ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Starting today, officials with Escambia County are offering a free after-school program. It’s called The Youth Connection and takes place at the Ebonwood Community Center in Pensacola.
The program offers kids an opportunity to take part in educational, cultural, and community events. There are also chances to play sports in the afternoons. The Youth Connection works to enrich lives while building confidence and self-esteem. The program also works to encourage kids to say no to drugs and yes to hope, learning, and life.
The program will run through Friday, May 22.
Arts and crafts
Drama and cultural activities
Leadership skills building
Homework help and tutoring
Sports, fitness and games
Supervised computer use
When: Mondays-Fridays, 2-5:30 p.m., Aug. 19, 2019 through May 22, 2020
Where: Ebonwood Community Center, 3511 W. Scott St., Pensacola
Registration: Mondays-Fridays, 3-5 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 1 at the Ebonwood Community Center
For more information, please contact Community Center Coordinator Leroy Williams at 850-426-1156 or email@example.com.