Opportunity Blog
  • Wildcat Summer Academy

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 5/22/2018

    Application Deadline: June 1, 2018

    Program Dates: June 24-29, 2018



    The Wildcat Summer Academy provides a unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.


    Interested in unleashing your potential? During the Leadership and Life Calling Camp, you will explore how you are uniquely designed, your purpose, your personal leadership style and how these things might translate into a career and how you can make a difference in the world around you.


    Visit https://www.indwes.edu/summer-academy/ to register today for a week long, overnight experience on the beautiful Indiana Wesleyan University Marion campus. If you have questions please email misty.resendez@indwes.edu

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  • Butler Theater Camps

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 5/22/2018

    Application Deadline: June 1, 2018

    Program Dates: June 17-22 and July 8-13



    The Butler Community Arts School is excited to present two Theatre camps for Summer 2018! Registration deadlines for both camps have been extended to June 1st. Pass this information along to students and parents who might be interested in developing their theatre and acting skills. 


    Theatre 1:  June 17-22 , Lilly Hall at Butler University, Tuition: $350 commuter (includes lunch daily); $695 residential (includes dorm stay and 3 meals per day)


    Theatre Camp 1 is available to rising 7th-12th graders. Join Butler Department of Theatre faculty, staff, alumni, and students for a fun, hands-on camp that covers all aspects of theatre - acting, stage movement, voice for the actor, costume, scenic and lighting design, stage management, and playwriting/dramaturgy. No prior experience is necessary. Camp will include workshops in the college audition/application process.


    Theatre 2: Focus on Shakespeare: July 8-13, Lilly Hall at Butler University, Tuition: $350 commuter (includes lunch daily); $695 residential (includes dorm stay and 3 meals per day)


    Theatre Camp 2 is available to rising 9th-12th graders. It will feature traditional Theatre camp 1 offerings (voice, dance, movement, design), but emphasize the development of a young actor's Shakespeare skills. Students will be working directly with Diane Timmerman - Butler University Theatre faculty and Producing Artistic Director of Indianapolis' premier professional Shakespeare theatre. Theatre 2 campers will visit rehearsals of the Indianapolis Shakespeare Company, which will be in rehearsal for their summer Shakespeare production, Coriolanus. 


    Housing and meals are provided through Butler University. Need-based scholarships are available for ages 18 and under; you may apply for scholarship on the camp registration form OR complete the separate Scholarship Application Form on the BCAS website.

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  • JMFitness Summer Sport Camp

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 5/15/2018

    Application Deadline: June 4, 2018

    Program Dates: Monday June 11th-Friday June 15th; 9:00-12:00pm

    Volunteer Application


    The school year is wrapping up and Joseph Maley Fitness is excited to introduce their first ever Adaptive Summer Sports Camp. They anticipate a lot of families interested in signing up their athlete, and will need lots of volunteer help. The camp will go 5 days for 3 hours each day. They will have several different activities and sports each day and pool time at the end of each day. 


    If you have any questions please contact Corey Hernandez, coryh@josephmaley.org.


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  • IUPUI Women in Information Technology Camp

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 5/8/2018

    Application Deadline: July 7, 2018

    Program Dates: July 22-28, 2018



    WinIT will introduce you to current technologies and gives you the opportunity  to explore technology through hands-on, learn-by-doing experiences.

    At WinIT you will:

    • Meet female IT college students, faculty and professionals.
    • Explore IT through hands-on activities with website design, Photoshop, mobile apps, 3D printing, networking, and security.
    • Have fun with a scavenger hunt, recycle fashion show and more.

    Fun IT related workshops

    • Web Design 
    • 3D printing
    • Fun with Rasperry Pi
    • Photoshop
    • Developing Mobile Applications
    • Configure and Secure Your Computer
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  • Meet Kelly: IU Summer Program

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/17/2018

    Application Deadline: April 15, 2018 (EXTENDED to May 1, 2018)

    Program Dates: Summer 2018



    MEET Kelley is a unique pre-college summer program for high-ability students to get introduced to the Kelley School of Business, learn the opportunities available, experience a professional business case competition, and ultimately consider transitioning to Kelley after high school.


