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     nasa   Explore NASA Internships. NASA internships and fellowships leverage NASA’s unique missions and programs to enhance and increase the capability, diversity and size of the nation’s future science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Internships are available from high school to graduate level. Internships provide students with the opportunity to participate in either research or other experiential learning, under the guidance of a mentor at NASA. Scan the QR code to download the app and learn more!
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    Camp Carousel 
     

    Camp Carousel is a bereavement retreat for children and teens (rising 1st graders—rising 12th graders), as well as adults, who are grieving the death of a loved one. For over 30 years, Camp Carousel has provided support for children, teens & adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. Creative and meaningful small group sessions help campers connect, share, learn, and grow. The schedule for kids & teens includes virtual sessions as well as a half-day, in-person camp closing.

    Salisbury Location: Rowan County Fairgrounds, 1560 Julian Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146

    July 12 – 16:  Morning sessions for Rising 6th – 12th graders

    July 19 – 23:  Morning sessions for Rising 1st – 5th graders

    For more information:  Click Here

    Register online at:  Click Here    

    * A virtual retreat for adults will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021 (Contact for more information)                      

    For registration assistance, call (336) 331-1300.

    There is no charge for participation, though donations are welcomed and appreciated.

     
     
     

     

     
     
    Heroes Helping Heroes 
      
     Heroes Helping Heroes, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing free mentorship programs and summer camps to children who are at-risk, adopted, or in foster care. In addition, Heroes Helping Heroes provides educational programs and workshops to the parents and guardians of these children with the goal of breaking generational patterns of abuse, neglect, and dependency. We are actively recruiting volunteer youth staff to serve as counselors and mentors for our 2019 summer day camps for at-risk, foster, and adopted children in grades K-8th
     
    Interested in attending camp? Dates TBD
    Interested in Volunteering Full Time? Dates TBD
    Interested in Volunteering Part Time? Dates TBD
     
     
     

     

    Shelton Challenge Leadership Camps

    Challenge1What is the Shelton Challenge?

    The First-Year Shelton Challenge is a six-day summer experience for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. Shelton’s five cornerstones of values-based leadership—honesty, integrity, compassion, diversity and social responsibility—are the foundations of the camp. The core curriculum focuses on Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics, Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership, Leadership Traits and Approaches, Teambuilding and Empowering Others, Social Responsibility, Public Speaking, and Goal Setting.

    The First-Year Shelton Challenge seeks youth who are rising 9th through 12th graders with a 3.0 grade point average (unweighted) or higher. Students will get to experience residence hall living, eat meals at a campus dining hall, and use indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. Dates TBD

     

      The Simple Dollar 

     
     The Simple Dollar website is a great tool to be used in controlling student debt and giving helpful strategies in money management for students. You can check out the website by clicking on the following link: http://www.thesimpledollar.com/student-loan-consolidation-guide/