(Foley, Alabama) – On June 8, 2022, high school students from across the state of Alabama will descend on OWA Parks & Resort located in Foley, AL to attend the first of its kind, RNT+ 5-Day Experience presented by Reach and Teach, an educational nonprofit. Students will gain valuable experience working alongside industry professionals to plan and execute the Tunes and Tan Lines Music Fest featuring Dustin Lynch along with Bailey Zimmerman and Ella Langley on Saturday, June 11. Gates open at 5pm, the concert begins at 6pm.
RNT+ Experience attendees will spend five days immersed in every aspect of event planning and execution on the OWA Parks & Resort property. From stage setup and venue layout to ticketing and sound engineering, students will walk away with hands-on experience, valuable industry insight, and essential life skills, such as communication, teamwork and problem-solving. The RNT+ Experience is 100% free and participants will be selected through an application process. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at ReachandTeach.rocks by May 4, 2022.
“We couldn’t be more excited to provide this next-level opportunity for Alabama high school students to explore career paths, develop life skills and build their confidence. I wish this would have been an option when I was in high school,” says Reach and Teach Executive Director and Co-Founder, April Clark. When asked about the goal of the program, Kristin Hellmich, OWA Parks & Resort Director of Marketing and Public Relations said, “Investment in the entertainment, hospitality, and tourism industries is extremely important to us here at OWA. Through our partnership with Reach and Teach, students will be getting hands-on experience in career paths they might not have had access to otherwise.”
In an epic conclusion to the five day “rock camp”, students will execute the Tunes and Tan Lines Music Fest on June 11 featuring Dustin Lynch with, Bailey Zimmerman, and Ella Langley. Gates will open at 5pm with the concert beginning at 6pm. Ticket prices start at $25 with VIP Packages and Premium Parking also available. Tickets can be purchased at VisitOWA.com/tunes-tanlines or at the Tropic Falls Admission window.
Tunes and Tan Lines Music Fest is a ticketed event with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Reach and Teach —501©3 nonprofit. For additional festival information and to purchase tickets, head over to VisitOWA.com.