Welcome to the Centro SOL Summer Programs! Centro SOL will be offering TWO programs for the summer of 2021. Applications have closed for Summer 2021 and will reopen again in December for next year.
Summer Scholars Program
The Summer Scholars Program’s mission is to expose bilingual and bi-cultural youth to careers in medicine, research, and healthcare and equip them to make informed decisions about their education and their careers. The curriculum incorporates a student-centered approach and includes workshops to develop and reinforce professional development, college readiness and community outreach.
1. Must be high school student in 9th to 12th grade
2. Students must be fluent in Spanish and English (this will be assessed through written essays in the application process and in the interview)
Duration: 5 weeks Dates: June 28 – July 30, 2021 Program Schedule: 10:00AM-3:00PM, including a one-hour break for lunch Location: Program will be 100% virtual in 2021 Benefits: Up to $1,200 after completing the program
Summer Engagement Program
The Summer Engagement Program has expanded its reach to allow more immigrant Latinx youth the opportunities to gain soft skills while also helping youth realize the importance of their bilingualism in a professional setting. This program is in collaboration with Baltimore City’s YouthWorks program.
1. Youth must be between 14-21 years of age and a Baltimore City resident
2. Youth must be able to speak Spanish and some English
Duration: 5 weeks Dates: June 28 – July 30, 2021 Program Schedule: 4 hours per day (youth must be available 5 hours) Location: Program will be 100% virtual in 2021 Benefits: Up to $1,200 after completing the program
Please contact us if you would like to get involved or present to our students this summer. Any questions, comments or suggestions can be sent directly to the Youth Pipeline Coordinator