Education

  1. Youth Programs
  2. Adult Programs

IN THE CLASSROOM

After School & Homework Help 

Programs Staff and tutors will assist children with homework and school activities. Games, crafts, and sports may be provided at some locations. Please call specific facility for more details on after school programs.

LocationDaysTimesAgesCostActivity Number
Arthur W Christopher Community CenterMonday-Friday

3 to 4:30 p.m.5 to 12$125 per child per school year570410
Shaw Community CenterMonday-Friday

2:45 to 3:45 p.m.

5 to 12FreeN/A
Shaw Community CenterMonday-Friday

4:30 to 5:15 p.m.13 to 18FreeN/A


Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz programs utilize LEGO® Bricks and Robotics materials to inspire an alternative way of learning and explore STEAM-FUNdamentals through building! Students will design and build motorized machines and other constructions then work together to expand their gadgets, developing collaboration and problem-solving skills. Pre-registration is required, as spots are limited. 

LocationDayTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Bees Landing Recreation CenterWednesdays

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.6 to 12$60 per 4-week session471805


Carolina Studios

Through the use of specialized equipment, high-quality microphones, and studio isolation booths, you will be able to edit, produce, and burn your own CD. Try using computer programs and editing software that musicians and artists use to create beats! Be on the lookout for the Carolina Mobile Studio bus at local events in our parks! For more information, visit their website.

LocationDaysTimeAgesCost
Shaw Community CenterMonday to Friday3 to 7 p.m.7 to 17Free


FOR THE TODDLER

Alphabet daze

Alphabet Daze

Join us for fun and engaging alphabet learning games. Each class will be an introduction to a letter in the alphabet accompanied by a story and a craft. Must pre-register, as it is limited to the first 15 preschoolers. 

LocationDaysTimeAgesCostActivity Number
James Island Recreation ComplexJanuary 8-May 27
Wednesdays
10:00 a.m.2 to 5$5572202


Building for Toddlers

Toddlers will have the opportunity to explore various styles of building blocks while learning. 

LocationDaysTimeAgesCost
Arthur W. Christopher Community CenterMondays12:00 p.m.4 and underFree


FOR THE LEADER

Safe Sitter

Do you want to start a babysitting business? Learn injury prevention, first aid, choking rescue and CPR training. Learn behavior management, how to handle situations along with neat ideas to interact with an infant, toddler and children 5+ to become a confident babysitter. Plus, learn how to keep yourself safe, set babysitting rates, find employers and promote your business! Instruction by Stephanie Rivers.

LocationDates / DaysTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Hazel Parker PlaygroundFebruary 1
(call for more dates!)
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.12 to 18$75/participant580007

Manners & Mindfulness

Manners and Mindfulness is a new program designed by International Etiquette Consultant, Aly Murphy, owner of Murphy's Manners. The classes have fun, interactive, and mindful activities aimed to help strengthen social and emotional learning with focus on self-presentation, introductions, body language, self-control, empathy, forgiveness, gratitude, and mindful dining. Call for additional program dates.

LocationDates / DaysTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Hazel Parker PlaygroundJanuary 7-28
May 7-28
Thursdays
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.5 to 9$65 per participant580133