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Lighthouse Academy at Newburg


The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg provides a free after school program for elementary and middle school students from the Newburg area in Louisville, KY.  We focus on homework completion, reading, and math tutoring.  After homework and tutoring, children may participate in any of our free enrichment programs:

  • Instrumental Music & Choir
  • Karate
  • Boys & Girls Mentoring Programs
  • Gardening
  • 4-H Club
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Every 1 Reads Program
  • Basketball & Cheerleading
  • Junior Achievement

Our free after school program runs from 2:30pm-6:30pm Monday-Thursday during the school year.  We provide snacks and homework assistance for Middle School from 2:45pm-5:00pm and Elementary from 3:45pm-5:30pm.  Enrichment activities are from 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Click here for the most recent calendar for the after school program.

Summer Program:
Our 4 week summer day program includes field trips to area attractions, theme based activities to retain academic skills, and projects.  It's a safe, welcoming place for your child to have fun and learn!  For more information, call Dr. Ophelia Scott at 502-964-5909. 

Youth Mentoring Programs:
Boys-2-Men Mentoring for boys 9-18.  Contact Thomas Overall 502-500-3343
HALO Mentoring for girls 9-18.  Contact
Cynthia Overall 502-500-3343

GED Program:
The Lighthouse Community Center
partners with Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) to offer a GED program at the Lighthouse.  The program runs Monday through Thursday from 9am to 12pm.  For more information or to register, call JCPS at 502-485-3400 or visit the JCPS website.

Visit our website at www.thelighthousecenter.org