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Extended Day Program


The CDS Extended Day Program activities and schedules are designed to achieve a balance of organized activities and supervised free play. Children may choose from a wide variety of age-appropriate activities such as sports and games, study hall, building, art, music, cooking, gardening, community service projects and visits to the nearby Columbia Park Boys & Girls Club.

Hours and Procedure

A variety of schedules are offered to fit each family’s needs. The Extended Program is available Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. and after school until 6:00 p.m. every day school is in session (except Grandparents & Special Friends Day and Graduation). 

After School Program

The core of the Extended Day Program, our after school program, is offered from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. and includes age-appropriate combinations of academic and recreational activities. Taking full advantage of our protected acre of land, experienced teachers create a dynamic environment that is fun and engaging and provides ample time for play. Please take a look at each program's website for more detailed information about the schedule and activities offered.


Taught by CDS teachers, community teachers, and instructors from accredited local organizations, three sessions of exciting enrichment classes are offered each year (Fall, Winter, and Spring). Classes meet for one hour a week after school and cost varies, depending on the nature of the class. Enrichment class are additional (optional) opportunities for structured, hands on learning experiences and carry an additional fee (all enrichments are sliding scale based on tuition level).

Fall session dates: 9/24 - 12/14 (11 weeks) NO CLASSES ON 10/8, 11/1-11/2, 11/19-11/23

Registration for enrichment classes will take place starting on Thursday, September 13th, at 12 pm. Registration will close on Friday, 9/20, at 8 am. Please refer to each program's website for registration instructions. 

Vacation/Conference Camps

All-day camps are available throughout the school year on days when school is not in session but families may still be working. Lower school camps will take place next door at the Boys and Girls Club or off site at a field trip location. Preschool camps will take place on the preschool yard. All registration will take place via Ultracamp.


8 am - 3 pm: Daily activity (Boys and Girls Club/Field trip/Preschool yard)

3 pm - 6 pm: Students signed in to after care (Lower school yard/Preschool yard)


9/10, 11/1 - 11/2, 1/2 - 1/4, 2/19 - 2/22, 4/11 - 4/12, 4/15 - 4/19


Extended Program Director - Chris Teare ( 415 861 5432 x 315

Preschool Program Coordinator - Paige Anderson ( 415 861 5432 x 332

Lower School Program Coordinator - Erin Dayton-Jones ( 415 861 5432 x 380

Middle School Program Coordinator - Chris Wachter ( 415 861 5432 x 471