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School's Out! After School Program


There’s plenty for kids and parents to love about School’s Out at the Y! Kid’s get to experiment with their new knowledge, move their bodies, and be surrounded by positive adult role models. Kids who attend School’s Out have the opportunity to explore nature, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun too!

Who: Children in grades K-6 who attend Warren and Mindess Elementary Schools as well as Ashland Middle School

Where: Ashland Middle School, 87 West Union Street, Ashland, MA 01721. Transportation provided by Ashland Public Schools.

When: After school starting at school release – 6:00 PM

2, 3, 4, and 5-day options, early release days included, vacation & snow day programming available.

Activities include:

  • Homework support 
  • Healthy snacks & wellness component 
  • Physical fitness 
  • STEM and ELA
  • Wellness/nutrition 
  • Arts education
  • 21st Century Skills and leadership development 
  • College & career exploration 
  • Global & service learning 

Why the Y?

  • Nurturing and safe environment in a convenient location
  • Experiencing new opportunities & making new friends
  • Improving academic success and social skills
  • Building confidence and self-efficacy
  • Activities linked to school curriculum
  • Trained and experienced Y educators

The Benefits of School’s Out

  • Experiencing new opportunities
  • Building confidence and self-efficacy
  • Developing an understanding of conservancy and appreciation for the great outdoors
  • Instilling a sense of community through service
  • Improving academic success and social skills Peace of mind  - your child is safe, having fun, and growing
  • Early release, vacation, & snow day programs           

If you have questions or you're interested in learning more, please contact us at or 508-435-9345 x120


Ready to register? CLICK HERE and search using the keyword of the name of your child's school.