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Sign Up for Free After School Programs

Step-by-step instructions for signing up for our free after-school programs. If you have any questions, please reach out to the director of the program you want to join. 

View our full staff directory here

Logo for Beacon Centers of New York City, with funding provided by NYC Department of Youth and Community Development

For a more detailed breakdown of the application process, please refer to this pdf from discoverDYCD

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Click the following link and log into your account or create a new account: 

DYCDCONNECT

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Search "school name" and click "add to list"

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Go to the dashboard and click "apply"

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Complete all eight steps of the application with updated information. Please include all people who have permission to pick up your child

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Once the status bar is at 100%, click "submit" and wait for a confirmation email

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All applications will be entered into a lottery. You will receive an email regarding acceptance. You may also check your application status using the same above link. 

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