Middle School Age

Queens Communtiy House offers several After School and Summer Camp Programs for children in grades 6-8. All of our programs offer academic enrichment activities that are age appropriate, help participants learn new skills and improve academically, and are consistent with school-day learning activities. As youth development centers, our programs are designed to help students express themselves creatively, learn life and communication skills, and improve self-esteem.

A balanced mix of high-quality educational, recreational, enrichment and cultural activities are offered through: 

  • Enrichment-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) 
  • Literacy Learning that incorporates theater, music, dance, and other creative arts 
  • Leadership Development that fosters service learning and civic engagement
  • Physical Activity/Recreation and Healthy Living
  • Field Trips
  • Academic Support 
  • Summer Camp available at some sites 


Contact Information

J.H.S. 157
63-55 102nd Street
Rego Park, NY 11374
JHS 157: (718) 830-4910 ext. 1593
Director: Robert Borja
Email: rborja@qchnyc.org

Beacon Program at J.H.S. 190
68-17 Austin Street, Room B71
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Cell: 917-714-9732
Fax: 718-830-5235
Director: Oswald Araujo
Email: oaraujo@qchnyc.org

Beacon Program at J.H.S. 210
93-11 101st Ave
Ozone Park, NY 11421
Cell: 917-714-9732
Fax: 718-830-5235
Director: Oswald Araujo
Email: oaraujo@qchnyc.org

J.H.S. 217
85-05 144th Street
Jamaica, NY 11435
Cell: 929-471-4055

Fax: 718-262-9238

Director: Tatiana Lavega
Email: tlavega@qchnyc.org 

Queens College School for Math, Science & Technology
148-20 Reeves Street, #116C
Flushing, NY 11367
Tel: 718-461-7462 ext. 4200

Cell: 929-426-3467
Director: Herina Gerlain
Email: hgerlain@qchnyc.org

Queens Collegiate: A College Board School
167-01 Gothic Drive
Jamaica, NY 11432
Cell: 347-356-8836
Director: Tiffany Calder
Email: tcalder@qchnyc.org

The Young Women’s Leadership School
150-91 87th Road
Jamaica, NY 11432
Cell: 646-400-1746
Director: Lorraine Hernandez
Email: loconnell@qchnyc.org

M.S. 358
88-08 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
Cell: 929-215-3168
Director: Lilly Jamaleddine
Email: ljamaleddine@qchnyc.org

I.S. 145
33-34 80th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Cell: 929-431-3782
Director: Boris Arias
Email: barias@qchnyc.org

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