Programs in this core area enable our Club Members to become proficient in basic education and to set goals, explore career opportunities, prepare for employment and embrace technology for career development.
This is an ongoing project at all of our locations in which Club Staff use all areas and programs in the Club to create opportunities for high-yield learning activities – which includes leisure reading, writing activities, discussions with knowledgeable adults, helping others, homework help and other activities that develop cognitive skills.
Power Hour (Making Minutes Count)
This program helps Club members achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities while encouraging members to become self-directed learners. We believe in the power of education and have a wonderful Power Hour Program at each of our locations. Click here to learn more about our Power Hour Program.
Through participation in the Junior Staff Program members develop interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic and a sense of community engagement while experiencing on-the-job Club work. Our Junior Staff are always looking for ways to help and are excited about being involved. Click here to learn more about our Junior Staff Program.
This is a basic computer skills program that helps our members develop proficiency in Microsoft Office and other software through fun, hands on and engaging lessons geared towards their specific age groups.
In conjunction with Skill Tech, this program teaches our members the importance of safety on the Internet.
Money Matters (Make it Count)
This program is being taught by our friends at Washington Federal. Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members by building their basic money management skills. Participants can learn how to manage a checking account, budget, save and invest. Click here to learn more about the Money Matters Program.
Our Science Club offers a fun, engaging and safe environment for our members to have hands-on experience learning about the world of science.
Book Busters Club
The Book Busters Club allows our members to take their interest in reading and learning to another level. This Club meets once a week to discuss the chapters they read between meetings and to do activities. For example, our kids read the Nutcracker ballet last November, then attended the actual ballet performance.