Enrichment Opportunities in Olentangy and Central Ohio
Listed below are links, flyers, and information about enrichment opportunities in Olentangy and Central Ohio. While some of the events listed are district activities, others are not sponsored or supported by Olentangy Schools. This link is meant to serve an informational purpose, not as an endorsement or promotion of specific outside organizations.
- Young Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.
- Dance with the OOHS Revolution – The Orange High School Revolution show choir is hosting a one day workshop on Friday, October 17 for students in grades 1 through 8. For details and registration information, view the Dance with the Revolution 2014 flyer.
- NOW! Halloween Writing Contest - The Columbus Dispatch has kicked off the 20th annual Halloween Writing Contest with an intriguing beginning to a story written by Dispatch columnist Joe Blundo. Halloween Writing Contest Link
- You Art to Know - Columbus College of Art & Design is again opening its professional studios to the community for area students to develop their creative talents and for high school students to explore careers in the art and design fields. For registration and scholarship details, view the You Art to Know flyer.
- Young Entrepreneurs Academy – The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is for students in grades 6 through 12 who have demonstrated creativity, innovative ideas, academic effort, determination , enthusiasm, the ability to communicate, and a commitment to their community and family. YEA! is a year-long program that teaches middle and high school students how to start and run their own business. View additional details on the Young Entrepreneurs Academy application.
- Enrich Columbus – Enrich Columbus is a local organization that keeps families connected about upcoming enrichment activities for your children via their once-a-month e-mail newsletter sharing upcoming events. View additional details on the Enrich Columbus Web site.
- Tips for the College Bound is a free, interactive program for parents and students to attend together. It is a collection of resources and ideas to consider at they navigate the road ahead. Tips for the College Bound
- Chess Club – The Orange Chess Club is sponsored by the Central Ohio Youth Chess Federation. There are no membership fees, and participation is on a first come, first served basis. For additional details, view the Orange Chess Club flyer.