Enrichment & Extracurricular Activities

Canterbury’s Enrichment and Extended Care Programs offer additional educational and social programs to complement a student’s school day schedule. High-level play and learning goals are integrated into the programs to promote intellectual curiosity, creativity and augment academic skills. Activities take place in the school’s Corner House and Club House.

Sign up is through CampBrain: https://canterbury.campbrainregistration.com/


The Bundle Plan makes it easy for you to sign up for a half or full day of programming for the whole semester for Lunch Bunch, Discovery Time, ArtSci Conservatory, or K-Prep Enrichment on the days students are enrolled in school (it does not include the tuition for school.) You also will have the option of including Early Bird/ABC Extended Care (Before School Care and After School Care).

By signing up for the Semester Bundle, you receive a 10 percent discount over the A La Carte prices.

The Bundle Plan is best for families who know they want a half or full school day experience for their students on the days they are enrolled to attend school. Prices for the semester for the programs, with discount, are part of the registration on CampBrain.


A La Carte Monthly signup for programming is available to all Early Childhood students who are a minimum age of 2.5 years old.

Registration and Billing: Payment is made by credit card or check or it can be included in your FACTS plan as an incidental-billing item. You will receive an invoice via email from the CampBrain system at the close of each registration. Payment is due prior to your next registration.

Early Bird

Designed as before school care from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. for children enrolled in AM school or from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. for children enrolled in PM school who also attend a 9:00 a.m. enrichment program. Cost: $3.50 per morning for AM students; $10.50 for PM students.

Discovery Time

Maximum 24 students
Mondays and Tuesdays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Canterbury Kids (age 2.5+), Cavaliers and Junior Kindergarten

Discovery Time is a platform for learning in a safe and nurturing environment. Each week new activities are presented and are related to the alphabet. The lessons are planned to develop the children’s social and fundamental skills and include eye-hand coordination, etiquette, and organizational skills. Science projects, flying kites, baking, painting, and nature walks are among the various engaging activities which are offered in this enrichment program. Cost: $15/daily.

Art - Science Conservatory

Maximum 24 Students
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Cavaliers, Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten Prep
This creative and educational program contains a multi-skilled, planned lesson based around a specific art activity. Depending on the project, activities can last one or multiple days. Each week a new theme unwraps itself through books, music, games, photos and, ultimately, the art projects. The program supports the premise that children’s art should come from their hands. Their artistic expressions are valuable and important in exploring new mediums and taking joy in creating.

The students develop new skills such as the use of lines, shapes, colors, and repeated patterns, painting techniques, fine motor skills, working in two and three dimensions, and art history. Nature, which can be viewed through “Art Eyes,” holidays and cultural differences are all inspirational to the projects.

Lunch Bunch

Maximum 35 Students (both sessions combine)
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (PM students) or 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (AM students)
Canterbury Kids (age 2.5+), Cavaliers, Junior Kindergarten
Students bring their own lunch in a peanut free environment and enjoy play and social time with their friends. Cost: $14/daily for AM students; $12/daily for PM students.

Kindergarten Prep Enrichment

Mondays and Tuesdays, 1:15-2:45 p.m.
This program reinforces skills and concepts which have been introduced in the Kindergarten Prep classroom setting such as working on the alphabet, math skills and fine motor skills; working independently and with a group; creating art, game playing with an educational theme (patterns, shapes, numbers, alphabet); solving puzzles; and following directions. Problem solving, social skills and critical thinking also are areas of learning, both in story time and in social settings. Cost: $15/daily.

ABC (Above and Beyond Care)

Monday through Thursday 3-6 p.m. and Friday 3-5:30 p.m.
Canterbury Kids (age 2.5+), Cavaliers, Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten Prep
ABC is our after school care program. Students enjoy playtime, art projects, outdoor play and snack. Cost: $7/hr.

S.S. Canterbury Kids

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This enrichment program is designed specifically for our Canterbury Kids who are a minimum of 2.5 years old. Students may stay all day, minimum of 2 hours required. Questions? Cost: $7/hr.


Children have the opportunity to spend 30 minutes learning Dance, Soccer, Gymnastics or Chess during an 8 week session. Additional fees apply. You may need to schedule in conjunction with Lunch Bunch for a seamless day.

Wednesdays and Thursdays – 8 weeks (Week 8 is dress rehearsal and performance)
Cavaliers (11:50-12:20 p.m.) Max 10; Junior Kindergarten (11:15-11:45 a.m.) Max 14

The Cavalier dance curriculum is designed for boys and girls interested in learning the basic dance steps in a tap dance routine. Focus is on tap dance techniques with development of coordination. Junior Kindergarten students learn the basic dance steps for Tap and Jazz. Rent tap shoes for $5 or purchase online. Dance Teacher: Tami Hollis. Cost: $160/per 8 week session.

Fridays – 8 weeks, Max 8 per group
Junior Kindergarten (11:15-11:45 a.m. or 11:50-12:20 p.m.) Kindergarten Prep (1:15-1:45 p.m.)

Students are introduced to the great game of chess. Instruction will include creative, age appropriate activities. Chess is beneficial to children of all ages as it helps even the youngest students improve problem solving and basic chess skills through visuals and group play. Coach Jim Dean. Cost: $80/per 8 week session.

Tuesdays – 8 weeks, Max 12 per group
Junior Kindergarten AM (11:15-11:45 a.m.) Junior Kindergarten PM (11:50-12:20 PM)

This special provides an environment for children to relax, play and learn the foundations of soccer. Coach Sharpe will help children learn what it is like to be part of a team sport, including focus on teamwork and positive sportsmanship. Basic skill development for Junior Kindergarten includes dribbling, passing and fundamentals. Most importantly, this special is designed for the children to have fun. Coach Blake Sharpe. Cost: $80/per 8 week session.

Fridays – 8 weeks
Cavaliers (11:50-12:20); Junior Kindergarten (11:15-11:45 a.m.)

SPREE Gymnastics classes are based on age and ability levels. This non-competitive class is designed to enhance each child’s self-esteem, physical ability and pride. Children progress at their own pace. Program includes musical warm-ups, developmental floor-work, progressive tumbling skills and more. Coach Judy Huck-Klopfenstein. Cost $80/per 8 week session.

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