Youth Education Programs
Wesley-Rankin offers an Afterschool and summer program for high school students (grades 9-12). These programs offer preparation for high school graduation and post-graduation plans, including the paths of college, trade schools, and the exploration of careers. The high school program provides a safe, stimulating environment to learn and experience various skills and opportunities, thus contributing to a high standard of character development and personal identity.
Afterschool provides children and youth enrichment activities and homework support, which reinforce core concepts to bolster school academic performance. Students choose from a selection of interest clubs each semester, including violin, debate, coding, basketball, and photography. WRCC supports socio-economic wellness through individual and group counseling sessions four days a week.
WR Aspiring Professionals
Wesley-Rankin Aspiring Professionals (WRAP) prepares high school students for success in college and careers. Students who complete the program are setup to earn living wages and find themselves in careers with mobility. WRAP uses a 4-part approach: technical instruction, soft skill coaching, financial support and literacy, and parent education.
Girls of Hope,
Girls of Honor
GOh GOh Girls (Girls of Hope, Girls of Honor) is a 4th-12th grade program designed around the four cornerstones of personal responsibility, goal setting, self-esteem, and faith development. The girls study eight building blocks of social-emotional health as identified by the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkley. The GOh GOh Girls program holistically aids in the development of young girls by providing a safe place to discuss female related issues while also equipping girls with experiences such as self-defense, budgeting, and the importance of the arts.
Boys of Honor, Boys of Unity,
Boys of Equality
Tri-B HUE (Boys of Honor, Boys of Unity, Boys of Equality) is a leadership group that meets weekly to support the program's five cornerstones: chivalry, developing personal responsibility, building self-esteem, establishing goal-setting behavior, and deepening spiritual faith in young men. Each semester, they work through two of the eight building blocks for social-emotional health as promoted by the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. Through partnerships with area churches and the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Tri-B HUE gains additional exposure to weekend field trips, small group learning, and mentoring.
Summit is a summer enrichment camp for high school students. Each week a different workshop is offered to allow students to specialize in the skills and passions specific to themselves. Students can choose 1 or sign up for the whole summer! Students who participate all summer long will end up going on 4 field trips. Past workshops have included computer coding & graphic arts, athletics, personal money management, design, and journalism.