Open to students in grades K-8
After School is home to the Kroc Center's week day programs for children in grades K-8. Our goal is to provide opportunities to children and families so that they might reach their highest potential, by and through the love of Jesus Christ. After School takes place Monday through Friday and includes dinner. Kids are supervised by trained adults who create a safe environment. After School supports The Salvation Army mission by meeting the academic, spiritual, fitness, social development needs of children.
Program location: 1865 Harrison Ave. Camden, NJ.
How to Apply: Make an appointment to meet with Shameka Grant by calling (856) 379-6858 or emailing NJKrocKids@use.salvationarmy.or
Bring your child’s immunization records, subsidy agreement, proof of income, health/education documents (i.e. asthma treatment plan or IEP) to the meeting.
contact Brenda Roldan at Brenda.Roldan@use.salvationarmyorg or call (856) 379-6900
Open to students ages 7-19.
After-School Program (Ages 10 to 15) – Monday through Friday from 2:30 pm - 5:00pm.
Youth Night (Ages 12 to19) - Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 pm -9:00 pm
College Academy (Ages 14 to 19) - Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Littles (Ages 7 to 12) - Mondays 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Program location: 3201 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08105
Click here for Youth Registration Formcontact Kristin Prinn at email@example.com or call (856) 350-6220.
Open to students ages 5-12
Life Assembly Youth Program is a non-profit organization that has been servicing families for over 21 yrs. They work with families and schools to maintain an open dialogue to support the children. They offer Aftercare most of Camden City Schools and offer full day Summer Program.Program location: 7070 A State Highway 38 Pennsauken NJ 08109
To register follow instructions here Contact Nicole Massey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (856) 665-2370.
Open to students in grades 6th – 12th.
CHAMP Program is a pre-college program in Rowan University serving 6-12 grade students attending public schools in the city of Camden.
The program is designed to encourage, support and prepare students for college. Students who are eligible for the program must be enrolled in Big Picture Learning Academy, Camden Academy Charter School Network, Cooper's Poynt Creative Arts/Morgan Village Academy, Octavius V. Catto Family School, R.T. Cream Family School, Ulysses S. Wiggins College Prep Lab Family School, Camden High School, Woodrow Wilson High School, Big Picture Learning Academy, Medical Arts High School.
During the academic school year, student participants are involved in academic and career counseling. In September, the student, parent and counselor design a personal education plan for each participant. At the end of each marking period the student and counselor meet to access school grades to ensure that the plan is being adhered to. Students are then divided into career clusters to gain more knowledge in their prospective field.
Tutoring is provided 4 days each week in all academic subjects. PSAT/SAT tutorial classes are offered 2 days each week. GEPA and HSPA tutorial classes are held for 20 Saturdays. Students have the opportunity to be mentored by a college student. Students participate in college visits as well as cultural and educational field trips throughout the year.
Extensive help with the college admissions process is given to all seniors. Financial aid information sessions are held weekly during the evenings.
Program location: 129 North Broadway Camden, NJ 08102
Contact Laura Rodriquez at email@example.com or call (856) 361-2920.
Open to students ages 0-13
Providing before and aftercare to most of Camden City Schools. Open during some school closures.
Program location: 1459 Haddon Avenue Camden, NJ 08103
Contact Kimberly Clothier at call 856-966-7000.
Open to students ages 6-12
Providing After Care from 2:45 pm -6:00 pm.
Homework help, swimming lessons, drama, tennis, Soccer for Success, Cooking club, and computers/technology.
Program location: 2 S Dudley St Camden, NJ 08105
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (856) 966-9700.
Open to students in grades 1st – 8th
Afterschool Programs and Summer Camps were UrbanPromise’s first programs in the city of Camden. Since 1988 thousands of children have participated in activities that include arts and crafts, Bible study, recreation, life skills workshops, academic enrichment classes, and community service.
During the academic year, more than 250 children attend one of six Afterschool Programs and around 450 participate in our six-week Summer Camps located in eight city neighborhoods.
Within a safe and stimulating environment, these programs provide opportunities for children to improve their academic performance, develop necessary life skills, create positive relationships with caring adults, explore the arts, and nurture their faith.
Special academic-year activities and events include our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech Contest, Math Dare, Thanksgiving family dinners, and spring break trips. Summer favorites include weekly field trips (typically to a swimming pool or roller-skating rink), the Summer Carnival, and All Camp Day.
East Camden: 27 N. 36th Street 1st-8th grades
South Camden: (Fellowship House) 1722 Broadway 1st-8th grades
Fairview: 1023 N. Common Road 4th-8th grades
Click here for Afterschool Program ApplicationContact Neal Stephens at email@example.com or call (856) 382-1881
Open to grades 8th – 12th
From eighth grade through high school; Future Scholars receive ongoing academic support, enrichment, personal guidance, and mentoring. They learn about new subjects and career paths, and gain the confidence to plan for an exciting and challenging future. They participate in residential experiences on campus in the summers, weekend seminars throughout the school year, and college admissions test preparation.
