YLC Orange Program- 21st CCLC


The Young Leaders with Character (YLC) program offers after school programming Monday through Friday for teens in grades 6th to 8th from out Partner Schools at three convenient locations in the city. 

During the summer months, the YLC Program offers a FREE Summer Camp for incoming students and current students attending our partner schools at our COHEA site lcoation.

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

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7

Partnering Schools and Locations

All of our sites are conveniently located within the City of Hialeah. They include:

  • Henry H. Filer Middle School
    531 W 29th Street
    Hialeah, FL 33012
    Get Directions
  • Hialeah Middle School
    6027 E 7th Avenue
    Hialeah, FL 33013
    Get Directions
  • City of Hialeah Educational Academy
    2590 W 76th St, Hialeah, FL 33016
    Hialeah, FL 33016
    Get Directions

Summer Camp Program

The YLC Summer Camp will be held at City of Hialeah Educational Academy. Summer Camp will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM-6:30 PM beginning June 13 through August 17, 2022. Summer Program is FREE due to the Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC grant.

* Summer Camp participants must be enrolled or incoming students from our 3 Partner Schools listed above or from Private Schools in the Hialeah Area.

Summer Activities Include: Academic activities with Certified Teachers in Literacy, Math, and Science, Enrichment activities such as Nutrition/Cooking classes, STEM classes, Music Program including Piano and Guitar, Dance classes, Swim and Guard Start Classes, Indoor/ Outdoor Activities though SPARK Fitness. Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack included.

Summer Camp registration will begin on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at each of the after school locations from 3:00-6:00 PM. For more information, please call 305-818-9143.

Parents are required to bring the following documents to complete registration:

  • Completed Registration Form  
  • Passport or Birth Certificate
  • Current photo of child
  • Proof of address-utility bill
  • Current report card/ School Acceptance Letter
  • Any documentation documenting Child with Special Needs (if applicable)

Summer English Registration Forms

Summer English Parent Handbook

Summer Spanish Registration Forms

Summer Spanish Parent Handbook

Afterschool Program

We’ve designed the YLC program for teens who are in need of quality after school/ care with a strong educational focus.  

Registration Information

Parents are required to bring the following documents to complete registration:

  • Completed Registration Form  
  • Passport or Birth Certificate
  • Current photo of child
  • Proof of address-utility bill
  • Current report card/ School Acceptance Letter
  • Any documentation documenting Child with Special Needs (if applicable)

Afterschool English Registration- Coming soon for 2022-2023

Parent English Handbook- Coming soon for 2022-2023 

Afterschool Spanish Registration- Coming soon for 2022-2023 

Parent Spanish Handbook-Coming soon for 2022-2023 

Our Staff

Our staff includes state-certified teachers, trained site directors, tutors, counselors, and program 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). 

We contract with a diverse and talented group of community-based instructors for enrichment activities. Please ask us what fun, enriching activities are upcoming this year in after-school.

Program Accommodations

Program accommodations include a Master Inclusion Teacher, a behavioral analyst consultant for individual cases as needed, as well as daily inclusion aides and trained staff on-site to apply behavior modification techniques for children with behavior challenges and educational strategies for those who have learning difficulties and attention deficits. 

We offer inclusion support at sites if needed and our after-school staff-to-child ratios are 1:15.

YLC Family Member Services

Activities for parents and guardians are also an integral part of the YLC program. At the YLC, parents and guardians are encouraged to continue learning through workshops and classes offered.

  • Workshops and training through the Parent Academy Resources.
  • Free ESL classes for parents or guardians whose teen is enrolled in the YLC program. Parents can participate in either classes offered through the Hialeah Public Libraries, or at one of our sites in a class setting with the Special Programs Instructor.

Fees

Registration and weekly activities are completely FREE due to funding provided by the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant.

Program Highlights

Approved YLC Program RFP

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.

Learn more about the 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs.

Last updated 04/11/2022