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Summer Camps & Workshops

OU works to ensure safe conduct and supportive interaction between youth and program leaders. Learn more about our initiatives at the Youth Protection website.

Athletic camps are listed on  GoldenGrizzlies.com
Arts
Art Intensive

Grades 9-12 

This is an intense course for serious high school art students who are considering majoring in art in college. Offerings include anatomical and figure drawing, painting, graphic design and Photoshop. Portfolio preparation for Scholastics and AP will be addressed along with writing personal artist statements and the college application process, including obtaining scholarships.

Dates: July 20-31, 2015
More information: Visit the website or email Linda Tyson, tyson@oakland.edu


Music, Theatre, and Dance


Summer camps for music and dance include:

  • Great Lakes Dance Festival
  • Jazz Workshop
  • Piano Camp
  • Music Theory Boot Camp
  • Computer Music Workshop

Check the Music, Theatre, and Dance workshop page for details.

Business

The Oakland University School of Business Administration is pleased to welcome high school students to campus through our summer camps. 

OU works to ensure safe conduct and supportive interaction between youth and program leaders. Learn more about our initiatives on the Youth Protection page.

Economics Camp

When
July 27 through August 7, 2015, Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Who
Secondary-school students, grades 9-11

What
This two-week course in Microeconomics provides:

  • An opportunity for academically-advanced pre-college students to earn four college credits on an official Oakland University transcript.
  • Successful completion of this course may allow you to satisfy your high school Economics requirement -– check with your school counselor.
  • The course is taught by full-time doctoral-holding faculty with an Operations Research and Game Theory background.
  • The course is according to the Oakland University catalog Principles of Microeconomics with an emphasis on the mathematical model.
  • Fun in an academic atmosphere with peers of similar interests.

Admissions Policy

The admissions process is selective. Participation is limited to 20 students. Our intention is to provide an academic and stimulating environment for two weeks during the summer.

A completed application consists of the following:

  • Part A: Student information
  • Part B: An unofficial transcript
  • Part C: Parent or guardian statement
  • Part D: Teacher's recommendation
  • Part E: Any information or exam you took like the EXPLORE, ACT, or SAT.

Download registration application (pdf)

Application deadline is July 1, 2015.

All application materials should be sent to:
Dr. Ram Orzach
Department of Economics
School of Business Administration
323A Elliott Hall
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4485

Where
Elliott Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Cost
$1,400 (cost for a four-credit course)

Download flier (pdf)

 

Introduction to Business

This camp is designed especially for high school students from Pontiac.

Through this two-week day camp, students get a taste of the fun, creative, challenging and rewarding career opportunities in business. On- and off-campus field trips provide behind-the-scenes glimpse into the different aspects of the business world as well as the extra-curricular and cultural activities available to OU students, such as a tour of our founder’s historic mansion, Meadow Brook Hall. 

Campers will also take part in fun and interesting activities typically reserved for OU freshmen through an abbreviated COM 101 course. COM 101 focuses on helping students build positive relationships with peers, faculty and staff; explore personal strengths, abilities and interest, and how they contribute to a positive educational experience; and learn skills to successfully navigate the college environment. 

Location: Elliott Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Dates: July 13 – July 24; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday.

Camp includes lunch and transportation to/from Oakland University’s campus will be provided.

Cost:  $50 
The total cost of the camp will be waived for students from Pontiac who successfully complete the camp.

 Check back for registration information.

Career
Camps

 Not sure what you want to do after high school? No worries. We’ve got a camp for that!

If you’re a high school teen, check out Oakland University’s 2015 Career Exploration Summer Camps! You’ll explore career options and prepare for college through interactive and engaging hands-on activities, field trips and presentations. Presented by Oakland University faculty experts, the camps will offer you: 

  • a thorough look into current and emerging career fields
  • highlights of the knowledge and skills you’ll need for each career
  • essential information on projected employment - where the jobs are and will continue to grow
  • steps you can take now, while in high school, to prepare for your future

OU's Career Exploration Summer Camps will prepare you for the 21st-century workplace, so you'll do what you love and love what you do.

Have a question before you register? Click here.


Career Exploration Camp

June 22 - 26, 2015
OU’s Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $150

Not sure where your career interests lie? Dive in and start exploring careers in engineering, criminal justice, business, medical fields, graphic design and more. This camp will introduce you to various high-growth, high-demand jobs of the future. You’ll participate in hands-on activities such as building a light bulb, visiting a sheriff department, developing business strategies and engaging in healthcare simulations to understand what professionals in these fields do on a daily basis. You’ll also take a career assessment to discover what career path may be the best fit for you based on your personality and interests.

Register today


Healthcare Professions Camp

July 13-16, 2015
Aug. 3-6, 2015
OU’s Human Health Building (Rochester, Mich.)**
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $205

In this 4-day camp, you’ll explore several high-demand health-related professions including: nursing/advanced practice nursing, medical laboratory science, nutrition, exercise science and physical therapy. During this interactive camp, you’ll learn about each health profession through hands-on activities and simulation experiences, engage with OU faculty from the various health professions and learn how to pursue a career in Nursing and the other health-related professions. In addition, students from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will meet with you to discuss careers in medicine. You’ll also earn CPR and AED certifications!

**Transportation for this camp is available from the Anton-Frankel Center. Drop off is at 8:15 a.m. and pick up is at 3:45 p.m.

Register today


Engineering & Computer Science Camp

July 27-31, 2015
OU’s Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $175

Explore exciting and in-demand careers in the fields of industrial, systems, mechanical, and electrical engineering, and computer science. You’ll delve into the emerging field of alternative energy. Hands-on activities and simulations, such as constructing a solar panel and building electronic motors, will help you learn about career options in these growing fields. You’ll also travel to OU's campus in Rochester for an alternative energy tour and visit the Clean Energy Research Center.

Register today


Aerial Robotics Camp - NEW FOR 2015

July 20-24, 2015
OU’s Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $175

This 5-day camp will introduce you to robotics, microprocessor controllers, basic programming and measurement and control instrumentation. You'll construct aerial vehicles of the quad-rotor variety and learn best practices for flying these machines within line-of-site. Best of all, you'll engage in a variety of flight scenarios, including construction inspection, people finder and coordinated missions.

Register today.


Career Exploration Camp - St. Clair County

August 17-21, 2015
St. Clair County Community College (Port Huron, Mich.)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $150

Not sure where your career interests lie? Dive in and start exploring careers in criminal justice, business, medical fields, communication and more. This camp will introduce you to various high-growth, high-demand jobs of the future. You’ll participate in hands-on activities such as engaging in healthcare simulations, visiting a sheriff department and developing business strategies to understand what professionals in these fields do on a daily basis. You’ll also take a career assessment to discover what career path may be the best fit for you based on your personality and interests.

Register today.

Know How 2 Go


Ground Robotics Camp - St. Clair County - NEW FOR 2015

Aug. 10-14, 2015
St. Clair County Community College (Port Huron)
9 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Cost: $175

In this introductory-level camp, you’ll work with Lego Mindstorms and VEX Robots. The Mindstorms will introduce basic block programming. To work with the VEX Robot, you’ll build the basic clawbot and operate with the remote-controlled robot to compete in a team-based activity. You’ll then be challenged to adjust your VEX robot to do another type of challenge. Once you and your team are comfortable with building and adjusting your robot, the camp instructors will begin to teach basic RobotC programming. You’ll work as you learn. Camp instructors will introduce other concepts and ideas as needed by each group.

Register today.

Know How 2 Go

ENGINEERING
& COMPUTERS

Registration information for the below camps is available through the School of Engineering and Computer Science. For more information on STEM camps, please call (248) 370-2217 or email dietric2@oakland.edu

2015 Summer STEM Camps

One-week camps for upper elementary, middle school, and high schools for students who do or might have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM). The students will be taken through a series of hands-on, student-centered experiences where they will learn a little bit about what each of the engineering fields do, build and test equipment and conduct experiments in the various disciplines that include all of STEM. Please check back for registration information, including dates, times and more, or, to learn more, contact SECSOutreach@oakland.edu.


