Transition Summer

*FOR TEENS WHO HAVE COMPLETED GRADES 11-12

Program Highlights

teens on a college visit College Planning – You’ll learn more about the college application process with educational consultants and explore different post-secondary options on college visits. Along with other campers, you’ll set goals for the upcoming year that will prepare you for a successful transition to college.

teens working in kitchen Community Service & Career Exploration – You’ll pick a community service project YOU are interested in. You’ll earn 10 service hours over the summer and walk away with something to add to your resume! Career Services will lead engaging sessions on mock interviews and resume building.


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 include community service work, or time for health & wellness followed by a morning at the local farmer’s market. 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 trip to a high ropes course, or mock interviews with the campus career center followed by time to explore downtown independently with other campers. 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 at a local arcade or a minor league baseball game, to menu planning and money management exercises lead by Beyond Akeela staff.

Want to learn more about the other stages of Beyond Akeela? Click the buttons below to see what other groups are doing at camp!

FOUNDATION SUMMER (GRADES 10-11) POST-GRAD SUMMER (GRADES 12 - GAP YEAR)

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