Policies | UW Summer Youth Programs
Registration & Policies
- You can register for courses on our online registration site.
- When registering for a course, you’ll need to enter a Gmail address ([email protected]) for your student. A Gmail account is needed to use our online learning management systems. If your student doesn’t already have a Gmail account, you can create one here.
Cost & Payment
- The cost of courses vary. Check the specific course page for cost.
- Payment is due in full at the time of registration. The only form of payment we accept is credit card; we don’t currently take third-party payments.
- We offer a 15% discount to current UW employees and students. You’ll need to enter your UW NetID during registration.
- Financial assistance has been exhausted for Summer 2021.
Refund Policy & Withdrawals
- The deadlines for a 100% refund for each start date is listed below. There are no refunds after these dates.
- May 10, 2021 (for courses starting June 21, 2021)
- May 25, 2021 (for courses starting July 6, 2021)
- June 7, 2021 (for courses starting July 19, 2021)
- June 21, 2021 (for courses starting in August)
- All requests to drop a course must be submitted in writing to the Summer Youth Programs office. Send your request by email to [email protected] You cannot drop a course by phone. Requests should include the student’s name, the registration email address and the course you wish to drop.
- If your student is unable to attend a course because of physical or mental debilitation or other circumstances beyond your control, and the refund deadline has passed, you may petition for a hardship withdrawal by contacting us at [email protected] edu. You’ll need to complete a hardship withdrawal form and submit it to [email protected] We’ll review your request and notify you in a timely manner of our decision. Refunds are not guaranteed.
- If a course is full, you can add your student to the waitlist during registration.
- If your student is on the waitlist and a space becomes available, you’ll get an email from [email protected] (To ensure that you receive waitlist emails, we recommend that you add this address to your Safe Senders List.) You will have 72 hours to let us know if you would like the space.
If we do not hear back from you, we will offer the space to the next student.
Summer Youth Programs reserves the right to cancel a course. In the event of a cancellation, we will notify you as soon as possible before the program start date, and you’ll receive a full refund.
- Please notify program staff if your student will be absent.
- There are no refunds for days or weeks that students cannot attend. Substitutions – having another individual attend in your student’s place – are not allowed.
Safety & Discipline
- The safety of students is our highest priority. Program staff works hard to maintain an environment (including on online platforms) where students can participate in activities safely.
- If behavior problems occur, the parent or guardian will be notified and scheduled for a conference.
- There are no refunds for student suspension or withdrawal due to behavior problems.
Accommodations & Disabilities
- To help ensure that your student has a positive experience, please share information about any special needs that staff should know about at the time of registration. If it would be helpful, staff are available to meet with a parent or guardian to discuss special needs prior to the start of the program.
- The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities.
- Requests for disability accommodations should be made before enrolling a student. For information on requesting disability accommodations, contact the Disability Services Office at [email protected] or 206-543-6450.
U.S. High School Students | UW Summer Sessions
Summer Sessions is a great time for anyone thinking of taking a college course to check out the University of Washington – including U.S. high school students. Find out what college classes are really like, earn UW credit and check out our scenic campus by taking a course this summer.
Why UW Summer Sessions?
- The UW Experience – Attend classes in an engaging atmosphere.
- College Credit – Earn college credit and start building your UW transcript.
- Diverse Student Body – Study alongside current UW students, adults and students from abroad.
- Top Teachers – Learn from well-respected UW faculty and instructors.
Wide Variety of Courses
With nearly 1,000 courses offered in more than 100 different fields of study at the UW in the summer, there is something that will appeal to any adventurous high school student. To learn more about what’s available during UW Summer Sessions, see the UW Time Schedule or MyPlan.
In most cases, 100-level classes will be the best fit for high school students. In MyPlan, you can search by course level. If you have any questions about what courses to take, we recommend that you check with your high school counselor.
For information on how to register for Summer Sessions courses, see the page How to Register – U.S. High School Students.
U. S. high school students interested in attending the UW during Summer Sessions must have completed eighth grade or its equivalent by June 30 of the upcoming Summer Sessions. Parents and guardians of students who won’t be 18 years old by this date must sign an Under 18 Consent Form, which will be emailed after a an application is submitted.
High school students taking Summer Sessions courses will establish a UW transcript. Grades earned in the summer are included in a student’s GPA if they later enroll at the UW as a matriculated (degree-seeking) student. In most cases, credits earned by high school students in UW Summer Sessions can also be transferred to other colleges and universities.
Summer Foreign Language Offerings
Learn a language this summer and get a head start on college requirements. The UW offers one of the country’s largest intensive foreign language summer programs. Choose from courses in everything from American Sign Language to Swahili.
K-12 Programs | UW College of Engineering
Programs to prepare K-12 students and train educators for success in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
College of Engineering programs
Math Academy »
High-achieving Washington high school students participate in an intensive, four-week summer session. Students prepare for college-level math and engineering in a supportive, challenging, and fun learning community.
Engineering Discovery Days »
A free 2-day event in the spring oriented toward 4th through 8th grade students. UW engineering students and faculty share their work with students, teachers, families and the community, featuring hands-on activities that demonstrate the exciting work of engineers.
Engineering Ambassadors »
Our Engineering Ambassadors are available to visit your K-14 classroom to educate your students on the possibilities in engineering. Engineering Ambassadors are happy to discuss majors, coursework, scholarships and college life. They can also provide a customized campus tour.
Other engineering and UW summer programs
- Center for Neurotechnology Young Scholars Programs »
- Summer program that introduces high school students to neural engineering, neuroethics, scientific communication, basic computer coding, and the latest developments in brain-computer interfaces.
- DawgBytes Summer Camps »
- Summer camps that introduce middle and high school students to computer science and engineering topics in a fun, inclusive week of learning. Camp topics include coding, design, leadership, and robotics.
- DO-IT Scholars »
- DO-IT Scholars prepares Washington State high school students with disabilities for success in college and careers. Scholars attend summer study sessions at the University of Washington campus to experience college life and work on self advocacy skills.
- Materials Camp »
- A one-week workshop for high school students to experience many aspects of materials science and engineering, which has relevance in physical sciences, engineering and medicine. High school program » | Middle school program »
- User Centered Design Charettes »
- Half-day workshops introduce K-12 students to human centered design & engineering. Students brainstorm user needs, develop use-case scenarios, and create interaction designs for an application.
- UW Summer Youth Programs »
- Hands-on enrichment opportunities for children and teens, including full-day camps, academies, and intensives as well as half-day short courses.
Teach with Code Studio Courses from Code.org for students in grades K-12 and professional learning for teachers.
Engineering is Elementary Lesson plans and ideas for educators for teaching engineering concepts to young students. A project of the Museum of Science, Boston.
Engineer Girl Website designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering presents for girls and women. A service of the National Academy of Engineering.
Neuroscience for Kids A website that lets kids explore the nervous system. Provides child-friendly materials and lesson plans for teachers.
Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Professional development for K-12 teachers and other educators throughout the state.
2021 University of Washington Seattle Summer Tech and STEM Camps
General InformationCamp HoursCamp EnrollmentConsent FormCamp Medical FormMinimum Grade RequirementCamp TuitionPrivate Lessons at CampCancellation PolicyChange of Camp WeeksCamp PacketsSnack PeriodRecess PeriodAuthorized Individuals to Pick Up a CamperExtended HoursOptional Lunch ProgramNut-Aware CampMedication Storage and AdministrationOnline Household InformationCamp Tech Revolution™ ApparelBehavioral PolicyCamp Electronic Device PolicyProject CompletionInternet ConnectivityPersonal Property Policy”Lost and Found” PolicyAccount BalancesTax BenefitsFinancial AidNew and Amended Camp PoliciesContact Information
Welcome to Camp Tech Revolution!
Welcome to our general information section for camp. Click on the headings to the right to access camp information by topic. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our camp specialists at [email protected], 888.854.CAMP (2267), or through our website chat feature. We enjoy helping families plan incredible summer experiences for their children and look forward to assisting you!
***You can enroll for one or multiple weeks at any camp. If you enroll for multiple weeks in the same camp, you will move up in curriculum. If you would like any assistance with scheduling camps for your child(ren), please let us know!***
Regular Camp Hours: Regular camp hours are from 9:00am to 3:15pm.
