CAMPUS is an academic and college preparation program designed to meet the specific needs of Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) students who are prospective first-generation college students in attaining higher post-secondary education.
An LCPS school counseling initiative,CAMPUS began in the spring of 2002. The program now serves approximately 500 students in grades 9 through 12. CAMPUS seeks to provide support and encouragement to students who demonstrate the ability to achieve academic success and college admission. Admission to and graduation from college are among the goals of the program.Students must commit to attending mandatory CAMPUS meetings and/or classes during the school day and participate in activities throughout the school year.
Parents are an integral part of CAMPUS and its success. Parents are encouraged to participate in CAMPUS initiatives and to support their students in the college search and application process.
CAMPUS supports students through:
- Academic enrichment and support;
- Self-advocacy skills development;
- Leadership development;
- College and university visits;
- College and scholarship preparation;
- Careful course selection;
- Community service projects and activities;
CAMPUS Selection Process:Priority will be given to students who would be the first in their family to attend and/or graduate from a college or university.Strong consideration will be given to families that may be considered socioeconomically disadvantaged.Consideration is given to students who come from a historically underrepresented population.
For more information please contact:
Christopher D. Clarke, CAMPUS Program Manager
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court, Ashburn, VA 20148
Chris.Clarke@lcps.org Phone: (571) 252-1017 Fax: (571) 252-1245