After School Program

After School Registration for 2018-19 – is NOW OPEN!

Click here to sign up online now!  We have openings in all grades, kindergarten to fifth grade, for students enrolled at Chapman Elementary School, full and part time schedules!  We do not have paper registration forms available.  You’re welcome to use computers at our internet center at Friendly House to sign up.

Purpose

Our program is a full service after-school program designed to meet the Chapman School Community’s need for high-quality, affordable school-age care. With our sliding fee scale and scholarship opportunities, we create an inclusive environment for enrichment, recreation, and social development. In the summer, After School becomes Summer Camp, a theme-based day camp for families from throughout the Portland metro area.

What We Do

This program engages children in age-appropriate enrichment activities such as art, science, homework help, sports, field trips, and free-choice time. Children also have the opportunity to participate in clubs like Photography, Theater, Gardening, and Music, usually at no additional cost for families. Our program has a 13:1 child to teacher ratio. The program and its qualified and dedicated staff are certified by the Child Care Division of Oregon’s Employment Department.

What They Say

“Friendly House has been part of our family for 5 years now. As working parents, we are grateful to have a safe spot for our children that meets our standards for care and still delights and stimulates our kids. When we pick them up in the evening, they usually try to bargain to stay longer. The staff is very interactive and supportive and communicates well with parents about what goes on while we are away. I feel our kids have thrived in this environment in large part because of the thoughtful care the staff gives to program and to everyday interaction.” -Martha C.

“Both of my children attend the Friendly House After School program, and have for several years. Friendly House offers children creative, fun, social learning opportunities. The staff is wonderful, truly cares about the children in the program, and is focused on creating a safe, stimulating and positive environment. I have, and will continue to recommend this excellent program to other parents looking for quality care for their children!” -Cathy S.

 

Hours

Monday through Friday 7am – 7:50am and 2:15pm – 6pm

After School is open before school, after school, and on some school closure days. We also offer “vacation camp” days for winter and spring break camps for students in our After School Program as well as any kindergarten to fifth grader.

Fees

We offer a sliding fee and scholarships for families who qualify.  Click here to see fees for 2018-19.  Click here to create an account and apply for a scholarship online! You can also make a payment by accessing your online account.

Click here to review our 2017-18 Family Handbook.  Our 2018-19 Handbook is being updated and will be posted in August 2018.

Questions?

Dan Hupala, Co-Director of Children’s Programs, School-Aged Programs

(503) 935-5282

dhupala@friendlyhouseinc.org

 

Attendance Line

503.935.5263

afterschool@friendlyhouseinc.org

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