VEX Robotics

July 6—10, 2015
July 27 — 31, 2015

This introductory-level camp is for students whom are currently on a VEX Robotics team or plan to be on one this upcoming school year. The curriculum in this camp will be designed in collaboration with the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation. Employing a “project-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students the directions for building the basic claw bot and allow them to build in groups of 2 to 5 depending on class size. Once the robots are built, the instructors will teach basic RobotC programming. Students will work as they learn. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by each group. The camp will be a 5-day, all day camp on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class. The admissions process will depend on the number of students who apply.

In this camp, students will:

  • Design and build the robot to complete certain specifications for certain challenges.
  • Program the robots using RobotC.
  • Compete against one another in a team atmosphere.
  • Learn to apply autonomous features on the robot.

Algebra I Readiness

August 10—14, 2015

This mathematics course is for students from 7th grade to 10th grade students who are struggling in math. Employing a “problem-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students a binder full of Algebra I practice problems. Students will complete problems in pairs. Then they will review them on the boards and with their peers and instructor(s). Students will work as they learn. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by the students. Students who struggled in a previous algebra I course or pre-algebra I course would be a good fit for this camp. The type of problems will be based on the Algebra I common core curriculum and student needs. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Practice and review concepts and objectives covered in an Algebra I course.
  • Explore deeper-thinking Algebra I problems using a step-by-step problem-based learning approach.
  • Be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp.
  • Explain their thinking to the instructors and their peers.
  • Learn while doing math problems.
  • Be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material.

Algebra II Readiness

July 27—31, 2015

This mathematics course is for students from 9th grade to 12th grade students who are struggling with Algebra II. Employing a “problem-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students a binder full of Algebra II practice problems. Students will complete problems in pairs. Then they will review them on the boards, with their peers, and with the instructor(s). Students will work as they learn. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by the students. Students who struggled in a previous algebra II course or algebra I course would be a good fit for this camp. The type of problems will be based on the Algebra II common core curriculum and student needs. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Practice and review concepts and objectives covered in an Algebra II course.
  • Explore deeper-thinking Algebra II problems using a step-by-step problem-based learning approach.
  • Be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp.
  • Explain their thinking to the instructors and their peers.
  • Learn while doing math problems.
  • Be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material.

Advanced Mathematical Problem-Solving and Computer Science for Middle School Students

July 13—17, 2015

This camp is for middle school students whom are advanced in mathematics. Employing a “problem-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students challenging problems. Students will spend half of the day working through story problems that will involve different math, science, engineering, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will complete the problems in pairs and review them on the boards with their instructors and peers. Students will work as they learn. The other half of the day, students will be taught numerous types of computer programming. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Students will be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by the students. Students who consistently do well in STEM areas and seem to enjoy these classes would be a good fit for this camp. The type of problems will be based on the math common core curriculum and students interests. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Solve challenging story problems analytically, graphically, and numerically.
  • Work in teams to apply mathematical skills to real-life problems and situations.
  • Study and apply different computer programming languages.

Advanced Mathematical Problem-Solving and Computer Science for High School Students

July 20—24, 2015

This camp is for high school students whom are advanced in mathematics. Employing a “problem-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students challenging problems. Students will spend half of the day working through story problems that will involve different math, science, engineering, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will complete the problems in pairs and review them on the boards with their instructors and peers. Students will work as they learn. The other half of the day, students will be taught numerous types of computer programming. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Students will be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by the students. Students who consistently do well in STEM areas and seem to enjoy these classes would be a good fit for this camp. The type of problems will be based on the math common core curriculum and students interests. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Solve challenging story problems analytically, graphically, and numerically.
  • Work in teams to apply mathematical skills to real-life problems and situations.
  • Study and apply different computer programming languages.

