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Purpose Learning Lab
STEAM & ROBOTICS
After School Program

"Cultivating the Next Generation of Innovators, Leaders, and World Changers"

Purpose Learning Lab provides a warm, caring environment beyond school hours where your children have the opportunity to play with school friends and get homework out of the way. We specialize in STEAM Education, Robotics, Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Mental Health and Wellness. 

 

The mission of PLL is to educate, empower, and impact the lives of children and families in the community by providing affordable after school care, a safe environment for children to flourish, provide enrichment, and prepare students for the 21st Century.

S- Science

T- Technology

E- Entrepreneurship & Engineering

A-Arts

M- Math & Mental Health

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Grades K-3

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Grades 4-8

Step One: Complete After School Registration

(Required for Every Participant)

Step Two: Apply for a needs based scholarship by August 1, 2023. Please be advised that funding is limited and issued on a first come, first served basis.( Please submit your most recent tax return, attach your two most recent check stubs, proof of ID, SSN, Unemployment, 1040, disability documents, and explain current hardship in the comment sections. If Step 2 is not needed please proceed to step 3)

Please Download and fill out The Annual Income Form Before Completing the Scholarship Application

Option Two: Download The Scholarship Application

All After School Scholarship Applications paired with annual income form & supporting documents are due by August 1, 2023. Registration is still required for all students who are waiting on scholarship notification letters.

 

Step Three: Book With Ease
After School
Monthly Tuition and/or
STEAM Day Camp RSVP

  All After School Payments are due on the 28th of every month for all DPS Students and the 9th for all Charter/Private School School students. All full time students will receive a recurring invoice. Please watch out for a Welcome Email from purposeiswaiting@gmail.com that includes additional required forms. If you attended after-school last year, please request our new 4-page registration document.

All tuition/recurring invoice questions should be directed crystal@purposelearninglab.org

2023-2024 After School Schedule 


2023-2024 Afterschool Program Closings 

August 21-25, 2023 Wacky Tacky Week "Bonus Camp Week"


September 4, 2023 Labor Day

 

November 10, 2023 Veteran's Day

November 22-24, 2023 Thanksgiving Vacation

 

December 20-January 1, 2024 (Mental Health/ WinterVacation)

January 15, 2024, Martin Luther King

March 25-29, 2024 Spring Break/Closed Wellness Escape 

April 10, 2024 STEAM Day Camp  

Suffering in Silence Walk Through Museum- The Haven 360 Project 

May 24 & 27, 2024, Memorial Day (Friday- Monday)

June 7, 2024, Last Day of School Closed

June 7 , 2024 Summer Camp Training Day 9:00AM-12:00PM

June 19, 2024, Juneteenth

July 1-5, 2024, Summer Vacation/ Closed Wellness Escape

2023-2024 STEAM DAY CAMPS (DPS Teacher Workdays)

 

9/25/2023 -8am-5:30pm 

11/1/2023  -8am-5:30pm 

11/7/2023  -8am-5:30pm

1/2/2024- 8am-5:30pm

2/19/2024 88am-5:30pm 

4/1/2024-8am-5:30pm 

4/10/2024- 8am-5:30pm

2023-2024 STEM Early Release Days

10/11/23 -12:00-5:30pm

2/16/2023  -12:00-5:30pm

3/8/2023  -12:00-5:30pm

4/26/2024-12:00-5:30pm

5/10/2024-12:00-5:30pm

FALL 4-H DATES

September 9/25/23 @4pm

October 30, 2023 @4pm

November 27, 2023 @4pm

2023-2024 Museum of Life & Science Days

(Parents are Welcomed to Chaperone )

Friday September 8, 2023 3-6pm (Pick up @ Museum)

Friday October 13, 2023 3-6pm (Pick up @ Museum)

Friday November 17, 2023 3-6pm(Pick up @ Museum)

December 6, 2023 3-6pm (Pick up @ Museum)

NCCU PARADE 11/4/ 23 ( Uniform Order Due 10/1/2023)

 

The Haven 360 Project Silent Launch Walk Through Museum & Turkey Drive : Sunday  November 11/19/23 

2023-2024 Family Programs 

Quarterly Mom's Night Out- October 2023 /December 2023 /March 2024/ May 2024/ Dates TBD

"Teen Retreat" Overnight Family Camping Trip"- May 24-27, 2024


18th Annual Family & Friends Trip "Ocean Breeze Water Park and/or Kings Dominion"- July 19, 2024 / VA Beach Day July 20, 2024
 

Meet our Senior & Teen Liberation Leaders
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Quarterly Enrichment Clubs

Q1- September-November 2023

M- STEAM Infused Labs/ 4H

T- Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

W- Wellness Wednesday & SEL Groups ( Boy Scouts/Character Education/ Drug Abuse & Prevention/ The Empress Haven Self-Esteem Workshop)

R- Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

F- Hope, Heal, & Design

Q-2 Clubs- December -February 2024

M- STEAM Infused Labs/ 4H

T-Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

W- Wellness Wednesday & SEL Groups ( Boy Scouts/Character Education/ Drug Abuse & Prevention/ The Empress Haven Self-Esteem Workshop)

R- Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

F- HD Drones 

Q-3 March-May 2024

M- STEAM Infused Labs/ 4H

T- Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

W- Wellness Wednesday & SEL Groups ( Boy Scouts/Character Education/ Drug Abuse & Prevention/ The Empress Haven Self-Esteem Workshop)

R- Intensive Learning Groups (Math & Literacy Lab)

F- Edible Education

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