In the first video, cohort student, Nina S., attended the ACE (Aviation Career Enrichment) Program during each school year, beginning in the eighth grade, and the OBAP (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals) Program as part of her summer planning during each summer throughout high school. As a high school senior, Nina will be able to earn enough flight hours to be awarded her private pilot’s license prior to entering college.


The video provided here is from the Disney Dreamers Academy Program. The Disney Dreamers Academy, like many summer program opportunities, is highly competitive. However, the best programs provide opportunities for students to ‘Make Connections’ with the faculty and staff of highly selective colleges and universities, meet other students from throughout the world, and build relationships with mentors, professors, and professionals from an array of professions, in addition to providing extraordinary summer experiences. 

Complete the quiz for this video as a group.

After viewing the video and completing the quiz, the Lesson will guide you in identifying and researching summer program opportunities near your home, across the country, or around the world.