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Maplewood Elementary After School

Our high-quality, onsite, licensed after school program engages students in visual art, filmmaking, music, puppetry, creative writing, acting, and more to deepen connections to lessons learned in the classroom, all while expanding the development of social and emotional skills. Students participate in hands-on activities led by professional teaching artists to create projects that improve the community and the world around them.

  • After school runs every day of the AISD calendar from the end of the school day until 6 p.m.
  • The cost for the 2018-19 school year is $248/month/child from August – May. We also offer financial aid for those that qualify.
  • Go here to learn more about our financial aid policies and process.

At Maplewood Elementary, we also offer Storybook Adventures for Pre-K students 2:12 – 2:57 p.m. Students explore reading, creative drama, movement, and art around a daily storybook. Program cost is $105/month/child from August – May.

Enrollment is now open. 

Should your child’s campus become full, we encourage you to sign up for the waitlist in the instance a slot opens up.

Questions? Read through our FAQs or contact

Afterschool Schedule

Groups A / B / C
2:00 – 3:00 Storybook Adventures with Pre-K
3:00 – 3:15 Snack in cafeteria
3:15 – 3:45 Recess outside (in gym if inclement weather)
3:45 – 4:05 Transition
4:05 – 5:15 Creative Action class
5:15 – 6:00 Free time / stations in cafeteria

Group D
3:00 – 4:05 Recess and games
4:05 – 4:15 Snack in cafeteria
4:15 – 5:20 Upper Elementary Academy class
5:20 – 6:00 Free time / stations in cafeteria 
Group E 
3:00 – 4:05 Upper Elementary Academy class
4:05 – 4:15 Snack in cafeteria
4:15 – 5:20 Recess and games
5:20 – 6:00 Free time / stations in cafeteria 

Updates & events:

  • Creative Action will host Day Camps at Maplewood on October 5, January 3, and January 4. These days are student holidays when no school will be held. Register for Day Camp here.
  • Students from all schools are invited to attend Day Camp at the Center for Creative Action on October 8 and February 18. Register for Day Camp here.

Past Newsletters

August 2018
September 2018
October 2018
November 2018
December 2018
January 2019
February 2019
March 2019
April 2019
May 2019
June 2019

Zac Carr

Zac Carr, Site Coordinator

Zac is an actor, improviser, musical comedian, and cat dad.  He joined Creative Action in 2013 as a teaching artist, and has worked with students on all kinds of projects from radio shows to Rube Goldberg machines, a zombie horror movie, music videos, and even a variety TV show.  He has studied improv in Chicago at the iO Theater, collaborated with international artists at a theatre laboratory in Bulgaria, and directed plays in West Texas where he was a second-grade teacher at Friona Elementary.  He returned to Austin in the summer of 2018 and is energized and excited to explore and support the arts with students at Maplewood Elementary.

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