ABC’s Out of School Care Program provides an engaging learning environment for school-aged children. The age range of the children using School-Aged Care places unique demands on the design space. The OSC room allows flexible use of space for a variety of development stages for children between 6-12 years. There is enough space to accommodate a wide variety of activities, including interactive social games, sports and mixed media, arts, as well as space for quiet activities such as reading or working on school projects. The room has access to the outdoor area and a wide range of gaming equipment such as hockey, soccer/footballs and bats, hula hoops, pool noodles etc. The room also has a multicultural library and reading areas with large comfortable sofas. Children have access to individual cubbies for keeping their backpacks and other personal belongings.
The program activities are planned to inculcate positive interaction amongst peers. The focus is on developing the ability to communicate and solve problems in an amicable manner. The program thrives at developing creativity in all facets of the program; promoting individuality, self-esteem and a sense of self-worth among children. Children are actively engaged in a stimulating learning environment.
We offer a safe, structured environment that balances learning and fun. Our programs provide enrichment opportunities, field trips, engaging learning centers, and opportunities to extend learning beyond the school day. From completing homework to fun physical activities, this program builds independent learners while promoting youth voice.