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The University of Maryland - College Park

UMD/UMaryland-College Park Summer Programs

Young Scholars Program University of Maryland
July 10-July 29, 2005, University of Maryland, College Park.  An opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to explore academic and career interests while earning three University of Maryland credit.  Students choose from fifteen courses that include architecture, astronomy, biology, classics, computer technology, entrepreneurship, engineering, Shakespeare, health, journalism, government and politics, kinesiology, mathematics, food science, and sociology.  The Young Scholars Program allows rising high school juniors and seniors to test their academic interests, gain exposure to campus life and jump-start their college experience.  Students choose from academic courses that are designed to be an introduction to a particular field of study.  Moreover, students explore career options through field trips and guest speakers.  Upon successful completion of the three-week program, students earn three academic credits.  The type of participant that would most likely benefit from this experience is one who possesses a deep commitment to learning, thrives in a competitive environment and has an open mind that includes a spirit of adventure. 
Program Cost: Residential Program: Approximately $2,700; Commuter Program: Approximately $1,700

Phone: 301-405-8588

Deadline: 05/20/05

The Arts! at Maryland
July 10–July 29, 2005, University of Maryland, College Park.  An arts-immersed program for high school juniors and seniors featuring performing arts, visual arts and creative writing.  Students earn three University of Maryland credit while honing their craft in a collaborative, intense experience. 

The Arts!  targets highly motivated students who are passionate about the arts and thrive in an energetic environment.  The program is a collaborative, interdisciplinary experience that offers college credit as well as ample opportunities to exchange ideas with your peers, faculty, and professional artists.  The Arts!  at Maryland offers ten, three-credit courses in musical theatre, theatre design, jazz, music technology and composition, dance, fiction writing, poetry, screen and stage writing, drawing and graphic arts.  This program also includes a culminating, collaborative performance and exhibition where students showcase their work.  Students participating in The Arts!  at Maryland also enjoy a student cabaret coffee house that includes poetry, music, displays of artwork and scene excerpts. 
Program Cost: Residential Program: Approximately $2,700; Commuter Program: Approximately $1,700

Phone: 301-405-8588


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