PEGASUS SUMMER PROGRAM

A Soaring Summer Experience

Welcome to Pegasus!

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Pegasus Start Date:

2016 Pegasus Summer Program Dates:

Session One – June 27 – July 15, 2016 (No Program Monday, July 4)

Session Two – July 18 – August 5, 2016

 2016 Program Location:  Wayland Middle School, 201 Main Street

 

 

Click on the link here for the latest programming details: Latest Pegasus Details

http://wayland.wickedlocal.com/news/20160209/new-activity-choices-for-wayland-summer-program

 

PEGASUS SUMMER PROGRAM 

Soaring Since 1994

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Since its inception in 1994, the Pegasus Summer Program has been enriching children’s summer days. Like 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 – 22 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.

Flexible Scheduling…three, four, or five days  —-  Minimum 12 hours a week, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm   Must be three years old by first day of program.

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SPECIAL EVENT

FRIDAYS

 

 

 

 

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, Technology,  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 bubbles.

Flexible Scheduling…three, four, or five days  —-  Minimum 12 hours a week, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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, cooking, 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. The Zone typically has a special project each day.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (20 hours per week), three-week minimum, extended hours and additional weeks available

 

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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.  Each session children in Grades 3-6 who join the WPKN specialty area produce a TV show about Pegasus. The play and dance performances are also taped for broadcast.   All programs are broadcast in August and September, and the schedule is posted on Friday afternoons at www.waycam.tv.

2015 Pegasus Shows Available On the WayCAM Website

Session 1:
WPKN News – https://vimeo.com/133079714
Play – https://vimeo.com/133508855
Session 2:
WPKN News; Pegasus Island – https://vimeo.com/134853751
Play: https://vimeo.com/135671310
Dance: https://vimeo.com/135667562
If you would to purchase a DVD of the shows, contact WayCAM at 508-358-5006. Cost is $20 per DVD.

 

 

 

 

 


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