Program location: 67 Penn Street Camden, NJ 08102
Contact Brian Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org ocall (856) 225-6872.
Open to grades K – 12 Camden students!
Need help with your homework? Struggling to understand math or reading?
Our "Homework Heroes" are here to help every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30pm-6:00pm!
Classes are taught by Cooper Medical students and held in the Cooper Medical School.
New and returning students MUST register with our new system here at Promise Neighborhood Family Success Center.
Program location: 401 Broadway & Benson St. Camden NJ 08103
Open to grades 4th – 8th
Camden Ignite is a collaborative education program driven by and concentrated in the North Camden community which aims to spark student discovery through STEM, art, athletics, and literacy enrichment, mentoring, and college exposure for North Camden students in grade 4–8 after school and during the summer. Serving students from Cooper's Poynt, Holy Name, Thomas H. Dudley students.
Program location: Rutgers-Camden Office of Civic Engagement
Contact Leylamar Santos at email@example.com or call (856) 225-6820.
Open to students ages 3 – 15.
The Children Achieving Success Through Therapeutic Life Experiences (CASTLE) program offers high quality mental health services geared to help children, ages 3 to 15, who have severe emotional, behavioral, or psychiatric disorders.
CASTLE offers three levels of care including full-day partial hospital program, half-day after school program, and outpatient individual and family therapy.
Program location: 1000 Atlantic Ave. Camden, NJ 08104
Contact Shannon Broglin at firstname.lastname@example.org call 856-246-3654.
Open to grades 3rd-12th
Mighty Writers has come to Camden! Mighty Writers is a Non-Profit organization dedicated to teaching student to read and write with clarity. The program encourages better problem solving and decision making in their lives and for their futures.
Offer daily after-school academies and scholars programs for students in grades 3rd-12th. The program also provides a mentorship program as well as long- and short - term writing workshops.
Program location: 1801 Broadway Camden, NJ 08104
Contact Vanessa Malave at email@example.com call (856) 677-8463 for more information
Open to students ages 5-13
Join us Monday through Friday from 3-6 pm as children from throughout the city gather here at the Neighborhood Center.
Looking for a loving and supportive environment for your children to learn and grow? Our mission is to serve your family and help your children to be successful each and every day.
We pick up from several local area schools: Hope Charter, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy, HB Wilson, Mastery Charter, Sacred Heart, Wiggins and Cream Schools.
Program location: 278 Kaighn Ave. Camden NJ 08103
Contact Valerie Cook at 856-365-5295 for more information.
School Based Youth Services Programs
Open to grades K-12
Many young people have multiple problems that call for different services. The School Based Youth Services Program was designed to provide health and social services that are available to all youth. Recreation is also provided. There are no fees or eligibility requirements. However, services cannot be provided to a student without a signed parent/guardian consent form on file. The SBYSP provides services before, during, and after school and throughout the summer.
Available at the following locations:
Woodrow Wilson High School
Dr. Henry H. Davis Family School
Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
Cooper's Poynt Family School
Thomas H. Dudley Family School
Contact Ms. Andrea Aumaitre at firstname.lastname@example.org at 856-966-2000 ext. 38354 for more information.
Open to grades K-12
All Services Are FREE.
Program location: 2850 Federal Street Camden, NJ 08105
Contact Sylvie Perez at 856-963-0270.
Open to grades 9th – 12th
The Camden Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) is a citywide youth leadership group made up of high school students from across Camden City schools. In this program, Camden youth are empowered to advocate around youth-identified issues that directly impact the health and wellness of Camden City residents.
Past projects have included improving school food, increasing access to clean drinking water, improving the perception of the City of Camden, and organizing a Day of Play for community members.
The CYAC is jointly advised by The Food Trust and the Food Bank of South Jersey.
Food & Transportation provided for every meeting.
Meetings are twice a month after school, Wednesdays from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
Program Location: 1501 John Tipton Blvd. Pennsauken, NJ 08110
For more information, contact Tricia Yeo via email email@example.com or at 856-669-9055.
Open to ages 8-16
Afterschool program hosted at one of the City's Community Centers; Providing Arts & Crafts, Trips, Workshops & Homework Assistance. Register at any of the locations below
(please note: a parent/guardian must register in order to participate)
MLK Community Center: 1151 Haddon Ave. (856-757-7605)
Cramer Hill Community Center: 1035 Reeves Ave. (856-757-7498)
Malandra Hall: 1200 S. Merrimac Road (856-757-7366)
North Camden Community Center: 6th & Erie St. (856-757-7598)
Broadway Community Center: 713 Broadway (856-757-7127)
Isabel Miller Community Center: 8th & Carl Miller Blvd. (856-757-7504)
For more information, reach out to the Dept. of Human Services at 856-757-7285
Open to grades 9th – 12th
Afterschool program providing social and academic supports.
Program Location: 509 State St. Camden NJ 08102