Introducing "Learning Pods"!

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, youth serving organizations around the country have modified their in-person programs to adapt to the new remote learning taking place in schools. Learning Pods are small groups of students (usually 8-12) who study together in person, in a supervised location outside the classroom. Learning Pods offer a similar classroom structured experience, with the standard curriculum being offered virtually by the public school system. These Learning Pods offer working parents the peace-of-mind that comes from knowing their children are being supervised and keeping up with their studies.

In an effort to assist the youth in our communities, FSCAA and United Way of Delaware have joined forces and have opened several Learning Pod sites throughout the state of Delaware. The sites serve youth ages 5-18 years of age with remote learning and tutorial assistance at specified times in several locations throughout the state. There is no cost to the parent. Youth participating in our remote connectivity programs are served breakfast and lunch at no additional cost. Youth also participate in enrichment activities that reinforce and complement the school’s academic program. Enrichment may include but is not limited to, positive youth development strategies, recreation, prevention, nutrition activities and STEM.

In addition to the remote connectivity portion of the program is tutoring. Tutoring is provided by certified teachers or teachers in training and is offered virtually or in-person depending on preference. All parents that seek tutoring assistance for their child will be scheduled by appointments only!!!


  • Register for Services with First State CAA by clicking HERE.

  • Once your registration is received, the Program Coordinator will be in touch to complete the registration process.

Hours of Operation

  • Hours vary by site location, once enrolled, program coordinator will supply the site location and times

  • FSCAA follows the school calendar, and will be closed on the days there is no school unless otherwise noted, in addition sites will be closed any time FSCAA is closed (Calendar Provided)


  • Parents must provide transportation to and from the program


  • Due to funding received through various partners, there is no cost to the parent, however parents are expected to participate in their child’s educational experience and attend meetings held once per month.


  • Light breakfast provided

  • Lunch provided

  • *(Please notify Program Coordinator of any food allergies at time of enrollment)


  • Student Report Cards will be collected each marking period to measure student outcomes for academic performance.