Become a Member


At C4K members are matched with a mentor for 9+ months, have fun, follow their own interests, explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), and prepare for future college and career success.

To be eligible for C4K, participants should be:

  • A resident of Albemarle County or city of Charlottesville
  • Eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Enrolled in 6th – 12th grades
  • Able to meet with a mentor for about an hour each week for 36 weeks (9-12 months)
  • Able to arrange transportation to and from C4K
  • Willing to follow C4K guidelines

If you are interested in becoming a member, fill out our online application.  Our staff will contact you soon to schedule an orientation session and get you started! We can’t wait to meet you!