Is your teen in the Roanoke Valley looking for a summer camp? Join Hollinsummer for an adventure this summer! This pre-college summer program is for young women with interests in everything from creative writing and STEM to social justice and theatre.. Hollinsummer is for rising 9th-12th grade girls, July 18-24 on the Hollins University campus.
REFLECT AND CREATE: CREATIVE WRITING INTENSIVE
Looking for a creative and supportive writing community? Interested in a sneak peek into one of the nations’ top creative writing programs? Our Creative Writing Intensive will help you develop a stronger writing voice in fiction, poetry, and personal narratives. This weeklong skill development program includes writers’ workshops and special events with visiting authors to help you hone your skills.
Register: Reflect and Create
ADVOCATE AND INSPIRE: SOCIAL JUSTICE SEMINAR
Are you a passionate champion for social justice? Want to change the world but don’t know how? Our Hollinsummer Social Justice Seminar will deepen your knowledge of community issues and encourage you in ways to bring about change within your community. You will walk away from this experience more confident in your abilities as a community leader and advocate.
Register: Advocate and Inspire
EXPERIMENT AND EXPLORE: BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Do you have a passion for the sciences? This weeklong research symposium challenges participants to experiment and explore high interest topics in chemistry, biology, and environmental studies. So whether your future interests lie in ecology, medicine, or engineering, you will gain invaluable experience in a college-level research environment both in the lab and in the field.
Register: Experiment and Explore
HOLLINS THEATRE: CAUGHT IN THE ACT
At the home of the Hollins Theatre Institute, you can channel your passion for theatre by exploring acting, musical theatre, and improv—and even touch on the wizardry of theatre technology. You’ll expand your theatre and vocal performance skills as you work with Hollins faculty in a unique and creative atmosphere.
Register: Hollins Theatre: Caught in the Act
Meet the instructors, review course outlines schedules about each program here: https://hollins.edu/academics/hollinsummer/
Hollins University’s Hollinsummer program is #15 among the Top 50 Best Pre-College Summer Programs for 2020, according to the college ratings website Value Colleges. “Hollinsummer is the kind of pre-college summer program that can change young women’s lives.”