ABC Program is an academic initiative that provides enrichment tutoring and intervention strategies for active Club members. The three main components of the ABC Program include Attendance, Behavior, and Course Evaluation. This partnership with the Manchester School District reviews each enrollee’s records on a daily basis, identifies members at risk, and provides a direct case management strategy for identified members.
The Art Program, connected to STEAM, encourages kids to expand their creative palette, and freely express themselves without judgment. They dive into a wide variety of fine arts, from painting with acrylics, crafting a house, to collaging. Along with the guided craft, the kids can help themselves to free drawing and painting.
The Athletics Program provides a space for members to be physically active. The gym runs activities that foster a healthy competitive spirit and teamwork. The goal is to provide an inclusive and safe environment for members to be physically active and have fun!
The Learning Center is a space that aims to make learning fun by encouraging children’s natural curiosity. With the assistance of the Education Department Staff and a team of dedicated volunteers, members have access to academic guidance, support, and resources that would otherwise be unavailable. They are encouraged to discover new interests as they improve their academic performance in a space intentionally designed to meet their social, emotional, and educational needs.
The Performing Arts Program teaches members different elements of performing arts, including singing, acting, and dancing. Members will learn various dance genres, receive vocal coaching, and exposure to acting techniques. This program encourages members to be confident, expressive, creative and inspired.
The STEAM Lab is filled with computers and electronics, Legos and engineering set, print and design elements, and art projects that range from easy to complex. Members are given the chance to explore time-tested fun activities as well as the newest innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. It is important to expose kids to all of these topics so that they can practice existing skills as well as explore new ones.
The Teen Program provides a safe place for teens to relax, grow, learn, and explore their developing interests. Teens can have a good time with weekly events, field trips, and a number of clubs and games. They will also benefit immensely from leadership groups and college/career prep.
The Zen Den helps members navigate the daily challenges that may arise. This is achieved through self-regulation in a safe, healthy, and calming space. The room is also used with community partners to help strengthen social-emotional skills and overall mental health.