College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Summer Programs for High School Students

College bound? A pre-college summer program in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) at N.C. A&T can help you find direction. Participation in a summer program can help you plan your future, prepare for college life, and give you memories and friends to last a lifetime. The CAES offers two summer programs for high school students.

Research Apprenticeship Program RAP is a two-week-long, residential program in June, designed to expose rising high school juniors and seniors to research and careers opportunities in the food, agricultural, and environmental sciences.  The program provides students with the opportunity to engage with cutting edge researchers, in addition to a variety of other activities. The program this year will take place from June 18 - 30, 2023.   

Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders - IFAL, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Farm Bureau, is a week-long program in June to build leadership potential in rising seniors who are interested in agriscience professions. Room and board are free.