Outreach

Youth Enrichment Programs


Summer Youth Enrichment Camps

With the participation of Western Illinois University (WIU) faculty, staff, and the help of student counselors, the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach (SAO) provides youth with unique hands–on learning opportunities that will transform the way they think about their future. These high-quality and academically challenging summer camps have been serving youth for more than 30 years.

We offer an exclusive early bird special for summer registrants. Early bird 10% discount pricing is only valid now until March 15th, 2019 with at least a $100 program deposit payment.  

Summer Camps 2019 (Macomb)

Scholarships - Types & Applications

WIU Sponsorships & Scholarships 

Sponsor A Camper Scholarships

Made possible by private donations from individuals wanting to make summer camp possible for youth. Each qualified applicant will receive a $100 scholarship. To apply, please complete a SAO Application and submit via email to Sally Adams at sa-adams2@wiu.edu or mail to Office of Study Abroad and Outreach, 1 University Circle, Horrabin Hall 8, Macomb, IL 61455.

College of Arts and Science Sponsorships

Available for campers wanting to attend “WIU's Summer Science Experience” and “Girls Plus Math”.  Registrants are expected cover at least $100 of the full registration fee. To apply, please complete a SAO Application and submit via email to Sally Adams at sa-adams2@wiu.edu or mail to Office of Study Abroad and Outreach, 1 University Circle, Horrabin Hall 8, Macomb, IL 61455.

NSF Astrophysics Research Grant Scholarships

The WIU Astrophysics Research Laboratory and the Physics Department, with generous support from the National Science Foundation, is pleased to offer two scholarships for students to attend the WIU Summer Science Experience Camp. Preference will be given to:
- Students who want to become scientists, engineers, or want to work in a medical field.
- Students who need economic support to participate.
- Women, underrepresented minorities, or students who will be first in their families to attend college.


Application requires consent of parent/guardian, and endorsement from a teacher. Scholarship applications will receive full consideration if submitted by May 10th. Scholarship applications will be accepted until June 23rd.

Application form: https://goo.gl/forms/elTjogHR5jBZhen52

 
WIU Foundation Scholarships
Available for campers wanting to attend a camp intended for high schoolers. Twenty-five qualified applicants will receive a $200 scholarship. To apply, please complete a SAO Application and submit via email to Sally Adams at sa-adams2@wiu.edu or mail to Office of Study Abroad and Outreach, 1 University Circle, Horrabin Hall 8, Macomb, IL 61455.

 

Community Scholarships

Western Illinois Regional Council (WIRC) Scholarships 

These scholarships can be applied to any camp program. Qualification is based on income and residency requirements specified by Macomb's WIRC office. Applicants must reside in either Hanock, Henderson, McDonough or Warren counties. A  WIRC Application  and SAO Application  must both be completed. Please attach proof of total monthly income with your application.

Bushnell School District Scholarships

Available for female registrants of the Bushnell School District wishing to attend "Girls Plus Math" camp. Conact our office at (309) 298-1911 if you meet these requirements. 

 
 
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