ABOUT DISCOVERY


 

Discovery is an engaging Saturday morning enrichment program which offers STEAM, SEL, Fitness, and Health activities to metro Atlanta’s K-5 youth. Discovery is Hands On Atlanta’s longest running program and offers community volunteers a meaningful and interactive service experience.

Hands On Atlanta partners with over 10 Title 1 elementary schools, serving nearly 1,000 students a school year. The program operates, on average, two Saturdays a month September-May. In addition to fun and educational activities, all students receive breakfast and take-home snacks at each Discovery session.

 

PROGRAMS + INITIATIVES


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STEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

Students participate in activities teaching concepts including robotics, coding, and science experiments.

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SEL

Social Emotional Learning

Students learn to identify their emotions, respect and care for others, show initiative in taking responsibility, cultivate strong relationships, and respond to adverse situations. 

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HEALTH+FITNESS

Students learn through interactive activities how they can make choices that promote a healthy and active lifestyle, including nutrition lessons and fitness games. Students also receive a healthy breakfast and take-home snacks while attending Discovery.

 

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VOLUNTEER AT DISCOVERY


 

Discovery is supported by over 500 community volunteers every year. Volunteers interact with students in a fun and structured environment, helping them gain new skills and visualize brighter futures. Whether you want to volunteer once or prefer to take on a reoccurring leadership position, we’d love to have you join us at an upcoming Discovery session. Check out our volunteer opportunity calendar to find a school and date that works with your schedule. Sessions run from late September through early May.

 

Support DISCOVERY


 

Support one of our most popular and impactful programs with a corporate sponsorship or individual donation! Any size contribution will help, from financial to in-kind support the program thrives off of community involvement.

Do you have a group or organization that wants to “adopt” one of our Discovery sites? This is an opportunity to form relationships with students and be a part of their Saturday enrichment experience for a full school year. Your group would commit 8+ volunteers serving 10-12 Saturday’s for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

To learn more about serving with Discovery, reach out to:

Candice White, Discovery Program Manager

p: 404.979.2800 e: cwhite@handsonatlanta.org