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Oregon Summer Programs 2019

Oregon Summer Programs 2019

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  • Jan 28, 2019
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Don't be bored this summer. Summer camps and programs across Oregon help you learn something new, build your leadership skills, explore careers and have fun. Many programs are no or low-cost and/or offer scholarships. But hurry! Many deadlines are coming up soon.

UPDATED MAY 15, 2019 • Check out national opportunities here, here and here.

* = scholarships available

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.

Fire Camp
Portland, Sherwood • Ages 16-20 • June 28-30, August 2-4 • Free
Three-day camps for young women to experience the unique aspects of being a firefighter.
Application Deadline: May 22, 2019 (Portland) and July 3, 2019 (Sherwood)

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.

High School Journalism Institute
Corvallis • Grades 9-12 • July 13-20, 2019 • Free
Student journalists will produce articles, photos and multimedia to be published online.
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019

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
Various locations • Grades 6-8 • Various dates • Free
Week-long camps highlighting the invention process.

In4All Internships
Portland-area • Ages 16+ • Various dates • May be paid
Internships for high school and college students at businesses in Oregon.

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

Konaway Nika Tillcum
Ashland • Grades 7-12 • July 13-20 • $75
A residential camp for motivated Native American students.
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019

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.

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Camp
Boardman • Grades 6-8 • July 22-26, 2019 • $50
Learn about manufacturing and local industries.

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.

OSU-Cascades Summer Academy
Bend • Entering grades 10-12 • August 20-23, 2019 • $499 - $649
Explore college and career interests on a college campus. Overnight and day options available.

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