You’re Invited to HACC Experience Day at the Lancaster Campus!

Why attend this event? This is a great way to learn more about the programs HACC has to offer, as well as attend a variety of faculty-led workshops in healthcare, engineering, psychology, business, english, and more! You will also learn about dual enrollment opportunities and tour the Lancaster campus. Lunch will be provided. Penn Manor will be hosting a field trip to this event, so stop down in the counseling office to pick up an informational flier and permission slip. Completed permission slips are due back to the counseling office by March 22nd. Attending this event can also be used as the college visit component of your graduation project!

Who? Rising juniors and seniors, students who have already been admitted to HACC for fall 2019, undecided seniors, and students interested in dual enrollment should consider attending this event.

Where? HACC’s Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 203

When? Friday April 12, 2019 from 9am-1pm

Spring 2019 ASVAB

Attention Juniors & Seniors!

The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 27th during blocks 1 & 2.

The ASVAB is a test used for military entrance as well as for further career development. The ASVAB has eight test areas: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Electronics Information, Auto and Shop Information and Mechanical Comprehension. The test will help you identify your skills in various areas and link them to careers of your interest.

Please click here if you would like to take the spring ASVAB. You can sign up until March 20th.

If you have any questions, please see your counselor!

Join the Counseling Department for the Health and Social Sciences Career Seminar!

What? Students will learn about in-demand careers from a panel of speakers, including a Nutritionist (Universal Health Club), an Occupational Therapist (Schreiber Pediatrics), a Clinical Mental Health Therapist (Kissel Hill Counseling), and a Registered Nurse (St. Anne’s Retirement Community). Speakers will take turns providing important information relevant to their occupation, required education, exciting job trends, and more!

When? February 26 during Block 2.

Who? Students who are interested in learning more about the many job opportunities within the Health & Social Sciences career field should attend. Make sure to Sign-up here!

Where? Auditorium

Reading Hospital’s Discover Nursing Summer Program 2019

Are you interested in healthcare careers and are looking for a summer activity? Be sure to check out the Reading Hospital School of Health Science’s Discover Nursing Summer Program, which will take place June 25-28, 2019. This program is designed to give prospective nursing students the opportunity to observe and work alongside nurses in areas such as maternity, pediatrics, or medical-surgical within Reading Hospital. To be considered, students must be entering their junior or senior school year as of the 2019/2020 school year, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, students must turn in an application and parental permission slip, two letters of recommendation from non-related adults, and an official transcript that includes academic accomplishments, current grades, and attendance. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up the application/permission slip and an informational brochure. March 29, 2019 is the deadline to apply. Completed materials should be mailed to: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, Attention: Melanie Anderson, PO Box 16052, Reading, PA  19612. For more information, visit:

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week: Coming this summer to Lycoming and PA College of Technology

Are you a current 10th or 11th grade student looking for a summer activity to introduce you to the world of business? Are you interested in the opportunity to practice running your own business? Check out PFEW for an opportunity to explore career options, gain exposure to college life, network and make connections, and more that will take place during July & August 2019 at Lycoming College and PA College of Technology. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up an application, or visit

Understanding College Series at York College of Pennsylvania

Students: Are you looking for some guidance on topics such as choosing a college major and financial aid? Parents: Are you looking for some clarification about what it’s like to have your student go off to college? If so, the Understanding College Series, held at York College of Pennsylvania, may be a great place to start. A financial literacy night will be held on Dec. 6 at 7pm, and will include financial information delivered by representatives from PHEAA and PNC Bank. Topics such as finding private scholarships, opening a checking account, and other financial-related topics a college freshman should know about will be addressed. Academic Possibilities Night will be held on Feb. 28 from 7-8:30pm, and undeclared students or students who don’t have a clear idea of what major they want to pursue yet are highly encouraged to register! Finally, a parent night will be offered March 14 from 7-8:30pm. All programs are free, and are open to any high school student and their family. Visit  for further information and to register!

