Full-Time Program Information

The Hornets After School Program is a full-time after school program that offers a safe, supportive alternative between school and home for the children of Manchester-by-the-Sea in grades K-5. The program runs daily from 3 to 6 p.m. and is held at Manchester Memorial Elementary School. The program is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

Please note that we offer a 10% sibling discount, and financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Click here to download the Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

To register your child, click here to download a Registration Form (PDF) or pick one up in the Park & Recreation Department on the third floor of Town Hall. 

What We Do Daily

This program is designed for children in Grades K-5 to have some fun after school. Activities include legos, sports, outdoor play, open gym, arts and crafts, homework time, seasonal activities, board games and snack time daily. The following list is a typical schedule:

Time Activities
3 - 3:30 p.m. Check-in/Snack
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Outdoor/Gym Activities
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Supervised Homework Time
5:30 - 6 p.m. Free time/ Arts and Crafts
6 p.m. Parent Pick up/Check-out

2016 - 2017 Monthly Tuition Fees
1 Day Per Week $75 per month
2 Days Per Week $140 per month
3 Days Per Week $210 per month
4 Days Per Week $270 per month
5 Days Per Week $325 per month

For more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 978-526-2019.