Summer Programs

The Governor’s Institute of Vermont

GIV Summer Instiutes are residential, affordable programs for any Vermont 9th – 11th grader with a passion for or particular interest in the the following:

  • Environmental Science & Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Current Issues & Youth Activism
  • Engineering
  • Arts
  • Information Technology & Digital Media
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Asian Cultures
  • Young Writers
  • Astronomy

Students who enjoy GIV tend to have a strong intellectual or artistic curiosity, possess academic skills equal to or above their grade level, and function well in a highly independent learning environment.  Most Institutes accepts students based on their application answers and adult referrals, not their grades.  Ability to pay is never a factor.

All students who are interested in applying to the GIV should see the school counselor for further information on the application process. Please visit www.giv.org as well.

MEDQUEST

MedQuest Health is a 6-day, 5-night residential health careers exploration program for 10th graders.  Students stay at Johnson State College and job shadow at four differcent medical centers. The program goals are to:

  • Explore the variety of careers and opportunities in health care.
  • Gain exposure to profession work environments.
  • Build skills and resources for health career pathways.
  • Experience residential life on a college campus.

Students in Caledonia, Orleans, Essex, Orange, Lamoille, and Washington Counties.