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State Wide Summer Opportunities

Ohio Supercomputer Center Summer Institute
Description:

OSC's Summer Institute is a two-week residential program that gives gifted high school students project-based, hands-on learning during the summer after their freshman, sophomore or junior year. Working in small peer teams, the students use supercomputers for practical applications such as solving complex science and engineering problems, conducting network forensics to catch hackers, studying the spread of the bird flu and designing computer games.

Program Dates:
6/14/2020 8:00:00 AM to 6/26/2020 5:00:00 PM

Deadline:
4/17/2020 5:00:00 PM

Contact:
Director of Strategic Programs Alan Chalker
Ohio Supercomputer Center, OH-TECH
(614) 292-9248
alanc@osu.edu

Program Website:
https://www.osc.edu/education/si

Location:

Ohio Supercomputer Center, Ohio Technology Consortium

1224 Kinnear Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212


Grade Levels Served:
9th - 11th

Appoximate Cost to Participate:
$526, including housing, meals and tuition

Last updated:
2/26/2020


Ohio Supercomputer Center Young Women's Summer Institute
Description:

YWSI is a week-long program sponsored by Ohio Supercomputer Center for middle-school girls in Ohio. It is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on experiences. YWSI helps girls develop an interest in these subjects by allowing them to work on a practical, interesting scientific problem using the latest computer technology.

Program Dates:
7/12/2020 8:00:00 AM to 7/18/2020 5:00:00 PM

Deadline:
4/17/2020 5:00:00 PM

Contact:
Director of Strategic Programs Alan Chalker
Ohio Supercomputer Center, OH-TECH
(614) 292-9248
alanc@osu.edu

Program Website:
https://www.osc.edu/education/ywsi

Location:

Ohio Supercomputer Center, Ohio Technology Consortium

1224 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212


Grade Levels Served:
6th - 7th

Appoximate Cost to Participate:
$264, including housing, meals and tuition

Last updated:
2/26/2020


WordWise Online Language Art Courses
Description:

WordWise Instruction


Now enrolling students, ages 9-18, for summer session, June 15-July 24. Courses are all taught online and at students’ convenience, with weekly, optional, one-hour, discussions.

 

Offerings focusing on composition include:

Song of the Sonnet

Personal Essay Writing (*excellent preparation for college applications*)

Weird Tales (Classic Gothic, Horror, and Esoterica)

 

Courses focusing on literature include:

Sherlock Holmes: Tales and Shows, Trivia and Fun

Red, White, and Blues: A Cultural Study of an American Music

The Long Effect of Short Stories

 

Group Courses Cost: $225

 

Amanda Yskamp has taught gifted students through such programs as Johns Hopkins' Center for Talented Youth and Northwestern's Gifted Learning Links. She now offers both private, individualized instruction and group courses for both children and adults. These classes are designed to help students of all levels and interests become better readers and writers. She is also available to help coach students through the college application process.

Program Dates:
6/15/2020 to 7/24/2020 11:30:00 PM

Deadline:
7/24/2020 11:30:00 PM

Contact:
Ms. Amanda Yskamp
WordWise Instruction
7078652223
skymap707@comcast.net

Program Website:
http://wordwise-instruction.weebly.com/

Location:

Grade Levels Served:
3-12

Appoximate Cost to Participate:
$225

Last updated:
5/12/2020