Coqui Summer Program
For 6 weeks each summer, ASPIRA of PA offers its Coqui Summer Camp for elementary school students (K-5th Grade). The camp is open to all youth city-wide. This program utilizes project-based, service learning to increase academic proficiency and 21st century skills, and every summer the learning and activities are designed around a new and unique theme. This program is funded by the Philadelphia Health Management Corporation. Registration period will be announced in months leading up to the summer.
SOL Summer Camp
SOL isn't just an ancient word for "sun," it's our acronym the mission of this 6-8th grade summer program open to youth all across the city. Students attend SOL for six weeks during which they perform a variety of fun and stimulating activities under that year's theme. The theme for the summer of 2018, for example, was the influence of visual arts. Registration takes place in April and is announced ahead of time. Students attend SOL Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m.- 4 p.m. Attendance requires a fee which covers a hot breakfast and lunch, daily snack, a t-shirt as well as trips and activities.
Hostos AfterSchool Program
Designed based on ASPIRA's history of well-structured programs which deliver great learning experiences young people enjoy, the Hostos AfterSchool Program provides a mix of academic enrichment, counseling, academic help, personal development, and a safe, drug and violence-free environment. ASPIRA of PA’s Afterschool Success Center at Hostos Charter serves over 150 students for 38 weeks, 3 hours per day, five days per week at no cost to the families. This program has received awards from its funders for consistently overachieving attendance and retention goals.
If you have questions regarding any ASPIRA programs, you're encouraged to contact Program Manager Dana Rosenman via email at DRosenman@aspirapa.org.