LINK Leaders Summer

LINK Leaders Summer is a full-day program from June 26 to July 28 for seventh through tenth graders. The program runs 5 days per week (Monday-Friday) from 10:00am-5:00pm. Breakfast will be served from 9-10am. LINK Leaders will guide students in grades 7th-10th to high school graduation and into college, technical training, and/or the workforce.

Students will discover Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)’s Exploring Careers curriculum and BizCamp.  This will teach important career readiness skills using project-based and experiential lessons. The curriculum features both literacy and math, including economics, supply and demand, market research, writing a business plan, and cost/benefit analysis. Volunteers from local businesses will also share their expertise during the camp.

Enrichment classes, mentoring, service learning, and field trips will all help to engage and excite older students. All students receive free breakfast and lunch through the Baltimore City Summer Food Program. Summer enrichment partners include:

• Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
• Digital Harbor Foundation: 3D printing, screenprinting
• Code in the Schools: computer coding, e-textiles
• Sounding Seas Writers: creative writing
• Art With a Heart: visual arts and crafts
• Martial arts, Dance & Yoga

June 26, 2017 – July 28, 2017

Monday – Friday, 10:00am-5:00pm

(Breakfast served from 9am-10am)

To enroll in LINK Leaders Summer at the Village Learning Place, you must complete an application and attend a mandatory family orientation. Priority enrollment for BCPS students.

The Village Learning Place (VLP) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program.