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! Participants engage in exciting activities throughout the COMO campus, utilizing areas such as the pottery studio, tennis courts, Makerspace, soccer fields, outdoor classroom, Children's Garden, and MORE! 

 
 
 
My daughter loved the 3D printing and making the bird feeder and nest! I loved that she had somewhere fun and educational to go to with flexible hours for my husband while I was traveling on business. Thanks COMO!
— COMO School's Out! Parent

K-8th Grade:

Member Pricing:
Before Care: 7-9 a.m. | $10
Half Day: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. | $30
Full Day: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $55
After Care: 4-6 p.m. | $10

Non-Member Fee: $30 per day

My boys love the schools out program. They appreciate that they are kept busy and I appreciate that they are learning. There’s a wide variety of activities and the staff is the best.
— COMO School's Out! Parent

November 5

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

Giant chess, Scrabble, Candyland, Battleship and more! Enjoy an afternoon playing with your peers!

 

December 23

AM: Winter Wonderland: Icy Exploration!

Join us as we explore the many exciting changes of the icy world around us as we embrace winters bitterly cold weather. We will investigate the unique characteristics of ice and snow, how animals and plants adapt, and manipulate ice in creative art and science activities. 


PM: Creative with Clay!


December 26

AM: Winter Wonderland: Icy Exploration!

Join us as we explore the many exciting changes of the icy world around us as we embrace winters bitterly cold weather. We will investigate the unique characteristics of ice and snow, how animals and plants adapt, and manipulate ice in creative art and science activities. 


PM: Builders Wanted! Engineering at its FUNest!

As winter winds blow we will challenge our builders to create structures that will stand up to nature's most unruly winter weather!


December 27

AM: Winter Wonderland: Icy Exploration!

Join us as we explore the many exciting changes of the icy world around us as we embrace winters bitterly cold weather. We will investigate the unique characteristics of ice and snow, how animals and plants adapt, and manipulate ice in creative art and science activities. 


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 30

AM: Winter Wonderland: Icy Exploration!

Join us as we explore the many exciting changes of the icy world around us as we embrace winters bitterly cold weather. We will investigate the unique characteristics of ice and snow, how animals and plants adapt, and manipulate ice in creative art and science activities. 


PM: Kitchen Creations: New Year, New Food

New year, new me at the COMO means exploring new things and that includes food! Join us as we dive mouth first into the scrumptious delights of some of winters yummiest comfort foods!


December 31

AM: Winter Wonderland: Icy Exploration!

Join us as we explore the many exciting changes of the icy world around us as we embrace winters bitterly cold weather. We will investigate the unique characteristics of ice and snow, how animals and plants adapt, and manipulate ice in creative art and science activities. 


PM: New Years Around the World

The COMO is ready to celebrate the new year. What better way to embrace the year ahead than exploring how people around the world ring in the new year. We want you to bring your dancing shoes and wear your best smile as we gather together to explore diverse celebrations world wide! 


February 18

AM: Blast from the Past: Historical Food and Games

Step into the COMO time machine as we blast into the past to explore how our country's founding fathers cooked, dressed, and even played when they were kids, strap in for a wild ride!


PM: Blast from the Past: Historical S.T.E.A.M.

 

March 13

AM: COMO Campus: Explore Indoor

Come along as we embark on the ultimate COMO experience! First we will get into the COMO spirit as we let loose in the gym, get creative on the stage and with art and end the morning in our makerspace. 


PM: COMO Campus: Adventure Outdoors 

The afternoon is the perfect time to take the adventure outdoors while we explore the COMO fields, paddle courts and a Children's Garden, the adventure awaits!. 

 

April 13-17

AM: Spring Weather Exploration

Spring is here and so is its unpredictable weather. Join the COMO as we dive into the hows and why’s of this wacky season. Rain or shine we will investigate some of spring's most outrageous and stunning offerings via hands on activities and experiments.


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.

School’s Out! students play a thrilling game of GIANT chess!

School’s Out! students play a thrilling game of GIANT chess!

School’s Out Students get creative with clay!

School’s Out Students get creative with clay!

 
School’s Out! students build Lego creations!

School’s Out! students build Lego creations!

 
 
School’s Out! students get a Karate lesson with 5th Degree Black Belt, Sensei Scott!

School’s Out! students get a Karate lesson with 5th Degree Black Belt, Sensei Scott!

 
 
School’s Out! student shows off his yummy nacho recipe made in the COMO kitchen!

School’s Out! student shows off his yummy nacho recipe made in the COMO kitchen!

 
 
Winter science is AMAZING!

Winter science is AMAZING!

 
 
School’s Out! students in the makerspace with S.T.E.A.M. Director, Victoria Witte.

School’s Out! students in the makerspace with S.T.E.A.M. Director, Victoria Witte.

 
School’s Out! students get a fun lesson on the paddle courts!

School’s Out! students get a fun lesson on the paddle courts!

 
School’s Out! students find the perfect tree to take a break on during their hike!

School’s Out! students find the perfect tree to take a break on during their hike!