Peck Slip (PS 343)

Welcome - At the end of the school day, classroom teachers dismiss all students registered for our program directly to our staff, who greet students with a healthy snack and a smile. Students eat and socialize with friends, decompressing from the school day and gearing up for after-school.

Class Time - The sports, arts and enrichment classes that you select when enrolling your child in the program are taught by certified teachers, teaching artists and activity specialists. Each day, your child is dismissed directly to our staff. After a healthy snack, Depending on our offerings students will have the option to attend an early class at 3:30pm or a late class at 4:40pm.

Before and After Class - Students choose from a list of structured and open play activities, set up by our team leaders. These activities include: study hall, gym sports, yard play, indoor games, arts & crafts, music and more. This activity is built into your child’s daily schedule as a structured free play before and after their selected club for the day.

See below for our daily class offerings:

Monday

  • Group Piano (Grade K– 1)
  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 5)
  • Studio Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Dance (Grade 2–3)
  • Basketball (Grade 4–5)
  • Science Lab (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Group Piano

We offer an introduction to the piano keyboard in a group lesson setting. All levels are welcome. These classes are an excellent introduction to rhythm, melody and music theory.
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Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
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Grade K– 5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 2–3

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade 2–3

Dance

Students in this dance club will work on routines and build their skills while exploring different styles of dance such as Afro-beat, Hip-Hop, Dancehall and more! 

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Grade 4–5

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 4–5

Science Lab

With an eye on presentation, this class will explore science topics from electricity to ecosystems, from the biology of insects to the wonders of the solar system and beyond. Each semester will culminate in an exciting presentation for parents and peers.
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Tuesday

  • Studio Art (Grade K– 1)
  • Tumbling (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 5)
  • Musical Theater (Grade 2–3)
  • Basketball (Grade 2–3)
  • Soccer (Grade 4–5)
  • Crochet (Grade 2–5)
  • DCC Swimming Lessons (Grade K– 5)
Grade K– 1

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade K– 1

Tumbling

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills while having fun!!
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Grade K– 5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 2–3

Musical Theater

Broadway performers help students develop singing, dancing and acting skills. Students work as a cast throughout the semester on scenes and musical production numbers. At the end of each semester, the class will perform on stage for family and friends!
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Grade 2–3

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 4–5

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
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Grade 2–5

Crochet

Students will learn to knit and crochet while creating their own original designs.

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Grade K– 5

DCC Swimming Lessons

At the beginning of each semester, children are evaluated individually by our full-time aquatic director and certified teaching staff. Groups are assigned by age and ability. Classes are limited to 3-6 students per instructor, depending on the age and ability level of the swimmers. Parents receive progress reports at the end of each semester that outline the skills their children have acquired, as well as areas of potential improvement.

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Wednesday

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Soccer (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 5)
  • Athletics (Grade 2–3)
  • Cartooning & Comic Book Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Dance (Grade 4–5)
  • DIY Crafting (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

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Grade K– 1

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
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Grade K– 5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 2–3

Athletics

Students enjoy a variety of sports and active games.
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Grade 2–3

Cartooning & Comic Book Art

Inspired by their favorite comic book artists and armed with their imagination, student create characters and story lines, first in single panels, then in comic strips, and finally creating complete comic books at the end of each semester.
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Grade 4–5

Dance

Students in this dance club will work on routines and build their skills while exploring different styles of dance such as Afro-beat, Hip-Hop, Dancehall and more! 

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Grade 4–5

DIY Crafting

Children let their imaginations run free as they explore and experiment using clay, paint, found objects and other unusual materials to create their own masterpiece. This open ended class provides different stations with various art materials to help bring your child's vision to life!

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Thursday

  • Creative Drama (Grade K– 1)
  • Jewelry Making/DIY (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 5)
  • MY Runway Project (Grade 2–5)
  • Soccer (Grade 2–3)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
  • Athletics (Grade 4–5)
  • DCC Swimming Lessons (Grade K– 5)
Grade K– 1

Creative Drama

An introduction to the theater. Children develop their talents through role playing, theater games, songs and storytelling.
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Grade K– 1

Jewelry Making/DIY

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.
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Grade K– 5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 2–5

MY Runway Project

Students will sketch fashion figures, design fabrics, and create full lines of clothing, producing their own style books. Students will work toward an end of semester Fashion show featuring the design pieces they've worked on.
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Grade 2–3

Soccer

Kids will learn the basic rules, skills, and sportsmanship to help improve their soccer game. All levels welcome!
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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
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Grade 4–5

Athletics

Students enjoy a variety of sports and active games.
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Grade K– 5

DCC Swimming Lessons

At the beginning of each semester, children are evaluated individually by our full-time aquatic director and certified teaching staff. Groups are assigned by age and ability. Classes are limited to 3-6 students per instructor, depending on the age and ability level of the swimmers. Parents receive progress reports at the end of each semester that outline the skills their children have acquired, as well as areas of potential improvement.

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Friday

  • LEGO Projects & Construction (Grade K– 1)
  • Dance (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 5)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Flag Football (Grade 2–3)
  • Jewelry Making/DIY (Grade 4–5)
  • Flag Football (Grade 3–5)
Grade K– 1

LEGO Projects & Construction

Kids will receive daily challenges of structures to build with Legos. There will also be time for students to explore on their own and in small groups, building creations of their own invention.

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Grade K– 1

Dance

Students in this dance club will work on routines and build their skills while exploring different styles of dance such as Afro-beat, Hip-Hop, Dancehall and more! 

×
Grade K– 5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

×
Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
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Grade 2–3

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

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Grade 4–5

Jewelry Making/DIY

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.

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Grade 3–5

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

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