Colorado Springs School District 11 encourages students to engage and participate in leadership, hands-on career pathway programs, and other career exploration activities during the summer.
***This page will be updated periodically throughout the year with opportunities. Please take a look at each of these opportunities and see if an opportunity is right for you. Some programs cost money or are located outside of Colorado Springs. Other programs can be found in the Colorado Springs area. For more information, see your DREAM COACH, A.K.A. school counselor and visit the websites.
Summer Programs for High School & Middle School Students
A list of summer camp opportunities in Colorado for those students with an interest in the world of engineering, science, and manufacturing.
Leadership program for future juniors and future high school seniors in the summer. Visit the site and contact Kasi Carter at 719-238-9637.
A sophomore girls only Leadership Council available each year to 20 students.
A summer teen science scholarship opportunity to learn under museum scientists. For more information, visit the link.
A leadership youth legislative conference/experience for Hispanic/Latino students hosted each summer at Colorado State University.
The Educating Children of Color conference is held in Colorado Springs. It is a yearly conference for students, educators, and parents to dismantle the prison and poverty pipeline for students of color. This yearly conference is meant to bring advocacy, support, and change in education.
Memorial Hospital runs a career exploration program for high school students known as the Memorial Junior Medical School (MJMS). This two-day program is offered a handful of times throughout the summer. Information and application materials for the program will likely be available in February 2017. Please click on the attached article and on the UC Health Logo to learn more information concerning summer program and 2017 updates.