Extended Day Program for Kids
When the school day ends, the adventure begins
Putting Safety First
We take extra measures to ensure your children are safe while attending our program.
The After School Zone Academy is a community based extended day program, committed to taking a leadership role in child care services and direct its activities toward student success.
Homework is an important aspect of our after school program for students, and our staff work our kids, and their parents to ensure the children complete their homework Monday - Thursday during our dedicated homework time and extended times when needed.
After School Pickup
Free pickup from the following Lexington/Richland District 5 Schools:
Nursery Road Elementary
Seven Oaks Elementary
Harbison West Elementary
Dutch Fork Elementary
H.E. Corley Elementary
Irmo Middle School (6th Grade)
Academic & Enrichment Activities
Students are given opportunities to learn through hands-on activities and experiments. They engage in fun activities that create a desire to learn through a mix of traditional and nontraditional topics including STEM, arts and crafts, cooking sessions, and leadership and financial training.
Daily Physical Activities
Students are encouraged to be physically active daily to enhance their physical well-being. Our staff helps them identify activities they enjoy and might engage in long term. Physical activity keeps kids’ bodies and minds from becoming sluggish and unproductive.
STEM Maker Lab
Students receive weekly in-person STEM enrichment from our partner STEM for Kids SC in our STEM Maker Lab. Students enhance their critical thinking by building video games, Minecraft virtual city building, and animation and game design.
The Yogi Bear program is design to enhanced the mindfulness of children by using games, art, play and meditation techniques. The behavior intervention used, helps children acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
As a visible and viable part of its Irmo, SC community, The After School Zone Academy continues to increase its effectiveness through the establishment of balanced programming, which allows children to play, explore, learn, and create by planning activities daily through a variety of learning resources, materials and games in a safe, fun and supportive environment. Our open door policy embraces all who desire a better quality of child.
WE SUPPORT THE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES
Our program meets the needs of every child and understands child development.
Our parents feel respected and involved in our program.
Children select activities and materials that interest them and they learn by being actively involved.
Our staff shows concern and respect for children's needs and ideas and talk with them in caring ways.
Fexible After School Care Registration
After School Activities Shuttle Pick-up and Drop-off
No Time Limit Homework Assistance with Accuracy and Completion
Creative Enrichment Programs
Relaxing Reading Time
Indoor Sports and Fun Arcade Games
Daily Power Snack
Lexington County Bookmobile
Healthy Cooking Sessions
STEM based Activities
Ages 4 - 12
Pre-K to 6th
Transportation to and
from after school activities
Fun dance exercise & etiquette lessons
Ages 4 to 12
Spring Break Camp
Ages 4 - 12
Winter Break Camp
Ages 4 - 12
Kids' Nite Out
3rd Friday of Every month
Every Mon - Thur