After School and Saturday Program 
ASun Star’s Therapeutic After School & Saturday Programs run year-round focused on providing a safe, loving, and nurturing environment for youth, Monday through Friday. After School runs from 3pm-7pm and Saturday program runs from 10am-5:00pm. Along with hands-on interaction, youth are able to enhance their social skills, try new things, and explore their communities around them with trips and outings. 

Our core programming areas include: 

  • Music and Movement
  • Arts and Crafts
  •  Science and Engineering
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Skills & Social Skills
  • Interactive Sensory Play
  • Culinary, Culture & Diversity
  • Health and Safety

Therapeutic Transition Program (Saturdays) 
ASun Star’s Therapeutic Transition Program is specifically geared towards youth ages 17-21 with all abilities. This program runs year-round, every Saturday from 10am-5:00pm. Our focus is “Moving into Adulthood” by providing mentor-ship and a functional application of academic, communication, social, and other skills that take place in work and community. Using a “Living, Working, Playing” curriculum our goal is to give our youth the best quality of life and a bright future with activities such as Culinary / Nutrition, Budgeting/Money Management, Pre-vocational, Computers, Entrepreneurship, Music & Movement, Group Therapy, Healthy Sexuality, Day Trips (Movies, Museums, Skating), and more.

Summer Program 
ASun Star’s S.T.E.A.M Inspired Recreational SUMMER Program for ages 5-21 will run for 9 weeks from July 1, 2019-August 30, 2019. Summer Program will take place Monday thru Thursday/Friday from 10am-3pm. With interactive and weekly themes we are guaranteed to take our campers on a S.T.E.A.M adventure. Some of our activities include: Team Building, Field Trips, Swimming, Fun with Food, Arts & Creativity, Skating, Nature Hikes, Gardening and Healthy Living, Dance & Karaoke, Athletics and Recreation, Interactive Sensory Play, and Outdoor Games.

Busy Bees (Thursdays and Saturdays) 
ASun Star’s “Busy Bees” is ASun Star’s Therapeutic Recreation/ Respite Family Based Program that uses Play and Learn to enhance cognitive development and increase positive behaviors while building a strong bond within the family unit. Our program is a year-round program that will run, in six (6) week intervals two days a week on Thursdays (Participant Focused) from 4:00-7:00pm and on Saturdays (Family Day) from 12:00-3:00pm.

Self Esteem Social Skills Group (Girls Group/ Boys Group)
This program contains a collection of strategies to help both children and adults: (1) develop an accurate concept of who they are and (2) practice skills for interacting in a positive manner with others. Our direct goal is to directly enhance the self-esteem of our youth by engaging them in experiences that develop a wide range of life and social skills and to build their confidence and sense of responsibility.

Anger Management & Conflict Resolution
This program serves as an effective way to handle difficult situations in the home setting, the school, and in the community. This program helps our clientele understand that physical violence is not appropriate ways for dealing with problems. Furthermore, it teaches each client how to utilize alternative dispute resolution in his or her daily lives.

Life Skills Aging Out Population
Youth in this program will be taught the fundamentals of independence.  Areas covered will include; self-help skills, independent living skills, academic/ vocational achievement, positive self-image, communication skills, budgeting, nutrition, positive social skills, drug/alcohol prevention, AIDS/HIV prevention, decision making skills and tools in conflict resolution, as well as community linkages.