Creative Action After School

Have fun and get creative during our After School program! Our licensed program runs every day of the AISD calendar from the end of the school day until 6:00 pm. During Creative Action After School, students participate in a variety of fun, arts-based creativity classes as well as receive homework help, outdoor play, and snack time.

Program cost is $260/month/child. Sliding scale options are available based on income. Have questions? Please contact Florinda Bryant at Florinda@creativeaction.org.

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With Creative Action After School you receive:

  • Professional Teaching Artists who lead creativity classes that include visual art, filmmaking, music, movement, puppetry, creative writing, acting, and more!
  • Creative Action After School “4C” student curriculum to develop Creative Artists, Courageous Allies, Critical Thinkers, and Confident Leaders.
  • Monthly e-newsletters with photos and updates from the program.
  • “Program sharings”–unique events where students share and celebrate their projects with family and friends.

Creative Action After School is currently available at the following elementary schools: Baranoff, Becker, Brentwood, Bryker Woods, Center for Creative Action (with transportation from Blackshear, Blanton, Campbell, and UT Elementary), Gullett, Maplewood, Ridgetop, Sunset Valley, and Travis Heights. We’ve also added Cunningham Elementary for the 2017-18 School Year.

 

**NOTE TO PARENTS: For your convenience, this year families currently enrolled in Creative Action After School will be automatically enrolled for the 2017-18 school year on April 1st. The $40 registration fee, per student, will be automatically charged on April 1, and your first monthly payment will be due on September 1, 2017. If you have any younger siblings starting school that need to be enrolled please contact Florinda@creativeaction.org by April 1st.

Currently enrolled families have first priority for registration. On May 1st registration will open to families who are NOT currently enrolled. If you decide you are no longer interested in continuing with Creative Action, you must cancel by email before May 1, 2017. Any cancellations received after May 1st will be honored, but the cancellation must happen before May 1st for a refund of the registration fee.

All enrolled families will receive an email from Florinda during the month of April confirming registration and information on next steps in the enrollment process.**

 

Have a 4- or 5-year-old in Pre-K?

We also provide Storybook Adventures, a program that runs 2:12 – 2:57pm (in-between Pre-K letting out and Creative Action After School, which starts at 2:57pm). Students explore reading, creative drama, movement and art around a daily storybook.

Storybook Adventures is offered at Becker, Gullett, Maplewood, and Sunset Valley Elementary.

Program cost is $115/month/child.

If you would you would like our Storybook Adventures Pre-K program at your school, please contact Florinda Bryant at Florinda@creativeaction.org.