Club Youth had the opportunity to tour colleges on the east coast this past week. During this college tour, Club Kids visited different colleges, historical sites such as the Washington Memorial Chapel and the Washington Monument (pictured above), other Boys & Girls Clubs, and participated in a service project at a local assisted living facility.
This year we visited a diverse mix of colleges including; Massachusetts College of Art and Design, University of Rhode Island, University of Baltimore, University of Pennsylvania and West Chester University.
BGCLC Youth also visited other Boys & Girls Clubs along the way to to meet and collaborate with other Members. This year we went to the Boys & Girls Club of Chelsea, Richard England Boys & Girls Club in Washington D.C., and Chester Boys & Girls Club in Chester, PA.
" I really liked how diverse the University of Rhode Island was and how individualized the programs were." Sydney, Senior at the Loveland Unit.
"I enjoyed seeing where Martin Luther King Jr.gave his I have a dream speech. Also I learned a lot at the Holocaust Museum." Mason, Sophomore the Loveland Unit.
Exposing youth to post graduation opportunities is an important component of our Academic Success programming.