College visitation days will count as absences, but will not count against semester test exemption. No more than two college visits will be approved, per senior, without the absences counting against semester test exemption. College visits are for individual seniors to attend the campus with their parent in order to help them make their college choice. Groups wanting to attend together will not be approved.
Oklahoma Arts Institute Quartz Mountain - Audition registration is now open for Oklahoma's Official School of the Arts, the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain (OSAI). OSAI offers high school students the rare opportunity to study for two weeks in June with nationally recognized faculty artists. With funding from the OSDE, foundations, and private donors, every accepted student receives a FULL SCHOLARSHIP to attend. Students can register to audition in January or February at locations across the state. Students can choose from: Acting, Chorus, Creative Writing, Dance, Drawing & Painting, Film & Video, Orchestra, and Photography. Visit oaiquartz.org for further details.
Due to the lack of funding, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Summer Academies of 2019 will not be available this summer.
The summer camps below are not funded through the Oklahoma State Regents.
Oklahoma State University Information Systems Technology Exploration for high school students (9th - 11th)
While at ISyTE, you will stay on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater with current OSU MIS graduate students, who will oversee the educational, cultural and recreational activities at ISyTE.
A scholarship opportunity. All 25 students chosen will receive a scholarship that covers 100 percent of the fees associated with the OSU ISyTE Academy, including all meals and lodging.
To qualify for this scholarship, you must:
- demonstrate interest in computer-related technology
- be a high school student entering grades 9-11
- be enrolled full-time at a high school in Oklahoma (or equivalent for home-schooled students)
To apply, submit the scholarship application form and all accompanying documents to the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development by 5 p.m. on April 16, 2019.
Daily Field Trips and Activities You will experience activities including: OSU Camp Redlands ropes course, corporation visits, and a tour of the famous Boone Pickens Stadium.
Information Technology (IT) Exploration
The week involves several IT Exploration Modules including
Who Are You?
In this workshop, you will learn what to expect in college and what courses you should take as a high school senior to prepare.
What Do You Want To Be?
In this workshop, you will participate in assessment exercises to learn more about your interests. You also will learn how to apply for college, as well as more about OSU and careers available in management information systems.