TAP Description

TAP offers enriching experiences in the following areas:

Academic Success
Homework Help
Tutoring
Academic Enrichment

Healthy 
Lifestyles
 Nutritious Snacks
Fitness & Health Programming

Good Character 
& Citizenship
Community Service
Leadership
Youth of the Year
Mentoring

The Arts
Music
Dance
Visual Arts
Digital Arts
Photography


We expect all of our Club members to:
Be Safe
Be Respectful 
Be Positive
Be Responsible
Be Great 

Safety
The Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh is licensed to operate by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS).  The Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh conducts background checks and child-abuse screenings for all potential employees and volunteers. Visitors are required to sign in and out of all programs and there are security guards and security cameras at each program location. 

Our Staff
Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh employs certified teachers, college students, mentors, professional artists and accomplished individuals to work with your child. All program staff receive a minimum of 20 hours of youth development training each year.

Registration and Enrollment
Club members must be enrolled by a parent/guardian. There is no registration fee. Enrollment forms must be completed and on file to officially register your child in the program. 

Parent Involvement
The Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh is a partner in caring for your child after school and we  believe that parents play an important role in their child's education.We encourage parents to communicate with program staff about their child's academic progress and provide ongoing feedback about the program. Parents can get involved by volunteering, attending special events, joining the Parent Advisory Council, or attending parent workshops. Parent involvement, including a parent orientation, is required in order for your child to remain in the program.


What does a day at TAP look like? *(times vary by location)

3:00-3:30     Arrival, Snack & Council Time
3:30-4:15     "Power Hour" Homework Help & Tutoring
4:15-5:00     "Project Learn" Academic Enrichment
5:00-5:45     Electives
5:45-6:00     Dismissal

Snack & Council Time
Club members enjoy a nutritious snack while they sit down with their group leaders and peers for "council time". During council time Club members have time to sit back and relax while they discuss how their day went, tackle a "Question of the Day" or participate in a team-building challenge.

Homework Help and Tutoring 
Students work individually, peer-to-peer, or with a volunteer tutor to complete homework and increase academic success. Homework is reviewed by their classroom teacher.

Academic Enrichment
Each day our students receive hands-on and engaging academic instruction in order to strengthen and reinforce the academic skills taught during the school day which include homework help & tutoring, academic instruction and enrichment activities. 

Electives 
We offer students the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities in areas such as visual and performing arts, science & technology, digital media, culinary cuisine, fashion, dance, team sports and more. 


Ready to enroll your child? Download an application here.

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