Recreation Departments, Boys and Girls Clubs, Community Colleges and YMCA

Also see Recreation Departments and Colleges.
 
 
Aliso Viejo Parks and Recreation – A variety of programs are available, including enrichment, STEM, language, and technology classes. For a full schedule of classes and to register, visit www.cityofalisoviejo.com.
 
 
Anaheim Community Services Department – Tiny Tots Academy provides an educational environment to foster a lifelong love of learning. 2-day, 3-day, or 5-day classes available. New location, West Anaheim Youth Center, 320 S. Beach Blvd., Anaheim. (714) 765-4980. www.anaheim.net/play
 
 
Bellflower Recreation and Parks Department – LEAD program: Provides young teens (13-17) with proper guidance, level of expectation, and tools to learn life skills that are crucial for leadership development. Six-week summer program (volunteer). Application deadline, May 4.
 
 
Boys and Girls Clubs – All branches provide homework tutoring. College Prep is offered at some locations. See Youth and Family Groups for contact information.
 
 
California State University Long Beach – The Community Clinic for Counseling and Educational Services offers assessment and tutoring for school-age kids (6-17), plus transitional planning for disabled youth (16-22) and developmental assessments (3-6). Scholarships available. (562) 985-4991. www.ced.csulb.edu/edpac/clinic
 
 
Cerritos College, Community Education – Year-round after school math tutoring (grades 7-12). Summer academic courses offered in a variety of levels of math, reading, writing, science and computers. Summer classes, Monday – Friday, two-week sessions. (562) 467-5050, www.cerritoscommunityed.com
 
 
Chapman University – Reading and writing tutoring (grades 1-5), taught by students earning their teaching credentials. Open to middle and high school students in the summer. (714) 997-6613. www.chapman.edu
 
 
Cypress Recreation and Community Services – Tutoring Club (grades pre-K-12) arranged by individual appointment. $140 for four, one-hour sessions; continuous registration. (714) 229-6780. www.cypressrec.org
 
 
Fountain Valley Community Services – Preschool Trilingual Immersion Programs (3-5), Getting Ready For Preschool (2 1/2-3 1/2), Writing Enrichment (8-12), English and Math Enrichment (6-12), Trilingual Immersion (6-12), Speech and Debate (8-18), Teen Math Enrichment (12-18), Teen Writing Enrichment (12-18), and Teen Trilingual Enrichment (12-18). (714) 839-8611. www.fountainvalley.org
 
 
Fullerton Parks and Recreation – Math and Reading Development (grades 2-6), and Reading Development Sound-Start (grades K-1). (714) 738-6575. www.ci.fullerton.ca.us
 
 
Irvine Community Services Department – ABCs with Tiny Tots (3-5), Mornings with Miss Tammy Tots (2-4), Mornings with Miss Tammy (ages 3-6), Afternoons with Miss Tammy (3-6), Mandarin Immersion Preschool (3-5), My Fun Time and Lator Gators (3-5), OC First Chinese Preschool and Kinder Class (3-5), On Your Mark. Get Set. Grow! (3-6), Reading Readiness Program (3-6), Reading, Math and More Preschool (3-5), Readwrite Kinder Prep (3-5), Tiny Trekkers Play School (3-5), Toddle Into Learning (2-3 1/2), Oui! Learn French for Fun (5-13), Readwrite: Math Development (grades 2-6), Readwrite: Reading Development (grades 2-6), Readwrite: Sound Start Reading (4 1/2-6 1/2). (949) 724-6610. www.irvinequickreg.org
 
 
Lakewood Recreation and Community Services – Free after-school tutoring programs are available at some parks throughout the school year. Academic classes taught by Readwrite Educational Solutions: Math Development and Reading Development (6.5-12), $79, Sound-Start Reading (4.5-7), $79 and Parent & Me Pre-K Readiness (2 yrs,4mos 3yrs, 11 mos), $79, Readwrite Kinder Prep (4-5.5), $79. Parent & Me Infant/Toddler Language Stimulation (15 months-3 years), four to five week sessions, $72-90
 
 
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine – Parents and Me Pre-K Readiness (2-3), Readwrite Kinder Prep (4-5), Analyze This! response to literature essays (8-12), Math Development (6 1/2 – 11), Reading Development (6 1/2 – 11), Sound Start Reading (4 1/2 – 7). (562) 570-3100. www.longbeach.gov
 
 
Los Alamitos Recreation Learn & Grow Playgroup (1 1/2-3), Shaping it up with ABC’s (2 1/2-5), Art Innovators (5-11), Analyze This (8-12), and College Application Essay Workshop (17+). (562) 430-1073. www.cityoflosalamitos.org/recreation
 
 
Los Alamitos Youth Center – Tutoring services (5-17) and R.A.S.C.A.L.S, an afterschool club (4-11) in math, science, reading and more. Monday – Friday, 12:30-6 p.m. Plus a teen Leadership Academy. (562) 493-4043. 10909 Oak St., Los Alamitos. www.theyouthcenter.org
 
 
Mission Viejo Recreation – Homework Help (grades 2-6), Middle School Math Homework Lab (grades 6-8), Homework Assistance Lab, and college prep workshops for teens. (949) 470-3000. www.cityofmissionviejo.org
 
 
North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton – Reading Tutorial: Reading and Writing Review (grades 1-2), Basic Reading Skills (ages 4-5), Creative Writing (grades 1-2 and 5-6), Common Core Reading and Writing Prep (grades 3-4 and 5-6), Common Core Reading Comprehension Skills (grades 1-2), and Reading and Comprehension (grades 3-4); $75-80. Math: Pre-Algebra (grades 6+), Math Common Core (grades 1-6), Pre-Algebra Concepts (grades 6+), Algebra (grades 7+), PSAT/NMSQT Math Test Prep and SAT/ACT Prep-Math; $75-150. Public Speaking for Children (8-12), $75. Common Core: Preparation for Computer Keyboarding (grades 2-3 and 4-6), $75. (714) 808-4909. www.sce.edu/kids.
 
 
Orange Coast College – Writing Academy (7-14), Word Problems (9-16), and Study Skills (9-15). (714) 432-5154. www.orangecoastcollege.augusoft.net
 
 
Santa Ana College – Early Reader (6-7), Reading and Comprehension (8-12), Study Skills (12-17), Research Writing and English Composition (9-12), Writing Workshops (6-17), Math: Basics, Fractions, Pre-Algebra and Algebra (8-15). (714) 564-6594. www.sac.edu/cms
 
 
Tustin Community Services – Reading Readiness (3-6), Abacus Class and Abacus Creative Writing (5-12), Spanish for Kids (6-10), Reading and Writing (5-12), Speed Reading and Vocabulary Building (11-16), and Study Skills and Test Taking Techniques (11-16). (714) 573-3326. www.tustinca.org
 
 
Westminster Community Services and Recreation – Academic classes include algebra, reading, writing, SAT prep, geometry and public speaking (grades 2-12), $110. (714) 895-2860. www.westminster-ca.gov
 
 
YMCAs – Youth and Government (10-12) and/or Model United Nations (grades 6-9) are offered at some YMCA branches. Find your nearest location at www.ymca.net.