Get Ready for Opportunities in Work (GROW)

Students looking for an opportunity to explore work and post-secondary education opportunities may now apply to participate in a week-long experience this summer on the campus of the Roosevelt Warm Springs (RWS) Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center.  

Students will join their peers in work-based learning, career exploration and self-advocacy activities, all as part of the Get Ready for Opportunities in Work (GROW) program.  Apply today to join us this summer!  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2024. 

Download this doc file. 2024 Summer GROW Application


  • Pre-ETS permission form
  • Current IEP or 504 Plan
  • Enrollment in public school
  • Independent in all daily living activities
  • Able to ambulate and navigate campus
  • Able to self-monitor behavior

What to expect:

  • Tour post-secondary programs and local industries
  • Visit 7 Career Pathways offered at RWS
  • Complete vocational assessments
  • Develop a transition resource toolkit
  • Enjoy cookouts and other fun activities

Dates available in 2024 are:

  • June 3rd – 6th (18 years and older)
  • June 10th – 13th (18 years and older)
  • June 17th – 20th (14-17 years)
  • June 24th – 27th (14-17 years)


GROW is a program for eligible high school students with disabilities offered by the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA). For more information, call 706.543.9579 or 706.620.0073.


Roosevelt Warm Springs (RWS) Summer GROW Program Publications 

- Download this pdf file. RWS Summer GROW Program Brochure 

- Download this pdf file. RWS Summer GROW Program Flyer 

To view more of GVRA's publications, click here