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CAUSE Application FAQ's

What is the CAUSE Program?

The Community And Urban Science Enrichment Program (CAUSE) is a program for high school youth that attend high schools in and around Camden City. It is a work experience (job) designed to provide meaningful experiences in science and education, to promote science literacy and to provide educational and/or employment opportunities to Camden City's youth.

How do I become a part of the CAUSE program?

You must be in 8th grade, and attend one of the following schools.

Camden’s Promise Charter Middle School
Cooper B. Hatch Family School
Cooper's Poynt School
Dr. Ulysses S. Wiggins College Preparatory Lab Family School
East Camden Middle School
Henry H. Davis Family School
Henry L. Bonsall Family School
H. B. Wilson Family School
John Greenleaf Whittier Family School
LEAP Academy University Charter School
Octavius V. Catto Community Family School
Pyne Poynt Middle School
R.T. Cream Family School
Thomas H. Dudley Family School
Veterans Memorial Family School

I attend one of the specified middle schools, how do I apply?

1. You can attend one of our information sessions held at your school in Late September or October. Listen for announcements. During the session, you will be given a brochure and application. Once your application is complete you can return it to your school or mail it to us. Mail completed applications to the CAUSE Program, Attention: Cheronda Frazier, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103.

2. You can also download and print an application and recommendation form from our website, complete and mail in to above address.

3. You can complete and submit an application online. Recommendation forms can be printed out and mailed in by you or your teacher. Two (2) recommendation forms MUST be received to consider the application complete. Use above address to mail forms.

To download the complete CAUSE FAQ sheet, click here

To download the CAUSE Program Profile, click here

To download the CAUSE Staff Job Description, click here

To download a CAUSE Application, click here

To download the CAUSE recommendation sheet, click here