Founded locally and run by locals, this is not your typical gym. Here at WarTime Fitness we are redefining exercise as an activity that unites your mind and body. We focus on increasing your fitness, strength, and confidence, while also reducing your level of stress. Our members are a community who support one another. WarTime Fitness is a family.
Black Women of Central VA
To promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment, ultimately building pathways to sustainable self-sufficiency, for women and girls of African descent.
Health & Medical Sciences Academy
The Health and Medical Sciences Academy is a Virginia Governor's Health Science Academy that is currently found on Monticello High School's Campus. The Academy provides opportunities for students interested in Health Care Careers.
The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) has an established two-week summer STEM program entitled Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp. This program aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities, especially African-Americans, pursuing careers in architecture.
Wildrock’s mission is to promote nature play for health and happiness. Given that nature play is less a part of daily life today than in any previous generation, it is necessary to create enticing opportunities for people to reconnect with the natural world. Our mission is based on the evidence that nature connection:
Light House Studio
Light House Studio equips young people with the skills and confidence to tell their stories and build community through collaborative filmmaking. We seek to foster a community where Charlottesville’s young people flourish as students, storytellers, and citizens.
Prolyfyck got started in the summer of 2018. Named for then-living rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Victory Lap lyric “I'm prolific, so gifted. I'm the type that's gon' go get it.” The group has adopted that mindset, being proactive in their approach, rather than sitting, waiting for opportunities to present themselves. We are creating our own lane.
UVA Brain Camp
The UVA Brain Camp is a neuroscience-themed summer camp hosted by the UVA Psychology Department. Through hands-on interactive experiments led by UVA neuroscientists, campers will learn fundamental concepts of neuroscience and basic lab techniques. UVA Brain Camp is free and accessible to local middle school students who identify as members of underrepresented communities or who are otherwise financially disadvantaged.