Early Arrival: Early arrival is available from 8am to 9am.
Private Lessons/Extended Hours: We offer optional private lessons before and after camp. 45-minute private lessons take place from 8:00 to 8:45am and 3:30 to 4:15pm. 90-minute private lessons take place from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. Private lessons may be offered by our instructors either in-person, or virtually if the camp instructor is already booked and/or not available. Private lessons with our virtual instructors will still take place at camp using our computers.
Due to social distancing measures, and to reduce interaction between individual camps/cohorts, our typical extended day program from 3:30pm to 6:00pm is postponed to Summer 2022.
Camp enrollment is completed online. To access our enrollment portal, click on the “Enroll Now!” button on our website.
Payment for camp may be made by credit card or e-check.
There is a one-time $25 registration fee per child for the 2021 calendar year. This allows each child to register for any camps, courses, tournaments, or other programs during 2021.
If you have any questions or issues regarding enrollment, please call our year-round office at 888. 854.CAMP (2267) or email us at [email protected] for assistance. If you would like to reserve your spots in camp and you choose to email us, please provide your phone number and the location/camp weeks you wish to enroll in (we will hold these spots for you for three business days).
When enrolling in camp, you must complete the entire Camper Enrollment Form for each child, which contains a consent form that must be signed by a legal guardian. If you enrolled over the phone, our office will start your enrollment, but you still need to complete your enrollment online, which includes completing/submitting the Camper Enrollment Form. If you do not complete our consent form but send your child to camp, this is considered implied consent to the terms and conditions listed in our consent form. If you are having trouble accessing online enrollment, you must print the consent form and scan/email it to [email protected] prior to your child attending camp. The consent form constitutes the entire agreement and no section of the consent form may be waived by any other writings or methods of communication.
Camp Medical Form
To provide us with your child’s medical form, please upload your camper health form to your online account or scan/email your form to [email protected], prior to your child’s first scheduled day of camp.
You may submit the health form that you used for your child’s school this school year or submit the following form:
Minimum Grade Requirement
The minimum grade requirement is the completion of Kindergarten prior to the start of your child’s camp.
The tuition for each camp is located on each camp location page.
Private Lessons at Camp
Private lessons are offered at many of our specialty day camps. You may book an AM lesson from 8:00am to 8:45am and a PM lesson from 3:30pm to 4:15pm or 3:30pm to 5:00pm.
If your child is enrolled for a private lesson before camp, early arrival coverage is included in the cost of the private lesson on that day.
- Lessons are offered in the subject matter of your child’s camp and tailored to your child’s ability level.
- Private lessons are only offered to campers in attendance during that camp week.
- All lessons should be booked via online enrollment. Spots are limited!
Worry-Free Enrollment Policy. You can enroll with confidence at Lavner Camps. Click here to view our Worry-Free Enrollment Policy which outlines our policy for changes of weeks, cancellations, and postponements.
Change of Camp Weeks
Change of Camp Weeks: Families have the option of unlimited fee-free changes up until 30 days before the start of your camp. Within 30 days, there is a $25 fee per camp week (per child).
The new camp or camp dates requested are subject to availability. We do our best to accommodate all requests.
- A change of camp pertains to either a change of dates, change of camp, or change of location.
- A Change of Week request must be made by the Tuesday (5:00pm) prior to the upcoming camp week.
- A difference in camp tuition may apply. Refunds are not issued for campers who switch into a less expensive camp.
- Change of Camp Week requests must be made directly to our office by emailing [email protected]
- Change of weeks can only be made within the same summer (i.e., a camp week in Summer 2021 can only be changed to another camp week in 2021).
Camp Packets include additional information specific to each location. Packets will include detailed information for your location, week and courses. Additional information included in camp packets are: Arrival/Departure information, what to bring to camp, campus maps and directions, meals, and more… Camp Packets are available on each location’s webpage.
A snack period is offered each day for 15 minutes to give a chance for campers to take a break and eat a tasty snack. Campers should bring their own nut-free snack to camp.
A recess period is offered each day following lunch. Recess can consist of games providing options for exercise, team play, and lots of fun! Recess is typically 45 minutes and takes place outside, weather permitting.
Authorized Individuals to Pick Up a Camper
In order for an individual to pick up and sign out your child from camp, he/she must (1) be listed on your online Camper Enrollment Form as an authorized individual to pick up your child and (2) present a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID. The Camper Enrollment Form is the form you completed during online enrollment, and the question pertaining to Authorized Individuals to drop off/pick up is on the first page of this form. All Authorized Individuals must be listed on your Camper Enrollment Form by the Friday prior to your child’s upcoming camp week. All amendments of authorized individuals (additions or deletions) must be made by the primary account holder on the Camper Enrollment Form. To log in to your account, click on “Login” at the top of the website.
Early Arrival is from 8:00am to 9:00am. If you drop off your child prior to 8:45am it is considered Early Arrival and your account will be billed for early arrival (if not previously enrolled for early arrival).
Due to social distancing measures, and to reduce interaction between individual camps/cohorts, our typical extended day program from 3:30pm to 6:00pm is postponed to Summer 2022. We do offer optional private lessons before and after camp. 45-minute private lessons take place from 8:00 to 8:45am and 3:30 to 4:15pm. 90-minute private lessons take place from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.
Early Arrival/Private Lessons:
If you would like to book Early Arrival and/or Private Lessons, please do so by the Friday prior to your child’s upcoming camp week. If you need to add any of these options during the camp week, please send your request directly to [email protected] and we will do our best to accommodate you (and will charge your credit card on file or process payment via E-Check, depending on your payment method).
If your child attends Early Arrival and it was not previously scheduled and paid for, our office reserves the right to bill your account in the method that you paid (i.e. charge your credit card on file).
While we do ask that you book in advance, we are flexible and will work to accommodate your requests even if made during the camp week!
Optional Lunch Program
At this time, due to Covid-19 protocol, all campers must pack their own nut-free lunch.
For the safety of our campers, we are a Nut-Aware camp. Please do not send any nut products to camp with your child. While we are a “Nut-Aware” camp, we cannot guarantee a nut-free environment.
Medication Storage and Administration
For the safety of our campers, all drugs (medications) are stored under lock and key except when in the controlled possession of the person responsible for administering them. For prescription drugs (medication), they are given only under the specific instruction/directions of a licensed physician. For nonprescription drugs (medication), they are given under the signed instructions of the parents or legal guardian or signed instructions from the camper’s physician.
Online Household Information
When you create your online account with Lavner Education, please make sure to include your address and any important contact phone numbers (home, cell, work) and additional/emergency contacts.
CAMP TECH REVOLUTION™ Apparel
Free t-shirt: Every camper receives one white “Tech Revolution™” t-shirt.
Additional Camp Tech Revolution and Lavner Camps apparel is available for purchase from The Lavner Camps Store at any time.
Lavner Camps reserves the absolute right to dismiss a camper without refund for any behavior (1) that threatens or endangers the welfare and/or the safety of any camper, instructor, or any other person involved with the camp, (2) is disruptive to the overall camp environment, which interferes with the beneficial use and enjoyment by campers and staff, or (3) for any form of bullying of other campers or disrespectful behavior to camp authority.
Lavner Camps emphasizes a safe, fun, and healthy camp environment that fosters learning and friendship, and appropriate camp behavior is essential to a great overall experience for everyone involved. It is imperative that every camper feels included, safe, and part of our camp community.
Campers must be potty trained in order to attend camp. A potty trained camper is someone who can 1) communicate to an instructor that he/she needs to go to the restroom, 2) be able to stop what he/she is doing, to go and use the restroom, 3) utilize the restroom facilities without any assistance and 4) postpone going to the bathroom for up to 10 minutes if they must wait for someone who is in the restroom or if they are not near a restroom. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be made for campers with disabilities.
Camp Electronic Device Policy
Campers are not permitted to use cell phones, personal computers, or any other electronic devices that connect to the internet while at camp except for camp owned computers used for camp purposes, unless otherwise determined by the camp. “While at camp” pertains to all times that a camper is on location at camp. If you would like to get in touch with your child during the camp day, please contact our onsite camp director. The onsite camp director’s contact information (name, phone, and email) will be listed on the chalkboard at the sign in location. During the camp week, you may also contact our central office ([email protected] or 888.854.2267) to obtain the contact information for the onsite director. Additionally, if your child would like to contact you during the camp day, he/she may contact you through the camp director or camp instructor.
