Out and About with the Jr. Trailblazer Academy

In August, the STARability Foundation started its second year of the Jr. Trailblazer Academy after-school program! This year, the Jr. Trailblazer Academy has doubled its enrollment. The program components include post-education transitional skills, vocational training, employment readiness education, life skills education, and discovery of the arts and environment. On the first day of this year’s…

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Junior Trailblazers Bake with Amber

Monthly, our Junior Trailblazers learn from one of our spectacular volunteers, Amber, about the ins and outs of baking her delicious chocolate chip cookies that are sold around town at farmers markets as well as Jimmy P’s Butcher Shop and Cafe. Every week is a new lesson, from identifying and sorting the ingredients, to measuring…

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Having Fun & Learning

            Attendees of FDD’s summer life skills classes, led by Michelle Turchetta of Leap Ahead Foundation, have been having a blast and experiencing new endeavors! On Monday afternoons, participants of Opportunity Academy visit local businesses, Title Boxing Club and Sub Zero Ice Cream, working on actual jobs and learning about…

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