SOAR After School Enrichment Program (Grades K-5)


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Program Dates

General Info

Vacation Programs








Session I:  September 4 – December 19

Session II:  January 5 – April 17

Session III: April 27 – June 19

No program on: November 27 & 28, December 22-January 2, May 25


 *Kindergarten Orientation Week:

Is your child starting Kindergarten? For our new Kindergarteners, we’re offering a half day program for the second week of school!

Dates: September 8-12  Hours: after school-6:00pm.

*commitment to After-School Program required.

Fee per Day: Member $37; Non-member $42




Our exciting new after school program offers new curriculum focused on: 



Social Skills


Academic enrichment and







Specifically for children in Kindergarten through fifth grade, our program provides developmentally appropriate activities that encourage not just learning, but also the love of learning. 


General Info:

  • Licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care
  • Open Monday through Friday from school dismissal until 6pm
  • Grades K-5 from all Island schools, homeschoolers welcome
  • 2, 3, 4 and 5 day options
  • Homework time
  • Transportation from schools to the Y (Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, West Tisbury, Tisbury & Charter)
  • Monthly themed curriculum with guest presenters and activities
  • Healthy daily snacks, created in collaboration with Vineyard Nutrition
  • Financial assistance available & third party subsidies accepted


Program Hours:  Mondays – Fridays, end of school to 6:00 pm*

Two, three, four and five day enrollment options available.


Activities include:

Thematic Curriculum, Gardening, Open Swim, Arts & Crafts, Cooking activities, Role-playing activities, Outdoor play, Story time, Games, Science & Nature, Movement classes, Sports, Homework support




When school is out, the Y is in! Our staff have a fun-filled  day planned for your child, with swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and field trips. Open to all students in grades K-5, enrollment in the After-School Program not required. Separate registration from After-School Program is required. Please send your child with a bagged lunch, bathing suit and towel. Snack provided. Half and full day programs are run in conjunction with the school calendar.  *minimum enrollment must be met in order for vacation program to run. Separate registration required.

Hours: Half day 12:30-6:00pm ; Full day 8:30am-5:30pm.


Half Day Programs:

Session I:                                                       

Thurs, October 23

Mon, October 27                                   

Wed, October 29                                                                     

Wed, Nov 26 (8:30-12:30)*


Full Day Programs:

Session I:

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

December 29-31

January 19

February 16


Vacation Camps:

Winter Vacation Camp: February 23-27, 8:30am-5:30pm

This program is designed to provide working parents with quality childcare during school break weeks. Field trips, swimming, ice-skating, arts & crafts and more!

Snack provided.

Fees: Member $250, Non-Member $300


Spring Vacation Camp: April 20-24