Academic Success programs are designed to help our members make academic strides and understand that hard work and persistence put them on a path to a great future.  The success of our programs can be seen by the achievements of our youth, as we guide them on the path to high school graduation and beyond.

Our Impact

94%

of parents have seen a positive impact on their child’s reading skills

100%

of Club teens are expected to graduate from high school

92%

of Club teens expect to attend college

“Because of the special attention of the Boys & Girls Club staff, Jasaun’s reading level greatly improved in only three months. He continues to improve and is on track to reach the goal of reading at grade level by the end of the academic year.”

Brittney Jackson
Parent of 5th grader at New Holland

Academic Programs

Power Hour

Professional development staff encourage our members to become self-directed learners by providing them with the support, resources and guidance necessary to complete their homework in a structured environment for an uninterrupted hour

My. Future.

My.Future. engages members in fun and interactive lessons on word processing and other productivity software. As a safe and fun digital platform, members are able to showcase their work and earn stars, badges and master badges for their achievements.

Kahn Academy

Web based program for math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history and more

Be Great Graduate

A mentor program for 4th-8th graders who have been identified as at-risk of dropping out of school that focuses on on-time grade progression and ultimately high school graduation

Summer Brain Gain

Aimed at preventing summer learning loss, Summer Brain Gain engages kids in fun, educational programs aligned with common core anchor standards. Elementary, middle and high school students participate in project-based learning programs over the summer so they stay on track for the coming school year.

Diplomas to Degrees

A college readiness programs that guides Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success. The program helps teens develop short and long term goals, introduces them to post-secondary education options, assists them in securing financial aid and fosters supportive relationships with adults who can provide support throughout the college experience.

Our programs help kids build:

Healthy Lifestyles

With programs aimed at eating a balanced diet, being more physically active and being engaged in healthy relationships, our activities encourage building healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

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Character & Citizenship

Through high-quality programming and staff who model good behavior our youth are taught how to be responsible, engaged citizens and innovative, resilient leaders.

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