Academic Enrichment

AV Lab

Drop-in to use the equipment in the A/V Studio! Record and mix music or create and edit movies with the help of a HiTech instructor.

No registration required. Grades 6-12.  

Starts Thursday, September 16th, 2021 

4-6 pm

BridgeWhiz - acblef.org/bridgewhiz

As a parent, you’d do anything to give your child a happy, successful life. Now you have a wonderful opportunity to do just that – through the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge.

BridgeWhiz, a FREE online course designed to teach children in grades 4 through 12 the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge, a fascinating game whose benefits, intellectual stimulation, and adventure will last a lifetime.

Stemtree For All, Stemtree of Columbia

Stemtree is more than an enrichment program. We bring basic science to life through our Science, Engineering, and Technology Workouts! Your student will engage in hands-on learning with coding, robotics, science, electricity & electronics. Each student will have a customized learning program that meets them at their level with no repetitive sessions. Programs in Columbia:

Virtual Global Learning Experience: Learn Spanish

This is an opportunity for students to learn Spanish and Central American culture. All lessons and activities will be online.  Students are paired with an individual instructor in Guatemala who will begin with the appropriate proficiency level of Spanish. The 10 hours of lessons can be scheduled for times that are best for you. Five, one-hour cultural activity sessions are scheduled throughout the two-week period. Sessions will be recorded and available should a session be missed.

Y-Knot TOPTE Leadership Academy

This FREE eight-week TOPTE Leadership Academy includes interactive workshops on topics such as branding, association, studying, investing, character and success.  In essence we are going back to B.A.S.I.C.S. The program is one day a week on Thursday's, Sept. 24-Nov. 18, 2012, 6:30-8:30p.m.

The TOPTE Leadership Academy will:

·    Identify your personal leadership style.

·    Recognize your weaknesses and strengths.

·    Work on assertiveness and self-confidence.

·    Enhance public speaking abilities.

Early Childhood Education (Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten)

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) operates an early childhood education program that encompasses both Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. CAC’s education program is full-day and full-year (51 weeks) and is designed to prepare students socially, emotionally and academically for kindergarten. It also has a focus on family engagement and forming partnerships between parents and staff that promote family stability, reduce stressors and connect families to critical family resources.

Millionaire's Club

The Millionaire's Club is a complete financial skills program designed for delivery in a club-like setting at high schools and middle schools.

The Millionaire's Club was developed by professionals from non-profit banking, education, and financial literacy disciplines. The focus is on delivering a meaningful learning experience to Club members that will provide lifelong personal finance skills so participants avoid financial missteps, and prosper in our ever-challenging financial world.