Things to Consider - After-School Program In Snohomish County

Discovering After-School Program In Snohomish CountyAfter-school programs are one of the best options you have for supplementing your child’s education and overall development. The Afterschool Alliance reports that more than 11 million children are without any type of care or program to attend in the hours following school. If you are lucky enough to live here in beautiful Snohomish County, you have a long list of options to choose from for your child’s after-school care.

Here are three options to help you narrow your search for the best after-school program in Snohomish County.

Option 1: After-School STEM Academy of Snohomish County

The After School STEM Academy has been serving the Snohomish community for 13 years now. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Local members of the community volunteer to provide engaging curriculum using everyday materials. The programs have been praised for supplying children with superior problem-solving skills that they can use in the real world.

The program takes over 150 volunteers during each session. If you would like to volunteer or learn more information about enrolling your children in the After School STEM Academy of Snohomish County contact Cindy Sackett at

Option 2: Montessori Schools of Snohomish County

The Montessori Schools of Snohomish County are a superb option for your child’s care. They accept children as young as just six weeks old, all the way through 18 years of age. The Montessori Schools of Snohomish offer both before and after school care between the hours of 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Here is what parents are saying about the Montessori Schools of Snohomish County:

"My three kids have attended the school. I have been amazed at the personalized attention they get and their progress, especially in their reading." - Todd

"The atmosphere at the school is fantastic. I am an administrator, and my children attend. Everyone at the school loves the students and really cares about their success." - Trista

For more information about the program and to find out how to get your children enrolled, contact the program director Kathy Gunnell, at 425) 355-1311 or email her at

Option 3: Camp Fire Snohomish

The Camp Fire Snohomish program is designed specifically for children from kindergarten through the fifth grade. Camp Fire Snohomish happens to be one of the most exciting after-school programs in the area and is a perfect choice for children that love the outdoors and frequently have a lot of extra energy to burn off.

The After School Program is held at English Crossing Elementary every day after school: 3pm-6pm. If your children go to Cougar Creek, they will be able to take a bus over to join the program. If they will be coming from Lakewood Elementary, caregivers from Camp Fire will meet them and walk them down.

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