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Friday, April 12, 2013

Learn More About "Project Identity" at Morehouse College: A Summer Program for Middle and High School Male Students

JOIN PROJECT IDENTITY FOR A FUN AND EXCITING SUMMER

2013 SUMMER INSTITUTE – MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • On the campus of Morehouse College
  • 3-Week Day Program for rising 6th through rising 8th grade middle school male students
  • Starts June 3, 2013andendsJune 21, 2013
  • 9:00am - 4:30pm Daily (extended care offered)
  • Registration Fee due with application: $25
  • Tuition: $1,100 (Tuition covers lunch, class materials and field trip fees)
  • Registration Deadline May 29, 2013
Project Identity’s Summer Institute – Middle School offers an exciting opportunity for middle school male students to enjoy accelerated learning, sports and activities on the historic campus of Morehouse College. During the 3-week day program, Summer Institute – Middle School offers expert instruction in the arts, sciences, mathematics and additional topics specially selected for the interests of middle school male students. By bringing together students with similar abilities and diverse backgrounds, the program creates an environment of growth but also challenging, but most of all, fun. 

All students who successfully complete their course will receive a certificate of completion.

ACADEMIC COURSES OFFERED
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Personal Development
  • Mad for Math
  • Science Exploration
  • Nutrition/Health
  • Chess
  • Field Trips and much more

Supervision

Program participants are supervised throughout the program by a team of carefully selected and trained Project Identity Summer Mentors who are current Morehouse College Students. Mentors chaperone students in class, and to and from classes, meals and will receive the personal attention they need.  Project Identity staff members are also on-site each day for the entire program.

A TYPICAL DAY AT THE SUMMER INSTITUTE – MIDDLE SCHOOL

Monday – Friday
Commuter Student Drop off - 8:45am
Classes in Session - 9:00am - 12:00 noon
Classes meet every morning for 3 hours. Summer mentors escort students to and from class.
Lunch – 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Lunch is served in Chivers dining halls. Students are supervised by Summer Mentors.
Afternoons - 1:10pm – 4:15pm
Afternoon classes and/or sports activities are in session.
Student Pick up - 4:30pm

Parents should plan to drop off their student on campus at 8:45am and pick them up at 4:30pm. The drop off and pick up location will be disclosed when participants are accepted. Students on campus after 4:30pm will be assessed a Extended Day fee. 


Field Trip
There is a field trip scheduled for the last Friday of the program. PI staff and Summer Mentors chaperone field trip.

2013 SUMMER INSTITUTE – HIGH SCHOOL

  • On the campus of Morehouse College
  • 3-Week Residential Program for rising 9TH  through rising 12TH  school male students
  • Starts July 8, 2013and ends July 26, 2013
  • Registration Fee due with application: $25
  • Tuition: $2,200
    • Tuition covers room and board
    • Official class materials
    • 24 hour supervision and field trip fees
  • Application Deadline: June 29, 2013

PROJECT IDENTITY Summer Institute gives rising 9th  through rising  12th grade minority male high school students an exciting glimpse into academic college life.
Open to in-state and out-of-state students, this 3-week residential program replicates the college experience with an intense curriculum and enrichment activities to assist in developing their academic, social and leadership skills. Located on the campus of one of the nations largest, private liberal arts college for men, Morehouse College, Project Identity Summer Institute – High School believes that students succeed when given the tools they need in order to pursue higher education.
PROJECT IDENTITY Summer participants experience being independent by living on campus and learning in a structured and supervised environment.

Summer Institute – High School students live together in a residential housing and participate in an intense curriculum. Participants are taught by faculty and are also involved in enrichment activities including preceptorials on various subjects relating to college life and everyday life experiences, community service activities, and field trips.
Program Requirements:
  • Must be a male rising 9th through rising 12th grade student in high school
  • Applicants must have sound academic ability
  • Preferably have taken the PSAT/SAT, or ACT
  • Two letters of recommendations from school counselors or school personnel
  • Official school transcript
Applications and materials must be received by the deadline listed. Applications will not be considered for admittance unless returned completed with all required materials by deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered for acceptance. 

Mail application and all required materials to:
Morehouse College
c/o Project Identity
830 Westview Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA  30314



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