In the News

In the News

Good Morning Everyone!

We are so excited to inform you that the East of the River Career Exposure Camp was spotlighted by WTOP News.  Several of the students were interviewed by the reporter.

Click here for the article.

Yesterday, students took a field a trip to Reagan National Airport to tour the air traffic control tower.  The trip was coordinated to reinforce the students’ lessons on  the career field of air traffic control and their job responsibilities.

Today, students will conclude the aviation track with a trip to an air field in Virginia.  Students will be instructed by pilots and have an opportunity to ride in an airplane.

The architecture track will begin August 8, and conclude on Saturday.

The Camp will conclude on Saturday with group presentations and a closing ceremony to recognize the students’ efforts and accomplishments.

The Camp will also be featured on 89.3FM, WPFW on Community Watch and Comment at 9AM tomorrow, August 7.
Please tune in!

Now Accepting Applications

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Camp students applying their knowledge to build a “jelly bean” tower.

The East of the River Career Exposure Camp is now accepting applications for 20 students, who will be enrolled in the 7th, 8th and 9th grade in Fall 2013.  The Camp’s purpose is to expose students to STEM + A careers with historically low minority participation. Students will experience a hands-on project based curriculum led by volunteer industry professionals.

The camp will take place from August 5 to August 10 at the Southeast White House, 2909 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20020 from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

The youth should  reside in Ward 7 and Ward 8*, and will be exposed to professional careers with an emphasis in science, math, reading, creativity and critical thinking.

Camp activities will include hands-on activities, group projects and group presentations.  We also will have two group outings to reinforce their skills and knowledge .

The Camp will also include career exploration and academic skills development.

Students will be served breakfast and lunch, Monday to  Saturday.

You can download a registration form on the “Forms” website.  Please email is to eotrcareercamp@gmail.com .

If you are interested in enrolling a student, please contact the Camp at eotrcareercamp@gmail.com.

You can also call the Southeast White House at 202-581-0800.  Please ask for Ms. Christina Henderson.

*Students from Wards 7 & 8 have priority enrollment, but the Camp will consider applicants from Maryland and Virginia.

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