The 21st Century Kids Program is designed to bring youth from rural populations to Penn State Behrend. The current communities served are Corry, Crawford, Warren County, and Forest County.
These programs are possible through Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) grants and collaboration with our partners: Warren/Forest Hi Ed Council, Corry Hi Ed Council, Warren County YMCA, and the Warren County Library.
The following events are incorporated into the 21st Century Kids program:
Explore Your Options!
Throughout the school year, 7th-grade students from the Warren County School District and Forest County Schools will visit Penn State Behrend for a day. The students will tour campus, participate in science and engineering workshops, and eat lunch in the campus dining hall. This gives them the opportunity to experience a college setting, interact with undergraduate students and faculty, and explore the world of STEM.
21st Century Kids Summer Visit
Middle school students from Corry, Crawford and Warren visit campus for a day in the summer to participate in STEM workshops with Behrend faculty.
These programs are developed in partnership with the Corry Hi-Ed Council, Warren/Forest Hi-Ed Council and the Crawford County Career Education Alliance.
For more information, contact the Office of Workforce and Community Programs.