Summer Academy

August 20-23, 2019

Calling all high school students! Are you interested in the digital arts? Science and engineering? Creative writing? Join us for Summer Academy.

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This four-day 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.

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Choose Your Option

Art+Media+Tech

  

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 college-level coursework from our arts, media and technology degree program.

STEM

  

Are you a problem solver? Love figuring out how things work? From science experiments to coding to engineering projects – you’ll explore our natural and built world.

Write for the Web

  

Your writing skills are marketable in this digital age! Spend the week writing for social media, creating funny memes, and developing web and blog content. Have fun honing your craft in a university setting.

Daily Outdoor Adventures

  

All options include daily outdoor recreation trips led by Cascades Adventures, our student-led outdoor adventure program. Activities include paddleboarding, hiking, climbing, low-ropes initiatives and more. No experience required.

College Scholarship

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.

Overnight or Day Options Available

Stay in our state-of-the-art residence hall and experience college living. You’re also welcome to commute daily.

Details

Who

Open to high school students entering grades 10-12.

Where

OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Oregon

When

August 20-23, 2019. See schedule.

Overnight or Day Options Available

Stay in our state-of-the-art residence hall and experience college living. You’re also welcome to commute to Summer Academy daily for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. programming.

Cost of Attendance

Overnight Option - $649, includes:

  • 4 days of programming with daily classes in selected option and outdoor recreation trips including transportation and equipment
  • 3 nights of accommodations in OSU-Cascades residence hall supervised by live-in conference housing resident advisor staff and camp chaperones
  • 3 nights of evening programming in residence hall
  • Linens for stay (Sheet set, light blanket, pillow, towels)
  • All meals + snacks

Day Option - $499, includes:

Questions?

Please contact Summer Academy program director Nathan Moses.

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