• Dow U.S. Apprenticeship Program

    • Includes on-the-job training, partnered with a robust classroom curriculum to become a certified technician
    • website: careersatdow.com
    • See Mrs. Hoy in the NLC for more information


    National Student Leadership Conferences Summer Conferences

    • Career-focused leadership conferences
    • Workshops in goal setting, conflict resolution, public speaking, team building
    • Need based scholarships available
    • website: www.nslcleaders.org


    Texas A&M University Camp ARCH

    • Opportunity to experience the professions of Architecture, Construction, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, and Visual Design
    • One-week program
    • July 8th-14th, 2018
    • Limited to 75 students total
    • website: Camp ARCH


    Duke University Youth Programs


    Camp College sponsored by TACAC

    A college preparation program targeted to prepare a diverse group of students from across the state of Texas for college. Approximately 120 rising high school seniors are invited to attend a three-day, overnight, all-expenses paid program. During the program, students will:

    • receive assistance identifying schools which match their interests and needs
    • write an application essay and create a resume; navigate the financial aid process
    • attend a college fair
    • stay in college dorms, eat in a dining hall, and experience campus life
    • connect with college counseling professionals who will provide valuable tips and insight into the application process

    Volunteers from colleges, universities, community based organizations, and high schools across the state serve as mentors to Camp College students.

    Event Details:

    Camp College 2018 will be held June 11-13, 2018, at Lamar University in Beaumont. Applications due 

    Camp College Application

    Applications due April 20, 2018



    Online applications and additional student recommendation forms are due April 15, 2017.

    Please note: Only students who are accepted to the program, complete the online RSVP, and return the student packet may attend Camp College.