What We Do

The Lighthouse Community Center provides a free after school program for elementary and middle school students from the Newburg area. We focus on homework completion, reading, and math tutoring. After  homework and tutoring, children may participate in any of our free enrichment programs.

  • Instrumental Music 
  • Karate
  • College & Career Readiness Programs
  • Boys & Girls Mentoring Programs
  • Gardening
  • 4-H Club
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Every 1 Reads Program
  • Basketball & Cheerleading
  • Junior Achievement


For a view of recent Student Success Data of our after-school program, click here .
Our free after school program  runs from 2:30pm-6:30pm Monday-Thursday during the school year. We provide snacks and homework assistance for Middle School from 2:45pm-5:00pm and Elementary from 3:45pm-5:30pm. Enrichment activities are from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Click here for the most recent calendar for the after school program.
Summer Program:
Our 4 week summer day program includes field trips to area attractions, theme based activities to retain academic skills, and projects. It's a safe , welcoming place for your child to have fun and learn ! for more information, Call Dr. Ophelia Scott at 502-964-5909.
Youth Mentoring Programs:
Boys -2-Men Mentoring  for boys 9-18: Contact: Rhynia Weaver 502-244-0741
HALO Mentoring for girls 9-18: Contact: Cynthia Overall 502-500-3343
GED Program:
The Lighthouse Community Center partners with Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) to offer a GED program at the Lighthouse. The program runs Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 12 noon. For more information or to register, call JCPS at 502-485-3400 or visit the JCPS web site.