Extended Day Programs

Princeton Academy provides Extended Day Programs and classes for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 every weekday. The Extended Day Programs are directed by LS Teacher Vince Geraci. Programs are open to all students and are held on all full school days.

Program Information, Fees and Policies

Before School Care


Supervised time in the library. Please bring your son to the library.

Before School Care is available from 7:00-7:50 a.m. Students must be enrolled in advance, however, drop-ins will be accepted if unforeseen circumstances arise. The charge for a one-day drop-in is $10. Drop-in billing will be mailed at the end of each month.

After School Care


After School Care will consist of supervised, structured and unstructured playtime. Snack will be provided. Following dismissal, students will be sent to the cafeteria.

After School Care hours are 3:00-6:00 p.m. and is primarily for students enrolled in advance, however, drop-ins are welcome and will be billed on a day-to-day basis. Since we are concerned about the proper supervision of students after regular dismissal, any child who has not been picked up by 3:20 p.m. will be sent to the After School Care and the family will be billed at the rate of $15 for the first hour. If your son remains in After School Care beyond 4:20 p.m., you will be charged a drop-in fee of $30. Drop-in billing will be mailed at the beginning of each month.

After School Classes

Princeton Academy offers After School Classes to students in the Kindergarten through Grade 8. Classes meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Classes are open to both Princeton Academy and Stuart Country Day School students. Students may be enrolled in one class per day. Drop-ins are not permitted for After School Classes. Please note that there are no After School Classes between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Students enrolled in the After School Classes may attend the regular After School Program between Thanksgiving and Christmas at no additional charge on those days only. The second trimesters of Extended Day After School Classes begins on January 4, 2017. Please see the list of class offerings below.

Fees and Policies

Lower School Study Hall carries the same fee as an after school class and will be held 3:30-4:30 p.m. Lower School students who are not signed up for this class in advance, will not be permitted to use the library after school. Students are expected to respect the space as a quiet location for individual study and recreational reading.

For all students enrolled in After School Care and for those using After School Care "drop-in," there will be a $45 per hour late fee charged for any child who is picked up after 6:00 p.m. “Drop-ins” are not permitted in After School Classes.

On the registration form there are three fee scales. The top fee scale is for early morning drop off only. The middle fee scale is for regular After School Care only (not classes). The bottom fee scale is for After School Classes only.

Any student enrolled in After School Classes may attend regular after care when the class ends until 6:00 p.m. at no additional charge on those days only.

Spring Extended Day Class Offerings

After School Study Hall


After School Study Hall will consist of supervised homework time in which Lower School students can work on projects, do research on the web (with teacher permission), read and write. Please note that After School Study Hall for Lower School students carries the same fee as After School Classes.

Games of Strategy: K-Grade 3


Students will use their logic skills to compete at games like chess, checkers, Chinese checkers, Battleship, Stratego, Risk and many other games.

Kitchen Chemistry: Grades 1-4


Students are intrigued with the topic of chemistry for many reasons: it is mysterious, it is scholarly, it yields to vivid imaginations and it’s just plain fun! Kitchen Chemistry will offer hands-on, chemistry-based activities. Whether students are classifying properties or observing and investigating chemical reactions, each week will provide an activity that will help build basic chemistry concepts.

Legos and Games: K-Grade 2


This class offers a fun and interactive way for our youngest students to explore their two favorite things: Legos and board games. Using several Lego kits, students will make basic Lego structures as well as more involved Lego masterpieces. Students will also be introduced to and play several classic board games including checkers, Sorry, Jenga, Candy Land, Connect Four and Trouble to name a few. Emphasis will be on having fun and following the basic directions and rules.

Math Games and Support: Grades 2-4


This class offers a fun way to learn math and gain extra support at the same time. All achievement levels are welcome, as we will address areas of need as well as areas of strength in a fun an interactive environment. Whether it is instructional aid by way of peer tutoring or academic enhancement via online math games, students will have access to an assortment of methods of support intended to help them comprehend and build on current mathematical concepts and/or reinforce previously learned mathematical concepts.

Marine Aquatics: K-Grade 4

Grades 3 and 4: MONDAY

Dive deep into the fascinating lives of ocean animals and coral reef ecology. Interact with live animals, participate in exciting demonstrations and have fun with hands-on activities that engage learners. LS Teacher Ryan Cook, a biologist and saltwater enthusiast, will lead your child on an investigative, immersive adventure and inspire meaningful oceanic connections. Using our innovative viewing system and 55-gallon saltwater reef aquarium, we will explore life under the sea while learning and having fun along the way.

Nature Expeditions: K-Grade 4


What better way to enjoy the change of seasons than by exploring our campus? While exploring students will discover the creatures that call Princeton Academy their home as well as the plants and trees that make our campus the beautiful treasure that it is.

Picnic Games: Grades 2-4


This exciting new class incorporates our favorite timeless picnic games! Student will play several of these games including, bocce, badminton, lawn darts (the safe version), ring toss and beanbag toss to name just a few. Emphasis will be on having fun and sportsmanship. Everyone wins in picnic games!

T-Ball: K-Grade 2


This class is a fun introduction to the American pastime. Students will learn to field, throw and hit from a tee. They will also learn about sportsmanship and what it means to be part of a team. Students should bring their hat and glove every week.

TGA Tennis: K-Grade 4


Join us and learn how to play tennis the TGA way! All equipment is provided as we teach you the fundamentals, as well as the rules and etiquette of the game. Our classes are offered in an energetic atmosphere using a hands-on teaching style and a child-friendly curriculum. We include our tennis handbook, contests, team activities and you’ll even play to music! All levels are welcome.

Wiffle Ball: Grades 2-4


The next best thing to baseball. Players will team up and play wiffle ball. Students will pitch, hit and field balls to help their team claim a win. Emphasis will be on teamwork and sportsmanship.

Woodworking: Grades 4-8


Wood shop safety, hand tools and hard woods vs. soft woods are a few of the topics the boys will learn before embarking on building projects.

Extended Day Programs Coordinator

Vince Geraci

Titles: First Grade Teacher, Extended Day Programs Coordinator

Extended Day Registration Form