For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran

Exec Camp and College Prep & Writing Camp Debut at Georgian Court

Educational Camps Prepare High Schoolers for College Search & Life and Business World

Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 30, 2007—This July, get a jump on your college search and education with one of Georgian Court’s two new camps. Receive an intensive introduction to college-level business education with Exec Camp, or prepare for your college search and writing at the college level with College Prep & Writing Camp.

High school students, do you want to hear “You’re HIRED?” Georgian Court’s Exec Camp offers you a head start on your professional future by teaching you life and business skills. Open to young women and men entering 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades, this weeklong day camp will help you prepare for the job market with lessons on everything from professional behavior and dress to electronic marketing and public relations.

You’ll learn management and leadership skills and apply these competencies to a final project of creating, developing, and marketing a product or event. Join GCU faculty in a highly interactive setting to learn all the skills that will help you get hired.

This exciting weeklong day camp will be held on Georgian Court’s Lakewood campus July 15–19 (Sunday–Thursday). The cost is $450 per person and includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and field trip fees.

College Prep & Writing Camp is three days of intensive college preparation along with fun and recreation on one of New Jersey’s most beautiful college campuses. Open to young women entering 10th and 11th grades, GCU’s residential College Prep & Writing Camp will offer stress reduction tips for tests and life, preparation for critical reading for the SATs and college-level writing, and guidance about the college search process and the transition to college. You’ll enjoy small classes with GCU faculty and instructors and plenty of opportunities for fresh thinking and creative expression.

GCU’s College Prep & Writing Camp is being offered July 22–25. Arrive and register on Sunday, July 22, and attend classes from Monday, July 23, through Wednesday, July 25, on Georgian Court’s historic Lakewood campus. The cost is $450 per person and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and overnight residence hall accommodations.

For more information and an application to apply to either camp, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or Applications are due no later than May 17, 2007. A $50 deposit will be required at the time of application, which will be credited to the total charge.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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