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From the Executive Director of Camp of the Hills

Welcome!

Since 1990, Camp of the Hills has provided life-changing experiences to thousands of children, youth and young adults. Our overarching mission is to show and share God’s love through experiential and relational programming. We do this in a variety of ways through different ministry programs (such as Summer Camp, Retreats & Rentals, and Outdoor Education) but our Immerse Expereince Internship Program is a unique opportunity specifically designed to launch you into what your future holds!

Unlike your typical college, university, or trade school program, the Immerse Expereince provides you with an authentic and holistic environment focused on hands-on learning opportunities. Whether you are looking for a gap year to gain insight on the direction you truly want to go with your life or you are needing to build up your resume for the next steps in your career, this experience will be life-changing! The project-based nature of our training content, the real-life wisdom passed on from our staff and instructors, and the maturity and life skills you will gain through living in intentional community sets this experience apart.

I have had the blessing of being part of Camp of the Hills’ ministry in various ways since 1996. I myself spent a year out here in 1998 doing a rudimentary version of this before it was ever even called Immerse! It changed my life and set me on a path of self-discovery and purpose that I am forever grateful for. I have seen the long-term fruits of Camp’s ministry over the years in so many transformed lives, and my hope is that you join us in dedicating the next year of your life towards your own life-changing opportunity. It will prepare you for whatever your individual next steps are, and we pray that this experience lays a foundation for you to go out into the world and use your skills, interests, and talents to better support and engage with the under-served communities all around you!

