AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES

Prorated tuition and payment options available.

EXPLORE THE WORLD!

August 26th, 2019 - June 25th, 2020

 

At Afterschool Adventures, we travel the globe through an interdisciplinary study of countries and cultures around the world. Through in-depth examination and hands-on experiences, we cultivate young minds to view themselves as an integral part of the continued growth of our global community. As part of this experience, our students relate back to their own culture and heritage to discover what makes them a unique global citizen.

2:30 - 6:30PM

Fort Greene

Downtown Brooklyn

2:30 - 6:00PM     

Prospect Heights 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

  • Pickups from neighborhood schools

  • Healthy snacks, including non-GMO, organic, and local foods

  • Homework help

  • ½ day pickups with added enrichment including lunch*   

  • Outdoor time at a nearby park or at our private outdoor space

*Added enrichment may include special projects, additional classes or mini excursions. 

 

AGE GROUPS

 

Jr. Backpackers is for Pre-K 4s. It focuses on play-based learning and introduces preschoolers to a variety of new skills and mediums while maintaining an age-appropriate structure. Jr. Backpackers is ONLY available at our Fort Greene location.

Backpackers is for Kindergarten-2nd grade 

students. Backpackers focuses on introducing students to various interests and skills in a structured environment while still encouraging freedom of exploration.

Trailblazers is for 3rd grade - 5th grade students. Trailblazers focuses on allowing students to further develop their personal interests and to pursue their passions independently.

 
 

TUITION

Pay in full at registration. Prorated rate is available for late registrations. 

OR

Enroll in our automatic monthly payment plan by making a 10% deposit at registration.

At this time we do not accept vouchers.

 

PERKS & Add-ONS

INCLUDED with both full and part-time enrollment:

 

Global enrichment activities

Healthy snacks

Homework help

Outdoor time 

1/2 day pick ups

School pickups 

Explorers Community Events

Explorers Family Membership

Explorers Family Membership benefits for all enrolled Afterschool Explorers:

 

An annual family credit of 50 flexible extended evening and weekend childcare hours. These hours can be used by the enrolled after school student and any siblings residing in the same home. Flexible hours are available for use Monday-Friday from 6pm-9pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 8am-9pm.

An annual family credit for $150 towards any Explorers birthday celebration or participation in our Explorers Maker Space family events.

Priority early-bird registration to all Backpacks + Binoculars summer camp programs beginning November 1, 2019.

Add-Ons

SCHOOL
BREAK
CAMP
DROP-OFF
CARE
 

CLASSES

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Ready, set, invent! Create new worlds by exploring structures, mechanics and circuits.

 

*Advanced explorers will be introduced to coding basics

Inventor’s Workshop

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The world is your palette. Discover traditional arts and crafts techniques through the exploration of materials and process, all while developing an appreciation for art around the world.  

Artworks 

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Let your imagination be your guide as you develop your reading, writing, and performance skills through global myths, folktales and legends.

Book Adventures

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Learn about foods around the world, importance of food culture, manners, and etiquette! Explore a culture through one of its most social activities---eating!

Global Kitchen

 

Breakfast

Belgian waffles with maple syrup and fresh berries

 

Morning snack

 Celery sticks with sun butter & raisins

(Ants on a log)

 

Lunch

Organic turkey and cheese sandwiches with a cucumber & tomato salad 

 

Afternoon snack

Banana smoothies

Sample Menu

NUTRITION

Our meals are free from GMOs and can be prepared upon request to be free of common allergens including dairy, nuts and sesame. We can also accommodate vegan and vegetarian dietary requirements. The menu is designed using a whole-foods approach to meal-planning. Our food is served on sustainable, compostable 100% sugar cane fiber tableware.

 

LOCATIONS

Fort Greene

36 St Felix St,

Brooklyn NY 11217

 

Grades Pre-K - 5

Jr. Backpackers,  Backpackers, & Trailblazers

School pick ups

  • PS 11

  • PS 38

  • Success Academy Fort Greene

Downtown Brooklyn

80 Willoughby St,

Brooklyn, NY 11201 

 

Grades K-5

Backpackers & Trailblazers

School pick ups

  • Success Academy Cobble Hill

  • PS 261 

  • International Charter School of Brooklyn

P.S. 9

80 Underhill Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11238

 

Grades Pre-K-5

Jr. Backpackers, Backpackers & Trailblazers 

School pick ups

  • P.S. 9

  • PS 316

 

EXPLORERS FOR GOOD

Journey the world by investigating the integral components that define culture and build community around the world. Learn what it means to be a global citizen and develop empathy and compassion by supporting global and local communities through service-learning projects.

 

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We support our city’s schools! We wish the following schools success on their school auctions:

PS31, PS32, PS 38, PS118, PS126, PS372, Brooklyn New School, and NEST+m

 

We look forward to supporting our city's schools for the 2019/2020 fundraising season. Whether it's providing a gift certificate for your school's auction or setting up an activity table at your school's next event, we have your back! Email us today at info.at.explorerkids.us and tell us how we can help! It takes a village!