ECSU Summer Programs
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summer programs at ecsu

ECSU’s summer programs offer a wide variety of subjects so there’s bound to be something just right for you.  Summer is a great time to make new friends, learn something new and engaging, and grow academically.  Our programs help prepare students for success in all areas of life.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Programs for Elementary School Students

 

Invited Participants: 5th grade students

Program Dates and Times:
6/27/22-7/1/22
Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Program Description:

Five-day summer program for rising 5th grade students, with a focus upon academics and social-emotional learning

Application information forthcoming

For more information contact:

Dr. Kim Bazemore
Kafitchett-bazemore@ecsu.edu 

Dr. Aresta Johnson
arejohnson@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: Rising 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders

Program Dates: C3: June 27 – July 1
C4:
July 11 – July 15

Program Description:

Science RISING! Elementary is a partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill Morehead Planetarium and Since Center that will explore the wonderful world of science through interactive experiments with elementary students. Hands-on activities will allow students to investigate a variety of topics including chemistry and biology!

Apply online at https://cutt.ly/SRElem by April 15, 2022

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook
(252) 335-3409 

 

Invited Participants: Rising 5th and 6th graders

Program Dates:
6/20/22-7/15/22
Monday - Friday | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
 

Program Description:

IMMERSE Program is designed to provide awareness and learning experiences focused on STEM skill development with an emphasis in Emergency Management. IMMERSE (Innovating, Mentoring, and Managing Emergency Responses through STEM Enrichment) will provide local elementary students with STEM skills, Emergency Management, Introduction to Careers in STEM/EM, and Project Design class. 

Apply online at https://cutt.ly/IMMERSE22 

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook
(252) 335-3409 

Programs for Middle School Students

 

Invited Participants: Rising 5th and 6th graders

Program Dates:
6/20/22-7/15/22
Monday - Friday | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
 

Program Description:

IMMERSE Program is designed to provide awareness and learning experiences focused on STEM skill development with an emphasis in Emergency Management. IMMERSE (Innovating, Mentoring, and Managing Emergency Responses through STEM Enrichment) will provide local elementary students with STEM skills, Emergency Management, Introduction to Careers in STEM/EM, and Project Design class. 

Apply online at https://cutt.ly/IMMERSE22 

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook
(252) 335-3409 

 

Invited Participants: Middle/High School participants in Bertie, Beaufort, Washington, and Tyrrell Co. Schools; Must be a current Talent Search participant

Program Dates:
6/19/22-7/1/22
 

Program Description:

Talent Search seeks to serve four local school districts (Beaufort, Bertie, Tyrrell, and Washington) to uplift and motivate participants to excel academically by offering academic experiences and resources. The program provides academic resources to participants and families who are low-income and potential first-generation college students by developing the skills and motivation necessary to promote success in a postsecondary educational program. 

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook
(252) 335-3409 

Invited Participants: 20 Rising 7th and 8th graders

Program Dates:
7/5/22-7/29/22
Monday - Friday | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Program Description:

The National Summer Transportation Institute is geared to introducing STEM careers in transportation. Our program will impact middle school students by providing career awareness and learning experiences that focus on transportation and related courses of study. Students will enroll in five classes; Enhancement, STEM, Entrepreneurship, Career Exploration, and Project Designing. During this four-week period, students will be exposed to rigorous hands- on, inquiry-based activities and lab experiences in STEM. The summer session will include field trips and other activities that incorporate self-discovery, cooperative learning, goal setting, career exploration, as well as academic/career advising.

Apply online at https://cutt.ly/NSTIMS22


For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook (252) 335-3409

Invited Participants: 24 Rising 5th, 6th, and 7th 

Program Dates:
7/18/22-7/22/22
Monday - Friday | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

Program Description:

I-ENGINEER is a partnership program with NC State University and The Engineering Place to provide an engineering camp to focus on hands-on challenges and problem solving. The camp will introduce various kinds of engineering careers thought a variety of daily projects.

