Changing Lives Through Balance!
The Manchester School District’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers is a federally funded out-of-school time program whose mission is to support student learning and growth by providing academic support and enrichment activities at twelve identified Manchester schools.
News and Events
Remote Session One Registration
We are excited to start our 21st Century Online Program registration for Session One!
Session One will run from September 28 to November 24 and include academic and enrichment activities for students remotely. Our staff and teachers have been hard at work creating great programming for our students and can't wait to start.
Capacity is limited, students we are unable to accommodate will be added to a waiting list.
Check your email for more information and a link, or learn more on our Registration Page.
2020 Summer Camp
This summer we launched our virtual summer camp in partnership with the Summer Learning Academy! We provided four weeks of virtual academic instruction, enrichment and fun.
Students created space stations (below) and owl trees during our 21st Century-led enrichment activities. (Left) Students even used Oreos to represent the phases of the moon!
Our partners Girls at Work provided students with incredible home Build Kits that let them experience the empowering Girls at Work program from home! Students built bird feeders, planters and a Wish Upon a Star box!
Students received books courtesy of the CLiF Foundation and kits with materials for crafts and activities from 21st Century!
The Manchester Community Music School provided movement and music activities to our students that kept them moving even while at home!
A Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program.
Manchester receives over $800,000 in funding under Title IV, Part B to provide out-of-school programming to high needs students.