Grayson students have several options for aftercare and extracurricular activities. We also offer weekend enrichment programs, available to all gifted students in the greater Philadelphia area.
Pick-up by 4:00 p.m. – $10
Pick-up between 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. – $25
For daily drop-ins or any changes in participation or pick-up, parents are asked to contact the office by 2:30 p.m. at 484.428.3241. You will be billed monthly.
Sign up now for our fall after school programs!
Afterschool clubs and activities cover a range of interests and are offered throughout the year. Each will require a minimum of 5 students in order for the program to be held. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please email Jessica Curtiss if you require financial aid (only available for students receiving tuition assistance).
Ultimate Frisbee | September 24 – November 16 (8 weeks)
We will be offering two different groups of Ultimate Frisbee after school this fall.
Grades 4-6 Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $400
Grades 7-10 Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $400
Ultimate Frisbee in a non-contact team sport that with the objective to score by passing the Frisbee downfield until it is caught in the opposing team’s end zone. Players of all levels are welcome as our kids will improve their skills and have fun in playing games against each other in mixed teams on Wednesdays.
First Lego League (Ages 9-16) | September 24 – November 30 (10 weeks + competition date TBD)
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $1250
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $1250
NOTE: Both Teams will add Optional Fridays beginning November 2 to prepare for competition
This year’s FIRST LEGO League Challenge is Into Orbit, based on a real-world scientific topic. Each Challenge has three parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and the Core Values. We’ll have two teams of up to 8 children, who will program an autonomous robot to score points on a themed playing field (Robot Game), develop a solution to a problem they have identified (Project), all guided by the FIRST Core Values. Both teams will attend an official regional tournament in December.
K-3 Soccer | September 24 – November 16 (8 weeks)
Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $200
Afterschool soccer will focus on individual skill, fitness and sportsmanship, providing an opportunity for our young players to be challenged through fun games and team interaction. The kids will be introduced to competition, respect, and appreciation for one another. Basic skills like dribbling, passing and shooting will be covered.
K-5 Chess | September 24 – November 16 (8 weeks)
Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $200
All students grades K-5 are welcome to join The Knight School where we use only super-fun teaching methods such as super-fast chess clock-slapping chessgames, zany chess videos, a strict bully-free environment, silicone wristbands for tactics mastery, chess puzzlers, driving music, hilarious tactics, lesson videos, and Mardi-Gras bead tournaments. In this kid-centered classroom environment, we teach kids every cool trick, strategy, opening, and tactic in chessdom so they learn to love and master chess and to masterfully control their classrooms, sports fields, and home lives as well. Our Chess Team wants you!
Knitting | Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 (3 weeks)
Grades 2 and up
Mondays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $75
Do you enjoy creating things from scratch and using your hands? If so, come learn to knit! In this introductory class you will learn the basics and work on creating items such as coasters, scarves, and hats. All levels welcomed!
Basketball Basics | Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 (3 weeks)
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $75
Our basketball workshop for grades K-3 aims to teach the game of basketball to boys and girls all while having fun! This “mini session” will provide a strong foundation for player development by stressing the fundamentals of the game through ball handling, defensive, rebounding and shooting stations.
Cooking | Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12 (3 weeks)
Grades 4 and up
Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. | $95
If your child loves to help you prepare dinner or make their own culinary masterpiece, then sign up for after-school cooking! Our after-school program will incorporate math skills, chemistry lessons, fine motor skills and most importantly enjoying some delicious foods!