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
James Island Recreation ComplexMondays5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

6 to 12$60 per 4-week session372519

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Coding Class

Kids will be introduced to computer basics and coding in this free workshop for all ages. They will receive one-to-one professional training as well as tours of neighborhood tech companies. There will be prizes awarded for goals reached, including a laptop as the grand prize! Computers and snacks will be provided. No experience necessary.

LocationDaysTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Freddie Whaley PlaygroundWednesdays

5 to 6 p.m.AllFreeN/A


Little Nature Lovers

Little Nature Lovers is an environmental class all about creating a bond with the natural world through interaction, information and fun! Nature walks, handmade journals, Leave No Trace Ethics and even microscopes are some of the ways that we will learn about local plants and animals as well as the ecosystem on a larger scale. Children will leave with a greater appreciation for our natural world and our place in it. Share our flyer (PDF) with friends and neighbors!

LocationDayTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Bees Landing Recreation CenterMondays

5 to 6 p.m.6 to 12$100 per 8-week session371803


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 Leader

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 PlaygroundThursdays
Oct 24-Nov 21
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.5 to 9$65 per participant580133

UpLift M.E.

This program is designed to uplift, motivate, and encourage young individuals in life. Sessions include nutrition and health, career building, self-worth, personal finance, social media, and other great personal development topics.

LocationDayTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Arthur W Christopher Community CenterMondays
(call for dates)
6 to 7 p.m.12 to 18FreeN/A


In the Kitchen

Love Baking 101

This baking class offers small class sizes with an opportunity for one-on-one instruction. The class instructor encourages creativity and will support your vision when making a cake or cupcakes you will love and be proud to share!

LocationDayTimeAgesCostActivity Number
 Arthur W Christopher Community CenterWednesdays

5 to 6 p.m.10 to 16$60 per month570701


Cooking Class

Kids Cooking Class is design to help students cook healthy meals. Learn how simple meals can be made in no time. Nutritional facts about ingredients. Recipes will be given to try with family at home. 

Location
TimeAgesCostActivity Number
Arthur W. Christopher Community CenterTuesdays

4 to 5:30 p.m.8 to 12$5 per 6-week session570702