ACT Math Prep

August 3—7, 2015

This higher-level course is for the serious student who has an interest in preparing for the ACT exam. Employing a “problem-based classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will give the students a binder full of ACT problems. Students will complete problems in pairs and review them on the boards and with their peers. They will also review the material with the instructor. Students will work as they learn. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by the students. The type of problems will be based on the ACT curriculum and student needs. The course is administered over five days, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class. The admissions process will depend on the grade level of the student and how soon they will be taking the exam.

Material in this camp will include:

  • Review all levels on mathematics that will be on the ACT exam.
  • Include approximately 60-80 ACT math practice problems.
  • Be based on student needs and concerns.

Ground Robotics for Middle School and High School

June 22—26, 2015
July 13—17, 2015

This introductory-level camp is for students whom are new to robotics. Students will work with Lego Mindstorms and VEX Robots. The Mindstorms will introduce basic block programing. With the VEX Robot, students will begin by building the basic clawbot and work with the remote controlled robot to compete in a team-based activity against other teams in the camp. Students will then be challenged to adjust their VEX robot to do another type challenge. Once the students are comfortable with building and adjusting their robot, the instructors will begin teach basic RobotC programming. Students will work as they learn. Instructors will teach concepts and ideas as needed by each group. The camp will be a 5-day, all day camp on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class. The admissions process will depend on the number of students who apply.

In this camp, students will:

  • Build and program Lego Mindstorms.
  • Design and build the basic VEX clawbot.
  • Be introduced to RobotC programming on the VEX robot.
  • Compete against one another in a team atmosphere.

Engineering Exploration

2015 dates:
June 15—19
June 22—26
June 29—July 3
July 6—10
July 13—17
July 20 — 24

This camp is designed for students whom are new to our summer camps and engineering concepts. Different types of engineering are introduced in a hands-on manner. Students will spend each day do labs and activities designed to get them thinking like engineers. For example, students will build Edison Light Bulbs with mason jars, graphite, and batteries. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Students will also be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material. Instructors will model concepts and ideas as needed by the students. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Be exposed to different types of Engineering concepts and careers.
  • Complete hands-on labs and activities that involve math, science, engineering and technology.
  • Be introduced to mechanical, chemical, electrical, and computer science engineering fields.

Minecraft

2015 dates:
June 22-26
July 20-24
August 3-7

This course is for students whom are familiar with Mindcraft either from using it online or in a video game. Students will spend each day in a lab playing the game. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in the program. Students will also be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their success in the challenges. Instructors will model concepts and ideas as needed by the students. Students will be encouraged to share what they created at the end of each day. Parents and guardians will be welcome to attend this sharing. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

In this camp, students will:

  • Build worlds in the Mindcraft computer program.
  • Be given a specific challenge for each day. Design and create a world to complete the challenge.
  • Compete against one another in a team atmosphere.
  • Present what they have created at the end of each day.

Electrical Engineering

June 29—July 3, 2015
July 27—31, 2015

This camp is designed for students who have an interest in electrical engineering. Aspects of electrical engineering are introduced in a hands-on manner. Students will spend each day do labs and activities designed to get them thinking like electrical engineers. For example, students will work with “Little Bits” electronic kits to design and build electronic modules. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Students will also be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material. Instructors will model concepts and ideas as needed by the students. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Be exposed to different types of electrical engineering concepts and careers.
  • Complete hands-on labs and activities that involve math, science, engineering and technology.
  • Use “Little Bits” electronic kits to design and build electronic modules.

Mechanical Engineering

June 22—26, 2015
July 13—17, 2015

This camp is designed for students who have an interest in mechanical engineering. Aspects of mechanical engineering are introduced in a hands-on manner. Students will spend each day do labs and activities designed to get them thinking like mechanical engineers. For example, students will build roller coasters to study velocity and acceleration. Students will be encouraged to actively participate and be hands-on in this camp. Students will also be encouraged to ask questions to ensure their understanding of the material. Instructors will model concepts and ideas as needed by the students. The course will be administered over five days, Monday through Friday, all day on the campus of Oakland University. Student success will be heavily dependent upon their commitment to excellence while in class.

