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Education & Career Development

 

CareerLaunchTM (Diplomas to Degrees)

Ages 13-18

CareerLaunchTM is a career exploration and mentoring program for teens ages 13-18. This program includes helping teens to explore careers, identify training or college requirements, seek out financial aid and play skill-building games. There’s also a focus on career planning and job skills activities that Club staff or volunteers can use with teens.

Chess

All Ages

Weekly program teaches the game of chess and provides tournaments and competition. Players of all levels are welcome.

Computer Room

All Ages

Uses our computer room to provide children the opportunity to expand their technological skills. Access to the internet is available, and monitored by staff. Any inappropriate use of the internet is prohibited.

Fairgate Farm Club

Ages 9-18

Learn about the environment through gardening, recycling and outdoor education.

Goals for Graduation

Teens

Goals for Graduation is a program built on showing how to set short, medium, and long term goals throughout the school year.

Money Matters

Ages 12-18

Money Matters is a financial literacy program designed specifically to help teens (ages 12 to 18) expand their knowledge of money management and learn the skills that lead to financial independence and well-being. The Money Matters: Make It Count program consists of five components: Teen Personal Finance Guide, Program Facilitator’s Guide, Money Matters Web site, Schwab Employee Volunteer Program, and the Money Matters Awards.

Newspaper Club

Ages 9-16

Newspaper Club allows middle school and high school students to have a better understanding of how to write articles, how to promote special events, and how to interact with other members and staff. Newspaper Club will allow members to create their own newspaper on a monthly basis. Positions include, but not limited to, Editor-in-Chief, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor, plus much more.

Power Hour/ Homework Club

All Ages

Project Learn reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school through "high-yield” learning activities at the Club and in the home. Project Learn emphasizes collaborations between Club staff, parents and school personnel. Project Learn has been proven to boost the academic performance of Club members.