Who We Are

Who We Are

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Registration is currently open for all programs until all spaces are filled.

For 30+ years, NIA has consistently provided children and youth with well-rounded educational programs.  We place an emphasis on character development through a structured environment. We believe that exposing our youth to these various activities helps them to develop into well-rounded individuals. We believe in assisting them in developing their gifts and talents at an early age. We are proud to say that many NIA students have gone on to Ivy League colleges, obtaining degrees and others are business owners, arts professionals or leaders in their communities.

Yes, it is vitally important to ensure that children receive the highest quality for consistent care and education. NIA is a keystone stars facility and is rapidly moving towards Star Level 3. We are also a member of the National Association of Child Care Professionals.

Your pre-school child will be exposed to: Rhythm & Movement, Stretch & Grow Aerobics, Yoga, Instructional Swim, Tumbling, Dance, Educational Activities and Field Trips.

Elementary aged children will experience serious fun activities all year round with special activities during the summer months! Activities include but are not limited to: academic enrichment classes, character development, physical fitness and sports, arts & crafts, swimming, creative and performing arts, scavenger hunts, relays and double dare days, picnics, game tournaments, community service opportunities and weekly thematic activities.

Yes! Lunch and midday snacks are provided for the children. Parents can also choose the option to bring lunch from home (for those w/ special dietary needs).  We provide afternoon meals for After School Program and breakfast for Before School Program.

There is a one time registration fee of $85.00 for one child and $135.00 for 2 or more from the same family. There is also an annual Activity Fee of $75.00 per child to off set the cost of specialty classes throughout the year. This includes Before & After School Program and Summer Enrichment Program. Examples of specialty classes are: instructional swim classes, stretch & grow, keep fit classes, yoga, transportation to field trips, educational theatre trips, science workshops and weekly summer trips.

You may register your child by using any of the following methods:
A) Complete online registration by downloading the forms and mailing in the registration form and registration fee to this address: NIA Learning Center, 7310 Ogontz Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19138.
B) Register in person at the NIA Learning Center (address given above). Drop in hours are between 3:00PM – 6:00PM, Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

  • Extended Camp hours are 7:00AM – 9:00AM (AM Hours) and 4:00PM – 6:00PM (PM Hours).
  • Camp hours are 7:00AM – 3:00PM.
  • Before School Hours are 7:00AM – 9:00AM.
  • After School hours are 3:00PM – 6:00PM.

Enrollment is continuous as long as slots are available.

We serve ages 5 through 12 years old.
Breakdown: 5-7 yrs old and 8-12 yrs old.

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