What is PRYSE? PRYSE (Pittsburgh Refugee Youth Summer Enrichment, pronounced "prize") Academy is a summer camp that includes English and academic skill-building curricula, creative expression workshops, field trips, and programming aimed at shaping immigrant and refugee youth into prepared, engaged, and confident members of the Pittsburgh community. Our goal is to engage students in activities that promote (1) academic preparedness, (2) creative expression, and (3) community engagement.
Campers: Refugee and immigrant youth in middle and high school. High school students ages 17 and 18 may apply to be PRYSE junior counselors
Dates: One Session: July 1st to August 2nd or August 9th.
Location:Downtown, Pittsburgh (exact location is yet to be confirmed)
Cost: PRYSE is FREE for campers. Breakfast, lunch, and, bus passes for transportation are included.
Who can nominate students?:Teachers, social workers, community leaders, mentors, and others who know students and their interests and abilities.
Nomination deadline: Friday April 8th, 2018Note: After we receive 150 nominations we will close the application.
*Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. You may enter N/A for any information that is unknown.*Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns you may have!
If you prefer to mail-in the nomination forms, please send them to:ARYSE6101 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206