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An inspiring (and seriously fun) program for motivated high school students

Summer Academy creates a pre-college class setting with a challenging and fun curriculum. Get a genuine introduction to college life and refine your critical thinking and discussion skills.

  • Develop a deeper understanding of relevant topics through hands-on projects and sustained engagement with College faculty and our skilled staff.
  • Collaborate and develop relationships with peers from across Carroll County.
  • Open to all high school students (ages 15 – 18).

Program Offerings

See the Unseen Through Social Science  

Why did they do that? You’ve questioned the behavior of others. Let’s talk about it! Explore why we do what we do through psychology and sociology. Discover how these disciplines can help us scientifically see what remains unknown to most: why we think what we think and believe what we believe. Instructors: Eric Hess & Roxanna Harlow

Monday & Wednesday, June 27 & 29 (2 sessions) / 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

TNC-300-A1 / $105

Digital & Social Media Marketing  

Learn the theory behind the impact of digital and social media. Create active awareness of online social media profiles. Evaluate analytics and understand the numbers behind influences. Design social media platforms for both personal and professional use. Instructor: Cedric Harris

Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 12, 14, 19, 21 and 26 (5 sessions) / 1 – 4 p.m.

TNC-301-A1 / $197

Portfolio Development: Drawing & Painting

Develop skills in preparation for the AP Drawing Portfolio through timed and sustained drawing exercises using charcoal. Concentrate on drawing and painting using water-based media in multiple sessions. Complete exercises with solid recreational composition for 2D design portfolios. Pictorial structure, strong composition and color theory will also be addressed. Instructor: Ken Ecker

Monday – Thursday, Aug. 1 – 10 (8 sessions) / 1 – 4 p.m.

TNC-302-A1M / $295

Enroll for Summer Academy

To register, use the link below, or call 410-386-8100.