• Below You Will Find a List of Community Summer Activities!

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  • For questions, contact Jameya Green-Jones, Lead Workforce Development Coordinator.

    A variety of summer opportunities for our Durham Public School Middle and High School students!

    High School:

    • Internship Program
    • Early Childhood Education Certification
    • Entrepreneurship Experience
    • 911 Academy Certification Pathway
    • Audio Engineering Experience 
    • BioWorks Certification Pathway
    • Drone Exploration
    • ServSafe Certification (Food Handlers)
    • BEST (Building, Engineering & Skilled Trades)
    • Coding & IT Programming
    • Culinary & Baking
    • Cosmetology
    • Barbering
    • Social innovation, Design-thinking & how to become your own boss!

    Middle School:

    • Drone Exploration
    • Coding & IT
    • 3D Printing 
    • Space Camp 
    • Robotics
    • Social innovation, Design-thinking & how to become your own boss!
    • Photography
    • Music Exploration (Music & Technology)
    • Entrepreneurial Experience 
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  • What is $OAR Academy?

    Offered as a summer pilot program for the Peggy Ward
    Financial Education Center (PWFEC), $OAR Academy is
    a weeklong in-person experience for high school
    students to learn critical elements of wealth
    management. Students will expand their horizons by
    working as part of a team in group challenges. Students
    will also compete for team/individual prizes and
    scholarships and receive camp swag, a t-shirt, a
    certificate of completion, and a $25 gift card.

    Who should attend $OAR Academy?

    Students who are interested in learning more about
    practical applications of personal finance are
    encouraged to apply. Academy participants must be a
    rising freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior heading
    into Fall 2023.

    Where do I apply?

    Apply to $OAR Academy by Friday, June 2. Scan the QR
    code or visit: https://bit.ly/SOARACADEMY

    Please email: Ruth Brown at rbrown49@nccu.edu

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  • Program Details

    • Rising 11th and 12th graders are eligible to apply
    • Participation is limited to 25 students.
      • To ensure that students from multiple schools have the opportunity to participate, three students from any one school will be accepted. Additional applicants from the school will be placed on a waitlist. We will contact waitlisted students beginning the week of May 30.
    • There is no cost to participate, but participants must provide their own transportation to the EPA-RTP campus and provide their own meals.
    • Participants and visitors providing transportation must show a valid photo ID daily when entering the EPA campus.
    • Students must commit to attending the entire 5-day Institute. 
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