Call or email Kidz Klub Coordinator, Charisse Balicki, for more information at
413-562-2301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Activities in all Kidz Klub classrooms include: social skill building, homework help, geography lessons, nutrition and fitness exercises, hands on science, math and technology, artistic expression activities, computer lessons, swimming, reading and writing lessons, gym & outdoor play time.
Specific curriculum examples:
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps all Club members be more successful in school by providing homework help and tutoring and encouraging members to become self-directed learners. Small group and individual tutoring is available to all members. Staff work with parents whose children need extra help in school by creating after school learning plans.
group mentoring program for youth ages 6–10! STEM Mentoring brings together youth and mentors for fun, hands-on activities about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), with a particular focus on conservation.
an evidence-based program that helps youth lead healthier lives. SNAP-Ed teaches people about good nutrition and how to make their food dollars stretch further. SNAP-Ed participants also learn the importance of physical activity.
Immersion Learning helps youth understand the positive roles science and technology play in their everyday lives by engaging them in hands-on, multi-media inquiry-based activities; in turn helping youth succeed in science, math and technology. Visit Immersion Learning's official website for more information.
Wilson "Fundations" Reading: The Boys & Girls Club is the only Club in the country to offer members Wilson "Fundations". The basic purpose of the Wilson "Fundations" program is to teach students fluent decoding and encoding skills to the level of mastery. From the beginning steps of the program, it includes sight word instruction, fluency, vocabulary, oral expressive language development and comprehension. The lessons progress from easier to more challenging tasks for decoding and then spelling. The program is offered to Club members between the ages of 5-10.