2017 Summer Migrant KEYS Academy (June 26-30, 2017)
Online Student Application
Due Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
We would like to invite you to apply for the 2017 Summer Migrant KEYS Academy hosted by the Southern KY Regional Migrant Educational Program on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.
The Southern KY Regional Migrant Education Program K.E.Y.S. Summer Academy is a week-long program dedicated to helping students transition from middle school to high school by allowing students to focus on present and future educational/career goals, promoting self-awareness, and giving students the tools to help overcome barriers to success due to the migratory lifestyle.
To build confidence through activities where sharing experiences and ideas are necessary.
To encourage students to form social relationships and make new friends.
To provide the opportunity to think about and plan for their futures after high school using the Common Core Standards of College & Career Readiness.
To provide on-going interaction with role models who have completed a post-secondary degree
To encourage basic writing and to develop creative ways to express thoughts.
To encourage and provide opportunities for goal setting for the high school years.
What is the cost of the 2017 Summer KEYS Academy?
Our camp is FREE for eligible migrant students in the Southern Kentucky Migrant Region.
Who can apply for the 2017 Summer Migrant KEYS Academy?
Eligible incoming 7th – 12th graders (Fall 2017) migrant education students from the Southern KY Region in Kentucky.
Students currently served by the Regional Office in non-standalone districts will receive top priority.
We will accept between 40-50 students.
What do you need to bring for the 2017 Summer Migrant KEYS Academy?
Comfortable shoes, tennis shoes, change of clothes for 1 week
Bedding (Pillow, Sleeping Bag, Sheets)
The 2017 Summer Migrant KEYS Academy will supply the following:
Toiletries, (Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, combs/brush, etc.)
Shower towels & wash cloths
For the 2017 KEYS Academy, we will not have a closing ceremony including parents.
Application Due Date: Friday, May 19th
Application Process: Migrant Staff Only
Before completing and helping students/families with the on-line survey, you will need to complete the steps listed below.
1. Obtain the student’s ILP Username and Password
2. Help student set up an email account. Do not use school email account.
3. Print and obtain all required parent/guardian signatures.
4. Ensure all forms are FULLY completed and have signatures
5. The on-line survey is simple and should only take about 10 minutes.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call. My contact information is listed below. Thank you and looking forward to this awesome opportunity and experience!
Published on April 13, 2015