Lutheran High School
of St. Charles County

Summer Programs

Commonwealth Honors Academy Juniors – Are you looking for a interesting summer program? Check out the Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State. This 3 week program (June 10 – July 1) allows you to live on campus, earn 6 college credits and earn $2000 of scholarship money for Murray. Your only cost is travel and a $195 tuition processing fee. Check it out at CHA. Application deadline is March 1, 2017
High School Summer Study and Travel ProgramsAre you interested in traveling this coming summer AND earning college credit while you travel? Hillsdale College is offering four trips this summer: The Land and Literature of England (June 15-28), Sir Winston Churchill and World War 2 (June 25-July 7), Western Civilization – Visions from Italy (July 5-17) and Roots and History of American Liberty (July 15-26). To learn more about these four programs and costs associated with the travel, go to Hillsdale. Each trip is limited to 40 students so spaces are limited and may fill quickly.
Hillsdale also offers a free summer science camp and a camp allowing students to study the principles of Constitutional government and the Second Amendment while practicing marksmanship at the Hillsdale College John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center.
Lutheran Young Adult Corps Seniors – Are you still thinking about what to do after graduation? Want to take 10 weeks or 10 months off and serve? Read the following!
With an emphasis on faith, service, and community, Lutheran Young Adult Corps provides long-term service opportunities in communities of need for young adults out of high school, throughout their college career or before full-time work, especially for young people in transition. Lutheran Young Adult Corps gives participants a chance to witness to their faith through acts of mercy, making a difference in the lives of the people they serve.
Applications are being accepted for Lutheran Young Adult Corps’ 10-week and 10-month service programs for 2017. In each term, around 20 young adults will serve in Boston, New Orleans, Philadelphia and St. Louis. To access the application, go to Young Adult Corps and complete the form digitally. Print and sign the form; no electronic signatures will be accepted. Signed forms can be scanned and emailed to or mailed to Julianna Shults; LCMS Youth Ministry; 1333 S. Kirkwood Rd.; St. Louis, MO 63122.
Missouri Leadership Seminar The Missouri Leadership Seminar is a FREE three day workshop (June 9-11 in Warrensburg, MO) providing exceptional high school sophomores from across Missouri the opportunity to discover and expand their leadership potential. The mission is to empower young adults to expand their minds and be truer to themselves so they can develop into leaders who change lives and make a positive difference in their local communities and the world. Lutheran High can nominate ONE sophomore for this program. Check out Leadership for more details. If you would like to be considered for this program, talk with Mr Roundey.
Mizzou Mini-Med School – Juniors are you interested in a career in medicine? Mizzou is offering a week-long program this summer called Mizzou Mini-Med School. See the flyer in Ebackpack (Class of 2018 folder) for details and info on how to apply for the program. Applications will open January 1, 2017 and must be submitted by March 1.
Truman State UniversityTruman offers two unique summer programs for high school students:
1. STAPH (Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health) introduces current sophomores and juniors to various health related careers. You must have a 3.25 GPA (3.5 GPA in the sciences). Learn more at STAPH
2. ZSA (Zombie Scholars Academy) is a problem-based exploration of Science, Literature, and Leadership. This program is open to all high school students and there is not GPA requirement. Learn more at Zombie
Both programs require that a student is nominated by their high school. See Mr Roundey for details.
Washington University Summer ExperiencesWashington University offers a variety of summer programs for students currently in middle school and high school. Check out their programs at Washington University