Incoming Kindergarteners from Cohort Three - Summer 2017

Incoming Kindergarteners from Cohort Three - Summer 2017

CORE PROGRAM COMPONENTS:

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) 

    • Provided after school five days per week during the school year

  • Summer Jumpstart and Enrichment

    • Four-week program sessions to provide academic interventions, enrichment and social recreation

  • Mentoring (Individual and Group-based)

  • Sports (Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball)

  • Family Engagement (parent education and empowerment, support groups, and social engagement)

Boys in kindergarten through 6th grades are eligible to participate in one or more of these components throughout the year.  Social emotional learning is embedded in all five components.   

  Participants from Cohort One (started Summer 2015 at 5 years old) who are now entering 3rd grade.

Participants from Cohort One (started Summer 2015 at 5 years old) who are now entering 3rd grade.

ACADEMIC FOCUS:

Goals:

  • to increase kindergarten success through a four-week Summer Jumpstart Program to intervene and raise boys' literacy and math skills.  

  • to increase reading comprehension and numeracy skills of boys in 1st - 5th grades through out-of-school time learning and interactive activities

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL FOCUS:

Goals:

  • to develop and strengthen the Six Essential Life Skills:

    • Attachment

    • Affiliation

    • Self-Regulation

    • Initiative

    • Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution

    • Respect