Sincerely,

Michael Thames

Executive Director

Table of Contents

Introducing Immerse Experience Internship

History ……………………………………………………………………………….……         5

Mission Statement ………………………………………………………………………...         5

Core Values …………………………………………………………………………….…         5

Internship Objectives ……………………………………………………………………..         5

Statement of Faith ………………………………………………………………………...         6

Non-Discrimination Policy …………………………………………………………….…         6

Memberships …………………………………………………………………………..….         7

Accreditation ………………………………………………………………………………         7

Internship Policies

Program Cost & Tuition Payments…………………………………………………………        8

Financial Aid……………………………………………………………………………….        8

        Scheduling Balance & Sesaonal Fluctuations        7

Time Management …………………………………………………………………………        9

Dress Code …………………………………………………………………………………        9

Official Communications…………………………………………………………………..        9

Absence & Leave ………………………………………………………………………….        9

Personal Conduct …………………………………………………………………………..        10

Conflict Resolution ………………………………………………………………………...        10

Harassment …………………………………………………………………………… …..        10

Drug Policy ………………………………………………………………………………..         10

Alcohol Policies ……………………………………………………………………………        11

Housing …………………………………………………………………………………….        11

Guests/Visitors …………………………………………………………………………….         11

Vehicle Use …………………………………………………………………………….…..        11

Firearms & Weapons …………………………………………………………………..…...        12

Grievances & Complaints ……………………………………………………………..…...12

Withdrawal Process ………………………………………………………………………..        12

Dismissal / Forced Early Termination ……………………………………………………..        12

Disciplinary Action ……………………………………………………….……………….        13

Internship Evaluations

        Internship Integrity………………………………………………………………………….        14

        Attendance Evaluations…………………………………………………………………….        14

        Grading System…………………………………………………………………………….        14

        Evaluations, Exams, & Make-up Work ……………………………………………………        14

        Participant Records ………………………………………………………………………...        15

        Access to Student Records………………………………………………………………….        15

Internship Programs

        Track Identification ………………………………………………………………………...        17

        Schedule Overview…………………………………………………………………………        17

        Program Completion Certificate, Resume, & References………………………………….        18

        Course Descriptions………………………………………………………………………...        19

        Terminology………………………………………………………………………………...        19

        Required Courses (1st Semester) …………………………………………………………..        19

        Required Courses (2nd Semester) …………………………………………………………        20

        Area of Focus Descriptions ……………………………………………………………….        22

        Area of Focus Selection Process ………………………………………………………….        22

        Area of Focus Choices …………………………………………………………………….        22

Registration & Academic Calendar

        Registration Process………………………………………………………………………...        24

        Important Dates……………………………………………………………………………..        24

        Holidays.……………………………………………………………………………………        24

        Summer Extension Experience …………………………………………………………….        24

Introducing Immerse Experience Internship

History

Camp unofficially began in the summer of 1990 when two men of faith brought eight inner city kids from Houston’s 5th Ward to the shores of Lake Travis for a few days of camping, swimming, and fishing. The kids had experienced homelessness off and on and had been sponsored to go to a near-by summer camp for a two-week program to try to give their parents time to get back on their feet. They did not have the material items, nor the emotional support necessary to be successful at the other camp, and were ultimately asked to leave due to behavior reasons. Wanting them to still have a meaningful experience, the men who had sponsored them, took them to a property owned by a local contractor and rancher where they camped and cooked under the stars.  In the beginning, there were no facilities or infrastructure, but over time, various partners joined together to develop Camp of the Hills, acquiring a 105-acre site, non-profit status, facilities, and various programs to maximize our community impact.

Today, our camps are purposefully designed to meet both the material and emotional needs of campers coming from low-income and/or at-risk backgrounds (homelessness, foster-care, history of abuse/trauma, incarcerated parent homes, gang-related environments, etc.) Very few camps in the country (or internationally) specialize in the services we do. Specific material needs of campers are met upon arrival with items such as toiletries, bedding, clothing, shoes, lice treatment, etc. Staff is specifically trained in various social-emotional health and behavioral management methods such as TBRI, Boys Town, and Ruby Payne.  Our Adult-to-Camper ratio is 1:3 to be able to maintain the level of intentionality, safety, and care needed to provide the best experience possible while here. Over 80% of our campers are connected to year-round programs in their local communities that maintain relationships and provide follow-up. Approximately 75% of operating funds come from charitable gifts in order to keep costs and fees to a minimum for families. Camp also leverages this budget with thousands of volunteer hours and in-kind donations year-round. Since 1990, over 22,000 children have been served through our Summer Camp program, and  annually, we now serve close to 6,000 people through the combined efforts of all our ministry programs including Summer Camps, Retreats, Outdoor Education, & The Immerse Experience.

Mission Statement

Camp of the Hills is a ministry dedicated to revealing and glorifying Jesus Christ by providing life-changing experiences for youth from low-income and at-risk communities. We equip young adults with a deeper understanding of Christ-centered leadership through the development of professional skills, hands-on ministry opportunities, and intentional discipleship.

Core Values

Internship Goals & Objectives

The goal of the Immerse Experience at Camp of the Hills is to equip young adults with a deeper understanding of Christ-centered leadership through the development of professional skills, hands-on ministry opportunities, and intentional discipleship working alongside Camp staff and volunteers with a shared purpose and vision in a Christian camp environment.

We believe that the best education is real-life experience, so our Immerse Experience Program & Internships are uniquely designed to provide participants with educational courses that unite classroom learning with a heavy emphasis on real-life, hands-on experiences that “immerse” them into the practical professional and ministerial applications of what they are learning.

Every participant will have a customized experience built around the following objectives:

Statement of Faith (in regards to employees)

Camp of the Hills believes in:

Non-Discrimination Policy (in regards to participants)

Memberships

Impact Christian Youth Camp, Inc. (DBA Camp of the Hills) per the Internal Revenue Service is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization - Employer ID Number: 74-2614354.

Christian Camp and Conference Association (CCCA), www.ccca.org , P.O. Box 62189, Colorado Springs, CO 80962-2189

Angel Tree Prison Fellowship, www.prisonfellowship.org, Prison Fellowship, P.O. Box 1550, Merrifield, VA 22116-1550

Psalm68five Ministries, www.psalm68five.org,

Accreditation

The Camp of the Hills Board of Directors has prayerfully and intentionally chosen not to pursue specific accreditation at this time. This decision was based on the extensive use of personnel and financial resources required to maintain accreditation, and our desire is to maintain tuition costs at the lowest affordable level possible.

