CERTAIN SUMMER TRADITIONS
JUST KEEP COMING BACK.
College summer programs about sending things out."
have been gaining popularity in
Ms. George also suggests that
recent years. Ms. George said the students use local libraries and
programs offer both a hands-on bookstores, which may have ad-
educational experience and the ditional and more updated in-
opportunity to learn about cam- formation than some career
pus life, too.
"When you're in these pro-
Costs for college summer pro-
grams, they allow you to explore grams can range from a few hun-
a lot of different things," said Ms. dred dollars into the thousands,
George, whose job is to assist depending on where the program
high school students iri finding is located, how long it is offered,
that perfect program. "If you're what its scope encompasses and
interested in becoming an engi- whether air fare is involved. Pro-
neer, going to, for example, .a grams include out-of-state
Lawrence Technological Univer- (Northwestern University's High
sity program would give you — School Music Institute; Boston
depending on how their program University's Institute for Televi-
is structured — hands-on expe- sion, Film and Radio Production;
rience. You may work • with the Brandeis Summer Odyssey)
engineers and computer pro- and abroad (Shad Valley, Cana-
grammers, people who are in da; the Weizmann Institute of
their fields on a daily bagis. You Science's International Summer
will get a lot of experience:"
Science Institute, Israel).
Ms. George really cautions stu-
Michigan universities also of-
dents about making the career fer summer programs. They in-
counselor the ultimate answer clude Oakland University's
person. "A lot of times, students Gateway to Higher Education
want to be spoon-fed, and-while
program, Lawrence Technologi-
counselors may have a lot of in- cal University's Summer Science
formation at their fingertips, Institute and Northern Michi-
there may be a lot of inforthation gan's Upward Bound Math and
they don't have.
Science Center. The Lawrence
"The first line is to go :to the Tech program is a prime exam-
counselor and ask if he has any ple of students getting the chance
information. And a student to gain mountains of information
should have some sort of an idea at minimal cost.
of what kind of program he is
"Their program is only $60 for
looking for, " Ms. George said. "If a non-refundable application fee,"
the student is interested in doing Ms. George said. "You're getting
something that is college:orient- a month's worth of education
ed with a particular col- .
with instructors for that
lege, that student . College programs $60, and that's a pretty
should contact that
school and ask that any
"You're not going to
information be sent.
Schools are really good.
EDUCATION page 82
OTHERS COME BACK
BETTER THAN EVER!
Announcing the new Camp Sea-Gull for Girls.
Since 1955, the Schulman family has offered traditional summer camping
in a nurturing, fun-filled environment. Now we're back, with an exciting new
format for girls ages 7-16.
At Camp Sea-Gull, your daughter will learn
new skills in a setting that encourages personal growth, success and life-long
friendships. Our program includes tennis, soccer, sailing, canoeing, horseback
riding, drama, arts and crafts, overnights and much, much more.
We after three and six-week sessions, a 3:1 camper-counselor
ratio, a high quality staff and limited enrollment.
To find out more, ask for our brochure.
Call Bill Schulman at 616-547-6556
or Jack Schulman at 810-851-1318.
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08580 Boyne City Road, Charlevoix, M I 49720
Family owned and operated for 40 years, Maplehurst
is an American Camping Association accredited summer camp
where traditional values come first. Located on Torch Lake, north of
Traverse City, Michigan, Maplehurst offers 2, 3, 5 and 8 week sessions
for boys and girls ages 7-17. For an application, brochure or videotape, contact
Dr. Laurence Cohn, Director
1455 Quarton Road
Birmingham, MI 48009 • 810-647-2646
FAX (810) 647-6716
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Canoeing • Riding
Since 1934 Arowhon has been known for intense teaching of skills and per-
sonal caring for each camper. In the Algonquin Park wilderness boys and girls
aged 7-16 are simultaneously nurtured and challenged.
Take advantage of the very favorable
Canadian $ exchange rate!
Kayaking • Tennis
DETROIT INFORMATION SESSION:
Sun. Feb. 25, 4pm - Birmingham Community House
380 South Bates Street in Birmingham
Archery • Nature
Drama • Canoe Trips
Arts and Crafts
Visit us at Camp Fair Sun. Feb. 25, 1 1 am to 3:30pm
at Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills
Info: Tel (416) 975-9060 Fax (416) 975-0130