We strive to have every camper complete the project minimums for each camp per the camp descriptions, however, this also requires the active participation and attendance of the camper.
In the event of an internet outage at the camp location, we will offer alternate tech-related activities at camp and make every effort to ensure campers continue to progress in technology.
Personal Property Policy
Campers may bring personal items/equipment to camp, but Lavner Education is not responsible or liable for any personal equipment that is lost, stolen, or broken.
“Lost and Found” Policy
Lavner Education is not responsible or liable for any personal items/equipment that is left behind at camp. Lost and Found items/equipment may be held at camp until the last day of camp. Any remaining Lost and Found items/equipment will be discarded/recycled at the end of the camp season.
If your child arrives at camp and you have an account balance, Lavner Education reserves the right to process your credit card on file for the camp week. After attending camp, if still have an account balance, Lavner Education reserves the right to process your payment method on file during scheduled billing cycles.
You may qualify for tax benefits through the dependent care credit for camp. Don’t forget to check with your accountant to see if you qualify!
The deadline to apply to our financial aid program is February 1, 2021, however, based on demand, program availability may close prior to February 1st. Please email [email protected] to inquire about the availability of this program.
New and Amended Camp Policies
To ensure a safe and productive camp environment, Lavner Camps reserves the right to add or amend camp policies at any time. All current policies can be found at www.lavnercampsandprograms.com in real time. Please feel free to check back on our website for updates.
The Washington Baseball School Camps at Univ of Washington
Come and enjoy part of your summer break with the Diamond Dawgs at the Washington Baseball School!
This is a unique opportunity for boys and girls ages 7-12 to spend four days at Husky Ball Park, the home field of the University of Washington Husky baseball team.
The 2021 Summer Washington Baseball School JR. Dawgs Youth Camps are designed with FUN and LEARNING in mind. Not only will campers learn the fundamentals of baseball, they will be able to implement those fundamentals in games played every afternoon of camp.
The Washington Baseball School JR. Dawgs Youth Camps provide a great way for youth players to learn from the coaching staff and players from the Washington baseball team. Camp will be indoors and outdoors, defense and hitting on the baseball field, hitting inside our covered batting facility, videos in our locker room, and other activities throughout the day.
Open to All Entrants within the age range.
Start date: Monday, July 26th
Ending date: Thursday, July 29th
Quality Division I baseball Instruction
Washington Baseball Camp t-shirt
Hitting & defensive drills
Throwing & pitching mechanics
Competitive relays and drills
Items to bring: Sunscreen, bat, batting gloves, glove, baseball pants, hat cleats and Non-cleated tennis shoes or baseball turf shoes. Catchers should bring their own gear. Please label all personal items.
Additional Information: A Washington Baseball School athletic trainer will be present during all activity. Water and Gatorade will be provided continually throughout camp day. Parents are welcome to stay, watch camp, and sit-in on camp meetings.
Supervision: Participants in the WBS JR. Dawgs youth camps will be supervised from registration until dismissal.
Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.
Camper check-in will be from 8:00am-8:45am Monday morning of camp at Husky Ballpark. Camp will begin promptly at 9:00am. Daily Check thereafter will begin at 8:30am Tuesday-Thursday.
Directions to Husky Ball Park
The camp will be headquartered at Husky Ball Park, on the campus of the University of Washington. Campers will use the Washington main ball field, surrounding rec. turf fields, bullpens, covered hitting facility, and team meeting room.
Directions to Husky Ball park from I-5: Take the NE 45th Street exit (exit #169) from I-5 and continue east on NE 45th Street approximately 1.4 miles to Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Turn right onto Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Go one block and turn right onto Clark Road. At the end of Clark Road you will find the entrance to the E1 lot. Husky Ball park will be on your right.
Directions to Husky Ball park from Highway 520: Take the Montlake Boulevard exit. Continue north on Montlake Boulevard, crossing the drawbridge. You will pass Husky Stadium and Hec Edmundson Pavilion on your right. When the road forks, bear right to stay on Montlake Boulevard. Turn right at Mary Gates Memorial Drive. Go one block and turn right onto Clark Road. At the end of Clark Road you will find the entrance to the E-1 lot. Husky Ball park will be on your right
All camp participants will receive a temporary parking pass that allows for pick up/drop off of campers in the E-18 parking lot, located next to the baseball and soccer fields at UW. All day parking is available in the E-1 parking lot located between the track and driving range. Parking for the entire day will require payment upon entry into the lot. For parking lot directions and maps of campus please visit the following links -http://www.gohuskies.com/transportation/ & http://www.washington.edu/maps/
What if I have to cancel a camp? Refunds are not issued for camp cancellations, but we can issue a Camp Credit for future use if you need to cancel. Additionally, we have what is called “Cancellation Protection”. We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 7 days prior to the start of camp. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the player will be issued a credit toward a future camp. Scheduling conflicts are not cause for refund!
Washington Baseball School is sponsored and run by Head Coach Lindsay Meggs, and it may be held at the University of Washington and use some of the University’s facilities. However, Washington Baseball School is not sponsored or run by the University, and the Coach and Coach’s assistants are not employees of the University in their camp operations.
***In accordance with the rules of the NCAA the camps are open to all players.
***In accordance with the rules of the NCAA we are prohibited to give free/reduced camps to prospects.
|2021 Husky Football Camps
The University of Washington Football coaching staff oversees the direction of each camp and is actively involved in the instruction and drills of each camper. All camps are open to any and all entrants entering grades 9-12 as of the 2021-2022 academic year, as well as those in the transfer portal.
For additional information and questions about the camps offered, and for those entered into the transfer portal, please contact Deborah Goldstein, Director of Football Operations, at [email protected] or 206-616-1545.
Academic Camps – Debate, Leadership, Writing, Speaking, and More
**Cancelation by Camper All payments are nonrefundable. Should cancellation be necessary, full credit will be provided up to 1 year from the date of the event, if written notice of cancellation is provided prior to May 1st for camps and at least two weeks for other programs. Any add-ons, tournament or fees paid cannot be refunded and are non-transferrable. Summer camp cancellations received after May 1st or programs cancellations after two weeks prior to program starting must also be made in writing and will follow the cancellation credit timetables. Requests can be sent electronically to [email protected] For more details please visit our Terms, Policies, and Conditions page.
Cancelation by Capitol Debate: All payments are nonrefundable. Payments referred to herein shall not be refundable under any circumstances, including but not limited to the termination of this Agreement for whatever reason. Should cancellation for reasons outside of our control become necessary which include but are not limited to host campuses canceling camps, compliance with local, state, and national regulations that require closure, pandemics, or acts of god (see Force Majeure clause), camper’s sole remedy shall be to receive credit to other Capitol Debate programs in the amount equal to the amount paid by such camper to attend program. Capitol Debate account credit will be provided for use up to 2 years from the final date of the program originally purchased. If the camp must be canceled, Capitol Debate has the right to make suitable accommodations including but not limited to holding the camp at another location, date or providing alternative camps in the future at no additional cost.
Force Majeure: In the event anything happens at camp or camp is cancelled, directly or indirectly as a result of an any act of god, natural disaster, inevitable accident, fire, strike, lockout, or other labor dispute, riot or other civil commotion, act of public enemy, enactment, rule, order or act of government or governmental instrumentality (federal, state or local), failure of the Facility, or other cause of a similar or different nature not within Capitol Debate’s control, Capitol Debate shall not be responsible in any way for anything whatsoever, including without limitation, death, injury, property, and travel. The aforementioned notwithstanding, with respect to a Force Majeure cancellation of the camp, Capitol Debate, in its sole and absolute discretion, may provide Campers with a comparable substitute event to attend as scheduled by Capitol Debate at the original location or a replacement location as determined in the sole discretion of Capitol Debate.
Consideration: Capitol Debate plans all year for the summer experience, and we incur huge costs before any student arrives for the first day of camp. We rely on the revenue that comes in throughout the year to cover all of our preparation expenses for camp. For example, our year-round staff are essential for planning the summer. They hire and train our summer staff, coordinate with the university, develop the program, design the curriculum, plan with our families, and take care of countless other essential projects in the winter months. Likewise, we have year-round rent payments, utilities, and many other large expenses. In return, campers receive early bird discounts below the full price in consideration of our credit only policy. Terms, Policies, and Conditions page.
