21st Century Community Learning Center After School Program – Middle Schools

21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) for middle schools, in partnership with Brunswick County Schools, is an after-school program that is designed to help students meet local and state academics standards in reading and math by offering a variety of enrichment activities that complement the daytime academic programs.

An array of project-based learning activities in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) related fields are designed to increase the participants learning and innovation skills such as creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.

Goal: Increase academic achievement through the provision of academic and enrichment activities; increase homework completion; strengthen social skills, and foster emotional and physical stability.

Program Locations: Shallotte and Cedar Grove Middle Schools

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday, 2:45pm – 5:45pm

Eligibility: Students in grade 6th – 8th

Transportation: Free to all participants (Contracted through Brunswick County Schools)

Academic: Reading/Math/Language Arts/Homework Help
PLATO courseware digital learning
STEM Initiatives (aligned to Common Core Standards)

Enrichment: Recreation, music, dance, drama and the arts to promote health and wellbeing, social skills, teamwork, leadership, discipline, problem-solving, perseverance & independence.

Family Academies: informational and educational activities that promote parental involvement

Parent Workshops: Based on parent need (Literacy, GED, ESL, Parenting Classes)

Summer Camp: a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) themed camp is designed to bridge the gap between summer and the school year so students retain their academic skills; engage students in critical thinking and problem solving; offer enrichment activities and field trips. The summer camp operates Monday –Thursday from 9am -3pm for five weeks.

Source of Funds: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction


The 21st CCLC Program at Cedar Grove and Shallotte Middle Schools is free and registration is limited so act quickly. The application can be accessed here (21st CCLC 2017-2018 Program Handbook and Application). The completed application should be returned to your child’s school.

For more information:
2017-2018 21st CCLC Program Handbook and Application
Cedar Grove Middle School: call or text Gigi Kenna at 910.712.0816
Shallotte Middle School : call or text Kim Hayden at 910.712.0745


View the Cedar Grove Middle School May 2015 21st Century Community Learning Center report to the community.

View the Shallotte Middle School May 2015 21st Century Community Learning Center report to the community.

To learn about our 21st CCLC elementary school program at Supply Elementary, click here.

For more information and to apply: View the 2017-2018 21st CCLC Program Handbook or contact Joann Shanley, Program Director
910-253-5327 ext. 1542 or jshanley@cisbrunswick.org


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