Summer Opportunities

  • UK HealthCare’s 2019 Summer Teen Volunteer Program

    The Summer Teen Volunteer Program is available to students who are at least 14 years old, and entering high school in the fall of 2019. This program allows teens an opportunity to explore the nature of a large healthcare facility, as well as provide volunteer service to the community. Mandatory Orientation is on Wednesday, June 13. The program runs from June 18 – July 27; shifts are from 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm with an hour lunch break from 12 – 1pm. Teens are required to participate in 5 of the 6 weeks, minimum of 2 shifts per week, for a total of 30 hours. Teens must provide their own lunch and transportation.

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     Saint Joseph Hospital Summer Teen Volunteer Program

    Here is a great chance to get some career experience or fulfill community service hour requirements for classes or clubs. Volunteer experience looks great on college or scholarship applications. You get all of this AND the personal satisfaction of helping others.

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    Upward Bound at KSU

    During the summer, Upward Bound hosts a six-week program that gives students the opportunity to reside on the historic Kentucky State University’s campus.  Kentucky State University, a historically black land grant university, is home to about 2,500 students.  While on the campus of Kentucky State University, Upward Bound participants receive the “college experience.”  By taking summer classes in English, Writing, Math and Science as well as Foreign Language, students are prepared for the upcoming school year while being prepared for college.   Participants are also enriched in computer skills, ACT test prep, educational and cultural trips.

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    Marist College -  PreCollege Summer Program

    Earn college credit and get a taste of campus life while still in high school. Experience the excitement of college life.

    • Become more independent and experience what it will be like to live on a college campus and away from home.
    • You'll enjoy living in the dorms, eating in the cafeteria, and studying in the state-of-the-art academic facilities. 
    • You’ll have several class sessions mixed with study time, local excursions, day-long field trips, and recreational time. 

    Thrive outside the classroom

    The Pre-College Program offers many engaging activities beyond the classroom to ensure you make the most out of your two week stay on campus. You will have opportunities to engage with faculty, visit New York City, and socialize with fellow high school students.


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