90,000 Georgetown University Summer Camp
- Type of educational institution : CAMP, LANGUAGE COURSES, PREPARATORY COURSES, GROUP PROGRAMS
- Age : 13 – 17
- Language : ENGLISH
- Required language level : A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
- Goal : training, cultural acquaintance, excursions, preparation for entering a university
- Intensity of lessons : 20 hours per week
- Location :, Georgetown, DC
- Airport : IAD (Washington DCColumbia, USA)
- Sports : Basketball, kinball, volleyball, handball; Baseball, rugby, softball; Sailing, sailing and windsurfing; Fitness, yoga, pilates; Football, field hockey; Swimming; MULTISPORT
- Residence : University campus
- Accommodation : 1, 2, shared toilet and bathroom, separate toilet and bathroom
- Infrastructure : city
- Dates : 06/28/2020 – 07/26/2020
- Entry Requirements : No
- Difficulty level : Medium
- Price per week (in EURO) : 1553. 6606425314
A unique opportunity to master academic English, prepare for study in American colleges. You will study English on the campus of one of the best universities in the United States, exuding the energy of the pursuit of knowledge. Students from all over the world strive to get here!
The Georgetown University Summer Camp is organized by the International School of Languages. The center offers programs and courses for studying English as a foreign language for children and adults, preparation for the TOEFL and Cambridge.It is one of the few schools in North America that guarantees group classes with a maximum of 8 students per class, allowing for personalized attention to each student. The center tries to withstand the multinational composition of its students.
The center has been organizing various programs for learning English for over 40 years, its language schools are internationally recognized as leading centers for effective language learning. The Center’s developed English language learning programs for everyday, academic or professional purposes provide maximum results in a short time!
- The Center is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), and therefore must comply with the CEA standards for English language programs.CEA is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the national accreditation agency for educational institutions for teaching English.
- The Center is a member of AAIEP, the leading professional association for the Intensive English Program in the United States, with over 330 accredited programs at universities and colleges throughout the United States. In turn, the association is accredited by ACCET and CEA.
- The center is a member of the FIYTO Association
The quality of the courses offered by the Center is regularly checked to ensure that it meets the highest standards.The center actively uses interactive teaching methods that allow students to actively participate in the learning process and as quickly as possible achieve communication skills in English.
The capacity of the camp is 100 people.
During the program, children can use the entire infrastructure of this richest university, participate in all academic, sports and social programs on an equal basis with students of Georgetown University. Many guys who have attended summer programs at Georgetown University consider this time to be an unforgettable part of their life.And you can become part of the international community of Yale students!
Attention! 90,072 applications for participation in this program are accepted until May 1.
Georgetown University’s Summer Program will teach students to think critically and creatively, and help them develop specific skills and deep knowledge of American culture. Students will not be able to passively remain silent in classrooms where the atmosphere is dynamic and exciting.
Georgetown University was founded in 1789 by John Carroll, the first archbishop in the United States and an ardent fighter for independence. The founder’s monument adorns the university campus to this day. Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic educational institution in the United States.
Today it is a private university, one of the largest educational and research centers in the United States. More than 17’000 students study at Georgetown University: more than 7’000 study in preparatory programs and bachelor’s programs, more than 9000 students in master’s and doctoral studies.The university has an impeccable reputation all over the world: students from more than 130 countries study here every year.
Many Georgetown University alumni hold prominent positions in the United States and other countries. US President Bill Clinton graduated from this university, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, several governors and members of Congress, heads of state and government members of more than 12 countries, royalty and diplomats.
Thanks to successful scientific work, Georgetown University’s own financial fund is more than $ 1, 142 million. The teaching staff numbers over 2,000 professors.
Getting into a university is not easy: in 2013, out of 20,000 candidates, only 16.6% were enrolled in the course.
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Summer Camp at Georgetown University:
- 19 hours of English per week: 20 lessons from Monday to Friday + 3 hours of conversation
- 8 students per class
- classes are divided by levels of knowledge of English
- from beginner to advanced
- all textbooks and teaching materials are included in the price of stay in the camp
- interactive whiteboards
- classes are held in the neighborhood of the place of residence
This is a summer camp for serious, motivated and ambitious students seriously aiming at learning English.
On the first day, the children take a test, the results of which make it possible to distribute according to the level of English proficiency: everyone will be divided into six levels – from beginner to advanced. The program is designed for 20 lessons per week before lunch from Monday to Friday and 3 hours per week in the afternoon.
Seminar Topics : Lively discussions and conversations about upcoming excursions or evening activities.
- American culture through the lens of media and cinema
- Creativity in writing: compositions and scripts
- Composing lyrics for songs, using idioms in songs
- Cultural interaction – comparing and contrasting different cultures
- Drama – pronunciation, stress, intonation, body language
After the seminars, the children will have sports and activities.On Saturdays – excursions, and on Sunday – a day of rest.
Every two weeks, children take tests and undergo an individual interview with a teacher to assess their progress in studies. At the end of the course, everyone will receive a certificate of the program passed and the success achieved.
All camp teachers are native speakers, graduates of linguistic departments of universities with TEFL certificates necessary for teaching English as a foreign language, they have many years of experience and are able to find an approach to young people. And most importantly, they are all enthusiasts, sincerely passionate about their work. The teaching methodology is distinguished by a bright and functional approach. In addition to teaching formal language skills (grammar, listening and speaking skills, vocabulary work), the program includes design work, videos, games, and the use of state-of-the-art learning resources. Classes are held in well-equipped, modern and comfortable classrooms.
A friendly professional teaching staff, advanced teaching methods and interactive materials drive rapid success in language learning.The lessons are fast and fun and are designed to develop communication skills and confidence in the use of the English language.
The curriculum combines grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking. Small classes (maximum 8 students) guarantee individual attention to each student. The program is designed for different levels, so that each student will study in a group appropriate to their level. After completing the program, everyone will receive a certificate from the International Language Center and a detailed report on the study program passed and the level achieved in each area of study (grammar, vocabulary, writing, etc.).).
The Georgetown University Summer Camp program includes excursions, walks, sports activities and games. All extracurricular activities are included in the price of stay at the camp.
On Saturdays, excursions await children (transport and entrance tickets are included in the cost of staying in the camp). The guys will explore the local sights of Washington, as well as visit New York.
The heart of the city and the location of many historic sites is the National Mall, an open parkland one mile long.In its center is the Washington Monument, on four sides of which are the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, as well as the White House and the Capitol. Other monuments of the city are located between these objects: the national memorial of the Second World War, the memorial for the Korean War veterans, the memorial for the Vietnam veterans. Here is the US National Archives, which contains thousands of the most valuable historical documents. Directly south of the alley are the George Mason Memorial, the District of Columbia War Memorial, and the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, which are located on the shores of a man-made lake, next to the Washington Canal.
The National Mall houses the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, a research and educational institution established by Congress in 1846 (it includes most of Washington’s national museums and galleries):
- National Museum of American History
- National Museum of Natural History
- National Museum of the American Indian
- National Air and Space Museum
- Hirshon Museum and Sculpture Garden
- Museum of Art and Industry
- National Museum of African Art
The National Mall near the Capitol is also home to the National Gallery of Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution. The entrance to the gallery, like most museums and galleries, is free. The gallery contains one of the finest art collections in the world. The expositions, located in two buildings, present works of art by European and American masters: paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, graphics, and decorative and applied art.
There are many private museums in Washington, such as the National Museum of Women’s Art, the Corcoran Gallery, Washington’s largest private museum.Some of the city’s most interesting sights include the Journalism and News Museum, the International Espionage Museum, the National Geographic Society Museum and the Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Behind the Capitol is the building of the Library of Congress – one of the largest libraries in the world, which houses about 33 million books, and the total library fund has over 147 million items.
New York :
- Empire State Building
- Central Park
- American Museum of Natural History
- South Street Seaport
- Ellis Island
- Statue of Liberty
- Newport Rhode Island
- Six Flags amusement park
- Six Flags Waterpark
- other places of interest in New York
On Tuesdays and Thursdays in the afternoon, the guys will go in for sports – swimming, basketball, volleyball, football. In the evenings – karaoke, discos, bowling, cinema, laser game, etc. Children are offered at least 11 activities per week.
