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Homework Helpers
(After-School 4th grade and up)


TL&LC offers a wide variety of programs — entirely free!

TL&LC is pleased to offer a nurturing and comprehensive learning environment for children needing pre-K education. The program will begin this fall. Licensing is in progress, so exact dates will follow.

Requirements include:
  1. Must be age four by September 1

  2. Must be toilet trained

  3. Immunized with proof

  4. Parent/guardian and child must attend a play-based assessment at TL&LC (days/times TBD)

  5. Parent/guardian must attend at least one short parenting workshop at TL&LC (days/times TBD)

  6. Parent/guardian must agree to TL&LC policies

  7. Parent/guardian agrees to read to child at least 15 minutes per day

  8. Students must bring their lunch and snacks each day

  9. Must provide proof of income

Registration ends May 17

Summer Camps
For Rising K - 8th Graders

with MC Phillips
Rising 1st - 3rd Graders
June 24 - 28

9 am - 12 pm
This camp offers a dynamic learning experience focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Through hands-on activities, interactive experiments, and creative challenges, students will unleash their curiosity and problem-solving skills. Join us for a week of fun-filled exploration and endless possibilities in the world of STEM!
with Kara Long
Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
June 24 - 28

1 - 4 pm
This camp will will get your child’s creative juices flowing! During these four days, your child will experiment with tie dye, weaving, rock painting, and other fun things! The goal is to encourage creative expression and build confidence in your child by allowing them to discover new crafts and build friendships all while doing art!
with Marlene Fairchild
Rising 5 - 8th Graders
July 15 - 19, 22 - 26

10 am - 1 pm
Campers will learn how to prepare a dish, follow a recipe, put together a family dinner with an appetizer, entree and dessert.
with Rebekkah Watkins
Rising 4 - 6th Graders
July 29 - Aug 2 
10 am - 1 pm
Campers will learn site design through engagement with guest speakers, digital research, leadership skill building, and more.
with Allisha Mason
Rising 1st - 3rd Graders
Aug 5 - 9 
9 am - 12 pm
Campers will engage in a dynamic blend of educational and adventure activities, fostering curiosity and exploration. From interactive science experiments to outdoor nature walks, each day promises exciting learning opportunities in a safe and supervised environment.
with Carolyn Middlebrooks
Rising Kindergarteners
Aug 5 - 9 
9 am - 12 pm
Tailored for young learners preparing to enter kindergarten, this camp focuses on essential skills such as taking turns, raising hands to speak, transitioning from parents, and mastering table and carpet etiquette. With engaging activities centered around colors, shapes, and basic academic concepts, our experienced instructors guide campers in a supportive environment to cultivate good student habits while fostering independence and enthusiasm for learning.
PLEASE NOTE: It will be necessary to create a free account to register your child for summer camp. 
                     Snacks will be provided.

Special Series
For Toddlers and Caretakers

Tinker Time for Tots: Number Sense
Friday, April 26
10 am
A series of engaging workshops aiming to empower parents by demonstrating inventive ways to utilize everyday household items for their children's educational benefit.

Join us with your child for a morning of fun-filled activities focusing on numbers. Participation is free of charge. For more information, contact Carolyn Middlebrooks at


After-School Enrichment
(K - 3rd Grade After-School)
Children in grades K - 3 meet Monday through Thursday for homework assistance and engaging educational activities. These activities are available in part thanks to partnerships with other local nonprofits, including The Bascom, Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust, Highlands Biological Foundation, International Friendship Center, and Hudson Library.
Homework Helpers
(4th - 12th Grade After-School)
Students in grades 4-8 meet Monday through Thursday for assistance with homework, papers, research, and overall comprehension of the student's curriculum. 
Reading Bootcamp
(Phonics Intervention After-School)
Individual and small group phonics intervention is available for students with critical literacy need on Fridays
during after-school. 
Individual Tutoring
(K - 12th Grade After-School)
One-on-one tutoring is offered during after-school, typically twice a week for one hour for students of any age in
any subject.
(High School Equivalency)
Self-paced online preparatory courses are offered to help students pass their GED test and to better prepare them for the workforce. Follow-up equivalency test fees for area testing site are also covered.


Adult Education
One-on-one tutoring is available for adults who want to receive support with general literacy skills, high school equivalency test preparation, citizenship test preparation, or other areas of interest. Days and times are flexible to meet the needs of students schedules.
(High School Equivalency)
Self-paced online preparatory courses are offered to help students pass their GED test and to better prepare them for the workforce. Follow-up equivalency test fees for area testing site are also covered.
Senior Book Exchange
TL&LC provides large-print books to senior care facilities in Macon County.  Books are delivered to the facilities and are exchanged with new books on a
regular basis. 
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We are grateful to several area non-profits for their generous support of
After-School Enrichment
and Summer Camps.


Caroline Cox, Programs Manager
828 - 526 - 086

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