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Before- & After-School Program

Brookwood provides extensive before- and after-school programs in order to meet the various needs of our families.

Before-school care for Early Birds begins at 7:15 a.m. every morning for students of all ages, offering supervised coverage in the library at no cost on a drop-in basis.

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After-school care runs until 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 5:00 p.m. Friday, and includes:

  • PreK & K After-School offers a balance of active and quiet time, and indoor and outdoor activities for PreK and Kindergarten students. The program, held in our PreK and Kindergarten Breakout Space in Lower School, includes child-initiated and teacher-led activities such as story time, block and LEGO play, cooking, dance, dress-up, outdoor play and more. 
  • Recreation, Enrichment & Arts for Children (REACH) is our daily after-school program in the Lower School Town Square for students in Grades 1-3. Starting at 3:00 p.m., REACH begins with meeting time and activities and students select from a variety of choices for their afternoon. Options for REACH include a daily club, outside play, art, LEGOs, reading, organized group games, and much more.
  • Teambuilding, Effective Problem Solving, Art, & Mindfulness (TEAM) is a new and specialized program for students in 4th grade that takes place in the Shlopak Library from Monday to Thursday. When students get out of school, they will craft, contemplate and execute community projects, play cooperative games, work on mindfulness, and enjoy plenty of free play. 
  • Homework Club provides students in Grades 5-8 with supervised study time from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the library. Students remaining after 5:00 p.m. will be given the freedom to choose to participate in supervised recreational indoor or outdoor activities. 
  • After-School Enrichment Classes are offered in the fall, winter and spring. Sessions are 9-12 weeks long and meet one hour per week. Classes range in topic from the arts to athletics, providing students with an opportunity to explore various areas of interest. Some of the past classes we have offered include Yoga, Chess, Glass Pendants, LEGO League, Soccer, Martial Arts, Theater, Rainbow Unicorn Fan Club, How to Train Your Dragon, Cooking, and Goosebumps.

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