Starr Battle Creek is once again hosting a summer reading camp! Offered to Calhoun County elementary-aged kids (K-5 grades), this camp is designed to prevent the summer slide that happens when children are not getting constant educational stimulation.
Any student who has been a part of a Starr program is eligible to apply for a Starr scholarship. These scholarships can be used for furthering your education through:
- Four-year colleges
- vocational schools
- GED completion
- beauty school
- truck driver school
- police academy
- and more!
This week, Starr Battle Creek participated in the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival. There were over 3,000 people at this event, and Starr Battle Creek had a wonderful booth set up with all sorts of Starr giveaways and information about Starr Global Learning Network and Starr Battle Creek Home Based Program.
We wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who supported our Night of Starrs event last week and helped make it such a success. Continue reading
Mastering social skills is key to feeling confident and comfortable in new situations. Starr Detroit’s Youth Assistance Program (YAP) recently engaged several students in a sit down lunch with fully set tables. Picking the right utensil, asking for food to be passed, and engaging in conversation were just a few of the things the young men did to master the art of dinner skills and increase their self-esteem.