Joshua Group of Harrisburg

Joshua Group of Harrisburg Joshua Group is a mentoring organization seeking to provide hope and support for at-risk youth primarily through educational and vocational opportunities.
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We're a 501(C)3 organization and a Program Partner with The United Way of the Capital Region. Joshua Group is a 501(C)3 organization and a Program Partner with The United Way of the Capital Region.

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Joshua Group would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Penn National Insurance for their incredibly generous donation to su...
05/11/2021

Joshua Group would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Penn National Insurance for their incredibly generous donation to support our Preschool Program. Penn National Insurance has been a committed supporter of Joshua Group and believing in our goal to end poverty through education and we are grateful for their partnership. Thank you Penn National for being committed to the children and families in our community!

Joshua Group would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Penn National Insurance for their incredibly generous donation to support our Preschool Program. Penn National Insurance has been a committed supporter of Joshua Group and believing in our goal to end poverty through education and we are grateful for their partnership. Thank you Penn National for being committed to the children and families in our community!

Happy Mother’s Day from all of our staff and students! Being a mom is not always easy, but there’s no more important job...
05/07/2021

Happy Mother’s Day from all of our staff and students! Being a mom is not always easy, but there’s no more important job in the world. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, we are thankful for you!

Happy Mother’s Day from all of our staff and students! Being a mom is not always easy, but there’s no more important job in the world. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, we are thankful for you!

A perfect day to learn how to jump rope! #sunnyday #itsspringoutside #preschoolactivities #alwayslearning
04/27/2021

A perfect day to learn how to jump rope!

#sunnyday #itsspringoutside #preschoolactivities #alwayslearning

Preschool fun with creating noodle necklaces and building muscle strength with magnetic color matching! #preschoolactivi...
04/19/2021

Preschool fun with creating noodle necklaces and building muscle strength with magnetic color matching!

#preschoolactivities #alwayslearning #creativeminds

Each summer for 8 weeks, over 150 students from the Allison Hill neighborhood come to the Joshua Learning Center for our...
04/15/2021

Each summer for 8 weeks, over 150 students from the Allison Hill neighborhood come to the Joshua Learning Center for our Summer Learning Program. This program is designed not only to stem summer learning losses, but to provide a safe nurturing environment filled with creative enrichment opportunities for our students.

#summerlearning #accesstoeducation #educationiskey #harrisburgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

Each summer for 8 weeks, over 150 students from the Allison Hill neighborhood come to the Joshua Learning Center for our Summer Learning Program. This program is designed not only to stem summer learning losses, but to provide a safe nurturing environment filled with creative enrichment opportunities for our students.

#summerlearning #accesstoeducation #educationiskey #harrisburgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

During this spring weather, it’s important to take time out to feed the birds. 😁🐦#creativelearning #preschoolactivities ...
04/14/2021

During this spring weather, it’s important to take time out to feed the birds. 😁🐦

#creativelearning #preschoolactivities #alwayslearning

During this spring weather, it’s important to take time out to feed the birds. 😁🐦

#creativelearning #preschoolactivities #alwayslearning

We had such a beautiful week this past week that our PreK and Kindergarten classes spent a lot of time outside soaking u...
04/13/2021

We had such a beautiful week this past week that our PreK and Kindergarten classes spent a lot of time outside soaking up the beauty of Spring. Hoping for more warm days ahead! 🌸🌻🪴
#outsidelearning #springisherefinally #alwayslearning

Our kindergarteners had an exciting celebration of 100 days of school last week! Lots of creating and counting in 100s.....
04/07/2021

Our kindergarteners had an exciting celebration of 100 days of school last week! Lots of creating and counting in 100s...and complete with our kindergarten teacher dressed as 100!

#100thdayofschool #100daysofkindergarten #celebratelearning

A beautiful day requires lots of sun and chalk drawings for our preschoolers.#sunnyday #springweather #preschoolersandch...
04/06/2021

A beautiful day requires lots of sun and chalk drawings for our preschoolers.

#sunnyday #springweather #preschoolersandchalk #allisonhill

A beautiful day requires lots of sun and chalk drawings for our preschoolers.

#sunnyday #springweather #preschoolersandchalk #allisonhill

The alphabet is a lot more fun when building it into a tower. 🙌💙#preschoolactivities #alphabetfun #alwayslearning
03/25/2021

The alphabet is a lot more fun when building it into a tower. 🙌💙

#preschoolactivities #alphabetfun #alwayslearning

The alphabet is a lot more fun when building it into a tower. 🙌💙

#preschoolactivities #alphabetfun #alwayslearning

Have you seen our Spring Newsletter yet? Click the link to read about the most recent things happening at Joshua Group.h...
03/24/2021

Have you seen our Spring Newsletter yet? Click the link to read about the most recent things happening at Joshua Group.

https://conta.cc/3chlGUy

Have you seen our Spring Newsletter yet? Click the link to read about the most recent things happening at Joshua Group.

https://conta.cc/3chlGUy

Our preschoolers spent some time sorting their sensory bins in groups of the same color and the same shapes. They are al...
03/17/2021

Our preschoolers spent some time sorting their sensory bins in groups of the same color and the same shapes. They are always learning. 💜

#alwayslearning #kindergartenreadiness #accesstoeducation

Our full-day kindergarten program is offered at no charge to graduates of our Preschool Program or other at-risk student...
03/15/2021

Our full-day kindergarten program is offered at no charge to graduates of our Preschool Program or other at-risk students within the Harrisburg School District. We have designed our program to have a strong academic curriculum in reading, math and science and include opportunities for creative expression and physical and social development in order to prepare our students to be successful in first grade.

