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Program Category: Accepting Mentors
Spark engages communities to provide career exploration and self-discovery opportunities that help middle school students understand, experience and pursue what’s possible.
ORGANIZATION/PROGRAMOrganization Name: Spark PhiladelphiaOrganization Street Address: 1501 Cherry StreetOrganization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19102Organization Phone Number: 267-519-4591Short Description of Organization:
Spark engages communities to provide career exploration and self-discovery opportunities that help middle school students understand, experience and pursue what's possible.Program Street Address: 1501 Cherry Street
19102Which one best describes your organization?: Non-ProfitWhich one best describes your program?: Outreach - mobile (you travel to groups of students)Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: YesIf you answered yes to the last question ("l"), please list those partners.:
Ballinger, Bluecadet, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Deloitte, Exude, Inc., Gentler, KieranTimberlake, Knoll, KPMG,LLP, M&T Bank, Message Agency, Pennoni, Seer Interactive, Sidecar, Steelcase, Stitch Data Threshold Group, University of Pennsylvania, Westin, WHYY, Bache-Martin School, Henry C. Lea School, George Meade School, John Barry School, S. Weir Mitchell School, William Dick SchoolAccepting Mentors: Is your program currently accepting mentors?
CONTENTIs STEM the "core" of your program?: SomewhatWhich type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
- Computer Science
- Medicine and or Health
Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes
- Project-Based Learning
- Workforce Development
LOCATION AND SHARINGWhere is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
- Southwest Philadelphia
- West Philadelphia
- Lower North Philadelphia
- After school
PARTICIPANTSHow many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 101-500 individualsHow many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per weekWhich ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply): 7th - 8th gradeWhich gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
- Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 76-100%Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groupsCan your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Yes (please explain)If you chose "yes" for the question above, please explain how you are able to accommodate youth with special needs.:
- Native American
- Middle Eastern
Spark works closely with our school partners to extend support to students who are in need of extra assistance.
FEE/FEE STRUCTUREDo participants need to pay for your STEM program?: NoIs transportation to and from your program provided?: Yes we transport students using a bus or a van.
CATEGORIESPlease select the applicable categories: Accepting Mentors