January 25, 2013
Spring Break Career Academies for Youth
Charlottesville, VA - The registration deadline has been extended until Friday, March 1, for Piedmont Virginia Community College's Spring Break Academies for local high school students scheduled April 1-5, 2013.
Open to 10th and 11th-grade students, the academies provide a variety of hands-on learning experiences in health sciences and computer technologies. Students who enroll in one of the week-long academies will experience college classes, enjoy skills workshops with PVCC faculty and participate in field trips to area businesses. Students can also complete a "skills challenge" and earn a Career Readiness Certificate.
The academies were developed to provide high school students with the opportunity to learn about education and careers in the health sciences and computer technologies fields. Participants will meet current PVCC students, work with PVCC career coaches and learn how to present themselves to employers at networking events.
The enrollment fee is $89, which includes lunch each day. The fee may be reduced or waived for students who provide documentation of eligibility for free or reduced lunch through the National School Lunch program.