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Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant. Registration forms may be picked up at Weisser Park Youth Center.
SBA Academy – Grades PK – 12th
Tuesday, 5 – 7:15 pm
SBA Academy assists students in language arts, mathematics, African and African American history and culture and homework. The program also assists junior and senior high school students with college preparation. The program meets October – April.
|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.
Akoma Dance Crew
Jump for Life – Ages 5-15
Wednesday, 5:30 – 6:30 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 10 & Under
Monday and Wednesday @ Weisser Park School Gymnasium, 5:30 – 8 pm
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.
Jennings Basketball League – Ages 11-18(Transportation provided from Weisser and back to Weisser)
Tuesday (ages 11-13) and Thursday (ages 14-18) @ Lakeside Middle School Gymnasium, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
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.
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.
63rd Annual Wassail @ Jennings
Community Kwanza Celebration @ Weisser
Monday, December 29, 6:00p.m.
16th Annual Black History Bowl @ Weisser (even though it is a Jennings event)
February 26, 2015
Weisser Program Participation Recognition Ceremony @ Weisser
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Community Malcolm X Celebration @ Weisser
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Community Juneteenth Celebration @ Weisser
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00-8:00 p.m.
Periodically field trips are taken to places around the Fort Wayne area.