Countywide Programs


Outreach - Virtual Volunteer - Gene Academy

Gene Academy Program:  

  • SMCL is partnering with Genentech, Inc. to offer a virtual option of Gene Academy, an online Futurelab after-school program.   

  • The program is for 3rd-5th graders, and we are giving priority to 3rd and 4th graders below their reading level.   

  • Students participate in STEM learning and activities while also improving their reading, writing, and critical-thinking skills on a bi-weekly basis 

  • This virtual program will be conducted via the Cricket Media platform and will take place Monday – Friday from 3:30-4:30p, every other week, for 10 sessions.  We will have 20 students per dayThe program runs from January 11 through May 14, 2021. 

Qualifications Required

  • Interview/Screening Must be Completed -Yes
  • What age category do you belong to? Must be at least 18-21

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday Afternoon
  • Tuesday Afternoon
  • Wednesday Afternoon
  • Thursday Afternoon
  • Friday Afternoon