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Academic Success

On Course for College

On Course for College helps teens aspire to and prepare for the college entrance process with campus visits, guest speakers, standardized testing preparation, career exploration, and guidance to assist students in meeting the curricular requirements of the University of California and the California State University systems, as well as Financial Aid and scholarship applications.


Project Learn

High-yield and hands-on learning activities to increase academic success including:  Eyes On Science, Alphabet Soup, Reading Buddies, Smart Kids, Math-ter-Minds, Outdoor Adventures.


Power Hour

Homework assistance and tutoring after school daily, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm and 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.


Club Tech

Club Tech

Learn technology skills in our computer lab, with computers, filtered internet access, and educational challenges.


Career Launch

A career exploration program for teens, where they identify job requirements, seek out financial aid, and participate in career and job skills activities.
Goals for Graduation

Goals for Graduation

Helps young people set practical goals towards high school graduation and encourages getting a college education through workshops and college visits.

Money Matters

Money Matters 

A financial literacy program for teens to learn money management and financial independence.


The Arts

Encouraging self expression, the arts are critical for developing healthy, well rounded individuals and building academic success.
Image Makers: National Photography Program

ImageMakers, National Photography Program

A comprehensive photography program that encourages girls and boys to learn and practice photography, expressing themselves in creative and innovative ways.

Fine Arts

Members of all ages can learn the fundamental of drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, and photography.