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Program Overview

The CPEP Summer Ventures Program employs urban high school students to think like entrepreneurs in a business environment. While developing entrepreneurial and innovative thinking skills they are also reducing summer learning loss and improving academic performance.

CPEP Summer Ventures begins in June and runs approximately five weeks. The interviewing and recruitment process is done by the program site director during the month of May.

There are currently four sites where Ventures is offered:

East Hartford - Pathways Academy of Technology & Design//New Britain - Slade Middle School//New Haven - Wilbur Cross//Danbury - Danbury Museum

2017 Summer Ventures Cumulative Stats

 42% male // 58% female         38% African American// 20% Caucasian // 12% Asian // 30% Hispanic

 100% retention rate and 95% attendance rate