BCFLC Academy 

The Berean Community and Family Life Center (BCFLC) Academy is a new initiative that provides young people with access to the resources they need to grow as scholars and leaders in their communities. To directly address the achievement gap in our community, the Academy offers free educational enrichment programming for our students. Members of the Berean Community Drumline and students from the surrounding area are invited to participate. We serve over 30 students throughout the school year.

Academic Programs Include:

· Afterschool tutoring
· College Preparatory workshops - Topics include: The College Selection and
Acceptance Process, Writing your Personal Essay, Understanding the Financial Aid Process, Scholarship Research,, Negotiating College Life

· Academic and Life Skills workshop - Topics Include: Preparing for College in High School, Study Skills, Healthy Nutrition and Lifestyle Choices, Adolescence and Sexuality and Conflict Resolution

Colleges BCFLC Academy students have been accepted to include:

* Hobart & William Smith Collges  * Carleton College 
* Allegheny College   * Utica College 
* SUNY Buffalo  * University of Albany 
* Bowie State University   * Lafayette College 
* Ursinus Colllege  * Nyack College 
* Berklee College of Music 

Scholarship Programs BCFLC stduents have been accepted to include: 

* The Posse Foundation, Inc  * Childrens Defense Fund: Beat The Odds
* Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated