Community High School District 94

326 Joliet Street, West Chicago IL 60185

Contact:  Gail Eckl Daniels,   Maura Bridges, LCPC
Counselor/Department Chairperson
Phone 630/876-6556   (630)876-6307
  630/876-6242   (630)876-6587 FAX


Mar 23, 2007
For Immediate Release

Summer Opportunities for Students

More summer opportunities received by the Counseling Office - if you would like further information, please use the contact listed.

Where: Bradley University Summer Enrichment Program
When: June 17-23
Subjects: Computer & Electrical Engineering, Be You: Leadership Development, Nursing, Multicultural Broadcasting, Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Speech Camp
Description: Students will experience and learn new concepts and technologies taught by experts in their fields. Students will gain insight into college life while staying in one of Bradley’s residence halls and will participate in group events.
Contact Information: Mr. Greg Killoran
Phone: 309-677-2404

Where: Mount Allison University
When: 1 week, Summer 2007
Subjects: International Relations or Science research
Description: High school sophomores and juniors spend a week on campus studying international relations or participating in science research. Students who eventually choose to attend Mount Allison for college will receive a $500 scholarship towards their studies.
Contact Information: Mr. Matt Sheridan-Jonah, Manager of Admissions
Phone: 506-364-3294

Where: Vanderbilt Summer Academy
When: One to three weeks - Sessions in June and July of 2007
Subjects: Course work in many academic and non-academic areas
Description: Program for talented youth seeks to identify and aid academically talented youth from diverse educational, racial, and economic backgrounds. This program will offer sessions for rising 8th through 12th graders. Students will live on Vanderbilt’s campus and attend classes taught by Vanderbilt faculty and graduate students. Students will be offered a challenging introduction to the academic rigors of college life.
Contact Information: Camilla Benbow
Phone: 615-322-8404

Where: Summer Camp in China
When: June 21-July 19, 2007
Subjects: Chinese language and culture
Description: Students will learn Chinese language and about Asian culture, will travel to five cities while exploring China.
Contact Information: Jon Wang
Phone: 312-286-9093
Email: or

Where: University of Notre Dame School of Architecture
When: June 17-June 29, 2007
Subjects: Architecture
Description: High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors will learn about architectural history and related skills and responsibilities in contemporary practice from professors and advanced students.
Contact Information:

Where: University of Dayton College of Engineering
When: July 8-13, 2007
Subjects: Women in engineering
Description: Female students will explore engineering participating in hands-on activities guided by professors. Girls will conduct experiments, innovate, take things apart and re-build them, meet women engineers, and spend time at a job site. Students will get a taste of college life and make new friends by staying in residence halls on campus.
Contact Information: Annette Packard
Phone: 937-229-3296

Where: DePauw University
When: June 10-16, 2007
Subjects: Theater Arts, Vocal Arts, and Creative Writing
Description: Students who have competed grades 10-12 will participate in either intensive theater training, vocal training, or an intensive writing camp and develop individualized portfolios highlighting personal work. Students will stay in residence halls and will have full access to all of DePauw’s amenities. Students will take part in final performances for parents and guests.
Contact Information: Theater- Tim Good Phone: 765-658-4486 Email:
Creative Writing- Joe Heithaus Phone: 765-658-4697 Email:

Where: DePauw University-Exploring the Quarry
When: June 17-22
Subjects: Natural History, Geology, Biology, Creative Writing, Digital Photography, and Reflection
Description: Students who have completed grades 8 and 9 will participate in an intensive outdoor camp covering biology experiments, fossil formation, identification of plants, biology of butterflies, nesting songbirds, geology of tock layers, and more. Students will stay in residence halls on campus.
Contact Information: Vanessa Artman
Phone: 765-658-4772

Where: DePauw University in Ecuador
When: June 25 – August 1, 2007
Subjects: Spanish language immersion, cultural awareness and international service
Description: Students who have shown a commitment to service, leadership, intellectual development, and cultural sensitivity will participate in activities that promote cross-cultural understanding and communication through work and service.
Contact Information: Kate Knoll
Phone: 765-659-4355

Where: Western Illinois University
When: July 8-14, 2007
Subjects: Adventures in Filmmaking
Description: Students will participate in all aspects of producing a film-from script to screen. Participants are involved developing a dramatic story, script breakdown, casting, lighting, shooting, and editing. There is a screening at the end of the program of the final edit made by students.
Contact Information: Phone: 309-298-1911 Only accepts 30 students per year so apply soon!

Where: American Cancer Society DEADLINE: March 30th!!!!!
When: Summer, 2007
Subjects: Introduction to scientific research to promote careers in cancer research
Description: DuPage students who have completed their junior year will work in a cancer research laboratory for eight weeks under the supervisions of an established investigator at a prestigious academic institution. Selected participants will receive a $2000 stipend!!
Contact Information: Karen Woronicz
Phone: 630-932-1141

Where: Loyola University Chicago or Loyola’s Rome Center in Italy
When: 3 and 6-week sessions, July 2-20 and July 2 – August 10, 2007
Subjects: Students who have completed their sophomore or junior year spend their summer living in residence halls on campus, play sports, do volunteer service, attend festivals, and take classes in liberal arts and sciences.
Contact Information: Jeffrey Rosen
Phone: 312-915-6501

Where: Georgetown University
When: Sessions go from June 4-July 6 and July 9- August 10, 2007
Subjects: College Preparation, Business, Journalism, International Relations, and American Politics
Description: Students will spend a summer learning from influential policymakers and academic experts. Students will live on campus and have a chance to earn university credit and interact with other talented youth from around the world.
Contact Information: Veronica DiConti
Phone: 202-687-5935

Where: Washington and Lee University: Global Scholar 2007
When: July 1-14, 2007
Subjects: College preparation with challenging course work on international affairs and workshops on test taking, writing, and speaking skills.
Description: Students who have completed 10th and 11th grade will spend two weeks immersing themselves in college-level coursework on international relations. Students will hear from more than forty leaders at the forefront of international issues and will have the chance to videoconference with peers all over the world. Students will be challenged to think globally.
Contact Information: Autumn Barr and Courtney Matson
Phone: 203-773-1202