Before & After School Programs

New Canaan Country School's Plus Program offers before and after school programming for all students in Early Childhood through Grade 9. For an additional fee, the program provides several options for enrichment and fun in a nurturing environment: Beginners Connections, Early Birds, Extended Day, Enrichment Classes, Homework Central and Music Academy. Our after school programs are fully staffed until 5:30 p.m.

List of 6 items.

  • Beginners Connection

    Connections offers an opportunity for our Pre-K students to expand their typical day with afternoon sessions that include lunch, quiet time, focused exploration, outdoor play and story time in a multi-age setting.
  • Early Birds Program

    The Early Birds program provides a supervised environment where students gather before heading to their classrooms. The program is available for students in Beginners - Grade 9 every school day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. until the start of school (excluding delayed opening days). 
  • Extended Day & Wednesday Extended Day (Beginners-Grade 6)

    Extended Day is an optional childcare program for students in Beginners through Grade 6. Families choose Extended Day for many reasons, including coverage for work, class schedules or additional social playtime for their child. Extended Day creates a close neighborhood-like community with an emphasis on imaginative play along with outdoor time, sports, board games and art experiences. 
  • Enrichment Classes (Kindergarten-9)

    Enrichment Classes are designed to enrich students' interests through a variety of offerings: arts, science, sports and wellness, literature, games, cultural awareness and more. Students will experience the excitement of discovery under the guidance of master teachers utilizing the vast resources our campus offers. 
  • Homework Central (Grades 3-9)

    Homework Central provides a time and place for students to work and study in a quiet, supervised environment.  
  • Music Academy

    Private and small group music lessons are currently offered for the following: voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, flute, harp, recorder, saxophone, clarinet, and trombone.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Paige Wallis

    Paige Wallis 

    Auxiliary Program Educational Coordinator
  • Photo of Jelena Freelove

    Jelena Freelove 

    Auxiliary Program Logistical Coordinator
  • Photo of Sophie Gribin

    Sophie Gribin 

    Auxiliary Program Daily Assistant

At A Glance

-Offerings for all ages, additional fees apply
-Fully staffed until 5:30 p.m.
-Specialized Wednesday workshops
-Financial aid available
New Canaan Country School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin and are afforded all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs.