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Weisser Center Schedules


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School Year Programming

Download the NEW 2013/2014 Neighborhood Program Calendar

Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant. Registration forms may be picked up at Weisser Park Youth Center.



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SBA AcademyGrades 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.

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Tours

Periodically Cultural Tours are led to such destinations as Ghana, West Africa or Washington D.C.

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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.

 

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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.

 

 

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Weisser Akoben Basketball League – Ages 5-13

Monday and Wednesday @ Weisser Park School Gymnasium, 5:30 – 7:30 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 14-18 (Transportation provided from Weisser and back to Weisser)

Tuesday and Thursday @ Lakeside Middle School Gymnasium, 6:00 – 7:45 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.

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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. 

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Monday-Thursday, 4 – 5 pm

Friday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Kids Café is a feeding program; offering youth a nutritious meal.

 

Backpack Program

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. 

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Jennings, Cooper & Weisser Centers Summer Schedule

Time                   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10 am Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
10-11 am Enrichment Enrichment Enrichment Enrichment Open Rec.
11 am-12 pm Free Lunch Provided by FWCS Served for one hour Times vary by Location
12-3 pm Open Recreation Open Recreation Open Recreation/
Weisser Swim
Open Recreation/
Cooper Swim
Open Recreation/
Jennings Swim
3-5 pm Arts/Crafts
Athletics
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Athletics
Arts/Crafts
Athletics
 Movies

 Events:

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.

 Juneteenth Celebration

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   

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