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Ready for College? Some events to remember!

Reed College Junior Visit Day

Need some financial aid myths busted? Wondering how to write a personal statement? High school juniors and their families can visit Reed and take workshops from experienced admission counselors on these and other topics. March 22, Portland

OSU Spring Preview Meet with current students, learn about the admissions process, discover next steps for admitted students, explore different academic interests, find out about on-campus living options, and much more. March 25, Corvallis

OSU 20th Annual Engineering Expo at the Kelley Engineering Center on the Oregon State University campus. This free event is open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s Engineering Expo promises to be another spectacular showcase of innovative creations. We will be featuring inventions developed by Oregon State engineering students for their senior design projects in the following disciplines: Biological and Ecological Engineering; Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Construction Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering; Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics. In addition to the senior design projects, we plan to have many other fascinating exhibits from our engineering community on display – everything from robots to race cars! May 17, Corvallis


FREE One-week summer SAIL programs hosted on the University of Oregon campus. Students learn about various subjects from distinguished U of O faculty members through fun social and interactive activities. SAIL offers Day and Residential Program options. The Residential Program is more competitive due to limited capacity, and a completed essay is added to the application.

To apply, students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Come from a low-income family (for example, qualify for Free and Reduced lunch program)

  • Be the first in your family to attend college

  • Come from an underrepresented minority background

  • Unaccompanied youth (in state custody, foster care, homeless or not living with family)

  • Returning student.

  • Sibling of a returning student

Residential Program Applicants:

  • Meet above criteria

  • Be a rising high school junior or senior.

  • Preference given to students traveling 30 miles, or more, from the University of Oregon campus.

  • Complete Short Essay: "Why are you interested in pursuing higher education? Include examples of how you have demonstrated your interest in pursuing higher education". (400 -500 words)

Applications will be available ON- LINE: www.sail.uoregon.edu. For more information contact laraf@uoregon.edu


Check out national opportunities here, here and here.


4-H Multicultural Summer Camp Salem • Grades 6-8 • August 6-10, 2019 • $100* Helps Latino youth improve academic skills, develop leadership skills, and participate in healthy physical activities. Application Deadline: July 22, 2019

ACADEMY (TAG) Ashland • Grades 5-8 • June 23-29, 2019 • $875* A broad range of classes, workshops, and recreational activities for talented and highly able students. Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering Various locations • Grades 9-11 • June-August • $285* Summer internships with professional engineers and scientists. Includes a $1,000 stipend. Application Deadline: March 8, 2019

Brand Camp Portland • Ages 16+ • June 24-28 and July 22-26 • $320* For high school and college students interested in business, branding and entrepreneurship.

Clatsop Community College Camps Astoria • Ages 12-18 • July-August • Cost varies Week-long camps connecting creativity and technology. Registration Opens: April

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Camps McMinnville • Ages 9-16 • July-August • Cost varies Aviation, space and water-themed camps.

Girls Got STEM Klamath Falls • Ages 15-18 • June 2019 • Free A week-long residential camp for young women to learn about transportation engineering.

Hatfield Marine Science Center Day Camps Newport • Ages 8-18 • July 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-August 1, 2019 • $185 Interact with researchers and learn about the marine environment through hands-on programs and field trips.

iD Tech Camps Portland • Ages 7-17 • June-August • Cost varies* Week-long camps focusing on programming, game design, apps, robotics and more. Scholarship Application Deadline: March 16, 2019

iINVENT Summer Camps Portland • Grades 9-12 • June 24-July 19 • Free Week-long camps highlighting the invention process.

Invention Boot Camp Various locations • Grades 6-8 • June-August • Free A 4-week opportunity to design and fabricate an invention.

LEGO Camps Klamath Falls • Ages 8-14 • July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 2019 • $150 Explore engineering and robotics through LEGOs.

Linn-Benton Community College Summer Programs Albany • Grades 8-12 • June • Cost varies Week-long camps connecting creativity and technology.

