The Summer Academy is slated as an in-person, day camp experience this year.
Please be aware that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program is subject to change or cancellation depending on federal, state and local public health guidelines, and OSU policies.
Session 1: August 9-13, 2021 or Session 2: August 23-27, 2021
This five-day, in-person, day camp program for high school students eases you into the college experience, and you'll receive a scholarship doing it. Meet new friends while exploring your college and career interests with university professors and experts. And, it’s summertime in Bend – so we’re getting outside – with daily adventures provided by student leaders and staff.
Is your dream to open a business? Do you see yourself working on the next big idea? In this option, you'll be placed in a mock company and given the opportunity to lead peers as the CEO, crunch numbers as part of the finance team, or develop a marketing plan to improve sales. You'll learn business and investing strategies, develop leadership skills, and be inspired to prepare for a future in business.
If you love making videos, designing posters and creating graphics, this is the option for you. Hands-on activities include video and photo editing, graphic design and 3D printing. Experience the college-level coursework that students in our arts, media and technology degree program experience.
Did your writing get rusty during the pandemic? Sharpen your skills and prepare for college coursework with College-Ready Writing mini-sessions, included in both options.
Students who complete the Summer Academy will each receive a $500 scholarship* to OSU-Cascades. The scholarship can be applied toward tuition for the fall term immediately following graduation from high school.
*The Summer Academy Scholarship is limited to $500 maximum per student per lifetime and can be applied only toward tuition at OSU-Cascades. Summer Academy Scholarships are not available for repeat Summer Academy participation.
High school students entering grades 10-12.
OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon.
Session 1: August 9-13, 2021 or Session 2: August 23-27, 2021.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Fee Waivers for some students may become available with grant funding
*Please see cancelation policy on the FAQ page for details.
If you would like to be put on the contact list for summer 2021 or have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.