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Adolescent Services/Teen Program

The Children's Aid Society East Harlem Center “Dare-to-Dream” teen program provides adolescent youth between the ages of 13 and 18 with a diverse range of activities and services focused on the physical, emotional, social, cognitive and academic development of adolescent youth as well provide opportunities for personal growth, expression and leadership. The East Harlem Center teen program aims to have a lasting influence on the lives of adolescents through the use of time-tested youth development strategies.

Summer Basketball Camp

The Goodhue Center runs two, one-week basketball camps, one in July and one in August, for boys and girls ages 7-14. Participants enjoy top-notch basketball instruction and play on indoor and outdoor courts. Campers also have the opportunity to swim at the Goodhue Pool.

Hours

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration

Registration begins in March and ends in June. Call The Goodhue Center at (718) 447-2630 to enroll your child.

Fee 

$180 per child/per week.

Intel Computer Clubhouse

The Intel Computer Clubhouse at Frederick Douglass Center is a creative space where young people work with adult professionals and student mentors to learn how to use advanced computer technologies to explore their own ideas, develop skills and build confidence in themselves.

Overnight Respite Services

Overview:

Overnight Respite is a  unique program serving children with developmental disabilities on school holidays and weekends. This service provides short-term, temporary care that gives children the opportunity for social interaction and their parents’ relief from the demands of child care.

The program offers a safe, accepting and supervised environment that enables children to have a fun-filled experience. The activities are designed for various ability levels. They encourage participation and weave in learning opportunities.

School Vacation Program

Goodhue Center offers programs during school vacations for children ages 5-12. These include December Holiday, February President's Week and Spring Vacation. The dates generally will coincide with the New York City Public Schools calendar, but please contact Goodhue Center for exact days. Children participate in a wide-range of fun activities including sports, cooking, computers and arts and crafts. Bus transportation is not available on these days.

Dance

Participants are connected with CAS/AileyCamp, where boys and girls have the opportunity to spend the summer months learning dance from professionals from The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Register for The East Harlem Dance program.

Summer Soccer Camp

Professional instructors teach Goodhue Center's one-week Soccer Camp. Players participate in skills and drills as well as daily games. They also can swim at the Goodhue Center pool.

Ages

Boys and girls 5-13.

Registration

Registration begins in March and ends in June. Call The Goodhue Center for exact dates and to enroll your child.

Fee

$180 per child.

MySpace Mania

This class is not available for Summer 2010

Fall 2010

26-32mos. Fee: $535 #408 Tues: 9:15-10:30

Adult Programs

The Frederick Douglass Center offers these activities for adults in the community:

  • ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes.
  • Aerobics Classes, 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • Workshops in nutrition, health and fitness.

Register for Frederick Douglass adult programs, or call (212) 865-6337.

Bronx Early Childhood Center

The Bronx Early Childhood Center provides a safe, nurturing environment to children ages 2 through 5 years old. The program is open to all children, including those with special needs.  BECC also provides homebased Early Head Start service to children and families from pregnancy to 2yrs.

The curriculum meets the developmental needs of each age group and focuses on language, literacy, math, science, creative thinking, problem-solving and social skills. Family engagement is essential for the continued success of the program.

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