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2014 Pre-Enrollment Programs

Jump-start your college experience by registering for one of Mitchell College's optional Pre-Enrollment Programs. A great way to have fun and meet your future classmates!

Students white water raftingOutdoor Adventure

August 21 - 28, 2014

The Outdoor Adventure Program provides a wonderful chance to experience Maine's scenic north woods, meet classmates, learn new skills and have a bit of fun and adventure before classes start. Activities include high and low ropes courses, white water rafting, rock climbing, geo-caching, kayaking and hiking. You sleep in cabin tents adjacent to a fully equipped lodge with lounge, dining hall, pool and hot tub. The combination of outdoor adventure as well as group activities and evening discussions make this memorable for everyone! Students should be physically fit and able to participate in rigorous physical activity.

Fee: $600                Click here to see the 2014 Itinerary
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August 19 - 28, 2014

The Theatre program will introduce the students to the rich theater environment in the Mitchell College area and will provide them with hands-on experience in many aspects of theater production. Working with faculty from the Eugene O’Neil’s National Theater Institute, Flock Theater and other theater professionals. Students will engage in hands-on workshops in such topics as puppetry, directing, acting, improv, acting Shakespeare, lighting design and stage management which will culminate in a performance. Additionally students will visit and tour and see what goes on backstage at some of the areas historic theaters such as the Garde Arts Center, a 1929 movie palace and Broadway touring house; the famous Eugene O’Neil Theater Center; The Goodspeed Opera House, Birthplace of the original productions of Man of La Mancha, Shenandoah, and Annie, and the first regional theatre to receive two Special Tony Awards for its outstanding achievements; and Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) just to name a few. And they will also attend and get to experience the professional rehearsals for the Flock Theater’s current production.

Fee: $400

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Students on fenceService Learning

August 21 - 28, 2014

Ready to make a difference in someone's life? Learn about the needs and opportunities right here at home, through civic work. Live on campus and volunteer with local agencies. Enjoy the local area at night including a great music and beach scene. Besides the reward of making a difference, you may just build a network for your future internships! Start college off the right way - in your new "home" community.

Fee: $200

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If you have questions regarding any Summer Program, please email:
If you are a student with a disability in need of accommodations, please contact the Disability Student Services office: