• May Application Due Date

    Cooperative Council of NC Leadership Camp

    • App due May 15
    • June 20 - 24
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Camp Monroe in Laurel Hill, NC
    • Learn about the Cooperative Business Model and have a blast at a free overnight camp. It will feature energetic and interactive workshops, presentations, outdoor recreation and leadership building exercises. The camp is designed to provide a learning experience that concentrates on the cooperative way of doing business, building a better understanding and appreciation for the cooperative model. Each year, five campers are selected to receive leadership awards for their unique leadership abilities and receive an all-expense-paid trip to the National Institute on Co-op Education at Virginia Tech University. All campers will also be eligible to apply for the $1,000 Jim Graham Cooperative Leadership scholarship for their senior year of high school.

    June Application Due Date 

    Broyhill Leadership Conference $

    • Apps received up until camp dates
    • June 14 - 18 and July 19 - 23
    • Queens University of Charlotte
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th+
    • Delegates acquire key skills in: setting goals,making positive life choices, working within a team, communicating effectively, & handling obstacles and adversity. 

    IMPACT Camp $

    • App due the Thursday before the week of camp
    • June 13 - 17 / June 20 - 24 / June 27 - July 1 / July 11 - 15 / Durham, NC
    • Rising 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Scholarships & financial assistance available 
    • IMPACT Camp provides Triangle high school students with a local and affordable week-long summer service experience. Together, a diverse cohort of participants learn about the issues facing their community by working on a variety of service projects, hearing from community leaders, and engaging in reflection activities.

    STEM Camp at Campbell University $

    • App due June 29
    • July 12 - 14
    • Rising 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Opportunity for students to do hands-on activities with faculty and staff in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the School of Engineering. Registration for STEM Camp includes a $150.00 non-refundable fee per student. There are Tier 1 Scholarships available for a limited number of students per camp. Fifty seats are available per camp and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

    July Application Due Date 

    Civic Engagement Leadership Institute $

    • App due the Thursday before the week of camp
    • July 25 -29 / Durham, NC
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Scholarships & financial assistance available 
    • CELI is an intensive week-long summer enrichment experience that empowers high school students to impact Triangle communities through socially conscious thought and action. By exploring the root causes of social issues, working with nonprofit agencies, and creating capstone service projects, students develop knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to help shape the future of the Triangle and beyond.

    Model United Nations $

    • App due the Thursday before the week of camp
    • July 18 - 22 / Durham, NC
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Scholarships & financial assistance available 
    • In an adapted Model UN simulation, students take on the role of UN ambassadors and learn the fundamentals of diplomatic debate. Students think critically, act collaboratively, and together develop solutions to today's most pressing global challenges. The Center is partnering with UNC-Chapel Hill's own Model United Nations club to facilitate this week.

    Ongoing Application Due Date

    Governor’s Page Program

    • Must be a North Carolina high school student in good academic standing between the ages of 16 and 18 years old
    • Raleigh, NC; see website for available dates
    • The Governor’s Page Program gives high school students from all over North Carolina the opportunity to come to Raleigh for a week of hands-on participation in their state government. We want the Page Program to represent North Carolina’s diverse communities and help inspire a new generation of leaders.

    Habitat Wake: Summer of Service Internship Program

    • Unpaid volunteer opportunity
    • As a Habitat Wake intern, you will select a concentration track and commit to working alongside staff and volunteers to gain new skills. Your positive attitude and volunteer spirit will help support Habitat Wake’s mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.

    January Application Due Date 

    Summer Ventures

    • App due Jan 15; opens Oct 15 each year
    • Four programs across different NC university campuses
    • Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. If hands-on, independent learning is appealing to you, and you are excited about the idea of conducting research to answer questions that intrigue you, this is the program for you!

    March Application Due Date 

    Naval Academy Summer Seminar $

    • App due Mar 31
    • June 4 - 9 / June 11 - 16 / June 18 - 23 
    • Rising 12th
    • Summer Seminar gives you a taste of life at the Academy and kick-starts your application journey for an appointment to the Academy. For one week in June, you will experience first-class academic, athletic and professional training while building lifelong friendships with campers from all over the country.

    Summer STEM at the Naval Academy $

    • App due Mar 31
    • June 6 - 11 / June 13 - 18 / June 20 - 24
    • Rising 9th, 10th, 11th
    • Vibrant week of problem solving, exploratory learning, critical thinking, and team building for students interested in a future in science,  technology,  engineering, and math.

    Boston University's Academy of Media Production  $

    • App due Mar 31
    • July 5 - 29
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills by producing films, videos, visual effects, webcasts and more.

    April Application Due Date

    NC State College of Engineering Summer Programs $

    • App due Apr 8
    • Financial assistance may be available for families
    • Day camps
      • Rising 9th, 10th
      • June 20 - 24, June 27 - July 1 (Engineering)
      • July 18 - 22 (Computer Science)
      • Low camper to staff ratios
      • Fun-filled days learning about engineering and solving engineering challenges on NCSU Campus
    • Residential camps
      • Rising 11th, 12th
      • June 19 - 24 / June 26 - July 1 / July 10 -15
      • Explore an engineering field in-depth, problem-solve engineering challenges led by world-class faculty & staff
      • Learn more about NCSU by staying on campus

    NC State Pre-College Summer Programs

    • App due Apr 1
    • Rising 11th, 12th
    • CAMINOS: Your Journey to College: Strong interest and appreciation for the Hispanic/Latinx culture. Learn More
    • Emerging Scholars Academy (ESA): Strong interest and appreciation for the Black/African American culture. Learn More
    • Native Education Forum (NEF): Strong interest and appreciation for the Native American/American Indian culture. Learn More

    NC A&T High School Transportation Institute

    • App due Apr 15
    • July 11 - Aug 5
    • Rising 11th, 12th
    • Experience field trips to Washington, DC, Wilmington and Charlotte, NC. Learn about the history and future of transportation through STEM fields. Meet transportation professionals across the state and cutting edge researchers of emerging technologies like drones, nanotech, and autonomous vehicles right here in Greensboro. Receive free SAT prep, career development training, and classroom instruction from NC A&T's STEM faculty.

    Cooperative Council of NC Leadership Camp

    • App due Apr 30; opens  Dec
    • June 20 - 24
    • Rising 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Camp Monroe in Laurel Hill, NC
    • Learn about the Cooperative Business Model and have a blast at a free overnight camp.