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Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant. Registration forms may be picked up at
Tuesday, 5 – 7:15 pm
|Tour of Ghana, West Africa||Tour of Washington DC with Anthony Browder|
Periodically Cultural Tours are led to such destinations as Ghana, West Africa or Washington D.C.
Dono Ntoaso – Ages 5-18
Monday & Thursday, 5 – 6:30 pm
Dono Ntoaso is a dance and drumming group. The students learn the art of dance and drumming performance. The students participate in public performances throughout the year. The group meets October – April. Additional practices may be scheduled beyond April to fulfill summer performance request.
Jump for Life – Ages 5-15
1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday, 5 – 6 pm
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program. Youth enjoy a variety of fieldtrips involving swimming and hair, skin and nail care and dining. The youth also are exposed to health related businesses within the community and learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks. The group meets October – April.
Weisser Akoben Basketball League – Ages 5-13
Monday and Wednesday @
Akoben Basketball League focuses on teaching basic skills, conditioning and sportsmanship. The athletes are given the opportunity to compete in basketball tournaments. The league also encourages members to strive to become scholar athletes. The leagues meets October – May.
Tuesday and Thursday @
Jennings Basketball League focuses on teaching skills, conditioning and sportsmanship. The athletes are given the opportunity to compete in basketball tournaments. The league also encourages members to strive to become scholar athletes. The leagues meets October – May.
Power Hour/ Tutoring – Grades PK – 12th
Monday-Thursday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Power Hour is a homework assistance program.
Goddess Aset Rites of Passage – Girls Grades Middle to High School
Tuesday, 5 – 7:15 pm
Goddess Aset is a personal and social enrichment, cultural and community awareness and community service sisterhood. The participants learn the skills necessary to have healthy relationships, etiquette and respect and make positive choices. They also enjoy a variety of projects, fieldtrips and exposure to professionals, businesses, agencies, civic leaders and cultural events. The group meets October – April.
Simba Rites of Passage – Boys Grades Middle to High School
Monday, 4 – 5 pm
Simba Rites of passage is a program for boys based on the book Talks My Father Never Had with Me by Dr. Harold Davis. The participants learn the skills necessary to transition into healthy, productive and positive young men.
Imhotep Club – Ages 6-13
2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 5 – 6 pm
Imhotep Club introduces youth to science and nature through fun experiments and projects. The instructor, “Dr. Hotep”, encourages youth learning, exploration and creativity. The youth also enjoy a fieldtrip to Science Central. The Imhotep Club meets October – April.
Kids Café – Ages 5-18
Monday-Thursday, 4 – 5 pm
Friday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Kids Café is a feeding program; offering youth a nutritious meal.
Call the Center for more information on this program.
Arts & Crafts
Thursday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
The participants enjoy fun arts and craft projects.
Youth Kwanzaa Celebration
Friday, December 27 @ 3 – 4 pm
Kwanzaa is an African American cultural holiday celebration. The celebration includes fun activities that teach the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Children of all ages are invited to participate. FREE
Community Kwanzaa Celebration
Monday, December 30 @ 6 pm
Kwanzaa is an African American cultural holiday celebration. The celebration will include activities for the entire family, various performances and a delicious cultural meal. FREE
Weisser Programs Participant Recognition Ceremony
Thursday, April 24 @ 6 pm
During the Weisser Programs Participant Recognition Ceremony, all youth that participate in Weisser Fall-Spring programs are presented with awards and have an opportunity to showcase the skills learned. The event is open to the community and a meal is included.
Saturday, June 21 @ 2 pm – 8 pm
Juneteenth is an African American Freedom Day Celebration. The celebration includes fun activities for the entire family, live entertainment, a musical concert, food & merchandise venders and much more. FREE