Call for Fair Participants: KIPP Summer of Learning Fair

Posted by KIPP Philadelphia Schools on February 15, 2016

Call for Fair Participants: KIPP Summer of Learning Fair

On Wednesday, March 16, KIPP Philadelphia Schools (KPS) will be hosting a Summer of Learning (SOL) Fair for students at our high school, KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy.

The purpose of the event will be to expose our high school students to outside-of-school opportunities – everything from summer internships and jobs to volunteer opportunities to camps. Any organization that serves high school-aged youth is welcome to attend.

If you work for an organization that serves high school students, we’d love to have you represented at the fair. We just ask that organizations that are interested in attending RSVP using this brief form.

Additional Event Details:

· What: KIPP Philadelphia Schools Summer of Learning (SOL) Fair

· When: Wednesday, March 16, 9AM – 11AM

· Where: KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, 5070 Parkside Ave.

· Additional Details:

o Event will be attended by ~420 9th – 11th graders, their teachers, and their families

o Students will participate in several pre-fair prep lessons

o Students will be encouraged to identify and apply to at least three summer opportunities that are a good fit for them

o Any program/organization that engages youth over the summer (whether that’s through a camp, program, internship, job, or volunteer opportunity) is welcome to attend!

· RSVP: If you’re interested in learning more, please reach out to Sarah Magnelia at Organizations may RSVP by filling out this brief form.

KIPP, or the Knowledge is Power Program, is a national network of free charter schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. KIPP Philadelphia Schools (KPS) has four schools, including a high school in West Philadelphia.

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