HOC Academy Newsletter
April 2018
Special Announcements
The Tony Davis Memorial Scholarship

The Tony Davis Memorial Scholarship honors students who have achieved academic excellence, acted as leaders in extra-curricular activities, and completed numerous hours of student service learning dedicated to our community. You are eligible to apply if your are:

  • A graduating high school senior

  • Planning to attend a college or university next fall

  • You/your parent(s) receive an HOC subsidy

  • Applications must be completed and submitted no later than Tuesday, May 31 20, 2018.

  • Please click here to apply and for more information

Youth Academy
USA Science & Engineering Festival

  • The USA Science & Engineering Festival serves as an open forum to showcase all facets of STEM.

  • April 5 - 8, 2018 

  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center

  • Please click here for more information

HOC Youth Academy Summer Camps

  • Registration is open for our Robotics, Media Production and Girls Got IT! Summer camps.

  • All HOC students are welcome to apply

  • Please click the flyer for more information

HOC Academy & Fatherhood Initiative STEAM Day

  • All HOC families are welcomed to attend this event.

  • There will be free food, raffle prizes, a video game truck and many interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities for the family to enjoy.

  • Please click here for more information

Young Adult Employment Readiness Program
  • HOC young adults, ages 18 to 24 are invited to attend a series of employment readiness workshops hosted by Worksource Montgomery and A Wider Circle.

  • Please click here for more information

Army Research Lab: Army Educational Outreach Programs

  • Army Research Lab offers several STEM summer programs, internships and apprenticeships for youth. 


  • Please click here for more information

MC Summer Camp Registration

  • Registration for Montgomery County Parks and Recreation camps are now open.

  • Early Bird Discount: Register by Friday April 6, 2018 and get $25 off select Parks and Recreation camps

  • Click here to learn more information

Adult Education & Workforce Development
Job Readiness

  • Employment Readiness Workshop

  • Resume writing

  • Interview Preparation

  • The workshop is free

  • For more information click the flyer

  • Click here to register
April Financial Literacy Workshop

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018

  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 10400 Detrick Ave, Kensington, MD

  • For more information click the flyer

  • To register click here
Employment Expo

  • 50+ Employment Expo

  • Monday April 16, 2018

  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

  • Click the flyer for more information
WorkSource Montgomery

  • Paid training to start a new career

  • Tuition and transportation assistance

  • Job placement services

  • Youth and adults ages 16 and up

  • Click here for more information about Worksource Montgomery
Fatherhood Initiative Program
Program Information
  • All fathers or legal guardians interested in participating in free activities with their children, improving relationship building skills or attending job readiness workshops, should join the Fatherhood Initiative Program TODAY! 

  • We provide a safe and supportive environment for fathers to grow and become the best role models they can be.



Resident Services
HOC Vision Board Series: Watering the Seeds and Cutting the Weeds
  • Wednesday, April 12, 20188

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Gaithersburg Customer Service Center: 101 Lakeforest Blvd, Suite 200 Gaithersburg, MD 20877

  • Click here to register

  • Please click the flyer for more information.




How to Successfully Maintain Your Housing
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Gaithersburg Customer Service Center: 101 Lakeforest Blvd, Suite 200 Gaithersburg, MD 20877


  • Please click the flyer for more information.




HOC Highlights
To check out highlights from the month of March and to learn more about HOC Programs, please click the link below