Academic Success

Education and Readiness Programs
With the use of selected programs, The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin 
ensures that all club members: 

1.) Graduate from high school on time
2.) Are prepared for a post-secondary education & 21st-century career
Career Launch

CareerLaunch prepares teens for the world of careers and work. Through CareerLaunch, Club teens 13-18 years old embark on a journey to explore possible vocations, make some educational decisions and find success in the world of work.

Our STEM curriculum is hands on, activity-based program which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly. 
Project Learn

Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club. 
Junior Staff

Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members ages 13 to 18 in exploring a career in youth or human services particularly Boys & Girls Club work.
Money Matters

Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13 to 18. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invests, start small businesses and pay for college.
Power Hour

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with strategies, activities, resources, and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners. 
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