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Quest 2016: Finding Your Future

Quest 2016 - Finding Your Future

Thank you to all those who were part of Quest 2016!  Check out the slideshow below!

Thank you to all the organizations, companies, & individuals that contributed to Quest 2016!

Camp Agendas

Pathways to Professions

These themed camps are designed for the student who would like to explore a career field in more depth. The schedule for each camp will include hands-on activities that will give students a sampling of key skills and knowledge, as well as opportunities to interact with professionals representing a number of different occupations within the field.

Offered: June 14-16, 2016

Themes for 2016:

Pathways to Professions - themed camps for the student with an interest in a particular career area.

Tuesday, June 14 – Rehabilitative Medicine 

Wednesday, June 15 – Engineering

Thursday, June 16 – Entrepreneurs & Business

 

Discovery 101 & Discovery 102

These one-day camps are designed for the student who is still interested in career exploration. The schedule will include a variety of career discovery activities, interactive workshops, information about planning for college, a panel of professionals, and much more.

June 13 - Discovery 101: Middle School (grades 7-9)  - New for Quest 2016!

June 17 - Discovery 102: High School (grades 10 - 12) 

 



The Basics

Dates: June 2016

Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Participants: Students entering grades 7-12 in the fall of 2016 are invited to attend.  Please note, for the Pathways to Professions days, first priority will be given to students entering grades 9-11.  Grade levels are specified above for Discovery 101 & 102. 

Cost: $25/day*.  A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship & early registration deadline is May 27, 2016.

* An additional $5 fee will be added to camp days that include an off-campus activity or tour for transportation purposes and indicated during registration.  Applicants will receive an invoice the week of May 30th.  Should you have any questions, please contact us. 

Meals: Lunch and snacks provided.

Housing and Transportation: Not provided. 

Registration

Registration is open.  Registration is required. Participants will receive an email confirmation that their registration has been received.  Due to the nature of the camp activities, enrollment is limited.  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Registrations received by May 27, 2016, will be given first consideration.  Waitlisted participants will be contacted individually.

Confirmation

Scholarships will be awarded on May 30, 2016, and confirmation packets (including an invoice, if applicable) will be mailed the week of May 30th. 

Payment Methods      

Registration is not complete until payment is received or a scholarship has been awarded.  Cash or checks will be accepted.  Please make checks payable to: University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships for middle school students (students currently completing grades 6-8) from Westmoreland and Fayette counties are currently available and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  These scholarships are funded by the Westmoreland-County Forum for Workforce Development and administered through the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board.

Policies

Cancellation
The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg reserves the right to cancel a camp due to insufficient enrollment.  In this case, a full refund will be issued.  Upon request, a 90% refund will be issued up to two business days prior to the start of the camp. 

Program Changes

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg reserves the right to make changes to the daily agenda, should they be necessary for scheduling purposes. 

Disability Accommodations

Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Please call the Office of Career Services to request accommodations.

Contact

Should you have questions or like more information, please contact us at (724) 838-8040.

QUEST highlight videos

Quest 2016!

Thank you to all the organizations, companies, & individuals that contributed to Quest 2016!

 

Quest 2015

Thank you for your participation at Quest 2015: Finding Your Future
at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg!

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