What is Challenge & Champions?

We believe that you can't be a leader if you aren't a learner. Challenge & Champions is a summer opportunity of stimulating experiences for rising 6th-8th grade students on the Emory University campus. C&C runs over a three-week period and supports learning and leadership through a combination of academics, athletics, and the arts. Our vision is that all middle-grades youth can work toward increased: love of learning, academic and athletic skills, self-confidence, health and well being, sense of belonging in a learning environment, cultural competency in a global society, and comfort with taking on leadership.

C&C is carefully designed with best practices and research findings and develops a community with deep and lasting ties. It challenges and supports all students who attend. Students take away many skills for the upcoming school year and make new friends for a lifetime. C&C helps students envision their future and gives them experiences and ways to work toward those goals.

The dates for this summer are
Student/Parent Orientation: Sunday, June 15
Program Dates: Monday June 16-Thursday July 3


Applications for C&C are now on a wait list. If you are interested in applying for the Summer 2014 program please call the office at 404-727-6108.


CnC Update: Day 13

On the thirteenth day of Challenge and Champions, students began to wrap up their lessons and final projects. In Secrets of Comedy, Ms. Jamarla’s students worked on their final assignment. They had an option of creating a funny comic strip, creating a funny song/wrap, and/or making a fake social network page for anything or anyone. Ms. Jaime’s class, Pirate Sails and Buccaneers, students made
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Challenge and Champions P.E. Olympics

Rain or shine seems to be a motto here at Challenge and Champions this summer. Our student athletes certainly rose to the occasion during the annual Olympics. After an exciting morning spent exploring Emory’s beautiful campus, students headed back to the SACC and began the P.E. Olympics. Students were divided into teams and proceeded to pick team names. After these pleasantries, the real festivities
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CnC Update: Day 11

The start of Champion Week! The day began bright and early with students arriving practically vibrating with their excitement for the Campus Immersion. And off we went! After the group pictures, students were divided into two groups which went off to explore different components of campus life. One group was led by Ainee, counselor extraordinaire, who is a student at Emory. She gave a
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