Summer Youth Programs
Summer Residential Camps
Because of the popularity of our residential programs, we encourage students to complete and submit their applications early. Please call 541-552-6452 to receive a brochure and application.
Please note: There is no online registration for residential camps.
A Residential Camp for Talented and Highly Able Students
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Session I; June 23-29, 2013: Students completing 5 & 6 plus Junior Counselors (grades 10–12)
Session II; June 23-29, 2013: Students completing grades 5–8 plus Junior Counselors (grades 10–12)
ACADEMY 2013 offers a broad range of classes, workshops, cultural experiences, and recreational activities for talented and highly able students who have completed grades 5 through 8. Students selected for each weeklong residential session live on the Southern Oregon University campus, where they interact with students of similar abilities while being challenged by creative, imaginative instructors and activities. Fees: Student: $695 / Junior Counselor: $495
A Residential Camp for Latino Students
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August 11-17, 2013: Students completing grades 7–9, Leadership Program for students completing 10 & 11 grades, plus Junior Counselors (for students completing grades 11–12)
Academia Latina 2013 is a weeklong camp designed to inspire Latino students to explore the learning and career opportunities that university education affords. This program offers classes, workshops, cultural experiences, and recreational activities. Students will interact with other Latino students from southern Oregon while being challenged by creative, bilingual instructors and exciting activities. Fee: Students - $695; Junior Counselor - $495
August 18-21, 2013 for ages 9-13: 1:00 pm Sunday - 6:00 pm Thursday
Sea Camp of Oregon offers youth a unique hands-on learning experience to the beautiful and intriguing coast of Charleston, Oregon, with its diverse ecosystems. Participants will explore tide pools, go crabbing, observe marine wildlife, go hiking and are involved in many other hands-on activities and field trips.
July 28-August 1, 2013 for girls only completing 8th or 9th grade
A residential camp for the wild and curious. Explore Deer Creek Field Station, Crater Lake National Park, the Oregon Caves and the ocean beaches.
CAMP MD (MEDICAL DETECTIVES) A health and science Careers Experience
August 4-8, 2013 for high school students in grades 9-12
This exciting camp is designed for students who explore a variety of heath care professions through hands-on activities and by spending time with health science professionals. Participants will have fun, meet new people who share the same interest, stay in a college dorm and experience the academic setting of SOU.
July 13-20, 2013 for Native American Students in grades 7-12
Students spend time with tribal elders and native American teachers during classes, lectures and presentations as they spend 8 days and experience the academic setting of SOU.