Academic Success

Academic Success

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
Current Programs

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 sound educational decisions and find success in the world of work.

STEM
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 invest, start small businesses and pay for college.

Power Hour
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the 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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