Youth Programming







The LEAP After-school program is for participants ages 5-13 and focuses its curriculum on building healthy lifestyles by offering activities that support the mind, body, and spirit. Program participants will have opportunities to make friends, explore interests, run, play, develop new skills, and engage in critical thinking.

East Central DeKalb Community & Senior Center will pick-up* at the following schools:

Allgood Elementary School
Dunaire Elementary School
E.L. Miller Elementary School
Rockbridge Elementary School
Woodridge Elementary School
Freedom Middle School
Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School


HOTSPOT Hangout is a FREE after-school program for teens ages 14-17, providing a fun, safe and supportive place where teens can check-in daily, Tuesday through Thursday all year long.

Programming takes on self-driven, interest-based approach engaging teens from our community to explore their unique gifts, skills, and abilities through various forms of recreation programming. Focus is placed on supporting teens in a safe, supportive environment to accomplish goals individually and collaboratively through peer-to-peer relationships, health and wellness, art, special events, and social engagement.

Transportation will be provided to East Central DeKalb Community Center from Redan High School only. Must be registered to board van.
Limited space available.



Date: Tues-Thurs – 4:30pm-7:30pm


Fee: $148/monthly

Date: (August 2023 – December 2023)


Teen Takeover


Schools Out? We're In! Join us for day camp.

Youth will be engaged in a variety of recreational and art activities. Parents must provide all meals (breakfast, Lunch and Snack). The Program runs from 7am-6pm.

Fee: $10 per day


A fun night at East Central DeKalb Community and Senior Center designed for teens ages 14-17. Enjoy a night of snacks, games, and music.

Dive-In – Movie Night 
Come join ECDCSC as we splash into the pool to enjoy a movie on our inflatable screen!

October 27,2023 | 7pm-10pm

Fee: FREE. Registration is REQUIRED.

  October 2023
October 6
October 9
November 2023
November 20
November 21
November 22
December 2023
December 18
December 19
December 20
December 21
December 22

Rap and Paint 
Mix things up with our hip hop paint event. Our 2-hour class features 2 hours of painting and a live DJ. 

December 1, 2023 | 8pm-10pm

Fee: $15. Registration is REQUIRED.


Drop off the kiddos for a night of themed activities, games and making memories and friends! Not to worry parents, the registration fee includes dinner for your little one. Program runs 7pm-10pm -4th Friday of the month.

Fee: $10 - additional fees may apply

Pizza & Paint |  Sept. 29, 2023
Santa’s Builders | Dec. 15, 2023


Community Game Night
August 25, 2023 | 6:30pm -9:00pm

Trunk or Treat
October 28, 2023 | 6:30pm -9:00pm

Breakfast with Santa
December 15, 2023 | 10am-12pm
Fee: $20 Parent and Child
$5-each additional participant