Lackawanna College offers the youth of Lackawanna County various structured, age-appropriate activities that help with both academic and personal enrichment. The College’s Youth Programs include, but are not limited to, After School Homework Clubs at the College’s main campus and various elementary schools in the Scranton School District, GED programs, and the College’s TLC program, (Transitioning to Lackawanna College).
A large component of all of the youth programs offered include leadership components such as building on a child’s self-confidence, membership, belonging, self-esteem, individuality, autonomy and a sense of safety. The College also hopes to offer an SAT prep program for high school students ages 14-18.
Lackawanna College also offers a wide variety of camps each summer for children of all ages with various interests. These camps include Princess Academy, Lego Pre-Engineering, Basic Spanish, Creative Critters, Sing Your Heart Out at Lackawanna, and Cooking with Brenda.
The Continuing Education department offers opportunities for students who may need remediation in order to be prepared for the transition to college-level work. The Transition to Lackawanna College Program (TLC) is a mandatory 10-week program offered during the Fall semester. The program includes instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, college survival skills, and and introduction to computer applications. TLC is one component of the College’s commitment to academic success rooted in strong foundations in reading, writing, and math.