School Age Program
The School Age program meets the needs of 58 children ages 5-12 years old who attend local public schools. In Belmont Cragin, teachers from Onward House pick children up from Schubert Elementary School.
The School Age Program is a state subsidized program that provides children opportunities that foster independence, positive language skills, teach social and team building skills as well as expose children to a variety of activities that promote creativity as well as improve academic skills. Weekly activities include cooking, arts and crafts, computer literacy and sports. Children also attend field trips on a regular basis which include trips to museums, zoos, roller skating, bowling and water parks.
Fees operate on a sliding scale.
Hours of operation: 1:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on school days; 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on holidays and school breaks.
- Students must be at least 5 years old and enrolled in kindergarten and no older than 12 years old;
- Proof of Income and a Child's birth certificate or Social Security card;
- Medical exam.
For more information about eligibility and enrollment procedures, contact Donna Webb at (312) 666-6726 or firstname.lastname@example.org