After School Programs
We provide opportunities for students to connect with friends, discover new interests, and relax before and after school in the familiar and enriching school environment they already know.
Extended Care Hours: Monday - Friday from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m. throughout the school year.
Preschool Extended Care consists of outdoor play, free choice in various activity centers and a late afternoon snack. (In addition there are optional enrichment classes, see below for details)
Elementary Extended Care consists of snack, free play, outdoor play and a choice of one "Power Hour" activity each afternoon. Power Hour activities include: Music Studio, P.E Zone, Art Studio, Homework Area and Games Center. (In addition there are optional enrichment classes, see below for details)
Extended Care Fees:
- $20 per day of attendance in extended care (you only pay for the days your child is present in extended care)
- $15 per day following a child's scheduled enrichment class
Enrichment Classes are held throughout the school year and can be attended during the hours of extended care, for both preschool and elementary students. Enrichment Class costs vary depending on the class, the average cost for a 10-week session is around $250. Each session there are classes in Mandarin and English to choose from.
Sample Preschool Enrichment Class offerings:
- Tree Frog Treks
- SF Tots Soccer
- Jewelry Making
- Watercolor & Painting
- Chinese Calligraphy
- Music Mayhem
- Young Performers Theatre
- ...and so many more!
Sample Elementary Enrichment Class offerings:
- High Tech Science
- Knitting Club
- STEM Maker Lab
- Beginner Piano
- Spy Kids
- MV Code Club
- ...and so many more!
PKS has a robust extracurricular athletics program, offering a wide variety of sports team options throughout the year including soccer, t-ball, volleyball, and baseball. Coach Jim and Coach Bret, the PKS P.E. teachers, lead most teams in addition to some parent volunteers. Registration fees vary per sport.
PKS provides engaging, educational Mandarin Immersion summer camps each year. Read about our Summer 2016 program (as well as camp tuition information). Summer camps run from end of June to early August. Our Preschool Summer Camp is open to preschool and incoming preschool students, our Elementary Summer Camp is open to current, alumni and external families.
Occasionally, PKS also hosts outside provider summer camps such as Adventure Camp, Renegade Tinkering and Tech Explosion.
Information about Summer 2018 will be posted in early 2018.
Additionally, PKS offers camps for preschool and elementary students during Mid-Winter Break in February and Spring Break in April (subject to enrollment). There are no camps offered during Winter Break.
Any questions? Please call us or email our Director of Auxiliary Programs, Kristina Coleman.
Photos: parent volunteers and John Lee