SPRING HILL – (JUNE 28, 2019) – Intent to Apply – 21st CCLC
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hernando County, Inc. (BGCH) hereby notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Florida Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers program grant to support out of school time programming at Frank W. Springstead High School.
BGCH will submit the application to the Florida Department of Education by July 19th of 2019. If granted, funds will be used to support after-school and summer learning on the campus of the Frank W. Springstead High School. Upon completion, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hernando County, Inc. will post the grant application to its website for public review.
The 21st CCLC program provides federal funding to establish or expand community learning centers and provide students with opportunities for:
• Academic enrichment opportunities to help them meet State academic standards.
• Programs and activities designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program, such as youth development activities, service learning, nutrition and health education, drug and violence prevention programs, arts, physical fitness and wellness programs, technology education programs and financial literacy.
• Career and technical programs that ties to an in-demand industry sector or occupation for high school students.
• Family engagement, including opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
More information about the 21st CCLC Program may be obtained by visiting the following webpage on the website of the Florida Department of Education: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/family-community/activities-programs/21st-century-community-learning-center/program-summaries.stml
Questions or public input about the 21st CCLC program and grant proposal, please contact Jennifer Harpin, Grant Director for 21st Century Community Learning Centers at (352) 666-0068 ext. 124 or [email protected]
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF HERNANDO COUNTY, INC: Since 1999, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hernando County, Inc. has provide a safe, supportive place for young people to be during out of school time, with structured programs and caring staff role models in place to address the most difficult challenges facing our young people. With a focus on three core priority outcomes – Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles and Improving Character & Leadership, we provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship and living a healthy lifestyle. Our 10 Clubs are located throughout Hernando County and serve 1,800 kids and teens through membership and community outreach annually.