Afterschool at the PCH

Purchase Community House Spring Drop-in Afterschool Activities will begin on Monday March 11, 2024.
Spring registration is now open.

In addition to the our Afterschool Program, we've got some fun Early Bird Drop-off days on March 14 & 15, 2024. Find out more on our Specials Page.

The schedule of Spring 2024 Enrichment Classes can be found below.
Registration for Enrichment Classes is now open.


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Spring 2024
Afterschool Activites

Program Information

  • The 2023-24 Spring term of Afterschool Drop-in Activities will begin on Monday March 11th and conclude on Thursday May 23rd. The final date for the entire school year will be Thursday, May 23, 2024. You can register for 1,2,3,4 or all 5 days of the week, and you pick the day(s) of the week that you need. There are 10 weeks in the session.
  • The Afterschool program is available Monday-Friday from 3pm to 5:30pm.
  • Supervised indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) activities include the playground, blacktop, gym time and auditorium amusements.
  • Homework Club will be offered Monday-Thursday at an additional fee.
  • In addition to drop-in, Afterschool enrichment classes will begin on Tuesday April 2, 2024. A child must be enrolled for drop-in on that day to enroll in an enrichment class.
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Daily Bus from Purchase School to PCH

Back by popular demand, the PCH will once again be providing a bus from Purchase School to the Purchase Community House. The fee for the bus is $110 per day of the week for the spring session. For example, if you register for Monday, Tuesday and Friday, that is 3 days x $110 for a total of $330 for the spring session. The spring session runs through May 23rd. Access this flyer for detailed information. Log in here to register for the bus. A separate Bus Release Form must be submitted to the PCH before your child can ride the bus.

Closings

The Afterschool Drop-in Program will NOT be held on the following days during the year:
  • Friday September 22 (Purchase School Early Dismissal)
  • Monday September 25 (Yom Kippur)
  • Monday October 9 (Columbus Day)
  • Tuesday November 7 (Purchase School Conference Day)
  • Friday November 10 (Veteran's Day)
  • Wednesday - Friday November 22-24 (Thanksgiving Recess)
  • Friday December 22 - Monday January 1 (Holiday Recess)
  • Monday January 15 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Friday February 9 (Purchase School Conference Day)
  • Monday February 19 - Friday February 23 (Winter Recess)
  • Monday March 25 - Friday March 29 (Spring Recess)
  • Tuesday April 23 (Passover)
  • Thursday May 23rd is the final day of PCH Afterschool Programs

Homework Club

The PCH Homework Club is designed to assist children with their daily homework assignments. Supervised by our Afterschool teachers, the program meets Monday-Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

All work will be based on each child's daily homework requirements. A snack and water will be provided. Becoming part of "The Club" you can use our wireless network to log onto your Google Classroom account, complete assignments or browse the web for research for the next school project.

A child must be enrolled in Afterschool Drop-in on the day they wish to enroll in Homework Club. The Homework Club start date for the 2023-24 Spring term is March 11, 2024.
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Spring 2024 Enrichment Classes

In addition to Drop in Activities and Homework Club, we offer Afterschool enrichment classes. To enroll in an enrichment class, you must also be enrolled in Drop in Activities for that day. Below are descriptions of enrichment classes being offered for the Spring 2024 term. More classes to follow! Registration for these Spring Enrichment Classes is now open!

Pickleball
Children will learn/practice basic skills to play the exciting game of pickleball. Skills such as forehand, backhand, serve, and overhand smash will be introduced. Students will also learn the rules of pickleball and participate in modified drills and games, both singles and doubles. Players of all ability levels are encouraged to join in on the fun!

Day: Monday
Dates: April 8, 15, 29, May 6, 13, 20
K - 5th: 3:45-4:30pm
Fee: $210 for 6 week class
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Zumba
Join this fun, high energy dance class on Monday afternoons with our very own Certified Zumba Instructor, Miranda Anderson. Your child will learn nonstop energetic routines to Latin and Pop Songs we all know and love! No prior dance experience is required.

Day: Monday
Dates: April 8, 15, 29, May 6, 13, 20
K - 5th: 4:30-5:15pm
Fee: $180 for 6 week class
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Chocolate Lovers

Calling all chocolate lovers! In this class we'll be using chocolate as the main ingredient to make a variety of delicious treats and desserts from s'mores, chocolate covered fruit and much more.
Day: Tuesday
Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14
K - 5th: 3:45-4:30pm
Fee: $180 for 6 week class
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Tennis

Instructional Tennis offered for all ages. Classes will be taught by tennis expert Cathy Moore outside on our tennis court. Don't miss out on this fantastic class where your children are in a fun, low key, non-competetive atmosphere.
Day: Tuesday
Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 30, May 7, 14
K & 1st: 3:45-4:30pm
2nd & Up: 4:30-5:15pm
Fee: $180 for 6 week class
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Rainbow Art

Join the Kinderbox Kids in making art creations filled with bright colors! Colorful mandalas, tie dye, salt painting, painted slime, rainbow oobleck and more.
Day: Wednesday
Dates: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
K - 5th: 3:45-4:30pm
Fee: $210 for 6 week class
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Pottery Workshop

In the Pottery Workshop the Kinderbox Kids will create and paint masterpieces made from air dry clay. Our young aspiring artists will also learn how to work with a pottery wheel.
Day: Wednesday
Dates: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8
K - 5th: 4:30-5:15pm
Fee: $210 for 6 week class
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Capture the Flag
Two teams each have 1 or multiple flags and the object of the game is to capture the other team's flag(s), located at the team's "base" and bring it back safely to their own base. Enemy players can be "tagged" by players in their home territory; these players are then sent to jail and are frozen until freed by a member of their own team. Variations of the traditional game will be played as well; 4 teams, chickens and pins in use as well.

Day: Thursday
Dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
K - 5th: 3:45-4:30pm
Fee: $180 for 6 week class
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Cheerleading
Your child will learn the foundational skills of cheerleading such as sideline cheers and chants in this Thursday afternoon class led by Miranda Anderson. They'll also learn the basic stunts and gymnastics tricks. This is a fun high energy class for all. No prior experience is needed.

Day: Thursday
Dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
K - 5th: 4:30-5:15pm
Fee: $180 for 6 week class
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