Our Programs

Youth Programs

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About Our Youth Program

Youth programs are available for school age children. Activities include after-school sports leagues, art and music camps, field trips, cooking lessons, yoga, weekend events. We also include an 8-week summer camp during the months of June and July. You can read more about our youth activities in the section below.

If you have any questions or are interested in enrolling your participant in any of our youth activities or events,  please contact our Youth Program Coordinator, Susan Garrett.

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A glimpse into the fun

Activities for Kids

After School Programs

School age children relax and play after school in our Jay Harbert Youth Center. Activities include social skills, games, arts & crafts, dance, field trips, music, cooking lessons, yoga, and more.  Our After-school program runs from 3:00pm-6:00pm, Monday-Thursday.  Monthly Tuition starts at $100.  Transportation options available.

Activity Camps

Enroll in one of our activity-based camps throughout the fall and spring sessions.  Camps take place one day a week and are 4-8 weeks in duration.  Activities include:  Sports Camp, Art Camp, Music Camp, Magic City Sparks Dance Team, youth and young adult basketball leagues and more.

Weekend Outings

Participants and their siblings are invited to join us for our weekend outings.  We try something new for each event, such as dinner and a movie, the McWane Science Center, Treetop Family Adventure, a Barons game, and more.  Space is limited and signups are on a first-come, first-served basis.  Cost varies for each activity.  


Holiday Play Days

Out of school for President’s Day, Veterans Day or other school holidays? Join us at The Exceptional Foundation for a full-day of fun. Participants will take a field trip and enjoy games and activities in our Jay Harbert Youth Center.

Summer Camp

Each summer for 8 weeks more than 80 school-age participants spend their days at the Foundation enjoying all the after-school activities listed above as well as frequent swimming and carnival days.  The Jay Harbert Youth Center is dedicated to programming specifically tailored for youth with special needs. Monday – Friday from 7:50am to 6:00pm.  Full day and half-day registration available.


 Activities and Field Trips

Youth Calendars