YOUTH PROGRAM




Hubbard Place Scholarship Program!
This scholarship is available to residents of Hubbard Place who are seeking education or skills-training opportunities at or beyond a high school level or to obtain a GED. This program was developed by Ownership, the Resident Services staff, and the 3500 14th Street NW Tenant Association, as  a way to defray costs of higher education or training for residents at Hubbard Place. Talk with Resident Services staff today about applying!  Download Application

After School Program:
We offer an on-site after school program Monday through Friday 3:30- 6:00pm for young people on our property ages 5-12. Our program incorporates academic enrichment, journal writing, arts and crafts, science workshops, computer instruction, and gardening.
Link to the: Hubbard Place After School Newsletter -- Winter 2012/2013 Edition


 Computer Literacy:
Young people attend computer instruction twice a week with the after school instructor. Our instructors use computer learning tools such as Mavis Beacon and BrainPOP software to increase familiarity with word processing and computer literacy.

Community Gardening:
The young people in our programs work with gardening instructors to learn about urban gardening. Our garden features herbs, vegetables, fruits, and flowers.The program uses a curriculum that introduces young people to the garden through multiple approaches including the building of the garden, the maintenance and care of the garden, and the pleasure and products gardeners can take from the garden.

Summer Youth Program:
This summer, we offer a six week program for young people age 5-13. The program offers young people a range of experiences and opportunities for exploration. Activities offered included: community gardening, media & technology workshops, academic enrichment, dance fitness, weekly field trips, financial literacy education, arts & crafts, and swimming.

Dance Institute of Washington Scholarships:
Young people on our property have the opportunity to try out for a number of dance scholarships at the Dance Institute of Washington. Scholarship grantees have the opportunity to attend several dance workshops (hip hop, African dance, ballet, jazz/modern) a week and learn about taking care of their bodies through fitness and healthy eating. Check with Resident Services staff to learn more and apply today!

Click to watch a VIDEO from DIW's Positive Direction Through Dance Program!