Beacon Supervisor: Guillermo Grau
Email
: gbgrau@unitedactivities.org
Cell:
 347-979-5745

Assistant Program Director: Anita Lorenzo
Email: alorenzo@unitedactivities.org
Cell: 347-979-6891

Office: 718-987-0351
Fax: 718-987-6937

Address: 333 Midland Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306
Agency ID/SACC#: 331165

Regular Program Hours

After school: Monday – Friday 2:15pm – 6:00pm
Night Center: Monday – Friday 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday Program: 9:00am – 4:00pm

DYCD Registered Holiday Dates

  • 12/29/14 Winter Break
  • 12/30/14 Winter Break
  • 1/19/15 MLK
  • 2/17/15 Midwinter Recess
  • 2/18/15 Midwinter Recess
  • 2/19/15 Midwinter Recess
  • 2/20/15 Midwinter Recess
  • 4/6/15 Spring Recess
  • 4/7/15 Spring Recess
  • 4/8/15 Spring Recess
  • 4/9/15 Spring Recess
  • 4/10/15 Spring Recess
  • 6/4/15 Chancellor’s Day

Student Activities

HW Help

With the help of DOE teachers, Students receive hw help and/or tutoring on any or all subjects if needed.

Computers

Student will be introduced to several topics regarding computer literacy. This includes but is not limited to macbook applications, animation, microsoft office tools, etc.

Art

Students are introduced to several artists, topics and styles of art as they recreate pieces.

Science/STEM

Through the use of hands-on experiments, students will incorporate different levels of science, technology. engineering and math into the program.

Sports

Provide students with recreational activities with a focus on team building, nutrition and statistics.

Beacon Basketball

Girls, JV & Varsity teams are involved in Staten Island and at times borough-wide competitions. Member must try-out and meet academic standards.

Life Skills/ Youth Council

With the help of our OASAS Counselor, our team is comprised of future leaders looking to make changes in their personal lives, school and community, tackling on issues such as drug abuse, bullying, and community service projects. Our students use their voices to spread positive messages and create unity within the Beacon program.

Dance

Students interested in learning dance routines and showcase their creativity with the help of our skilled staff members.

Newsletter

Our students are provided with knowledge and curriculum based lessons on basic journalism, outlines, research and interviewing. Students and staff generate a monthly newsletter filled with current and future events happening in the Beacon program.

Game Room

SHSAT Prep

Students currently enrolled in the 7th grade receive prep for the specialized high schools admissions test. Must apply in November. Sessions are held on Saturdays.

Adult Activities are provided through our night center.
Zumba- Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30pm
Knitting- Wednesdays @ 6pm
Basic Computers- TBD

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