Choosing the right afterschool program in Broward County can provide your child with added opportunities to socialize and learn with his or her peers. At the Early Learning Centers of Broward County (ELC-Broward), we offer Afterschool programs for children aged five to twelve in a safe environment supervised by our experienced teachers. Our commitment to your child’s education and safety can provide you with greater peace of mind and confidence during the hours when you cannot be there in person.
Highlights of our Afterschool Program
Depending on the age of your child, you can opt for the preschool or school-aged Afterschool program at one of our four convenient locations in Broward County:
Our Afterschool program offers supervised homework time, socialization, and outdoor supersize and activities.
The Creative Curriculum Difference
ELC-Broward employs a customized version of the Creative Curriculum system to ensure that each child is well-prepared for the challenges of the academic environment. The Creative Curriculum program provides age-appropriate instruction for children from infancy through elementary school. It accommodates a wide range of learning styles to suit the needs of your child. Our dedicated teaching team will maintain close contact with you throughout the Afterschool program to ensure that you are kept informed of your child’s progress and able to reinforce the day’s lessons at home.
Benefits of Afterschool Programs
The Afterschool activities offered by ELC-Broward can help your child develop social, physical and academic skills that include the following:
- Cooperation and collaboration to achieve common goals
- Physical coordination, including the development of fine and gross motor skills
- Practical skills like tying shoes and putting on jackets
- Basic reading readiness, including alphabet recognition and sounding out new words
- Counting and number identification
- A greater understanding of the natural world through scientific observation and exploration
Children will acquire new skills in a fun and safe environment, allowing them to develop a positive attitude toward learning and preparing them effectively for the challenges of the formal academic environment.
The professional and administrative staff at ELC-Broward can provide you with the best afterschool options for your children. We are committed to your child’s success in our program and in future learning endeavors. Call one of our four centers to set up an appointment to tour our facilities or to discuss our Afterschool programs in greater depth. We look forward to the chance to meet you and your child.