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June 4, 2014

Club expands programs for kindergartners

SALEM — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem will be expanding its kindergarten enrichment program to include an additional classroom for the 2014-2015 school year. The club is currently accepting registrations.

The kindergarten enrichment program is designed for those parents who need full daycare, but would like to take advantage of the kindergarten program offered in the Salem School District.

The club’s theme-based curriculum, rich in hands-on activities, will extend children’s learning, especially in the areas of science, social studies, geography, music, art and physical education.

The club will provide early morning care, transportation to and from all Salem elementary schools, and after-school care. Snow day and vacation daycare is available to participants of this program.

Additionally, the club’s programs include part-time nursery and part- and full-time pre-K. Their flexible schedules are designed to meet each child’s needs.

Children must meet the following requirements: nursery, children must be 3 years old by Sept. 30 and toilet trained; pre-kindergarten, children must be 4 years old by Sept. 30; kindergarten,children must be 5 years old by Sept. 30; extended day program for pre-K and kindergarten only.

The programs offered by the club address a child’s total development and include swimming lessons, fitness and yoga classes in addition to the strong academic curriculum. One of the primary goals is to instill in each child a positive attitude toward school and learning.

A $55 nonrefundable registration fee for each child is due at time of registration. The club accepts state aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.

All program registration rates and information is available at salembgc.org. The Boys & Girls Club is located at 3 Geremonty Drive. Call Cynthia McKeon at 898-7709, Ext. 33.

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