The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center

Additional Student Opportunities

2024 Summer opportunities for young people

Durham Office on Youth has compiled a list of summer opportunities being offered by the City, County, and DPS.  Please visit the website linked below to explore the list of summer camps, internships and programs in the Durham area.

Real Deal Commercial Real Estate Summer Camp

The Real Estate Summer Camp, hosted by North Carolina Central University School of Business, is a one-week day camp designed for high school students. Participants will explore the multifaceted world of commercial real estate and discover how they can contribute to the ongoing growth and development in their communities, encompassing shopping centers, retail chains, hotels, apartment buildings, and more. By offering a comprehensive introduction to commercial real estate, the camp equips students with valuable knowledge and insights that can potentially spark their interest and pave the way for future exploration or even careers in this exciting field.

Price: Free
Meals: Included
Eligible Applicants: Rising 11th–12th Graders

Program Dates: July 22–July 26 (M–F), 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Application Deadline: June 22, 2024

Black SEL Hub Summer Institute

The Black SEL Hub Summer Institute is an initiative crafted to delve into the lived experiences of Black students concerning social-emotional development. Over five days, this institute will explore our Black SEL curriculum, providing students with training in social justice skills, racial equity, African-American leadership, workforce development, character development, understanding the political landscape, and exploring a child’s media diet, all while integrating the five competencies of SEL. This Summer Institute is a 5-day immersive program that will cultivate emotional well-being for Black students between the ages of 13-18 years old. 

Kidznotes Registration for 2024-2025 is open

Kidznotes catalyzes social change by providing comprehensive music education, leadership opportunities, and character-building experiences to children with the fewest resources and the greatest need.

Kidznotes is a music for social change program based on the El Sistema model of youth orchestras, which started in Venezuela and has now spread worldwide. Kidznotes creates equitable access to arts education by providing full scholarships and instruments to participating students. Positive youth development is our goal, music is our tool.

Kidznotes engages students in a rigorous out-of-school musical program through the Mozarts Program at select schools for grades 1-2 at the Nucleo located at Fayetteville St. Elementary School for grades 3-12. Classes include instrumental instruction, music theory, general music, and small and large ensembles.

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Student Summer


Spend this summer developing leadership skills, giving back to the community, and building friendships, all while earning 35 community service hours in a week.

Join us in celebrating our community volunteers

Attend the May 8, 2023 Governor's Volunteer Service Award & Key Volunteer of the Year Luncheon

RSVP by reserving tickets by May 1!