DEVELOPING COMPETITIVE GRADUATES
Supported by the GEER initiative.
The Boys & Girls Club offers a wide range of programs that are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for a post-secondary education and a 21st-century career.
Participants in the Project Learn program reported 87% fewer missed school days when compared with non-Club youth.
97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school and 80% had submitted an application to a post-secondary education.
Providing over 140 Club members with the opportunity for academically enriching activities within the BGCSEGA.
ACADEMIC SUCCESS PROGRAMS
COMPUTER SCIENCE GATEWAY
The Computer Science Pathway, a key component of Boys & Girls Clubs’ Education & STEM programming, invites youth and teens on a journey from their first encounter with code to creative computing.
DIGITAL LITERACY ESSENTIALS
Digital Literacy Essentials activities are designed to help youth ages 8-16 build digital skills. They provide members of all ability levels with a foundation to explore digital safety, digital privacy, digital presence, online communication and retro gaming.
diplomas2Degrees (d2D), a college readiness program, provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.
DIY STEM is a hands-on, activity-based STEM curriculum which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly.
Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13 to 18. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses and pay for college.
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners.
Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club.
SUMMER BRAIN GAIN
Summer Brain Gain is comprised of one-week modules with fun, themed activities for elementary school, middle school and high school students that are aligned with common core anchor standards. In addition, Summer Brain Gain: Read!, a literacy program, complements the larger Summer Brain Gain curriculum.
Ultimate Journey: Fun, experiential, environmental education activities!