Open Campus and Juntos offers local programming and educational support for Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade students, university and community college students, adult learners, and members of the Deschutes County community. 


Deschutes County Featured Programs

Juntos (meaning “together” in Spanish) works to empower families around education.The program starts with a series of local workshops for the whole family, with dinner and child care included.
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Mentorship Program
Open Campus offers a mentorship program that connects college-bound high school students with current college students and faculty to provide support in discussing college options, answering questions, finding resources, navigating systems, selecting classes, and mapping out their college journeys.
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Featured Resource! Future Pathways: College and Career Guide
This comprehensive guide offers information, resources, tools, and contacts related to high school prep and checklists, financial aid and scholarships, four-year and community colleges, transfer programs, career development, letters of recommendation, and more!
College Access
Building a path to college requires planning and support, which is why Open Campus and Juntos are here to guide and support statewide students throughout their education journey. Our team also supports high school, community college students who want to transfer, and current college students.
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STEM Camps and Other Summer Programming
Open Campus works with elementary, middle, and high school students to promote college and career access. One of the ways we accomplish this is by offering a variety of summer STEM camps to engage students, prepare them for their future, and get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math!
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Check out our college access and career development videos, articles, and other resources!
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Interested in Deschutes County Juntos?

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Team Members


Emily CREmily Chavez Romero

Open Campus and Juntos Coordinator


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Jennifer newJennifer Boyle

Central Oregon Regional Manager


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Juntos (meaning “together” in Spanish) is designed to empower high school students and their parents to gain the knowledge, skills, and resources needed for academic success while working together to make college a family goal. Uniting with community partners, Juntos provides culturally relevant programming for 6-12th grade students and their parents

College Access

Open Campus is here to support students throughout their education journey. College Access programs include Future Pathways, College Talk Tuesdays, Open Campus Hangouts, and College Access Summer Melt. Programs offer resources, mentoring, and advising to guide students throughout their college journey from high school through college graduation.

Transfer Student Support

Transferring from a community college to a university can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Open Campus coordinators can help map out your transfer goals and connect you to transfer resources and information. Community College Transfer Support includes degree planning, campus tours, and a library of informational videos.

Community Development and Engagement

Coordinators convene partners on important issues to increase economic well-being and community vitality while advocating for communities who have historically been excluded and marginalized. Community projects include Grant County CyberMills, adult diploma or GED completion programs, and the Rural Communities Explorer, a team of data experts who also provide a repository of statewide data.

Career Prep and Exploration

Open Campus believes in the power of providing tools and resources that will help students and job seekers achieve their long-term goals. From career exploration events to industry-specific career snapshots, we strive to provide job skills, opportunities, and pathways to our community. Our coordinators can also help with internships, resumés and cover letter guidance, trade school access, and connections to resources.

K-8th Grade Programs

Open Campus works with kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students to promote college and career access. To prepare students for success in college and beyond, Open Campus offers a variety of programs and support, including Juntos Afuera, summer STEM Camps, Tech Trek STEM Camp for 8th grade girls, Juntos Chemistry Camp, and Juntos for Middle School.


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And if you'd like to find out more about participating in any of our programs, select Get Involved to learn more!