Education & Career

Programs
Education & Career

These programs are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for a post-secondary education and a 21st-century career.

CareerLaunch
Ages 13-17

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.

diplomas2Degrees
Ages 13-17

diplomas2Degrees (d2D), a college readiness program, provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.

Summer Brain Gain
Ages 6-17

Summer Brain Gain is comprised of one-week modules with fun, themed activities for elementary school, middle school, and high school students that are aligned with common core anchor standards.  In addition, Summer Brain Gain: Read!, a literacy program, complements the larger Summer Brain Gain curriculum.

DIY STEM
Ages 9-12

DIY STEM is a hands-on, activity-based STEM curriculum which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly.

Project Learn
Ages 6-17

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

Junior Staff
Ages 13-17

Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly.  It assists Club members ages 13 to 17 in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work.

Money Matters
Ages 13-17

Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13 to 17.  Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses, and pay for college.

Power Hour
Ages 6-17

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.
Teens and young adults have the opportunity to work and gain skills through Club partnerships with local job placement programs.
Teen members meet L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson at the Club's 50th Anniversary Gala.
Young Chefs in Action is a  program for members that promotes fun and nutritious baking and cooking.
Members get a visit from a scuba diver at the California Science Center.
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