After School - MooseKids
MooseKids - building confidence, making new friends,
developing new skills and discovering new interest
The MooseKids after-school program provides a safe and nurturing environment for children attending Westtown’s Lower School. Children enrolled in the program have an opportunity to participate in both structured and self-directed activities with the MooseKids staff and other professional enrichment activity providers. MooseKids is also a time for students who have homework to participate in Study Club and work on their homework with the help of a MooseKids staff member. A healthy snack is provided daily. Don't miss out!
Click here for the MooseKids Program Calendar for the '21 - '22 school year
MooseKids Phone Number: Cell (610) 633-8773
Spring Enrichment 2022
Level 7 Tennis | April 5 - May 24 | 1st - 5th grade
$250 Per Student
This is an introduction to tennis that will teach balance, hand-eye coordination exercises, and basic swing exercises. Our goal is to help each child realize their personal excellence on the court through simple and easy-to-understand instructions. Our teaching method focuses on targeting one key area at a time while keeping a long-term vision of higher excellence for the student. Class ends at 4:45 p.m. Please pick up your child on the Lower School Playground.
Moon Metalsmithing: Advanced | April 5 - May 24 | 3rd - 5th grade
$350 Per Student
Join Teacher Martin in Advanced Metalsmithing, where students will spend their time focusing on refining the skills learned in the introductory level class and learning new, advanced techniques. Students will be encouraged to take on longer term, more advanced projects, and will utilize new tools to achieve their goals. Example projects may include: chiseled plates and functional cups, tool making (hammers and chisels), more advanced stone setting techniques for jewelry, and learning more in-depth chiseling techniques.
Prerequisite: at least one previous metalsmithing class with T. Martin, or one session of summer camp. Due to the advanced nature of this class and the time needed to complete larger projects, class will be from 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Namaste Yoga & Art | April 13 - June 1 | PC - 1st grade
$250 Per Student
Join teaching artist and yoga instructor Lynné Filion for this mindful movement and artistic expression course. Students will explore yoga poses, breathwork, and mindfulness through games, stories, and guided movement. Woven throughout the course will be a number of art projects for students to express their creativity. Students will decorate their own yoga mats to take home, create mandalas, and more. Class ends at 4:45 p.m. Please pick up your child on either the Lower school Playground or the Gathering Room.
Robot Zoo | April 6 - May 24 | 3rd - 5th grade
$250 Per Student
Join Teacher Amanda Jeane (LS Science Teacher) to learn how to code and build simple mechanisms. We will build animals out of crafting supplies, recyclable materials, and the Hummingbird Robotics kit. This course is not leveled, so students can repeat the course and create something new with added challenges each time. Class ends at 4:45 pm. Please pick up your child on either the Lower School Playground or the Gathering Room.
Moon Metalsmithing | April 6 - May 24 | 3rd - 5th grade
$300 Per Student
In Introduction to Metalsmithing, students will learn the basics of stamping and chiseling techniques to create patterns onto copper. Students will have the opportunity to learn Turkish designs along with creating new patterns while learning about positive and negative space. Projects will include keychains, medallions, coasters, and plates. This class will be from 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Parents: We would love to have this class extend until 5:45 p.m. If your child is interested in the extra time with Teacher Martin, you can select this option upon registration. We require a minimum of six students in order to run the class until 5:45 p.m.
Science Explorers | April 7 - May 25 | PC - 2nd grade
$250 Per Student
Science Explorers Super Sampler and Wacky World of Science
We have picked of the top hands-on science activities for this special club! Students will join Teacher Tine and discover the amazing properties of water, make colorful density towers, and create their own motorized invention! Then, they can demonstrate Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion as they launch their own air powered rocket, use chemistry to freeze a slushy treat, become a rock doc for the day, build and erupt their own volcano, and learn how to extract DNA from bananas! Class ends at 4:45 p.m.
Sports Around the World! | April 7 - May 25 | 2nd - 5th grade
$250 Per Student
Join us as we learn (and play) sports and games from around the world! These are sports and games students may not get the opportunity to play in a traditional setting: from Sepal takraw to cricket to Tchoukball. If your child is interested in learning how to play new and exciting sports, this is the enrichment for them! Students will also uphold important sportsmanship values such as teamwork, communication and mutual respect while gaining new perspectives on what a sport is and why we play them. This enrichment is open to all students grade 2 - 5, no sports experience necessary. Please ensure your child has proper footwear (sneakers) and appropriate athletic apparel! Class ends at 4:45 p.m.
2021 - 2022 Fees:
Yearly Plans until 4:45 p.m. and 6 p.m.:
These plan provides daily programming for students in Primary Circle through 5th grade from 3:30 until 6:00 p.m. when school is in session. This plan provides the best value and can be paid in installments over the course of the year, per month, or in full at the beginning of the school year.
Families who do not plan to use MooseKids more than two days per week, can choose this option for $15.00 per hour. Families will decide which days their children will attend MooseKids each month by filling out a Google form. With this program, students can attend after-school programs on an as-needed basis. Invoices will be generated at the beginning of each month, and the balance will automatically be charged to the credit card on file.
Extended MooseKids Coverage:
The MooseKids program does not include any vacation or holidays. Families can choose to add on our Vacation MooseKids option to have childcare during some of these times. This option is open to both the Yearly and Pay-As-You-Go Plans. Please check the Extended MooseKids Coverage Calendar to see when coverage is available.
Enrichment classes are offered three times a year in eight-week sessions. Students learn to play tennis, brush up on their dancing skills, or even learn the art of Turkish metal-smithing — our enrichment program has something for everyone. Our fall enrichment schedule is coming soon!
until 4:45 p.m.
until 6:00 p.m.
*Add on for all plans
MooseKids ends promptly at 6:00 p.m. A flat-rate charge of $25.00 will be charged for late pickup, and an additional $1.00/minute will be added after 6:10 p.m.