The School-Age Program provides a variety of positive learning experiences for elementary school children. The school-age years bring new and exciting challenges and rewards for children. We recognize that each child grows and develops at his or her own rate. Children display developmental landmarks at different times. We strive to meet each child’s individual needs and provide activities that are of interest to them and at their current developmental level.
The primary job of a school-age child is to develop a sense of personal competence. Children use feedback from important adults, peers and their own self-evaluation to judge their competencies. School-age children’s style of thinking is concrete, meaning that their thinking and reasoning is more logical and organized than it was during the preschool years. They can also understand and express a variety of emotions. Our staff are well aware of what these children need, and implement a program that is designed to help the school-age child be as successful as they can be!
Our goals are as follows:
We contribute to the children’s sense of self and help foster self-esteem by:
My 8-year-old daughter went to the summer camp this year and LOVED it from the very first day. She connected with her teachers and generally had a lot of fun. As a parent, I really liked having her close by and being able to have lunch together, which we did several times.