Posts Tagged ‘youth’

BPDC is hiring – afterschool tutor needed

BPDC is hiring a part time After School Assistant for its P4SS afterschool program at Artemus Ward.  This program, developed by the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association, in concert with BPDC and CMSD’s Artemus Ward Elementary School especially service middle school age students, grades 6-8. Here is the posting: After School Program Assistant Assistant BPDC […]

Teens explore a world of possibilities this summer

Get real and get on the bus. Youth entering 7th-12th grade will be going out into the real world and walking around in other people’s shoes this summer in order to get experience and perspectives on schools and careers they could enter after high school. As the lead agency for West Park MyCom youth initiative, […]

3 new high schools!

Three (3) new schools are being proposed by Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) and the academic planning committee to open Fall 2015 at the new LEED-certified John Marshall High School: School of Information Technology, School of Civic and Business Leadership, and School of Engineering. (Call 216-838-ENRL to enroll or transfer to the 9th-12th grades at the new […]

Youth Activities Fair & Showcase

Bring the whole family and check out the many opportunities that exist for youth in West Park as young as 5 years old and as old as 18 years old at Artemus Ward School from 5-7:30pm.  From art classes to employment to sports, there is something for everyone on show at the West Park 2014 […]

West Park receives MyCom awards

Individuals in West Park were recognized on Friday, December 6, 2013, at the MyCom annual meeting at Windows on the River in the Powerhouse. The honoress received Youth Voice awards.  West Park youth and the professionals who work with them received awards, among other youth, adults, agencies, and civic leaders who advance youth voice and choice […]

We’re building a community center

We plan on rehabing a storefront on W. 140th on the corner of Lyric Avenue and plan on turning it into an intergenerational community center, but we need your help.  Find out more details by watching this video: or reading our project description here: . We are participating in a contest on Crowdrise with other NEO […]

Schools as Neighborhood Resources (SNR)

Did you know Ward 18 opens another recreation center every November to April? Three nights a week from November through April Artemus Ward K-8 School on W. 140th Street will open up as a “lighted schoolhouse” through the Schools as Neighborhood Resources (SNR) program for activities such as basketball, ping pong, soccer, walking clubs, arts […]

College Tours – Aug 15

Flier and permission form here West Park youth are invited to explore education and career paths in NEO on Thursday, August 15, 2013.  RSVP’s are necessary. BPDC youth development staff, Ian Heisey and Nancy Baxter, will be accompanying teens on a tour to showcase 2- & 4-year degree options at Northeast Ohio private schools that […]

15th Annual Creek Clean-up

Saturday, June 1, 2013 is the  15th Annual Big Creek Watershed Clean-up from 9am-noon. (Past photos of creek clean ups and other improvements along this creek are available on the event’s site here. Join volunteers young and old in cleaning debris from our Chevy Branch of the Big Creek, which flows to the Cuyahoga River and finally […]