After School Activities
This summer, iD Tech will be partnering with Code.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science, to send 100 girls ages 7-17 to iD Tech's summer camps for free. iD Tech camps teach programming, game design, robotics and more, and will be offered at the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University and West Chester University. The scholarships are valid for day-only iD Tech camps.
On Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 10AM-2PM, Joshua Keller and Mental Ambition, LLC will host a cultural enrichment workshop. This event will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center located on 21st & Cecil B. Moore. This workshop will emphasize the important of self-love and self-esteem through cultural expression. Joshua will discuss African American history, hip-hop, community involvement and health and fitness.
UAC Program Partner Teenshop Inc. empowers ‘girls with goals’® to become caring, courageous leaders and change agents in their communities and beyond. Teenshop Inc. is now accepting applications for Rising Senior Scholars, a two week college prep residential program at Bryn Mawr College from July 12th until July 15th. While at Bryn Mawr College, girls who are seniors in high school will attend workshops that cover topics such as leadership, SAT Prep, college essay writing and financial literacy.
UAC Program Partner Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN) will host their 2015 PAAN Slam on Wednesday, February 4th at the Pearl Movie Theater at 1600 N Broad. All poets, rappers, vocalists and lyricists ages 10-18 are welcome, however participants cannot use profanity, vulgar language or sexual explicit content. Those interested in performing must arrive at 3:30pm for auditions and material review.