Dream Big

Virtual Career Camps

The Dream Big program strives to empower college and technical school-bound youth with disabilities to dream big about their future. The program aims to show students that they can do many things that their non-disabled peers can do, and they should not limit their career goals.

2021 Camp Schedule

Students will spend each day exploring careers with one of our partner companies and learn the necessary skills to attain them. All camp sessions will be hosted via Zoom. There are 3 weeks available for students based on their interests.

Innovate: June 14-18

For students interested in STEM careers.
Visiting companies include: Boeing, Bayer, Wells Fargo, Cigna, and Riot Games.
Registration ends June 4.

Hands On: July 12-16

For students interested in trade and technical careers.
Visiting companies include: STLCC – Culinary Artsand Hospitality, Ameren, Mercy, Nestle Support Center, Bi-State Development, and Petropolis/TheAcademy of Pet Careers.
Registration ends July 2.

Endless Possibilities: July 26-30

For students interested in learning about a variety of careers.
Visiting companies include: FleishmanHillard, Centene, Nestle Purina Pet Care, Bi-State Metro, Edward Jones.
Registration ends July 16.

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What to expect at Dream Big Career Camp

Intensive focus on showcase careers in STEM fields

Instruction in self-advocacy, independence, goal-setting, college prep, and much more

Increased confidence, marketable skills, and new friendships for life

Immersive games and activities led by camp partner companies and counseling staff

Dream Big Swag Bag full of prizes prior to the start of camp!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Dream Big cost?

The camp fee is $100 per week. Information about tuition assistance is available upon request.

How is Dream Big being facilitated?

Dream Big will be hosted via Zoom.

Have other questions?

Contact Danielle Giuffrida at dgiuffrida@starkloff.org or (314) 588-7090.

Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors who help make Dream Big Career Camp possible.

Emerson logo
Ameren logo
Bayer logo
Bi-State Development
Visit Centene's US careers page.
Cigna logo
FleishmanHillard logo
Visit Mercy's careers page.
Visit Nestle Purina's careers page.
Visit Wells Fargo's careers page.

Foundation Supporters

Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company logo
Dana Brown Trust Logo
Saigh Foundation logo