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Children’s after school programs are a way for educators and mentors to transform and elevate the quality of education that students are receiving in the classroom. A variety of after school programs are available for students, including religious youth groups, study groups, sports teams and tutoring. Activity based, recreational programs offer children a playful outlet, rather than the more educational curriculum-based tutoring programs. Be sure to understand some terms before going to visit the private and public after school programs that are available in your local community.

  • Mentor – A trusted person who acts as a teacher providing leadership, guidance, counseling and support to youth. Often mentoring troubled or under privelaged youth, mentors also sponsor and support families.
  • Community-based organization - Referring to youth clubs in the local community, these organizations can also include local sports clubs, a law enforcement group, an arts council or even a fraternal organization like a rotary club.
  • Recreation – After school recreation programs are not academic in nature, but rather allow students a chance to play, be creative, interact with others and learn specific skills. Recreational programs commonly include sporting activity and creative outlets, like music, dance and art classes. Summer and sports camps commonly involve a lot of recreational activity, whereas educational based programs generally involve more studying.
  • Tutor – A person that is employed to instruct an individual or group in learning a certain curriculum. Students often utilize private tutors in subjects where they struggle to grasp the material or concepts that are presented by the teacher. Tutors help students excel is all academic subjects, including reading, math, English and science.
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    Inspireworks Enrichment
    11 Magnolia St., Wilbraham, MA 01095
    Offers curriculum based after school programming and birthday party entertainment. Check out our various activities and educational programs. During the summer months we run Weekend Wilderness; a weekend campout program designed to introduce children to
    (413) 210-8982
    Lucky Ducky Daycare
    98 Union St, Norfolk, MA 02056
    Lucky Ducky daycare is an outstanding program that offers, licensed child care! This program includes, Before & after school care for grades K-5, Summer camp, Pre-School and Pre-k curriculum.
    (508) 528-2626
    Master Parella's Martial Arts Centers
    231 Voice Rd, Carle Place, NY 11514
    We aim to help you begin with your exercise and work out plans. Get off the sofa today and run your way through of having a great body. Be healthy today and get your kids involved too.
    (516) 739-8888
    South Windsor KinderCare
    494 Chapel Rd, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (860) 282-1379
    Manchester Racquet Club Inc
    404 W Center St, Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 646-8860
    Manchester KinderCare
    481 Spring St, Manchester, CT 06040
    (860) 646-1610
    Newington KinderCare
    143 Pascone Pl, Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 665-0729
    Glastonbury KinderCare
    30 Nutmeg Ln, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-9310
    New Britain Rock Cats
    230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain, CT 06051
    (860) 224-8383
    Simsmore Tennis LLC
    530 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 651-7900
    Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club
    94 Brickyard Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
    (860) 677-2489
    Farmington KinderCare
    35 South Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
    (860) 677-1810
    Berlin Little League Petit Field
    33 Colonial Dr, Berlin, CT 06037
    (860) 829-1281
    Enfield Tennis Club
    226 Shaker Rd, Enfield, CT 06082
    (860) 698-6503
    Little League Baseball Eastern Regional Center
    335 Mix St, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 585-4730


    Children's after school programs are vital to proper growth and development, as well as proper social interaction skills. Children's after school programs include such services as academic, care, reading, free, religion, Christian, karate, tutoring, teaching, child care, daycare, private, summer, math, english, early childhood and preschools services. Schools and learning centers sponsor after school programs, sometimes through initiative grants from local government. Kids require a certain amount of physical activity per day, through sports, recreational activities and exercise. They also need to keep busy, especially if their parents work long hours. After school programs can offer all sorts of activities, arts, creative play, music, therapy, counseling, languages, sports, leisure, fitness, culture, science topics, leadership skills, future employment skills, politics, world and international events, global issues and just plain fun. Check out your local community center or school to inquire about such government initiative programs for your child. Many after school programs have extended hours into the afternoon and evening for the youth of the community. Many schools offer extended day programs, offering themed activities and fitness fun. Ask your child's school about any such programs. Inquire about any educational workshops offered, whether for parents or children. Such workshops can be offered at libraries, community centers and schools to give parents and children education advice and support. You can also find children's after school programs by looking in your local phone book or by searching online directories. Ask other parents for advice and recommendations as well. So whether you are looking to enroll a child in a kids development, learning, recreation, arts or other academic childrens after school program, make sure you choose the one that is right for you.
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