Quest 2016: Finding Your Future
Registration opens in April!
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 13-15, 2016
Themes for 2016:
Pathways to Professions - themed camps for the student with an interest in a particular career area.
Monday, June 13 – Entrepreneurs & Business
Tuesday, June 14 – Rehabilitative Medicine
Wednesday, June 15 – Engineering
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 16 - Discovery 102: High School (grades 10 - 12)
June 17 - Discovery 101: Middle School (grades 7-9) - New for Quest 2016!
Dates: June 2016
Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Arrival/Sign-in: 8-8:30 a.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 will open in April. 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.
Scholarships will be awarded on May 30, 2016, and confirmation packets (including an invoice, if applicable) will be mailed the week of May 30th.
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.
A limited number of scholarships are available. To apply, students are required to submit a 100-200 word statement about what they hope to gain by attending “Quest 2016: Finding Your Future”. The statement can be included in the online registration or mailed directly to Career Services. Scholarship participants are entitled to apply for scholarships for up to 50% of their registered camp days. Scholarship applications must be received by May 27, 2016. If a scholarship is awarded and the student will be unable to attend the camp day(s), we ask to be notified immediately to provide the scholarship to another applicant.
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.
The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg reserves the right to make changes to the daily agenda, should they be necessary for scheduling purposes.
Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Please call the Office of Career Services to request accommodations.
Should you have questions or like more information, please contact us at (724) 838-8040.
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Thank you for your participation at Quest 2015: Finding Your Future
at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg!
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School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Kayla Anthony, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg Alumni
Marissa Barron, University of Pittsburgh Alumni
Dr. Elaine Bennett, St. Vincent College
Tony Berich, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Charles Boyer II, The Boyer Agency
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Natasha Garrett, La Roche College
Laurie Jones, Seton Hill University
Robert Jones, University Police, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Dongwoo Ko, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Mike Kuzemchak, Western PA Conservancy
Kalli Lodovico, Dietetics
Robert Macik, Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
Nancy Mauer, Veterinarian
Silvina Orsatti, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Robert Rathi, Jr., LifeFlight
Christy Rickabaugh, Dietetics
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Megan Tutolo, Delallo’s
Dr. Gretchen Underwood, University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
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