Operation LINK is a school-based S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) mentoring program for elementary and middle grades students from military families. Operation LINK is funded by The Corporation for National and Community Service. Mentors and mentees build relationships, learn communication skills, and solve engineering challenges as they explore the wonderful world of Robotics. This fun, hands-on, interactive approach to learning will prepare our youth for 21st Century experiences. Program participants include one hundred seventy-four AmeriCorps mentors providing mentoring services to approximately 1,000 military youth during the school day and on Saturdays. Our Mission is to ensure that military youth remain connected to their family, their school, their community and their deployed parent.
The goals of Operation LINK are to: