Enrichment and Extended Day (EC)

Before and After School Programs

Whether you are a working parent, want your child to have even more opportunities for social engagement with peers, or both, we have a variety of activities to meet your needs.

Before and After-School Extended Day Programs

Parents may sign-up for the school year for a special price or utilize our “Drop-in” options (see Drop-in pricing below). Early Morning care is available daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Extended Day care is available daily from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Early Morning will be in room 10 and Extended Day will take place in room 14.

Click here to register for Early Morning, Extended Day, and “Drop In!

Drop-in Options

Please pay by clicking here: or in the Early Childhood Center office on the day you wish to “drop in”.

  • Early Morning Care 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. – $ 25
  • Extended Day Care 12 to 1:00 p.m. – $18
  • Extended Day Care 12 to 2:00 p.m.-$36
  • Extended Day Care 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. – $25
  • Extended Day Care 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – $25
  • Full Afternoon Extended Day Care 2:00-5:00 p.m. – $45


After School Enrichment Programs 

Our Enrichment classes are filled with exciting and educational activities for your children. Enrichment’s run Monday through Thursday from 2:10 to 3:00 p.m.

Fall Enrichment Registration

Enrichment Descriptions

Monday - 13 Classes ($325)

English Kindergarten Readiness

This class is designed for our Pre-K Hebrew Emerson class children. Students in this enrichment class will reinforce their Kindergarten readiness skills in the English language. The class will also focus on further development of their social skills, cooperative learning and play techniques. In addition, technology will be utilized when appropriate to foster kindergarten readiness. The children will be engaged in activities utilizing a variety of learning modalities.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range:Pre-K (N3) Hebrew Immersion Student Only
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Bugs & Gardening

Children experience the enriching environment of nature and growth. We get our hands dirty while we plant seeds, explore different kinds of soil, and learn about the ways that seedlings grow

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Science

In this program, children’s curiosity is fueled by the marvels of magnetism, the effects of gravity, and the wonders of light and color.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Young Ninjas USA: Spider Session

For eons, people of the world recoiled in fear at the sight of a spider. But the truth, a spider’s greatest skill is its patience. To earn your yellow headband you must display great patience, just like a spider does as it spins its web and waits for prey to approach. Young Ninjas is a high-energy program introducing children to fundamental martial arts elements, like blocks, kicks, strikes, situational awareness, basic self-defense, and the all important KI-YAH! Through skill training, fun games, creative challenges, and Pad work on foam targets, children develop self-confidence and learn to enjoy being physically active in a non-competitive setting. C'mon, how cool! All classes are non-contact. Each session will include a mix of NEW skills, training games, and challenges, based on a new animal style. KI-YAH!

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Art Inspiration

Let your little ones inner artists evolve while being introduced and exposed to some of the great artists past and present.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Happy Kid Yoga

Yoga is a wonderful way to build strength, balance and flexibility, and to improve focus and confidence in children. A certified yoga instructor will teach your child yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques in this fun and interactive class. Each week new poses will be introduced as characters on a yoga story time adventure. Class ends relaxing to peaceful music. Games, props and visual aids are utilized to engage students. All classes are non-competitive and customized to meet the specific needs of the group.

  • Facilitator: Happy Kid Yoga
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/20
Tuesday- 13 Classes ($325)

Ready, Set, Math!

Ready, set, math is a fun and educational environment that will promote developmental math skills. We provide challenging mathematical concepts and skills such as: counting, skip counting, sorting, number identification, patterns and geometry all through creative math activities. Who knew math could be so fun?

  • Facilitator: Teacher Karen
  • Age Range: Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/8

Science

In this program, children’s curiosity is fueled by the marvels of magnetism, the effects of gravity, and the wonders of light and color.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

Learning Games

Through enjoyable activities such as body movement and games, children will develop the skills necessary for pre-math and reading readiness. Children will be helped to develop skills in the following: oral directions, listening comprehension, sequencing, and letter/ number form discrimination.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/8

Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a national program designed to introduce your child to the game of soccer. This class not only teaches the basic skills of soccer, but it also places a high emphasis on character development, as well.

  • Facilitator: Soccer Shots
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/15

Messy Art

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12
  • Mindful Minds

    Children are naturally intuitive. With guidance, they understand how to develop this valuable way of perceiving life, and relating their inner and outer experiences with confidence. Through a connection of the natural environment and the practice of remaining present through our senses, the children will become aware of being mindful. On a weekly basis, we will practice Mindfulness, through age-appropriate movements, music, and art. The children will build a healthy relationship to their bodies and emotions, and learn ways of self-regulation through, creative themes, picture books, breathing, imagination, and yoga poses. With lots of fun, the children will gain flexibility in mind, body, and spirit.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Science

    In this program, children’s curiosity is fueled by the marvels of magnetism, the effects of gravity, and the wonders of light and color.

  • Facilitator:
  • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
  • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12
  • Wednesday- 11 Classes ($275)

    Animal Encounters-Mix It Up!

    Small Animals, big animals, furry animals, birds, and more! This session will offer a variety of different types of animals from all over the world. Animal Encounters is a one-hour, hands-on class with live, kid-friendly animals. In this fun and gentle learning environment, students learn about the featured animal through a variety of ways, including stories, games, or a related arts/craft project. Come join us this session where you'll meet a variety of new animal friends..

    • Facilitator: ACE Enrichment
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 8/20

    Soccer Shots

    Soccer Shots is a national program designed to introduce your child to the game of soccer. This class not only teaches the basic skills of soccer, but it also places a high emphasis on character development as well.

    • Facilitator: Soccer Shots
    • Age Range: Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/15

    Tot Gourmet

    Our chefs chop, mash, roll, knead, and mix, as they prepare and eat delicious, healthy foods. With every scrumptious cooking activity, they learn to measure, count, and follow directions.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers, Explorers, Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/10/li>
    Thursday- 10 Classes ($250)

    Learning Games

    Through enjoyable activities such as body movement and games, children will develop the skills necessary for pre-math and reading readiness. Children will be helped to develop skills in the following: oral directions, listening comprehension, sequencing, and letter and number form discrimination.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/8

    Messy Art

    The messier the better!! This class gives children an opportunity to play and explore with a variety of art media.

    • Facilitator: Teacher Phoebe
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Music with Ditza

    Recording artist Ditza Zakay, one of the Shirettes, is offering a music enrichment class! The children will explore music through instruments, drumming, puppets, finger play, stories, rhythm, rhymes, creative movement and singing, in both Hebrew and English!

    • Facilitator: Teacher Ditza
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Creative Movement

    Get moving with your friends as we discover and learn about different types of dance! The children will have the opportunity to learn techniques of traditional dances from around the world while expressing themselves through creative movement. Our goal is to encourage social emotional development, promote physical fitness, and to provide a positive self-image.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range:Discoverers, Explorers, Pre-K
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Tot Gourmet

    Our chefs chop, mash, roll, knead, and mix, as they prepare and eat delicious, healthy foods. With every scrumptious cooking activity, they learn to measure, count, and follow directions.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Recycle Art Fun

    Children will develop self-awareness about the importance of being a responsible citizen of the environment and community we live in. The children will acquire important life skills by reducing, recycling and composting on campus. Reducing waste, Reusing materials, Recycling materials to raise money for “Beit Issie Shapiro”, and composting for our gardens.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Introduction to Hebrew

    Please note that this is exciting class is an enrichment, and not an immersive experience in Hebrew. Children will be introduced to basic Hebrew through games, stories, songs and Jewish holiday vocabulary.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)(Not available to Hebrew Immersion Classes)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/10
    Friday- 10 Classes ($250)

    Happy Kid Yoga

    Yoga is a wonderful way to build strength, balance and flexibility, and to improve focus and confidence in children. A certified yoga instructor will teach your child yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques in this fun and interactive class. Each week new poses will be introduced as characters on a yoga story time adventure. Class ends relaxing to peaceful music. Games, props and visual aids are utilized to engage students. All classes are non-competitive and customized to meet the specific needs of the group.

    • Facilitator: Happy Kid Yoga
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/20

    Animal Encounters

    Travel the world... with animals! This session we will be bringing animals from countries near and far and exploring the wonderful diversity of their adaptations. Small animals, big animals, furry animals, birds, and more! This class is hands on with live, kid-friendly animals. In this fun and gentle learning environment, students learn about the featured animal through a variety of ways, including stories, games or a related arts and crafts project. Come join us this session, where you'll meet a variety of new animal friends. We have over 500 animals, many of which have been adopted or rescued.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12

    Fun & Sports

    The coaching staff of Fun & Sports will be teaching proper skills, fundamentals, positioning and playing games in a high-energy, structured fun environment. The following sports will be rotated throughout the year: • Basketball • T-Ball/Baseball • Beginner Flag Football • Soccer • Floor Hockey The fun age appropriate games that will be experienced include: • Duck Duck Goose • Tag (freeze, tunnel, zombie & regular) • Fun Obstacle Course • Sharks & Minnows Our staff will bring all the necessary equipment for the sports and games. The children will also be introduced to our Fun Fitness Program. This program does not use weights, but incorporates a combination of fun exercises that are always rotating that will help the children to build core strength and muscle, coordination, conditioning, speed and jumping ability using hurdles & ladder. Our goal is for the children to develop good physical fitness skills for life.

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range:Discoverers, Explorers, Pre-K
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/15

    Improv

    Improv is a form of live theater in which the plot, characters, story, and dialogue are made up in the moment. This class is a super fun way to introduce the children to confidence and skill-building exercises that include characterization, space work, team-building, cooperation, listening, and spontaneity!

    • Facilitator:
    • Age Range: Discoverers (N1), Explorers (N2), Pre-K (N3)
    • Minimum/Maximum Capacity: 6/12