The Annual Golf Classic

🏌️♂️ Swing for a Cause at the French Creek Golf Club! 🏌️♀️ 



Are you ready to tee off for a purpose? Do you believe in providing high-quality learning experiences for our youngest learners? Then mark your calendars for the 35th Annual Golf Classic at the picturesque French Creek Golf Club! This event combines your love for golf with a meaningful cause. Here’s why you won’t want to miss it: 


  1. Scenic Fairways: Tee off amidst rolling hills, lush greenery, and babbling brooks. French Creek Golf Club offers a challenging yet breathtaking course that will delight golfers of all levels. 
  2. Supporting Early Educators: Your participation directly impacts early childhood education. First Up is dedicated to empowering teachers, providing resources, and ensuring that every young learner receives the best start in life. 
  3. Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow golf enthusiasts, educators, and community leaders. Share stories, forge new connections, and make a difference together. 
  4. Prizes and Giveaways: Win fabulous prizes, bid on exclusive items, and enjoy a memorable day on the greens—all while contributing to a cause that matters. 


Event Details: 

  • Date: Monday, October 28, 2024
  • Location: French Creek Golf Club, Elverson, PA 

Click HERE to register today and swing for a purpose! Let’s drive change, one golf swing at a time. 

Support Young Learners by Supporting First Up Programs


Your support makes a difference! By registering for this event, you directly impact programs at First Up geared towards providing equity trainings, professional development, quality improvement, and more. Read below and see what First Up is doing help teachers and make sure every child has access to high-quality early childhood education! These programs include: 


  • P.R.I.D.E. in Philly- First Up has partnered with the P.R.I.D.E. Program (Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Education) at the University of Pittsburgh to implement a model that will educate teachers, program directors, families, and system leaders in Philadelphia regarding racism and inequity and empower them with tools and resources to implement change on behalf of the children they serve. Learn More 
  • EQUIP- EQUIP is designed to help support Philadelphia childcare programs as they continue along their Quality Improvement journey. Learn More 
  • Learn and Earn- Learn and Earn provides comprehensive support to programs that have teachers interested in furthering their education through degree attainment. This program helps to address workforce shortages and advance the qualifications of the existing early childhood education workforce. Learn More 
  • Professional Development- First Up offers subject matter experts who bring passion and knowledge into each training, and can bring Professional Development to your staff, virtually or in person, for a relevant, valuable training experience. Learn More

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?



Click HERE to learn more about becoming a sponsor for the Golf Classic.


Event highlights include:

  • 18 holes at the renowned French Creek Golf Club
  • Exciting raffles
  • Networking opportunities with local business leaders
  • Lunch and dinner

Have Questions?

We have answers!

If you have questions about sponsorship opportunities or about the Golf Classic event itself, email Ken Wesler, Director of Development & Communications at


Please support First Up's work by making a tax-deductible donation

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