(309) 793-5900 ext. 249 Dan@springforwardqca.org

Spring Forward’s mission is to provide free supplemental education and enrichment opportunities for individuals in Rock Island County.


Spring Forward Learning Center is Seeking AmeriCorps Volunteers for After-School Programs!

Spring Forward AmeriCorps volunteers will become part of an academic mentoring team in supporting local youth’s literacy goals. Working in small groups with certified teachers and camp counselors, there are great opportunities to build personal communication and teaching skills as well relationships with the local youth. Whether it be helping with reading groups, sitting with students during meals, or spending time doing activities, volunteers are needed and very much appreciated.

Call us or apply online for more information:

Phone: (309) 793-5900 ext. 250

E-mail: Robbie@springforwardqca.org


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From the very origins of our field - settlement houses with caring adults serving immigrant children in the mid-1800s - to our work today where skilled afterschool professionals help children learn, grow, and succeed in communities around the country…Afterschool is for EVERYONE! #afterschoolisforeveryone

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Spring into Summer 5K Run/Walk

May 20, 2017, 9:00am - May 20, 2017, 12:00pm

Spring into Summer 5K Run/Walk, will be a partnership with the Martin Luther King Center and Rock Island Library. Our three organizations are committed to summer enrichment, and all proceeds from the race go to camps which together, will serve over 500 children this year! Spring Forward Learning Center’s 5th annual Spring into Summer 5K will be held on May 20, 2017. The run/walk starts at 9:15 a.m. at beautiful Sunset Park in Rock Island, Illinois. The course is fast, flat, and has scenic views of the Mighty Mississippi. All 5K participants receive chip-timing (J3 timing) and a race t-shirt. The kids race will be held prior to the 5K for children 12 and under beginning at 9 a.m. A family friendly post party will be held at Sunset Park immediately following the race. Spring Forward provides free out-of-school time programs to individuals in Rock Island and Milan, Illinois who are in need of academic assistance. Our programs include after-school and summer enrichment programming for children and adult literacy programs for English Learners. The out-of-school time and literacy programs help children and families by inspiring learning, providing safe and supportive environments, and giving students the essential supports they need to succeed. Registration Prices (NON-REFUNDABLE) Early Bird: $25 (through Apr. 31st) Regular: $30 (May 1-May 19) Race Day: $40 (May 20) Kids Race: $15 (includes t-shirt and bib) *T-shirt Guaranteed if Registered by May 5, 2017 Register online or mail in registration form found at the link below: springforwardqca.org/sf-events/spring-into-summer-5k/

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