In Educational Opportunities, The Cabbage Patch offers a range of educational programs designed to help each student achieve academic success. Our highly trained teachers and volunteers work with each member to set goals and work toward his or her highest educational potential. Our staff is also available to discuss school or educational concerns with parents.
Core programs for students grades 1-12 include:
- Supervised Study Hall (Homework Helper)
- One-on-One Tutoring
- Leadership Development
- Reading & Math Reading Readiness
- Computer Instruction
- Educational Games & Contests
- College & ACT Preparation
- Summer Educational Enrichment Classes & Camps
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College Scholars Program
The College Scholars program is an extension of our Educational Opportunities program that supports capable and motivated youth and young adults in their pursuit of a higher education.
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 30-35 motivated Cabbage Patch Scholars received approximately $278,000* in scholarships that help bridge the financial gap often created after student loans and grants have been applied toward college tuition, fees and expenses. Personal attention and support are provided to each Cabbage Patch College Scholar throughout their college career, greatly increasing their likelihood of graduation.
*This includes $85,000 in Cabbage Patch funding; $189,000 through a partnership with the University of Kentucky (a minimum of $10,000 per student in annually renewable scholarships); and $4,000 through the Downtown Optimist Club.