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Welcome

Due to COVID-19, CAP is offering a Virtual CAP Summer Institute Experience
Welcome to the Cabrillo Advancement Program Summer Institute 2021

To get started, click on the YouTube video, have your packet handy---you should have received it in the mail.

As you watch the YouTube video on Taking Action to Move Up Your College and Career Ladder, you will be able to move at your own pace and design your own College and Career Ladder.

In addition, we have included a financial aid activity to improve your understanding and knowledge. This activity will help you think of ways to plan your financial future. 

At the end of the summer, we will have a raffle with prizes for students who complete the activities, so please complete yours by September 6, 2021 and fill out your google survey. The link for the google survey is located at the bottom of the page so you can add your name, school, and grade to enter our raffle. (Note: Your College and Career Ladder Activity is located on page 8 of your packet).

Good Luck and have a Great Summer!

Cabrillo Advancement Program

Summer Institute 2021

CAP Summer Institute 2021 Google Survey
Please help us by filling out a Summer Institute Google Survey and enter the CAP raffle, where you get a chance to win prizes!
Click here start the survey

Check Out These Resources

The following links will give you more information regarding: A-G Requirements, Financial Aid, Exploring Careers, Career and Tech Education Courses (CTE), Regional Occupational Program (ROP), and Dual Enrollment.

What is CTE?

Career Technical Education (CTE) are courses that prepare high school students for high demand careers. CTE allow you to develop real-world skills.

What is ROP?

Regional Occupational Program (ROP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in a changing workplace and continuing education. ROP provides job training for youth 16 and older. ROP works closely with local employers and many classes offer on-the-job training. Follow-up studies of our students indicate program completers have a high rate of job placement.

Who should I see if I have more questions?

Talk you to your high school counselor.

Check out what your PVUSD counselors have to say about:

A-G Requirements

Exploring Careers, Exploring the Possibilities! and Making a Plan!

Explore the Possibilities!

The California Career Zone website will help you discover the different career possibilities, as well as explore different careers you might be interested in pursuing.

What Career best Fits your Personality?

Want to know more about what career best fits your personality, then click on the link and find out? This website is lets you take a free career aptitude test, that can give you an insight into your job personality. Based on a characterization of your personality in terms of Holland Code personality types, you will learn what kind of work environments and occupations suit you best. The results of this career test provide you with a list of professions and occupations that fit your career personality.

Choose a career that matches your preferences and you will increase your chances of being successful! Take this career quiz and get your results right now!

Dual Enrollment

High school pathway dual enrollment allows Cabrillo College and their partner high schools to offer Cabrillo College courses to students to support them in earning credits toward general education or career education certificates and degrees. Courses are offered at high school locations as a 'closed section' (only high school students!) or on the Cabrillo College campus with early registration for high school students.

The following are

Important Dates to Remember

  • June 14, 2021
    CAP Summer Institute 2021

    The start of the Cabrillo Advancement Program Virtual Summer Institute 2021

  • September 6, 2021
    CAP Google Survey Deadline

    Deadline to fill out the google survey and get a chance to enter the raffle and win prizes

Financial Aid (K + C =P) Knowledge + College = Power

Visit the Santa Cruz County Office of Education website for additional information on college and career readiness.

The Federal Student Aid website offers information about the different kinds of financial help to pay for college or a career school, including grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships.

This Financial Aid video was created by our own PVUSD middle school counselors. A special thank you to them for sharing their knowledge.

Amor Escolar about the educational ladder and No Nacimos Ricos about financial aid for college, are Novelas Educativas®

The MALDEF website provides information on scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number.