Our Programs

Aspen After School Care  specializes in after school services for 4.5 year to 12 years age group.  We are conveniently located in on 11807 40 Ave NW, Edmonton in  Aspen Heights.

WE OFFER

  • Full time and part time after school care 
  • A licensed and fully-accredited facility
  • Emergent Curriculum
  • Indoor/Outdoor activities
  • Daily parent communication through face-to-face interactions
  • Screen Free Zone
  • Parent Resources 



 

4.5 years to 6 years (Kindergarten)

This  program concentrates on developing your child’s academic skills   through  a variety of activities. By use of group and individual  project  work,  children will expand their skills in mathematics,  science,  social  skills, music, visual arts, drama, and language.  Through daily  routines,  Aspen after school care staff will teach  your child to  apply these  skills to reading, writing, and basic  mathematics.

Children will be offered choices of  play in the learning centres (science/sensory, creative art, books,  and dramatic centre) as well as an academically oriented curriculum. Our  weekly program plans implement   activities that encourage children to  develop writing, reading, and  math  skills such as recognizing and  printing uppercase and lowercase letters, writing words and short  messages (sentences), printing and counting numbers to 100, and adding  and subtracting, all to prepare them for the first grade. Children will  learn basic vocabulary, colours,  numbers, shapes, days of the week,  month of the year, simple  phrases,  songs, and games. Aspen after school care kinder program will have an outdoor playground with   age-appropriate play  structures and various outdoor games. Weather   permitting, outdoor  activities will be scheduled twice a day (morning   and afternoon).  Breakfast and snacks will be provided. Quiet  activities  will also be  offered every day. At the end of the week  there will be a  general  overview of the child’s activities and  accomplishments in  their cubby.  This age group will also be offered a  program called the  “Group  Reading”. Children will learn to recognize  their sight words as  the  basis of reading and writing.



6 years to 12 years (Out of School Care)

This program  concentrates on developing your child’s academic skills with a    variety of activities. By use of group and individual project work,  children will expand their skills in mathematics, science, social    skills, music, visual arts, drama, and language. Through daily   routines,  Aspen after school care staff will teach your child to  apply these  skills to reading, writing, and basic mathematics.

Children  will be offered choices of play in the learning centres (science/sensory, creative arts, books, and a dramatic centre) as well as an academically oriented curriculum. Our weekly program plans    implement activities that encourage children to develop  writing, reading, and math skills, such as writing sentences and  paragraphs and performing basic arithmetic functions, all to advance  their elementary   grade performance. Children will also learn through  the use of   educational games.

Aspen after school care's  after school program will also have a significant physical  exercise   component. Children will access the outdoor playground where  they can participate in various outdoor games. Weather permitting,  outdoor   activities will be scheduled once a day.

Snacks    will be provided daily. Quiet activities will also be offered every   day.  At the end of the week there will be a general overview of the   child’s  activities and accomplishments.

This  age  group  will also be offered a program called  “Group Reading”. The   intent will  be to strengthen their reading and writing capabilities.

Give us a call or come in for a tour to learn more about our programs! 

image34