Academic Success programs are designed for all ages with the ultimate goal of ensuring that all Club members graduate from high school on time, prepared for post-secondary education, vocational/trade school, and/or a 21st-century career.
The CareerLaunch program encourages Club members ages 13 to 18 to assess their skills and interests, explore careers, make sound educational decisions and prepare to join our nation’s work force. The program includes opportunities for mentoring, job shadowing and training through the use of online career exploration, college & job search resources, and interactive activities.
Diplomas 2 Degrees is a college readiness program that 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.
The Grades to Greatness program is a club-wide academic incentive program for all ages. Members are required to sign contracts stating that they are committed to working toward academic success, improving their grades, and attending Power Hour. To be eligible for incentives, members must provide copies of their report card each grading period. Members earn incentives through grade point average improvement, and academic achievement.
The Money Matters programs assists teens with developing financial literacy skills and building their money management skills. Teen members are taught how to balance a checkbook, create a budget, as well as save and invest for college and retirement.
Power Hour is an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club Members at every age to become self-directed learners. Staff and volunteers assist club members with homework and tutoring services to help them achieve Academic Success.
Summer Brain Gain is a fun, educational program that aims to prevent summer learning loss and keep kids on track for the coming school year. The program is encompasses a project-based learning approach of weekly modules of themed activities for elementary school, middle school and high school students.