Cougar Quest is the camp for students who are interested in being challenged and learning while having a good time. It is a residential academic summer camp for highly capable students on the Washington State University campus in Pullman, Washington (75 miles south of Spokane, WA). The camp is designed to meet the educational and social needs of young college-bound students entering grades 7 through 12 in fall 2014. For one exciting week high achieving students attend three rigorous workshops of their choosing. Most workshops are taught by Washington State University professors and are full of hands-on activities that are meant to challenge and keep the interest of students. For more information go to http://cougarquest.wsu.edu/find-out-more/
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2014 Student Leaders® program.The Student Leaders program is an eight-week summer experience for high school juniors and seniors. The program includes a paid internship with a local nonprofit organization as well as the Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. To become a Student Leader, you must be a junior or senior in high school, able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization and work 35 hours a week, be able to participate in a week-long Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC. (All expenses paid as part of the Student Leaders Program. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.) Be a student in good standing at your school. Use this Bank of America Student Leaders
link for more information and to apply.Juniors -if you are interested in science, technology, engineering and/or math and a minimum GPA of 3.0 apply now for the Washington Aerospace Scholars program, which is an educational program for high school juniors from across Washington State. The WAS program emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math, and encourages students to consider careers in these fields. Here is what one student said about their experience: "I would absolutely recommend WAS to other students. WAS is a fun, interesting program filled with activities all designed to help you learn more about space and the engineering world in general." See Ms. LaFortune in the Career Center or go to Washington Aerospace Scholars for more information.