Post-Grad Summer

*FOR TEENS WHO HAVE COMPLETED GRADE 12 OR A GAP YEAR

Program Highlights

Work Study – You will have an on-campus internship during which you’ll receive meaningful feedback from a supervisor and Beyond Akeela Advisor. You will also get to experience a college classroom environment, led by collegiate faculty, and develop an understanding of the differences in learning expectations between high school and college.
Travel Planning – You will be actively engaged in setting itineraries and making plans for various group outings, including overnight and day trips. This is your chance to have a real say in what your experience is like at camp.


A Sample Day

Wake Up & Morning Prep
(8:00am-9:30am)
You are responsible for setting your own alarm each day and getting yourself ready for breakfast. We’ll also have a quick morning meeting which will be a refresher on what your plans for the day are.
AM Activity
(9:30am-12:00pm)
A sample morning may be spent at your internship location, or with a cooking lesson from the head chef on campus followed by time in their cooking groups to plan out meals to prepare. Check out the activity highlights for more planned activities.
Lunch
(12:00pm-1:00pm)
Pending the day, lunches are a mix of pre-packed lunches to eat out of camp picnic-style, lunches in the campus dining hall, and an occasional lunch out at a local restaurant.
PM Activity
(1:00pm-4:30pm)
A sample afternoon may include a college level course designed for Beyond Akeela campers, or time out on a hike near campus. Check out the activity highlights for more planned activities.
Freetime
(4:30pm-6:00pm)
This is a great time for you to email back and forth with family back home, get some rest, or hang out in the lounge with your best camp friends. More active options are also available each day, as you can use the exercise facility and other areas on campus at during this time.
Dinner
(6:00pm-7:00pm)
You’ll have a chance to prepare two meals with a small group of camp friends. You will plan the menu, budget for the grocery store trip, and prep the meal as a team with as needed support from the staff. Dinner on other nights are at the campus dining hall or out at a local restaurant.
Evening Meeting
(7:00pm-7:30pm)
As a whole community, we share announcements about the day and what’s coming next, and acknowledge the accomplishments of our friends.
Evening Activity
(7:30pm-9:30pm)
Evening activities range from nights out for bowling or a minor league baseball game, to engaging activities related to job searching and money management lead by Beyond Akeela staff.

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