Apply online at https://cutt.ly/IENG22

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook (252) 335-3409

Invited Participants: Rising 5th - 9th graders

Program Dates:
July 11th - 15th 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Program Description:

iEmpower is a community based non-profit organization with a mission to empower and enrich the community through education, civic engagement, leadership and service.  The 4th Annual Youth Leadership Conference will accomplish this by engaging participants in discussions and activities related understanding and leveraging technology in responsible ways and as a means of achieving success

Register today at IEmpowerNC.com 

For more information, contact Ashley Mitchell, 252-562-4337 

 

Programs for High School Students

 

Invited Participants: Rising 9th – 12th Graders

Program Dates: 6/19/22 - 6/24/22

Program Description:

The NASA/BWF ECSU Aerospace/Aviation Career & Drone Exploration Academy (Residential) program at ECSU is an exciting hands-on, week-long aviation program for high school students. The program capitalizes on the increasing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as Drones, to spark student interest and provide an experiential learning opportunity (ELO) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through hands-on project activities, students will be engaged real-world engineering design and scientific investigation using drones. The academy is funded through grants from NASA and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant. 

Application: https://forms.gle/fNxo8LBE1dknYB8CA 

For more information contact:

Mr. Orestes Gooden
(252) 335-3822
odgooden@ecsu.edu 

Dr. Kuldeep Rawat
(252) 335-3846
ksrawat@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: Rising 9th – 12th Graders

Program Dates: 6/26/22 - 7/1/22

Program Description:

The NASA/BWF ECSU Aerospace/Aviation Career & Drone Exploration Academy (Residential) program at ECSU is an exciting hands-on, week-long aviation program for high school students. The program capitalizes on the increasing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as Drones, to spark student interest and provide an experiential learning opportunity (ELO) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through hands-on project activities, students will be engaged real-world engineering design and scientific investigation using drones. The academy is funded through grants from NASA and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant. 

Application: https://forms.gle/fNxo8LBE1dknYB8CA

For more information contact:

Mr. Orestes Gooden
(252) 335-3822
odgooden@ecsu.edu 

Dr. Kuldeep Rawat
(252) 335-3846
ksrawat@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: High School Girls

Program Dates and Times:
6/26/22-6/30/22
Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Program Description:

Five-day residential program for high school girls with a focus on Aviation Sciences

Register online at https://tinyurl.com/BessieColemanAviators by May 1, 2022 

 

For more information contact:

Dr. Aresta Johnson
arejohnson@ecsu.edu 

Mr. Orestes Gooden
odgooden@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: Rising 9th – 12th Graders

Program Dates: 6/19/22-7/2/22

Program Description:

The NSTI program at ECSU is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)/NC DOT and is in its 22nd year. The goal of the program is to expose high school students to careers in transportation and how STEM training is the key to obtain theses careers. The four-week program covers topics in physics, electronics, programming, computer-aided-design, and mathematics. Lectures are complimented by weekly field trips and guest speakers. The theme of this summer's STI program is Designing and Programming Robotic Ground Vehicles.

Application opens in April

For more information contact:

Mr. Orestes Gooden
(252) 335-3822
odgooden@ecsu.edu 

Dr. Kuldeep Rawat
(252) 335-3846
ksrawat@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: JROTC cadets ONLY

Program Dates: 5/31/22 - 7/29/22

Program Description:

The ECSU Air Force JROTC Flight Academy, program, is an approximately 8-week summer aviation training program, conducted in partnership Air Force. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Private Pilot’s Certification.  The Flight Academy is intended to inspire and encourage high school youth toward aviation careers. This collaborative effort addresses a national pilot shortage.  

Applications are directly handled by the US Air Force Air Academy

For more information contact:

Mr. Orestes Gooden
(252) 335-3822
odgooden@ecsu.edu 

Dr. Kuldeep Rawat
(252) 335-3846
ksrawat@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: 9th-12th Grades

Program Dates: 6/19/22-7/29/22 (On Campus from June 19 to July 15)

Program Description:

The Residential component of the Upward Bound is designed to generate in its participants, the skills and motivation necessary to persist in, enter into and complete a program of secondary and post-secondary education. The summer instructional component is an intensive academic, vocational and social development program, designed to establish and maintain excellence in education. Students receive the opportunity to live on the university campus and participate in academic and cultural activities which provide students with insights and experiences that will generate the motivation necessary to proceed with their education
*The Upward Bound Program is a year-round program with an Academic and Summer Component, any student that is accepted will participate until they graduate from high school. 

Submit your application online at https://botform.compansol.com/220693506735055 by May 5, 2022

For more information contact:

Dr. Kimberly Stanley
(252) 335-3370
kdstanley@ecsu.edu 

Quay Dozier
(252) 335-3368
qjdozier@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: Middle/High School participants in Bertie, Beaufort, Washington, and Tyrrell Co. Schools; Must be a current Talent Search participant

Program Dates:
6/19/22-7/1/22
 

Program Description:

Talent Search seeks to serve four local school districts (Beaufort, Bertie, Tyrrell, and Washington) to uplift and motivate participants to excel academically by offering academic experiences and resources. The program provides academic resources to participants and families who are low-income and potential first-generation college students by developing the skills and motivation necessary to promote success in a postsecondary educational program. 

