LEARNING LAB

MindCraft Afterschool Learning Lab

1st Grade – 8th Grade

Homework time can be stressful, create tension at home, and elicit tears and frustration.

We have designed the after school MindCraft Learning Lab as an opportunity for students to have a place to complete their homework with the support of a trained learning facilitator.

Every session begins with 1:1 conversation with the student – prioritizing assignments and setting goals for their time at the Lab. Our facilitator will provide guidance and check for quality and accuracy for all completed assignments. When all goals are met, students engage in educational games that support math literacy and reading and then the fun begins. If time allows, your kids will be allowed to explore tinkering, gaming, coding and keyboarding in a self-directed and exploratory manner.

Parents can utilize this learning opportunity to support students with homework, studying, organizational skills and special projects. Just send your child to the Lab with their homework and school assignments, and we’ll send them back with a feeling of accomplishment, completed and checked assignments, and time to be at home without homework stress.

Daily sessions run from 3:00 to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Daily Drop in: $40 for 2.5 hour session ($16 per hour)
1-day pack: $35 ($14 per hour)
2-day pack: $75 ($15 per hour)
3-day pack: $100 ($13.33 per hour)
4-day pack: $125 ($12.50 per hour)
Full week special: $135 ($10.80 per hour) Fridays allow for more technology exploration or fun building games like Snap Circuits, K’nex, Legos, and/or strategy games like Zenga, chess, and Battleship when all homework is done and done right.

10% sibling discounts available

Join us for the year, and we will initiate a badge program for the different technologies and tinkering. Kids can earn badges for coding, sewing, keyboarding, tinkering etc. They will have challenges to meet and goals to reach.

For Bill Roberts parents, we will provide a staff member to walk your child in a group to our location at the Stanley Marketplace.  We will do this rain, shine or snow (school closings not included) This will be structured and approved by school for common pick up area and time.

For early release Fridays, join us from 1-3p for Friday STEAM Lab (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math).    Each Friday kids will be led through an engaging 2-hour STEAM session for $30 all materials included  

Save money by adding  Friday STEAM LAB to a full week of Learning Lab and receive the 5-day package (Monday through Friday 3:00-5:30) plus Friday STEAM LAB ( Fridays 1:00-3:00) for $150 per week.

Learning Lab packets must be paid in advance. No refunds will be given for missed days.

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