Delta Academy

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy is a a unique program designed for young ladies ages 11-14. The goals of the Academy are to enhance or spark interest in math, science, technology and/or careers where minority women are scarcely represented. The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy's aim is to shape well rounded young women by focusing on African American history, literacy, character development, healthy choices and service learning. Many young ladies have tremendous potential, however they are not afforded the opportunity to broaden themselves, express their curiosity, and experience new and different things early on.

Program Information



During Academy sessions, activities are centered around math, science, technology, book club, and African American history. In addition to building character, self-esteem, and giving back to the community through service learning, field trips are planned to museums and other sites designed to enhance the knowledge of the participants in the identified focus areas. These young ladies experience endless possibilities.

 

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy is designed for young ladies who are:

 

  • 11 to 14 years of age, who have potential for success, but limited opportunities

  • Interested in developing themselves and sharpening various skills (i.e. literacy, math and science)

  • Are identified by schools, churches, youth groups or concerned individuals, as candidates

  • Interested in service, education, and technology

  • Excited about and Enjoy learning new things

  • Express interest in math, science, technology or other non-traditional careers

  • Overlooked or left out of special programs at their schools because of perceptions that they may not be able to overcome financial, personal or academic obstacles in their lives

 

For more information, please use our contact form or email: deltaacademy@pvacdst.org

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