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





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:                                                       

Thurs, October 23

Mon, October 27                                   

Wed, October 29                                                                     

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


Full Day Programs:

Session I:

October 10 (Prof Dev Day)

October 13 (Columbus Day)

November 11 (Veterans Day)

December 29-31


Vacation Camps:

February 23-27

April 20-24