Camp H.E.R.O (Hmong Exploring Real Opportunities)
Camp H.E.R.O is designed specifically for Hmong students entering grades 6-8. Participants learn about careers through hands-on, interactive sessions such as digital fabrication, paralegal careers, public safety, aircraft piloting, culinary arts, advanced manufacturing, health care and many others. Students develop self-esteem and leadership skills through daily journaling, presentations, peer-to-peer contact, and a final graduation ceremony.
L.E.T.T.I.E. (Latinas Empowered Through Transformative Ideas in Education)
L.E.T.T.I.E. is designed for Hispanic girls entering grades 6-12. The camp helps participants see career options in a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.
L.E.T.T.I.E.'s five-day camp offers academic improvement, career exploration and personal enrichment in order to close the achievement gap between Hispanic girls and their peers. L.E.T.T.I.E. camp gives these girls and their parents the necessary information, knowledge and confidence to envision college after high school. Participant's families are invited to participate in the full program, which includes tours of the college, sessions on financial aid and a graduation ceremony that recognizes the students' efforts.