Good Samaritan Community Services

Out of Service Time (OST)

Out-of-School Time (OST) programs provide youth learning opportunities that complement academic curriculums. These services are offered throughout the school year including seasonal breaks (fall, winter, spring, and summer breaks) most likely at a Good Sam Facility.

For more information about Youth and Teen Services, please contact us at: youth.info@goodsamtx.org

When?

Camp Good Sam: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 3 PM
Out-of-School Time (OST): Monday - Friday, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

WHO?

Grades K-12

A Snapshot of Our Programs

Camp Good Sam

Camp Good Sam

Camp Good Sam is a summer day camp offered to youth as an attempt to address summer learning loss by giving youth a safe place to learn and have fun. A literary-based, thematic learning model guides program delivery, and essential learning questions guide day-to-day lesson plans. Hands-on learning activities paired with an exciting and inviting camp culture keep youth interested and engaged in activities.

Hours: Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm

Grades: 1-12

Youth Advisory Committee

Youth ages 13-17 make up the YAC. This group of teen leaders meets weekly to discern, discuss and respond to issues prevalent in their community. With a goal of promoting youth voice in the 78520-zip code, YAC youth are heavily involved in activities that encourage the development of leadership skills including service-learning projects.

Out-of-School Time (OST)

Provides a safe, fun learning environment where youth can explore their interests, find their creativity, and develop personally. Staff offer such services as homework assistance, educational group activities, team-building tasks, character development curricula, arts programs, STEM education, and field trips to keep youth learning in a safe, informal learning environment. Activities are designed to complement learning taking place during the school day.

Hours: Monday - Friday between the hours of 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Grades: K-12

Find a Youth and Teen Service in Your Area

YTS - San Antonio

For over 70 years, Good Sam’s YTS programs have provided San Antonio’s west side youth with a safe environment where they can experience a sense of belonging, increased self-esteem, and positive peer influence.
$99 / month
  • Asset Building for Clients (ABC)
  • Camp Good Sam
  • College and Career Readiness (CCR)
  • Out-of-School Time (OST)
  • Youth Case Management (YCM)

YTS - Brownsville

Since 2015, Good Sam’s YTS programs have provided Brownsville youth a safe environment where they can experience a sense of belonging, increased self-esteem, and positive peer influence.
$99 / month
  • Asset Building for Clients (ABC)
  • Camp Good Sam
  • Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)