"The Naval Academy is seeking highly motivated, well-rounded applicants who excel not only academically, but also in athletics, leadership and service. If you have a strong will to achieve, desire a real challenge, and want to be a leader serving your country, the opportunity of a lifetime could begin for you at the United States Naval Academy. It is one of the greatest adventures you could possibly imagine!"
- CAPT Stephen B. Latta, USN (Ret), Dean of Admissions
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Programs and Events
Summer Seminar Program
The Summer Seminar Program is for motivated students who have completed their junior year in high school and are interested in pursuing an appointment to the Naval Academy. Each six day Summer Seminar overnight session teaches you about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders. Applications are now closed. All applicants will be notified of their status by April 15, 2013.
View the 2013 Summer Seminar Catalog
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Summer STEM Program
The United States Naval Academy focuses on four areas during the Summer STEM Program: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This program is designed to encourage rising 8th – 11th graders to pursue a course of study in engineering and technology throughout high school and college. It is a week-long, overnight camp at the Academy each June. The application closes at 11:59pm on April 15. Tuition is $200.
View the 2013 STEM Catalog
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Blue & Gold Officer Program
Coordinated through the USNA Admissions Office, the Blue & Gold Officer Program trains a nationwide network of informed volunteers who assist in the candidate admissions process. This group of more than 2,500 volunteers consists of active duty and Naval Reserve officers, retired military personnel, alumni, friends and supporters. Blue & Gold Officers (BGOs) serve every state and several overseas territories. BGOs are assigned to high school liaison duty and are expected to make the most positive impression of the United States Naval Academy and the naval service. They are qualified to counsel prospective midshipmen on every aspect of the Naval Academy. BGOs typically attend college information sessions at schools and participate in college fairs and congressional service academy functions.
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