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March 2020

Building Futures’ Trivia Night

Join us for Building Futures' Annual trivia night on April 4th, 2020! With family-friendly trivia, challenging for all ages, and a silent auction table, this is the perfect night out for friends, families, or anyone who loves trivia! ...

07 Mar
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Lodge Des Peres

1050 Des Peres Rd, Des Peres, Missouri 63131

Spring Break Camp 2020

Building Futures - Design & Build Workshops is excited to bring you Spring Break Camp 2020!

From learning the design/build process, to building projects at full-scale, your young learner will leave our camp feeling confident and creative through our hands-on, STEAM project-based learning environment. ...

16 Mar - 20 Mar
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Building Futures: Design and Build Workshop

2720 N. 13th St. St. Louis, MO 63106

June 2020

Summer STEAM Academy 2020

Does your school have a summer program?

Diversify your young learner's education with our hands-on, STEAM-based learning program.

Through the month of June 2020, Building Futures introduces K- 12th grades to problem-solving skills needed to design projects and to learn manual skills needed to build those projects. ...

01 Jun - 30 Jun
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

July 2020

2020 Triple Play Summer Camp (Week 1)

Building Futures: Design and Build Workshop has partnered for a third year with Central Print and Sankofa Culture and Art Wellness Village to create the most diverse, multi-dimensional learning experience your young learner will have all summer! ...

06 Jul - 10 Jul
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Building Futures: Design and Build Workshop

2720 N. 13th St. St. Louis, MO 63106

2020 Triple Play Summer Camp (Week 2)

Building Futures: Design and Build Workshop has partnered for a third year with Central Print and Sankofa Culture and Art Wellness Village to create the most diverse, multi-dimensional learning experience your young learner will have all summer! ...

13 Jul - 17 Jul
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Building Futures: Design and Build Workshop

2720 N. 13th St. St. Louis, MO 63106

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2019 Triple Play Summer Camps: Caribbean Festival Arts (Building Futures + Central Print)

Looking for a fun, interactive learning environment for your 4th- 6th grader?  Well, we have triple the fun and learning opportunities this Summer with our Triple Play Summer Camps: Caribbean Festival Arts!

Camp Dates: July 8-12 and July 22-26

Time: 9:00 AM til 5:00 PM each day
8:30 early drop-off for breakfast
Camp starts and ends each day
@ 2720 N. 13th Street.
Printmaking @ 2624 N 14th St. after lunch.

Tuition: Near North Residents $25 per week  |  All others $190 per week

Includes breakfast, lunch, and all materials

For More Information

Frank @ Building Futures | 314 241 1346

Marie @ Central Print  |  314 518 5279

Only 16 students per class. Classes will fill quickly. 

Full tuition must be submitted with the completed application. 


Jennings Back to School Jamboree

We had a wonderful time hosting a hands-on information table at Jennings Back to School Jamboree August 4th, 2018! Interacting and engaging with approx 1000 students, parents, and teachers.

This school year, Building Futures will be teaching at all of the schools in the Jennings School District. We will provide an after-school program at the Middle School four days a week for the entire year and teach an eight-week session of (two classes a day) during the day at the elementary schools and JETS (Jennings Educational Training School) one day a week. After one eight week session at a school, we will rotate to another school.

Interested in learning about our after-school programs?  Click here to learn more.

Triple Play Summer Camps: Caribbean Festival Arts (Building Futures + Central Print)

Looking for a fun, interactive learning environment for your 4th- 6th grader?  Well, we have triple the fun and learning opportunities this Summer with our Triple Play Summer Camps: Caribbean Festival Arts!

Download Summer Camp Application

Camp Dates:

July 9-13 July 23-27

Time: 9:00 AM til 5:00 PM each day
8:30 early drop-off for breakfast
Camp starts and ends each day
@ 2720 N. 13th Street.
Printmaking @ 2624 N 14th St. after lunch.

Tuition

Near North Residents $25 per week

All others $230 per week

Includes:

Light breakfast and lunch

All materials

For More Information

Download the Triple Play Summer Camp - Caribbean Festival Arts (PDF)

for more information and/or contact:

Marie @Central Print

2624 N. 14th St. 314 241 1346

Frank @ Building Futures

2720 N. 13th St. 314 518 5279

Only 16 students per class
Classes will fill quickly.
Full tuition must be submitted with the completed application. 


March 2018 | Diversity Inclusion Organization Award

Building Futures was presented with a Diversity Inclusion award from the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC).  Pictured (l. to r.), Robert Conte, Monsanto (SLCCC Chair); Board Members Jusean Archibald, Frank Lorberbaum, Jay Reaves, and Holston Black; and Ramona Tumblin-Rucker, BJC (SLCCC Diversity Chair).

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November 2017 | Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

"Aptly named local nonprofit Building Futures recently got a boost for its mission of inspiring youth in the city of St. Louis through hands-on design build workshops with a brand new space in an Old North St. Louis building purchased by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation. Last year alone, Building Futures assisted 650 local K-12 kids, many of them at-risk, teaching them valuable trade skills in design and construction through computers, drawing, model-building and problem solving as well as working with hand and power tools."

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October 2017 | Workforce Development (Organization) Award

Building Futures was recognized at the Construction Forum Education Foundation Building Tomorrow Awards. CFEF presented the not-for-profit with a Workforce Development (Organization) Award.

"Filling the pipeline with skilled trades people is already a critical need in our industry. Building Futures introduces K-12 children to design with computers and construction with hand and power tools. By providing free training to disadvantaged youth, Building Futures gives them skills and career direction to quality local jobs."

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February 2016 | Community Outreach

On February 7, Issac Zimmerman, Alissa Zimmerman, Frank & Gay Lorberbaum presented 30 handmade chairs to pre-schoolers at Patrick Henery School!

Issac lead as project manager to see that all 30 chairs were crafted in the design shop to completion and on-through donation.

January 2016 & January 2017 | AGCMO Donation

Construction Leadership Council of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) donates proceeds of Glow Ball Golf Tournament to Building Futures.

Building Futures Design & Build Workshops

2720 N. 13th St. St. Louis, MO  63106

Workshop: 314 241 7222

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