Eastside Center

 
General Information
Description of ProgramAfter school and summer youth development programming for youth ages 6-18. Highly trained youth development professionals facilitate age-appropriate, national recognized, and tested programming in the following areas:
CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT- empowers youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and other's cultural identities.
EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT- enables youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines and apply that learning to achieve success in their future educational and career endeavors.
HEALTH AND LIFE SKILLS- develops young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self- sufficient adults.
THE ARTS- enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.
SPORTS, FITNESS AND RECREATION- develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, teamwork, appreciation for the environment and social skills.
SPECIALIZED INITIATIVES- these programs range in focus and target specific community and Club needs (e.g. school and summer food/nutrition assistance programs, assistance with Medicaid and CHP+ enrollment).
LocationPueblo County
TerritoryPueblo
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in. Must fill out membership application (also available online).
Funded ByGovernment, private foundation, individuals, corporation, and special events.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsYouth ages 6-18
Languages SpokenCall East Side Center for current information
 
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees$15 annual registration fee (scholarships available)
Capacity Limitations105 Daily
Number of OpeningsCall East Side Center for current information
Wait ListCall East Side Center for current information
 
Availability
Hours of OperationOffice open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; School year program hours 3:00-7:00 p.m., specialized teen hours on Tuesdays and Fridays; Summer program hours 9:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameGeorge Castaneda
Contact's PositionCenter Director
Contact's Phone719-544-2960
Physical Site Address 1625 N. Monument
Physical Site City, State, ZipPueblo, Colorado 81001
Main Phone719-544-2960
Fax719-5442-7669
Program Emailclub@bgcpueblo.org
 
Additional Information
SourcePueblo
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County
This Program: Eastside Center
Affiliated Services: Eastside Center - Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County