The Shack

Student Center

The Shack

Rejuvenate Church Student Center

NOW OPEN: Mon. Tue. Thur. 4PM - 6:30PM

FREE Afterschool and Summer Student Center

FOR Anderson County Middle & High School Students!

Want to volunteer?
Volunteers can commit to any day or days they like.

Want to donate?

Your financial giving is changing student’s lives every week. If you would like to donate towards The Student Center please click the button below and you will be directed to our secure giving page. Once on that page select “Student Center” on the giving form and the amount you would like to give.

  • Snacks and drinks (for daily use)
  • Library books (middle school and up)
  • Chromebooks and Laptops.


We are excited to give students in Anderson County a FREE place to complete homework, receive tutoring, and play games such as pool, air hockey, and video games. In order to make our free program a success, we rely on the support of generous individuals and businesses in our community. Any donation is tax-deductible. Your support is critical to the impact of Anderson County students, and we will gladly communicate the progress and impact of our student center, if you wish.

Want to give physically in-person? 

Please contact us at 864-401-8060 Ext 703 or email

Welcome to The Shack Student Center

For The Parents

Dear Parent/Guardian,
We thank you for your interest in The Shack Student Center at Rejuvenate Church. This information will help you understand the expectations within The Shack Student Center.

To begin your involvement, all parents/guardians must:
Thoroughly read this Welcome Letter and Expectations.
Complete our online Application by clicking here or by clicking the link at the very end.

Cost: FREE

We look forward to getting to know you and to helping you find what God has shaped them to be. It will be exciting to watch God at work in you and through your students. “Let the studentren come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” (Luke 18:16)


The Shack Student Center exists to provide educational and recreational opportunities for middle and high school students in Anderson County to provide a sense of belonging and a positive environment.


The Shack Student Center provides Anderson County middle and high school students with a safe place after school and during summer break for snacks, to get help with or finish homework, play games, and to enjoy a positive atmosphere.

The Shack is located in the Anderson Mall on the former Sears hallway. Refer to the yellow star in the map above to see where the Shack is located. The Shack’s address is 3101 N Main St, Unit P06B, Anderson, SC 29621. 


All students are expected to be Checked-In at 4pm and Checked-Out by 6:30pm. 


  • Check-in and Snack Time: 4:00p-4:29p


  • Academic Time: 4:30p-5:15p


  • First Clean Up: 5:15p-5:19p


  • Recreational Time: 5:20p-6:20p


  • Second Clean Up: 6:20p-6:29p


  • Checkout: 6:30p


We are closed on the days that Anderson School District 5 is closed.

The Shack Student Center will follow the COVID-19 guidelines mandated at all Anderson County District schools per the State of South Carolina.

The Shack Student Center will serve 50 students per day.
If The Shack Student Center is at full capacity with 50 students enrolled and attending, any additional students will be placed on a waiting list until a seat opens for them.

On the first day that the student attends The Shack Student Center, the student will be given a student ID card for check-in purposes. Students are required to check-in using their ID card on the days that they will attend The Shack Student Center from that day moving forward. The student ID card is the responsibility of the student.
Check-In begins at 4pm. The student must be checked-in by 4:29pm. At 4:30pm, the doors of The Shack will be closed for security purposes.
The parent/guardian is responsible to pick-up the student each day after check-out at 6:30pm. If he/she is unable to pick-up the student in emergency situations prior to check-out, the emergency contacts provided on the application are able to pick-up the student with a proper picture ID.


No adult is to ever be alone with a student. The adult to student ratio is 10 students per 1 adult.

Nametag stickers are worn by all volunteers after checking in using their issued barcode ID cards. Lanyards that identify the volunteer’s role are also worn by all volunteers after checking in.

Anyone visiting or touring The Shack Student Center must obtain and wear a nametag sticker and be escorted by an Overseer at all times. Any visitor without a nametag sticker will be asked to leave.

All Overseers and volunteers are trained in the following Emergency Areas:

Medical (all overseers are CPR and First Aid trained)
Sick Students
Missing Students
Suicide Intervention
Unusual Incident

Parents/Guardians will be notified under the following circumstances:

A parent/guardian will be called by the Overseer if the student is a danger to herself/himself or other students.

A parent/guardian will be called by the Overseer if there is an emergency situation concerning the student.

A parent/guardian will be called by the Overseer in the event that a student’s behavior becomes totally disruptive and the student refuses to cooperate.

Discipline is establishing boundaries of acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
Students in The Shack build each other up in their words and actions.
Cursing, foul jokes, crude humor, and bullying will not be tolerated in The Shack.
Students in The Shack are good stewards. They take care of the resources around and others belongings around them as if they were their own.
Vandalism, stealing, and damaging others belongings will not be tolerated in The Shack.
Students in The Shack are honorable, respectful, and kind.
Dishonor, disobedience, and disrespect will not be tolerated in The Shack.

Upon the completion of reading this information, please click the button below to fill out The Shack Student Center Application.

We are sent to INSPIRE everyone to DISCOVER and DEVELOP their IDENTITY in

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