Our Discovery program provides tutoring, homework help, and structured enrichment activities; teaching health and wellness, STEM concepts and financial literacy.

 

ABOUT DISCOVERY


 

Each school year, Discovery occurs in Title I, public schools, with volunteers serving nearly 800 students two Saturdays per month throughout the school year. The average Discovery school is receiving 88% free and reduced lunch, Discovery also combats student hunger by providing breakfast snacks and lunch through the Georgia Food Bank Association’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

 

PROGRAMS + INITIATIVES


STEM ENRICHMENT

We partner with Kids Interested in Technology, Engineering and Science (KITES), Inc. Students participate in activities teaching concepts ranging from computer science to molecular biology to renewable energy.

FIELD TRIPS

Students get around town to arts and cultural venues like the Fernbank MuseumLegoland, the Tellus Science MuseumGeorgia Aquarium, and more! 

 

HEALTH+WELLNESS

Hands On Atlanta utilizes Operation FitKids™ during Discovery sessions to help children understand simple activities and everyday decisions they can make to live a more healthy life.  


Financial Literacy

Discovery provides an opportunity for students begin to learn how to manage money through Hands on Banking®, a Wells Fargo program.

Beyond Academics

 Discovery volunteers often become a friend and mentor to kids in the program resulting in a child who believes in his/herself and has hope for a brighter future.  

 

current discovery schools