Approximate schedule of the day:
During the excursions, all precautions are also observed: students are not allowed to leave alone.
The camp is located on the campus of the university in the town of Georgetown, the nearest suburb of Washington. Since 1871, Washington and its suburbs became part of the District of Columbia.The county is not part of any state. In order not to confuse the district with the state of the same name in the north-west of the country, Americans call Washington DC and the suburbs DC or Washington DC. Both Georgetown and Washington are named after the first president of the United States, George Washington. The distance from the university to the center of Washington is no more than 7 kilometers.
The population of Washington is 601,723 people, together with the suburbs – 5. 4 million people. In terms of population, Washington DC is the eighth largest in the United States.Population composition:
- 50.7% African American
- 38.5% white
- 9.1% Hispanic 9006
- 3.5% Asian
- 0.3% Native American
Washington is home to the main offices of all three branches of the federal government, including the residence of the President of the United States in the White House, many monuments and museums of national importance. The city is home to dozens of embassies, the headquarters of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and other international organizations.Congress sits in the Capitol, the Supreme Court in the Supreme Court building.
Washington is located in the northeastern United States, 53 kilometers from the Atlantic coast. The area of the city is 177 km², of which 159 km² is land, and 18 km² is water. The city stands on three rivers: the Potomac and its tributaries Anacostia and Rock Creek. The Washington Canal runs parallel to the Potomac within the city and flows into Anacostia. About 20% of Washington’s land area is parkland.
According to a survey of two hundred global construction companies, Washington became the leader in foreign real estate investment in 2009, overtaking both London and New York. Expansion magazine ranked the city as the best among the top ten regions in the country in 2006 in terms of the most favorable business environment and economic growth. In 2008, despite a national economic crisis and a slump in property prices, the city was ranked second on Forbes magazine’s list of long-term real estate markets in America.In 2006, the per capita income in Washington was $ 55,755; this is higher than any other state.
Washington is a planned city, its main creator was Pierre Lanfant, an architect of French origin. In 1791, it was he who was instructed to create a plan for the development of the new capital by President George Washington. Washington DC’s architecture is very diverse. The city has six objects at once from the top ten list of the best architectural structures in the United States: the White House, Washington Cathedral, Jefferson Memorial, Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial.These objects, like many others in the city, are characterized by different architectural styles – Georgian, Neo-Gothic, Neoclassical, Neo-Greek, Art Nouveau.
Washington is located in the humid subtropical climate zone. Spring and autumn are warm, while winters are cool with annual snowfall. The average winter temperature is 3.3 ° C from mid-December to mid-February.
Average annual air temperature – 14.5 ° C
Average wind speed – 3.9 m / s
Relative air humidity – 66%
- in each room for 2 persons
- bathroom, one for 2 bedrooms
All the conditions for safe living are met in the camp – the camp staff live on the floors with the children, the residence is under 24-hour security and a video surveillance system.Smoke detectors are installed in each room. After 23:00, children are strictly prohibited from leaving the residence.
Meals are organized in spacious, comfortable cafes on campus. Children are offered healthy and varied meals, it is possible to organize a dietary table on request.
Laundry: Laundry is not included in the program price ($ 2.25 per wash and $ 1.25 per drying).
Students must comply with US Laws:
- no alcohol under 21
- no tobacco under 18
If drugs or alcohol are found, they are immediately reported to the police, followed by immediate deportation of the student to their home country.
Students must keep their bedrooms tidy and clean.
The ratio of the number of children to adults is 12 to 1 (maximum 15 to 1 during peak periods). All camp staff completed a first aid course. All employees are informed about contingency plans. The pool is monitored by the rescue service.
minimum price: 1767 USD
90,000 Student Stephen O’Bent’s Life Is Juggling | School of Music
Each summer, teachers and students of the School of Music travel to remote locations to expand or withdraw from their academic endeavors.Graduate Choral Conducting Student Stephen O’Bent is just one example.
Last summer, the sophomore put his books, works, and scores aside at the end of the spring quarter and picked up his green plastic trombone and juggling gear. He was wearing a canvas kilt and army boots. And then he spent most of July and August cruising remote outposts in Montana and Idaho with New Old Time Chautauqua, a motley group of vaudeville performers, historians, and community volunteers, loosely grouped around a core of jugglers known as the Flying Karamazov.Brothers.
After visiting six communities in Northern Idaho and Western Montana over four weeks, the group shared food, stories, comedy and knowledge with small communities much in the spirit of their predecessors on Chautauqua This is a century-old American tradition that this group has worked to preserve for more than three years. decades.
The tour marked the tenth summer of O’Bent’s journey to financially poor communities in rural West America, with performances at community centers, nursing homes, hospitals, museums and other venues for a public seeking culture, education and entertainment.In Libby, Montana, where the unemployment rate is just under 20 percent, the group’s arrival last July was marked by the sudden appearance of 60 tents set up on the downtown Memorial Center lawn and the erection of an expansive group kitchen that immediately became the site of the community. a holiday open to everyone.
The group’s three-day visit included performances at the city’s care center and welfare facilities, agencies serving clients with disabilities, and the Heritage Museum and Memorial Center, where workshop participants of all ages could learn to juggle, perform magic tricks, listen to historical lectures or learn to dance Shim-Sham-Shimmy before enjoying a 2-hour evening entertainment show.
While a direct impulse of interest in the creation of community through music that brought O’Bent to university for graduate studies, his involvement with Chathoqua initially grew not out of an interest in historical movements or even music, but rather out of a love of juggling and in particular, his obsession with The Flying Brothers Karamazov. He first traveled to Chatokua to bond with his heroes, and eventually became K.’s Flying Brother himself, fulfilling a childhood dream.
The band’s self-styled nerd, raised in a musical family, was already reading Juggle magazine at age 13 and was honing his pin throwing skills when he first saw the Flying K. Brothers perform. He tried to audition for the group, but was told that he was too young. After that, he sent a fan letter asking for tips on how to improve his chances of becoming a member someday, and received a thoughtful response that he said was “very nice and not lenient, with a specific list of things to try. “.|| 269
The advice he received included not only tips for improving his skill and rhythm as a juggler, but also recommendations for books to read (plays by Tom Stoppard and Shakespeare, comedy by James Thurber), movies to watch (classic comedies by the Marx Brothers , Jack Benny, WC Fields) and other exhortations toward broadening his theatrical and educational horizons, as well as some final wise and helpful advice: “Go to college! The more you know, the better prepared you are. And if this theater / juggling doesn’t work out, you have an education to fall back on.”
On the New Old Time Chautauqua tour, O’Bent’s role in the band is crucial. As conductor and member of the 20-plus-member Fighting Instruments of the Karma Marching Chamber Orchestra / Orchestra, as well as a juggler, he can be seen fiercely performing multiple tasks at once, first playing with the band, then sitting down and grabbing his trombone to play … a few bars before breaking out into the center of the stage to throw pins with your fellow Flying K.s in a complex and challenging demonstration of group comedic and rhythmic dynamics.He then leaves to direct – and play – the final musical notes of the number. O’Bent also serves as one of the halves of the duo Pepper Jill and Jack (the other half is his better half, Shannon O’Bent), performing songs such as “Trombone Lover Man” with O’Bent as the romantic leader.
He has his work cut out for him behind the scenes as well, leading an ensemble of volunteer musicians with a lineup that changes with each tour stop. Head arranger / composer for the band, he also leads a 30-member chorus.
“I contact groups and choirs from public schools and churches to invite singers and instrumentalists to join us on the show,” he said. says: “This is a logistical nightmare and absolutely wonderful. Basically, we have a new contingent of musicians at every show, but we feel more connected to the communities we visit by being able to directly share our experiences with them. ”
One of his most memorable experiences as a group leader This summer, he says, happened when a 14-year-old girl, “just got back from the group camp and excited to play,” showed up at a community party with her mother and a saxophone. ready to join the group.
