Youth Development

West Oakland Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP)


The SYEP is a 6-week summer sports and academic enrichment program for elementary and middle school youth between the ages of ages 5-13. SYEP provides basketball and soccer sports camps, art and performing arts camp, and academic enrichment. The camps are held early-July to mid-August.
NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the SYEP has been cancelled for Summer 2020.
Call (510) 835-8683 for more information

After School Soccer & Technology Program (AS&T)

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In addition to the SYEP Soccer Camp, soccer for youth operates throughout the school year. Prescott-Joseph also offers 8-week Fall and Winter seasons for its West Oakland Seals Soccer team program. Students not only learn to play soccer, but they receive tutoring and homework assistance. Healthy snacks are provided each day.

Ralph Francis Youth Mentoring & Technology Program (YMTP)

Founded by Ralph Francis, Esq., this new program to PJC, will provide tutoring, mentoring and academic enrichment to middle school aged African-American males.  

English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)













Free ESL classes are held every Saturday from 9:30am-12pm. Enrollment required. Please call for more information or to enroll. Space is limited to 8 students.


This is a 10-week youth soccer team varying from ages 6-14. They are categorized in 2-3 teams: Under 12, Under 10 and Under 8. The teams play recreational division of Jack London Youth soccer league, Saturday's and some Sunday's at fields in Oakland, Berkeley and Alameda. West Oakland residents are encouraged to apply!


Kahn Academy Computer Program 

To assist in the improvement of literacy and mathematics skills, PJC implements the Kahn Academy Computer Program during the summer months as well as our after-school program. The Kahn Academy Computer Program is available to support youth in continuing to foster literacy and strengthen mathematics skills. Homework assistance will also be provided. To register, please call (510) 835-8683 and ask for Maria. *Space is limited.