The OU Summer Academies provide students with hands-on experiences in Math, Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM) while exposing them to life on a college campus. The Summer Academies are funded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
This Meteorology Academy offers a one-week residential camp at the Univeristy of Oklahoma.
Students will learn about atmospheric interactions from fronts to thunderstorm development, how data are collected from instrumentation, how to analyze weather maps, and how to interpret forecast discussions. Students will be exposed to meteorology careers including: operational forecasters at NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center and the National Weather Service’s Norman Forecast office; field researchers who operate mobile radars; and local television broadcasters.
A Campus Experience
Students will live in university residence halls and eat on campus giving students a real "feel" for college life. Counselors will be housed on the same floor to provide maximum assistance and supervision. Students will have class activities from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1:30 p.m.- 5 p.m. each day. Educational and recreational activities will be scheduled each evening. Sessions on applying to college are planned - how to apply, how to pay for college, where to find scholarships, how to apply for financial aid, and what to expect. Oklahoma's Promise program offers free tuition to Oklahoma higher education institutions for those that qualify.
Students will not participate in any storm chasing activities.
The camp is limited to 30 students who attend Oklahoma public, private, or home schools and are entering 9th, 10th or 11th grade in Fall 2020.
Applications due by April 17, 2020
|When||June 14-19, 2020|
|Grades||Students entering 9th, 10th or 11th grade in Fall 2020|
|Residency||Oklahoma Students Only|
|Tuition||All expenses, including housing, meals, supplies, and notebooks will be provided to each academy student. Travel expenses to and from the academy location and incidental personal expenditures are the responsibility of the academy student's family.|
|Lodging||University of Oklahoma Residential Hall|
Interested students must submit a typed or printed application that includes all of the following:
Please see application packet for essay topic.
National Weather Center (Map)
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072-7305
|Agenda||Check back in May|
For more information about the Summer Camps contact:
University of Oklahoma
300 Kellogg Drive, Room 333
Norman, OK 73072
The University of Oklahoma
120 David L. Boren Blvd., Suite 2900
Norman, OK 73072