SACC’s goal is to help improve the students’ academic performance and deter them from participating in potentially harmful activities. In addition to homework assistance, organized activities in the gymnasium, crafts and Neighborhood House’s dance program provide children with extra curriculum activities that broaden their social development and creativity. The program activities are designed to enhance the learning process, promote maturity and help children develop sense of self-worth.
The Community FoodBank (CFB) of New Jersey has partnered with Morristown Neighborhood House to host a Kids Café at
Family Meal Program is being offered by the Community FoodBank of
Morristown Neighborhood House emphasizes collaboration as a method of expanding services to our SACC participants. Through partnerships, SACC children can access the following programs at our
Girls Scouts: Girl Scouts operates during the after school program. This is a partnership between MNH and the Morris Area Girl Scout Council. The girls are taught about the self-esteem, pride, respect, and community involvement. Girl Scouts operates during the after school program, girls ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade. The Neighborhood House hosts a Daisy, Brownie and Junior’s troop.
Girls Explore: Girls Explore broadens the horizon of possibilities for girls through role modes in major fields of science, sports, the arts, the humanities, and business and professions. Each role is a reflection of the woman who is a leader in her field. As a students plays with a doll, she becomes interested in the person it represents, encouraging her to explorer further.
The purpose of the program is to educate students about women’s diverse lives and accomplishments and to broaden their ideas about what they can accomplish in their own lives. There are a series of program elements to guide the exploration through play, research, writing, designing, and questioning. The end goal of the program is to empower each individual student by given her tools to follow her interest and to plan her future.
Cub Scouts: Cub Scouts works in conjunction with SACC program schedule. During normal operating hours, the Cub Scouts engage the children in various activities between the hours of 4:00pm and 5:30pm. Twice a month there is a plan activity for SACC children. During the winter months all activities are limited to the indoors and include all SACC boys. During the warmer months various outdoor activities are planned for all participating boys in grades 1-5.
Gardening Club: The Gardening Club is presented in partnership with the Morris County Park Commission through the generosity of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. During the spring and summer a new activity will be offered to our SACC students in grades 4 and 5.
“The Garden of the Three Americas Club” offer children the opportunity to:
Work in the Neighborhood House children’s garden
Learn about foods of the
Do a research project on the internet
Create a poster for exhibit at the Neighborhood House
Visit the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in
Chess Club: For more than a decade, shouts of “Checkmate” have filled the
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(973) 538-1229 Ext. 24
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