For less than $5 a week, students can stay until 5:15pm after school and participate in up to two clubs a day from list of more than 40 various clubs. These include sports, art & music programs, scouts, dance, cooking, languages, homework and many other clubs. Learn more about Extended Day program here.
The YSCP’s current school building was built in 2007 and has had three expansions. Located on nine acres, the school is at 1530 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA., at the corner of Blue Course Road. and Westerly Parkway. The building is comprised of 27 classrooms for grades kindergarten through eighth grades. The school composed of four wings which are K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade and 6th-8th grade. Other areas include a library, robotics club room, offices, conference room, staff lounge, kitchen and a large multi-purpose room used for physical education and lunch.
The school grounds include a playground and soccer field, along with a large wetlands area that is often explored by students and teachers as part of the science curriculum.
One of the things what makes YSCP unique is how we appreciate different cultures and diversity. We have had staff & students coming from over 80 different countries. Our international families often come to live in our community as the result of their involvement with Pennsylvania State University, either as employees, professors, or students. As one of the largest universities in the United States, Penn State has a comprehensive international presence and offers many opportunities for international exchange and studies in a global economy.YSCP also works closely with non-native English speaking students to help them integrate into our language and culture through our English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.