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Eastport Girls Club & Boys Club (EGC & EBC)

Age Group: 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls

“My daughter has always liked singing and dancing around the house, but it wasn’t until the Counselor and Education Director came to tell me about Eastport Girls Club, that I knew it was an opportunity for my daughter to have a chance at doing some of the activities she’s always dreamed of.” – Eastport Girls Club parent

An after-school tutoring and goal-based mentoring program for boys and girls in 3rd to 8th grades. Students learn effective study, problem solving and goal setting skills. Students spend one-on-one time with an academic coach (tutor) who leads them to academic success, one day per week. Boys and girls meet separately in their perspective programs. Students also spend 6-8 hours per month with one-on-one mentors on weekends outside of weekly programming. Program components include:

  • One-on-one academic coaching
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Learning to set goals
  • Learning problem solving and effective communication skills
  • Learning to become self-motivated
  • College visits
  • Career workshops
  • Social emotional workshops