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Summer Activity Descriptions

Apogee Adventures/Rustic Pathways: Travel the world with other high school students. Not only will you have the opportunity to volunteer, but you can experience another culture.

http://www.rusticpathways.com/

http://www.apogeeadventures.com/

 

County Library: Spend a few hours this summer reading at the St. Louis County Library. Shelve books, work the teen section’s table and rack up some volunteer hours!

http://www.slcl.org/about/volunteering

 

Herff Jones Yearbook Camp: Get a jump start on producing the yearbook for next year. Contact Jillian Proehl for more information.

 

Interlochen: Immerse yourself in the fine arts this summer at Interlochen summer camp. This camp provides opportunities for musicians, actors and singers alike. Visit their website for more information.

http://camp.interlochen.org/

 

Media Now: Attend this four day summer journalism camp to sharpen your writing skills.

http://medianowstl.com/

 

Missouri Baptist: If you’re interested in going into the medical field, volunteering at the hospital would be a great opportunity for you to experience the profession. Volunteers must log a total of 50 hours of service over the summer.

http://www.missouribaptist.org/DonateVolunteer/VolunteerOpportunities/StudentVolunteerProgram.aspx

 

Shaw Institute for Field Training: This program is great for environmentalists. You enhance your basic scientific skills while also exploring Shaw Nature Reserve. After a week of training you can sign up for projects and get paid for it.

http://schoolpartnership.wustl.edu/programs-services/sift-terf/

 

Students and Teachers as Research Scientists: This program gives you to chance work in a lab at St. Louis University, Washington University or University Missouri St. Louis. You work along with real researchers on projects in fields ranging from all the sciences.  This six-week summer program requires an application, so check out the link for more details.

http://www.umsl.edu/~sep/STARS/index.html

 

Temple Israel: If you enjoy working with kids, apply to be a camp counselor. The camp is eight weeks but you can choose which weeks and times you would like to work. Contact Leslie Wolf [email protected] for more information.

 

Variety Camp for Kids: Each week you will work with kids with physical and mental disabilities. Students must be especially responsible and caring. Click on the link for more information about the organization.

http://www.varietystl.org/

Washington University/ St. Louis University Summer Institutes: Get a taste of college life by taking classes at the universities. You can earn college credits and also explore the campuses.

http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/

http://www.slu.edu/summer

 

 

Zoo: Volunteer at the zoo throughout the year and help out with camp Kangazoo. This requires a lengthy application so get started soon!

http://www.slcl.org/about/volunteering

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Summer Activity Descriptions