Children & Youth After School

Children & Youth After School

Below is a list of programs in which Eastern students have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the education and well-being of local youth ages 4 to 18 after school.

For most programs you will find a short orientation video and at the bottom of this section you will find links to the CCE PowerPoint and quiz for completing your registration. Thank you!

  1. Please read the program information and watch the video, if available. Most programs have videos.
  2. Review the CCE PowerPoint at the bottom of this section – use the pop-out option in the right corner of the pdf. Close when you are done to return to this page.
  3. Take the CCE quiz – click on the link below the PowerPoint and you will transfer to the Eastern Surveys page to complete the quiz. Click at the bottom when “done” to exit. You are all done, welcome aboard!


All Ages


Windham Special Olympics Swim Team

Tuesday from 6:00 -7:00PM

Volunteers assist the Special Olympics swim team coaches and their team practices. Volunteers will be paired up one-on-one with athletes. Volunteers need to be able to swim with the athletes. The programs have coaches in the water as well and on the deck at all times. Lifeguards will be on site throughout the entire program. This program takes place on Tuesday from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The Windham High School is located at walking distance from Eastern, across High Street so transportation will not be provided. The program will run on Tuesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.


Windham Public Schools provides after school programs to all of its six elementary schools. CCE staff and student leaders develop activities for volunteers to facilitate at each site. Volunteers may assist with homework, read interactively to promote literacy,  lead physical activities to promote physical health, and engage the children in a variety of other enrichment activities.

The six after school programs are listed below:

Charles H. Barrows STEM Magnet School

Monday-Thursday  3:15 – 5:15 pm / Friday 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Natchaug Elementary After School

Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm

North Windham Elementary School

 Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:45 to 6:00 pm and Friday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Sweeney Elementary After School

Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 – 5:15 pm and Friday from 4:00 – 5:00 pm


Windham Center Elementary After School

 Friday from 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Collegiate Health Service Corps (CHSC) at Windham Heights
Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Collegiate Health Service Corps (CHSC) at Windham Heights is a residents-only after school program located in the community center of a housing property in chscWillimantic, CT. The children that participate in this program are mostly elementary and middle school students. This program aims to engage and educate the youth population at Windham Heights by giving them a safe and encouraging environment to learn and play. CHSC promotes awareness of healthy eating, hygiene and exercise so that the children will be better able to grow and develop with the resources they have available. Volunteers undergo a five hour core training prior to begin the program and are allocated one hour per week for curriculum planning. The program is coordinated by Eastern Area Health Education Center. The program meets Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Windham Middle School After School Program

Windham Middle School volunteers provide tutoring and mentoring assistance, and assist with homework, arts & crafts, special events and sports. On Tuesdays and Thursdays all students have an extended school day for Enrichment.

The Enrichment program runs from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm. Volunteers can assist with enrichment activities, the After School program, or both. On Mondays and Wednesdays volunteers help with program activities during the After School program from 2:45 to 5:30 pm. More programs are offered Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 – 3:45 pm.


Journey House
Thursday from 4:00-5:00 pm

Journey House at Natchaug Hospital is the primary provider of a regional system care for adolescent females with behavioral challenges, substance abuse problems and young women who are enrolled under the Connection Probation Program. Eastern volunteers (females and males) provide innovative activities for the high school females residing in the facility. Transportation by ECSU is required for this location. No personal cars are permitted for security purposes. The program will take place on Thursday from 4:00-5:00 pm.

CCE Powerpoint- review information before taking the quiz below.

Take the CCE Quiz to complete your registration. Thank you!

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