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Summer Programs

Summer Experiences and Opportunities

Bridge to Moraine See flier with registration information above
Valley Learning Center at Moraine Valley Community College
Classes for Kids and Teens including:
* Future Leaders Challeng Camp
* Pottery, cartooning, drawing
* LEGO creations (movies, programming, robots and more)
* App and game programming
* Math, reading and science classes taught by state-certified instructors
* And much more
Saturday, July 27, 2019  IMPACT College Readiness Summit
12 - 3p.m. Tinley Park Convention Center
Hear from College Representatives, City Officials, High School Educators and Business Leaders
ITT NxtGen Tech Program for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
 Students will learn next generation technologies and tools and get a glimpse of the future of the Internet, computing, and the next wave of emerging technologies.
Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro
Allows students to explore careers in all fields of medicine
Careers in Pharmacy for Juniors
College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
•Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) Camp is an annual week-long camp designed to give academically talented high school girls (rising 9th-12th graders) an opportunity to focus on one of the following engineering disciplines: aerospace, bioengineering, chemical, materials, electrical, mechanical, and computer science. For more information about GAMES Camp, please go to
•The Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) program offers a week-long residential camp for students interested in learning about different engineering disciplines offered at UIUC. The Exploring Your Options Camp invites all rising 11th-12th graders, while Discover Engineering invites all rising 9th-10thgraders. The WYSE program also offers three specialized tracks: Exploring Mechanical Science & Engineering for rising 11th-12th graders, Discover Bioengineering for rising 9th-10th graders, and Exploring Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering (NPRE) for rising 11th-12th graders. For more information about WYSE Camps, please go to
•Illinois Aerospace Institute (IAI) is a one-week residential program for students interested in learning about aerospace engineering and aviation. Among the activities, students will design and build a model boost glider and a model payload rocket. 
Enrollment in the programs are limited to ensure the quality of the academic experience. All camps have a selective admissions process based on academic performance, a written essay and a teacher recommendation. Placement in a camp is contingent on when the application is completed, so please have students apply soon to ensure placement in their desired camp. The application deadline is April 15, 2018, or until camps are full. With the help of corporate sponsors, there are scholarships available to students who need financial assistance for the tuition payment.
Additional information can also be obtained by contacting our office at 217-244-3517 or
University Campus Experiences
Volunteering at Local Hospitals