After School Experience

Boys & Girls Club of Newark offers daily after school programming from dismissal until 7:00 p.m.  During that time, members participate in a variety of academic, social and recreational activities that focus on Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles, at 6 different locations

Each week, BGCN members will receive four hours of homework support through Power Hour, two hours of STEM-based programming (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), two and a half hours of physical activity through Triple Play and 2 hours of social skill-building through SMART Moves. Members also receive a daily snack that complies with USDA My Plate standards. Over the course of the academic year, BGCN members will receive 148 extra hours of homework support, 92.5 hours of physical activity, 74 hours of STEM-based activities and 74 hours of social skill building.

Program Cost

BGCN’s after school program is offered for a monthly fee of $90 per child. Families with more than one child will receive a 50% discount for each sibling - $45. A one-time $50 annual registration fee, and a one-time $30 annual membership fee is also charged at the time of registration. Assistance is available to qualifying families through Programs for Parents (PFP).  For more information about eligibility criteria, please contact Programs for Parents at (973) 297-1114. If you have questions about the PFP application for BGCN, please contact Catherine Plymel at (973)-242-1200 ext. 116.  For those families that are denied PFP, and are unable to pay for the after school program, BGCN offers scholarships on an individual case-by-case basis. Please email Shontonette Crawford @ to discuss the scholarship enrollment process. 

How to Enroll

Option 1:

Call 973-242-1200 to schedule a registration visit at the Boys & Girls Club of Newark Clubhouse located on 1 Avon Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108.

Option 2:

Walk-In availability Tuesday-Thursday from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

See Flyer Below for Additional Enrollment Information.

Payment Schedule

Payment of monthly program fees are due no later than the 1st of every month.  Please see the payment schedule below:


Payment Due Date:

September 2023

Sept. 1st

October 2023

Oct. 1st

November 2023

Nov. 1st

December 2023

Dec. 1st

January 2024

Jan. 1st

February 2024

Feb 1st

March 2024

Mar. 1st

April 2024

Apr. 1st

May 2024

May 1st

June 2024

June 1st