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    Safe Harbor Out-of-School Time Programming

    Holistic Development for All.

    Safe Harbor is an out-of-school time program
    which inspires excellence in leadership
    and academic skills of students through
    collaboration with families, school officials
    and community partners.

    Safe Harbor provides an educational environment that is inclusive, engaging, holistic, and culturally responsive. 

    All Michigan City students are eligible for participation.

    Elementary and PreK After School Enrichment
    3:00-6:00 pm Monday- Friday
    Knapp, Edgewood, Joy, Lake Hills, Marsh, Coolspring, Little Wolves
    $30.00 per month per student
    Elementary Before School Care
    6:00-8:30 am Monday- Friday
    Morning care is available at Knapp, Joy, Marsh, and Edgewood schools. Spots are very limited.
    $1.50 per half-hour per child
    Financial assistance available by application

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    Middle School Club Discovery 
    2:15-5:00 pm Monday - Thursday
     Barker & Krueger Middle Schools 
    Free Service.
    Transportation home from Club Discovery at 5:00 PM is available for students in the bus area beginning after Labor Day.

    Club Explore
    High School Club Explore
    2:15-5:00 pm Monday - Thursday
    Michigan City High School
    Free Service. 
    Transportation home from Club Explore at 5:00 PM is available for students in the bus area beginning after Labor Day.

    Enrichment Opportunities:

    Music- Art- Dance with Lubeznik Center for the Arts

    Fitness & Wellness

    Citizenship & Service Learning

    Homework Time

    Robotics- Horticulture-Cooking

    Crafts & Creative Writing

    College and Career Readiness 

    Safe Harbor is proud to be a 21st Century Community Learning Center and to partner with Michigan City Area Schools, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, LaPorte County YMCA, Dunebrook Nurturing Parents, Purdue University Northwest, the Michigan City Public Library, Museum of Science and Industry, and Challenger Learning Center.
    No student will be denied Safe Harbor services based on lack of payment. We appreciate your monthly contribution to the sustainability of Safe Harbor. Fee collection is directly linked to the Safe Harbor overall budget. Therefore, fee collection is essential to the program’s sustainability.
    Registration Forms are completed online. Click on the link for Registration Forms in the left sidebar.
    For additional information, please contact the Safe Harbor Office:

    Brenda Johnstone, Program Coordinator (219) 873-2026 Ext. 8750 bjohnstone@educatemc.net

    Samantha Henry, Program Manager (219) 873-2026 Ext. 8740 shenry03@educatemc.net

    Heather Wright, Office Manager (219) 873-2026 Ext. 8749 hwright@educatemc.net

    Safe Harbor
    100 Manny Court
    Michigan City, IN 46360


    Safe Harbor is grateful for the support of:

    Michigan City Area Schools, INDOE 21st CCLC, The United Way of LaPorte County, The Morgan Foundation, The Unity Foundation of LaPorte County