A Safe, Enriching Place for Your Child
PEER Club is an after-school program provided at no cost to working parents of students enrolled in Paul Laurence Dunbar Institute. PEER Club provides a safe, enriching and fun environment for our students beyond the classroom. It serves students after school until 6:00 PM. PEER Club is also offered during the summer for seven weeks.
The programs and activities in PEER Club are designed to include sports, recreation, arts, music, culture and academics to develop “the whole child” even beyond the regular school day.
Cultural Camps and Thematic Programs at PEER Club are incredibly popular with dunbar students and parents. Past thematic programs have included A Chinese Cultural Camp, Native American Cultural Camp, Marine Life Camp – Under the Sea, Put Your Wild on by Liberty Wildlife and Road Trip Along the Coasts. These are just a few examples of our unique programs that provide lifetime memories for dunbar PEER Club students, as well as academic, social and emotional growth.
Fifth and sixth grade students in PEER Club have the opportunity to participate in the following sports camps:
- The Hoopsters Club – Basketball
- The Volley Club – Volleyball
- The Young Sluggers Club – Slow Pitch
- The Goal Getters Club – Soccer
- The Gridiron Club – Football
Seventh and eighth grade students in PEER Club have the opportunity to participate in the following competitive sports programs:
- Slow Pitch
- Flag Football
Integrated into the sports program, are the tenets of character building that include trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
Parents love PEER Club because they know their children are safe and happy. In fact, many parents report that their children enjoy it so much that they do not want to go home!
*PEER is an abbreviation of “Phoenix Elementary Enrichment Resources.”