JCA After School and Study Central Programs

Within the Youth Services department at the JCA, we see ourselves as facilitators of each child’s development. It is our mission to provide a safe, structured and nurturing environment that encourages responsible behavior, respect for others and a positive outlook. We seek to develop a positive after school experience for your child so that they can better their future. Even when children are not in school, it is important to continue developing social, emotional, cognitive and physical skills, and promote character building.

Our after school programs are here to help your child grow mentally and physically with a well rounded curriculum that includes homework help and tutoring as well as sports options, art, volunteer opportunities and other enrichment experiences. For parents in Jacksonville, Fl, the JCA after school program offers you peace of mind that your child is getting the best possible care and having fun at the same time! Our dedication to quality programming and skilled JCA staff ensures that our after school program provides your child with great teachers and activities. We want to make sure each child receives the care and attention they need from their after school program. That’s why we take great strides to ensure our staff and counselors are trained with the latest educational techniques and methods to be able to best help your child.

 

What Our After School Program Offers

If you’re wanting more from your child’s after school program, then look no further! The JCA offers a fabulous after school experience, including superb facility, fully involved staff, challenging and varied activities, a monitored homework room, quality enrichment classes, free transportation (from select schools with minimum enrollment), and a computer lab to help your child expand their learning even after school is over. The JCA’s after school program offers only the best experience for your child.

What Our Study Central Program Offers

Study Central is part of a unique lineup of enrichment programs designed with quality and flexibility in mind for teens and pre-teens. Each day consists of a study module staffed with degreed staff who provide homework guidance and assistance. Daily snack, Wi-Fi and laptop access. Transportation provided as needed from select schools. Choose 2, 3, or 5 days per week.

 

Enrollment is open to all children regardless of race, religious affiliation or ethnic origin. JCA membership is not required to participate. Although, JCA members received special discounts on the JCA after school program.

 

Space is limited! To ensure your child’s spot within our after school program, please register as soon as possible. For more information about our after school programming, please contact After School Coordinator Shelby Friedman at (904) 730-2100 ext. 249 or Youth Services Director Amanda Collins at ext. 245.

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JCAtion Days at the JCA

When school is closed for the day, send your children to the JCA!  They’ll experience a wide range of activities including sports, arts, crafts, cooking and more. Our experienced and caring staff guides your child through a fun and stimulating day away from school in a safe and nurturing environment.

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Fun at the JCA!

JCA After School participants have so much fun throughout the day! Check out photos from our After School and JCAtion Days programs.