After School Programs
YES After School Program seeks to enhance students' lives by engaging youth in hands-on activities while providing a balance between life skills, self-expression, building relationships and academic support
Through YES AFTER SCHOOL program, we provide a structured safe environment platform in the vital after school hours to spark creativity, build confidence and boost academic achievement. Our diverse activities that meet the interest of all youth, while engaging young people in activities with adults, peers enable them to develop self-esteem and to reach their full potential.
Hours for the after-school program are from 3:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All holidays, breaks and closings will be in coordination with the Desoto ISD and DISD schedule. YES’s after-school program is open to all students that live in Dallas County and are enrolled in Kindergarten through 8th grade. We offer pickup for students that attend schools within the city limits of Desoto, Cedar Hill and Duncanville
Registration is $35 per student and the weekly tuition is $45 (within Dallas) and $55 (outside Desoto) per student.
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4 Core Programs:
- Homework Assistant
- Group/1 on 1 mentoringg
- Sports and recreation
- Community Awareness
- Arts & Heritage
Educational Enrichment Programs:
Girls ages 6-18 dedicate 1 hour on homework and tutor assistance
Girls develop interest and skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Through our hands-on activities girls explore, and become problem-solvers, Inventors and logical thinkers.
Girls will be inspired to participate in a reading book challenge to enhance their vocabulary and analytical thinking skills. Girls will be divided up in age-based groups and participate reading activities.
Self-Reliance & Life Skills:
Media & Me:
Girls increase their awareness of the power the media and the effects of media messages on girls and women. They learn to communicate appropriately, responsible, and evaluate conversations critically.
Girls learn how to avoid being in a bullying situation. Counteracts the lure of teen gangs, violence and street influences of unfriendly students and teens.
Leadership, Character & Community Actions:
Girls lean the power they have inside and how to use that power in a positive manner. They learn to be authentic, stand up and stand on what they believe. Through self-esteem enhancement programs girls learn their inner strength and inner beauty.
Girls build their leadership skills through community action projects. This program was adapted from the YES Youth of the Year. YES of the Year is designed to recognize girls who demonstrate leadership skills through service to others, volunteering and community involvement.
Mediation & Conflict Resolution:
Girls learn how to resolve a situation in a non-violent manner before it becomes an angry or violent confrontation. Skills taught include the ability to compromise, listen attentively, and be assertive.