Student Opportunities

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 3:53pm

Howard High School Pride Booster Summer Camps
Lions’ Pride Booster summer camps, with instruction from Howard High School athletic coaches, take place each summer at Howard High School. We offer a complete selection of Sports Camps to choose from for third grade students to rising ninth grade students! Howard High provides an excellent environment for an enjoyable summer camp experience with exposure to Howard High School facilities and staff. 

Scholarship Funds for Middle School Summer Programs Available 

Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship - Up to $25,000 - Applications are due March 11, 2020:

  • Up to $25,000 is available, or approximately $350 per week of camp per applicant, to African American, Latino, or Native American males who are enrolled in a Howard County public middle school to assist with the costs of tuition and related expenses associated with participating in “qualified programs.” The goal of the camps is to provide opportunities to gain knowledge, skills, and unique experiences that will enable students to successfully finish school and become leaders in their community.
  • Students who have previously received this scholarship, and continue to meet eligibility criteria outlined in the guidelines, are encouraged to apply again.
  • For more information review the Guidelines and application.

Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County
Since 2006, the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County has partnered with Maryland Leadership Workshops to offer the JOURNEY program, a one-week overnight summer workshop for Howard County middle school girls (rising 7th, 8th & 9th graders) to develop their leadership
skills. Journey 2020 will be held at Washington College July 12th through 18th this year.  A week at Journey includes: 

  • Workshops on topics such as empowerment and motivation, decision making, communication, self-awareness, goal setting, group dynamics, and conflict resolution
  • Group projects that challenge girls to apply new skills and exceed their own expectations
  • Team-building activities that strengthen interpersonal skills and build lasting memories
  • One-on-one mentoring with members of a dedicated and highly trained staff

Applications are due May 15, 2020. Journey and scholarship applications may be found at Financial assistance is made available by the Women's Giving Circle of Howard County. You may contact Maryland Leadership Workshops at 301-444-8623,, or