After School Programs

After School Programs
NORD offers afterschool programming through partnerships with incredible, dependable organizations. Partnerships allow organizations offer youth a safe, healthy, and enriching environment. Afterschool programs are designed to engage youth in structured learning, and address the interests of their academic, cognitive, and social needs.

Kids Café 

Kids Cafe provides free after school meals at NORD rec centers. This program is in partnership with the Share Our Strength “No Kid Hungry” campaign

Afterschool Homework Assistance

An afterschool homework assistance program that assists youth with homework assignments and with increasing reading and writing skills. Ages 4–16.


To expose, inspire, and engage members in the surrounding communities about the opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). For
information contact Shantell Bolden at (504) 621-5276 or


This is an 8 week chess program (Feb 20–Apr 12) for beginners and novices (800-1200 Elo rating). Total cost of program is $40. Maximum 30 participants. For registration
and more program information please contact Strategic Thoughts at Ages 6–12.


Bamzy Baby Productions empowers, inspires, and encourages youth to become young leaders in their schools, homes and communities by helping them developing their
interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, critical thinking skills, and academic readiness. For information contact Cost: $10. Ages 6–12.


An academic enrichment program designed to offer free homework assistance and tutoring to youth. $15 registration. For information contact Mack Crayton III, PhD at
(504) 355-7000 or Ages 6–12.

Introduction to Sign Language

The program will introduce youth to sign language. Participants will learn the basics like letters, numbers, words, and how to finger spell. Youth, ages 6-12.

Glam U

Girls mentoring program focusing on confidence building. Runway classes, fashion, makeup lessons, photo shoots, and more. $10/week or $30/month. Tuition assistance
is available based on income. For information contact Girls, ages 6-12.

Girl Scouts

Nationally renowned leadership development organization for girls that builds courage, confidence, and character. Girls, ages 6-12.

Healthy Eating at Its Best

Like trying new foods? Healthy Eating at Its Best is a nutrition literacy program designed to encourage youth and families to eat healthy and get moving. Learn about a new healthy food each month, and engage in fun activities as you prepare healthy snacks and meals that the whole family can enjoy. Parents and children. For more information or to register, call (504) 658-3049 or (504) 650-3076. Ages 6–12.

Hope Community Resource Center

Afterschool academic enrichment, tutoring, homework assistance, and LEAP Preparation. For information contact Noreen Jacobs at (504) 312-1333 or
$15 Supply Fee/Once + $5 Weekly. Ages 6–15.

Save Our Daughters 2 (SOD2)

A girls mentoring program that focuses on embracing, empowering, and encouraging young girls to reach their potential. Ages 7–15.

Sow & Grow

Young people learn about science, planning, creativity and discovery by creating through an edible garden. Ages 6–12.


Improve skills in basketball while building a foundation for a successful life. YBI NOLA, a program of Nineveh Community Outreach Center, in partnership with NORD offers
affordable afterschool tutoring, mentoring, and basketball fundamentals training to improve mental and physical fitness. Call (504) 875-5561 or visit to
register. Ages 9 – 12.

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