A family new to our building asked about the following. I thought it would be beneficial for everyone. Here are some additional options for after school hour activities for children.
After School Learning Academy:
- For Grades 1-4 Days: Monday & Tuesday, November 26, 2012 – April 23, 2013 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. right at Murphy Elementary
Summer Learning Academy and Camp Discovery – Offered to students in Grades 1 – 8.
- Sponsored by Community Education: www.getlearning.org
The following are not sponsored by ISD 318 or Murphy Elementary School. They are merely shared as additional points of information.
- The YMCA Tutoring Center is a free service to the school kids of Itasca County. We operate after school beginning in October and run through the school year.
- Kids ages 8-18 can get help with daily homework or large projects. This free program has helped 100’s of kids. Open 3:30-5:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday – most school days October through May. Kids can take the bus after school straight to the Y!
- WeeFolks Childcare
- for ages 6 weeks to 6 years
- Before and after school care for kids up to 12 yrs. old
- Fun Club
- Held on most “School Days Off”, care for school-aged kids
- Camp Wannago
- Summer Day Camp held here at the YMCA
- Free childcare service for YMCA member’s – while they work out at the Y.
- 5-12 Club: Extension of our WeeCare service, for kids ages 5-12.