The heart of UrbanPromise Trenton is our AfterSchool Programs. We believe that every child has a seed of greatness, and by providing a child with a safe and supportive environment that seed can grow and thrive. We know these children can become responsible young adults who make meaningful contributions to their families, peers and community. This FREE program is for students in 1st-8th grade. Our AfterSchool Program is open from 3pm-6pm Monday through Thursday each week.
Students attending our AfterSchool programs enjoy a healthy snack, have opportunity to play and exercise and receive help with their homework. High school students and adult volunteers help students with every subject. We also have a dedicated reading time built into each day to help students read better. Our closing program has a spiritual component to end the day on a positive note! A Site Director is on the premises at all times.
New for fall 2018!
UPT will offer FREE hot meals for students enrolled in the AfterSchool Program. We will serve the students a nutritious dinner before they are dismissed at 6 PM.
Our AfterSchool programs will now be OPEN on school half days including: September 25 and 26, November 21, 26, 27 and 28, and March 19, 20, 21.
Our AfterSchool Program is open from 3pm-6pm Monday through Thursday each week for youth in grades 1-8. UPT follows the Trenton Board of Education calendar and is closed when Trenton Schools are closed: September 19, October 8, November 8, 9 & 12, November 22 & 23, December 24-January 3, January 21, February 18, April 19-26, and May 27. The last day of the AfterSchool Program will be June 14, 2019. If there is a weather emergency, UPT closes when the Trenton Public schools close.
Registration for 2018 AfterSchool Program is closed.
- CampTruth is at Trinity Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton, NJ.
- CampGrace is a partnership with East Trenton Collaborative and is located in East Trenton at 601 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton NJ.
Volunteer & Support
Your tax-deductible 501c donation goes a long way. The children have learned about everything from cooking to Irish dancing, from to bucket drumming to soccer, and so much more. The need is great, and our goal is to inspire more bright smiles by expanding our program in the coming years to cover all four wards of Trenton.
About Our AfterSchool Students
Over one hundred children belong to the UrbanPromise Trenton family. During the academic year, these children enjoy a safe and nurturing environment where they form positive relationships with StreetLeaders and caring adults. Supported by generous donors, our committed staff and volunteers are empowered to offer tutoring and homework help, as well as enriching activities like music, art, dance, Bible study and life skills classes. This allows the children of UrbanPromise Trenton to shine their light and to be promise in their community.
Meet Winifred, a Face of Promise!
Winifred is a dedicated 7th grade student who has been a student in our AfterSchool and SummerCamp programs since UrbanPromise Trenton began in 2011. Winifred is a special young lady; she recently received five achievement awards from Joyce Kilmer Elementary School: Perfect Attendance, Great Performance in Language Arts, Great Performance in Social Studies, Mathematics Achievement and Athletic Award for Girls Soccer.
Read Her Full Story