#kindergartenprogram #accesstoeducation #educationiskey #harrisburgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

Our full-day kindergarten program is offered at no charge to graduates of our Preschool Program or other at-risk students within the Harrisburg School District. We have designed our program to have a strong academic curriculum in reading, math and science and include opportunities for creative expression and physical and social development in order to prepare our students to be successful in first grade.

#kindergartenprogram #accesstoeducation #educationiskey #harrisburgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

When you can’t play in the sand outdoors... we bring it indoors. ☀️🏖 #indoorsand #kindergartenlife #alwayslearning
03/12/2021

When you can’t play in the sand outdoors... we bring it indoors. ☀️🏖

#indoorsand #kindergartenlife #alwayslearning

Work hard... play hard! 💙💛
03/11/2021

Work hard... play hard! 💙💛

Working on the Letter G today... G for green and G for glue. 💚🙌#alwayslearning #preschoolactivities #allisonhill #access...
03/09/2021

Working on the Letter G today... G for green and G for glue. 💚🙌

#alwayslearning #preschoolactivities #allisonhill #accesstoeducation

Our preschoolers working with shaving cream in our sensory bins. #alwayslearning  #preschoolatwork #developmentalplay
03/05/2021

Our preschoolers working with shaving cream in our sensory bins. #alwayslearning #preschoolatwork #developmentalplay

Our J-Crew After-School program aims to reduce educational gaps, improve academic achievement, and help in making positi...
03/04/2021

Our J-Crew After-School program aims to reduce educational gaps, improve academic achievement, and help in making positive life decisions to enable students to successfully graduate from high school and pursue post secondary education or vocational training.

#accesstoeducation #educationiskey #hbgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

Our J-Crew After-School program aims to reduce educational gaps, improve academic achievement, and help in making positive life decisions to enable students to successfully graduate from high school and pursue post secondary education or vocational training.

#accesstoeducation #educationiskey #hbgcity #allisonhill #supportcommunity

Our kindergarten class celebrated “Read Across America Day” with a Wacky Wednesday! 😁#ReadAcrossAmericaDay #WackyWednesd...
03/03/2021

Our kindergarten class celebrated “Read Across America Day” with a Wacky Wednesday! 😁

#ReadAcrossAmericaDay #WackyWednesday #kindergartenrocks

Learning the letter S means painting fake snakes. And of course S is for spring, which is hopefully coming soon!#prescho...
03/02/2021

Learning the letter S means painting fake snakes. And of course S is for spring, which is hopefully coming soon!

#preschoolactivities #theletterS #alwayslearning #kindergartenreadiness

For our students that are enrolled in virtual or hybrid learning this year, we have been able to work with them at our J...
02/25/2021

For our students that are enrolled in virtual or hybrid learning this year, we have been able to work with them at our Joshua Learning Center each day. This has been a tough year for so many students, and they need additional support now, more than ever before.

Thank you for continuing to support our students and our efforts at Joshua Group. We are so grateful for this community and the difference your support make in the lives of our students each day.

joshuagroup.org

For our students that are enrolled in virtual or hybrid learning this year, we have been able to work with them at our Joshua Learning Center each day. This has been a tough year for so many students, and they need additional support now, more than ever before.

Thank you for continuing to support our students and our efforts at Joshua Group. We are so grateful for this community and the difference your support make in the lives of our students each day.

joshuagroup.org

Getting creative with kinetic sand... which gives the freedom to learn and use their imagination in their own unique way...
02/24/2021

Getting creative with kinetic sand... which gives the freedom to learn and use their imagination in their own unique way.

#alwayslearning #creativeminds #kindergartenreadiness

Our Preschool Program is designed to meet the needs of Allison Hill students, ages 3-5, who have been on the wait list f...
02/23/2021

Our Preschool Program is designed to meet the needs of Allison Hill students, ages 3-5, who have been on the wait list for Head Start but are unable to receive admission. We focus on Kindergarten-readiness: academic and social development and pre-reading, to ensure our students are fully prepared for Kindergarten. We offer this to over 50 students each year free of charge.

#preschoolinthecity #kindergartenreadiness #educationmatters #accesstoeducation

Our Preschool Program is designed to meet the needs of Allison Hill students, ages 3-5, who have been on the wait list for Head Start but are unable to receive admission. We focus on Kindergarten-readiness: academic and social development and pre-reading, to ensure our students are fully prepared for Kindergarten. We offer this to over 50 students each year free of charge.

