A Two-Week Summer Program
Raising the Bar is a five-year College Preparatory program committed to working with “rising stars” among 8-12th graders. Students must be purposefully driven, academically ambitious, and global-minded citizens. In addition, students are exposed to early college and career readiness with opportunities in various fields of study.
This program represents a five-year commitment to work with one hundred twenty-five students from the eighth grade to the twelfth grade.
Students attend a two-week summer program aimed at sharpening their Math and Language Arts skills. We also augment this program with other programs. In the second year, our partner First Foundation Bank teaches a course in financial literacy, and in the third year, students attend the FGCU/Sigma Pi Phi Epsilon Nu Boule Summer STEM Camp experience. Each year we add twenty-five, additional eighth-grade students, to the program.
In 2023. the Raising The Bar Program will graduate our fourth set of students from various High Schools.
The RTB Program collaborates with the Emerson Academy, Collier County Government with an Internship, National Flight Academy, ACTSO, and other once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Each summer the student(s) will have a different experience.
Our joint venture partner is First Foundation Bank of Collier County.
June 12-23, 2023
Program Site – Golden Gate High School (GGHS)
Raising The Bar (RTB) takes place in person at Golden Gate High School, 2925 Titan Way, Naples, FL 34116. RTB follows Collier County Public Schools summer school schedule which allows students access to free breakfast and lunch.