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EAST RECREATION/
EASTERN HEIGHTS

After School Care Center

Horizon Education Centers has provided high quality care and education for over 40 years.  If you're looking for after school care, Horizon offers this program for school-aged children during the school year at the East Recreation Center/Eastern Heights in Elyria.  Our programs offer homework help, extracurricular clubs and enriching experiences such as cooking and robotics. Horizon guides children with state standards, assessments and individual learning plans, and we focus on school age enrichment. 

After School: Monday through Friday, 12 - 5:30 p.m.

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Contact Ivy Esser-Whidden
iesser-whidden@horizonohio.org

1101 Prospect Street
Elyria, OH 44035
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PROGRAMS OFFERED

21st Century

21st Century

Science

Science

Lego Robotics

Lego Robotics

Arts

Arts

Field Trips

Field Trips

Academics

Academics

Media and Technology

Media/Technology

Nicolle Bellmore-Pierse

Coordinator, Eastern Heights

EDUCATION Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Mercyhurst College, Master’s Degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University, Master’s Degree in Adult Learning from Walden University

ABOUT Nicolle started off her career working with adults with developmental disabilities before moving on to run a homeless shelter in Lorain County. She came to Horizon in 2011 to start the Ready Set Go…to Kindergarten community collaborative. 

Ivy Esser-Whidden

Site Coordinator, Eastern Heights
EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in Tourism, Leisure and Event Planning from Bowling Green State University 
 
ABOUT Ivy is excited to transition to Horizon from the Elyria Parks and Recreation Summer Camp program. She looks forward to working with and giving back to the community she was raised in.