The Place for Kids to Explore

All programs are included in the cost of membership. Each program includes at least one of our three key areas of focus:
Away Positive Sprouts Garden:
Away Positive Sprouts Garden:

Members learn how to plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables all while learning about nutrition and environmental sustainability!

Fine Arts:
Fine Arts:

Explore the arts through vocabulary, color elements, and the history of Master Artists. Members will have the opportunity to showcase and sell their art at the Club throughout the year during different special events.

Health & Fitness:
Health & Fitness:

Stay active with daily recreational activities including rock climbing, walking club, floor hockey, flag football, handball, kickball, and more.

Kids receive a nutritious, well-balanced snack/meal everyday at 3:30pm to promote healthy eating. Snacks are provided free of charge by Second Harvest Food Bank.

Keystone:
Keystone:

Members ages 14-18 can participate in leadership development opportunities that focus on three key areas: academic success, career preparation, and community service. With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Club aims to have a positive impact on members, the Club, and community.

Man Cave:
Man Cave:

Middle and high school aged male members listen to guest speakers and participate in adult-led open forum discussions on hygiene, stress management, dating/relationships, and drug and alcohol abuse prevention, all while promoting healthy relationships with peers and adults.

Media Club:
Media Club:

Members create content for the Club’s social media outlets including Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok while learning safe and proper online practices.

Power Hour:
Power Hour:

Making minutes count helps Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help after school until 4pm Monday-Thursday. Kids and teens become dedicated self-directed learners through staff support and having a quiet place to study.

S.T.E.A.M. Club:
S.T.E.A.M. Club:

Through hands-on activities, members learn through creativity! S.T.E.A.M. Club focuses on science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

SMART Girls:
SMART Girls:

This 8-month prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program is designed for girls ages 12-18. Through dynamic sessions, activities, field trips, and mentoring opportunities, Club girls explore personal and societal attitudes and values as they build skills for eating right and staying physically, mentally, and emotionally fit, all while developing positive relationships with peers and adults.

The Scoop:
The Scoop:

Our Newspaper Club helps gather “The Scoop” around the Club and is tasked with putting together a monthly Club newspaper. Members gain skills in writing, editing, photography, and interviewing. Read our latest edition here!

Torch Club:
Torch Club:

Torch Club helps meet the special character-development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their lives.

Middle school aged Members will develop and strengthen their leadership skills, giving them a firm foundation of good character and integrity. Torch Club members elect officers and work together to implement projects in the four focus areas: service to Club and community; education; health and fitness; and social recreation.

Need a ride to the Club? Find out about our Transportation Program here!
Questions? Contact Luz at Luz@theplaceforkids.org