The WheelHouse is a non-profit program that delivers unique Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) apprenticeship programs to youth in the Central Pennsylvania area. Sponsored by Jump Street, Harrisburg’s preeminent arts and culture incubator, the WheelHouse provides venues for students to participate in real-world projects with business leaders working in fast-emerging fields.
WheelHouse programs deliver powerful educational opportunities with private sector businesses and entrepreneurs providing project management and mentorship in what equates to a triple play for students. This one-of-a-kind experience includes:
authentic business experiences
dual enrollment in post-secondary course work related to their chosen pathway
pay via a stipend during the school year and a pathway-related job in the summer.
Through these innovative education programs, students are able to stay engaged year-round in their chosen pathway and can prepare for the world of work, develop electronic portfolios, and gain skills badges and portable certifications that are backed by industry professionals.
Project Scope and Action Plan
Summer of 2015