afterschool program

21st CenturyCommunity Learning Center (CCLC)

The Bridge Downeast offers a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) afterschool program during the school year. The program provides kindergarten-8th grade students with homework assistance, tutoring, EOG test prep, remediation, and team building activities.

The Bridge Downeast Afterschool Program is held at the Ramsey Center on Harkers Island and runs Monday through Thursday from 3pm- 6pm. Students will be offered an after school snack, as well as help with homework and enrichment activities.

This is a free program for students in the Down East Community. Funding for this program comes from a 21st CCLC grant and donations.

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21st CCLC after school program off to a great start!

We are gearing up for another AMAZING school year after a fantastic summer enrichment program. Registration from the acadmeic school year 2022-23 is now live and open!

Our plans for the 2022-23 year include continuing to offer support for families and their connection to the teachers in the local schools. Collaboration as well is an important piece in strengthening the academic achievements of all the students. Click the link below to register.  Register here!

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Collaboration with community resources has been the focus for us in 2019. If you would like to help be a part of this, Get Involved!

For more information on becoming a Friend of The Bridge Downeast click here!

For more information and to register for upcoming programs, please fill out the form or contact Caroline Garrison, our Operations Director at [email protected].

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some recent highlights

In early November, our middle school students gathered fresh veggies they had grown in our garden for them to make a delicious salad .
Thanks to the amazing generosity of our community through donations, we were able to have a holiday party for our students. We had a pizza party complete with cookie decoration and present opening. It was an awesome way to send the students off for holiday break.
For the month of March 2021, we have being doing International Month. Each week we are looking at a different country to learn about. This particular week was France and the students were able to make crepes. They added different toppings and are enjoying learning about different cultures.