Program Dates

Two camp sessions this year!

Session 1- 1 week
June 27-July 1  
8:30am-12:30pm ($30/registration fee)

Session 2- 2 weeks
July 5-July 15
8:30am-12:30pm ($60/registration fee)

Orientation

First day of each session in EB 162

Application

Application Form >
Application Packet >

Registration Links

Session 1 - 1 week
Session 2 - 2 weeks

Donation Information

Make Checks Payable to 
Watson College of Education-UNCW
(Please write "Jr. Seahawk" on the subject line)
Mailing Address: 
Advancement Services 
UNC Wilmington
601 S. College Rd 
Wilmington, NC 28403-5905

 



The Jr. Seahawk Academy Summer Academy is an educational day program designed specifically for middle grade students (ages 10-14). The Junior Seahawk Academy’s targets students from economically disadvantaged and underrepresented populations to develop interests in STEM, health and education careers while participating in various fun, hands-on activities that promote learning. This program for young students who are interested in participating in unique and creative activities related to STEM, health fields and general education.

Two camp sessions are available this year:

  • Session 1- 1 week
    June 27-July 1, 2016
    8:30am-12:30pm
    $30/registration fee
  • Session 2- 2 weeks
    July 5-July 15, 2016
    8:30am-12:30pm
    $60/registration fee

All parents/guardians and participants are expected to attend the orientation and return required camp packets.


Junior Seahawk Mission:

This project aims to:

  1. provide a platform for middle school aged students from economically disadvantaged and underrepresented populations to develop interests in STEM, health and education careers while participating in various fun, hands-on activities that promote learning
  2. provide a supportive environment for youth to showcase their talents as they learn about STEM concepts and careers in health and education 
  3. aid in the implementation of literacy skill for all participants, including support for students with learning disabilities through the integration of science, mathematics and technology experiences. 
  4. increase access of information for students, parents, and the community regarding benefits and accessibility of post-secondary education

Activities this summer will include exciting STEM/Health reading and technology explorations, seminars as well as creative projects to be designed and presented by students.

Early registration deadline for applying is May 29, 2016. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us by phone at (910) 962-7176 or via email at jrseahawk@uncw.edu

 



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