STRIDE is a free SONYC after-school and paid summer school program located at the Houston Street Center for kids in grades 6 through 8, featuring fitness, tutoring, arts courses, field trips and more.
Our SONYC middle-school program is currently recruiting for fall! That's free, top-notch after-school, five days a week, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more, come to one of our orientation sessions on Tuesdays in September, 6 to 8 p.m.
After-school and summer camp programs are an essential resource for many working families – and the Houston Street Center knows that your child needs to be engaged and challenged in order to grow. STRIDE provides excitement and learning through after-school and summer camp programs for kids and young adults in middle school and high school. We want to teach our STRIDE kids to think critically, exercise independent decision-making and develop healthy social interactions with their peers. STRIDE's holistic and comprehensive approach offers the right balance of academics, arts and leadership, sports and recreation.
What can your children get from STRIDE? We provide:
Ready to step into STRIDE? Email STRIDE@universitysettlement.org.
STRIDE also offers a Department of Health-licensed day camp, which engages youth in grades 3-8 in summer programming that nurtures their development into successful, well-rounded individuals. Students will learn about different cultures, environments, lifestyles, and much more during the summer program. Our holistic and comprehensive approach integrates academics, sports and fitness, arts and leadership and recreation.
For more information about the STRIDE summer camp, email STRIDE@universitysettlement.org.
STRIDE at HSC is a free SONYC after-school site.
Phone: (212) 475-5008 Email: STRIDE@
What People Say
"STRIDE offers an amazing after-school program of academic enrichment, arts and sports in a beautiful facility. How fortunate our middle school kids are to have this wonderful opportunity available to them!" --Darlene, Parent Coordinator at TASS Middle School
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