From Arabic, anthropology and art, to basketall, tennis, soccer, volleyball and lacrosse as well as fencing, gymnastics, rowing, and swimming—these are some of the varied opportunities for summer fun. In addition to these programs and camps, below are additional offerings that have recently been announced. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v51/n19/psc.html for the complete list.
More Athletic Camps and Academic Programs for Summer
Penn Girls Basketball Camp
2005 Penn Girls Basketball Camp—Elite (overnight) June 10-12 ($425); Day Camp (9 a.m.-3 p.m) July 18-22 ($200) for girls ages 8-17; Discounts: Early Bird Special (by April 1) $375 (Elite), $170 (Day); Family (2 or more children) $375 (Elite), $170 (Day); University Employee $375 (Elite), $170 (Day); Team (5 or more campers) $350 (Elite), $150 (Day); Multi-Session (both sessions) $340. Contact (215) 898-6257 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nike Track & Field Camp
Nike Track and Field Camp, July 10-14, is co-ed and recommended for ages 12-18. Cost is $615 for Resident Camp (overnight), and $515 for Extended Day Camp (9 a.m.-9 p.m.). Registration information is available at www.ussportscamps.com or by calling (800) 645-3226.
Leadership in the Business World
Leadership in the Business World (LBW) is a summer institute for a talented and select group of rising seniors in high school who want to learn about leadership in business. Sponsored by Penn’s Wharton School, LBW features classes, trips, and activities designed to give students opportunities to learn about leadership in 21st century business organizations. The upcoming four-week program will take place July 3-30. Application deadline is April 1. Visit http://undergrad.wharton.upenn.edu/precollege/lbw.cfm for further details.
Institute: Business & Technology
Summer Institute in Business and Technology (SIBT) is a four-week program (July 8-August 7) for undergraduates enrolled full-time in universities abroad, as well as international students studying full-time in the U.S. The program will offer two courses (each 3 semester hours of credit), site visits to companies, visits from corporate representatives, guest lectures, optional coaching on improving oral and written communication (in English) and co-curricular activities designed to enhance the overall experience of the visiting students. Participants will reside in a Penn residence hall. Applications are due by April 15. Visit www.seas.upenn.edu/sibt/ for more information.
Management & Technology Institute
The Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI) is a for-credit summer program for rising high school seniors who want to learn about the integration of technological concepts and management principles. Sponsored by The Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Wharton School, M&TSI features classes taught by faculty and entrepreneurs, lab experience, field trips to companies and R&D facilities, team projects, and other activities designed to give students the opportunity to learn about the principles and practice of technological innovation. This three-week program will take place July 10-30. For details, visit: www.mandt.wharton.upenn.edu/mtsi.htm.
The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program at Wharton introduces some of the nation’s brightest rising high school seniors to the world of business. Developed at Wharton in 1980, the four-week program, July 5-30, attracts 30 students from across the U.S. to campus. Participants attend lectures by Wharton faculty and corporate executives, engage in challenging team-based assignments, and visit corporations in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. The host companies engage LEADers in interactive case discussions, team presentations, business simulations, and technology updates. For information, see http://undergrad.wharton.upenn.edu/precollege/lead/lead.cfm.
Applied Science and Technology
The Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST) offers highly motivated and talented high school students the chance to earn college credit in one of four three-week programs: Computer Graphics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and Robotics. The programs in SAAST combine sophisticated theory with practical experience working in Penn’s laboratories. Coursework includes collaboration on group projects and visits to high tech research and corporate labs in the area. This Academy runs July 10–30; the application deadline is April 15. For information, see www.seas.upenn.edu/saast.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 24, March 15, 2005
March 15, 2005
Volume 51 Number 24