Join us! We will be holding webinars about upcoming grant opportunities to implement our comprehensive intergenerational programs in your community and the requirements for participation in the grants. Please invite colleagues who would be interested in this opportunity – especially colleagues from youth organizations in your community.
- Thursday, January 23rd, 11:30-12:30 PM
- Friday, January 24th, 1:30 – 2:30 PM
- Monday, January 27th, 10 – 11 AM
We are limiting the webinars to 10 people each. Please let us know which webinar would work best for your schedule and we will send you more info how to dial in!
RSVP – Susan McNulty, Community Outreach Coordinator at Susan@BridgesTogether.org
At Bridges Together, we create award-winning innovative, turn-key intergenerational programs that bring active older adults and children together for shared experiences and collaborative learning. These programs support the national educational core standards. Nearly 7500 students and about 2500 seniors have benefited from our programs since 1991.
|Name of Program||Children’s Age Group||Number of Joint Sessions||Focus|
|Bridges: Our Stories||Grades Pre K-2||6 sessions approx. 75 minutes each||Using timeless picture books, exploring the themes with our own family’s stories and expressing this in art|
|Bridges: Growing Older, Growing Together||Grades 3-6||7 sessions approx. 60 minutes each||Weekly topics include: Bridges, Schools, Ethnicities, Heirlooms & Traditions, Learning from Each Other, How Old is Old?, How Am I Smart?, Celebrations.|
|Bridges: So Smart (FKA Gardner’s Garden)||Grades 5-8||10 sessions ranging from 60-90 minutes each – good for an afterschool program or week-long morning camp||Based on the multiple intelligences theory, during each session, participants explore a specific theme using a different intelligence. Sessions include: seasons, trees, gardening, resilience, farming, hands, nutrition, using our smarts.|