The link below lists summer enrichment activies. Keep in mind that some programs have fees to participate.
Gaston County Schools Summer Camps
“Camp College Preppers”
Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
This camp is located at Ashbrook High School and will consist of half day classes geared to prepare for either the ACT and/or the SAT. Mini sessions will cover evidence-based reading, English, writing, mathematics, and science.
Register here: bit.ly/campcollegepreppers
Contact person: John Stone 704-214-8031
Volunteering and job shadowing
Volunteer or job shadow with Caromont Health! Must be 15 and up to date on all vaccines (per hospital requirements). There is currently a waiting list, but interested students are still encouraged to apply.
Contact Pam Gordon with questions about these opportunities Pam.Gordon@caromonthealth.orgTeen Volunteer Application link(Volunteer opportunities are available in CaroMont medical offices, Courtland Terrace Activities Department and various areas of the hospital).Shadowing Application linkVolunteer with Bit of Hope Ranch. "The mission of Bit of Hope Ranch is to offer equine assisted therapies and educational programs for spiritual, mental, and physical wellness." If you enjoy working with people AND animals (horses) this opportunity is for you. Examples of volunteer positions: program volunteer, ranch hand, equine caregiver, special event volunteer. See link below for more information and application.