Summer Programs

Youth Programs - High School


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Life Launch @ Hendrix

Explore career planning and experience college life in this one-week, residential program at Hendrix College for rising high school juniors and seniors. Life Launch features mentoring and teaching from Hendrix College faculty and staff as well as professionals in their fields. Let us help YOU plan your next steps.

Session Dates: June 11 - 16 2023

Session Type: Residential

Grades: Rising high school juniors and seniors

Registration Dates: October 1, 2022 - April 14, 2023

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Hendrix Space Odyssey

Let's explore the cosmos! In this "out of this world" summer session, participants will learn about many aspects of space exploration and research. We will learn about observation techniques, 3D printing, the solar system, telescopes, and robotics. We will build and fly model rockets and program Lego and Arduino robots.

What are past participants saying?

“Overall, I had a blast.” “The teachers and assistants were fun and made the learning we did enjoyable.”

Session Dates: June 19 - 23 2023

Times: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Charles D. Morgan Center for Physical Sciences

Grades: Entering 8 -12

Director: Dr. Ann Wright (Professor of Physics)

Registration Dates: November 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023

Registration Fee: $200, $250, OR $300* (You choose your tuition pick)

*Our voluntary three-tier tuition recognizes that some families can pay the full cost of the program, while others would be more comfortable paying less. Families may choose the tuition amount that is most suitable for them — no questions asked. Regardless of what amount you choose, the amenities, activities, and experiences are the same. Includes session registration, supplies, and a t-shirt.

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