Our School Age Programs provide state-licensed, year-round programs for elementary and middle school age children. Onsite before and after school programs, as well as full-day Summer Adventure Programs, offer a variety of enriching and quality experiences. Our programs are conveniently located in school buildings. Parents have peace of mind knowing their child receives quality, enriching, affordable care. These programs are funded by parent fees and require no additional funding from school districts. 

Staff provide student-centered activities daily which include: Enrichment activities, hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) & Literacy activities, arts and crafts, sports, indoor/outdoor games, quiet time, and help with homework. Nutritious snacks are provided.

Customized onsite professional development and technical assistance is offered to school districts and organizations. 

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BASES - Before & After School Enrichment Services

Our state licensed programs are conveniently located in local school buildings throughout western Connecticut. The programs are designed to meet the developmental needs of each individual child through successful, enriching, and quality experiences that enhance self-esteem.

Before & After School Programs
School Age Programs provides a safe, healthy, worry-free environment for elementary and middle school students, before and after school. Parents have peace of mind knowing their child receives quality, affordable care. 

Adventure Programs
Middle School Adventure Programs 
The Middle School Adventure Programs provide a safe, organized, and enriching learning opportunities for middle school students to explore and interact with the world around them.
Spring Escapade Programs 
The Spring Escapade Programs provide full day programming to K-8 students during the spring vacation break. The program offers varied enrichment activities.

Enrichment Services 
Our enrichment services include an assortment of experiential learning programs for elementary and middle school students. Classes are typically held onsite ate schools and include courses such as: 

• Drama Works • Babysitting Course • Nature's Spa
• Etiquette Course • Nature Studeis

• Cool Cooking Club

BASES Services Provided to 500+ Students at 15 School-Based Sites serving 25 Schools in 9 Districts throughout western CT!

Barkhamsted New Fairfield* Region 10 - Harwinton
Brookfield New Hartford Region 14 - Woodbury
Litchfield Newtown Torrington

*New location


Summer Adventure

The Summer Adventure Programs provide full day programming to students during summer vacation. Some of the themed activities include art, science, physical and FUN activities, as well as swimming and field trips. 

  • Located at a local public school
  • Great program for Boys and Girls
  • Opportunities for success for children with and without learning differences
  • A program where children can be children
  • Caring and nurturing staff
  • Licensed by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
  • Students grades K to age 12 welcome

Summer Adventure Services Provided to 150+ Students at 2 School-Based Sites in Newtown & Torrington


Consulting & Training Services

Our Direct Services to schools, programs and organizations seek to enhance program quality. 

  • Design, implementation, and evaluation of local before and after school programs
  • Comprehensive needs assessment for your district/agency before and after school needs
  • Customized professional development opportunities in your district/agency
  • Consulting and technical assistance 

On-site Professional Development

Program Development Playground Safety
First Aid/ CPR Quality Programming
Emergency Preparedness Staff Recruitment & Retention
Health & Safety Behavior Management
Stress Management Team Building
Group Games and many others... 

Technical Assistance

Consulting Services to programs and school districts, conducted by a state-approved Education Consultant. 

  • State Licensing Regulations 
  • Program Development 
  • Quality Improvement Measures 
  • Data Collection for Programs by NIOST Approved Quality Advisor Specialists 

On-Going, Short-Term, As-Needed Services 


Contact Us

Debbie Cashman
Administrative Assistant
860.567.0863 x167
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Nicole Bard
Assistant Program Manager
860.567.0863 x195
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Peggy Kelley
Senior Administrative Manager
860.567.0863 x168
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Sarah Moran
Education Consultant/Grant Manager
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Melissa Viscariello
Program Manager
860.567.0863 x183
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Tracey Lay
Director
860.567.0863 x143
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