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Program Category: Accepting Mentors
The UFP is a ten week after school mentoring program for K-8 students attending Dr. Ethel Allen Promise Academy, a district school in North Philadelphia. Students come together to plant fruits and vegetables, learn the factors that promote growth, types of equipment to use, and how to process and store their produce through mentorships with community members and professionals from Repair the World.
ORGANIZATION/PROGRAMOrganization Name: STEMcityPHLOrganization Street Address: 1515 Arch StOrganization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19102Organization Phone Number: 215-683-2118Short Description of Organization:
STEMcityPHL is the City of Philadelphia’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education initiative. Our goal is to enhance STEM proficiency and encourage employment in these fields. We do this by promoting and strengthening STEM education opportunities for Philadelphians while supporting our own STEM mentoring programs through the US2020 national initiative.Program Street Address: 3200 W Lehigh Ave
19132Which one best describes your organization?: Government AgencyWhich one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: YesIf you answered yes to the last question ("l"), please list those partners.:
Repair the WorldAccepting Mentors: Is your program currently accepting mentors?
CONTENTIs STEM the "core" of your program?: YesWhich type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply): Environment ScienceWhich other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply): Arts and MediaDoes your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes
LOCATION AND SHARINGWhere is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): Lower North PhiladelphiaWhen does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
- After school
PARTICIPANTSHow many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Less than 100 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):
Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
- Kindergarten - 2nd grade
- 3rd - 6th grade
- 7th - 8th grade
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 onlyCan 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.:
Some garden boxes are accessible via paved paths
FEE/FEE STRUCTUREDo participants need to pay for your STEM program?: NoIs transportation to and from your program provided?: No students walk to our program.
CATEGORIESPlease select the applicable categories: Accepting Mentors