The purpose of the 21st CCLC program is to provide at-risk students with opportunities for academic enrichment and personal enrichment, and complement students’ standard academic programs. 21st CCLC programs also engage adult family members of actively participating students through educational and personal development opportunities.
21st CCLC programs provide safe environments for students during non-school hours. The program offers services to support student learning and development, including, but not limited to: tutoring and mentoring, academic enrichment (e.g., reading/language arts, math, science, and technology programs), homework assistance, music, art, service learning, character education, physical education and recreational activities, and dropout prevention.
Students: The OYC 21st CCLC program targets 75 students from second grade to fifth grade attending schools eligible for Title I School-Wide Program services.
Adult and Families: The program offer services to support parent involvement, family literacy, and/or related educational development.
Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday • 3:30PM – 7:00PM
Program services are provided at No Cost to students and families.
Academic enrichment activities are designed to help students meet local and state academic standards in subjects such as reading, language arts, science, and math. These activities are provided by certified teachers and aligned with the Common Core or Sunshine State Standards as outlined in the Academic Enrichment section of the application.
Collaboration with Schools
Adequate communication between the 21st CCLC program staff and the students’ regular-day teachers, school administrators and family members is critical to ensure student needs are addressed in the 21st CCLC program.
The program offers daily complimentary nutritious snacks and/or meals that meet the requirements of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines for afterschool snacks and summer meal supplements.