Gilbert Spruance Elementary School YouthCOR
Students are able to learn and grow through programming designed to strengthen academic and social-emotional skills in a safe, nurturing and fun environment. Our aim is to prepare students for success in school and beyond. Our curriculum reinforces classroom instruction in new and creative ways, while at the same time providing opportunities for students to expand their horizons and tap into their interests.
6401 Horrocks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19149
Monday-Friday 3:00 pm-6:00 pm during the school year
A partnership with Settlement Music School and Top Hat Dance Studio will incorporate dance, chorus, drum circle, drama and visual arts into the afterschool programming. Monthly family engagement activities will be held to highlight student achievement and encourage parent participation through Family Reading Nights, Family STEM nights, Family Art Shows and seasonal activities.
The emphasis will include literacy and the arts.
- In partnership with Philadelphia Out of School Time Literacy Initiative (POSTLI), students will participate in daily literacy supplements using materials from American Reading Company, including 100 Book Challenge.
- Programming will include silent sustained reading, phonemic awareness, comprehension, fluency, as well as spelling and writing while incorporating meaningful material and games.
This cohort will concentrate on STEAM programming.
- Science, Technology Engineering, Arts, and Math will be included in programming through thematic, project-based activities in partnership with the Franklin Institute.
- Clubs include fashion design, theater, dance, photography, digital arts, music production and culinary arts.
Students in grades K-8 who attend Spruance Elementary School
Contact CORA at 215-342-7660 to register
“YouthCOR a New CAMP” continues the fun of the Afterschool program and adds weekly field trips and free breakfast and lunch. Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
June 25, 2018 – August 3, 2018 To download the summer 2018 application, click here.