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EWU offers several innovative programs that bring young people to campus. From summer camps to leadership conferences, Eastern has something for everyone.

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    Academic | Cultural | College Awareness | Mentoring | Service Learning | Summer Camps

    Academic Programs

    Title Description Season/Term Grades
    Cheney Strings Academy Free strings program offered at Cheney Middle School by Music Depatrment

    Contact: John Marshall
    All Year MS
    FIRST Robotics Competition Regional robotics competition, multi-day

    Contacts: Mike Westfall, Judd Case
    Spring HS
    JumpStart Orientation and initial military training for prospective Army ROTC Cadets.

    Contact: Rob Riedel
    Summer HS
    Regional History Day Part of a regional/state contest in which students conduct research on a historical topic and share their findings through exhibits, websites, documentaries, oral presentations and papers

    Contact: Kathleen Huttenmeir
    Winter MS, HS
    Riverpoint Advanced Mathematics Partnership-- Algebra College preparation--first year algebra   9
    Science Olympiad On campus competition for area HS students, tours

    Contacts: Sue Murphy, Heather McKean
    Spring MS, HS
    SeaPerch challenge for MS Underwater remote vehicle challenge

    Contact: Jason Durfee
    Winter MS
    Tech Outreach Faculty member is working with Spokane high school teachers to could help set up meetings or tours on campus.

    Contact: Deacon Band
    Fall HS
    Triceratops 3rd grade poetry program partnership between Spokane Public Schools and Creative Writing Program

    Contact: Sam Ligon
    Spring ES
    West Valley Civics Conference 5-12 grade campus exploration, civics lessons and tours with West Valley School District

    Contact: Community Engagement
    Winter MS, HS

     

    Cultural Programs

    Title Description Season/Term Grades
    American Indian Studies HS Day College exploration, tour and speaker

    Contact: Nicole Devon
    Spring MS, HS
    Black and Brown Male Summit Young men conference, college exploration, sessions, cultural competency, co-sponsored with other educational partners

    Contact: Randy Corradine
    Spring HS, CC
    Cinco de Mayo Parent and student conference, college exploration, tour, workshops, services and dept. fair, cultural entertainment

    Contact: Adrian Reyes
    Spring MS, HS
    EWU Native American Students Association POW WOW Contact: Native American Students Association Spring Pre-K, Adult
    Girl on Fire Young women conference, college exploration, sessions, cultural competency, co-sponsored with other educational partners

    Contact: Randy Corradine
    Winter HS
    Izkali Calmecac Student Conference Weekend overnight conference, college exploration, sessions, speaker, cultural entertainment

    Contact: Martin Meraz-Garcia
    Fall HS
    Students of Color Symposium Overnight program for students from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    Contact: LaToya Bracket
    Summer HS

     

    College Awareness Programs

    Title Description Season/Term Grades
    American Indian Studies Attending National/Regional Conferences National Indian Education Conference, Northwest Indian Youth Conference

    Contact: Nicole Devon
    Fall & Spring MS, HS
    Application Nights Partnership with high schools to host an EWU Application Night

    Contact: Admissions
    Fall HS, CC
    Boys and Girls Club College exploration, tour, sessions

    Contact: Randy Corradine
    Fall, Winter, Spring MS, HS
    Career Investigation Workshop Upon request from high school, created by Admissions, various depts depending upon request

    Contact: Admissions
    Fall, Winter, Spring HS
    Carper Orcas Island Public Schools Scholarship Program A scholarship program with an outreach component in which Professor Bonny Bazemore in History visits Orcas Island High School

    Contact: Bonny Bazemore
    Spring HS
    College Success Foundation Outreach/ Showcase Bringing CSF scholarship eligible students to campus, college exploration, sessions, tours

    Contact: Stan Pichinevskiy
    Fall HS
    Field Days Campus exploration and tours

    Contact: Stan Pichinevskiy
    Spring K-5
    Financial Aid & Scholarship Nights Hosted by high schools, Admissions and Financial Aid presents or assists with filling out of FAFSA and scholarships

