Student Opportunities

  • Loveland Library Kids Program

    Loveland Library Teens

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  • Penn State University - big news!

    We're pleased to announce our newest partnership with Penn State University. Ranked among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, Penn State is the ideal location for a pre-college summer program, combining academic rigor with a vibrant campus life. 

    Program Highlights:


    More information and application details coming to our website soon.

    Sound interesting? Call us at 516-621-3939 or email us at today.

    Renzulli Discovery Programs for gifted middle school students

    Renzulli Discovery Programs empower participants from across the globe to become the world’s next generation of problem solvers and leaders. The program is designed to stimulate maximum levels of creativity, teamwork and entrepreneurship. Unlike traditional gifted and talented or academic programs, Renzulli Discovery Programs develops advanced cognitive skills and a creative and investigative mindset. 

    Program highlights:

    "Our goal is to help each child find his or her diverse gift within the entire range of human potentialities, whether that gift be academic, artistic, practical, or dedicated to improving human relations..."
    -Dr. Joseph Renzulli, leader and pioneer in the gifted and talented education field

    Sound interesting? Call us at 516-621-3939 or email us at today.

    Want to learn about other middle school programs? See our Jr. Discovery programs at UCLA & Georgetown

    Less than 48 hours left to save up to $600

    Reminder: Our summer 2017 application is now live.

    We are excited to offer you a $300 Fall Enrollment Savings.

    Alumni? We want you back! As a thank you to your family, we are excited to offer you and your siblings an additional Alumni Savings.

    $300 Fall Enrollment Savings + $300 Alumni Savings =

    Apply  and enroll by November 17, 2016 for savings.

    *Savings do not apply to Johns Hopkins, the Research Mentorship Program or SERA at UC Santa Barbara, or Penn, with the exception of Penn Law.

    Got questions? Contact us.


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    Summer at Duke - 2017 Available Now!

    Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program.  Last Summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world!  

    Visit our website to review the 2017 programs dates and details:

    If you are currently in Grades 10 or  11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College.
    If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy


    Nicki Charles, Ed.D.
    Duke University
    Director of Summer College and Summer Academy for High School Students


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  • Experience America - Summer Opportunities

    A core focus of our programs is to give our students a candid look into these industries before they take the next steps in their education.

    We developed our Summer Programs with the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, as well as The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles.
    • Entrepreneurship (UW): Helps students learn how to start a successful business with University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and visits with local businesses (Amazon, Boeing, Starbucks).
    • Game Experience (UW): Introduces students to game development, teaching them elements of design, animation, and private tours of the world's leading game studios in Seattle.
    • Fashion (FIDM): This program is for students who want to dive into LA's fashion and design industry, learning how to take designs from concept to consumer.
    • Experience Japan (Nagoya & Tokyo): This immersion trip is for students who have a passion for Japanese language and culture. It gives students the opportunity to explore Japan as a tourist, student, and professional.

    Brianna Ahron
    Experience America | Marketing Associate
    T: 206.267.8976 |
    4556 University Way NE Ste. 200, Seattle, WA 98105 


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    Journalism Workshop

    The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University's College of Communication, is again offering a unique Investigative Journalism Workshop this summer. This program, now in its eighth year, would be a perfect fit for your students who are interested in journalism or writing. Nearly 135 students from 26 states and 15 countries attended last summer's workshop, and we are expecting sessions to fill up quickly for 2016.

    Our three two-week workshops will begin on June 27. During each session, students participate in seminars and work alongside BU faculty and award-winning local and national journalists on investigative stories that could be published on the center's website or in regional and national publications. Students will live on the BU campus and gain hands-on experience in investigative reporting while developing critical thinking and writing skills.

    For more information about our program, visit our website and read students' reflections on their experiences at the workshop last summer. I encourage you to share this information with your students and their families.

    We recommend that students who require financial aid apply early, as aid is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:

    • Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
    • Government Leadership Camp - This program is designed for students who have a passion for understanding American government to engage in small discussions, attend college-level lectures, and participate in debates, simulations, and field trips.
    • Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
    • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp -Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.

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  • Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop

    Students are invited to a  two-week intensive journalism camp where high school students from around the the world engage in hands-on investigative reporting seminars taught by industry professionals. Students work individually and collaboratively while participating in an active student community and living on campus at either Boston University or Boston College.
    Our alumni go on to study journalism and related fields at some of the country's best colleges, and often discover a passion for investigative reporting that informs their career. 

    Here's the program website
    Here's a blog our students and staff kept last summer

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  • Yearlong Transportation Pass- $25
    Thompson Students may purchase an Annual Bus Pass for $25
    Bus passes can be purchased @ 410 E 5th Street, Loveland, CO 80537 from the hours of 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, then 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Monday-Friday.  COLT accepts cash, checks, and credit cards.

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    HELP WANTED- Positions for Lifeguards, Swim Aides, and Water Safety Instuctors.
    Chilson Indoor Pool
    For more info and to apply:

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  • Interact

    Big Thompson Interact Club

    Big Thompson Interact Club is the Rotary International’s non-profit service club for young people in the Loveland area.  We have a ton of fun doing good deeds for others while earning community service hours that will help the students when it comes time to apply for scholarships and college! 

    Big Thompson Interact is a self-governing group sponsored by the three Rotary clubs in Loveland which provide support and guidance.   Any youth (ages 12-18) are welcome to participate.   There are no dues and no mandatory attendance regulations.  We simply ask that members be willing to participate in as many service projects as they are able to.  We recognize that many youth are extremely busy, so we try to minimize extra meetings. We welcome any new ideas to create opportunities that allow us to assist others in need.

    Big Thompson Interact averages one major project each month!  Through these efforts, Interact members have developed a network of friendships and have learned the importance of:


    • Developing leadership skills and personal integrity
    • Demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others
    • Understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work
    • Advancing international understanding and goodwill


    If you, or anyone you know would benefit from earning community service hours, and would like to meet new friends, please join us.  You can find us at Big Thompson Interact on Facebook (  Feel free to call me at any time if you have questions.

    Kind regards,

    Teresa Beemer, Adult Sponsor - Big Thompson Interact Club



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