Aftercare & Extended Care
The Afternoon Programs at the Waldorf School of Garden City are designed for students of all ages and are led by experienced Waldorf teachers. For the youngest children, the program creates a warm, home-like atmosphere. For older students, a quiet space to complete homework and receive guidance is provided as well as supervised recreation time. In addition, parents may arrange for their children to receive individual tutoring services.
Afternoon Care Programs
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nursery & Mixed-Age Kindergarten
The children enjoy the afternoon in the nursery or in one of the mixed-age kindergarten classrooms. Lunch is provided by parents (A homemade soup is only provided to the nursery). The daily rhythm includes a nap or rest time, followed by both indoor and outdoor free-play. The program is led by experienced early childhood teachers.
- $4,000 for the full year program, 5 days per week
- $800 for the full year program, 1 day per week
Friday “Lunch Bunch” – Grades 1 – 3
Parents are reminded that the school day ends at 12:00 noon each Friday for students in grades 1–3. Children in “Lunch Bunch” eat together followed by an afternoon of indoor and outdoor playtime. Children staying after 3:20 pm join the Extended Day Program.
- $900 for the year
- $30 afternoon or $10 per hour
For more information about the Afternoon Care Program, please contact: Carol Proctor at (516) 742-3434 ext. 301
Extended Day Programs
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nursery – Grade 3
After a long school day, our goal is to provide a nurturing and home-like atmosphere for our Extended Day students. Children in nursery through 1st grade gather in one of the mixed-age kindergarten classrooms, while the second and third graders gather in the library. The program includes both indoor and outdoor play, as weather permits. A healthy mid-afternoon snack is provided.
- $12 per hour, $6 for additional siblings
For more information about the Extended Day Program, please contact: Carol Proctor at (516) 742-3434 ext. 301
Early Drop Off
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Limited Enrollment. Priority given to working families.
- $750 for the year
Please contact: Carol Proctor at (516) 742-3434 ext. 301 for more information.