Education and Career Development programs enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career. Enjoyable and educational programs and activities offer members an opportunity to participate in cooperative learning groups, field trips and hands-on experiences.
This program reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school through “high-yield” learning activities.
Tutoring & Learning Center
A positive academic environment has been created to help members succeed in school. Staff works closely with youngsters to encourage them to complete daily homework assignments, receive tutoring help and participate in other education-enhancing activities. The special POWER HOUR program is designed to raise academic proficiency of members ages 6 to 12.
Accelerated Reader Program
AR is the core of our literacy initiative. It provides students with books suitable to their reading levels, immediate feedback on comprehension via computerized multiple choice tests, and recognition for individual reading progress.
Members learn computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Access to technology levels the “virtual playing field,” giving youth of all ages and circumstances the same resources and skills to help them perform better in school and, eventually, the workplace.
NetSmartz teaches and reinforces the skills, knowledge
and attitudes supporting safe and ethical use of the Internet.
In age-appropriate modules, members learn to take advantage
of Internet resources, while minimizing online risks.
JOBReady! (Ages 15-18)
Young people begin to develop the skills needed to find a
job or internship and to be successful in the world of work.
Goals for Growth (Ages 8-12)
Club members learn the skills needed for setting
and achieving their own personal, education and
Junior Staff Career Development
This initiative is comprised of five distinct programs, each
designed to facilitate job skills training and to help members
develop a career at Boys & Girls Clubs or other human
Immertion Presents is a non-profit science education organization that allows kids from classrooms, after school programs to participate in ocean adventures and discoveries.
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Stay on Track
Stay on track is a substance abuse prevention and life skills program that is geared toward middle school students. (click here for photos)