2007-08 Intro

MIRACLES Academy

GET READY!...

Our club has been selected as one of FIVE pilot sites by BGCA for an outstanding new program called the MIRACLES Academy.  Slated to begin in September 2008, club members 10-13 will have an opportunity to join this exciting new program.  Space will be limited to 20 participants for the first year of the academy; selection will begin sometime in late summer.

Sponsored by the Todd Wagner Foundation, Microsoft, the Best Buy Children's Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the MIRACLES Academy is a two year program offering intensive focus and training in technology.  In addition, the program will support academic, social and emotional development in our middle school club members by participation in

  • Technology curriculum: 
    • LEGO Mindstorms Robotics 
    • ClubTECH
    • Digital Arts Festivals
    • Photo Illustration
    • Movie Making
    • Music Making
    • Web Design
    • Graphic Design
  • Life Skills including character & leadership development activities
  • Education including homework help
  • Community service projects
Todd Wagner Foundation
Our club is very fortunate to be selected as one of the pilot sites and as such will receive $135,000 in equipment, software, and operational funds.  A very special thank you to the Todd Wagner Foundation and BGCA's ClubTECH program sponsors for their generous support.