Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center – Youth Programs

Derrick Reed, Program Director
300 MLK Street, Muskogee, OK 74401
918.684.6314

Neighbors Building Neighborhoods operates three youth programs at the Dr. Muskogee Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. These programs provide nutrition and educational and recreational programming to youth ages seven and up. Enrollment is open to all Muskogee youth. For enrollment and program information contact the Dr. MLK Jr. Community Center.

Dream Team After School Program – Enrollment will begin at 9:00am on Monday, August 17th 2020!

Monday-Friday, 3:00pm-6:00pm (August-May)
Quality support system for students in grades K–6th, staffed with certified teachers.

  • Homework assistance, tutoring, and test preparation assistance
  • Partnership with Muskogee Public Schools improves collaboration and communication between classroom teachers and tutors
  • Partnerships with the Muskogee Co. Health Department engage students in health and nutrition education with community gardening workshops and cooking demonstrations
  • Transportation is provided from Muskogee schools to the MLK Jr. Community Center. Parents and caregivers are responsible for picking up their children.

NEW Dream Team After School Program – ONLINE Enrollment Process & Payment Portal:

  • Enrollment will be on a first come first served basis.
  • Enrollment is ONLINE ONLY! No paper or printed forms will be accepted.
  • You will need an email address that you can access in order to enroll your child.
  • Due to COVID safety restrictions, there is a classroom capacity of 15 students per class.
  • Each student who submits and enrollment form will be placed on a waitlist.
  • SUBMITTING AN ENROLLMENT FORM DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAM!
  • Parents will be contacted directly by phone and email within two business days when their child has been admitted and placed in a class.
  • If there is no availability parents will be informed that they will stay on the waitlist.
  • Weekly tuition will be enforced and ALL students will be required to pay in a timely manner. Failure to pay will result in forfeiting your place in the program.
  • Tuition is $10 per week, per child.
  • Only students who have enrolled and have been accepted and contacted will be allowed to ride the school bus to the Dream Team After School Program.

The Dream Team After School Program is for K-6th grade and operates at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center located at 300 W. MLK Street, Muskogee, OK 74401. Program Hours are 3:00pm-6:00pm.

Children will arrive by MPS bus transportation – more information to follow. Please note, the program will be closed on virtual school days.

Please call (918) 684-6314 for enrollment assistance. The MLK Center will be open for enrollment help only between 11:00am-1:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm, starting Monday, Aug. 17th 2020.

Click HERE for the online enrollment form.

 

Night Hoops

Friday-Saturday, 7:30pm-11:30pm (nine-week summer program beginning in June)
Positive environment for children ages seven and up with fun, healthy, and educational activities for undeserved youth in Muskogee.

  • Over 350 average kids attend per evening
  • 3 on 3 Basketball tournaments each week
  • Concession stand
  • Other activities include dancing, arts and crafts, reading, and more

 

Summer Learning Program

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-2:00pm (June-August)
Provides nutrition and educational activities for children ages 7-18, download and print the enrollment form HERE.

  • Breakfast and lunch served Monday-Friday
  • Learning program runs Monday-Thursday
  • Wholesome physical and educational activities
  • Focus on mentoring, learning skills, outdoor activities, health, and fitness