After School Programs

The LeaderShop’s After School Programs provide quality educational and individual support to the youth in the program through learning and enrichment opportunities, as well as development of successful and continuing friendships with peers and adult role models.

➔ Fees: $10 registration fee for all programs of The LeaderShop
➔ $10 – 20 monthly tuition fee (adjustments can be made as necessary)

After School Program at La Grange Community Center

3:30 – 5:00 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 200 Washington Ave, La Grange

And 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Wednesdays at The LeaderShop Office

Matt Schiavone, Program Coordinator


During the school year, this after school program invites students in K through 8th grade to receive assistance with their homework and additional academic support from adult and high school volunteers. After an hour of homework (or other educational related activity such as reading, flash cards, etc), students participate in social and recreational activities, crafts and community service projects.

After School Program at The LeaderShop Office

3:30 – 5:00 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4903 S. Willow Springs, La Grange

Cat LeBeau, Program Coordinator

This program is available to all youth living in The LeaderShop service area enrolled in K through 8th grades. During the school year, high school and community adult volunteers are paired with students to focus on homework completion and improving academic skills. The program helps participants develop positive study habits and improve grades, as well as providing individual support. The program also provides a meaningful experience for the volunteer tutors.


 After School Program at Graves Elementary School

2:45 – 4:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6021 S. 74th Avenue, Summit

Danielle Sanchez, Program Coordinator


Located at Otis P. Graves Elementary School, this program is available to 1st – 8th graders in School District 104. The first hour of the program is dedicated to homework and improving academics. The last hour is group activities led by the program coordinator.