Unlocking Academic Potential for Thousands of Kids

Our Academic Success, STEAM and Workforce Readiness programs complement and reinforce what youth learn at schools. Programs within this area enable youth to be effective, engaged learners who are on track to graduate.

Programs such as "Power-Hour: Making Minutes Count," help Club members with strategies for becoming self-directed learners.

95% of Club Members are on track to graduate from high school vs. 70% of their peer group in greater Hartford.


My.Future provides young people with a safe, fun digital platform they can use to learn, play and socialize while at the Clubs. My.Future helps to elevate important digital and computer... Continue Reading

Summer Brain Gain

Summer Brain Gain is a learning program, for all ages, dedicated to expanding learning opportunities during the “out-of-school” summer months to help prevent our members from falling behind the learning... Continue Reading

Project Learn

Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club. PROJECT LEARN is a comprehensive Academic Success strategy where we... Continue Reading

Power Hour

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count, a homework-help program, encourages Club members to become self-directed learners through daily homework help and tutoring. Designed specifically to help youth and teens with homework. ... Continue Reading

Money Matters

Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13 to 18. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small... Continue Reading


diplomas2Degrees (d2D), a college readiness program, provides a range of services to guide Club members, ages 13 to 18, as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary... Continue Reading