Academic Camps

Appalachian State University

  • Martha Guy Summer Institute- The Martha Guy Summer Institute, based in the Walker College of Business, helps high school juniors develop a better understanding of business principles and opportunities. Approximately 25 students from across the state are selected each year to participate in the institute. They attend classes and seminars on campus and meet various business leaders. Students also travel to New York City and Washington, DC.
  • Appalachian Anatomy and Physiology Camp – focus on the skeleton and human anatomy, for students with strong interest in the sciences.  Campers will focus on the skeleton and human anatomy in this camp for students, 9th through 12th grade, with strong interest in the sciences. Appalachian State University’s Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science is pleased to offer an intense and rewarding summer residential camp experience in Anatomy and Physiology! Set in the mountains of western North Carolina, on the beautiful campus of Appalachian State University, this one-week camp will provide high school students with hands-on experience studying the major organ systems of the body, as well as discussion about diseases and injuries that affect these systems.
  • Math Camp – for kids that love math, hate math, fear math, want a strong start in math next year.  Math Camp is a social happening for all rising 6th- 12th graders! Similar to a sports camp, we have teams and each team has an ASU student as a coach. We have hands-on activities, graphing calculators, computers, competitions, group interaction, prizes, snacks, fire-side chats (without the fire) and magic tricks that introduce algebra word problems. Also, real world problems will answer the question, “What is math good for?”
  • Forensic Anthropology – provides high school students 15-18 years of age with hands-on experience in forensic analysis of the human skeleton.  Appalachian State University is pleased to offer a summer residential camp experience in Forensic Anthropology!  Set in the mountains of western North Carolina, on the beautiful campus of Appalachian State University, this one-week camp will provide high school students 15-18 years of age with hands-on experience in forensic analysis of the human skeleton. Three one-week sessions will be offered.

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Check out our High School Summer Program offerings for 2013! Spend a week on campus, and experience what it is like to live, learn, and enjoy life at beautiful Lees-McRae College.

Visit lmc.edu/summerprograms for updating Camp information

Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Camp

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The Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Camp is designed for rising 9th-12th grade students who have an interest in learning and exploring outdoor recreation and related environments.  Participants will have the opportunity to study in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina, a natural setting for outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, camping, white water rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, swimming and zip-lining.  The curriculum combines classroom instruction with leadership education, skills application and field experiences.

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Field Studies Camp

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The Wildlife Rehabilitation and Field Studies Camp is designed for rising 9th-12th grade students who have an interest in nature, animals and wildlife.  Participants will experience the academic side of wildlife biology and wildlife rehabilitation programs and work with patients at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute (BRWI).  The camp is designed for motivated students and will feature lectures, labs, clinical and field experiences.  Each day features hands-on learning at the BRWI.  Participants will work with mammals, songbirds, raptors, and reptiles and will learn about the native habitat of western North Carolina.

Advanced Wildlife Studies Camp

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The Advanced Wildlife Camp is designed for rising 9th-12th grade students who desire to pursue a college education in a wildlife field.  Successful participants will have either attended a previous wildlife camp at Lees-McRae College before or have received a strong recommendation from his/her science teacher as being an advanced wildlife or science student with promise for success in the field.  Participants will work in a clinical setting at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute, engage in advanced wildlife studies, conduct education programs, and tour parts of western North Carolina to study wildlife.

Contact Information


Phone: 800-280-4562
lmc.edu/summerprograms or contact admissions@lmc.edu

 

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