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Summer LEAP July 8-26

July 8 - July 26

Eaton’s LEAP into Summer program offers two three-week sessions in June and July. Participants spend their mornings at local worksites, such as Burlington, Longhorn Steakhouse, and Crust Pasta & Pizzeria, to develop both hard and soft skills in real work environments. This hands-on approach is essential to learn the necessary skills for employment.

  • Ages served: 14 and up
  • Lunch is provided every day. Our participants work alongside staff in preparing these meals.
  • During the afternoon, individuals are taught social skills, work readiness, hands-on carpentry skills, personal finance, and social skills using the PEERS program.
  • LEAP into Summer is comprehensive and created to give young adults the opportunity to explore what having a job will be like and help them develop needed confidence and self-esteem. It is wonderful to watch young people engage and make true friends during these sessions. This is a unique experience . . . one that is transformative for young adults. The LEAP into Summer program is one of a kind and offers young adults a true opportunity to grow.

The classes address:

  • social skills
  • personal finance
  • job readiness / interview skills
  • communications and role-play
  • restaurant skills
  • independent living skills

Dates for Summer 2024: June 3-21 and July 8-26, 9:00-3:00

Cost of this program is $2,200 per summer session. Trips and lunches are included in the cost.

For information and to start the application process, please contact Scott Baldrich sbaldrich@eatonacademy.org.

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