Burlington Housing Authority: 133 N. Ireland St., Burlington, NC 27216. Tel: (336) 226-8421  

After School and Summer Enrichment Program

Young Minds at Work and Still Having Fun.


To improve the academic performance of the children we serve and to encourage respect and discipline.


  • Assist in completing homework and review for accuracy.
  • Assist in other areas as needed.
  • Provide tutorial assistance through Elon University’s Kernodle Center for Service Learning Program.
  • Provide nutritious snacks.
  • Provide recreational activities, arts and crafts.
  • Expose students to cultural events and other off-site educational activities.


Youth are assisted with homework and are tutored. Transportation and tutors are provided for this program. College students from Elon University serve as volunteer tutors and mentors to give our youth encouragement to further their education. The kids attend trips to college campuses to instill the value of education as well as cultural enrichment trips to plays and museums.

  • Homework Assistance
  • Remedial Tutoring
  • Videos
  • Outdoor Play
  • Educational Games
  • Cultural Trips
  • Guest Speakers
  • Special Outings
  • Awards Day Celebration


The center operates Monday through Thursday, 3:00 - 5:45 pm. On holidays the Alamance-Burlington school system's schedule will be followed.

ABCDE Institute

Addressing Basic Challenges in Developmental Education

What is ABCDE Institute?

A week of educational curricula and activities designed to foster leadership and involvement skills.

ABCDE History

Mr. Richard Martin started the ABCDE Youth Leadership Institute in 1987. Mr. Martin is Chief of the Crime Prevention Unit for the State of North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety.

-2004 Elizabeth City Housing Authority (Host)
Theme: “Attitude is Everything”

-2003 Columbia Housing Authority (Host)
Theme: “The Artistry of Leadership”

-2002 Columbia Housing Authority (Host)
Theme: “Get Involved-Take a Stand”

Apply for this Program

To apply for the After School and Summer Enrichment Program, you can either download and print the application from this page or pick up the application from the main office.

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After School Application (56 KB)

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