SCHOOL'S OUT!

The COMO’s School’s Out offers a fun curriculum-based, full-day care program for families with K-8 youth that need assistance during scheduled school vacations and days off and for those looking to add some fun to their school vacation. This program is open to anyone in our community, not only those that participate in regular COMO programs– register for full or half day sessions, or a mix! See available 2017-2018 dates below. Spaces are limited! Registration forms must be on file prior to the date of care needed. We look forward to meeting you!

 

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AVAILABLE DAYS

-December 26th, December 27th, 

December 28th, December 29th

-March 29th

-April 16th, April 17th

April 18th, April 19th, April 20th

 

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SCHOOL'S OUT SESSION THEMES

Choose from a half-day (AM 9-12 or PM 1-4), full-day or extended day options! 


December 26:

AM: Upcycle Art: 

Take something used and make it new! Let’s use materials from the COMO Thrift shop to create our own unique art. Make your masterpiece wearable, or create a sculpture from recycled items. 

PM: Board Game Mania

Scrabble, Candyland, Battleship and more! Enjoy an afternoon playing with your peers, and game your winter blues away.


December 27:

AM: Magician’s Apprentice

Enter a secret portal in the COMO, leading to a land with fantastical creatures and magic! Learn some magic tricks to amaze your family and friends, and then adventure with your fellow magicians.

PM: Magical Adventures, Fantastic Fun

The COMO transforms into a world of your creation!  Design and make the landscape, use our costumes to transform into a character of your choosing, and save the day with magical team-building games.


December 28:

AM: Creative With Clay: Cultural Clay Work

From Greek sculpture to Indian tables, clay has been used for centuries around the world to express what is valued by a culture.  Make your own cultural art piece with our Pottery Teacher!

PM: COMO Indoor Sports

Has winter got you down? A morning of COMO Indoor Sports will give you and instant pick-me-up, with endless options for indoor fun! Try paddle tennis, karate and basketball, just to name a few. You may find your new favorite winter sport!


December 29:

 

AM: Back to the Future: 2017

Get ready for the new year with tons of fun games and crafts perfect for 2017! 

PM: Kitchen Creations: New Year, New Food

Make and taste an assortment of hors d’oeuvres for New Year’s Eve, so you can replicate the recipes at home for family and friends!  

 



 

 

March 29:

AM: Pond Pals: STEM Outdoors

Use our engaging Pond Pals curriculum to learn about the COMO Pond habitat, test the pH of the water, and record and compare our findings!

PM: Recess S.O.S. (School’s Out Style)

Your favorite recess games take center stage. Make your own hopscotch outside, shoot hoops in our gym, and play on our playground. Kick it up a notch with kickball, tag games, and more for a fun afternoon filled with activities to get you moving!


April 13:

 AM: COMO Outdoor Sports

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Spring is in the air, and that means spring sports are on their way! We will get a taste of the upcoming season, trying soccer, tennis, Frisbee and field hockey!

PM: Take a Hike! 

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.


April 16:

AM: Maker’s Morning: Mini Smoke Ring Launcher

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PM:Take A Hike!

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.


April 17:

AM: Maker’s Morning: The Dirty Pour Painting

PM: Take A Hike!

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.


April 18:

AM: Maker’s Morning: Egg-tastic Escape

PM: Take A Hike!

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.

 

 


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APRIL 19:

AM: Maker’s Morning: Rockets

PM: Take A Hike!

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.


APRIL 20:

AM: Maker’s Morning: Speed Spray Paint

PM: Take A Hike!

As part of our Spring Break School’s Out series, we will be exploring different trails in the greater Stonington area. Explore these hidden gems, and gain a greater appreciation for the natural landscape.