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Project Hawaii offers summer camp, July 13-19

Project Hawaii, Inc., an award winning teen mentoring summer camp that offers teens the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of homeless keiki, is hosting a summer camp from July 13-19 in Keaau. Teens between the ages of 14-17 can enroll, for a maximum of 24 per year. The mentoring program awarded the Presidents Service Award all its participants in 2011, along with being rated in top nonprofit of the year in 2012.

Teens will work hands on alongside homeless keiki while helping them develop valuable life and social skills, and build self-esteem. Teens earn a 120 hour community service certificate to be used towards their educational goals.

Workshops also include team building, mentoring and leadership. This year Project Hawaii is proud to announce its scholarship program that will allow teens to have 60 percent of their tuition costs matched. In addition, the tuition costs is tax deductible.

This program is open to teens enrolled in high school with a 3.5 GPA along with recommendation letters. Proof of family income is required for the scholarship program. For more details email summercamp@projecthawaii.org or call 997-6018.