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Programs and Services for Children and Teens

After-School Enrichment

The AfterSschool Enrichment Program provides daily positive youth development activities to children in grades 1 through 5. The program runs from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and currently costs $25 per month, per child. With a focus on strengthening and improving skills through applied learning and enrichment activities, youth participate in activities in the arts, music, science, and athletics.

Enrichment activities include:

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Study Buddy

This program offers one-on-one tutoring for elementary, middle and high school students. Students are matched with volunteers for one-on-one tutoring. This program is free and meets Tuesday and Thursday 6-7 p.m.

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Access Art

For students who enjoy the opportunity to learn the art of photography; using the camera as means of artistic expression. Students learn the art and technique of “shooting” an image. Classes meet one day a week 3:00-6:00 p.m. Notably, in 2007, Youthlight Photography received the prestigious President’s Coming Up Taller Award, a national award for outstanding after-school arts programming awarded to only 15 programs each year.

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Summer Enrichment Program

For children in the community (1st through 8th grades) who would benefit in participating in a busy, exciting and educational program that is designed to encourage personal growth, increase individual self-esteem, improve interpersonal and social skills, and foster a sense of family and community. The program also reinforces academic skills by incorporating reading, writing and math into daily activities. Children participate in daily swimming and recreational activities at the Roosevelt Recreation Center. Field trips to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Science Center, American Visionary Art Museum, and Harper's Ferry, W.V., provide children the opportunity to visit area landmarks and cultural institutions throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area and beyond. We also participate in a sailing clinic with the Downtown Sailing Center.

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WIC (Women Infants & Children)

The WIC program is a supplemental nutrition program serving pregnant women and children 5 and under. WIC is on site the second Thursday of each month to register those eligible.

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