Hudson Bluehawk Nation Afterschool Program (HBN ASP)


Funding for the HBN ASP comes from various resources, including those who generously volunteer their time.

The majority of our funding is provided by grants such as 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) program, My Brother's Keeper, Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties Advantage Grants and Extended School Day/School Violence Prevention Grant (ESD/SVP).

Local Foundation Grants: The following have made monetary donations for our program:  Richard & Terez Abatecola Foundation, Bank of Greene County, Berkshire/Taconic Foundation, Children’s Foundation of Columbia County, Columbia County Youth Bureau, Columbia-Greene Federal Credit Union, Galvan Foundation, Alexander & Marjorie Hover Foundation, Hudson River Bank & Trust Foundation, Investments In Youth, Rheinstrom Hill Community Foundation, Stewarts Shops and Taconic, Inc.

Community Partners

The HBN ASP coordinates services with the following agencies:

Bard College ~ HHS mentoring and Dream to Achieve summer camp
Catholic Charities ~ Positive Me and Fit & Fun
Chatham Film Club/Crandell Theatre
Clermont Farms ~ gardening and harvesting
Columbia County Youth Bureau ~ tennis club
Cornell Cooperative Extension ~ 4-H Programs, gardening, & robotics
Columbia Memorial Health ~ Scrub Club ~ introduction to careers in health field
Columbia Opportunities ~ ESL services, homework help and family workshops
Greenport Garden Club ~ Jr. Gardening
Hawthorne Valley Farm ~ visits to farm twice a week/Cooking Classes
Hudson Opera House ~ arts and cultural activities
Katchkie Farm/Sylvia Center ~ farm to table nutrition program
NYS Firemen’s Home ~ Intergenerational Club ~ 2 visits weekly
NYS Firemen’s Home Museum ~ local history projects
Perfect Ten ~ STEM Programming ~ internships
REACH Center ~ Girls Circle
Sloop Club ~ students building a sloop to be launched in the Hudson River
Whittier Adult Home ~ gardening and crafts with senior citizens
YES (Youth Employment Services) ~ job readiness skills and internships

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call HBN ASP Program Director Kathy Clark at 518-828-4360, ext. 8306 or Assistant Program Director Mike Fulton at 518-828-4360, ext. 8320.