Planning for Fall: Aftercare Programs

As you are making plans for the fall, remember that a number of local childcare organizations offer aftercare with pickup at ICS.

You can find the complete list of current providers here.

Below, you can find more details that some of the organizations have sent us (listed alphabetically). As always, this information is provided as a helpful resource to families. ICS does not endorse any program.

Most of these programs also offer summer camp programming, which you can check out on their websites.

Kids on 12th

Come See How We Play at Kids On 12th!  We’re happy to be celebrating our 10th year of providing the most diverse children’s programming in the city. We’re a kids club the way kids want it with room to run and play, create art, sing songs, dance and swim!

Kids On 12th provides walking pick up from ICS, McCall, Greenfield, FACTS and Jackson schools, with homework help and snack provided along with a full range of activity options. Families enjoy full-service childcare with flexible hours, competitive pricing, camps on school closing days and most importantly the comfort of knowing their kids are safely running, playing, learning and making friends after a long day at school.

Register here!

Martial Posture Studio/Movemakers Philly

Martial Posture Studio is Philly’s premiere After School Pickup Program for ages 4 and up, featuring an array of enrichment activities and the most authentic instruction led by accomplished professionals in each field. Students have the option of choosing a focus and/or a mix of classes in Martial Arts, Hip Hop Dance or Music. We also emphasize homework completion and provide engaging games and recreational activities, including arts and crafts. All of our programs work to instill and support important life values and skills. Martial Posture Studio is a one-stop shop for high-quality and fun athletics and arts enrichment. Join us for the 2017-2018 school year.

Register here!

Philly Art Center

Register here!


Primrose School

Fun, friends, homework! It all happens here! Imagine a nurturing After School program where children can relax, make friends and continue to learn while having fun. Welcome to the Primrose Explorers Club for children ages 5 through 12. We make sure club members receive homework help, so they establish good habits and are freed up for more family fun at home. Still, there’s plenty of time to explore creative expression, sports, technology, drama, music, games or enjoy some downtime. For more information and to register, visit our website, or contact us at 215.545.1920 to schedule a tour.

Sew Philly

It’s time to sew! Our after school programs take your child on a creative journey through the wonders of needle and thread in a cheerful studio with the best sewing teachers in the city. Young sewists learn how to embroider, sew buttons, applique and create items like bags, stuffed animals and pillows on a machine. You won’t believe what your child is able to do after just a few weeks!

Butcher’s Sew Shop @ 1912 South Street

Fall Pick up from ICS

  • Mondays (Ages 5-8) 3:30-5:30pm
  • Tuesdays (Ages 5-8) 3:30-5:30pm
  • Wednesdays (Ages 7-11) 1:30-3:30pm
  • Thursdays (Ages 8-11) 3:30-5:30pm

Register here!

Zhang Sah Martial Arts

Zhang Sah offers convenient, affordable, and professional after school programming for students in grades K-8 that develops the mind, body, and character.  Children arrive at our facilities by bus, walking escort, or van immediately following daily dismissal from school. Daily after school program activities include, martial arts class, a nutritious snack, indoor & outdoor free play, homework time, sports, various clubs, arts and crafts, and special projects throughout the year.

We have a K-5th grade martial arts themed after school program and 6-8th grade multisport (including martial arts) program. Our tuition includes regularly scheduled early dismissals.

Register here!


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