Summer Workshop

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Monday, June 14 – Saturday, June 19, 2021

A tentative Schedule of Events will be available soon.

Open to students entering their junior and senior years of high school, with a $3,000 renewable scholarship to Cottey College for all attendees.

For questions, reach out to Cottey’s Enrollment Management Office at 417-448-6710 or workshop@cottey.edu

Registration will open March 1, 2021.

Tuition is $400 and will include class workbooks, t-shirt, labs, field trips, all meals, 5 overnight stays on campus, airport shuttle to/from campus, and all materials for the week.

A week-long summit focused on leadership and skill-building for change makers, and barrier breakers. College professors and administrators will teach interactive courses, guide adventures and share the knowledge needed to build an incredible future.

A sampling of course offerings will be available soon.

Traveling by Plane: Cottey will provide a shuttle leaving Kansas City International Airport at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14. The Kansas City International Airport has three small terminals. When students exit their plane, they should proceed to the baggage claim to retrieve their items. If they land in Terminal B, they should then proceed to the Food Court area. If they land at Terminal A or C, they should go outside the Terminal to board the free airport shuttle (the only RED bus), which will take them to Terminal B. Students will gather at Terminal B, Food Court area to load the shuttle.

Cottey counselors will arrive at the airport at 10:00 a.m. Students who arrive prior to 11:00 a.m. should go directly to baggage claim and then proceed to Terminal B, Food Court area. Students should have their cell phones on and available while at the airport so they can be reached by Cottey staff.

The return shuttle will arrive at the airport by 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 19. Please allow 1.5 hours for check in. Cottey counselors will escort students to the terminals and ensure they make it through security. Please provide your student will appropriate funds if she has a long wait before departure.

Traveling by car: Registration will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14. No activities are planned prior to 4:00 p.m. and the residence halls will be locked, please do not plan to arrive early. Check out is Saturday, June 19, from 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Students will share a suite in Robertson Hall with 8-10 other high school students and one College counselor. In addition to a College counselor in each suite, a Cottey staff member will live in the residence hall during the week. We operate on an honor system and room keys are not issued during the summer programs.

Every student will share a room with at least one other high school student. The bedrooms have a twin-sized bed, dresser, and desk for each student. Each suite has a kitchen area that is equipped with a full-sized refrigerator, a microwave, and hot plate. Each suite also has a bathroom that consists of two to three private stalls, two private showers, and a private shower/bathtub.

The residence hall offers free Wi-Fi, a computer room with printer, a laundry room, and a television room with vending machines.

The temperature in the residence hall will vary between 74-78 degrees depending on location of the suite in relation to the sunlight. For this reason, we recommend only bringing a light blanket or not blanket at all as each student will be provided with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and a pillow. Classrooms in the academic building do tend to be cool and a jacket or hooded sweatshirt is recommended.

** Halls are locked but please leave valuables at home or on your person. You can always leave any electronics or medications with the Cottey staff member in the hall.

Parents and guests who may be traveling to/from campus will need to make their own accommodations for lodging in Nevada, if applicable. Please see the brochure for local lodging information.

Luggage should be marked with your name, street address, city, state, and phone number.

• Personal hygiene supplies (shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, feminine protection, etc.) NOTE: these items cannot be purchased on campus.
• Prescription medicine (will be monitored by professional staff)
• Casual wear (Shirts, shorts, jeans.) Missouri weather in June can range from hot and humid to moderately cold and rainy. Campus buildings are air-conditioned.
• Swimsuit and pool towel (Optional)
• Sweater, sweatshirt, or jacket
• Book bag (to carry notebook, handouts, etc.)
• Sunscreen and insect repellent
• Notebook and pencil
• Rain Jacket and umbrella
• Water bottle with lid
• Light blanket (sheets and pillow will be provided)
• Musical instrument, if planning to take a private lesson
• Comfortable/stretchy clothing and socks, if planning to participate in a dance class or yoga
• Closed-toe shoes for science courses and other activities

College will provide:

• Bed linens (sheets and pillow)
• One set of towels for the week, if you need more, please bring them

 

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