- by Anna Culver
Afterschool programs accommodate virtual students and those with A/B schedules
Image by Anne Springs Close Greenway
With the approaching school year looking like no other, Fort Mill afterschool programs are here to help fill in the gaps between A/B schedules and students enrolled virtually. Take a look at the creative, fun programs we found!
Small Hands Big Art
This after school camp involves mixed media including painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, printmaking, & more!
When: September 10-25
Time: Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00pm
Ages: 4-12 yrs Cost: 1 Day: $55.002 | Days: $105.003 | Days: $150.00 | 4 Days: $195.00 | 5 Days: $235.00
This camp focuses on a variety of art forms and encourages kids to have fun while inspiring their inner artist!
When: September 15-November 5; camps run for 8 consecutive weeks.
Time: Two camps are available: Tuesdays or Thursdays
Ages: 5-13 yrs
Cost: cost varies
Regular After School Art Camp: 1.5 hour sessions from 3:30-5:00pm | Tues or Thurs - $250
Extended After School Art Camp: 3 hour session from 2:00-5:00 pm | Tues or Thurs - $350
Single Day Signups: Regular sessions - $40 / Extended sessions - $50 | Tues or Thurs
Anne Springs Close Greenway
The new Greenway Discovery School operates on a trimester schedule and offers an alternate day program for students utilizing the in-school A/B schedule.
When: August 31 - November 24
Time: Monday–Friday, 7:30am–6pm
Ages: Grades 6–8
Cost: $50 registration fee $120 a week, regardless of the days of attendance for your A/B schedule student. Greenway members receive a 5% weekly discount.
Financial assistance is available for this program through the Leroy Springs & Co. Bridge Program.
View details here and informational flyer here. Learn about other after school programs here.
Chelsea & Savannah
Offering an after school program AND a full daycare to accommodate the A/B hybrid schedule.
When: Throughout the school year; starts August 31
Time: After school and full day options available
Ages: Kindergarten - Middle School
Cost: Registration fee waived until 8/21/20
$22 per child daily rate multiplied by number of school days in the month
$40 per child daily rate by number of days attending Full Day Care
Kids will work with the experienced cooking staff on delicious and fun recipes and bring their goodies home for you to try!
When: the month of September
"B" Schedule includes 10 three-hour camps beginning on August 31
"A" Schedule includes 9 three-hour camps beginning on September 1
Ages: all ages K+
"B" Schedule: $400 Special Camp Tuition covers the entire four-week B-Schedule of 10 camp days. ($40 per camp day)
"A" Schedule: $360 Camp Tuition covers the entire four-week "A" Schedule of 9 camp days. ($40 per camp day)
Code Ninjas Boost is a new support program for Virtual Schoolers. In addition to assisting your child with schoolwork, they will teach new STEM skills as they explore hands-on technology featuring robotics, drones, 3D printing, VR, coding and more.
When/Time: choose between Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
Grades 2-5: Monday & Wednesday 9:00am-12:00pm OR Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades 6-8: Monday & Wednesday 12:30-3:30pm OR Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-3:30pm
Ages: Grades 2-8
Cost: New student registration fee: $50.00; $90 per week ($360 per month)
Next Level Kidz
Next Level Kidz provides a structured and safe environment for students needing care during the A/B Day school model. Children will have a dedicated time for schoolwork, while also allowing time for them to enjoy outdoor activities, arts & crafts, access to educational computer games and more!
When: August 31-September 25
Ages: grades K-5
Cost: $150 per week
*After care is available until 6pm for an additional fee.