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African American Summer Academy


This distinct one-week residential opportunity for tenth and eleventh grade African American girls will encompass activities in forensic science, art and computer technology and give you an opportunity to stay in a college residence hall for one week. You will take educational field trips, meet with African American community leaders and participate in enriching events and exercises. The program starts on Sunday evening and ends the following Friday evening with a family picnic and certificate ceremony. Highly-qualified faculty and staff closely supervise students.

Through hands-on activities, the Summer Academy will:
Provide real-life learning experiences in science.
Engage African American teen girls in using technology for learning.
Integrate art into learning more about forensic science.

At the Academy, you will also:
Discover your potential, make new friends and have fun!
Experience college life in the residence halls.
Go on field trips, enjoy swimming, try self-defense, Zumba dancing, journaling and meditation
Share a meal and chat with professional African American women. 

When does the program begin?
African American Summer Academy begins Sunday afternoon and ends Friday evening with a family picnic and graduation.

How do I apply?

Complete the Registration Form and mail, along with a $25 registration fee to:
African American Summer Academy 2014
ATTN: Diane Proulx, College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68106

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