“This is why I love Chatauqua so much,” he says. “I can talk endlessly about how much I love her mission and members.” 281
O’Bent’s involvement with the group has also inspired new directions in his academic and professional endeavors. At the UW he is pursuing a master’s degree in choral conducting and concurrently completing a teacher certification through the Music Education program. He was drawn to Seattle by the strong sense of community he encountered at the UW after investigating schools in the Midwest where, he says, “the faculty didn’t know the graduate students’ names.”Going out to lunch with the other conducting students after his interview at UW sealed his decision, he says.
At UW, he works with leading choirs such as the Men’s Glee Club, which is open to singers from all over the world. community. “For non-musicians, it is very important to be able to write good music in such an environment,” he says. After graduation, he plans to continue “giving children the opportunity to make music from the beginning” by participating in a choir at school.
And he has no plans to retire anytime soon from his summer tour with Chautauqua, despite the difficulties of ward sleep, outdoor dining and challenging group dynamics.After all, he says, the definition of a community is “any group of people big enough to include one person that you want not to be in.” Deciding to create a community by this definition is both rewarding and difficult. However, for the foreseeable future, he will focus on his studies. Like any other graduate student, he faces competing demands, balancing obligations, and often finds himself juggling. But this is nothing new to him.Stephen O’Bent is used to it.
Learn more about Stephen O’Bent and his various creative endeavors here.
90,000 Two Kamchatka students will go to Alaska to study salmon biology and ecology
Two Kamchatka students will go to Alaska to study salmon biology and ecology
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archive of the press service of the regional office of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
archive of the press service of the regional office of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
archive of the press service of the regional office of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
For two weeks, students of Kamchatka State Technical University will study salmon biology and ecology at the training base of the University of Washington and the University of Alaska in Fairbanks on Aleknagik Lake.The trip was made possible thanks to financial support from WWF Russia and WWF USA. This was reported by the press service of the regional office of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
They said that from July 23 to August 7, Kamchatka students will hear lectures by leading American teachers dealing with the problems of Pacific salmon. Specialists from the Alaska and Washington Universities will give lectures and practical exercises for future ichthyologists.
This is the third time the International Summer School on Salmon Research and Stock Management is being held at Lake Aleknagik, Alaska.It is on this lake that the University of Washington field camp is located. The station has everything you need for field observation of fish, lecture halls equipped with digital technology, and laboratories for scientific research.
“Last year, two of our students took a similar course in Alaska. Its theme was the management of aquatic biological resources and the assessment of the state of salmon stocks. As a result of that summer school, it became clear that the Russian curriculum provides broader theoretical training and covers various disciplines.This is its difference from a similar course in the United States. At the same time, it turned out that our students do not have enough narrow knowledge in some issues, which the foreign teachers emphasize. To neutralize this difference in the level of training, we expect, together with our Alaskan colleagues, to develop a textbook on salmon biology and management of its stocks, ”said Alexander Bonk, head of the Department of Aquatic Bioresources, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Kamchatka State Technical University.
According to the scientist, a team of authors will be engaged in the development of the textbook.The scientists’ immediate plans include collecting materials and studying the experience of their American colleagues. It is assumed that the textbook will be ready this year and will be an excellent help for both bachelors and masters who decide to link their future work with the study of the problems of Pacific salmon.
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The following information is provided by the Arlington Virginia County Government: https://teens.arlingtonva.us/internships/ and https://teens.arlingtonva.us/jobs/
Arlington Independent Media / Document Historic Arlington The TV Production Apprenticeship Program is open to APS high school students from February to June.
Arlington Student Film Festival
National Youth Congress, DPR: Learn about a career in parks and recreation led by a county employee.
Phoenix Bicycles: Get the skills of a bicycle mechanic, earn a new bike, learn leadership skills
Student Assistant, Summer Camps, DPR: Summer Assistant Volunteer, must be 12 years of age or older and have been working for at least four weeks.
Prime Program, Arlington Public Schools: Apply by December each year, open to 25 gifted 16+ students throughout the school year and summer.Work with a mentor in an organization that suits your career interests.
Youth Leadership Greater Washington (YLGW) offers a six-month interactive youth leadership development and community education program for sophomore and elementary grades.
Student Conservation Association: Paid internships in conservation projects throughout the United States.
Bank of America Student Leadership Program for Juniors and Seniors who can complete an 8-week paid internship with a local non-profit organization and work 35 hours per week.
Aspire After-School Education offers an opportunity for high school volunteers to continue the Reading Connection legacy in Arlington County.
Environment for the Americas Internship Program for Hispanics and US Department of Forestry, Age 18+, Rosslyn. Interns will develop bilingual (English / Spanish) presentations, communication materials and web content, work with educators through their environmental education and interpretation programs, and design and implement a media / communication program that engages and teaches Spanish locally and nationally. level.speaking audiences.
Northern Virginia Writing Project Young Writers Summer Camps: An enrichment program that allows students to write creatively in a variety of genres, learn about new genres through mini-lessons prepared by NVWP Counseling Teachers, and receive responses to their work from NVWP Counseling Teachers. Applications are accepted in May, students are notified at the end of June.
Senate Leadership Program – Available 13-14 year olds in Richmond to serve in the Virginia Senate or Virginia House of Delegates.Pages undertake a 40-hour work week during a session of Congress; Enrolling in the Senate Pages Leadership Program is a good reason absence from school.
National Zoo Volunteering opportunities include helping animal keepers, interpreting animal behavior for visitors, maintaining the zoo and gardens, and helping with special events.
Smithsonian YES (Youth Engagement Through Science)! The program, which runs from June to November, provides an opportunity for sophomore, junior and high school students to gain hands-on experience through hands-on science internships with Smithsonian researchers at the Museum of Natural History.
Health and Human Services (HHS) Training Program – Through two programs, the Summer Employment Internship Training Program and the Recent Graduate Training Program, students are offered paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore federal careers. Jobs range from office work to positions in professional fields.
The Lost Cities project welcomes volunteers five days a week, Monday through Friday.They also have a limited number of formal internships available to qualified students. Edgewater M.D.
Summer Internship in Washington DC
The FBI’s Teenage Academy is available for high school students who want to learn about the FBI’s work: law enforcement, counterterrorism, intelligence, support, guidance, and training.
Secret Service Student Volunteer Service – This program is for students who want to work for the Secret Service.The program does not protect anyone. In fact, most jobs are stationery. Participants must be a high school student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, at least 16 years of age, and a US citizen. After submitting the application, the applicant must undergo a background check.
National Security Agency (NSA) Gifted and Talented Program – Open to high school students only and for students with demonstrated aptitude in engineering, mathematics, and science.This program provides an opportunity to gain valuable STEM experience. Students work for 10 to 12 weeks in the summer after the end of their last year of study. Applications are accepted from September 1 to October. 31st of every year.
US Department of State Undergraduate Internship Program.This undergraduate program with a minimum of 60 credit hours offers the opportunity to work at US embassies around the world, as well as various bureaus located in Washington, DC, and departmental offices throughout the United States.This unpaid program is designed to provide substantial work experience in a foreign affairs environment.
US Families Foundation Internships are available through this national, non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to achieving high quality, affordable health care and improving health for all. Families USA advances its mission through health promotion campaigns, government policies, and partnerships with government and national partners to promote a more patient and community centered healthcare system.
Freedom Promise: A nonprofit organization that supports young immigrants in the United States between the ages of 15 and 21 by referring them to six or eight week internships in local businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
Arlington Juvenile and Family Court (unpaid) The Circuit Juvenile and Family Court volunteer trainees have a unique opportunity to gain real-world experience working with the youth, adults and families of Arlington.Trainees interact with court officials, judges, lawyers, schools and social service agencies.
Bank of America Student Leadership Internship (PAID) High school students help the community and help others in the ministry.
Diversity in Vision and Ophthalmology Research – The DIVRO Program offers each participant the opportunity to work closely with leading research scientists from the Internal Research Department and provides hands-on training in a research environment that prepares them to pursue their studies and advance their careers in basic and clinical research.
National Youth Congress – Paid, selected high school youth ages 14 to 18 are undergoing a 10-week paid internship with the Arlington County Recreation Department. District staff provide young people with hands-on opportunities to work in their department. February every year 90,073
Library of Congress Work and study opportunity for high school students to volunteer at the Library of Congress. Students must be recommended by someone in their school and be able to work for a year or part-time.Usually high school students. Applications are accepted at any time. http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/index.php?