Students will:

  • Be exposed to different types of mechanical engineering concepts and careers.
  • Complete hands-on labs and activities that involve math, science, engineering and technology.
  • Topics will include: alternative energy, energy of motion, and structural integrity.

Aerial Robotics

June 29—July 3, 2015

Students will get a quick intro to robotics, microprocessor controllers, basic programming, and measurement and control instrumentation. They will both construct aerial vehicles of the quad-rotor variety as well as learn best practices on how to fly these machines within line-of-site. Flight scenarios will be run such as construction inspection, people finder, and coordinating missions.


Computer Science

June 29—July 3, 2015
July 6—10, 2015

Students will learn computer programming, website coding and development, app development for mobile devices, and video game design. Modules will include straight programming as well as GUI object-oriented programming. Students will be able to unleash their creativity in open-ended exercises throughout the week, and be able to take their creations home with them on a memory stick.


Additive Manufacturing

July 27—31, August 10 ‚ 14

Cutting edge manufacturing processes will be introduced through involved hands-on experiences that include designing and troubleshooting an assembly line, PLM (Product Lifecyle Management), CAD software, human/machine interaction, process optimization, and rapid prototyping. Class projects will include 3D printing of parts to be assembled into a working model.


OUInc Entrepreneurship Academy

Students during this week will get industrial presentations on the cutting edge technological advancements of our age with a focus on technology in energy, health sciences, biotech and IT. These modules will be delivered by industry leaders with a global perspective. Students will be put together in groups and these teams will choose a technological innovation of their own making, learn about the industry, formulate a business plan and by the end of the week present their business idea to a mock investment review board that will give the teams feedback. Prizes will be awarded for best groups ideas.

Honors
College

Honors College Summer Experience

July 15 - July 17, 2015

The Honors College sponsors an exciting, intensive program for pre-college students – high school sophomores and above – with a 3.7 GPA or higher, or those who are likely to achieve a result in that range and who come with
strong recommendations from teachers. During this program, you will:

  • discover what it is like to be in an honors college
  • undertake team projects and experience honors-level work
  • develop critical and creative skills relevant to whatever interests you might have
  • engage with faculty and OU Honors College upperclassmen

Learn more on the Honors College website.

Math
Grades 9-12
The Summer Mathematics Institute  provides an opportunity for bright and gifted pre-college students to interact with university faculty and each other, to take some challenging math classes that earn college credit, and have fun in an academic atmosphere. Students take two 4-credit courses in mathematics or statistics taught by full-time doctoral-holding faculty. The Summer Mathematics Institute at Oakland University is FREE to all participants. 
Dates:  July 6 - August 14, 2015
Cost:
FREE
Registration Deadline:
  May 15, 2015
More Information:
  Visit the websitecall (248) 370-4024, or e-mail echeng@oakland.edu
Medicine

Bioengineering and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program
June 22 - July 2, 2015

A Summer camp where high school students can explore their interest in biomedical sciences and bioengineering.
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Computer Sciences faculty members teamed up to create an instructional, hands-on experience in biomedical sciences and human anatomy for the Bioengineering and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program. 

Students participate in demonstrations and use technology to discover the multiple systems and processes of the human body. The experience meets the academically focused components of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and 
Medicine (STEMM).

For application and instructions, contact Kim Martin at diversity.med@oakland.edu or visit this web page on the OUWB website (http://www.oakland.edu/medicine/BEBSSP).

Nursing

CAMP RN at OU

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Eligible 7th, 8th and 9th graders can get a dose of what the nursing
profession has to offer through the CampRN@OU program.

This two week pre-college summer program designed to educate middle school
students of the opportunities available through a nursing career. This
inspiring and innovative, entertaining and educational camp exposes
students to biology, chemistry and the mechanics of the nursing profession.

Participants are actively engaged in nursing forensics, biology, math, and
chemistry workshops, while learning nursing fundamentals including CPR and
First Aid. Participants also tour Oakland University, interact with nurses
in a hospital setting (job shadowing), and utilize our new physical
assessment laboratory to learn about the human body.

