Summer Search Showcases Student Opportunities

January 18, 2005
ROCKVILLE, MD-The Division of Family and Community Partnerships will host the 2005 Summer Search Family Night on Wednesday, February 2, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., at the Carver Educational Services Center Auditorium, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville.

The Family Night is designed to acquaint parents and students with a wide range of enrichment opportunities available to students during the summer months, including internships, courses, camps, travel experiences, and other educational programs. Attendees will be able to meet program directors, get application packets, learn about scholarships, and get a copy of the Summer Search 2005: Expanding Educational Horizons catalog with more than 200 programs listed.

Many programs are free of charge, while others have tuition and/or travel costs attached. A majority of the programs offer scholarships and other financial assistance. College credit is available for some senior-level program offerings.

Now in its 19th year, Summer Search helps students to develop skills, broaden personal and career interests, and enhance the educational experience they receive during the school year.

For more information, call the Division of Family and Community Partnerships at 301-279-3100. The catalog can be downloaded from the MCPS web site.

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