    During this program you will: Attend classes taught by Kelley faculty, team with other students in a competition to create and present the best business plan, make connections with new friends and Kelley staff and students, experience life at IU’s Bloomington campus, learn about IU admissions and scholarships.


    MEET Kelley is for high school students from historically underrepresented groups, namely students who identify as African-American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or multiracial. To be considered, applicants must: Be a high school student finishing their junior year and Have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale


    Apply HERE

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  • Growing Places Indy

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/17/2018

    Application Deadline: March 16, 2018 (EXTENDED)

    Program Dates: Summer 2018; Begins 6/18- Ends 7/26



    The Summer Apprenticeship Program immerses participants in the work of Growing Places Indy, from hands-on farm work to community engagement, fundraising, youth education, personal development and more. Participants are challenged to consider what change they want to see in the world and are trained in skills they can employ to take personal and sustainable action. Participants build lifelong relationships within their cohort; deepen their self-knowing, self-understanding and self-confidence; and have the opportunity to meet many leaders and entrepreneurs doing transformational work in the Indianapolis area.


    To apply email kat@growingplacesindy.org with a one page PDF that includes: Full Name, Grade, Age, Current Photo, and an essay answering: Why would you like to join the internship? What are your general interests realted to what GPI does? What skills and personality traits do you feel most proud of? 

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  • JMF Adaptive Swimming Volunteer

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/13/2018

    Application Deadline: April 19, 2018

    Program Dates: Sessions occur on Sundays: April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 20, June 3



    Jospeh Maley Fitness Adaptive Swimming is back this April and we are looking fro some Shortridge students to help volunteer starting April 22nd. JMFitness paris up children of varying abilities and ages with volunteers high schoola ge and above to teach adaptive drills and skills appropriate for each athlete. This is a very rewarding experience for all volunteers, while really giving back to a population looking for their own sport stories they otherwise might not have the opportunity to have. If you are interested, fill out the volunteer form by clicking on the link above. 

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  • Indy Parks

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/13/2018

    Application Deadline: Rolling application 

    Program Dates: Summer 2018



    Still looking to line up that summer gig? Did you know that #IndyParks has over 400 positions to offer teens & young adults this summer? They want you!

    There are camp counselor, lifeguard, pool manager, cashier, park inspector, and food supervisor positions available.


    Check out all these offerings and APPLY here

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  • Mayor's Youth Leadership Council

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/13/2018

    Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

    Program Dates: July-May 2018 (Monthly Meetings)



    The Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) advises Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and city government on issues that impact youth and helps shape strategies to improve their communities.
    Youth voice matters and, if empowered, can have tremendous influence to create positive and lasting change. Because of the MYLC, community leaders can make better decisions on matters concerning youth, resulting in stronger neighborhoods. The MYLC also provides an opportunity to develop the next great generation of civic leaders in Indianapolis, both through the members themselves and through their work to empower the voices of their peers.
    MYLC members not only engage in substantive discussions on the significant issues of the day, but also receive education on the various entities that make a city function, including government, business, and the social sector.
    Download the application HERE.
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  • IU Sustainability Camp

    Posted by TRISHA MILLER on 4/6/2018

    Application Deadline: April 27, 2018

    Program Dates: June 28-July 1, 2018



    The Summer Experience in Sustainability & the Environment (SESE) is a 4-day, 3-night summer camp that introduces Indiana high school students to sustainability and the environment on a college campus! Hosted at Indiana University-Bloomington by the Integrated Program in the Environment (IPE) in partnership with Community and School Partnerships (a unit in the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs) and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., participants have the opportunity to learn about the campus, stay in an IU dorm, and explore the environmental field through educational and recreational activities.   Apply Here



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