Jason Mathwig awarded $13,822 from Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Congratulations to Continuing Education and Community Engagement’s Jason Mathwig, Director of Camps and Conferences, on being awarded $13,822 from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the project titled “Youth Opportunities” last September. This grant provides scholarship funds for local middle and high schoolers to attend an extensive series of summer camps as commuters or residents at UW-Green Bay including: Art camp, Aviation Student training Experience, Camp Lloyd (for grieving children), Diversity Leadership Institute, Grandparents’ University, Life’s A Lab Medical Camp, Music Camps, Robotics and STEM, Rock Academy and Video Game Programming. Students qualifying for a scholarship must be a Wisconsin resident, qualify for free or reduced lunch at school and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in core academic subjects (english, math, science, social studies, reading and foreign languages). Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. These scholarships allow many children who would not otherwise have the means to attend the summer camp program. Learn more.

High school students can earn transferable college credits through new UW-Green Bay summer programs

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is excited to announce the launch of the Global Learning Program and Summer Scholars Program, which will help Northeast Wisconsin high school juniors and seniors prepare for college. These programs will give high school students the opportunity to take UW-Green Bay courses and earn college credits that transfer to thousands of colleges and universities across the country. As well, students will be able to gain valuable college prep skills, including time management and college-level information analysis.

The Global Learning Program combines community events with online discussions aimed at enhancing students’ understanding of global economic, political and cultural matters. Registration for this program is open now and ends on Friday, March 22, 2019. The program spans through spring and summer.

The Summer Scholars Program brings participants to the UW-Green Bay campus for four full days per week beginning on Monday, Jun. 17, 2019 and ending on Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019 to take courses in English, environmental science or astronomy. Participants will receive college credit for the course, as well as academic support and enrichment workshops on college topics including applications, financial aid and study skills. Registration for Summer Scholars is open now and closes Friday, May 17, 2019.

Interested parents and students can register and learn more by visiting the UW-Green Bay K-12 Relations website. Questions regarding the Summer Scholars or Global Learning Programs can be directed to Tessa Tilot in the K-12 Relations office via email at tilott@uwgb.edu or via phone at 920-465-2035.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, Division I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Pride Leadership Camp to be offered this summer

A Pride Leadership Camp will be offered this summer. The Middle School Pride Camp will take place from Sunday, July 28, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 and the High School Pride Camp will run Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. The five-day leadership training focuses on a new topic each day: personal integrity in leadership; enhancing family relationships; healthy friendships and relationships; community resources; and developing leadership skills and goals. Learn more.

New Pride Leadership Camp to be offered at UW-Green Bay this summer

The UW-Green Bay Pride Leadership Camp will provide youth from grades 6 through 12 with opportunities to meet other LGBTQ+ and allies their age. The five day leadership training focuses on a new topic each day: personal integrity in leadership; enhancing family relationships; healthy friendships and relationships; community resources; and developing leadership skills and goals. The middle school pride camp will take place Sunday, Jul. 28, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, and the high school school pride camp will be Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 through Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Learn more and register.

Registration for 2019 UW-Green Bay Summer Camps now open

Registration for 2019 UW-Green Bay Summer Camps are now open! The summer of 2019 will include Middle School and High School Art Camp, Middle School and High School Music Camp, Rock Academy, Camp Lloyd, Diversity Leadership Institute, Grandparents’ University, Life’s a Lab Medical Camp, Aviation Student Training Experience, Robotics & STEM Camp and Video Game Programming (levels 1 & 2). Learn more and register. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Learn more about camp scholarship opportunities.

You’re invited: High School Music Camp Concert is Friday

UW-Green Bay’s High School Music Camp will present its final concert this Friday, July 20, 2018 in the Weidner Center beginning at 6 p.m. This year’s camp will feature 145 high school musicians. There are several performances throughout the evening that include band, choral, piano and orchestra. Come watch these musicians and what they have accomplished during their week of camp! Admission is FREE.