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    Check out the CCSD Career & Technology Education page for information and opportunities. Great for students interested in Work-based Learning during the Summer.



    For Juniors: Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement

    Yale’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) will bestow the Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement on a select number of high school juniors (class of 2024) in the United States in spring 2023.​​​​​​​

    Check the website for the application and more information.

    The 2023 application is open as of December 5, 2022 with a deadline of February 1, 2023 at 11:59PM ET. 



    Camp Artism

    Camp Artism is a program for artists with autism, in partnership with Charleston Southern University and founded by CSU alumni, thriving actress & philanthropist, Ashley Drayton.
    Year 6 is here with a 95% retention rate! Camp Artism offers executive experiences that champion mobility, creative arts careers related to the TV / Film industry, independent living, disaster preparedness, and phenomenal friendships, for autistic artists age 12 and up- even adults with autism! 
    Autistic artists (age 12 & up) who'd love to participate! Register today: Camp Artism Charleston, SC @ Home2 Suites Mt. Pleasant | Camp Artism
    48 hours of phenomenal friendships + breakthroughs via Voice Over, Driver Training, Video Editing, Graphic Design, Underwater Videography/Photography, and more! Artists with Autism ages 12 and up. Daily T-shirts, hot lunch + snacks are provided.
    See what happened last year at Camp Artism Charleston, SC 2022! Charleston, SC | April 10-15, 2023 (campartism.com)
    Camp Artism Testimonials are here: Camp Artism Testimonials!!
    Camp Artism Information: Camp Artism Information


    SC Business Week

    the premier youth program of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. The timely and customized curriculum encourages participants to excel as individuals while becoming integral team players.

    Each year, South Carolina Business Week presents four college scholarships totaling $12,000 to deserving students.  The scholarships are S. Hunter Howard, Jr. Business Week Scholarship ($5,000), the Ron McNair Leadership Scholarship ($5,000), and the Chelse Ward Elliott Scholarship ($2,000).  Students who receive one of the first two scholarships must attend an in-state college or university to receive the scholarship money. 



    Application Deadline: April 30, 2023