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Southern Oregon University

A Residential Camp for
Talented and Highly Able Students              

2016 Academy Brochure Cover

Save the date:
June 19-25, 2016

Session 1:  Grades 5-6, plus Junior Counselor high school program
Session 2:
Grades 7-8 plus Junior Counselor high school program

ACADEMY is a week-long experience allowing talented and highly motivated students to explore a broad range of classes, lectures, cultural events, and recreational activities. The SOU summer ACADEMY program, which is entering its thirty-sixth year of operation, has long been recognized as an outstanding educational opportunity for students in the Pacific Northwest. Students selected for each residential session on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland interact with peers of similar abilities while being challenged by creative, imaginative instructors and activities.

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Academy Closing Ceremony - Saturday at 10:30 in Music Recital Hall

All staff will be in attendance; we also encourage parents and friends to attend. Students will reunite with their parents at the closing ceremony. At the conclusion of the ceremony, students and parents will return to Shasta Hall to take belongings to their cars.  If you will not have your own transportation, it is extremely important that parents be prompt in picking up their students at the end of the ACADEMY program. If you will be delayed for any reason, please let us know ahead of time.

Tuition and Fees

Students grades 5-8:  $750 and no application fee
Junior Counselors: $550 and no application fee  

Call (541) 552-6452 to be added to our ACADEMY mailing list. You are already on the list if you have attended ACADEMY.

The PDF application and recommendation forms can be filled out on your computer.

Follow these steps to complete the form:
1. Save a copy of the attached form(s) to your hard drive.
2. Enter all required fields of information.
3. Save the completed form on your hard drive.
4. Now you can print the form and submit it.

Note to Mac users: If you plan to type into the PDF forms, open them in Acrobat Reader, NOT in Mac Preview.

2016 forms now available:

2016 Application form (PDF fillable form)

2016 Recommendation form (PDF fillable form)

2016 Brochure (PDF)

For further information please contact:
Rachel Jones, Director
Pre-College/Youth Programs
(541) 552-6326

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