beaconThe Beacon Program is a comprehensive youth development community center, which provides year-round, free programming for youth and young adults ages 6 to 21 as well as adults. The program has a special focus on leadership development and skill building for teens ages 10 to 18. For more information, contact the Beacon Program directly: Patrick Pinchinat, Director 68-17 Austin Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375 (718) 830-5233


After School Program
after school programlIs available 5-days/week for middle school youth in grades 5 through 8. Activities include educational enrichment and literacy; discussion groups on topics of interest to middle school youth and that encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills; art; music; dance; counseling; sports; and much more. There is also open library access and a recording studio. Peer counseling, peer tutoring and employment and volunteer activities are offered. During the summer, a camp program is available to children ages 6 to 13. As part of its focus on building youth leadership and community involvement, a national demonstration program will engage junior high school students in a community civic and planning process.

tutoringBeacon program ---Tutoring session available by CUNY college students on every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 5:30pm-7pm. Students/parents need to sign up with Beacon. Please call Ms. Marlena Starace at 718-830-5233.