This program is a joint venture between Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Virginia Beach City Public Schools. The program is operated by Bayside Middle School and is federally funded through 21st Century Community Learning Centers (Title IV, Part B)
which supports the creation of opportunities for academic enrichment during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. Through the Learning Center, students explore four high interest/ high need science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career pathway tracks:
Media Arts, Culinary Arts, Space Exploration/ Flight/Robotics, and Search and Rescue/Public Safety.
The program is offered free to Bayside Middle School students selected to participate. Students may apply for this program at the school. Program hours are 3:40-5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
For more information, view the frequently asked questions
. You can also contact Ms. Shannon McGurk, 21st Century Community Learning Center Coordinator at (757) 648-4400 ext. 84414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org