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.


BamzyBaby Productions offers an after-school program that empowers, inspires, and develops youth to become young leaders and peacemakers in their schools, homes, and communities by using the "thinking cap" concept of conscious decision making. Youth will gain and increase interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, social and critical thinking skills, and academic readiness. Ages 6-12.  

Crayton's Leadership and Scholarly Services (CLASS)

An academic enrichment program that offers free homework assistance to 1st -12th grade students. Assistance with weekly homework assignments in Reading, ELA, Math, and Science courses. $25 one time registration fee. Maximum 30 participants. Ages 6-17. To register or for more information, contact Dr. Mack Crayton at (504) 355-7000; or email  

Girl Scouts

Nationally renowned leadership development organization for girls that builds courage, confidence, and character. Girls, grades K–12. 5 year olds must be in Kindergarten. For info, contact Chasity Jacquot at   


This innovative program will focus on building inner beauty and self confidence by connecting with other girls through fashion, modeling lessons, and more. Girls ages 5–12. $75 one time fee. Tuition assistance available. Contact Tiffany LeBlanc at (504) 339-8802 or   

Kids Café 

An after-school meal program for youth ages 18 and under available at all rec centers.  In partnership with Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry New Orleans.  Meals are distributed Monday through Friday, from 4-6 PM at all rec centers except Annunciation Rec Center to youth ages 18 and under during the school year only.

Strategic Thoughts' Chess at the Centers

The Chess Club is designed for anyone interested in chess, at any level of skill. The course design is for players who are at a beginners level but also allows all students to improve and progress from their present level of play. Each class period is composed of one hour of instruction followed by students playing in open games. In 8 weeks, this course covers a broad scope of chess and many of its lesser-known aspects. After completion, students will feel confident to play in the tournaments that are held throughout the area. Ages 6–12. $40 one time fee. For info, contact   


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