Youth & Family Programs

Cluster 40 Years
In all of CLUSTER’s  Youth & Family Programs we work to improve the lives of children and families by providing academic support, enrichment, and youth development activities. Our goal is to assist youth so they can develop to their full potential and lead happy, healthy, and productive lives.

After-School Programs

In Session from October - June

CLUSTER Super School After-School Program

  • Community based afterschool program, located in the Jackson Terrace building
  • NOW accepting applications (limited seats available)
  • Serves children 5-13 years (grades K-8)
  • Provides after-school homework assistance and enrichment in a safe, supervised environment.
  • Registered with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services for School Age Child Care.
  • Department of Social Services Subsidy accepted
  • Fee charged (scholarships available)
  • Nationally accredited by the National Afterschool Association,

Summer Day Camp

  • Themed summer day camp located in Southwest Yonkers.
  • Operates Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-3:00 pm, for six weeks during the summer.
  • Enrollment begins in March
  • Provides a variety of well supervised indoor and outdoor activities including:
    • Sports
    • Music/Movement
    • Art
    • Swimming –Recreational & Instructional
    • Book Clubs & Reading and Writing activities
    • Weekly field trips
  • Transportation available within Southwest Yonkers
  • Fee charged, limited scholarships available
  • Department of Social Services Subsidy accepted
  • Partnerships/Collaborations with local agencies  enhance the camp’s enrichment activities
  • Enrollment begins the first week of March

Study Buddies

  • An intensive youth development program for teens ages 14 through 17 attending Yonkers Schools
  • A limited number of applicants are accepted into this year-round program
  • Life skills training is provided by professionals in the corporate, private, and academic sector.
  • Participants are trained to act as mentors for younger children in CLUSTER’s after-school programs
  • Participants co-facilitate enrichment activities in CLUSTER’s after-school programs and summer day camp.
  • Additionally, participants are matched with adult mentors who coach them in employment readiness skills and encourage them to continue their education beyond high school.
  • Participants receive a monthly incentive stipend.
  • This program is supported with funding from the Westchester County Youth Bureau.

For more information regarding Youth & Family Programs contact Freda Elston, at 914- 963-6440 ext 234 or via email at elston@clusterinc.org