into a computer program using SCRATCH and is held at the Williston Campus, & AeroCamp
: July 24-28 - This is a day camp for boys & girls between the ages of 12-18 who are given the opportunity to explore the world of aviation and aerospace and is held at the Williston Campus. Deadline: June 1, 2017. Go to http://www.vtc.edu/academics/summer-courses
for more information and to register. Governor's Institutes of America Entrepreneurship
: June 24-30 - This is an overnight residential Institute for students entering 10th-12th grades held at the Vermont Tech Randolph Center Campus. Bring your ideas, passion and curiosity about business, get guidance of proven entrepreneurs and experts plus a network of peers to guide you in owning your own business. Go to http://www.giv.org/specialtopics/entrepreneurship
for more information and to apply.
Young American Patriotic Art Contest - VFW Auxiliary
: This contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. You are eligible to apply if you are in grade 9-12 and are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. You must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Go to https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest
for more information. Click on the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards picture to the right to get your application and requirements. Deadline: March 31, 2017.
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA - College Summer Programs
- June 5 - 30 2017 - Hampshire College summer academic programs are designed to reflect their academic philosophy of linking critical engagement to experience-based education. The programs are open to high school seniors graduating in spring 2017, current college students, graduates, post-B.A.s, and professionals. Go to https://www.hampshire.edu/summer-programs/summer-academic-programs
for more information and how to apply. Deadline: March 31, 2017 (priority deadline for all completed and submitted applications to receive a 10% tuition discount).
The American Legion Law Cadet Training Program - June 18 through June 23, 2017 -
The purpose of The Cadet Training Program is to help young people gain knowledge regarding training and responsibilities of Law Enforcement Officers. This will help young people to better understand and respect and appreciate law enforcement officials at all levels. You must be currently a Junior or Senior in high school and a minimum age of 16 years. For more information and to obtain the application form come to the Career and College Counseling Center, middle floor of the library (MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon. Deadline to apply: April 15, 2017.
Northeast Kingdom College Fair 2017 - Tuesday, April 4th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm -
This is held in the Stannard Gymnasium at Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont. Just putting out an early reminder of this fair. Transportation will not be provided. Over 100 colleges from across New England and the United States will be there. You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center, mid floor of the MAC and see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain a list of the colleges. So mark your calendar now and don't forget! This is a great opportunity to speak with a college representative.
2017 Champlain College Young Writers' Conference -
The conference will be held May 26-28th at Champlain College. This is a residential writer's weekend specifically for high school students at Champlain College. It is for dedicated young writers who can meet others and share their passion for telling the stories of their lives and get an opportunity to study the craft of writing with celebrated authors and teachers. The keynote speaker will be award winning poet and essayist, Naomi Shihab Nye. If interested, for more information and how to apply go to www.champlain.edu/write
. Deadline: February 24th to sign up.
Dynamy Internship Year & USA Gap Year Fairs -
They are pleased to invite you
to attend a gap year fair - USA Gap Year Fair, South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Presentation Time: 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm, the speaker will be Julia Rogers. Pre-register for free at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs
. If you are interested in more information about Dynamy Internship Year go to www.dynamy.org
and you can also stay informed on upcoming gap year fairs by going to www.usagapyearfairs.org
Discover Business Degrees -
This site provides assistance to prospective college students who are considering a business degree. They have guides and resources that can be helpful in deciding which business degree is a good fit for you. There is also helpful education resources from various universities, libraries, and school districts and information on available business degree scholarships. To find out more information go to www.discoverbusiness.us
Union University, Jackson, TN -
This is a four year liberal arts private Christian university that is offering a Rising Senior Program where students can earn college credit this summer. It is designed for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year and would like to "try out" college during the month of June. You can earn up to 7 semester hours of college credit. To learn more go to www.uu.edu/admissions/rising-seniors
. Deadline to apply: May 15, 2017.
Washington University in St Louis, St. Louis, Missouri - Summer Experiences -
Domestic and International students get a taste of what the school is all about. They get to experience the academic life as well as the residential life. Students get the opportunity to challenge themselves in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere. Go to summerexperiences.wustl.edu
for information and to apply. Application Deadline: April 1, 2017.
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale,MI - High School Summer Study and Travel Programs -
You can earn college credit while you study abroad with faculty from Hillsdale College. Candidates can be students considering Hillsdale College, want to earn college credit during the summer or wish to study abroad. Go to www.hillsdale.edu/HS-programs
for more information.
Fall '16 SUNY Plattsburgh Event Options -
Learn more about
Fall Open Houses, Fall Info Sessions, General Online Info Sessions, and specific Online Info Sessions by going to www.plattsburgh.edu/admissions/visit
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI -
Hillsdale College is having monthly campus visit programs. You can tour the campus, meet other prospective students, interact with faculty, staff, and current students and learn more about their academic programs, financial aid and student life. You can also be a student for the day where you can pick the day that is convenient for you, sit in on a class lecture, eat lunch at the student union and do an overnight in a residence hall if you prefer. Go to https:www.hillsdale.edu/admissions-aid/admissions
for more information and to register online for a visit.
Bowdoin College -
Bowdoin College no longer has an application fee for all applicants who would be first generation in their family to attend college as well as any student seeking financial aid assistance from the college. Regardless of your economic background, they are committed to provide educational opportunities to students. For more information, deadlines for admission and to learn how to apply go to www.bowdoin.edu/admissions
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) -
Savannah College of Art & Design is having SCAD Day which is an open house for prospective students and their families who want to get a taste of what Savannah College of Art & Design has to offer students. Go to www.scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/scad-days
for more information about SCAD Days and to register.
- at Montana State University in Bozeman - this is an all-day campus visit event where prospective students and their families will be able to meet with faculty and students, explore academic facilities, tour campus and residence halls and find out information in reference to financial aid and scholarships. The program is FREE.
Oct. 21, Jan. 27, March 10, March 24 & June 16. For more information go to www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday