Expanding Horizons is a free afterschool and summer program in Salem where you can discover fun, new activities (such as robotics, cooking, and art) with a caring community of friends and mentors. Expanding Horizons is a 21st Century Community Learning Center program funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and is run in partnership with Salem Public Schools. Check back in Spring 2023 for Summer 2023 Program details.
- Discover Your Interests - try new activities and find something you’re passionate about
- Connect with Others - meet new friends, caring teachers, and people in the community
- Grow and Improve - set goals you care about and start to pursue them, get support with your homework
Session 1: Monday, October 4 - Thursday, December 16, 2021 Session 2: Wednesday, January 19 - Thursday, March 31, 2022 Session 3: Monday, April 11 - Thursday, June 9, 2022 Days: Mondays - Thursdays (not including half-days and holidays) Students can sign up for 2 days (Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs) or all 4 days. Time: 3:00-5:45 PM Location: Collins Middle School, Salem
During the school year, the daily schedule is roughly as follows: 3:00-3:30 PM: Snack, games, team-building, homework assistance,, and check-ins with Expanding Horizons staff 3:30-4:45 PM: Enrichment activities such as drones, social justice, design science, art, and photography 4:45-5:45 PM: Games, team-building, and gym time
In addition to engaging programming, added benefits include:
Open to students residing in Salem, with priority given to students from economically disadvantaged households, English Learners, students of color, and first-generation-to-college students.
For more program information, contact Sandra Castillo using any method below:
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