Summer - A Typical Schedule

A Typical Day in the Summer
  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Early Arrival. Choice of activities available in the early morning classroom.

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Arrival. Greetings are exchanged. Parents sign their child in. Children have a choice of activities set up around the room to engage in.  Children should arrive wearing sunscreen.

  • 9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.: Greeting Meeting. Children and staff gather to greet each other and prepare to go outside. 

  • 9:45 a.m. –  10:45 a.m. – Outside. The amount of outside time is subject to change depending on the weather conditions of the day and the needs of the children.

  • 11:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. – Lunch. Wash Hands. Prepare for and eat lunch.

  • 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. – Morning Meeting. A theme related story is read. Staff explains the activities that are set up around the room. 

  • 11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. - Activity Time.  Children and staff are engaged in on-going activities. Teachers meet with children individually and in small groups to work on special projects. Typical activities during the day will incorporate art, literature, baking, blocks music and dramatic play. 

  • 12:50 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Wrap Up and Dismissal. Children and staff clean up activities and half day children are dismissed as their parents and caretaker arrives. 

Kids' Club
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Kids’ Club Transition. Various materials and activities are set up to facilitate the transition between the Half Day and Kids’ Club. These often include crayons, markers, scissors, tape, as well as listening to stories, playing table games, etc..

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: Recharge. Kids’ Club children rest on mats with books, clipboards and crayons and/or materials conducive to quiet play. Children are welcome to bring quiet items from home, if they choose.

  • 2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Afternoon Snack. Children wash hands and prepare for afternoon snack.

  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Kids’ Club Activities. These include science, indoor/outdoor games, arts & crafts, baking, and stories.

  • 3:45 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.: Dismissal. Kids’ Club children wrap up and prepare to leave.


Kids' Club Plus
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.: Kids’ Club Plus Group Meeting. Children and staff come together to recap, reflect and discuss the day’s activities. Discuss preparations for Open Studio.

  • 4:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Open Studio. Classroom materials will be available to children. Children will have the opportunity work independently or in small groups based on their interests. Late afternoon snack is also offered to children during this time.

  • 5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.: Story Time.

  • 5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Dismissal. Kids’ Club Plus children wrap up and prepare to leave.

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