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Student Spotlight: How Summer Camp Gave Rachel Solden Confidence And Independence While Preparing For College

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Dec 11, 2017 3:13:49 PM

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Rachel Solden, a 17 year old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has spent the last four summers attending three of JKCP's different camps and programs. In 2014, she spent four weeks at our Xploration Summer Camp at Haverford College. The following two summers, Rachel spent several weeks at our Enrichment Summer Camp at Villanova University. Most recently, she spent four weeks throughout this past summer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Art: Summer at Penn Program. Over her four years with us, Rachel has really come into her own as a young adult. She attributes JKCP for helping her become the confident, independent woman she is today.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, JKCP Student Spotlight, Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Art or Architecture at PennDesign, Middle School Summer Programs

6 Programs to Educate and Inspire Your Gen Z Child.

Posted by Steve Robertson on Dec 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Two creative millenial small business owners working on social media strategy using a digital tablet while sitting in staircase.jpegGeneration Z, consisting of individuals born after 1995, is beginning to move into the spotlight now that they make up over a quarter of the U.S. population. By 2020, that number is expected to increase to a third, which means the $44 billion Gen Zers contribute to the U.S. economy annually (thanks to an average weekly allowance of around $17) is set to skyrocket.
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Topics: Pre-Professional Programs, For Parents, Generation Z

Raising a Gen Zer? Here are 4 Things You Need to Know 

Posted by Steve Robertson on Nov 29, 2017 10:12:00 AM

JK1-0155.jpgMillennials, make room for the 82 million new kids on the block. Generation Z has crashed the party, changed the playlist, and revamped the atmosphere. It’s their time to bask in the spotlight — and perplex their primarily Generation X parents.

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Topics: For Parents, Generation Z

5 Ways to Catapult Your Company's Success With Gen Z

Posted by Steve Robertson on Nov 27, 2017 2:02:00 PM

business_photo.jpgAs Millennials are growing up and moving into the real world, the fuss about "kids these days" has shifted to Generation Z. Will this generation "ruin" whole industries like Millennials reportedly did? Most importantly, how can this generation of digital natives possibly fit into the working world?

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Topics: For Parents, Generation Z

Julian Krinsky USTA MIddle States Hall of Fame Induction

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Nov 17, 2017 9:28:36 AM

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Over the last 40 years, Julian has turned his passion of playing tennis into a successful business with a mission of helping kids learn, grow and succeed. The ability to create life-changing experiences and inspire the leaders of tomorrow is what has driven Julian from the very beginning, and continues to motivate JKCP todayOn October 19, Julian was inducted into the USTA Middle States Hall of Fame, an event that takes place every two years. The USTA Middle States Hall of Fame supports junior tennis programs and activities as well as furthering tennis education objectives in the Middle States. The purpose is to recognize individuals who have made significant achievements and contributions to the sport of tennis. Huffington Post wrote a great article acknowledging this years inductee's, which quoted Hall of Fame Chair Lance Lee saying, "This class has accomplished some truly amazing feats in our tennis community. All four of these individuals have made a substantial impact on our sport and on the USTA community as a whole. They're a truly deserving group."

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Topics: Tennis Camp, JKCP News & Updates, Trending Topics

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