In lieu of accreditation/transferable credits, Camp of the Hills is committed to providing all participants who complete the requirements and expectations of the Immerse Experience Program aid in the following areas in order to verify and validate the integrity of their Immerse Experience.

1) certificate of completion signed by the Executive Director and Board Chair of Camp of the Hills

2) aid in crafting their resume to highlight the experience and knowledge they have obtained

3) mentorship in transitioning into their next life-step of choice (ie continued education or vocation)

4) reference letters from our executive director, operations director, and other program-specific leaders in accordance with their internship focus


Internship Policies & Expectations

Program Cost & Tuition Payments:

Financial Aid* - Scholarships, Sponsorships, and Stipends:

*As a faith-based non-profit, we believe that having a positive impact upon the world is more important that the financial costs that we assume through funding various ministry programs and projects such as this. We fundraise year-round to be able to offer these programs and to support the participants that are willing yet unable to participate: Willing in that they have the passion, desire, and conviction to participate, yet unable due to their specific socio-economic realities.  

Scheduling Balance & Seasonal Fluctuation

Time Management: 

Dress Code:

Official Communication:

Absence and Leave

Personal Conduct:

Conflict Resolution: 

Harassment (Sexual, Verbal, Physical):

Drug Policy:

Alcohol Policy (on property):

Alcohol Policy (off property):

1) not drinking to excess,

2) not drinking and driving,

3) not bringing any alcohol onto camp property,

4) not drinking in the presence of anyone under 21.

In all cases, the standard of professionalism required of employees, interns, and/or volunteers is that such actions will not affect their work (ie not smelling of the substance, not being impaired during working hours by previous use of the substance, discretion when discussing such activities both in private or in public, and representing camp in a positive manner in all circumstances and locations. Failure to uphold any of the standards described in the Drug & Alcohol Policies above will lead to disciplinary action.

Housing:

Guests/Visitors:

Vehicle Use:

Firearms/Weapons: 

Grievances and Complaints:

Complainant → Immerse Directors / Supervisors → Director Team → Executive Director

Withdrawal Process:

Dismissal / Forced Early Termination of Program:

Disciplinary Action:


Internship Evaluations

Internship Integrity

COTH adheres to the highest academic standards and will not tolerate any form of academic dishonesty. This includes cheating, plagiarism, or collusion. Students participating in such behaviors will receive an automatic “F” on the assignment/exam, and will be subject to Academic Probation or dismissal from the program.

Attendance Evaluation:

Participating in the Immerse Experience is a privilege and a commitment. We have found there is a direct correlation between those students who practice good attendance, participation, and engagement and how they feel the program impacts their lives. You get out of it what you put into it! Consistency in attendance builds Christian character and integrity. COTH interns are challenged to grow in integrity and character by being good stewards of class time, work time, and personal time; see more info in the Time Management, Leave, Sick Days, and Absence policies. Attendance is mandatory in all of the following areas and policy stipulates that a student whose absences exceed 20 percent of the total allotted time could result in the student receiving an “F” grade.

Grading System

Evaluations, Exams, & Make-Up Work:

Participant Records

Access to Student Records

Each year this institution gives notice of the various rights accorded to students pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). You are hereby notified of the following:


Internship Programs

Track Identification:

A participants program track depends upon a combination of their age, life experience, and plans for the future:

Track 1:

Track 2:

Track 3:

Track 4:

Schedule Overview:

We believe that the best education is real-life experience, so our Immerse Experience Program & Internships are uniquely designed to provide participants with educational courses that unite classroom learning with a heavy emphasis on real-life, hands-on experiences that “immerse” them into the practical professional and ministerial applications of what they are learning. Some scheduled hours are atypical and can include weekdays, evenings, and weekends as deemed appropriate depending upon the content.

Here is an average breakdown of hours:

Example Schedule (Mon-Fri):

Additional Community Building Activities:

Program Completion Certificate, Resume, & References:

The Camp of the Hills Board of Directors has prayerfully and intentionally chosen not to pursue specific accreditation at this time. This decision was based on the extensive use of personnel and financial resources required to maintain accreditation, and our desire is to maintain tuition costs at the lowest affordable level possible.

