After-School Programs

After-School Programs

 

*** ANNOUNCEMENT: To safeguard the health of our students and lower the risk of exposure and spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District is cancelling its Spring 2020 After-School Programs. In the meantime, we will be offering a selection of virtual after-school programming. Please see the tab below for more information. ***

 

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42, in partnership with United Way of the Lower Mainland, has embarked on an exciting new path for our community, focusing on sustainable, educational and fun after-school programs.

The after-school programs we offer provide expanded learning opportunities both educationally and emotionally to help our children and youth to be ready, able and motivated to learn.

For more information about our after-school programs, please contact Drea Owen, district community school coordinator, at 604.346.9815 or drea_owen@sd42.ca

 

 

 

 

Online Activities for Kids

Looking for fun, educational and interactive online activities kids can do from home or in the classroom? Here’s a list to get you started – from virtual museum tours and yoga to coding classes, and more. 

Physical Literacy

Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

GoNoodle (movement and mindfulness videos): https://www.gonoodle.com/

Just Dance: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0Vlhde7N5uGDIFXXWWEbFQ

Zumba with Dovydas: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOjZigyo_fg2V7JdGwePSwg

Kidz Bop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd2s_saYsQ&t=126s

 

Space and Science

Storytime from Space: https://storytimefromspace.com/

NASA image and video library: https://images.nasa.gov/

Smithsonian Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens: https://www.si.edu/kids

Coding with LEFT: https://www.left.io/kids-coding

 

Virtual Tours of Museums and Art Galleries

Vancouver Art Gallery: https://bit.ly/2MkwyDs

National Museums of Canada: https://www.historymuseum.ca/exhibitions/#online-exhibitions

Art Gallery of Ontario: http://boxwood.ago.ca/

 

2020 SD42 Virtual After-School Programs

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 is offering a selection of virtual after-school programs. Please click on the link below to view our flyer.

 

2020 SD42 Virtual After-School Programs Flyer

 

Advantages of After-School Programs

After-school programming has a number of benefits, including the following:

  • It increases the use of local public school facilities
  • It maximizes communication between school and community
  • It enriches and enhances learning through formal and informal activities
After-School Programs Components

After-school programs cover the following 7 areas:

  1. Physical Activity: Programs that stress the development of fundamental movement skills and sport skills that permit a child to move confidently and with control.

  2. Arts and Exploration: Programs that allow children to develop their creativity and express themselves through a variety of visual and performing arts.

  3. Literacy: Out of school programs that support school BC curriculum.

  4. Leadership: Programs that include topics like communication skills, group dynamics, self awareness and teach life and leadership skills.

  5. Social Responsibility: Programs that create opportunities for children to explore their community, solve problems in peaceful ways, value diversity and human rights, and exercise democratic rights and responsibilities.

  6. Resources for Children, Youth and Families: Connections to information and services that are supports for families.

  7. Health and Wellness: Programs and services that support healthy child youth and family development.

Active Kids Club

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District has partnered with Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture to offer a variety of after-school programs that are designed to encourage and support children with their development in play, fitness, creativity and sense of curiosity.

The Active Kids Club Program

A licensed after school program for K-7 offered at Albion, Eric Langton, Hammond, Highland Park, Laity View and Yennadon elementary schools from 2:20 pm to 6 pm.

To learn more about the Active Kids Club program click here

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