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After-school Enrichment & Recreation Programs (2019 - 2020)

Registration Deadline 11/26/2018
Payment Deadline 12/13/2019

Seattle Parks and Recreation aims to bridge the gap between communities and school by creating programs that are culturally relevant and reflective of the community we serve.

The Mercer Community Learning Center (CLC) is responsible for providing Academic, Enrichment & Recreation programs that provide opportunities for students to have a safe and supportive environment to engage in pro-social peer-to-peer interaction. We provide the following programs: 

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE OST PROGRAM: STUDENTS ONLY HAVE TO REGISTER ONE TIME PER SCHOOL YEAR (SEPTEMBER - AUGUST)

  1. Complete and submit online registration
  2. Complete a Seattle Parks and Recreation Authorization for Participation (E-13)
  3. Consent to Seattle Parks and Recreation having access to student records by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Release waiver. 

Once a student has completed the above documents they are eligible to sign up for any available classes or activities offered through the Community Learning Center (C.L.C). 

The O.S.T. program offers a range of academic achievement, enrichment and recreation programs/activities that support the overall success of all students. Program will be held according to the following schedule: 

Session 1: October 14, 2019 - December 13, 2019
Session 2: January 6, 2020 - March 6, 2020  
Session 3: March 30, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday - 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Wednesdays - 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays: Closed for all after school programming

     

    Locations
    Sections
    • ALL CLASSES MEET IN THE LUNCHROOM DAILY

      * Once classes are full parents/students will be redirected to a Waiting List for each class. This waiting list will move based on attendance or withdraws throughout the quarter.
      * Students with academic needs are placed in academic classes first.
      * NO student will be placed in the same program/club in multiple sessions of the school year.
      * All students who qualify for regular SPS transportation will qualify for afterschool transportation home.
      * Students are placed in classes on a 1st come, 1st serve basis; 40% of all spots in every class are held for target students.
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    • Food! Food ! and more Food! Students in this course will explore cooking from a teenage ... Show more
    • Hermanos y Hermanas Unidos is a LatinX mentoring program designed for students of the mexican, ... Show more
    • Dancing can be a source of fun and entertainment but most importantly a way of living a ... Show more
    • Are you tired of reading and having no one to talk about the book with? In this book club we ... Show more
    • Interested in designing, building, programming, and driving a robot? This year's challenge will ... Show more
    • Join the Seattle Architecture Foundation for a fun introduction to architecture, design, and ... Show more
    • Get REAL Facilitators: Elizabeth Bobadilla & Cyrus Malapajo Get REAL provides the space and ... Show more
    • Seattle Cucina Cooking School will be leading ‘Cooking Around the World’. Each week we will ... Show more
    • Our mission is to provide a safe and non-threatening space for students at Mercer who identify ... Show more
    • Griot Gurlz meets weekly to explore movement, music of the African Diaspora and to expand ... Show more
    • The M.I.C is the after-school math club dedicated to the long-term improvement of student math ... Show more
    • Do you like photography? What about digital design? Story writing? Interviewing ... Show more
    • Students learn the fundamentals of web design and use these concepts to create their own web ... Show more
    • With Java, students build classic arcade-style games. They learn how to implement features such ... Show more
    • The purpose of this student group is to provide a safe and supportive space for students to ... Show more
    • The Black Student Alliance is comprised of student leaders coming together as advocates. ... Show more
    • D.I.Y. Club is designed for the students who love hands on projects, we create everything from ... Show more
    • The Latino Student Association is comprised of student leaders coming together as advocates. ... Show more
    • ***** EARLY START DATE ***** EARLY STOP DATE ***** LIMITED TRANSPORTATION ... Show more
    • The ASA is comprised of student leaders coming together as advocates. Students will be ... Show more
    • The E.A.S.A is comprised of student leaders coming together as advocates. Students will be ... Show more
    • The Homework Cafe is a space for any student to find assistance with homework outside of Math. ... Show more
    • Students come together for a fun game of chess that teaches the art of taking calculated ... Show more
    • Join us every Thursday for some good ole fun and double dutch.
    Participant Information
    Agreements

    For each of the agreements below, please read the terms, check the box to mark your acknowledgement, and type your name to confirm.

    Authorization to Administer Over the Counter Medication

    If your organization has a 'Authorization to Administer Over the Counter Medication ' agreement, please enter that information here.

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    Medical Information & Medical Emergency Authorization Agreement

    I hereby grant permission to the Athletic Trainer Sports Service Provider and Team Physicians, or other physicians designated by the above named school and Parent/Guardian to provide my child with any medical care or surgical care that they deem reasonably necessary to my child’s health and well-being as a result of injuries or other medical conditions occurring as the result of or during athletic activities.

    I further authorize the Athletic Trainer Sports Service Providers who are under the direction and guidance of a physician to provide my child with any preventive, first‐aid, rehabilitative or emergency treatment they deem reasonably necessary to my child’s health and wellbeing as a result of injuries or other medical conditions occurring as the result of/or during athletic activities

    If reasonably necessary to provide the care described in the preceding two paragraphs, I grant permission to the Athletic Trainer Sports Service Provider and/or school officials to seek necessary treatment at a hospital or health care center

    Permission to Treat

    If your organization has a 'Permission to Treat ' agreement, please enter that information here.

    Field Trip Release

    If your organization has a 'Field Trip Release' agreement, please enter that information here.

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    Media Release

    If your organization has a 'Media Release' agreement, please enter that information here.

    Student Behavior Agreement

    If your organization has 'Student Behavior' agreement, please enter that information here.

    Parental Consent, Release, and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement

    EVENT(S): All programs and activities offered by or through Seattle Parks and Recreation and Associated Recreation Council including but not limited to recreation activities and classes, school age care, preschool, teen programs, special events, field trips, sports, and ath

    IN CONSIDERATION of my minor child (“the Minor”) being permitted to participate in any way in the EVENT(S), I agree: I know the nature of the EVENT(S) and the Minor’s experience and capabilities, and believe the Minor to be qualified to participate in the Event(s). The Minor and I will inspect the premises, facilities, and equipment to be used or with which the Minor may come in contact to ensure it is safe to our satisfaction. I have spoken with the Minor about the dangers of the activities and the fact that the Minor could—for a variety of known, unknown, foreseeable and unforeseeable reasons, including negligence of the City of Seattle, its employees and volunteers, officers and agents—be seriously injured. In extreme cases, such injuries could include permanent disability, paralysis or even death (“risks”). Even understanding these risks I consent to the Minor’s participation in the Event(s) and assert that the Minor is willing to participate in the event.

    I accept and assume all risks, and assume all responsibility for the losses, costs and/or damages following an injury related to the Event(s), including disability, paralysis or death, even if caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the following releasees: the City of Seattle, its employees and volunteers, officers and agents. My acceptance of these risks includes releasing and agreeing not to sue the releasees. I also agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless the releasees and each of them from any and all litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur due to a claim made against any of the releasees identified above based on an injury to the Minor, whether the claim is based on the negligence of the releasees or otherwise and whether the claim is made by me, is made on behalf of the minor, or is otherwise made.