Dream Big

Empowering College-Bound Students with Disabilities

2023 Academic Year Fall Calendar

For Students:
Career Club:
First Wednesdays via Zoom from 4:00pm – 5:00pm.

Explore Diverse Career Paths

Peer Events: Third Wednesdays via Zoom from 4:00pm – 5:00pm.

Connect With Peers Facing Similar Challenges and Dive Into Crucial Adulting Topics

For Parents:
Parent Roundtable:
Fourth Wednesdays via Zoom from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.

Enjoy Fellowship, Resources, and Transitioning Topics

  • September 17: State Resources
  • October 25: How to Discuss Healthy Relationships with Your Child
  • November 29: Understanding IEPs (Individualized Education Programs)
    Register Here for Parent Roundtables

2024 Summer Camp Schedule Coming Soon….

What to expect at Dream Big Career Camp

Intensive focus on showcase careers in a variety of fields, including STEM

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!

Start Your Journey Today!

Download a brochure and request a Camp application

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Dream Big cost?

The camp fee varies by week. Scholarships are available for any families with need.

How is Dream Big being facilitated?

Dream Big will be hosted via Zoom for the first week of camp. All other weeks will take place in person.

Have other questions?

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

Funding Partners

Thank you to our generous sponsors who help make Dream Big Career Camp and Career Club possible:

Bi-State Development
Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis
Cannon Design
Centene Foundation
Edward Jones
FleishmanHillard logo
Missouri Botanical Garden
Visit Nestle Purina's careers page.
Regions Foundation website
United Way Greater St. Louis
Wells Fargo