In lieu of accreditation/transferable credits, Camp of the Hills is committed to providing all participants who complete the requirements and expectations of the Immerse Experience Program aid in the following areas in order to verify and validate the integrity of their Immerse Experience.

1) certificate of completion signed by the Executive Director and Board Chair of Camp of the Hills

2) aid in crafting their resume to highlight the experience and knowledge they have obtained

3) mentorship in transitioning into their next life-step of choice (ie continued education or vocation)

4) reference letters from our executive director, operations director, and other program-specific leaders in accordance with their internship focus


Course Descriptions

Terminology:

Example of Required Courses (1st Semester):

Weekly PD Meetings: (14 weeks)

Description: Time set aside at the beginning of each week to discuss the schedules, special assignments, and have a general check-in on how things are going. There will also be a specific professional development topic that we discuss.

Resources: google calendar, google drive, and excerpts from Dare to Lead by Brene Brown, The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, the Heart & Hustle podcast by Evie Rupp.

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

                        Projects: 0 hrs/wk

Facilitators: Steve Delaney, Kayley Lowe, & Katie Herbert

Foundations of Faith:  (14 weeks)

Description: This course will challenge students to objectively investigate the roles of faith, trust, and reason in determining the beliefs that we use as the foundational elements to our worldview. Students will utilize various resources to expand and deepen their own spiritual foundations and connection. Students will also be equipped to interact with opposing beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions with curiosity, gentleness, and respect.

Resources: BEMA Discipleship Series (by Marty Soloman & Impact Ministries), Sacred Pathways (by Gary Thomas), and/or Spiritual Practices in Community (by Diana Shiflett)

        Facilitator: Kevin Ohoran & Alicen Bessire-Ohoran

Hours:                 Classes: 2 hrs/wk

                        Projects: 0 /wk

Life Compass I:  (14 weeks)

Description: This course will encourage, equip and empower at risk teenagers and young adults to discover a life of hope and purpose. The overriding arc of IMMERSE is to help our participants answer the (3) big life questions:

Resources: Life Compass Curriculum, Insight Personality Spectrum Assessment, Spiritual Gifts Assessment, Strength Finders Assessment.

Facilitator: Steve Delaney

        Hours:                 Classes: 3 hrs/wk

                        Projects: 0 /wk

Hospitality:  (14 weeks)

Description: This course will focus upon introducing participants to the mindsets and skills for providing quality hospitality services such as guest interactions, food service, and housekeeping. This course will connect these services with the principles found in scripture to shape a mindset of biblical hospitality, servant leadership, and good stewardship that reinforces the participant’s identity as the handiwork of God.

Resources: Heart of Hospitality by Micah Soloman, Heart of Hospitality website and podcast, Hospitality: the heart of spiritual direction by Leslie A. Hay, Gather and Give by AMy Hannon.

Facilitator: Katie Herbert

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects:  5 hrs/wk

Outdoor Education:  (14 weeks)

Description: This course will introduce participants to various strategies for guiding student interest, fostering and maintaining whole-group dynamics, implementing redirection methods, and developing their own set of teaching skills for use in the great outdoors. Rather than education at a desk or inside the four walls of a classroom, they will learn to facilitate educational programming outside that integrates nature-based activities and experiences that spark opportunities for whole-child development.

Resources: Excerpts from Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J Hanscom, Coyote’s Guide to Connection with Nature by Young, Haas, and McGown, Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv.

Facilitator: Kayley Lowe & Alicen Bessire-Ohoran

Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 5 hrs/wk

Facility & Grounds Maintenance I:  (14 weeks)

Description: This course teaches practical skills that every young adult should know; these are often overlooked and under valued skills such as changing a tire, fixing a toilet, mowing the lawn, etc. Many young adults (especially if the particiapant did not grow up in an environment where their parent or caregiver was able to teach them such skills) have gaps in awareness and experience in these areas that this course will address.

        Resources: Maintenance shop area, tools, equipment, manuals, etc.

