The mission of Futures for Kids is to connect students to Career Coaches and businesses across North Carolina through our online career exploration program. We equip middle and high school students with the tools necessary to succeed in the 21st Century workplace, while enabling employers to build a steady pipeline of talented, local labor. Serves: All students in North Carolina
The Happy Messenger Art Bus will bring a wide variety of mobile art experiences to the community. These experiences will be mostly offered in partnership with local art groups, councils, school districts, afterschool programs, health organizations, corporations and more. Artistic expression programs such as this have been found to foster as sense of empowerment, belonging and achievement.
Supportive vocational training for transitioning young adults with mental illness or mental illness with substance use. Some transitional employment. Workshops for caregivers and professionals working with our target population of 18 to 26.Leadership Training in cooperation with NC Families United’s Youth MOVE program.
In the fall of 2011, the founders of Triangle Bikeworks partnered with several organizations including, the Carrboro Bike Coalition and the Town of Carrboro Recreation and Parks to hold the first ever Kidical Mass event in North Carolina. Since that first successful event we’ve held it each spring and fall.
Kidzu Children’s Museum is a hands-on museum in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill geared to children 0-8 years of age. Our mission is to inspire children and the adults in their lives to learn through play. We offer interactive exhibits and provide lots of hands-on programs of all disciplines at the museum.
Outdoor experiences and discovery in the natural world are fundamental to children’s learning, well-being, creativity and health. By providing quality indoor and outdoor learning environments, we give children the structures they need to explore, discover and learn.
The UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center informs and inspires the public about the foundations and frontiers of scientific discovery. Through innovative educational experiences, Morehead engages the public and the University community in a forum for interpreting contemporary science.
North Carolina Outward Bound provides character building wilderness experiences. Students will be challenged to realize their full potential, how to work within a team, and how to rely on oneself. Our North Carolina wilderness courses are held in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Outer Banks. We provide courses for 14-16 year olds, 16-18 year olds and 18+.
Open Hands is a garden-based educational, empowerment, and community service program for teenagers between the ages of 15-19 at Anathoth Community Garden in Cedar Grove, a ministry-plant of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church committed to cultivating peace by using regenerative agriculture to connect people with their neighbors, the land, and God.
Parent University’s mission is to increase educational attainment among students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools by providing parents with the tools that build success, thus increasing parent participation and engagement with the school system and the greater community. Parent