GRADES 2-8 (Fall 2022)
TECHNOLOGY All Technologies Taught by Empow
Concurrent enrollment in any
Available from 1.5 – 6 hours per day
Monday – Friday
Starting at $360 per semester with
significant discounts for multiple days
Afterschool STEM Care Program Overview
Come spark and develop your child’s interest in STEM in a supportive, social, and fun afterschool environment
Gain all the convenience and benefits of traditional afterschool programs, and more! Designed to work in partnership with our STEM Classes, your student will be able to work on their Class project with semi-structured support or grow their passion for STEM by exploring the dozens of STEM technologies offered at Empow. Whether your child is programming their first robot or creating a self-watering garden in Minecraft, we nurture their creative talent, build up their imagination, and spark interests that open up new possibilities, and accommodate individual differences, all in a fun and social environment.
An Amazing Afterschool Program for Your Child
- Great for kids that love or want to explore coding, robotics, digital animation, digital architecture, digital engineering, video game design, digital photography, and so more!
- Available M-F including early release days with concurrent enrollment in any Class on any day*
- Convenient hours from the time school ends until 7pm*
- Unique on- and off-screen STEM-based focus integrated with Empow Classes
- Help joining carpools from nearby schools to our centers
- Rock star counselors your child and you will love
- Small groups offering personalized support
- Access and support to help your child progress on their STEM Class project — believe it or not kids love this!
- Opportunity to explore dozens of STEM technologies also offered in our Classes
- Fun, friends, snack, and homework help!
* Follows the public school schedule in the town in which the program runs
Benefits of Empow’s Afterschool STEM Care
Great for Kids…
- Ignite their passions as they discover what parts of STEM they love most
- Build self-esteem and confidence as they complete ambitious STEM projects
- Make new friends as they learn to collaborate and play with classmates
- Thrive in a community that embraces their unique talents and personality
- Flex their imagination and creativity whether they’re coding, designing video games, or sculpting in virtual 3D clay
- Develop valuable habits as they experiment, persist, and solve problems to complete STEM projects
… and Great for Parents
- Gain all the convenience and benefits of traditional afterschool programs
- Join carpools with Empow families from nearby schools
Additional Perks of Enrolling in Afterschool STEM Care
- Available Throughout the Week, not just on your child’s Empow Class day(s)!
- School Holiday Camps: You know those days where you have to work but kids have the day off? Well, you save on that too! Get 10% off our already low price as an existing Empow customer!
- School Vacation Camps: February and April Vacations often sneak up on us. Get 10% off our already reasonable prices.
- School Half-Days: You know those days — Professional Learning Days, Parent/Teacher Conferences, etc…We are there with reasonable rates when you need us
- Early access to Summer Camp Enrollment. Most of our summer camp sessions sell out each summer. Get special early access and the broadest range of options!
Typical Daily Schedule
|Includes welcome circle and free play
|3:50pm-4:00pm: Free play
|Some students transition to 4pm Classes
|4:00pm-5:00pm: STEM Projects
|Some students focus on their Class projects. Others explore any our STEM technologies. Collaboration is encouraged
|5:00pm-5:20pm: Quiet time
|Students often read, draw, listen to music with headphones, or play board games
|5:20pm-5:30pm: No screens free play
|Some students transition in from earlier or out to later Classes
|5:30pm-6:30pm: Themed STEM projects
|Students explore our STEM technologies with weekly projects
|6:30pm - 7:00pm: Free play and pick up
|Options to play Minecraft or STEM-based games
Homework. During any non-snack time students can work on homework and receive help from our counselors.
Early release days. Add time for fun hands-on STEM-oriented games and projects
Now Enrolling Winter Semester Afterschool STEM Care
Enroll in two sessions and get the third 50% off! Enroll in three and get the fourth 75% off, or enroll in four and get the fifth one FREE!*
Enroll anytime throughout the semester.
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Get Help Choosing the Best Class and Afterschool STEM Care Schedule for Your Child
Our advisors make it easy for for you to:
- Understand the unique benefits of each Class
- Select the best-fitting Class(es) for your child based on their passions and your learning goals
- Find the most convenient location, days and times for Classes that fit your family’s busy schedule
- Schedule Afterschool STEM Care to create a full after-school experience until 7pm on the day of Class and/or other days M-F
- Join carpools with other nearby Empow families
- Create a year-long sequence of STEM classes that support your family’s learning priorities
- Schedule time to come in for a visit and see the magic happening!
Class and Afterschool STEM Care Schedule for the 2022-23 School Year
- September 5 – Labor Day
- September 26 – Rosh Hashanah
- October 5 – Yom Kippur
- October 10 – Indigenous People’s Day
- November 11 – Veterans Day
- November 24-25 – Thanksgiving Break
- December 24-31 – Christmas
- January 1-2 – New Year’s Day
- January 16 – Martin Luther King Day
- February 20-24 – February Vacation
- April 17 – Good Friday
- April 17-21 – Spring Vacation
- May 29 – Memorial Day
- June 19 – Juneteenth
Enroll anytime throughout the semester. Rates are automatically prorated.
- Fall: 9/6/22 – 12/2/22
- Winter: 12/5/22 – 3/11/23
- Spring: 3/13/23 – 6/10/23
Please note our Holiday schedule. Families can take advantage of Holiday Camps (1-day) and Vacation Camps (1-week) when classes aren’t running.
ROCK STAR TEACHERS THAT INSPIRE AND TEACH WITH FUN, CREATIVITY, AND TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT EMPOW STUDIOS HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS A FAMILY FAVORITE FOR THE SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR!
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Need help choosing the perfect Classes, scheduling Afterschool STEM Care, or joining carpools? Our advisors can help find the options that best fit your family, your learning goals, and your child’s interests.
These programs are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
* These discounts cannot be combined. Each may be combined with certain other discounts such as those for siblings. Discount combinations are made clear during checkout.