Programs

Free cyber camp for girls at The Citadel now accepting applications

Middle and high school girls (8th – 12th grades) in the Charleston area can now apply to attend this summer’s free cyber security camp. Applications are being accepted until April 26. “GenCyber Citadel – Girls who Smash Codes” will be on The Citadel’s campus from July 29 – August 2. Topics covered will include: ·         Cybersecurity concepts and principles ·         Network…

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Still keeping the faith: Roddy White celebrates 10 years of giving back with summer camp for youth

Retired Atlanta Falcons player Roddy White is continuing to make strides in his community. The Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation will host its annual Football and Cheerleading Summer Camp June 17-20, marking the camp’s 10th anniversary of giving back. Camp will be held at James Island Charter High School (JICHS), located at 1000 Fort…

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Charleston County Accepting Applications for the 2019 Summer Youth Program

Charleston County Government is accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The program provides teenagers and young adults who reside in Charleston County an opportunity to develop workplace readiness skills, provide exposure to the work world, and gain experience in the operations of County government. There are a wide variety of opportunities, including positions with…

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Caliber Collision Launches Annual Food Drive to Fill Up Kids’ Tanks With Meals During Summer

Millions of kids run on empty during the summer without access to school lunches. Caliber Collision locations throughout the Charleston area are launching the 8th Annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive starting now through May 10 to help ensure kids can fill up their tanks and enjoy their summer vacation. All cash and food donations collected will be donated…

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School Students Can Now Ride CARTA for Free

   The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) has launched a new Free Student Fare pilot program that allows students in the system’s service area ages 6 and older to ride CARTA for free. The new program is available to both public and private school students and applies to all CARTA services.   “The Free Student…

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HBCU Student Internships Available Through the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

  Students at the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions of Higher Education can apply to participate in a 10-week paid summer internship within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.    The program will engage and educate students through real world experience within divisions of NCDNCR. The internships may…

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Applications Open for Charleston Mayor’s Youth Commission

The Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families is currently accepting applications from high school students who are interested in joining the Mayor’s Youth Commission. Youth must be in good standing at public, private or home schools in Charleston County to apply. The Mayor’s Youth Commission gives young people a meaningful opportunity to address the…

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