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Summer Camp Description:

The Soap Box Derby® STEM Summer Camp Program at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio is designed for kids ages 8-13. This five-day program gives kids the opportunity to:

  • Construct a Soap Box Derby car
  • Race a Soap Box Derby car daily down the world-famous Derby Downs track
  • Make friends and be part of a racing team
  • Design, build, race, and take home Mini Soap Box car
  • Invite family and friends to Fridays races and awards ceremony
  • Showcase your teams STEM race week achievements
  • Participate in a variety of fun, hands-on STEM projects

Contact Information:

Linda Hubbell, Education Director, at 740.817.0345 or linda@soapboxderby.org

 

Purpose:

The Soap Box Derby offers young people the opportunity to serve as a Summer Camp Junior Staff member to provide real world "workplace" experiences for them. This Volunteer position is designed to provide young people with the opportunity to develop key life and career skills as they progress through the application process, training, and Summer Camp program.

 

Requirements:

The Junior Staff member position is open to youth who are fourteen years of age by June 1, 2020. a Junior Staff member must have reliable transportation to and from Derby Downs, 1000 George Washington Blvd., Akron, OH. Any Junior Staff member age 18 and older must agree to submit to any necessary background check. A Junior Staff member must be available to attend one or both of the Soap Box Derby Summer Camp sessions:

  • June 8-12, 2020 (Monday-Friday) 8 am - 2:45 pm
  • June 15-19, 2020 (Monday-Friday) 8 am - 2:45 pm

*All applications must be submited by May 1, 2020 by 5 pm. Interviews will be held during May.

 

For the Junior Staff member application click HERE

 

Soap Box Derby Summer Camp link:

summercamp.soapboxderby.org