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HCLC is a 21st  Community Learning Center Site. HCLC is expanding hours to offer a plethora of activities to all high school students, 8th graders, and community members enrichment activities to increase Math, ELA, and Healthy Living Skills. Enrichment activities are available to all students enrolled in Haywood County Schools, private schools

Enrichment OpportunitiesFarm to Table

Haywood Community Learning Center  21st CCLC program will provide a wide array of enrichment opportunities that complement the academic day. Enrichment activities range in academic enrichment to STEM, Arts, Recreation, and Service Learning. All 21st CCLC registered students may participate in any/all enrichment activities offered through the 21st CCLC program at no charge.




Nutritional Snacks and Availability of Drinking Water & Proper Nutrition

All participants will be served a healthy snack when appropriate. This snack will be provided by the various vendors including the Haywood County Schools school nutrition department, which meets the criteria for a healthy and balanced snack. All 21st CCLC participants will have access to water fountains and be provided various breaks for water and restrooms.  Should any participant have a food allergy or any food related issues that need to be addressed, it will be his/her (parents/guardian) responsibility to notify and discuss this with the HCLC staff prior to participation.

 Enrichment Offered:

Healthy Living & Resistance Behaviors –

PEER Ambassadors, FARM TO TABLE, Everyone Matters

Programming will be available as a supplement to the HCLC’s 21st CCLC activities that promotes and educates students and families on dental health, tobacco, drug, and alcohol prevention as well as resistance behaviors. Students will grow vegetables and learn healthy cooking and nutrition habits


Student Leadership and Development Opportunities, Social Skills

The Haywood County 21st CCLC program offers opportunities for students to grow as leaders; to enhance their communication and social skills by meeting new people, experiencing new activities and having opportunities to try new things in a safe environment. Students will engage in risk reduction development to become train the trainers.


The 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st Century) program is a federally funded, state administered grant program authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.1. DPI disburses those funds to local programs through a competitive grant application process.

Please click below tab to review a schedule of weekly activities.

Please contact HCLC at 454-6590 if interested in participation



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  • Haywood Community Learning Center
  • Kyle Ledford, Director
  • 72 Virginia Ave. Waynesville, NC 28786
  • 828-454-6590