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Grades Pre K-12
Tuesdays, 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.
|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 Dance & Drum Line
Mondays/Thursdays, 5-7 pm
Dono Ntoaso is a drumming, dance and spoken word group made possible in part by a grant from Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne. Students learn the history of each component, how to read music and the art of performing. They participate in several public performances throughout the year.
Jump for Life
Mondays/Wednesdays, 4-5 pm
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program. Youth enjoy a variety of field trips involving fitness, hair, skin and nail care and dining. The students are exposed to health related businesses within the community and learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks.
Mondays/Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm (Weisser Elementary School)
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. Games are played at Weisser Park Elementary.
Monday-Thursday, 3:30-4:30 pm
Homework assistance is offered in all grades and subjects.
Goddess Aset Rites of Passage
Tuesdays, 5-7 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, field trips and exposure to professionals, businesses, agencies, civic leaders and cultural events. The group meets October – April.
Monday-Friday, 4-5 pm
Kids Café offers free nutritious evening meals each weekday.
Call the Center for more information on this program.
The Neighborhood Recreation Center summer program will run June 10-August 2, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Weisser, Jennings and Cooper Centers. The activity schedule is below. Note: The Fort Wayne Community Schools Summer Lunch Program will provide free lunches each weekday from 11:30 a.m.-noon at all three sites. Registration begins May 7. Stop by Jennings, Cooper or Weisser Center to complete a registration form. The activities at our Neighborhood Recreation Centers are FREE! For more information, please contact the coordinator at each center.
Jennings, Cooper & Weisser Centers Summer Schedule
|10-11 am||Enrichment||Enrichment||Enrichment||Enrichment||Open Recreation|
|11 am-12 pm||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|12-3 pm||Open Recreation||Open Recreation||Open Recreation/