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The Kids’ League After-school Program

We understand the importance of a child’s after-school experience. That’s why our program is designed to help your child grow and learn while also providing them an environment to explore on their their own. The daily components of our program include:

DSC_3743Snack: After a long hard day at school, we provide a snack to refuel the kids for more exploration and discovery!

Homework Time: Once the children have arrived from school and settled in, we encourage them to complete their homework responsibilities so as to allow them to enjoy the afternoon as well as quality time at home.

                                                 Kids’ League Enrichment Clubs: (see sampling of club offerings below) The Kids’ League offers a DSC_0236variety of clubs each afternoon for children with all interests to participate in. The children are challenged to exercise their thinking skills with a Math, Spanish and Science club. They can also use their creativity in our Arts and Crafts club. Our popular Cooking Club has become a favorite among the kids.

Outdoor Phyhappykids2sical Activity Time: Children play outdoors for fresh air and unstructured recreation. When the weather is unfavorable, we provide indoor games and activities to allow for physical recreation.

 

girls handsGroup Projects and Activities: From our Cooking Club and Kids’ League Market to seasonal arts and crafts, your child can participate in the many projects and activities we provide.


Sampling of Daily Club Offerings

***Please contact us for current club offerings***
**All clubs are included in the price of tuition unless otherwise noted**

 

Cooking Club Back by popular demand, this club remains a KL favorite! DSC_0891Participants learn the basics of cooking, kitchen safety and hygiene, and etiquette. Some of this sessions recipes have been Fried and Dried Apples, Green Goddess Dip, Pudding, and seasonal dishes.

 Sports Extravaganza–Learn how to play and practice a variety of sports and games from around the world. Each week a different sport will be played ranging from Volleyball to indoor soccer and capture the flag.

Intro. to Robotics Building and Programming with LEGO EV3 (ages 9-11–additional cost) provided by Westford’s very own Creation Station LLC which is a High-Tech Discovery Center and Makerspace. Children will learn and use engineering design process skills, understand and use mathematical skills and concept, apply knowledge of science concepts, such as speed power, motion and stability.

Art and Crafts Club (ages 5-11)– Join the fun in this 100% hands on arts and crafts club! Projects range from stained glass picture frames and sand art bottles, to butterfly canvases and Birch Watercolor Forests. Instructors: Mrs. Hartling and Ms. Osborne.

Tae Kwon Do–(additional cost) -Back by popular demand, Blackbelt Master An from the TigerAn Tae Kwon Do School of Lowell is providing another session of Tae Kwon Do. The Master An’s curriculum includes the most exciting and beneficial aspects of the martial arts. These include kicking to improve flexibility, forms for balance and concentration, and partner drills to improve speed and reflexes.

 

LEGO and Building (all ages) Sharpen your building and creativity skills with LEGO and Building. Work as a team or individually to design and build.

LEGO WeDo (ages 5-8–additional cost) provided by Westford’s very own Creation Station LLC which is a High-Tech Discovery Center and Makerspace. Children will learn and use engineering design process skills, understand and use mathematical skills and concept, apply knowledge of science concepts, such as speed power, motion and stability.

Irish Step Dancing (all ages) Learn the beginning basics of Irish Step Dancing with Renee Osborne who has been dancing for over 10 years and has won several competitions. 

Character Club—Combining character lessons seen in nature, with classic Bible stories, this club is designed to give children the chance to learn timeless lessons such as patience, love, and telling the truth. Using the life of Jesus and other historical figures, these lessons will be  taught through stories, songs, and crafts.


Activity Centers

Winner of our own Kids’ Choice award!!! Our children love the activity centers set up throughout our facility including the following:

img_1679The Construction Zone: Complete with LEGOS, K’Nex, Dr. Drew blocks, Lincoln Logs for creative building. Children have the opportunity to practice their fine motor skills and creativity as they work together to design and build contraptions of various materials. 

 

img_1408The KL Cottage: “Make-believe” is the magic word at the KL Cottage. Here your child will find dress-up clothes, dollhouses, and even a kitchen–everything needed for dreams to come true.

104_0801The 4-Square Recreational Room: The place where bouncing a ball indoors is allowed! 4-square, ping-pong, bean bag toss, etc.

 

img_1848The Book Nook: This cozy nook is for all our Bookworms (and Jr. Bookwoms)! The children can select books from our diverse selection of books for all ages.