Hodori Program

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Hodori Program

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Hodori Program

Established in 1994, Hodori (Little Tigers in Korean) Program have been providing students not only with academic assistance, but also with emotional, behavioral, and social support in a safe and healthy environment that will enrich their developmental growth through a carefully designed after school and summer school programs. We have a license of School-Age Child Care at NYS Office of Children and Family Service and have been serving children of lower socioeconomic status families. Currently, we are serving students from K ~ 8th grades at JHS 189Q and from 6th ~ 8th grades at East-West School of International Studies (EWSIS). We specialize in serving the Korean American population but all ethnicities are welcome as well.

Hodori After School Program

During the academic year (September to June), the after-school program is fully committed to helping students complete their homework. In addition, we provide creative enrichment activities and academic development programs that focus on building self-esteem, and improving communication and social skills. Every Friday, students participate in various special classes such as violin, Tae Kwon Do, Cooking, Guitar, Chess, Korean drums, dance, Music, Art, Robotics, etc. All special classes, as well as necessary supplies and uniforms, are provided at no additional cost to students.

1. Hodori at JHS189 (Fall & Spring Semester, 10 months)

  • Grades: Kinder garden ~ 8th grade (Elementary & Middle School)
  • Time: 3pm ~ 6pm (3 hours)
  • Location: JHS189Q (144-80 Barclay Ave, Flushing, NY11355)
  • Cost: $1,000 for 10 months / Early registration discount and Financial assistant available

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2. Hodori at East-West School of International Studies (Fall & Spring Semester, 10 months)

  • Grades: 6th grade ~ 8th grade (Middle School)
  • Time: 2:15pm ~ 5:30pm (Mon ~ Thu) / 2:15pm ~ 4pm (Fri)
  • Location: EWSIS (46-21 Golden St. Flushing, NY11355)

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Hodori Summer Program

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Hodori Summer Program

In the months of July and August, Hodori focuses on building students’ leadership skills through a 6-week summer school program. Students who enroll in our summer school will enjoy free lunch and snacks as well as 3 field trips. Our past field trips have included the Movie Trip, Adventure Land Amusement Park, and Splish Splash Water Park.
Our summer program is devoted to supplementing students’ academic work as well as enhancing their developmental growth to help mold them into becoming future leaders of our society. Our two programs are highly complementary and students who participate in both programs experience discernible growth intellectually, cognitively, emotionally, and behaviorally.

1. Hodori at JHS189Q (6 weeks)

  • Grades: Kindergarten ~ 8th grade
  • Time (two options): 9am ~ 3pm (5 hours) or 9am ~ 5pm (8 hours)
  • Location: JHS189Q (144-80 Barclay Ave, Flushing, NY11355)
  • Cost: $500 for 5 hours / $600 for 8 hours / Early Registration Discount and Financial Assistant Available

Daily Program Schedule:

  1. 09:00 am ~ 10:20am: Academic Improvement I (Summer Bridge)
  2. 10:20 am ~ 10:40am: I move physical activity
  3. 10:40 am ~ 11:30am: Academic Improvement II (Review Summer Bridge & Reading)
  4. 11:30 am ~ 12:00pm: Lunch
  5. 12:00 pm ~ 1:30 pm: Leadership Building Project
  6. 01:30 pm ~ 03:00 pm: Open Sport
  7. 03:00 pm ~ 03:30 pm: Snack Time
  8. 03:30 pm ~ 05:00 pm: Academic Improvement II (Writing, Math, Test Prep)

2. Hodori at East-West School of International Studies (6 weeks)

  • Grades: 6th garden ~ 8th grade
  • Time: 9:30am ~ 3pm (6.5 hours)
  • Location: EWSIS (46-21 Golden St. Flushing, NY11355)

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Other Hodori Programs

One of Hodori’s unique strengths is our commitment to the overall well-being of the children and families we serve. We pride ourselves in being able to provide counseling services to students as well as workshops for parents by certified mental health professionals. These services aid students manage internal and external stressors so they can better maximize learning and experience growth. Parental education services are also provided as part of a comprehensive support for students’ social and emotional health. Hodori Program’s other services are as below;

  • Field Trips: Field Trips and event are an important, enriching part of the Hodori program. All Field Trips are provided at least 3 times for free.
  • Counseling – My Private Time: Children Counselor/bilingual Art Therapist, will offer individualized and group counseling and art therapy to students on site during the after-school. The counselor also provides counseling and support services to their parents and primary caregivers. In both settings, students learn how to formulate opinions, create arguments, critically analyze different perspectives and clearly express those ideas.
  • Parent-Teacher Conference: Parental involvement is a key part of the design and delivery of the Hodori program. Hodori staff continually engages parents on a regular basis to ensure parent knowledge of student progress and follow up with special needs of the families.
  • Performance at various cultural events: the children have the opportunity to perfume in KAFSC Annual Gala, The End of Hodori Event to express their talents to have learned through choice classes.
For more information, please contact Mi Jung You, Hodori Program Director, at 718.460.3801 ext.18

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