Cool summer opportunities for high school students
Release Date: 01-15-2008
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont (GIV) offers approximately 400 Vermont high school students seven different summer enrichment programs that provide opportunities to explore a wide variety of topics and exciting fields, such as:
- Dance, choreography, music, performance, composition, painting, drawing, graphics, sculpture, writing and theater
- Chinese and Japanese language, culture, customs and issues
- Livable wages, child labor, HIV/AIDS, terrorism, Iraq, immigration, poverty, school quality, human trafficking, landmines, separation of church and state, gender issues and civil liberties
- Engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical and aeronautical), sustainability, wind energy and robotics
- Web strategy and design, Photoshop, electronic game design, digital video, html and object-oriented programming
- Mathematics, probability and statistics, fair division and fair apportionment, and problem solving in geometry and enumeration
- Soils, geology, botany, landscape analysis, hydrology and water chemistry
For more information on each program, go to CEMS Outreach.
Motivated Vermont high school students must enroll through their high schools to participate in these unique educational summer Institutes: Arts, Asian Cultures, Current Issues and Youth Activism, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematical Sciences, and Science & Technology.
GIV Institutes enrich the lives of students through intensive educational experiences. Held on Vermont college campuses, the Institutes emphasize experiential hands-on learning and subsequent community involvement. Students can find application packages with their school guidance counselors, or they can visit the GIV web site to download information.