Wet. Boy & Girls to Benefit From Fund

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The Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin to be 1 of 25 Clubs to benefit from the Rogers Youth Fund initiative that will offer Wetaskiwin youth enhanced academic support and opportunities. 

The Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin is 1 of 25 Boys and Girls Clubs in Canada providing youth with after school enhanced supports and diverse learning opportunities to excel academically through the new Rogers Raising the Grade program starting this month.

“This is an exciting new program for youth that will help them reach their academic and career goals by pursuing their interests and talents.  With three key elements: Academic Support, the Rogers Tech Centre and Post-Secondary Scholarships, we’ll be able to equip young people to excel academically and secure their future success.” stated Justin Wieclaw, the Boys and Girls Club’s Education Program Director.

For more information about the program please contact Justin Wieclaw, Education Program Director at 780-352-4643 extension 38 or email justin@wetaskiwinyouth.ca.

In association with Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada – Rogers Raising the Grade

With the  support of the Rogers Youth Fund, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada will deliver a  new multi-faceted education program called Rogers Raising the Grade, aimed at increasing academic skills, high school graduation rates and access to post-secondary education for at-risk youth from a select group of Boys and Girls Clubs across the country. Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin is pleased to be part of the program in its inaugural year. 

Rogers Raising the Grade will provide our youth with the skills, tools and opportunities necessary to excel academically and secure their future success as productive, independent and contributing members of society. It is an interactive after-school program that allows youth to explore their personal interests, receive homework support, connect with mentors and/or tutors, interact with peers, increase their digital literacy, and plan for post-secondary education. 

The Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin is proud to be working with BGCC and Rogers on this important program.