Out-of-School Time Programs

In 2003, the Refugee Youth Project began providing after-school support to 12 children at one site in Baltimore City. Since then, RYP has expanded its programming locations to meet the needs of resettled students across Baltimore City and in Baltimore County. Currently our programs typically reach over 300 students each year through a combination of after-school, community arts, and summer school activities.

Starting in Fall 2017, the Refugee Youth Project will be providing out-of-school time programs across the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, including Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Howard County, and Harford County. Stay tuned for updates! 

Our 2017-2018 Program Sites

Moravia Park Elementary School

6201 Frankford Avenue. Baltimore, MD 21206

Program Overview

Moravia Park Elementary School is currently RYP’s largest program site, with over 60 Kindergarten through 5th-grade students staying after school twice per week to receive snacks, homework help, extra English lessons, and community arts integration.  RYP students are given safe transportation home each day and go on 1-2 cultural field trips each semester.

The majority of the students at this program come from DR Congo, Eritrea, Syria, and Sudan.

Dates and Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:30-5:45 pm

Fall Semester (A179): 10 weeks
Start date:  Tuesday, September 26

No program:
Thursday, October 19
Tuesday, November 21
Thursday, November 23

End date: Thursday, December 7

Spring Semester (A181): 13 weeks
Start date:  Tuesday, January 30

No program:
Tuesday, March 27
Thursday, March 29

End date:
Thursday, May 3

Patterson High School

100 Kane Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

Program Overiew

RYP’s after-school program at Patterson High School brings together refugee high school students from across the city of Baltimore. Youth and volunteers work to complete homework assignments, practice English, and review basic skills. Students also receive help applying for jobs, exploring post-secondary education options, and learning about American culture.

This site serves refugee youth and young humanitarian migrants from DR Congo, Eritrea, Syria, and Sudan, ages 13-21, who are in 9th through 12th grades and enrolled in the Refugee School Impact program services. It focuses on students who have been in the U.S. for three years or less, with particular emphasis on students who have been in Baltimore for less than one year.

You can read about Patterson’s diverse student body here: http://data.baltimoresun.com/news/unsettled-journeys/splash/

Dates and Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:45-5:15 pm

Fall Semester (A179): 9 weeks

Start date: Tuesday, October 3

No program:
Thursday, October 19
Tuesday, November 21
Thursday, November 23

End date: Thursday, December 7

Spring Semester (A181): 12 weeks

Start date:  Tuesday, February 6

No program:
Tuesday, March 27
Thursday, March 29

End date: Thursday, May 3

RYP prepares young refugees not only to live in the Baltimore City area, but anywhere in the U.S. They learn lessons and values to help them grow and adapt to any environment as sound human beings.

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