Each season, PFO brings together a group of teens from in and around Charlotte who are diverse in almost every way imaginable. What unites these teens is that they are willing and excited to answer the questions, “Who am I?” and “How will I give of that?”

Interested in joining the PFO family? Check out the information below!

Application Process:

  • Read through our PFO Calendar 2017-2018.
    Note: Teens MUST be available for the annual retreat in full – no exceptions.
  • Sit down with Parents to fill out the application online.
  • Once submitted, we will be in touch to invite you and a parent to an interview.

Interview components:

  • Arrive, sign in, and go to our receiving room where current PFO teens will be running individual stations and explaining pieces of the PFO program in detail.
  • Parents and teens sit down with a current PFO teen and Advisor for a brief conversation.
  • Finally, teens and parents meet briefly with the Executive Director.
      The interview takes a total of 1 hour. Following the interview, teens will be notified about acceptance; those accepted will be invited to the first meeting of the new season.

Program Fee:

  • We are committed to ensuring that PFO is accessible to all teens.
  • Scholarship need does not affect final acceptance decisions.
  • Families will be given program fee and scholarship process information at the time of the interview.

2016-2017 timeline

  • March 1st – New Teen Application available. Fill out the application online.
  • April 1st – New Teen Application deadline
  • April 3-11 – New Teen Interviews
  • May 4th – PFO Family Kickoff Potluck