SOAR After School Enrichment Program (Grades K-5)


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Program Dates

General Info

Vacation Programs








Session I:  September 9 – December 20

Session II:  January 2 – April 18

Session III: April 28 – June 20

No program on: September 2, November 28 & 29, December 23-27, January 1, May 26





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 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





Full and half day programs are offered according to the school calendar; separate registration required.

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



Half Day Programs:

Session I:                                                 Session II:          

    Tues, October 22                                       Fri, January 17

    Thurs, October 24                                     Tues, March 11

    Mon, October 28                                       Thurs, April 10

    Wed, October 30                                       Mon, April 14    

    Wed, Nov 27 (8:30-12:30)*                      Wed, April 16

    Fri, December 20             


Full Day Programs:

Session I:                                                    Session II:

        October 14 (Columbus Day)                       January 20 (MLK Day)

        November 11 (Veterans Day)                     February 17 (Presidents Day)

        December 30                                                                          

        December 31                                                  


Vacation Camps:

September 3-6

February 24-28

April 21-25