Entries by Drue Duerschmidt

Taco Bell Teams Up With The CLUB at Southeast H.S.

  Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County hosted an event at The CLUB at Southeast High School in honor of the Club members who are moving on to the next grade or graduating in the Class of 2016. The celebration, which included food from Taco Bell and educational and motivational guest speaker Toastmasters’ regional […]

Summer Brain Gain

Summer Brain Gain is a fun, educational program that aims to prevent summer learning loss and keep kids on track for the coming school year. The program is comprised of 17 one-week modules with themed activities for elementary school, middle school and high school students. Each module takes a project-based learning approach; youth engage in […]

Project Learn

This strategy is based on research demonstrating that students do much better in school when they spend their non-school hours engaged in fun, but academically beneficial, activities. Through Project Learn, Club staff use all the areas and programs in the Club to create opportunities for these high-yield learning activities, which include leisure reading, writing activities, […]