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After School Programs 

The Y Academy Afterschool Program offers a full range of exciting arts, sports and enrichment activities to spark each child's interest and provide the tools they need for academic success. Our program supports Common Core Standards, with a focus on these components:

• Physical Fitness and Nutrition/Wellness;

• Academic Content;

• 21st Century skills; (project based learning, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M), collaborative problem solving and media literacy);

• College and Career Exploration;

• Leadership Development;

• Service-Learning;

• Arts Education;

• Global Learning;

• Parent & Caregiver Engagement.

 The following are our current Afterschool Sites:

  • Quitman Street School (Newark)
  • Georgia King Village (Newark)
  • PS 30 (Jersey City)
  • PS 37 (Jersey City)
  • Infinity School (Jersey City)


Before School Program

The Y provides a safe, structured environment where children can begin their school day in a productive way. Children engage in homework help, group activities, board games, arts and crafts and reading. Holiday Camps When schools are closed, the Y has camp! Our experienced staff will create a fun and enriching day, through sports, arts and crafts, drama and games.


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