SUMMER INSURANCE in Biomedical Research (SIP) Paid summer programs in
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide the opportunity to spend the summer working at the NIH side by side with some of the world’s leading scientists in an environment dedicated exclusively to biomedical research. March 1,
Student Action with Agricultural Workers develops the leadership qualities of college students from different walks of life, giving them the opportunity to work directly with agricultural workers in the South East.
Fall Internship US Department of Education: Have you ever considered pursuing a federal career? Are you 16+? Interested in public service? Do you want to gain experience in education in this country? Applications are now being accepted for Fall. Program Dates: September to December.
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APS Fine Arts Apprenticeship Program : Deadline: Early March.The program offers special classes that go beyond the regular curriculum in arts, music, and drama for select high school students (grades 10, 11, or 12). Opportunities for students may include ensemble work, master classes, attending professional rehearsals and performances, museum courses, small group training, workshops, exhibitions, and performances. https://www.apsva.us/arts-education-overview/fine-arts-apprentice-program/
Actuarial Science Camp Annville, PA.A one-week summer program for high school students who want to learn more about their profession. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to identify and manage risks. This is a great career for students who are strong in math or love business and have good math skills. https://www.lvc.edu/life-at-lvc/summer-community-programming/actuarial-science-camp/
Banson NYC Fashion Summer New York, NY.Designed for students in grades 9-12. Each week’s lesson will educate students in the basics of the fashion industry by providing an insider perspective. https://www.bansonnyc.com/content.html?page=15
New York Times School translates New York Times knowledge and practice into an educational experience for a variety of high school students during the summer or school year. Programs are available in New York and Washington DC.
Camp Heart Camp Washington, DC.One week summer day camp. The camp is open to high school students (including spring / summer 2019 alumni) aged 15-18 on the first day of their assigned session and currently residing in the United States. National locations including Washington DC http://www.campcardiac.org/apply.html
Neuro Camp Washington DC. Provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields.This one-week summer day camp provides the foundation for a healthy lifestyle with a focus on diet and exercise. Although Camp Neuro’s primary focus is on brain care and maintenance as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. http://www.campneuro.org/apply.html
Civil Leadership Institute ; A three-week summer service training program for outstanding high school students in grades 9-12.The program combines hands-on learning, meaningful service, powerful lecturers and workshops, and an unforgettable summer vacation that students describe as “life.” -The change “. Programs located at Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University and UC Berkeley. https://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/civic-leadership-institute
Constitutional Academy, Washington, DC A week of in-depth discussions on critical issues and engaging with academics, politicians and national opinion leaders.https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/student-free-speech-summit/student-faqs/
George Mason University Summer Camp Fairfax VA Academic, visual and performing arts, science and technology, recreation and sports programs https://summercamps.gmu.edu/
Georgetown Summer High School Programs ; Washington DC. An immersive learning experience that prepares you to use the tools you need to succeed in college.Our one to five week programs cover a wide range of subjects, covering everything from forensic medicine and politics to creative writing and digital design. You will have the opportunity to live on Georgetown’s historic hilltop campus, meet classmates from around the world, and earn college loans – all while experiencing the excitement of college life. https://summer.georgetown.edu/all-programs
Susdquehanna University, Selingsgrove, PA.Offers an exceptional variety of summer schools ranked in the top 20 in the country by Value Colleges. 21 by agreement of colleges. Our programs will allow you to get a taste of student life and challenge, inspire and prepare you for the future. https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-pre-college-programs
Stanford Summer Institute , Stanford, California. Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies fosters the teaching of academically talented, intellectually curious undergraduate students.We offer a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of the best students around the world. https://summerinstitutes.spcs.stanford.edu/
UVA Cornerstone Summer Institute Charlottesville, VA. A weeklong summer camp where high school students learn about slavery and its legacy while exploring the university, Charlottesville and local attractions. [email protected] http://slavery.virginia.edu/cornerstone-summer-institute/
VA Tech C-Tech3 Blacksburg, VA.For students in grades 11 or 12. Spend time participating in hands-on activities designed to increase your interest and knowledge of applying engineering to real-world situations. https://eng.vt.edu/ceed/ceed-pre-college-programs/c-tech3.html
PIPELINE VCU Richmond, VA. Our Pipeline High School Programs are designed to help you make college and career decisions. Learn from current college students, healthcare professionals, and researchers about the vast and exciting opportunities in healthcare.https://dhsd.vcu.edu/programs/high-school/
VCUarts Summer Intensive Residential Richmond, VA Develop practical knowledge and skills to prepare you for college-level performing arts auditions and / or developing your application portfolio. https://arts.vcu.edu/summerintensive/
Washington Youth Summit Environmental and Field Ecology Program An interactive program that provides American high school students with an interest in the environment, conservation and sustainable development, and a desire to explore careers in environmental science, environmental protection environment, politics, law and engineering, with the wonderful opportunity https: // wyse.gmu.edu/
WWOOFER Volunteer with farmers and organic producers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and in-kind exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable global community. As a volunteer (or WWOOFer), you will live alongside your master, helping with daily tasks and getting through the life of a farmer. https://wwoof.net
dfoster | Music school
Violaist Daniel Foster’s diverse career includes orchestral, chamber and solo performances and teaching.After winning First Prize at the William Primrose and Washington International Competitions, he performed recitals and as a soloist with an orchestra in Washington DC and throughout the United States. As Principal Violist of the National Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Foster has frequently performed with the orchestra as a soloist. These performances included the premiere of the recently discovered transcription of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto conducted by Christopher Hogwood at the Mozart Festival at the Kennedy Center, as well as a performance by Mozart Sinfonia Concertante and Strauss Don Quixote .Mr. Foster’s last performance as the lead singer of the National Symphony was in November 2001 with Hindemith’s song Kammermusik # 5.
Mr. Foster has been a member of the Manchester Quartet since 1993 and has appeared frequently as a guest artist on several chamber music series. He spent four summers at the renowned Marlboro Music Festival, collaborating with some of the country’s most respected chamber musicians, and toured the United States twice with Music from Marlboro.He also performed at the Bowdoin, Killington and Alpenglow festivals.
After studying with Jeffrey Irwin and Lynn Ramsey at the Oberlin Conservatory and with Karen Tuttle at the Curtis Institute, Mr. Foster became a member of the National Symphony Music. In 1993 he was appointed director of the viola section, and in 1995 he was appointed director of musical director Leonard Slatkin. Mr. Foster is a faculty member at the University of Maryland, where his former students moved into major orchestral and university positions, and he joined the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival faculty in 1999.Mr. Foster has taught masterclasses at the Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Michigan and is a resident professor at the National Orchestra Institute, the University of Maryland School’s orchestral pre-training program. Music. The journal of the American Viola Society will publish an article by Mr. Foster later this year.
Mr. Foster comes from a musical family. His father, William, is an assistant to the chief violist of the National Symphony, and his grandfather, John Kendall, is an internationally renowned violin teacher.
90,000 Minnesota saw the best debut – Newspaper Kommersant No. 70 (7032) dated 21.04.2021
Kirill Kaprizov continues to convincingly prove that there is no player who would be more worthy of the prize for the best NHL debutant this season. Having scored a beautiful goal in the victory – 5: 2 – of his team “Minnesota Wild” match against the “Arizona Coyotes”, the Russian forward broke the club record for newcomers, held since the beginning of the century.
This away match had a very tough start for Minnesota, who couldn’t shoot Arizona for nearly ten minutes. And then she got the majority and played a great combination – a lot of passes, some on touch. And its crown was a thin pass, also without processing the puck, from behind the goal of Nick Bonino to Kirill Kaprizov. Whims disposed of them superbly, not getting lost in the environment of rivals.
This goal added to the already rather long list of highlights with the participation of the Russian forward.
True, in most of these episodes he scores or creates a moment for his partner in other, slightly more difficult ways, bypassing opponents at speed, showing cunning feints. But the goal against Arizona was, perhaps, more important than the previous ones.
No, everyone who is not indifferent to Minnesota, of course, understood a long time ago that in the person of a 23-year-old Russian who moved to the NHL from CSKA, in which he was the best sniper in the KHL, the club received a valuable asset, a player capable of becoming pivotal figure.But this washer, as it were, emphasized the value, provided it with an ideal statistical expression.
