Important Reasons Your Child Should Be Enrolled In An Afterschool Prog

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As a parent the time between when school gets out and you get home can be one of the most stressful times of the day.

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While you may know that you can trust your child getting home completing homework and staying safe are all tremendous responsibilities for a child at any age.

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Fortunately after school programs are tremendous assets for parents that you can use to reduce the worry for both you and your child.

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Here are the most important benefits that your family can enjoy when you enroll your child in an after school program.

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One of the first reasons why you may consider an after school program is to ensure the safety of your child.

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Young children are often not equipped to handle emergencies that may arise and a quality after school care program will include staff members with CPR and First Aid training.

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In addition to the close supervision that your children will receive you can also know that they have safe transportation available when you choose a local after school program that offers this option.

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Nutritious snacks and physical activities will also help to give your child the fuel they need for healthy development.

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Busy parents know that trying to prepare dinner complete homework and connect with their child can all seem impossible to do in the few hours left after work.

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For this reason after school programs focus on providing targeting academic instruction that can help your child focus on the areas of learning that they need most.

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From homework completion to individual tutoring you can arrange for academic services that will increase your child’s chances for success.

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All work and no play can make for a very unhappy child.

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However young children who go home after school have limited options for releasing their energy and exploring new interests.

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In an after school program children have opportunities to expand their learning with activities that include gymnastics robotics and drama.

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Outdoor fun is also encouraged and activities such as learning to rock climb or planting a garden can teach valuable skills that transfer to academic success.

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When children attend an after school program that encourages taking risks and exploring the world around them …

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… they get excited about learning and cannot wait to see what will happen each new day.

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During their early years a child’s confidence is developed through their academic and after school experiences.

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Therefore it is important for children to know that they have the support of other adults outside their family who understand the importance of developing self-esteem.

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At an after school program children are encouraged to strive for their greatest potential and trained staff members scaffold their learning while offering opportunities for greater independence.

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Helping other students mastering a new skill and being recognized for their achievements all help children to be empowered to reach new heights.

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Finding the right childcare arrangements for after school is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent.

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By enrolling your child in an after school care program you can enjoying hearing all about your child’s fun afternoon when you get home …

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… while knowing that they received the full benefit of a well-rounded program that supports their learning and development.

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Let your kids enjoy the after school program experience at Maplewood Summer Day Camp.

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Experienced staff will keep your child both safe and busy with arts and crafts games water sports gymnastics and more.

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Visit the site at

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Maplewood Country Day Camp and Enrichment Center 150 Foundry St. Route 106 PO Box 88 Mailing South Easton MA 02375 Email: Telephone: 508 238-2387 FAX: 508 238-1154

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