Americans Helping Americans Summer Camp provides a healthy outlet for children living in the the impoverished regions of Beattyville, Kentucky. Many of these kids are children in low-income families, many times being raised by grandparents on fixed income, living in homes and trailers 20 years past their life expectancy. The Americans Helping Americans summer camp aids children in escaping their world of poverty by giving them positive and constructive camp opportunities of arts and crafts, swimming, working with others, and camp
Anna’s Place NOLA (the newly combined missions of Anna’s Arts for Kids and St. Anna’s Medical Mission) is a place of peace where children realize their potential, and where families and the community are nurtured so that poverty and violence no longer make their home among us. Located at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans’ Treme neighborhood, we promote healing and wholeness of body, mind and spirit. Our year-round program for students ages 5-14 offers academic support, private music
The Ark is a short-term emergency preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 whose families are homeless or in the early stages of recovery from addiction. A primarly focus of this program is to support language and social skills development to better prepare children for school.
Founded in 2003, Austin Voices for Education and Youth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging school reform efforts, building a new generation of young leaders and supporting Austin families to reduce social and economic barriers for students. Starting in 2007, Austin Voices developed the Family Resource Center model that now supports 11 campuses in 2 school districts. Part of an innovative community-based school reform model, the FRCs support low-income families with comprehensive supports, including access to healthcare, employment assistance,
The Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian center that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism and unique learning challenges, such as Learning Disabilities. It was founded in June, 2009 through a merger between two well established programs whose mission was the same: provide services to children in the Roanoke Valley and Lexington area who struggle to learn and succeed in typical environments. As the merger of The Achievement Center and the Blue
The Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center provides programs and services related to adult education, youth development and education, housing, parenting, health, and economic development for low- and moderate-income residents in the Delta region.
Elementary & Middle Summer Institute All Bridges students from the summer after third grade until the summer before ninth grade participate in the five-week Elementary and Middle Grades Summer Institute held on the campus of St. Paul’s School. Over six summers in the program, students build strong peer and adult relationships, gain academic enrichment, and receive valuable exposure to the arts, sports, outdoors, college, careers, and community service. Weekend Mentoring The Bridges Weekend Mentoring Program was started in 2009. The goal of the
The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a local, non-profit Christian organization. Our mission is to equip and empower at-risk children, youth and their families, to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their economic, educational, emotional, moral, physical, social and spiritual potential. We accomplish this through three major programs: Counseling and Family Services, Recreation and Youth Development and Educational Opportunities.
Camden City School District is in a historic period of change. With the recent state intervention, Camden is uniquely poised to transform and re-focus its efforts to ensure all students have the academic and personal skills required to succeed in life. Currently, Camden City has 26 district and 11 charter schools serving more than 15,000 students in total, of whom nearly 95% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. The district is committed to building talented and committed cadres of
CampInteractive (CI) aims to inspire the next generation of technology leaders from under served communities. We use cutting-edge tech education tools to provide students with the skills and opportunities they need to succeed, and instill the leadership qualities necessary to achieve their potentials. CI Summer Interns will work with CI staff to execute the YES (Young Entrepreneur Summit), a 10-14 day program where students learn the different aspects of the project development cycle as well as useful entrepreneurial skills. The program,