When the familiar buzzer rings and school lets out for the afternoon, we as parents know that the day is far from over. Finding an activity to keep your child engaged afterschool can be a challenge. After school enrichment programs are proven to boost academic performance, reduce troublesome behavior, encourage physical activity and provide a safe environment while parents are not present.
Looking for an after-school enrichment program that best suits your child can be quite the task-- That’s why we have created a list of the best after-school enrichment programs serving Northern Montgomery County Maryland and surrounding areas that will turn the aimless hours after school into productive learning time:
Snapology of Germantown offers tons of classes throughout the year that promote STEAM education and fun. Snapology engages children ages 1-14 using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex and technology. While the kids are having fun with familiar toys, laptops and iPads, Snapology sneaks in the learning. Research has shown that there is a positive correlation between students who have early STEAM experiences and future success in school and career paths.
Hoops and Homework is a basketball facility that provides your child with the environment to not only engage in physical activity but to learn as well. Through the facilities coaches and mentors, children are encouraged to be developed into student-athletes with an emphasis on STUDENT. Transportation is provided for select schools and can be considered for others. All children must be picked up by 6:30 PM from the facility.
At Young Rembrandts after school enrichment programs, children are introduced to just how powerful of a tool drawing and art can be to their learning and personal development. Young Rembrandts after school enrichment programs promote academic achievement, personal confidence and creativity through the development and creation of art. Their programs are offered at select elementary schools in the Germantown area.