Before-Care  - 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
After-School - 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
More details will follow for the 2018/19 school year!
RAM'S Youth Center
for Academic & Cultural Enrichment
723 High Street
Portsmouth, Virginia
(757) 909-0162
"Located in Olde Towne Portsmouth"


After-School Program


RAM'S Youth After-School Program is a comprehensive after-school program.  This program is open to students in grades K-8 ages 6-13.  RAM'S provides homework help, academic support/enrichment, technology, cultural arts activities, recreational and social emotional learning/youth empowerment.

RAM'S use various researched-based curriculums and technology to provide tutorial and/or enrichment at the end of the day.  We conduct pre- and post- testing, develop individualized plans and create quarterly progress reports.  All information is shared with parents and with classroom teachers upon request.

RAM'S increase students background knowledge by engaging students in various cultural and creative arts activities including field trips.  Each activity leads to a community celebration.

RAM'S offers recreational activities daily.  Each activity promotes team sportsmanship, spirit and fun!

RAM'S has weekly "Rap" sessions to give students an outlet to speak and grow!  The topics are designed based on the culture of the community, school and age group.

Example of Activities:
Homework Help/Snack
Tutorial and/or Enrichment
(Math, Reading, Science & Social Studies)
Computer/Technology
Cultural Arts - Praise Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, Photography
Cultural Trips - Saturdays
Social Emotional Learning/Rap Sessions/Guest Speakers - Youth Empowerment