We are now accepting registrations for upcoming programs!

Complete the registration form here or pick up a form at the Visions for Education Resource Center.

scienceteacherstudentsDayspring’s year-round programs promote children’s intellectual progress and address children’s vital social and developmental needs in a safe, nurturing environment. In particular, our programs give special attention to STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEM career education, which has been identified by top education and public policy officials as an issue of national significance that affects domestic productivity and international competitiveness.

Programs include:

Kids will learn:

  • To Create Characters, Scenes, Costumes, and Choreography for an End-of-Camp Special Performance of “The Lion King” Musical
  • Basic Computer Programming
  • Logic, Problem-Solving, and Creativity
  • Teamwork and Social Skills
  • Moral and Ethical Lessons from “The Lion King” Movie

Only $50 per week!
Free Lunch Provided Daily

The CUTIE program engages children in using technology in creative ways in order to solve math problems, write and edit stories and songs, create art, play educational games, and showcase their work. The program is designed for children in grades 1 through 3 and operates during afterschool hours, 2 days/week, 2½ hours per day during Dayspring’s fall and spring program sessions. Contact us for more information about program dates and fees.*

*Program fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Also, a limited number of program scholarships are available for qualifying students.

The HOMEWORK SUPPORT Program develops students’ critical thinking and research skills. Under the supervision of caring, college-educated adults, students learn how to employ intellectual strategies and technology-based tools to complete independent work. A healthy snack is also provided. Homework support is free for families who are members of Dayspring – Visions for Education Resource Center.*

Program includes:

  • Five hours of free academic support each week during the fall and spring program sessions
  • Assistance of adults with at least two years of college education
  • Safe, nurturing environment
  • Healthy snack
  • A high-tech working environment including supervised Internet access

*Contact us for information about signing up for a Dayspring – Visions for Education Resource Center membership.

The SATURDAY SCIENCE Program gives children the opportunity to learn science process and critical thinking skills by doing fun experiments and games with scientists from various fields such as biology, physics, forensics, chemistry, and geology. Guided by these experts, children will develop observation, inquiry, hypothesis-testing, and creative thinking skills. The program is designed for children in grades 4 through 8 and operates for two hours each Saturday morning for six weeks during the school year. Contact us for more information about program dates and fees.*

*Program fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Also, a limited number of program scholarships are available for qualifying students.

The SMART Summer Academy offers structured learning activities based on interesting themes/topics in the sciences, mathematics, world cultures, and humanities. This 8-week summer series (4 two-week sessions) is designed for grades 4 through 8 and operates two hours per day, Monday through Fridays, from mid-June through mid-August. Extended hours are also available for families needing extended day services. Contact us for more information about program dates and fees.*

*Program fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Also, a limited number of program scholarships are available for qualifying students.

BRIDGES is a book discussion and mentoring program designed to support the personal growth and development of high school girls by engaging them in discussions of empowering themes from contemporary literature and age-appropriate films explored within a positive, affirming environment facilitated by college students and young professional women to whom the girls can relate. By supporting the development of teen girls, the facilitators function as “bridges” to success for the younger women. This program enhances Dayspring’s mission by promoting reading and comprehension skills within a larger context of girls’ social, emotional, and spiritual development. Girls also have cooking opportunities during several meetings where they use easy-to-make recipes to prepare simple dishes for sharing with one another. Bridges meets one evening per week for two eight-week sessions during the school year. Contact us for more information about program dates and fees.*

*Program fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Also, a limited number of program scholarships are available for qualifying students.

To learn more about program activities, start dates, registration, and fees, please contact us.