Camp Neuro applications/scholarships are now available

Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. These are one-week summer camps that give students a taste of what a career in these fields would look like.

For more information, and applications for the camp and scholarships, please check out the website:

Boulder County Youth Corps Summer Jobs

CONTACT: Judy Wolfe, Youth Corps Program Manager, 303-678-6104

Teens can apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps

Boulder County residents ages 14-17 can now apply for summer jobs with the Youth Corps. Girls especially are encouraged to apply. Applications are available online. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, March 30.

The Youth Corps offers one of the best first job opportunities available in Boulder County.  160 teenagers will be hired to work 30 hours a week, Monday through Thursday, from June 11 to Aug. 1 on a variety of community service projects. Projects will include such activities as trail construction and maintenance, historic preservation, forest thinning, construction and repair of fencing, landscaping and removal of Russian olive trees and noxious weeds.

Corpsmembers will earn a starting hourly wage of $10.20, with the possibility of earning a $100 bonus at the end of the program based on merit and strong attendance.

I learned helpful tips about keeping our world a healthy place,” one of last year’s Corpsmembers said of the experience.

For more information or to apply online, visit

Women’s GoCyberStart & CyberSecurity Conference

GirlsGoCyberStart registration now open!

​GirlsGoCyberStart is a competition for high school girls in grades 9 through 12, or a homeschool equivalent. The girls or teams who solve the most problems within the designated time will have the opportunity to win computers and other “techy” prizes as well as a trip, along with a parent, to the 
2018 Women in CyberSecurity Conference.

For more information on the competition and what states can participate click here. (includes Maryland) 

For more information on the 
Colorado competition click here. 

Colo. Mountain College Coffee Night

Interested in Colorado Mountain College? They are hosting an informal meeting (the coffee is on them) at Amante Coffee (2850 Baseline Road, Boulder) from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27. If you have questions about Colorado Mountain College or specific questions about your application, this is a perfect time to meet with the admissions representative and get them answered.

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Journey of Strength and Hope (JOSH) is a non-profit organization that provides a space for kids to develop confidence, self-esteem, and optimism for a bright future. This is a great support group for students who have lost a friend/family member to death.

JOSH meets every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. and every other Sunday at 3;30 p.m. at the Berthoud Athletic Club (247 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud)

For more information: 970-818-1290, or check the website:

2018 Rotary World Affairs Seminar

My name is Rose Hopman and I belong to the Longmont St.Vrain Rotary Club.  We feel privileged to extend our an invitation to SVVSD high school students to apply for a unique educational leadership experience.  Our club would like to sponsor a student or two interested in attending the World Affairs Seminar 2018 on Innovation: Shaping The World You Will Inherit. The 2018 World Affairs Seminar is Saturday, June 23 – Friday, June 29th at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin.  This seminar is for students who fit the following criteria:
– Students must be between the ages of 16-18.
– Must have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year in high school.
– Are in good academic standing.
– Have an interest in global issues and building a strong portfolio for college and future careers.
– Can be endorsed by a school official as a student in good academic standing, with integrity, maturity and a sincere desire to participate in the unique educational opportunity. 
We would like students that are interested to complete the application and write a short essay expressing their interest and how they feel they could benefit from attending the 2018 World Affairs Seminar.  We would also request that the student(s) awarded a scholarship give a presentation detailing their experience to our rotary group upon their return.  All applications and essays should be returned to the Longmont St. Vrain Rotary Club by February 12, 2018 to allow time to process and select a candidate or two.  Awarded students would need to pay for airfare to Wisconsin but lodging and meals are covered.  (Please see attachments for more detailed information.)  This amazing opportunity has been described by many past participants as a “life changing experience” so we would like to reach as many deserving students as possible.  
Please view all seminar details and the application in the link below:  
High Plains Bank
Attn: Rose Hopman
Longmont St. Vrain Rotary Club

Aquetza Summer Program at CU Boulder

The Aquetza summer program is about empowering youth with strong ties to Chicana/o and Latina/o communities across Colorado to develop powerful connections between academics and community progress, begin to include a trajectory of higher education in their life plans, and to see themselves as scholars and civic leaders. The Aquetza: Youth Leadership, Education and Community Empowerment program aims to provide youth with a unique, trans-disciplinary educational and community leadership experience through a 10-day, residential program held on the CU Boulder campus.

For More information, check out their web site: Aquzeta

Nest to Wings College Prep for Students and Parents

From Nest to Wings is a unique educational conference designed to help high school sophomore, junior, and senior young women maximize the college application, college choice, and first year experience while helping their mothers understand how to provide support and deal with an empty (or emptier) nest. There is also a series of educational sessions for Spanish speaking moms.

The seventh annual From Nest to Wings conference will be held on: Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM at Front Range Community College (2121 Miller Drive, Longmont). To find out more about From Nest to Wings, to register or to view the agenda, please go to:

In-State Tuition for Colorado Residents at Black Hills State University

Black Hills State University, in South Dakota, is now offering in-state tuition for Colorado residents. For more information about the tuition rate and general information about the university, please attend BHSU’s Information Night on Tuesday, February 6 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Holiday Inn Express, Denver-Cherry Creek (455 South Colorado Blvd). You could win a $500 scholarship for attending this event.

For more information email Annelise Ewing:

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