For more information, contact Director Antonio Rook
(252) 335-3409 

Programs for College Students

 

Invited Participants: Rising Freshmen joining ECSU during Fall 2022

Program Dates: 7/18/22-8/13/22

Program Description:

This summer bridge program is the first part of an evidence-based and piloted comprehensive academic program for first year minority students at ECSU. The project has both a four-weeks-long, summer bridge component and a full academic year academic support. 
Bridge program modules are well-structured, integrated and comprehensive that include discussions on scientific literacy, critical thinking & study skills. with activities that promote cognitive processing of information and problem-solving strategies with the goal of strengthening independent learning. In addition, during the four weeks period, students will attend intensive classes in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
At the completion of the summer bridge program, each successful participant will receive a stipend of $1500. 

To apply contact Dr. Eyualem Abebe at (252) 335-3236 or Ebabebe@ecsu.edu 

 

Invited Participants: Rising Sophomores at ECSU

Program Dates:
6/5/22-6/30/22
Monday - Friday | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

Program Description:

Prepare the raising sophomore for their upcoming academic year.  Will have time management, personal finances, personal hygiene in addition to mathematics, writing and reading and presentation skill development.  Will have basic and fun computer skill development activities there too.  Will try to have fun activities of games, field trips.  Overall team building and networking effort. 

For more information contact:

Dr. Shirin Siddiqui
252-335-3238
 

Dr. Kuldeep Rawat
252-335-3846
ksrawat@ecsu.edu 

Invited Participants: Rising  Sophomore/Juniors/Seniors at ECSU students who have taken renewable energy courses.

Program Dates: 6/5/22-6/10/22

Program Description:

Provide students hands-on training on renewable energy systems, specifically wind and solar energy. Students will be prepared to take PV solar certification. Participants will receive a stipend of $2,500.

To apply contact Dr. Mehran Elahi at melahi@ecsu.edu  

Invited Participants: Current STEM students at ECSU with a faculty member willing to perform research activities during the summer

Program Description:

The LSAMP Summer Research Program is intended to foster the development of current STEM students at ECSU during the summer months.  Students will be supported to allow for progression to be made on their research projects.

Contact Dr. Colby Hunter at cmhunter@ecsu.edu 

Invited Participants: Rising Freshmen in STEM disciplines

Program Dates adn Times: July 25-29| 9-12pm/1:30-5pm

Deadline to Apply: July 15

Program Description:

The Rising Freshmen Program is a virtual 5-day crash course in topics to boost collegiate success.  A point of emphasis for the Rising Freshmen program is to introduce and practice skills necessary to work in a lab, so that the transition to do research will be smooth.

Contact Dr. Colby Hunter at cmhunter@ecsu.edu 

 

Athletic Programs

 

Invited Participants: Open to all athletes entering 9th through 12th grades; graduates who have not signed an NLI and Junior College Athletes.

Program Date and Time:
Sunday, June 5, 2022 | Registration begins at 9:30 am
 

Program Description:

This camp will provide you an opportunity to showcase your skills for the top coaches in the country, while competing against some of the top talent in 252/757 area.

What to bring or wear:
Athletic Gear (shorts, t-shirts, compression gear, etc.) Sneakers and  cleats
 
Click on the  link below to register https://sites.google.com/view/mhvikingfootball/home


Invited Participants: ages 5 - 13 

Program Date and Times:
June 28-30 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Program Cost: $40
 

Program Description:

Beginners cheerleading camp for youth interested in learning technique and culture.  A  t-shirt is provided. 

For more information contact:
Sylvia Carver, Head Cheerleading Coach
(252) 335-3891
skcarver@ecsu.edu

Programs for Teachers

 

Invited Participants: Teachers who teach in North Carolina and are teaching or slated to teach the EPF course.

Program Dates and Times:
6/20/22-6/24/22
Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Program Description:

This one-day camp will deliver football technique, skill, education, training and instruction.

Application: www.nccee.org/events 

For more information contact:

Dr. Joy Smith
(252) 335-3485
jtsmith@ecsu.edu 
or 
Grace Hillard-Jones
(252) 335-3148
gmhillardjones@ecsu.edu