MedQuest La Grande • Grades 9-12 • June 16-21, 2019 • $400* A week-long exploration of health care careers. Application Deadline: March 14, 2019

Music Camps Eugene • Grades 8-12 • July 15-20, July 21-26, 2019 • $395-$595* Marching band and jazz improvisation camps.

Next Generation Storytelling Eugene • Grades 9-11 • June 23-28, 2019 • $950 A residential camp at University of Oregon focused on journalism and media. Application Deadline: February 22 (priority), May 17 (final)

Northwest Youth Corps Various locations • Ages 12-24 • June-August • Cost varies*, may include stipend Offers outdoor camps and job-training programs at locations around the state.

OHSU CURE Program Portland • Grades 10-12 • June 17-August 9, 2019 • Free A research mentorship training program for underrepresented Portland-area youth. Application Deadline: January 28, 2019

OMSI Camps & Classes Various locations • Grades K-12 • Various dates • Cost varies* Science, design, adventure and more at locations around the state.

Oregon Private College Week Various locations • Grades 10-12 • July 29-August 2, 2019 • Free Information sessions and tours for students, parents and educators at private colleges across the state.

Rites of Passage Summer Academies Eugene • Grades 7-12 • June-August • Cost varies* Middle and high school students from Lane County representing four racial/ethnic groups are immersed in a multi-week summer program focusing on their cultural history, literature, folklore, and traditions.

Summer Transportation Institute Portland, Klamath Falls • Grades 9-12 • June 23-29, July 14-20, 2019 • Free A residential, immersive introduction to transportation systems and engineering for female students. Application Deadline: April 1

Summer Veterinary Experience Corvallis • Grades 11-12 • August 4-9, 2019 • $750* A hands-on learning experience for academically talented, low-income and minority students interested in veterinary medicine.

SAC Academy Corvallis • Ages 14-19 • Dates vary • Cost varies* Camps focused on art, music, and theater.

SEA Camp of Oregon Coos Bay • Grades 4-8 • August 20-23, 2019 • $595* Explore the wonders of the marine and estuarine environments by hiking, observing marine mammals, tide pooling, and taking classes in marine biology.

STEM Academy Corvallis • Grades 3-12 • June-August • Cost varies* Week-long programs in science, technology, engineering and math subjects like LEGO Robotics, game design, and creative computing. Registration Opens: March

Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY) Corvallis • Grades 9-11 • July 14-19, 2019 • $250* Female and underrepresented minoritiy students spend a week with a research group. Application Deadline: May 15

The Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) Eugene • Grades 9-12 • July 15-19 and July 22-26, 2019 • Free Academic and interactive summer programs on the University of Oregon campus for local, underrepresented students. Registration Opens: March 1

UPSON Summer Nurse Camp Portland • Ages 16+ • July 29-August 1, 2019 • Free Day-camp offering high school students the opportunity to learn about the nursing field. Application Deadline: March 29

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week Bend, Portland, Corvallis, Eugene • Grades 9-12 • June 23-29, July 7-13, July 28-August 3, August 11-17, 2019 • $1,095* Students work in teams to create and run a business during this week-long simulation.

See additional programs at OIT, SOU, and OSU. Have one to add? Use the contact form in the bottom left hand corner.

* = scholarships available

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· EMERGENCY (Services) Field Trip


· A group of YCHS students visited Chemeketa Community College’s Brooks Campus near Salem this week. Brooks Campus is home to Chemeketa’s Emergency Services Programs -- Fire Protection Technology, EMT/Paramedic, and Criminal Justice. There will be an open house at Brooks on Thursday May 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. All programs will be represented and students will collaborate in a real-life emergency services scenario. Students and parents are welcome.


Pictured from left to right are: Julia Stanley, Grace Armstrong, Kennedy Ogden, Camille Kern, Madison Dreger, Taylor Peters and Bailey Freeman.

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