Thurgood Marshall 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.

5120 North 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19120

 


TGM March POSTLI reading chapter books

Afterschool

Funded in full or in part with a grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

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.

 

   

 

Elementary

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.  

 

 

Middle School

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. 

  

  

 


Eligibility

Students in grades K-8 who attend Thurgood Marshall Elementary School


Access Service

Contact CORA at 215-342-7660 to register


Cost

Free


Summer

“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.