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URBAN STRATEGIES  Fannie Barnes SONYC/Afterschool

Urban Strategies, Inc. SONYC Programs 

Urban Strategies , Inc. and the COMPASS NYC’s middle school model, renamed SONYC (School’s Out New York City), serves as a pathway to success for youth in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Structured like clubs, the model offers young people a choice in how they spend their time; provides rigorous instruction in sports and arts; and requires youth leadership through service. The City itself becomes a classroom through trips and opportunities for instruction beyond a traditional learning setting. Programs are offered three hours each day, five days per week.

All programs are SONYC FREE to Middle School aged youth!

there is a fee to participate in the After-school Services

Additional Services Include:

Tutoring Martial Arts, Test Prep, African Drumming, Theater, Step, Dance, Visual Arts, Computers, Basketball, Cheerleading, Spoken Word, Free meals

In order for your child to be apart of our program your child must be:

Within the grades of 6-8

Complete both an Urban Strategies and DYCD registration packet (available at the office and online)

Shenna Ellington

Program Director


Urban Strategies Fannie Barnes SONYC/Afterschool

Hours: Monday – Friday 2:50pm -5:50pm

Address: 255 Atkins Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11208

Contact Us: 718-485-4100 or email

Program Director: Shenna Ellington

Register Online