I.S. 204

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Intermediate School

Beacon/21st Century

 36-41 28th St, Astoria

Queens, NY 11106

Beacon Director: 
21st Century Director:
718-456-KIDS (5437)
For more information see nyc.gov/dycd.

After-school Programming

Mon.–Fri., 2:30pm–6pm

Grades served: K+

21st Century

Mon.–Fri., 2:30pm–6pm

Grades served: 6th to 8th

Evening Programing:


For more information 

Contact Walter Welsh

Weekend Programing:

   Saturday, 8am–3pm

Total Enrollment:

The I.S. 204 Beacon/21st CCLC program is a safe haven for neighborhood youth and their families. We offer a wide range of comprehensive and multifaceted programs for both children and adults within the community. The Beacon program provides services to over 1,000 people from the five boroughs annually.


The I.S. 204 Beacon program is staffed by teachers, college students and other support staff. The program offers opportunities for children and adults to express themselves through positive outlets such as community service projects, volunteering, arts programs, leisure activities and vocational endeavors. The program provides educational support, job-readiness skills, sporting leagues and clinics, trips and many other services.


The Beacon program operates Monday-Friday from 2:30PM-9PM and Saturday from 8:00AM-3:00PM. The Beacon program is also open most holidays during school closings.

Our program offers:



  • Homework Help

  • Team Sports

  • Dance

  • Gymnastics

  • Cheerleading

  • Community Service

  • Gym

  • Career Readiness