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During the school year several programs are offered, to include Coding Classes, and Robotics Team Competition. These programs provide an interdisciplinary approach in targeting youth in grade levels K to 8 through applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in an engaging context to develop literacy and the ability to compete in the new economy.
Coding classes are held in the Fall for grades K-3.
Robotics team competition training is targeted for children in grades 4-8 in the spring.
This program is supported in partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Many of the identified volunteers that support the STEM Initiative are engineers and technicians that are employed by various manufacturing and engineering firms within the Tri-County area. These volunteers have contributed their support to assist a diverse array of youth-oriented activities.
Coding Classes are held in the Fall and Spring each year for grades K-3. There are 5 sessions that are 2 hours in duration. Children learn to code in using programs such as SCRATCH and TYNKER. Current classes are scheduled for Saturdays from 12-2 pm. The cost of the classes is $25., includes a tee shirt and lunch.
Four Rivers is a sponsor of two First Lego League Robotics Teams (Four Rivers Elementary STEM Team & Four Rivers Middle STEM Team). The teams consist of students in grades 4-8 and are funded by the Department of Defense and Boeing Corporation. Current team meetings are Saturday fro 12-2 pm.
Four Rivers After-School Program
Provides an after-school program starting in the Fall of 2019. One goal of the After-school program will be to increase participant student learning by 10% as measured by MAP and EOC scores administered by their home schools. Starting in the Fall, the After-school program will provide an expansive and interactive curriculum. This curriculum will focus on promoting educational, social, spiritual, and physical development of youth.
Four Rivers Adventure Summer Camp 2020
A summer camp starting in June of 2020 that will provide opportunities for students to participate in and increase learning, achievement, social and technical skills, team building, and character development. Our summer camp uses an interdisciplinary approach in targeting youth in grade levels Pre-K (ages 4) through 8th grade. The camp is designed to provide a fun and memorable experience for youth through engaging activities.
Career and Resource Empowerment (C.a.R.E.) Program
Provides literacy support, computer-literacy classes, computer training, general education development (GED), and test-preparation tutoring to individuals. Conduct job fairs, hiring events, and career fairs. Conduct individual job/career development assessments.
The C.a.R.E. program, in conjunction with SC Works Trident and ReadySC, recently hosted a Job Fair at the Mount Moriah Family Life Center on March 20th, 2019.
Spring Black College Tour 2020
In 2019 a volunteer from one local manufacturing firm assisted 4RCDC in the detailed planning of a Spelman College and Tuskegee University College Tour during the 2019 Spring Break for high school aged youth. The Tour Was a Success! Now, in 2020, the Black College tour will visit Southern University (Baton Rouge, La.), Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, Al.), Florida A&M University (Tallahassee, Fl.) and Jackson State University (Jackson, Ms.). Tour destinations will also include a visit to the Civil Rights Memorial and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Georgia, and conclude with a day of fun at Six Flags Over Georgia in Atlanta. This trip is designed for upcoming high school Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors during the Spring Break (April 13 – 18).
Limited spaces are now available on a first come first serve basis. Price of the tour is $600, to be paid over a five month period. A $150 deposit upfront reserves a space on the tour. Then, three installments of $150 due on January 10th, February 10th, and March 10th of 2020. Installments will be billed via email and can be paid via online billing with debit, credit, or bank draft. A $5.00 discount will be applied to payments when parents/guardians enroll into our automatic installment draft payment program.
To reserve a seat for the tour, download the following registration form and return it with your deposit – Black College Tour Registration Form. You may drop the registration form off at the Mt. Moriah Church Office or email to info@FourRiversOutreach.Org