Camba Beacon @ I.s.271 - Brooklyn NY School-Age Child Care

1137 Herkimer St, Brooklyn NY 11233
(718) 345-5904

About the Provider


CAMBA's school-based Beacon Community Center at I.S. 271 in Ocean Hill has been administered by CAMBA since 2000. The Beacon at I.S. 271 provides education, recreation, health information, youth development activities, leadership and social services to the children, youth and families of the community. There is an afterschool program for elementary and middle school youth as well as a summer camp for middle school and elementary school-aged youth. Evening activities include “books and basketball,” drumline, martial arts, GED prep and computer café. On Saturdays there is an award winning Archery program along with other offerings for the community. For the past two years, Beacon middle school students have participated in “Tribeca Teaches,” a program of the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and they have created their own short documentary films. The Beacon Center at I.S. 271 serves as a venue for community meetings, health fairs and other special events. The Beacon Community Center at I.S. 271 serves more than 1,200 youth, families and community members each year.

Additional Information:

This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 2/14/2008;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 183
  • License Number: 310819
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Drop-in Care
  • Transportation: To/From School
  • Schools Served: Brooklyn 23 School District
  • District Office: New York City Dept. of Health - Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (718) 222-6399 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2018-04-25 414.14(b) Corrected
Brief Description: Each director and each staff person working an average of twenty (20) or more hours a week must complete a minimum of thirty (30) hours of training every two years. Such training requirements shall also apply to any volunteer in such program who has the potential for regular and substantial contact with children.
2018-04-25 414.14(d) Corrected
Brief Description: The thirty (30) hours of required training must address the following topics:
2018-04-25 414.15(b)(29) Corrected
Brief Description: Mid-point requirements for four-year registration holders. At the two-year calendar date in a four year registration cycle, a program must be in compliance with the following mid-point requirements and be able to show proof of compliance to the Office when requested, as follows:
2017-11-20 414.13(b)(4) Corrected
Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is the subject of an indicated report of child abuse and maltreatment as required by section 414.10(b)(i) of this Part.
2017-11-20 414.13(b)(5) Corrected
Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is listed on the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs, pursuant to Section 495 of the Social Services Law, as required by section 414.10(b)(1)(ii).
2016-01-26 414.8(g) Corrected
Brief Description: Whenever the school-age child care program is in operation and the director is away from the premises, there must be a staff person to act on behalf of the director, who is knowledgeable about the programs operation and policies.

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