2024 Summer Workforce Development

All THAT provides both training and work experience for students.  We ensure that students develop work ethic and soft skills needed to succeed.  Our summer program offers academic enrichment that allows students to complete courses needed to meet graduation requirements.  
All THAT is now enrolling teens ages 13 - 18 to participate in our Workforce Development Academy between June 10th and August 1st.  Our program is designed to prepare students to enter and succeed in the twenty-first century job market. 

Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department.

Students must attend the entire day Monday through Thursday between 8:30am - 2:30pm or 9:30 am - 3:30pm in order to receive their stipend for the day.  Stipends will begin at $20 per day for 13 - 15 year olds and $25 per day for 16 - 18 year olds and increase progressively over the eight week program.

Students are paid their weekly stipend via direct deposit for active engagement, positive attitudes and consistent attendance.

Workshops for CPR/First Aid, OSHA10 and exploratory field trips into the community that are held on Thursdays may require students to attend between 8:30 and 4:30pm.  An outline will be provided during mandatory orientation.

Both parents and students are required to attend orientation in order for NEW students to participate in our summer program.

We offer seven (7) tracks that expose students to careers and task based activities that inspire them to begin narrowing down their career choices. Teens ages 16 and older, may be assigned to our Transitional Living track where they complete online driver’s education training and qualify for paid in-car driver's training.  All THAT will only pay for in-car portion when students obtain their certificate of completion and submit their 50-hour affidavit signed by a parent or guardian.

Our program emphasizes project-based, character-building experiences so that students build self-confidence and reimagine their future. Students tour local businesses and colleges, prepare resumes and participate in mock-interviews with local business leaders. 

The following seven career tracks are being offered at this time: 

Hospitality and Culinary Arts - Students embark on a savory journey through hands-on training and industry insights.  Students explore local restaurants, participate in cooking classes and obtain ServSafe Certifications. 

Business and Entrepreneurship – Students explore the world of entrepreneurship through interactive workshops and real-world projects, operate the All THAT Market (ATM), tour local businesses and colleges to explore a variety of office-related careers. Join us to ignite your entreneurial spirit and embark on a journey toward business excellence.

Military – Students explore the path to leadership and service while learning about the various branches of the military.  Students engage in physical training, study for the ASVAB and prepare to excel in a career of honor, discipline and service to our country. 

Music Production – Students unleash their creativity as they write lyrics and make beats to create a musical project. Students are exposed to audio engineering, songwriting and studio production with hands-on training and expert guidance. Come and elevate your passion for music and explore the path to to careers in the dynamic music industry.   
Skilled Trades, Construction and Automotive – Students embark on a hands-on journey into careers that shape our world.  Gain practical experience, industry certifications and mentorship from NCCER trained instructors. are exposed to a variety of power tools, repair and and explore hands-on active careers. 

Transitional Living Students ages 16 and older are empowered for independent living and workforce success through personalized career counseling.  From budgeting, time management, communication and hands-on life skills such as doing laundry, going to the grocery store and making personal appointments. Students also complete online driver's education coursework and build confidence and competence for a successful journey into the workplace.
S.T.E.A.M. – Students fuel their passion for innovation as they dive into hands-on projects, coding challenges and creative problem-solving.  Join us to gain essential skills and insights into science, technology, engineering, arts and math preparing you for a future of limitless possibilities in STEAM careers.   

All students learn to complete job applications, prepare resumes and participate in Mock Interviews on August 1st. 

** Completion of the online application does not constitute acceptance into our summer program. Our staff will reach out to confirm orientation dates. 

Summer Program Application

Completion of this application does not constitute acceptance into our summer program.

Parent Orientation Sessions:  

DATES Coming soon

Parents and students (NEW) may attend separately, but both must attend in order for student to participate.

Please email us with any questions

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