Programs in Academic Successhelp to provide our youth with the skills and resources they need to succeed in the classroom, apply learning to everyday situations, and embrace 21st Century technology to achieve career success in the future.
Project Learn: This program enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school. Boys & Girls Club of Taunton staff members are trained to incorporate educational opportunities into all program areas.
Power Hour: Power Hour helps all Club members ages 5-18 be more successful in school by providing homework help and tutoring and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.
SkillTech: SkillTech familiarizes Club members with technology, particularly the use of computers and the basic skills that are necessary to excel in school and the workplace.
Youth Jobs: Teens learn necessary skills for entering the workforce such as professional etiquette and resume writing. Members are placed in jobs in the community or at the Club to gain real-life job experience.
Money Matters: Money Matters uses interactive activities to educate teens on financial literacy, including managing a checking account, budgeting, investing and paying for college.
Diplomas 2 Degrees: This college readiness program assists Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Education: Our programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) provide our members with an integrated, experiential approach to learning and applying concepts which will prepare them to solve complex 21st Century problems. High-yield activities are a staple of our STEM Education programs and are designed to pique our members' interest in STEM topics through fun, hands-on experiments, nature walks, weather observation and measurements, and simple chemistry projects, etc.
My Future: Is a Boys & Girls Club of America mobile-friendly social platform with access to over 125 Boys & Girls Club program actives in areas such as STEM, leadership and the arts. With MyFuture, kids and teens can learn new skills, connect with their friends, and earn recognition and rewards in a safe and fun online environment. This program is offered daily in the Computer Lab,
Computer Science: Club members embark on a journey to learn computer science based on their needs and unique interests. Club members will develop a critical thinking, problem-solving and coding though the Computer Science program. The program is east for staff to facilitate and will help members learn the code that runs the web, computer programs, robots and video games.
Planet Fitness is offering $5,000 scholarships to thirty deserving teens who model the judgement free, pro-kindness, and anti-bullying values for which Planet Fitness and Boys & Girls Clubs of America collectively stand. While many scholarships take into consideration only academics and/or athletics, this scholarship – part of Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation initiative – will focus on acceptance and will be awarded to those students that are passionate about spreading kindness, and stopping bullying.
Mechanics Cooperative Bank is now offering scholarships to graduating High School seniors who live in the Bristol or Plymouth County. Applicants will be awarded based on scholastic ability, character, and extracurricular activities. Applications are due no later than Friday, April 26th.