A "must" for soon-to-be or early high school students, this program will get you excited about your future! Join us as we explore life in a college setting and learn what you can do now to become a successful undergraduate student later! The perfect mix of fun and college research, you'll stay in a University of Georgia residence hall, eat in the dining commons, and explore the campus of UGA, as well as several other colleges and universities – from small private colleges to larger regional universities. You'll explore potential career paths and hear from professionals in various departments at each school. You'll learn what it takes to get accepted at each school, and discover all the amazing opportunities that would be available to you as a student there. And don't worry – there's plenty of fun to be had, too! We'll visit UGA's Legion Pool, Tate Student Center, the Creamery, as well as cool spots in downtown Athens, Five Points, and more. This is an amazing way to sample college life, and see what it takes to become a future college student!
|Course Date:||Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015|
|Course Date Info:||
Overnight Option Only
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Activities take place all over the UGA campus and Athens, including other local colleges. During the program, students will travel around by foot, bus and university vehicle. We will have social activities and fun field trips planned for the students during the week. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Overnight Camp - $790
None. This program is open to all students in this age range who are interested in exploring a variety of college options.
Students who need financial assistance are encouraged to request it as early as possible, and before registering for camp. Forms will be available for download in the right hand column of this page as soon as registration opens, and will be processed in the order they are received. Notification of financial assistance will be emailed out beginning in mid-May, and could be sent as late as three weeks before your camp begins if funds are still available. Awards range from 50-65% of the total cost of the camp, so students should be prepared to pay 35%-50% of the cost upon notification of financial assistance. Payment plans can be arranged, but all payments must be received no later than two weeks before camp begins. If you have any questions about the process, please call us at 706-542-3537 or email us at questions [at] georgiacenter [dot] uga [dot] edu.
Katrina Norris is a three-time graduate of the University of Georgia and a certified teacher. She has lived in Athens for the past seventeen years and although a big UGA fan loves higher education in all its many forms. She is excited to help explore different universities and guide students toward their future schools. Katrina currently works as a teacher for Jefferson City Schools. This is her fourth year as a Summer Academy Instructor.
A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you three weeks before camp begins.