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.
Be Great, Graduate: Our Be Great, Graduate program is a unique partnership with the Taunton Public School System – focuses on academic achievement by providing specialized tutoring and other support for 3rd-5th graders who have been identified as potentially at risk for not completing high school. This program ensures that all Taunton youth have the resources they need to have a bright future. 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.
Boys & Girls Club of Taunton - 31 Court Street - Taunton, MA 02780 - Tel: (508) 824-4341 - Fax: (508) 823-6247