We plan to apply for the MO Dept of Elementary & Secondary Education 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Cohort 12
Each of our sites provides youth in the region with services in five core program areas:
Character and Leadership Development
Empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.
Education and Career Development
Enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.
Health and Life Skills
Develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
Enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.
Sports, Fitness and Recreation
Help youth develop physical fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment and healthy social skills.
|Little Miss Elite
||Academic pageant highlighting academic success
|First Position Dance Program
||Dance program (Ballet/Jazz/Step/Tap) emphasizing discipline, academics and mentorship
|Girls on the Run
||Creatively integrates physical activity while inspiring girls to be healthy, joyful, and confident.
|Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts
||Promotes good character & leadership and the importance of service.
|Graduation for Mas/MAC Scholars
||Teen program highlighting academic & college readiness and the commitment to stay in school.
|Smart Moves, Methsmart,
||Prevention: drugs, alcohol, sex. Discussion from a staff and peer leaders to prevent negative choices.
|Passport to Manhood
|| Targeted effort to engage young boys in discussions and activities that reinforce character, leadership and positive behavior.
|Million Hours of Service
||Community service to promote youth leadership & good character by tracking overall hours.
||Health/Physical/Character program that targets the mind, body, and soul.
||Developing career goals and skills in preparation for the workforce.
||Digital learning, Safety, Coding. Increases tech proficiency .
||Science Technology Engineering and Math activities in a fun way
||Education/literacy/homework. Educational program that reinforces academics in an innovative way.
|Access Arts Community Partnership
||Encourages creativity and exploration while using Fine Art techniques.
||We work in partnership to provide academic support directly in line with the school curricula .
||General music appreciation
||Kim English, Laurence Bowers, Justin Britt. Members are provided an opportunity to attend a sports camp via scholarships provided.
||Cardinals Baseball, Zoo, Museums, Pools/Parks, and Farm
||Keystone/Torch/ Club Promotes good character & leadership
||Representation of the community or personal expression through photos. Promotes resilience.