Facilitator: Landon Dirks & Teodulo Robledo

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 3/wk

Example of Required Courses (2nd Semester):

Weekly PD Meetings II:  (18 weeks)

Description: Time set aside at the beginning of each week to discuss the schedules, special assignments, and have a general check-in on how things are going. There will also be a specific professional development topic that we discuss. (continued from first semester)

Resources: google calendar, google drive, and excerpts from Dare to Lead by Brene Brown, The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, the Heart & Hustle podcast by Evie Rupp.

Facilitators: Steve Delaney, Kayley Lowe, & Katie Herbert

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 0/wk

Spiritual Disciplines:  (18 weeks)

Description: This course will challenge the participant to develop their awareness of and connection with their inner being. To be transformed by Christ also requires the continual renewal of our minds so that our inner-self and outward actions are led by the holy spirit in us. To do so, the participant will learn about different practices and methods that will help them  make caring for their spirituality an intimate and daily part of their life.

Resources: Spiritual Disciplines Handbook by Loughrige Calhoun, A Celebration of Disciplines by Richard J. Foster

Facilitators: Kevin Ohoran, Michael Thames, Alicen Bessire-Ohoran, Katie Herbert, and other staff will each take turns to guide the topics each week.

Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 1 hr/wk

Life Compass II:  (18 weeks)

Description: A continuation of the first semester course. This second-half of the course builds upon the goals each participant identified in the first semester and will specifically attend to the ways each participant will need to prepare for their transition out the program and into their next steps in life.

Resources: Life Song resources, other resources customized based upon the needs and interests of each individual.

Facilitator: Steve Delaney

        Hours:                 Classes: 3 hr/wk

Projects: 3 hrs/wk

Facility & Grounds Maintenance II: (18 weeks)

        Description: Continued from 1st Semester course.

Resources: The second half of this course hones in on the skills and interests of the participant in the areas of woodworking, metalwork, plumbing, construction, landscaping, etc. so the resources will be  customized based upon the needs and interests of each individual.

Facilitator: Landon Dirks & Teo Robledo

Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 3 hr/wk

Financial Peace: (9 weeks)

Description: Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson course that teaches you how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely, and invest for your future. This course will specifically attend to the needs and situations of the participants to help them develop healthy relationships with money.

        Resources: Financial Peace University materials (textbook, online resources, app, etc.)

Facilitator: Paul Brochu

Hours:                 Classes: 2 hr/wk

Projects: 1/wk

Serving Low Income & Vulnerable Populations: (9 weeks)

Description: This course introduces foundational concepts, principals, and strategies for working with underserved and vulnerable populations while also revealing the painful truth about the ways these populations have also been negatively impacted by the very missions that try to help. It will also challenge the participant to dive into perspectives and different world-views than they may be used to. The participant will come away with practical, real-world support and guidance on how to improve our relations with those coming from various socio-economic backgrounds.

Resources: A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert, The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns, The Wealth of the Poor by Larry James

Facilitator: Alicen Bessire-Ohoran, Michael Thames

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 4 hrs/mo

TBRI: (9 weeks)

Description: TBRI® (Trust Based Relational Intervention) is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. It is based on years of research in attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience, and is designed to offer practical tools for parents, caregivers, teachers, or anyone who works with children, to see the “whole child” in their care.

        Resources: Training and resources from the Karen-Purvis Institute, Texas Christian University

COTH Facilitator: Alicen Bessire-Ohoran

TBRI Trainer: Melinda A. Cathay M.A.

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Training Event: 12 hrs (TBRI Camp Training through Psalm 68five Camps)

Pedagogy & Educational Methods: (9 weeks)

Description: This course will introduce various teaching techniques, methods, and mindsets that the participant will then implement hands-on with our outdoor education campers. Participants will also observe others’ interactions and practice identifying strengths, weaknesses, alternative options, and hypothesize about both short and long term ramifications of various methods on children. The participants will be challenged to evaluate their own ingrained methodologies that stem from influences in their childhood as well those they may have adopted or are more inclined towards now that they are adults.

