AfterOpp is an initiative at Nathan Hale Junior High, led by Youth At Heart and Tulsa’s citywide intermediary, The Opportunity Project. Through this FREE program, junior high students enjoy fun, safe after-school programs — ranging from sports, arts and music, to hands-on science. Through hands-on activities students are given the opportunity to explore their passions and expand their interests. We seek to inspire all students to think outside the box, try new things and create lasting friendships with their peers and club leaders. Join us for AfterOpp!
Youth in AfterOpp will enjoy:
- High quality, safe programs
- Hands-on activities designed and led by some of Tulsa’s best organizations and teachers
- A hot supper at the start of the program
- Opportunities to build relationships with friends and caring adults
Regular participation in after-school programs results in:
- Better attendance
- Higher math grades
- Improved mood and physical activity
- Increased school retention and graduation rates
- College and career readiness
SIGN UP NOW TO GUARANTEE A SPOT IN YOUR CHOSEN PROGRAMS!
Youth are required to attend ALL days their chosen programs meet. Those who have more than two unexcused absences or who do not comply with AfterOpp code of conduct can be removed from programs and their slots offered to someone on the waiting list.
For more information on the AfterOpp or how to register, please contact:
Salamatou Schaeffer, Youth At Heart
firstname.lastname@example.org / 918-508-5309
- Academic Bowl
- Amigos Unidos
- Bike Club
- Book Club
- Camp Fire Club
- Chef Club
- Chess Club
- City Year Tutoring
- Coding Club
- Entrepreneur Club
- Environmental Science Club
- Fiber Arts Clubs
- Film Society
- Girls Club by Hope918
- Hip-Hop Dance Club
- Honor Society
- Mind Lab
- Pottery Club
- Rowing club with grow tulsa
- Rubik's Cube Club
- Speech & Debate
- Sports U Performance
- STEP Dance
- Teens in action with campfire
- Writers Club
- Yearbook Club
- Young Fashion Designers
Rangers, check out this fun, fast-paced, all-subject quiz competition where teams compete to “buzz in” with the right answers. Show your school pride as we compete against other schools for the top spot.
Meets on Thursdays
Young people and caring adult volunteers meet weekly after school, to ride bikes, improve cycling skills and develop vital life skills through this exciting physical activity. Students with all levels of cycling experience are welcome! *Only open to returning students that participated in Bike Club in the fall of 2019*
Meets on Tuesdays
Ready to cultivate your cooking skills? Come hungry and ready to discover exciting flavors and ingredients! Students will have fun making delicious food that they will enjoy together. Young people build independence and self-confidence by cooking simple dishes while gaining valuable experience in budgeting, problem-solving, grocery shopping, dining etiquette, and much more.
Meets on Thursdays
Need help passing an especially difficult class? Want to learn new strategies to help you study? Before attending another club, spend time with a City Year Corp Member completing homework, studying for a test, or receiving one on one tutoring in any class subject.
Meets Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
Through coding club students will investigate the strategies and methods of computer programming. They will use online platforms to develop and practice coding skills that can be incredibly useful in the technology-based society that exists today! *No prior knowledge of coding is necessary*
Meets on Tuesdays
The creators of Apple, Facebook, Disney and Google started out as young entrepreneurs. Now it’s your turn! Have a great new invention in mind? Want to provide a good or service to improve your community or school? Turn your innovative ideas into a reality through entrepreneur club.
Meets on Wednesdays
Through the Environment Science Club, students will learn how to preserve our planet through hands-on creative projects! Students will participate in a Recycle Relay Race; they'll build stomp rockets out of repurposed materials; they'll make their own recycled paper; and they will learn about compost and meet one of the animals that make decomposition possible - worms!
Love video? Want to be on our YouTube channel? Check out Hale Film Society where there is a space for students to create & star in student films!
Hope918 desires that young women at Hale Jr. High find community and a sense of belonging in this girls-only group. In Girls Club, students can expect to take part in intriguing discussions about the joys as well as the struggles that women face today. Through Girls Club students also have the opportunity to create unique art pieces, learn new hairstyles and even paint each other’s nails!
Meets on Mondays
Pottery Club allows students to work with clay to make one-of-a-kind creations. No experience necessary. Students will review hand-building clay techniques while having an opportunity to practice on the wheel. They will learn various glazing techniques and contribute to a large-scale, collaborative mosaic. This is a great opportunity to exercise creativity and collaborate with a highly skilled artist!
Meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays
gROW Tulsa provides participants with the opportunity to receive rowing instruction and use rowing machines! In addition to developing rowing technique and increasing fitness levels, the program will also include STEM-based activities using data collected by the rowing machine to further understanding in math, science and technology. Join us and gROW!
Interested in acting? Want to learn about building sets? In Theatre Club students with learn about both onstage and backstage skills, play theater games, receive coaching for acting and public speaking, and learn life skills by awakening their creativity.
Meets on Mondays and Wednesdays
Yearbook Club offers students a creative community where they are equipped to build and develop skills in photography, editing, copywriting and leadership! Yearbook students have the opportunity to be more involved in their school by attending and documenting school sponsored events. Students involved in yearbook club create a lasting keepsake for the entire student body!
Hale Junior High Athletic Director
Boys Basketball Coach
Girls Basketball Coach
Track and Cross Country
Track and Cross Country Coach