#preschoolinthecity #kindergartenreadiness #educationmatters #accesstoeducation

Our preschool teacher says her favorite part of each day is lunch... because then she gets to see each of our students’ ...
02/22/2021

Our preschool teacher says her favorite part of each day is lunch... because then she gets to see each of our students’ smiling faces. 💙💛

#preschoollove #soovercovid #harrisburgcommunity #allisonhill

Our preschool teacher says her favorite part of each day is lunch... because then she gets to see each of our students’ smiling faces. 💙💛

#preschoollove #soovercovid #harrisburgcommunity #allisonhill

For many of our Joshua students that have had to take classes virtually this year, we have been able to support them eac...
02/15/2021

For many of our Joshua students that have had to take classes virtually this year, we have been able to support them each week at our Learning Center with our support staff and mentors. This has been a tough year for so many students, and we, along with the community are trying to continue to meet this ongoing need.

#weareinthistogether #communitysupport #harrisburgcommunity

For many of our Joshua students that have had to take classes virtually this year, we have been able to support them each week at our Learning Center with our support staff and mentors. This has been a tough year for so many students, and we, along with the community are trying to continue to meet this ongoing need.

#weareinthistogether #communitysupport #harrisburgcommunity

“V is for Valentines”. Happy Valentines Day from our students at Joshua Group. 💕#preschoolvalentines #allisonhill #alway...
02/12/2021

“V is for Valentines”. Happy Valentines Day from our students at Joshua Group. 💕

#preschoolvalentines #allisonhill #alwayslearning

“V is for Valentines”. Happy Valentines Day from our students at Joshua Group. 💕

#preschoolvalentines #allisonhill #alwayslearning

Our preschool students had fun exploring snowflakes earlier this week... Looking at snow through the eyes of science and...
02/11/2021

Our preschool students had fun exploring snowflakes earlier this week... Looking at snow through the eyes of science and creativity. ❄️🔬 #letitsnow #alwayslearning #preschoolfun

Each year we have over 150 students in our Tuition Scholarship program who commit to work hard in their classes, attend ...
02/09/2021

Each year we have over 150 students in our Tuition Scholarship program who commit to work hard in their classes, attend our After-School program, and maintain good attendance. This past year, our students have continued to go above and beyond. We have extraordinary students doing extraordinary things.🌟

#exceptionalstudents #educationfocused #educationalopportunities #educationiskey

Each year we have over 150 students in our Tuition Scholarship program who commit to work hard in their classes, attend our After-School program, and maintain good attendance. This past year, our students have continued to go above and beyond. We have extraordinary students doing extraordinary things.🌟

#exceptionalstudents #educationfocused #educationalopportunities #educationiskey

02/08/2021

Listening to our PreK students grow and develop through music is a perfect way to start a Monday. 💙💛

#preschoolersrock #allisonhill #musicmondays

“This land was made for you and me.”#preschoolersrock #lovewhatyoudo #allisonhill #community 🖤🤎💛
01/22/2021

“This land was made for you and me.”

#preschoolersrock #lovewhatyoudo #allisonhill #community 🖤🤎💛

“This land was made for you and me.”

#preschoolersrock #lovewhatyoudo #allisonhill #community 🖤🤎💛

01/18/2021
Our preschoolers are consistently learning through creative play. Getting them prepared for kindergarten! #preschoolgoal...
01/13/2021

Our preschoolers are consistently learning through creative play. Getting them prepared for kindergarten!

#preschoolgoals #alwayslearning #preschoolersrock

Every donation makes an impact for our students at Joshua Group. You can make an impact by providing access to education...
12/29/2020
This Christmas - Give the Gift of Education

Every donation makes an impact for our students at Joshua Group. You can make an impact by providing access to education to at-risk students in Harrisburg. Click to read about a family in our community and how we are impacting families in Allison Hill.

Consider giving the gift of education for a Harrisburg student in need Helping one child is noble. Helping two or three is heroic. What if you could help an entire family? And all it took was sendi

Read Contessa's story and the impact your support makes for our students and families at Joshua Group...
12/23/2020
This Christmas - Give the Gift of Education

Read Contessa's story and the impact your support makes for our students and families at Joshua Group...

Consider giving the gift of education for a Harrisburg student in need Helping one child is noble. Helping two or three is heroic. What if you could help an entire family? And all it took was sendi

Our staff has been busy this week putting together over 125 Christmas bags and have been delivering each one personally ...
12/16/2020

Our staff has been busy this week putting together over 125 Christmas bags and have been delivering each one personally to our student’s homes. We are blessed with the most incredible staff and volunteers at Joshua Group. ❤️🎄

Address

1442 Market St
Harrisburg, PA
17103

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(717) 236-4464

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Kids will make the BIGGEST bubbles of their lives -- FREE -- in Harrisburg, Monday, Sept. 2 with Grandpop Bubbles... 190902- Free Bubble Festival at Harrisburg's "Kipona"
Kids will make the BIGGEST bubbles of their lives -- FREE -- at the 190902- Free Bubble Festival at Harrisburg's "Kipona" with Grandpop Bubbles.