    Contact: Admissions
    Winter HS
    Financial Literacy Workshop Upon request from high school, created by Admissions

    Contact: Admissions
    Fall, Winter, Spring HS
    Finding the Right Fit Workshop Upon request from high school, created by Admissions (most popular)

    Contact: Admissions
    Fall, Winter, Spring HS
    Get Connected: High School Spokane Public Schools, focus on career, college exploration

    Contact: Whitney Meyer
    Winter HS
    Get Connected: Middle School Partnership program with Spokane Public Schools, focus on career, college exploration

    Contact: Whitney Meyer
    Winter MS
    Jueves Gigante College exploration

    Contact: Adrian Reyes
    Fall JHS, HS
    LEAP Conference College Exploration

    Contact: Adrian Reyes
    Spring HS
    Making College the Norm-MCTN early outreach program Early outreach/college awareness program for students, grade 6-8, mainly attending Spokane Public schools

    Contact: Nicole Devon
    Fall, Winter, Spring MS
    MESA Campus exploration and tours

    Contacts: Judd Case
    Spring HS
    Native Project/ Native Health/Title VII Indian Ed. Summer Camp American Indian Studies sponsors and hosts a day of the camp

    Contact: Nicole Devon
    Summer MS, HS
    Proyecto MoLe Conference College exploration, sessions, cultural competency

    Contact: Adrian Reyes
    Fall HS
    Rural Alliance for College Success College exploration, tour, sessions

    Contacts: Nate Marney, Randy Corradine
    Fall, Winter, Spring HS
    Spokane Tribe 477 Summer Program American Indian Studies sponsors and hosts a day of the summer program

    Contact: Nicole Devon
    Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer MS, HS
    Tribal High Schools College exploration related to CBPA

    Contact: Margo Hill
    Spring HS
    Women's Basketball Kid's Day Game and visit with activities

    Contact: Stan Pichinevskiy
    Winter ES

     
    Mentoring Programs

    Title Description Season/Term Grades
    College Access K-12 Mentoring K-12 mentoring partnership with Cheney School District and Communities in Schools

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year ES, MS, HS
    Trailblazers 21st Century Partnership K-5 afterschool mentoring partnership with Cheney Public Schools

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year ES

     
    Service Learning Programs

    Title Description Season/Term Grades
    Anthropological Society - Mobius Science Center Outreach through Volunteering Students in the Anthropological Society volunteer several nights a month to work as instructional guides at Mobius Science Center for their programs

    Contact: Rob Sauders
    Winter, Spring ES, MS
    AVID (CMS, Westwood) Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year MS
    Boys and Girls Club Academic Service-Learning (ASL) placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year MS, HS
    Crosswalk Teen Shelter Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year MS, HS
    Farwell Elementary School ASL Placement/Garden-Based After-School Program

    Contact: Community Engagement
    Spring ES
    Girl Scouts Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year ES, MS, HS
    Literacy Project, St. Aloysius Elementary Service-learning course partnership between St. Als School and Communication Disorders

    Contact: Lesli Cleveland
    Spring ES
    Practicum In Community Involvement (P.I.C.I) A partnership with Lewis and Clark High School in which CSBSSW faculty serve as mentors/readers to offer guidance and feedback on students' research papers that are tied to their practicum in local organizations

    Contact: Pui-Yan Lam
    Winter, Spring HS Seniors
    Project Hope Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    Winter, Spring HS
    West Central Community Center Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year Pre-K
    Westwood MS ASL Placement/Garden-Based After-School Program

    Contact: Community Engagement
    Summer MS
    YMCA Children's Center Academic Service-Learning placement

    Contact: Community Engagement
    All Year Pre-K

     
    Summer Camps

    For a full, up-to-date listing of summer camp opportunities at EWU, please visit Event Planning's Summer Camps page.

    Contact Information

    Undergraduate Admissions
    304 Sutton Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: admissions@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2397

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