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After School Program

After school care occurs two days a week (Tuesday & Thursday). The program provides students with tutoring, assistance with homework, encourages creativity, imagination, exploration, and uses uses companion animals to teach responsibility and empathy while building self esteem and psychological and emotional well-being.

Daily Schedule:

3:00 Pick Up From School

3:30 Snack (Supplied)

3:45 Homework Finish and Tutoring

4:30 Art Project (Sample Art Projects Below)

5:15 Cherished Companions Time (More Information Below)

6:00 Pick up/Home time

Sample Art Projects:

-paper mache creations

-acrylic paintings on canvas

-water colour paintings

-sewing projects (simple hand stitching)

-clay and plasticine work

-charcoal and pastel drawings

Focus on imagination, creativity, and exploration while learning techniques and how to correctly use tools and mediums.

Outcome is a well put together finished product at the end of 4-6 classes

Cherished Companion Time:

Students spend time with a variety of different animals, depending on availability and interest of student.

During this time students learn about animal behaviour, care and responsibility, respect of living beings, research skills, data and log keeping skills, animal training, and animal psychology.

Students also gain the benefits from spending time with animals, such as, reduced stress, reduced anxiety, self esteem building, and compassion.

Sample Provided Snacks:

-carrots, celery and hummus                        -jello

-cereal                                                               -oatmeal

-cookies and milk                                            -toast and jam/wow butter/honey

-grilled cheese                                                 -crackers and cheese

-apple slices                                                     -fruit salad

-pudding                                                           -yogurt

Please notify of any allergies or preferences.

Dates: The program follows the school year and school holidays. Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday, September to June. Days that fall on school holidays are cancelled.

Location: Richmond, BC (South Arm Area)

Student Age:  Ages 5 - 10

Student Teacher Ratio:  One Teacher for every 2 students

Rate:  $300/month per child. Payment is made monthly or yearly.

Included in price: daily snack, activity book, scrapbook, animal log book, tutoring, art supplies

Apply now for Sept 2017- June 2018, as spots are limited.

Acceptance depends on location of child's school, deposit, age compatibility between applicants, and availability.

To apply, simply fill out Application Form




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