Opportunities & Leadership...
Computer Resource and Learning Center
Our Computer Resource and Learning Center is available for tutoring and provides educational tools for all participants. The Center is open to all programs.
Kiwanis Summer Youth Camp
Located at the Kiwanis Camp facility in Wolcott, CT, our summer youth camp provides 8 weeks of activites for children ages 3-13. Transportation is provided through our collaboration with Waterbury PAL.
Linking Academics To Life
Linking Academics To Life is a unique, after-school program for truancy referred and vulnerable or underprivileged youth. This incentive-based program helps disadvantaged youth make a link between their education and their life needs by expanding areas of interest while encouraging completion in school and furthering education. These areas of interest include:
- Entrepreneurial Program (E-Program), a year round program that teaches business skills along with hands on skills in building, gardening, and trades for youth;
- Tech-Media, where classes are provided in basic computer usage, using a project based model for Microsoft Office software including word, excel, power point, publisher, movie maker and web design.
Summer Youth Employment (SYEP)
Summer Youth Employment (SYEP), is a work based learning project funded through the state, which includes 6 weeks of paid work experience in the summer.
Support for Self-Determination/ People Off Welfare Earning Resources (SSD/ POWER)
Support for Self-Determina-tion/ People Off Welfare Earning Resources is a unique, training program focusing on the proper care and safety of children in our community. The participants are unemployed/underemployed, with severe language barriers and no observable skills or work experience. The result; participants are employed in or open their own home child care center; making the transition from receiving public assistance to earning a living.
Tutoring is available for all grade levels. A program coordinator and a certified teacher/administrator oversee all our curriculums and tutors.
Waterbury Youth Council
The Waterbury Youth Council develops leadership skills, and supports involvement in community action projects and activities. This youth led group focuses on the 40 Developmental Assets.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is a work based learning project funded through the state. It includes paid work experience and youth development programming during the school year