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Oregon Summer Programs 2021

Oregon Summer Programs 2021

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  • Apr 22, 2021
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Looking for something to do this summer? Many colleges and organizations in Oregon are offering virtual or in-person programs. Learn something new, build your leadership skills, explore careers and of course, have fun!

Programs are subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19.

($) = scholarships available

Clackamas Community College

CTE Summer Camps
Virtual • Grades 9-12 • June 21-25 or June 28-July 2, 2021 • Free
Students who live and go to school in Clackamas county can leran about dental professions.

Lane Community College

Rites of Passage Summer Academies
Eugene/virtual • Grades 7-12 • May-August • Cost varies ($)
Middle and high school students from four racial/ethnic groups focus on their cultural history, literature, folklore, and traditions.

Linn-Benton Community College

Linn-Benton Community College Summer Programs
Albany • Grades 8-12 • July • Cost varies
Week-long camps connecting creativity and technology. High school students can also register to take LBCC courses.

Oregon State University

Hatfield Marine Science Center Day Camps
Newport • Ages 8-18 • July-August • $185
Interact with researchers and learn about the marine environment through hands-on programs and field trips.

iINVENT Summer Camps
Various locations • Grades 6-8 • June-August • Free
Week-long camp focused on the design and invention process.

SAC Academy
Virtual • Ages 14-19 • Dates vary • Cost varies ($)
Camps focused on art, music, and theater.

STEM Academy
Virtual/Corvallis • Grades 3-12 • June-August • Cost varies ($)
Week-long programs in science, technology, engineering and math subjects like LEGO Robotics, game design, and creative computing.

Summer Veterinary Experience
Virtual • Grades 10-11 • July 30, 2021 • Free
A learning experience for academically talented, low-income and minority students interested in veterinary medicine.
 

Oregon State University - Cascades

Summer Academy
Bend • Grades 10-12 • August 9-13, 23-27, 2021 • $599 ($)
Program for high school students to study arts and media or business.
 

Portland State University

Invention Boot Camp
Virtual/Portland • Grades 9-12 • June 21 – July 23, 2021 • Free
A 4-week opportunity to design and fabricate an invention.

Summer Transportation Institute
Portland • Grades 9-12 • July 19-23, August 9-13, 2021 • Free
An immersive introduction to transportation systems and engineering.
 

Southern Oregon University

ACADEMY (TAG)
Hybrid/Ashland • Grades 5-9 • June 27 – July 2, 2021 • $925 ($)
A broad range of classes, workshops, and recreational activities for talented and highly able students.

SEA Camp of Oregon
Coos Bay • Grades 4-8 • TBD • $625 ($)
Explore the wonders of the marine and estuarine environments by hiking, observing marine mammals, tide pooling, and taking classes in marine biology.

Konaway Nika Tillcum
Ashland • Grades 7-12 • July 2021 • $75
A camp for motivated Native American students.
 

University of Oregon

Music Camps
Eugene • Grades 8-12 • TBD • $395-$595 ($)
Marching band and jazz improvisation camps.

SPICE Science Camp
Eugene • Grades 6-9 • July 12-23, August 2-13, 2021 • $400 ($)
Two-week day camp for girls focusing on hands-on exploration of science.

The Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL)
Hybrid/Eugene • Grades 9-12 • July 25-30, August 2-6, 2021 • Free
Academic and interactive summer programs on the University of Oregon campus for local, underrepresented students.
 

Other programs & organizations

Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering
Various locations • Grades 9-11 • June-August • $35 application fee ($)
Summer internships with professional engineers and scientists. Includes a $1,000 stipend.

Aviation Camp
Bend • Ages 16+ • June 28-July 1, July 26-29 • $995
Explore flight careers with a four-day immersive aviation experience.

Brand Camp
Portland • Ages 16+ • June 21-25, July 12-16, 2021 • $450 ($)
For high school and college students interested in business, branding and entrepreneurship.

Fire Camp
Portland, Sherwood • Ages 16-20 • July 30-August 1, August 28-29, 2021 • Free
Camps for young women to experience the unique aspects of being a firefighter.

MedQuest
Virtual • Grades 9-12 • June 14-17, 2021 • $50 ($)
An exploration of health care careers.

Northwest Youth Corps
Various locations • Ages 15-19+ • June-August • Cost varies ($), may include stipend
Offers outdoor camps and job-training programs at locations around the state.

OMSI Camps & Classes
Portland • Grades K-8 • Various dates • Cost varies ($)
Science, design, adventure and more at locations around the state.

Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute Summer Internship
Portland • Grade 11 • Various dates • Pays at least $14/hour
Explore career options in the construction trades by working for a General Contractor on a commercial building project for 8 weeks.

Young Women's Fire Camp
Eugene • Ages 16-19 • July 19-23, 2021 • Free
Designed to build confidence and leadership skills through hands-on firefighter training and team exercises.

Youth Construction Camp
Baker City • Ages 11-14 • June 16-18, 21-22, 2021 • Free
Get an introduction to construction, welding, and concrete.