Student Opportunities/Camps

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Universities will consider your activities, any camps you've attended, internships, and volunteer work for admittance. They want to see a well rounded student who has taken the initiative to get involved!

Don't plan to attend a post-secondary institution? These opportunities will still look amazing on your resume!

All Grade Levels

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

This award honors middle and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

  • Open to any grade level student who has volunteered in the past year
  • Potentially could win certificate, President's Volunteer Service Award, $1,000 scholarship, medallion, and an all expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington D.C.
  • National Honorees receive an additional $5,000 scholarship!
  • Click here for information flyer!
  • Click here for website information and to apply!
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: NOVEMBER 5, 2019

Scholastic Writing Awards Competition

The "Southwest Writing Region At Large" competition is for middle school and high school students. Winning students are recognized in the Honorable Mention, Silver Key and Gold Key levels. State level Gold Key winners are advanced to national competition and winning national Gold Key students are eligible for national scholarships.

Scholastic Art Awards Competition

The NM Scholastic program is an art competition for middle school and high school art students. Winning students are recognized at the state level awards ceremony in the Honorable Mention, Silver Key and Gold Key levels. State level Gold Key winners are advanced to national competition and winning national Gold Key students are eligible for national scholarships.

Seniors

Princeton University 20th Annual Creative Arts and Humanities Symposium

This annual symposium is for seniors who have an outstanding love for the arts and/or humanities and are interested in pursuing these talents in college.

  • October 18th-20th
  • At Princeton University
An interest in attending Princeton University is NOT required
  • FREE. Princeton pays for travel, room and board
  • Timeline for CAHS nomination/application process:
September 10, 2019 – Counselor Nomination Form due- see your Counselor by September 5thSeptember 20, 2019 – Student Application Form dueSeptember 30, 2019 – Students notified regarding program selectionOctober 4, 2019 – Registration deadline for programOctober 18-20, 2019 – Creative Arts and Humanities Symposium
  • Interested students should see their Counselor by SEPTEMBER 5th with a typed letter describing their specific interests in the arts or humanities field (minimum 2 paragraphs).
  • Click here for more information!

Lions Club Student of the Month

Meet community leaders and professionals, and learn about the importance of service activities in a healthy community!

  • Attend a meeting twice a month for two months
  • Meal is provided
  • Scholarship opportunity included
  • To participate, see Mrs. Luttrell in the Counseling Building

Juniors

Collegiate World Series

The Collegiate World Series (CWS) is 5-day college residential leadership program that provides important insight into the college admissions process, as well as new skills in personal life management through self-inquiry-directed learning.

Disregard dates and locations from the link above, they have not been updated for 2020. Refer to the link below for 2020 dates and locations.

Junior Leadership Program

This hands-on experience will provide Juniors with leadership skills while learning about our community! Juniors will meet leaders in government, nonprofits, the arts, education, healthcare, military, agriculture, and business!

  • Sessions are 1 Wednesday each month, for 9 months, from 8:30 am-3:30 pm
(Students will be excused from school)

Rotary Student of the Month

Meet community leaders and professionals, and learn about the importance of service activities in a healthy community!

  • Attend a meeting once a week for one month
  • Meal is provided
  • Scholarship opportunity included
  • To participate, see Mrs. Luttrell in the Counseling Building

RYLA Leadership Camp

This camp provides students with fun opportunities to build leadership skills, self confidence, and lifelong friendships! Check back for Summer 2020 dates to be posted in February (camp dates are typically in July).

  • Where: Manzano Mountain Retreat, New Mexico
  • 1 week long, separate boys and girls camps
  • Cost: FREE. Activities, meals, and transportation provided
  • Click here for more information!
  • To participate, see Mrs. Luttrell in the Counseling Building

Boys State and Girls State

This camp provides students with hands on learning of city, county and state government. Check back for Summer 2020 dates to be posted in Spring. Boys State and Girls State are each 5 days and typically take place in June at Eastern New Mexico University.

  • Earn college credits
  • Scholarship opportunities included
  • For information click here: Girls State / Boys State
  • To participate, see Mrs Luttrell (Girls)/ Mr. Teran (Boys) in the Counseling Building.

Sophomores

Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session

The Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ) is an 8-day college residential youth leadership program for high school 10th grade students. Structured as a mock legislative program, students gain insight into key concepts such as leadership, governance, vision building, and community development.

Freshmen

The Great Debate

The Great Debate is a 6-day college residential debate-style leadership program for high school 9th graders that focuses on communication skill development, critical/analytical thinking, and community involvement.