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Project Discovery - Talent Search

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Explore your world. Learn new skills. Grow for the future. 


College Bound

Go beyond the classroom to build strong educational habits which help you obtain your college dreams.

Project Discovery is a Talent Search Project funded by the U.S. Department of Education and hosted by Western Carolina University. We proudly serve the Western North Carolina region by providing a varied college access curriculum that includes career exploration, college visits, adventure based learning and more.

Whether you're seeking information about college preparation, financial aid options or want to learn more about our program, you'll find the information in the resources below:

College Prep

Financial Aid Info

Highlighted Programs

About Project Discovery 

Project Discovery - AMP

AMP Camp at Oconaluftee Visitor Center


AMP Camp at WCU


Project Discovery Talent Search Counselors


Outdoor Classroom

Project Discovery - workshop

Project Discovery
GPA Workshop

Decision day

College Decision Day


C & O canal

C & O Canal Bike Trip to DC

OC Bikes

Outdoor Classroom

Outdoor Classroom - Alpine Tower

Outdoor Classroom - Alpine Tower



OC 24

OC Girls Rock 2024

OC Climbers

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Talent Search

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