        Resources: Excerpts from The Joyful Teacher and materials from ClassCentral

Facilitator: Alicen Bessire-Ohoran

        Hours:                 Classes: 1 hr/wk

Projects: 5 hrs/wk

Area of Focus Descriptions

Area of Focus Selection Process:

Area of Focus Choices:

Outdoor Education Program

Focus Content:

  • TimberNook Methods & Programing
  • Holistic Child Development
  • Curriculum Development & Activity Facilitation
  • Teaching Strategies & Pedagogy
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing

Potential Projects:

  • Aquaponics Gardening
  • Traditional Gardening
  • Bee Keeping
  • Local Wildlife Activities
  • Native Plant Identification
  • Foraging

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Education (EC-6, 4th-8th, HS, Alternative, Outdoor Ed, Curriculum Development, Physical Education, & Extracurricular Education)
  • Child Development
  • Youth Development
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Environmental Science
  • Wildlife & Fisheries Science
  • Agrilife Science

Retreats & Rentals Program

Focus Content:

  • Hospitality
  • Client Relation / Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Budgeting & Invoicing
  • Staff Management

Potential Projects:

  • Retreat point-person
  • Housekeeping assignments
  • Retreat Scheduling
  • Food Service Crew
  • Menu planning

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Hotel Management
  • Airbnb management
  • Retreat & Conference Centers
  • Restaurant & Dining Services
  • Kitchen Management
  • Culinary School

Summer Camp Program

Focus Content:

  • Program Planning
  • Recruiting Strategies
  • Discipleship & Pastoring
  • Hiring Process
  • Staff Development
  • Budgeting Process
  • Camper Booking Process
  • Marketing & Content Development

Potential Projects:

  • Application Processing
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Recruiting Outreach Planning
  • Potential Professional Development for Summer Staff
  • Inventory Summer Equipment

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Human Resources
  • Youth Development
  • Youth Ministry
  • Camp Ministry
  • Family Ministry
  • Social Work

Facility & Grounds Maintenance

Focus Content:

  • Safety & Codes
  • Facility Inspection
  • Landscaping
  • Wood Shop
  • Metal Shop
  • Plumbing
  • Electric
  • Strategic Site Planning
  • Project Management

Potential Projects:

  • Monthly facility inspections / inventory
  • Group seating areas / benches
  • Invasive plant clearing
  • Brush clearing
  • Orchard / Irrigation / Aquaponics checks

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Trade Fields
  • Construction Science
  • Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Landscape Design
  • Architecture
  • Home Renovations
  • Property Management

PR / Marketing

Focus Content:

  • Social Media Strategist
  • Content Development & Storytelling
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Promotional Advertisement
  • Graphic Design
  • Recruiting Strategy

Potential Projects:

  • Yearly Fundraiser Materials
  • Giving Tuesday Campaign Management
  • In-kind donation drives
  • Summer social media management
  • Outdoor Ed social media management
  • Summer stock footage
  • Outdoor Ed stock footage

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Marketing
  • Business / Management
  • Non-profit Management
  • Restaurant & Hotel Management
  • Wedding & Event Photography/Videography

Non-Profit Management

Focus Content:

  • Nonprofit Management 101
  • Financial Management I: Budgets, Fundraising, & Income Structures
  • Financial Management II: Quickbooks, Accounting, & Administration
  • Operations & Organizational Health
  • Serving Low Income & Vulnerable Populations
  • Human Resources and Relations

Potential Projects:

  • Yearly Goal Tracking Updates
  • Year-End mail outs to donors
  • In-kind Donation Drives
  • Budget Tracking Sheets / Updates
  • Professional Development Sessions

Related Degrees & Career Paths:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Founder of a Non-Profit
  • Working in Nonprofits
  • Executive Director
  • Operations Director
  • Administration & HR
  • Finance / Accounting


Registration & Academic Calendar

Registration Process:

All Participants are required to submit an online application (and the scholarship application if applicable), undergo an interview process, receive official acceptance offers, and confirm participation according to the dates provided below:

Early Registration opens January 1st

Registration opens May 1

Arrival: Tuesday after Labor Day

Important Dates:

Holidays:

Summer Extension Experience