Brainfood Summer Institute 2013
June 24 – August 2, 2013
Brainfood Summer Institute is a 6-week summer program that introduces participants to learning life skills and leadership skills through food and cooking. Participants have the opportunity to learn about food, nutrition, cooking, and jobs in the food industry through activities, games, restaurant visits, cooking in our kitchen, and working with guest chefs.
This program is FREE to DC teens!
We meet Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at our Chinatown site ONLY.
Students who are interested in joining Brainfood must to be able to attend program for the full 6 weeks.
Brainfood has capacity for up to 25 participants. Participants must be of high school age (rising 9th graders through graduating 12th graders).
Enrollment for the 2013 summer program take place on Tuesday, June 11th. After orientation, students may be admitted on a case-by-case basis as spaces open up.
Students who are interested in joining the Summer Institute should complete the following steps:
Step 1: Fill out an Application
Interested youth need to fill out a Brainfood Summer Institute application and fax, email, or mail in the completed application by Friday, June 7th. Download an application here.
Fax to: (202) 478-0502
Email to: Carolyn Panzarella
Mail to: Brainfood, 755 8th St. NW, Washington DC, 20001
*If students have not mailed or sent in their application by the 7th, they are welcome to attend the Brainfood Summer Institute Orientation on June 11th and bring their filled out application with them.
Step 2: Attend Orientation on Tuesday, June 11th
Summer Institute Orientation
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
4pm – 6pm
Calvary Baptist Church
733 8th St. NW (Chinatown neighborhood)
- At orientation, youth will learn more about the program, meet program staff, tour the facilities, and be interviewed to determine their schedule compatibility and their interest in the program.
- Attendance to the orientation is MANDATORY for acceptance into the program.
- Depending on the number of youth who attend orientation, applicants may be notified that day or later in the week if they are accepted into the program.
- Priority will be given to applicants who (1) reside and/or attend school in Washington, DC, and (2) can attend the program for the entire 6 weeks