The heart of UrbanPromise Trenton is our AfterSchool Drop-In Programs. 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 Drop-In Program is open Monday through Thursday each week.
Students attending our AfterSchool Drop-In 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.
UPT offers FREE hot meals for students enrolled in the AfterSchool Drop-In Program. We will serve the students a nutritious dinner before they are dismissed.
Our AfterSchool Drop-In Program is open after school 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.
Register for 2018 AfterSchool Drop-In Program.
- 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 and Support
Would you like to volunteer at one of our AfterSchool Drop-In program locations? Please contact Georgia and she will let you know what our students need and how you can help!
If you are a high school student living in Trenton and want to work at our AfterSchool Drop-In program, please check out our StreetLeader program for more info.
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. 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 Drop-In 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