"Opening a Book Can Lead to a World of Possibilities!"
PROJECT7 REGISTRATION is now open
FOR the 2017-2018 school year!
Different from previous years, The program will Commence ON Thursday May 17th with a 2.5 hour Workshop followed by a night of service on Wednesday, May 23rd with our Need2Read program for homeless youth.
Class on May 17th will be held at the Forest Road Park Recreation BUilding located at 158 Forest Rd, Fanwood, NJ 07023
Pizza, Snacks & drinks will be served free of charge!
(If your child has allergies please feel free to send them with their own snack)
To offer a volunteer experience to 7th grade students in Scotch Plains, NJ and surrounding communities where they can learn about the disparities of illiteracy and seek out innovative ways to reduce or eliminate reading and writing challenges among children of all socioeconomic experiences.
To provide a hands on volunteer experience where 7th grade students can work directly with youth of limited economic access through a structured literacy program.
Reading to the disadvantaged kids we serve
Playing educational games with the kids
Attending 8 1.5–hour classes that illustrate the links between poverty and illiteracy, give students an opportunity to explore planning for life and lesson planning for literacy, and brainstorm ways to offer literacy activities and events to classmates
Planning and implementing a literacy day for the entire community to attend
Seventh graders needing to complete a service-learning project
Students who are excited about helping and serving others in their community, who enjoy reading or writing, are interested in planning a community day of fun, and like making new friend