After School Programs

2018/19 School Year


Trailblazers (Grades P-8)

We will be offering two 6-week Trailblazers programs (fall and spring) this school year. This free after school program runs two days (Tuesdays & Thursdays) a week and will be facilitated by experienced outdoor educators Judy Lipp and Beth Ross.

Fall: October 23- November 29
Spring: April 23- May 30

About Trailblazers: Students are picked up at KCA and walk to The Gorge where the program is focused on unstructured outdoor forest play. Kids can flex their imaginations, build their confidence in the outdoors and develop the skills and physical literacy to have fun and challenge themselves outdoors.

Thanks for applying! The application period for the Fall and Spring sessions are now closed and both sessions have been filled.


Sass Squash (Grades 6-8 girls)

We will be offering one 6-week Sass Squash program in November/December this year. The free program runs one day each week at the Kings County Squash Courts (across the street from KCA in the Credit Union Rec Complex) from 3:15-4:30pm.

About Sass Squash: This is a fantastic program for girls who are interested in trying the sport of squash in a fun, welcoming environment. Coach Janet MacLeod is an incredibly experienced coach who is passionate about introducing more young people, girls in particular, to the sport. All equipment is provided for this program. Applications are now open. Apply online here.


Girls’ Winter Adventure Club (Grades 6-8 girls)

We will be offering one 6-week session of Girls’ Winter Adventure Club that will happen in February/March this year. The program starts at KCA at 2:30pm and finished at 5pm at The Gorge.

About Girls’ Winter Adventure Club: This program is all about being outdoors no matter the weather. Participants learn skills such as fire building, shelter making, outdoor cooking while spending time with other girls and women in the woods. The program will be lead by experienced outdoor educator and enthusiast Judy Lipp. Applications will open online in the new year.


YogArt (Grades 6-8 girls)

In partnership with Hardware Gallery we will be offering one 6-week session of YogArt which will run in May/June this year. The program starts at KCA at 2:30pm and finishes at the Hardware Gallery at 5pm.

About YogArt: This program is all about yoga and art with a focus on movement drawing. The program is facilitated by Yoga instructor Beth Ross and artist Sasha Nelson. Yoga mats, a health snack and smocks provided. Applications will open in early April for this program.