Panorama Community Schools

Learning Programs outside PCSD

Americorps - Want to go to college but take some time to travel the country and improve the world first?
Inspired by Peace Corps during Bill Clinton Presidency, Americorps places HS graduates in each state in programs to strengthen communities, full time participants earn an allowance and scholarship for college. - blue lake fine arts camp; piano, dance, visual arts, orchestra, jazz, band, theater, harp, choir
300 E. Crystal Lake Road, Twin Lake, Michigan 49457, 800.221.3796, 231.894.1966, contact for camp and scholarship information request by clicking "Request Info" on their website, four 2 week sessions begin late June end late August.
  • Iowa State University - Senior Engineering Day, September annually, register here -  
  • 10 Amazing Jobs through STEM education“; shared through PLTW newsletter 02/2013 (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Engineering Education Service Center webpage list of engineering competitions
  • AES Engineers consulting firm is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on below website. Will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Amount of award: $500.00, Deadline for entry: October, website at:
  • Iowa Engineering Society Scholarship, students living in Dallas, Greene & Guthrie Counties are in Central Iowa Chapter #4, awards are provided by chapter, for information and applying see website (, $500 or $1,000 award with early January deadline.
  • SAE Engineering Scholarships for HS Seniors, see website for multiple awards and the application criteria at, due January 15.
  • Iowa State University also offers an IS-SAE Engineering Scholarship
Envision Programs offer experiences in several potential career areas for ages elementary through high school.
Panorama has had several families choose to participate in a summer medical programs. 
The Envision website has program descriptions and registration (all costs are covered by families).