GACE I Preparation Workshop June 1 - July 15
Starting a Business 101 June 3 - June 9
College Boot Camp June 3 - June 9
Project P.U. S.H. Summer Institute June 4 - June 28
Theater & TV/Film Summer Camp  June 4 - June 29 and July 9 - July 20


Starting a Business 101

This summer program will provide participants with the foundational knowledge necessary to start the process of conceptualizing and developing a business. Toward this goal, several workshops are planned that will engage local community startup entrepreneurs through the prospect of developing a business plan. The workshop series will encompass the following workshops over the span of two weeks:
  • Existing Business Series - Writing The Business Plan, Marketing plan, Financial Plan, and Technology Plan
  • Specialized Workshops - Will focus on specific topics (i.e. Management, Marketing, Financial planning, and technology, etc)
  • Group or One-on-One Coaching - Experienced Business Consultants will meet one on one with participants to coach you with the development of your Business plan Marketing plan, Financial Plan, and Technology Plan.

Program Information

  • Targeted Participants: Anyone that wants to explore starting a business.
  • Date: June 3, 2012 - June 9, 2012
  • Time: 9:00 – 4:00
  • Cost: $300

College Boot Camp

College Boot Camp connects high school students with real world college preparatory information and resources as well as test taking strategies.

Program Information

  • Target Participants: Rising eighth graders to rising seniors
  • Date: June 3, 2012 - June 9, 2012 
  • Time: 9:00-5:00
  • Cost: $50 per week

GACE I Preparation Workshop

So you want to be a teacher? The Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) One Test is a basic skills test that all aspiring educators are required to take prior to admittance to a teacher education program in Georgia. These on-line workshops will review the testing frameworks for the mathematics, reading and writing portions of the test and provide an analysis of areas for improvement as students prepare for the test. The workshop occurs over six-weeks with each section of the test being divided into 2 week modules.

Program Information

  • Targeted Participants: Graduating high school seniors intending to pursue a degree in teacher education Individuals that that need to complete the GACE I assessments to enter a teacher education program
  • Date: June 1, 2012 - July 15, 2012 
  • Time: On-line
  • Cost: $50 per learning module/$135 for all three modules (at sign up)

Theater & TV/Film Summer Camp

With only 50 campers per session, we have the perfect role for YOU! If you want to act in shows like The Color Purple, Les Misérables, Cats, The Lion King, and Chicago, then Paine College Theater Camp is just right for you. Our coaches are career professionals that will help you improve and or enhance your theater performance. Our perfect size means we can customize the most exciting theatrical summer for you plus as much, Music, Dance, and Fine Arts. At TV/Film Camp our staff will help you create an idea, story board, location scout, shoot, sound edit, dub, apply effects, , create menus and then burn your masterpiece to DVD. We use digital cameras that produce professional results. No need to send your child to Atlanta any longer, Paine College offers the best Theater and TV/Film training in the CSRA. Sign up today, space is limited.

Program Information

  • Targeted Participants: Ages 8 - 17 
  • Date: Theater Camp - June 4 - June 15, 2012. TV/Film Camp - July 9-20, 2012
  • Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm 
  • Cost: $100 per week
  • Theater & TV/Film Summer Camp Flyer

Project P.U.S.H. Summer Institute

Project P.U.S.H. (Propelling Underserved Students into Higher-education) is a FREE pilot program that seeks to enhance cultural, academic, and social lives of minority students. Project P.U.S.H, a culturally and gender specific mentoring program, seeks to address the academic and social needs of girls through creating opportunities to develop meaningful mentoring relationships with “guides to success” (i.e. college students from similar backgrounds). The primary purpose of Project P.U.S.H. is to increase students’ educational attainment and connection to their schools through curriculum designed to promote their psychosocial development integrated with positive mentoring relationships with gender matched mentors. Project P.U.S.H. employs a tiered group mentoring model that includes a faculty mentor, college student mentors, and middle school students.

Program Information

Department Contact Information

Dr. Steven L. Thomas, Dean
School of Professional Studies
Paine College
1235 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Phone: 706-432-8727