Youth Programs

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About Blueprint for Success (BFS).

Blueprint for Success isBlueprint for Success is a 2-week, summer career exploration program for youth ages 12-16. The Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor (PICCC) in partnership with local businesses, offers a fun and interactive opportunity to learn about jobs and careers.

During your two weeks at Blueprint for Success you will:
  • Explore FUN and EXCITING career opportunities
  • TOUR local businesses such as Beaver Stadium, Geisinger Health System, Metzger Animal Hospital, and MORE! Note: List of tour sites varies from year to year.
  • Discover what it takes to be SUCCESSFUL in your career field
  • Meet community LEADERS and hear them speak about the importance of career exploration
    • For Youth ages 12-16
    • Runs for two weeks in July (2021 dates coming soon!)
    • Discounts & Scholarships Available

Past Sponsors

PICCC and the Blueprint for Success participants would like to thank the following organizations for their support of the Blueprint for Success Program:

Flagship Sponsor

Millipore Sigma (Formerly Sigma-Aldrich)

Ceremony Sponsors

Fulton Bank
Penn State Hospitality Services

Additional Contributing Sponsors

Centre County Comissioners
Centre County United Way(CCUW)
Centre Daily Times
Coca-Cola North America
Doty & Hench
Giant Food Stores, LLC
Trader Joe's

Organizations and Individuals that Contributed Time and Resources

Beaver Stadium (Penn State)
Happy Valley Launchbox
Phil Lucas, Mifflin County Directory of Public Safety
National Weather Service
Penn State Hospitality Services
PointMan IT Services
Richard Wylie Productions
South Hills School of Business & Technology
The Bicycle Shop
Tyler Capozzi Cinematography
Robert Whitaker