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Children's Programs

Childcare

Monday-Friday

7:30am-6:00pm​

Low cost childcare is available for infants 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Financial assistance for childcare is available to those who qualify through Childcare Management Services. Amarillo Wesley Community Center is licensed by the Texas Department of Regulatory Services and is in its fifth year under the certification called Texas School Ready! This program is geared toward our three and four year old classrooms.

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We accept CCS!

After School Program

Monday-Friday

3:00pm-6:00pm​

Amarillo Wesley Community Center has a licensed After School Program. Teachers and volunteers engage youth in a variety of activities designed to assist academically and improve self-esteem. This program is available for youth, ages kindergarten-5th grade.

The goal of the program is to provide area children with transportation and access to a program that is structured to develop social competencies and assets, provide tutoring assistance, scouting, and other character building skills and activities.

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We accept CCS!

Summer Camp

June 5th-August 11th

7:30am-6:00pm​

Wesley Summer Camp is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Our mission is to enhance the lives of youth by fostering resilience, promoting self esteem, and building leadership skills!

Summer Camp Goals:

  • To have fun!

  • To learn new skills

  • To respect self and others

  • To be safe

  • To keep our Center clean

Activities:​

  • Field trips

  • Water games

  • Scavenger hunts

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Music & Dance

  • Amarillo Opera Arts n Alternatives

  • "Behind the Scenes" Modeling and Mentoring Program for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.

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We accept CCS!

 
 
 

Youth Programs

Wesley Club Wrestling

The wrestling program exists to teach youth from 4 to 15 years of age the fundamentals of wrestling along with instilling three core values. This program is supported by United Way of Amarillo and Canyon. Thank you for your support!

Three Core Values:

  • Good nutrition

  • Good grades

  • Gratitude

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"Behind the Scenes" Modeling and Mentoring Program

Elementary School (Summer): 1:00pm-3:00pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays 

Middle School (Spring): 5:30pm-7:00pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays 

High School (Fall): 5:30pm-7:00pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays 

This program provides a structured curriculum of activities in a safe and supervised environment that is focused on healthy values, success-oriented goals, and team building activities in a twelve-week course.

This program promotes positive self-esteem and fosters resilience. The program emphasizes leadership development, community involvement, college preparation, abstinence, and participation in a full fashion show choreographed by the youth in the program.

"Behind the Scenes" Modeling and Mentoring Program focuses on increasing each individual's ability to identify and express feelings productively, develop problem-solving skills, and affirm a sense of purpose in their lives. The program meets goals through educational presentations, curriculum support groups, and community projects.

Student Leader Component:

An annual scholarship-based mentoring program is in place to help pay for initial college expenses. 

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This program is free of charge.

 
 

Senior Citizen Programs

Monday-Friday 

8:30am-3:00pm

There is no cost to attend this program, and we provide free transportation to and from the Center as well as free meals. This program is sponsored by United Way of Amarillo and Canyon. Thank you for your continued support!

The goals of this program:

  •  We want to provide a quality and affordable senior program for persons 55 years and older whose income level is deemed to be low, very low, or extremely low as per the HUD eligibility guidelines.

  • Participants are offered social and recreational activities and educational access to needed information concerning basic resources to enrich their quality of life, promote self-care, and reduce the amount of social isolation.

Activities Include:

  • Field trips

  • Pot Lucks

  • Weekly blood pressure checks

  • Sewing Club 

  • Games (Dominoes, cards, billiards, bingo, and much more.)

  • Exercise activities

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