YLC- BLUE Program

The Young Leaders with Character (YLC) BLUE Program is currently offering VIRTUAL and In Person Afterschool Programming Monday-Friday for teens in grades 6th through 8th.

In Person Afterschool Services provided to City of Hialeah Educational Academy Students only at this time. See below for hours and days of operation.

This program provides families with a high quality out-of-school services in a safe, fun, and encouraging environment.

Activities include:

  • Homework assistance
  • Fitness and recreation
  • STEM program

During the Summer Months the YLC Blue Program offers an array of athletic, enrichment, and STEM activities for teens at a low cost.

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Afterschool Program

Days and Hours of Operation

The YLC BLUE Program is operational Monday through Friday and follows the Miami-Dade County Public Schools calendar. 

In Person Programming is available ONLY for City of Hialeah Educational Academy registered students from 2:30-6:00 PM Monday- Friday.

Virtual Programming for participants in all other schools is offered from 4:00-6:00 PM.

After school Registration

Registration is simple! To register your teen, access the online registration links below and send completed registration to ecs@hialeahfl.gov

TIP*  Download the registration first and save before completing. Once the registration has been completed, save the document as a PDF with your child’s name listed before sending. Please also don't forget attach the needed documents listed below to your email as well to complete your registration packet.

  • A completed registration packet
  • A copy of your child’s birth certificate or passport
  • A copy of your child’s last report card and/or school acceptance letter for incoming students
  • A current photo of your child
  • Proof of address (such as a current utility bill)
  • Your child’s student ID number


  • Registration Fee (One-time) $30 per child 
  • Weekly Fees are currently FREE for Virtual Programming
  •  In person services is a flat weekly fee of $20 per child per week 

Summer Camp

The YLC Blue Program offers summer camp for teens from 7:30 AM-6:30 PM beginning June 14 though August 20, 2021. Breakfast and Lunch is included. YLC is current taking registrations for summer camp as of April 19, 2021. 

Summer activities include: STEM Classes, Gaming Club, Enrichment classes, Sports and Outdoor activities, Music Program and Indoor games. 

Summer Camp Registration


Non-Refundable $20.00 registration fee

Hialeah Residents $50.00

Non-Residents $75.00

Camp Shirts $6.00

Parents are required to bring the following documents to completed registration:
Passport or Birth Certificate
Current photo of child
Proof of address-utility bill
Current report card/ School Acceptance Letter
Completed Registration Form
Any documentation documenting Child with Special Needs (if applicable)

Summer English Registration

Summer Spanish Registration

Our Staff

Our staff includes trained tutors, counselors, and recreation leaders. There are CPR and first aid certified staff at every site. Staff meet Level 2 screening requirements as described in S. 1012.32 (Florida Statutes). 

Program Accommodations

The City will make reasonable accommodations for a child’s disability whenever possible. A child’s participation/enrollment in the program is subject to an intake interview, provision of current Individual Educational Plan (IEP) or medical documentation, staff review of case, the ability to accommodate his/her particular need, and the City’s ability to maintain an appropriate staff/child ratio (from 1:5 to 1:15, depending on need/space availability and funding).

More Information

For more information, visit the Education and Community Services Department to learn more about our out of school programs located at 7400 W. 24th Avenue, 2nd Floor or contact us at 305-818-9143.

Last Updated 04/22/21