Other Opportunities/Camps

By Deadline

These programs generally fill up fast.  Please apply as soon as possible.


ACT Academy - Apply by April 1, 2021
This is an intensive ACT prep program that has been helping students tackle the ACT since 2010. Students who attend ACT Academy will learn how to beat the ACT as well as learn more about college and college going processes from CAI staff and current University of Arkansas college students. There will be two virtual sessions for students to apply:
Session 1: June 7-11
Session 2: July 12-16
The application will be available from February 1st to April 1st. 

Find Your Future In Health Care Camp- Apply by April 2, 2021.  This registration has been extended to April 9, 2021.
Juniors and seniors, UAMS is hosting a free three day virtual camp.  Students will be introduced to a variety of health careers, participate in exciting hands-on activities,  and hear from healthcare professionals and current UAMS students. Update: The camp is now open for 10th grade students, too.  The transcript requirement has been waived as part of the application process, and the recommendation form has been removed.

NAEC Virtual Youth Tour - Apply by April 12, 2021

North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is accepting applications from junior high school students for this year's virtual Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Donaghey College of STEM @ UALR - Apply by April 30, 2021
The College of STEM at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock will be hosting residential summer STEM opportunities for grades 7-11 in June and July.  All programs are free! 

Designed to spark student interest in STEM fields by providing exciting, engaging, interactive,
hands-on STEM experiences.  For grades 9-12.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be strongly motivated students.  Flyer

UAMS Free Virtual Pharmacy Camp - Apply by May 3, 2021
For juniors and seniors students. Please click  here to register.  The UAMS College of Pharmacy Virtual Summer Camp is designed for high school students interested in learning more about the challenging career pathway opportunities in the profession of pharmacy. This unique camp incorporates active participation in a broad scope of learning experiences including training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by local Arkansas pharmacist practitioners, labs conducted by UAMS College of Pharmacy faculty and interactive activities with current College of Pharmacy students.  The camp program reviews pharmacy education opportunities and the pharmacy curriculum at UAMS as well as recommended high school preparatory and collegiate Pre-Pharmacy coursework.

Date and Time?
Monday, June 7th – Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
***Students will log on virtually each day during the following times.
10 a.m. – 12 noon            Morning Session
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.               Lunch (Log Off)
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.                 Afternoon Session

U of A Design Camp ‘21 - Early bird registration by May 28, 2021
Design Camp offers the chance to learn about the design professions through hands-on projects, virtual tours and other activities created by architecture, landscape architecture and interior design faculty of the Fay Jones School.  
Who can attend:
In-Person Design Camp: students entering 9th — 12th grades (fall 2021)
Virtual Design Camp (School-guided): students entering 8th — 12th grades (fall 2021)
Advanced Virtual Design Camp (School-guided): recommended for students entering 11th — 12th grades (fall 2021)
Self-Guided Virtual Design Camp: students entering 8th — 12th grades (fall 2021)
 Students must be 13 or older to register for virtual Design Camps.

U of A Jump Start - Apply by May 31, 2021
The Jump Start summer program is designed to help rising seniors interested in applying to the University of Arkansas get a jumpstart on several college-going processes. Students who are invited to join will spend four days and three nights on campus and will complete the UA admissions application, start the scholarship application, network with departments across campus, and more! 
This year's Jump Start session will be held from July 25-28.