This resource program involves kids actively in homework and tutoring sessions at the Club. Youth ages 6 through 18 benefit from activities and strategies designed to help them become self-directed learners that see homework and school as a challenge to be overcome rather than an impossible obstacle.
MobyMax is an online application that finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning. MobyMax’s adaptive curriculum creates an individualized education plan for each member, allowing gifted BGC members to progress as quickly as they like while simultaneously ensuring that remedial members get the extra instruction they need.
Drama education builds self-confidence, sparks creativity and boosts academic achievement. The DramaMatters Afterschool Program Guide is a weekly program consisting of 60 minute sessions segmented for beginner, intermediate and advanced members. Each session can be adapted to fit the age of participants as well. Sessions consist of a short warm-up; a main activity of games, script work or performance; and a 10-minute cool-down. The Lessons in Stagecraft Program Guide includes many different ways for members to express themselves creatively, from costumes to set design or directing.
Dance, cheerleading and acting workshops.Tech
Workshops and individual instruction in drawing, painting, developing short stories, pottery/ceramics, crochet and sewing basics.
Tech Time uses the Raspberry Pi technology to teach our members to write code for computer programming and even how to assemble a working computer.
Master Builder was a design-build Lego program that began during the Boys and Girls of Fauquier Summer Camp. The initial competition lasted a week, but due to the high interest in Lego engineering, the activity was extended throughout the year.
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is a fun and interactive program that teaches girls about the basics of computer science and some of the awesome women who use technology to create amazing things. We will also work together to create cool projects and complete challenges.
Girls Who Code
BGCF Career Fair
Presentations by local government agencies, private businesses, and non-profits at the Clubhouse.
A Day to Become
Individual and very small group job shadowing days at local government agencies, private businesses and non-profits.
LFCC Workforce Solutions Trades Camp
Club kids participate on scholarship waiver with LFCC.
Summer Brain Gain
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.
WorkKeys assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance.
Workshops in applying for scholarships and grants; college visits; completing FAFSA; applying for work-study programs; financial literacy; and credit education.