After School Programs
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KiDVENTURE After School 2020
Kidventure After School provides kids with the perfect mix of stimulating learning environment, imaginative curriculum, and high energy activities. Combine these factors with a mature, professional and caring team of counselors, and you have the most rewarding and successful ending to each school day.
- Homework Assistance
- Hands on Art and Science
- Fitness and Athletics
- Team building and Community Awareness
- Character Development
WHAT MAKES KIDVENTURE SO SPECIAL
Finale After School is our everyday program that runs from the end of the school day to 6:00 p.m. (excludes half-days & holidays). Finale provides a positive environment where kids can be kids while learning and developing skills for the future. Kidventure takes great pride in providing a safe, fun and purposeful program for all of its students.
Finale provides a unique and focused curriculum that offers our kids new and exciting opportunities for learning through fun, hands on activities. Kidventure focuses on all aspects of a child’s growth and development while allowing kids to be kids in a safe, positive and fun environment. Program components include:
- Art Projects
- Science Projects
- Daily Challenges
- Homework Assistance
- Encore Clubs
- Team Building
- Cultural Activities
- Community Awareness
- Character Building
At most of our locations, you also have the choice of enrolling in an Encore Club. These clubs include a variety of enriching programs like dance, chess, science and more. Participating in Encore clubs allows your child to develop his or her own skills with professional instructors, that are approved by Kidventure. Please check your school page to see what is offered and for more details.
Finale?….Encore?….Both! The choice is yours.
How Encore Works
After school is let out, your student will be checked into Kidventure and then escorted to their Encore Club by one our Kidventure staff members. Once the club is over, your child will be checked back into our regular Finale program, and will be covered for care until 6 PM. Your child will also be covered for care, on their Encore Club day(s), before the actual start date of their club and after the end date of their club.
For example, if you register your student for an Encore Club on Fridays for the fall semester, then they will be covered for care every Friday during the fall semester.
The most important part of your child’s after school experience is our staff. We pride ourselves on selecting experienced, active and caring individuals for our programs. We require the following of all our counselors:
- First Aid and CPR Certification
- Virtus (Sexual Abuse Awareness) Certification
- Extensive Background Check
- Adults Age 18 or Older
- Wear Professional After School Uniform Daily
- Attendance at Ongoing Trainings
In addition to our counselors that are counted “in ratio” (1 counselor per 10 children for 1st-8th grade, and 1:8 for Early Childhood), we have a Lead Counselor that maintains day-to-day operations at each After School location. Furthermore, the After School Program Coordinator creates the program curriculum, ensures that all supplies are on site, and is ultimately responsible for the successful operation of After School.
Our staff is committed to your children and encourages you to offer your comments, compliments and suggestions.
With over 25 years of experience and thousands of kids and families having attended our programs, we’ve learned a thing or two about providing the best. And the most important thing we’ve learned, is you never stop improving what you are doing.
Our goal is to serve your entire family. We believe the best way to help raise happy and healthy kids is to do it together.
“Kidventure is an energetic group of counselors that have a fun filled afterschool program packed with a variety of activities for all age groups. Students love the variety of games and schedules that keep them moving seamlessly throughout the late afternoon hours. Parents love the low student to teacher ratios, the added layer of security and the continuous communication. Administration enjoys meeting with Kidventure on a regularly basis, as faculty appreciates the guidance with homework and friendly staff.”
-Bernadette L. Drabek, Head of School St. Rose of Lima
“Kidventure Finale creates a safe, engaging, and fun afternoon environment for our students. Their low student to counselor ratio allows for close attention and personal connections and students can pursue interests through a variety of extra offerings through Encore. It’s been a well-received and great overall experience for our students.”
-Thomas Day, Principal Travis Elementary HISD