With such expressed interest in this program, CAMP RN will only accept 50
participants for the 2015 Summer program. All interested applicants must
apply no later May 30, 2015. For additional program details, requirements
and an application, click here.

If you are aware of any students who may be interested in being considered
for this excellent opportunity please submit the

application by the deadline. If you have any questions regarding CAMP RN@OU,
please feel free to contact Dr. Kristina Aaron at 248-364-8755 or email
camprnou@gmail.com.

Sincerely,
Kristina Aaron, Ph.D.
Program Director

 
Date: July 20 - July 31, 2015
Cost: $475
Application Deadline: May 30, 2015
More Information: Call  Kristina Aaron at (248) 364-8755 or email camprnou@gmail.com
Lowry &
OU CARES
OUCARES - PeeWee Camp 2015 (OU Campus)
Children with ASD, ages 3-6
Four 2 Week sessions, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 15-June 26
Session 2: June 29-July 10 (no class ,July 3)
Session 3: July 13-July 24
Session 4: July 27-August 7

OUCARES Summer Day Camp 2015 (OU Campus)
Children with ASD, ages 6-12
Four 2 Week Sessions Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 15-June 26
Session 2: June 29-July 10 (no class July 3)
Session 3: July 13-July 24
Session 4: July 27-August 7

Meadows Life Skills Camp 2015 (1435 Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI)
Children with High-Functioning ASD/Asperger’s or PDD-NOS, ages 11-14

Three sessions, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 15-July 2 (3 weeks)
Session 2: July 6-July 24 (3 weeks)
Session 3: July 27-August 7 (2 weeks)

SOUTH LYON Life Skills Camp 2015 (Centennial Middle School, 62500 W. Nine Mile Rd., South Lyon)
Children with High Functioning ASD/Asperger's or PDD-NOS
Two sessions, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 22-July 10 (no class July 3) for 11-14 year olds
Session 2: July 13-July 31, for 15-18 year olds
Writing
& Reading
Writing Camp (Grades 1-12)
The writing camp is a seven day summer workshop. It includes six, two-hour instructional sessions in Pawley Hall in rooms 204 and 208. The seventh session is The Author’s Chair, an event held on the last day and to which parents are invited to help celebrate children’s growth as writers as each student reads a story, poem, etc. that he or she has been working on in the clinic. The Writing Clinic tuition fee is $250 per child, non-refundable. 

DatesFor a full list and description of workshops, visit the  Meadow Brook Writing Project.
Cost: $150
More Information:  C all (248) 370-3054 or  peck@oakland.edu with your mailing address to receive an application. Applications will be mailed out in mid-May.
www.oakland.edu/rla/writing-clinics

Young Writer's Camp

The Meadow Brook Writing Project is hosting summer writing camps at historic Meadow Brook Hall on the campus of Oakland University. Every day young writers will tour the historic house museum and world-class gardens to nurture, polish, and ultimately publish their original works. Published works include both written and digital presentation.

Dates:  For a full list and description of workshops, visit the Meadow Brook Writing Project.
Cost: 
$200 for each camp
More Information: 
Register online 
or contact Meadow Brook Writing Project at (248) 370-2746.
www.oakland.edu/youthwritingcamps

Youth Writing Half-Day Workshop
Half-day summer workshops are two-hour sessions on a wide variety of writing topics from mystery and poetry to science fiction, comic book and horror writing.  All classes are held on Oakland University's campus. 

Dates:
For a full list and description of workshops, visit the Meadow Brook Writing Project.
Cost: $20 for each workshop
www.oakland.edu/mbwp/half-day-workshops

Reading Clinic
The Reading Clinic is for children in grades 1-12. Most children attending the Reading Clinic range in age from 6-16. We sometimes make exceptions to these guidelines. 
Dates:  2014 dates are full
Cost:  $300
More Information: C all (248) 370-3054 or  peck@oakland.edu
www.oakland.edu/rla/reading-clinics