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After School and Summer Programs in Saco, Maine


Our after school program is the most prominent part of the child care and education services that we offer. It is an innovative, state-licensed program with a curriculum that is designed to build confidence, character, and leadership, while enhancing social skills and academic performance.
 
Program Details
We are pleased to offer a high quality structured after school program. We are Maine State Quality Rated, licensed, and inspected by DHHS for your peace of mind. We offer many elective activities that will keep your child active and happy. Children can choose from various sports, dance, child safe martial arts (with an acclaimed bullying program), arts and crafts, and games. There is adequate daily “free time” for children to enjoy. We offer homework assistance help with trained staff. Our staff is highly capable. Some are active school teachers others are trained in early education or psychology/sociology. All have had background checks and are approved and monitored by DHHS.
More Information
Our facility opens at 6:30 am daily for before care and Pre-K and runs until 6:00 pm. We provide full day coverage for school cancellations, school vacations and early release days. Unlike many programs, we are open during the vast majority of snow storm closures. There is no upcharge for early release, school vacations, or snow days.
 
Kids Basketball Team - After School Program in Saco, ME
 
 
Daily Schedule
TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00-3:30-Arrival/Snack--Arrival/Snack--Arrival/Snack--Arrival/Snack--Arrival/Snack-
3:30-4:00 -Homework-
-Activity Choices-
-Homework-
-Activity Choices-
-Homework-
-Activity Choices-
-Homework-
-Activity Choices-
-Homework-
-Activity Choices-
4:00-5:00 -Homework-
-Wall Ball-
-Arts & Crafts-
-Homework-
-"Knock Out"-
-Arts & Crafts-
-Homework-
-Child Safe Martial Arts-
-Arts & Crafts-
-Homework-
-"Freeze Dance"-
-Arts & Crafts-
-Homework-
-Dodge Ball-
-Arts & Crafts-
5:00-6:00 -Activity Choices-
-"Free" Play-
-Pick-up-
-Activity Choices-
-"Free" Play-
-Pick-up-
-Activity Choices-
-"Free" Play-
-Pick-up-
-Activity Choices-
-"Free" Play-
-Pick-up-
-Activity Choices-
-"Free" Play-
-Pick-up-
 
Transportation & Payment Details
For your convenience, we provide transportation to and from public schools in Biddeford.
We are on the Saco school bus pick-up and delivery route. A weekly fee of $90 is required to enroll your child in our program (before school care included). We encourage you to contact us for more details!!
Summer Program
We have also added an all-day summer recreation program, with daily field trips and a variety of elective activities. This program runs from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and features many of the activities from our after school program:
 
  • Martial Arts
 
  • Basketball
 
  • Dance
 
  • Arts and Crafts
 
 
Daily Schedule
TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
6:30 - 8:45Arrival / Activity ChoicesArrival / Activity ChoicesArrival / Activity ChoicesArrival / Activity ChoicesArrival / Activity Choices
8:45 - 9:30Wall BallWorld Cup Soccer"Knock Out"Wall BallFun Friday Activity
9:30 - 10:00SnackSnackSnackSnackSnack
10:00-10:30Outdoor PlayOutdoor PlayOutdoor PlayOutdoor PlayOutdoor Play
10:30-11:00Reading / JournalingReading / Journaling
Swim Lessons (Age4-6)
Alternating Groups 1&2
10:30 - 12:00
Reading / JournalingReading / JournalingReading / Journaling
11:00-11:30LunchLunchLunchLunchLunch
11:30-12:15Outdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat Activity
12:15-12:45Field Trip PreparationField Trip PreparationField Trip PreparationField Trip PreparationField Trip Preparation
1:00"Patriots"
Beach
1:00 - 3:30
"Celtics"
Water Park
1:00 - 3:30
"Red Sox"
Water Park
1:00 - 3:30
"Patriots"
Water Park
1:00 - 3:30
"Red Sox"
Beach
1:00 - 3:30
1:30 - 2:30 Structured Mat Activity
Organized Arts & Crafts
Structured Mat Activity
Open Arts & Crafts
Structured Mat Activity
Open Arts & Crafts
Structured Mat Activity
Open Arts & Crafts
Structured Mat Activity
Organized Arts & Crafts
2:30 - 3:30Structured Free PlayStructured Free PlayStructured Free PlayStructured Free PlayStructured Free Play
3:30 - 4:00SnackSnackSnackSnackSnack
4:00 - 4:30
  • Wall Ball
  • Capture the Flag
  • Child Safe Martial Arts
  • Freeze Dance
  • Dodge Ball
4:30 - 5:00Outdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat ActivityOutdoor Play / Mat Activity
5:00 - 6:00Activity Choices /
Pick-up
Activity Choices /
Pick-up
Activity Choices /
Pick-up
Activity Choices /
Pick-up
Activity Choices /
Pick-up
 
More Information
During our summer program, we conduct 2-3 hour field trips to local beaches and parks, as well as weekly trips to Funtown or Splashtown. Swimming lessons, given by Red Cross certified instructors at Swim Time, are offered to children ages 4-6. We feature a daily reading & writing component as well, in order to keep your child's mind sharp. This summer program was developed with parent input, and is run by our experienced staff.
Payment Details
Our summer program requires a fee of $130 per week, which includes all field trips, snacks, and daily incidentals, in order to minimize packing and eliminate extra activity-based costs.
Contact us in Saco, Maine, to request additional information regarding our after school & summer programs.