Youth Development Program
The Youth Development Program (YDP) is an afterschool program offered through the Beyond the Bell Branch of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The program is supported by both the State/ASES and Federal/ 21st CCLC grants. Students starting in kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to participate in YDP.
Students connect leaning to fun as they partake in each of four daily rotations.
Focuses on activity-centered hands-on learning through a standards-based daily lesson. These lessons support the teachings during the school day through a delivery that emphasizes exploration through activity and having fun! Homework Support gives students the opportunity to begin their homework with positive feedback and encouragement.
Rotation where all students are read to and hear the sound of language-rich text. All students are engaged in book talk and learn character development, setting, plot, predicting, all while strengthening their comprehension skills.
Snack is also a part of the YDP daily routine. Students are served a healthy, nutritious snack that is provided through the Los Angeles Unified School District Food Services Division.
Rotation offers students the opportunity to exercise, exert physical energy while being guided in skill-based activities.