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21st Century After School Program

Lansingburgh's 21st Century After School Program

What is the 21st Century Program?

The 21st Century Programs at Lansingburgh Central School District are a part of the New York State Education Department and the United States Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC) grant. 21CCLCs help students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Students must be enrolled in the program before they can attend.  21st CCLC Evaluation Findings are available and will be shared with families if requested by email ( from Program Director Elizabeth Renfrew.

Knickerbacker Middle School’s After School Program

  • Programming for students in grades 6-8
  • Monday-Friday from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Snack and transportation (for eligible students) are provided 

Lansingburgh High School’s After School Program 

  • Programming for students in grades 9-12
  • Monday-Friday from 2:02 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Snack and transportation (for eligible students) are provided 

The goal is to provide academic enrichment through learning in the number of clubs offered to the students. Clubs change several times throughout the year, but they focus on arts and crafts, culinary arts, music, recreation, science, technology, engineering, project-based learning, and youth development opportunities.

Some clubs/activities include:

  • Photography (with an instructor from The Arts Center of the Capital Region)
  • Tutoring/Homework Help
  • Book Blogging
  • Lego Club
  • Historian Club
  • Debate Club
  • Clue Club
  • Game Club
  • Healthy Eating (with a nutritionist from Rensselaer County Cornell Cooperative Extension)
  • Field Trips and Music Workshops with various teaching artists through the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
  • SAT Prep- ELA
  • Wrestling Workouts
  • Lacrosse Workouts
  • Boxing
  • Dance Club
  • Culture and Heritage Club 
  • Student Mentors for the Middle School Program


Lansingburgh Central School District's 21st Century After School Program is now open for enrollment for the 2023-2024 School Year. The district's 21st Century After School Program is for students attending Knickerbacker Middle School and Lansingburgh High School. Enrollment is open to all Lansingburgh students in grades 6-12.

Families interested in registering their students must do so using these forms that were sent to them on ParentSquare. You will receive a message confirming your student's registration and start date. 

If you have questions about enrollment please contact Program Director Elizabeth Renfrew by email (

All messages about the 21st Century After School Program are shared using ParentSquare. 

Student and Parent Handbook

Please review Lansingburgh's 21st Century After School Program Student and Parent Handbook below if enrolling your student in the program. 

Contact Information

  • Elizabeth Renfrew, Program Director -
  • Knickerbacker Middle School Main Office - (518) 233-6806
  • Lansingburgh High School Main Office - (518) 233-6811
  • LCSD Transportation Department - (518) 233-6838

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