College Information Event with Columbia, Swarthmore, SUNY Binghamton, and U of Maryland

Columbia University, Swarthmore College, SUNY Binghamton and the University of Maryland will be traveling together in Southern Pennsylvania to meet with students, families and counselors. As members of the Coalition for College, they will be discussing resources and tools offered by the Coalition as well as sharing general admissions information and financial aid policies about each institution. Join representatives from these schools on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at J.P. McCaskey High School (1051 Lehigh Avenue Lancaster, PA 17602). Register at:

Coping Kids & Teens Family Support Series

The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss understands that loss impacts the entire family. Held in the 
Bob & Joy Allen Coping Kids & Teens wing at the Pathways Center, the program provides a series for children, teens and adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Families gather for a light supper prior to each session before breaking into age-specific groups to provide peer support. 
The next series is:

Thursdays, October 18–November 29 (excluding November 22)
6:00–7:30 p.m.
(Registration deadline: October 5)

Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for them. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 5 to schedule anappointment.

Click here for more information about the Coping Kids and Teens program.

Lock Haven University Summer Opportunities

Below is a short list of opportunities at Lock Haven University that would be beneficial for rising juniors and seniors:

  • General Visitation (Available beginning on 6/4 and ending on 8/10 – refer to website for further detail.)
  • Criminal Justice Showcase (Offered on 6/26 – includes a simulated class, workshop, and alumni Q&A panel.)
  • Health Science Showcase (Offered 7/6, 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/20, 7/27 – includes and in-depth overview of the major and tour of the Willis Health Professions Building.)
  • Natural Science Showcase (Offered 7/12, 7/25 – appropriate for Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and Secondary Education Science majors. Includes overview of all science disciplines and in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art Science Center.)
  • Business/Accounting Showcase (Offered 7/18 – includes a simulated class, hands-on marketing activity, and alumni Q&A panel.)

To schedule a visit or for more information about these opportunities, please visit

Shelton Leadership Challenge

Hampden-Sydney College wants to help young men become better leaders. That is why they are offering a Leadership challenge to those who are interested. During this leadership challenge, you will take on leadership positions and participate in team-building activities (like ropes courses and focused discussions). You will tackle a service project with other campers and further develop your leadership potential.

The SLC is a selective program for male students who have a 3.0 or higher G.P.A. (un-weighted). The program will take place from June 24 through June 29, 2018, on the Hampden-Sydney College campus near Farmville, VA. Cost to attend the program is $650 for the week; this cost covers room, board and all activities.

For more information about the Shelton Leadership Challenge:


Internship with Lancaster Stands Up Here

This summer internship is  for students who want to get involved as volunteers as well as develop their leadership and organizing skills. Interns will spread the word about LSU, help coordinate an  ever-growing volunteer base, and add capacity to ongoing projects. They will also learn valuable community organizing skills, such as canvassing, facilitation, coordination, communications, and fundraising.

There are four internship positions: field organizing, media & communications, website, and fundraising. Each intern will be supervised by a Lancaster Stands Up staff member and will work alongside volunteer leaders in their particular project area. All interns will have the ability to learn skills across areas of work but will have one primary project throughout the summer.

For more information and to apply click here:

Camp Summer Job Opportunity

The Lancaster YMCA Camp Shand is accepting applications for the following positions.

Working at a summer camp can be great experience for college applications and future job applications!

  • Senior Day Camp Counselor Supervise a group of day-campers in activities such as environmental education, group games, and other activities (can live at camp, can drive themselves daily, or can take a bus from the Lancaster YMCA City Center).
  • Cabin Counselor (Resident) Spend 6 days a week at camp supervising and a resident counselor for campers 1st-6th grade. Be a positive role model for campers and help with camp activities, games, and programs.
  • Camp Counselor (Resident) This is almost like a ‘junior’ counselor. Work with the younger day-campers during the day, but live on camp with the resident campers in the evening.
  • Life Guard  needs current lifeguard certification. Can live at camp, or commute, or take the bus from the Lancaster City YMCA.
  • Food Service Assistant live at camp and help with the kitchen and food service.  Help make a difference in the lives of kids without the regular supervision of kids.

Check out this Video about Summers at Camp Shand:

Full Job Descriptions and Salary range: 2018-Camp-Shand-Job-Openings