After School Program Descriptions
                                                               Homework Help, Academic Enrichment, Recreation, Physical Fitness and Life Skills

Power Hour Homework

  • We provide the time, the place, and the assistance to ensure your child completes their homework completely and correctly.
  • Specially Designed Homework Logs & Forms help to track your child’s homework progress.
  • We provide these services in the Winter and Fall from 2pm to 6pm and the Summer from 10 AM - 6 PM

Literacy and Mathematics

  • Reading
  • Math, Science and Technology

Life Skills

  • Anti-bullying programs
  • Resume and Job Readiness (Interviewing and Application training for our Teen Participants)
  • Mentoring (Male and Female) (Personal and Professional)
  • Family Unity and Community Civics

Recreation & Nutritional Programs

  • National research-based inclusive fitness program
  • Proven to help fight and reduce childhood obesity
  • Makes Exercise Fun

Cultural Arts & Special Events

  • Musicians, Theater Performances, Dancing and More
  • Community and Youth Talents shows
  • Field Trips during the Summer months


About Our After School Programs

Established in 2003, Divine Purpose Youth Performing Arts Center currently provides after school services for over 120 youth in Chicago. Divine Purpose Youth Performing Arts Center offers academic and recreational programs for youth after school.  In addition, Divine Purpose Youth Performing Arts Center offers special programs for early-release days as well as programs for the summer.

Providing our programs in a safe and engaging environment is Divine Purpose Youth Performing Arts Center’s highest priority. We work in partnership with each community, school, and family to design the program that meets their specific needs. We draw upon the most effective academic enrichment, physical fitness, nutritional and life skill programs to challenge the youth and make learning fun. We provide a healthy snack. And, we employ an experienced leadership team of personnel to supervise each program.

Divine Purpose Youth Performing Arts Center is awarded CPS grant funding each year, enabling us to provide some funded services to the served communities youth.

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