PEGASUS SUMMER PROGRAM

A Soaring Summer Experience

Welcome to Pegasus!

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          2018 Session Dates

Session 1  June 25 – July 13, 2018

Session 2 July 16 – Aug. 3, 2018

 

 Summer 2018 Location

 Claypit Hill School

 Contact: (508) 358-3856

Since its inception in 1994, the Pegasus Summer Program has been enriching children’s summer days. kidsonrockLike the wings giving the mythological horse flight, Pegasus supports children during a six-week summer experience.  Children are empowered by making choices for themselves, and Pegasus offers a wide range of activity selections tailored for children with varying interests.  Excellent staff: child ratios mean that all children are supported, nurtured, and engaged at Pegasus each day.  At the core of the Pegasus philosophy when it was founded in 1994 was a belief that all children would thrive and gain confidence  when given the right supports.  That philosophy holds true today – 25 years after the program was founded.

PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

Be a friend. Make a friend. Blow bubbles. Catch a butterfly. Cover your knees with orange body paint, your elbows with pink. Dance to the music. Sprint through the sprinklers. Sit on a blanket in the shade with your teacher.

The preschooler’s day is action-packed with indoor and outdoor fun, stories, special events, and enrichment activities such as Music, Dance, Arts & Crafts, Construction Zone, and more. Children enjoy on-site special events, performers, and a special partnership with the Wayland Public Library centered on an enriching activity. The professional staff is committed to making sure each child has a good day…every day.

Minimum 12 hours a week; three, four, or five days,  9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Must be three years old by first day of program. Children must attend for one three-week session. To request an additional one or two weeks in a second session, contact Julie_Potter@wayland.k12.ma.us. She will advise parents after the Pegasus enrollment deadline (April 2, 2018) if requests can be accommodated.

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KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

The Kindergarten program is tailored to the changing needs of children about to begin school and is led by a knowledgeable and caring staff. Along with indoor and outdoor fun with their group, the children enjoy Games, Dance, Music, Story Time, and Arts & Crafts. Kindergarteners enjoy one field trip per session.  They also visit the Wayland Town Library for a special event in the Children’s Room. Children who stay for the 1 pm to 3 pm extended day program enjoy recreational swimming at the Wayland Community Pool.  Pegasus provides swim bubbles.

Minimum 12 hours a week; three, four, or five days,  9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Children must attend for one three-week session. To request an additional one or two weeks in a second session, contact Julie_Potter@wayland.k12.ma.us. She will advise parents after the Pegasus enrollment deadline (April 2, 2018) if requests can be accommodated.

Must be five years old by August 31.

 

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GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX

On Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, children are immersed in an area specialty based on their chosen interests. They spend extended time in their specialty group. A daily choice for one block is also offered. Activities are designed to be varied,  enriching, and appealing  to a wide range of interests. Whether a child enjoys science, origami,  robotics, the arts, media, fitness and sports, dance, performing arts, or movement activities, he or she will find a specialty area and electives of interest. Construction Zone is a specially designed area for creating and building with wooden blocks, recyclables, MagnaTiles, LEGO and DUPLO bricks, K’Nex, and Speed Stacking Cups.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (20 hours per week), three-week minimum, extended hours and additional weeks available   Children must attend for one three-week session. To request an additional one or two weeks in a second session, contact Julie_Potter@wayland.k12.ma.us. She will advise parents after the Pegasus enrollment deadline (April 2, 2017) if requests can be accommodated.

 

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 EXTENDED HOURS AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGE GROUPS

Pegasus offers an extended day program from 8 am – 9 am and from 3 pm until 5:30 pm. It combines indoor and outdoor play, arts and crafts, gym games, and themed activities.

 

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What does the Pegasus program look like?

For an inside look at the Pegasus program in action, check out  Pegasus on Wayland’s cable television station. Shows are online at: www.waycam.tv and are broadcast on the local cable stations. Shows are produced by Pegasus participants in Grades 4 – 6, who enroll in WPKN TV Production.

 

 

 


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