Danville, VA – June 17, 2022 - The Wendell Scott Foundation is now accepting youth registrations for its free Camp Cultivation to be held July 19-21 at Averett University in Danville, VA. Camp Cultivation is a unique residential overnight experience for bright, forward-thinking students who are rising 11th and 12th graders.
Free tuition is available to 50 students and will cover residence hall expenses, food, and transport during the three-day program. Students will learn by engaging in hands-on activities, including simulation, augmented reality, virtual reality, workshops, and instructional labs in Entrepreneurship, Nursing, Aviation Simulation, and E-Sports. Participants will have the opportunity to experience college life across the Averett University campus.
Camp Cultivation's mission is to set students on a path to success by allowing them to explore a variety of STEM careers.
The Wendell Scott Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit inspired by Wendell Scott Sr. It provides job-skill training, STEAM education opportunities, mentoring, and other supportive services to at-risk, underserved youth between the ages of 8 – 18 years in Danville, Virginia, and surrounding areas. The Wendell Scott Foundation has funded thousands of dollars in programs and scholarships to youth from underserved and economically challenged communities. On December 1, 1963, Wendell Scott broke the color barrier, becoming the first and only African American NASCAR driver to win a Grand National race, NASCAR's highest level.
To register for Camp Cultivation, visit https://www.wendellscott.org/programs. Please register by July 10, 2022, to reserve your place. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (434) 533-0097.