QUEST

Quest 2014: Finding Your Future

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Quest 2014, summer day-camps for high school students, will take place in June at Pitt-Greensburg.  Explore career options, learn about your interests and abilities, and find out about a variety of related college majors.

Choose the camp that’s right for you!

Attend all five camps or just the day(s) that interest you the most!

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 16-19, 2014

Themes for 2014:

June 16th: Creative Communications

June 17th: Science Snapshots

June 18th: Medical Minds*

June 19th: Real-Life Heroes: Emergency & Disaster Response

Discovery 101

This day camp is 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.

Offered: June 20, 2014

The Basics

Dates: June 2014

Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  (Arrival/Sign-in: 8-8:30 a.m.)

Participants: High school students entering grades 9-11 in the fall of 2014 will be given first priority.

Cost: $25/day*.  A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship & early registration deadline is May 30, 2014.

* An additional $5 fee will be added to camp days that include an off-campus activity or tour for transportation purposes. The camp date with an asterisk above includes a potential  transportation fee.  Applicants will receive an invoice the week of June 1st. Should you have any questions, please contact us. 

Meals: Lunch and snacks provided.

Housing and Transportation: Not provided. 

Registration

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 30, 2014, will be given first consideration.  Waitlisted participants will be contacted individually.

Confirmation

Scholarships will be awarded on May 30, 2014, and confirmation packets (including an invoice, if applicable) will be mailed the week of June 1st. 

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.

Scholarship Information

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 2014: 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 30, 2014. If scholarship is awarded and student will be unable to attend the camp day(s), we ask to be notified immediately to provide the scholarship to another applicant.

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 physically and mentally handicapped individuals. 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.

Click play to watch a highlight video from Quest 2012!

Click play to watch a highlight video from Quest 2011!

 

Check out this video from Communication Arts Day! Special Thanks to AKLC Studios.

 

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