The Rookie Club Record has been held at Minnesota since 2001. It was established by the Slovak Marian Gaborik, who then made a great career in North America, spoiled, however, by frequent injuries. Gaborik then scored 36 points, divided equally between goals and assists. Kaprizov, after he distinguished himself in the match with Arizona, has the same number of goals – 18 goals – and more to pass.It should be borne in mind that Gaborik made his debut in a “normal” season, not shortened by any cataclysms. And Kaprizov had a chance to start in the NHL with a regular season cut by a pandemic, in which, with all his desire, he would not have played more than 56 games. But in order to get around Gaborik, actually the most talented striker, only 44 meetings were enough for him.
Kirill Kaprizov’s performance looks great if we take the NHL as a whole, and not Minnesota alone.
In the bombing race, he is now just outside the top 40, and of the Russians, only two recognized superstars are ahead of him – Artemy Panarin from the New York Rangers with Alexander Ovechkin from the Washington Capitals and Panarin’s now very hot team-mate Pavel Buchnevich.And in the race of those who just got into the NHL, Whims, of course, continues to lead. The closest pursuer – Jason Robertson of the Dallas Stars – is four points behind him, although the American hockey experts seem to have stopped paying attention to the Caprice gap, having awarded him the Calder Trophy – the prize for the best rookie in advance.
One more nuance is important here besides too vivid demonstration of the striker’s skill. The former middle peasant without ambition “Minnesota” with the advent of Kirill Kaprizov has changed and is now in a position that at the end of the previous decade could not even have dreamed of.She is in third place in her division and practically secured herself in the playoffs, that is, in the top four, before the finishing segment of the regular championship. “Arizona”, its rear, – 14 points behind, “St. Louis Blues” – 15 points. It is impossible to squander such an advantage.
Man with an umbrella :: Society :: Newspaper RBK
Hong Kong protesters face a split
For the second week in Hong Kong, mass demonstrations do not stop.Over the past weekend, the number of protesters has decreased, but the number of clashes with opponents of the opposition camp has only increased. The parties bombard each other with ultimatums: the protesters demand the resignation of Hong Kong’s Chief Minister Liang Zhenying and electoral reform, while the authorities intend to free the streets from demonstrators as soon as possible.
The rallies began in mid-September with several student associations, but later university teachers, clerks, businessmen added many new colors to the protest palette.This makes it difficult to narrowly classify the movement (as student, trade union, liberal, etc.) and allows one to speculate on historical analogies.
Russian state media point to a similar scenario for the development of the Hong Kong events with the Kiev Maidan. Indeed, after the inconsistent actions of the authorities, the students organized a demonstration, suppressed by the special forces. Looking at the police brutality, representatives of other ages and social strata joined the protest.Some domestic commentators go further and see Washington’s hand in the Hong Kong events. “The Americans and the British openly support the Hong Kong Maidan – they want to pull China’s nerves and demonstrate their capabilities on its territory. Like, do you want to overtake us economically? Here’s a “color revolution” for you! ” – Russian TV presenter Dmitry Kiselev said on Sunday 5 October.
One and a half decade incubation
The source of the current confrontation was the basic law of Hong Kong, which was formalized more than ten years before the beginning of the era of “color revolutions”.The text of the document was signed by the British and Chinese in April 1990 as the future constitution of the city after the transfer of sovereignty over it to China. In July 1997, the 99-year lease of the region by Britain came to an end, and Hong Kong came under the control of the PRC.
Article 45 states that at first the mayor will be elected by the Electoral Committee, whose members are locally determined and approved by Beijing. Ultimately, under certain circumstances, a transition to universal suffrage is envisaged.The concepts of “eventually” and “certain circumstances” have become the subject of a dispute between the authorities and the opposition, which has been going on for ten years.
In April 2004, the Standing Committee of the Chinese Parliament spoke out against a general vote in the 2007 mayoral elections and the 2008 Legislative Assembly. In December 2007, Beijing nevertheless announced the possibility of a transition to direct elections, but not in 2012, but in 2017. In fact, the authorities postponed the resolution of the problem, but also left time for consultations and public discussion.
In 2012, the Electoral Committee appointed Liang Zhenying as the new head of the metropolis, who has repeatedly spoken out negatively about the democratic movement. The fact that the government newspaper People’s Daily addressed him as a “comrade” in its article gave rise to rumors about Zhenyin’s membership in the Communist Party of the PRC (according to the Basic Law, the Chief Minister of Hong Kong must be non-partisan).
Zhenyin’s election gave impetus to the discussion of the forthcoming reform. In January 2013, Benny Tai, an associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, published an article in the Hong Kong Economic Journal calling for civil disobedience if reform was put on the brakes by Beijing.This article began his movement “Occupy Central”, whose opponents had already organized a “silent majority” in the summer.
Reform consultations concluded in July 2014, and on August 31, the Standing Committee of the Chinese Parliament decided that Hong Kong will host the first general election in 2017. However, Beijing will identify all three candidates from the ballot, and then confirm the winner in the position. The introduction of the “administrative filter” and, in fact, the deception of the democratic forces brought first students to the streets in September, then their teachers and other supporters of deep reforms.
In the Western press, it is customary to refer to the side of the protesters as the “pandemocratic camp,” but this name is more characteristic of the liberal flank of the Hong Kong Legislative Assembly. In reality, the location of the townspeople on both sides of the barricades is weakly dependent on specific party preferences.
The core of the protest is still students, some of whom are not yet the age to vote. For example, 17-year-old Joshua Wong, leader of the student group Scholarism.Following the students, their teachers took to the streets, including the founder of the Occupy Central movement, Benny Tai.
Since the beginning of 2013, Occupy Central has positioned itself as an accumulating force for protests in the event of the failure of the electoral reform. With the appearance of the first rallies, the movement planned to start a civil disobedience action on October 1, but the dispersal of a student demonstration forced Benny Ty to speak three days earlier.
On the one hand, Occupy Central brought a large number of supporters to the protest movement.According to Stratfor estimates, if Scholarism brought about 1,500 protesters to the streets on September 26, with the annexation of Occupy, the camp’s population increased to 190,000. On the other hand, being a union of heterogeneous forces, “Occupy” made the entire protest movement so.
Led by two professors and a Baptist pastor, Occupy itself is not a movement but an idea of civil disobedience if Beijing refuses to institute direct elections for mayor under Hong Kong’s Basic Law.Finding support among radical democrats, Benny Tye’s idea has brought tens of thousands of sympathizers from various social groups to the streets.
The opponents of the opposition, of course, are the central government in Beijing, as well as the current head of the city (chief minister) Liang Zhenying with his supporters. The Chinese leadership is waging an information war with the protesters first of all: it blocks the services of Instagram, WeChat, and tries to limit TV broadcasts of the rally in the national and foreign media as much as possible.The use of a regular army has not yet been discussed, since the dispersal of the demonstration, like the events in Tiananmen Square in 1989, will entail a grave diplomatic crisis. According to Reuters, about 8-10 thousand soldiers are garrisoned in Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong itself, supporters of power are represented by two main movements: the Alliance for Peace and Democracy and the Silent Majority for Hong Kong.Both forces position themselves as supporters of moderate phased electoral reform and opponents of Occupy Central radicalism. Playing on the concerns of old-timers over a repetition of the Tiananmen, these movements launched the slogan “Democracy without chaos” in the hope of winning over the moderate townspeople.
The Alliance and the Silent Majority have consistently played the role of the antipode of radical democrats. Following a popular vote referendum held by Occupy Central in July 2014, the Alliance launched a signature collection “of those who support a universal suffrage, but not the brutality and Occupy calls for disobedience.”It is noteworthy that both shares collected about 800 thousand votes.
The opposition blames the moderate movements for inciting hatred and fear. So, in June, the “Silent Majority” posted a video on YouTube titled “They will destroy the city!” describing the consequences of a possible rally “Occupy” up to a transport collapse and a military operation. With the start of the demonstrations, Alliance activists began collecting data on students boycotting classes in order to “save the younger generation from being exploited by radicals.”
Nevertheless, the situation on the streets of the city raises concerns even among supporters of the liberal camp. “I am very worried about the growing polarization of society. The son refuses to talk to the father, the husband to the wife, and so on, ”businessman Lau Nikeung, one of the founders of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, told The New York Times.