S.P.A.R.K.

Through our S.P.A.R.K. (Special Pathways for At Risk Kids) our members can engage in camps, programs, job shadowing, volunteerism and career engagement activities to better determine the best choice for careers and sewcindary upon graduating from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.

The Do-It-Best building trades/partnership room at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne teaches members about STEM careers in the building trades in conjunction within the Building Trades of Northeast Indiana.

Example 1
Project Blueprint,Β a program to teach members about the building trades begins this fall in our new Do-It-Best building trades/partnership room. A collaboration with the FWCS Career Academy has already begun. The Northeast Indiana Building Trades offer both financial and volunteer support for the program.

Example 2

Camp and out of club education planning for summer 2019 begins soon.

Last years partners included the following

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Ivy Tech, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Huntington University, Huntington Indiana

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Science Central
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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School of Coding
South Bend, Indiana

Coding Camp
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Other partners:

Planet Fitness healthy bodies and anti bullying lessons
Lowes ship building
Best Buy partnering on animation camp
Soaring Hawks Rehabilitation Educational program
Parkview: Occupational therapist discusses careers in the field.
Mad Ants: Motivational talks
Allen County Public Library: Reading programs, Imagination playground blocks
Half Price Books: Reading incentives