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1) Maymont Foundation is looking for teen volunteers, age 15 and older, this summer. They request volunteers be available for at least one week. Interested teens should contact Kate Jarrell, Manager of Environmental Education kjarrell@Maymont.org <mailto:kjarrell@Maymont.org> (804) 358-7166 ext. 308
2) Opportunity: Writing Contest for Teens
The Virginia Writers’ Club is sponsoring a writing contest for middle and high school students. Cash prizes awarded for poetry, fiction and nonfiction. All entrants can also get a free membership in the Young Virginia Writers’ Club. For more information see the attachment flyer: the_virginia_writers_club
3) Students showing interest in architecture as a career may be interestetd in the activities below. Please have them contact the Virginia Center for Architecture.
Dear Roger Richardson,
<http://img.getactivehub.com/08/custom_images/vca/Class.gif> Architecture Snapshot Series
July 13, July 20, July 27
High-school students get an introduction to the fundamentals of a career in architecture in this three-part summer program. Explore architecture through behind-the-scenes tours, presentations by professional architects, and hands-on activities. On July 13, explore the subject of inspiration and make your own inspiration board. On July 20, focus on landscape design and make your own bubble diagram. On July 27, dive into preservation and design a chair-in-context.
$10 per session; $25 for the series
Call (804) 644-3041, ext. 107 to register
<http://img.getactivehub.com/08/custom_images/vca/Pig.gif> The Three Little Pigs
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Following a reading of The Three Little Pigs, preschool children design their own house! Just like the pigs in the story, each child chooses their own materials to construct a house that is “wolf-proof.” This is a program for groups of 10 or more and registration is required. Call (804) 644-3041 ext. 107 or email email@example.com to register.
$5 per participant
One chaperon required for every 10 students; one chaperon for every 5 students admitted free
The Virginia Center for Architecture is offering two eight-week summer internships to provide valuable, practical experience in a museum setting. The internships are unpaid, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and are open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in architecture, museum education, art and/or architectural history, or arts administration. Dates of the internships are flexible between the dates of June 1 and Sept. 1. To apply, please send a letter of intent, resume, and one letter of reference to:
Director of Programs
Virginia Center for Architecture
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
<http://img.getactivehub.com/08/custom_images/vca/Handbag.gif> The Museum Shop
The expertly-curated Museum Shop features a wide assortment of design-inspired books and unique gift items, from jewelry to neckties to picture frames. Find the perfect gift for your favorite graduate. Members get a discount!
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This year’s program promises to be better than ever. Because of the national exposure sciLife 2008 received through an article in the Washington Post, we are expecting an enthusiastic crowd of 2009 participants. So, make sure you are among the first to sign up!
For more information: scilife-2009-is-coming
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Minority Law and Research Institute
June 22 – July 2, 2009
Southern University and A&M College
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Find out more on this link: mlari-2009
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Here is the last installment! senior-scholarships-may-09