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The University of Maine Pulp & Paper FoundationConsidering Engineering Summer ProgramThe UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation's "Consider Engineering" program is offered three times in July to groups of 34 high school students who have completed their junior year of study and who are well-suited to becoming engineers. The four-day, free of charge, on-campus "camp" gives students opportunities to experience the rewards and challenges of both college life and technical careers. Students participate in about 20 activities and are introduced to nearly two dozen UMaine faculty, engineers and engineering students. Admission to the program is competitive with about 2/3 of the applicants being selected to participate.July 10-13, 2016
July 17-20, 2016
July 24-27, 2016
5/2/2016Considering Engineering Summer Program Application
UMFSummer ExperienceTake a one-credit course that will introduce you to the liberal arts experience
Live in a residence hall and get a chance to bond with other first-year students
Participate in campus activities and make connections with upperclassmen
Explore Emery Community Arts Center/Olsen Student Center/ Fitness & Recreation Center
Check out downtown Farmington and the surrounding area
UMFHOBYHugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) has worked diligently at helping young people make a difference and become positive catalysts for change – in the home, school, workplace, and community. As the nation’s premier nonprofit youth leadership development organization, HOBY is respected worldwide.

We are still accepting registrations for our 2016 seminar but time is running out! If you are interested - please contact your school guidance office or one of our dedicated Directors of Recruiting - Gisele Grover ( or Rob MacLellan ( for assistance!
UMFLongfellow Young Writers WorkshopThe program, for continuing high school students (those entering their sophomore, junior or senior year), gives you a full week to immerse yourself in the writing world. You’ll work with published writers and students as serious about writing as you are.7/17/2016-7/23-2016$800 A reduced rate for day students who live in the Farmington area is also available. It is $535.00 for tuition, dinner Sunday-Friday and Lunch Monday-Friday and all additional fees.5/1/2016Longfellow Young Writers Workshop Application
HussonMaine Media Camp**Note the website says 2015 but futher down it says 2016. It's a typo on their part** Participants have a chance to live on-campus in the residence halls, eat in the dining halls and get a brief glimpse of what the communications college experience is like.7/31/2016 - 8/5/2016Tuition: $425.00 Room & Board: $200.00$50Husson Maine Media Camp Application
NMCCHealth Careers Exploration Camp (Survivor Aroostook)This camp will introduce local youth to a wide variety of careers in health care. Limited to 60 Aroostook County youth who will be incoming high school freshman in the fall of 2016.June 20 - 23 $1505/2/
Maine School of Science and MathMSSM Summer CampWeek long experiences to inspire and encourage compers to pursue their passion in science, technology, and mathematics. Camps are held weekly (5 days) from June 26 until the week of July 31. The camp is for students ages 10-14. Boys and girls attend separate weeks. Weekly (5 day) camps beginning June 26 until the week of July 31.Day campers - $450, Boarding campers - $
NMCCAroostook Teen Leadership CampA leadership and drug prevention program for Aroostook County students in grades 6-8.July 24-28$2504/14/2016$
USMMaine Summer Youth Music Camp (MSYM) 2016Immerse yourself in music this summer on the beautiful UMaine campus!

Maine Summer Youth Music campers have the unique opportunity to participate in either Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Chorus, or Strings Ensemble. Additional ensembles will include Jazz Bands, Combo and Musical Theatre. Campers may also participate in jazz improvisation, small ensembles, chamber groups, music classes and master classes. Recreational activities are planned for midweek of camp, as well as other organized events, including concerts by faculty and students. A limited number of scholarships are available to qualifying applicants.
Junior Camp

Sunday, July 10– Friday, July 15, 2016 • Grades 5-8*
Commuter $300 – Resident $593

Senior Camp

Saturday, July 16 – Sunday, July 24, 2016 • Grades 8*-12
Commuter $400- Resident $840

*Current grade as of Spring 2016 • 8th grade students are permitted to attend both camps
Senior Camp Commuter $400 - Resident $840 Junior Camp - Commuter $300 - Resident $593FINAL PAYMENT DEADLINE: July 1, 2016 • APPLICATION DEADLINE (to be considered for scholarship): May 15, 2016$100.00
USMMaine Youth Leadership SeminarLocal leaders and Maine decision-makers graciously donate their time and expertise to our seminar program. Leaders such as former Maine Governor Angus King, Maine Supreme Court Chief Justice Leigh Saufley, USM President Selma Botman and Newspaper Columnist Bill Nemitz are just a few of talented presenters who interact with our future leaders. Students also take part in small group decision-making exercises, public speaking opportunities, creative skits and hands-on volunteer projects. A dance and talent show are two of the social activities where students have an opportunity to make lasting friendships with their peers. Guidance counselors or principals are encouraged to register their student (and an alternate) online by filling out the nomination form found here. 2-5 a student
ThomasDirigo Boys Stateview brochureJune 19-23$3006/1/2016$300 full tuitionforms and application
HussonDirigo Girls Stateview flyerJune 19-24$3205/2/2016$320 full tuitionforms and application
USMSTEM Summer CampAges: Girls entering grades 7-10 in the upcoming 2016-17 Academic Year

Location: Gorham Campus, University of Southern Maine

Accomodations: As a residential camp, campers will be staying in Robie Andrews Hall, all meals are included.
July 17th - July 22nd$9256/15/2016$100.00Register Online now
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