Openings for Youth Summer Career Academies

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Charlottesville, Va. – There are still openings in Piedmont Virginia Community College’s College4Kids Summer Career Academies. Over 50 academies provide a variety of hands-on learning experiences in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the arts for rising 3rd to 9th-grade students. Academies are scheduled for June 16 through Aug. 15.

For class descriptions and to learn more about space availability, log on to Spaces are still available in many academies such as:

  • Make Your First 3-D Video Game
  • Bug Out: Biodiversity in Our Streams
  • Boe-Bot Robot: Tell a Robot What to Think
  • Fun with Photography
  • Neuroscience: Be Brainy!

The week-long, project-based academies are led by instructors from PVCC, Black Rocket and Green Adventure Project. All academies conclude with a final project and presentations. Academies are offered in the morning (8:45-11:45 a.m.) and the afternoon (12:30-3:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday with a supervised lunch and additional After-Academy activities from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The summer academies take place on the PVCC campus. Need-based scholarships are available.

For more information or to register, log on to, email "> or call 434.961.5354.