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Fall 2021 Afterschool@Home program will be starting October 12. More details to come.

Affordable, Engaging Virtual Afterschool Programs for Kids Ages 4 to 14

Spring Term: March 22 to June 25

Led by our HIGH FIVE™ trained staff, University Settlement’s AFTERSCHOOL@HOME programs offer age-appropriate, unique, fun experiences that nurture exploration, spark imagination, and provide opportunities for physical activity.

HIGH FIVE™ is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s programs and holds true to the following five Principles of healthy child development that are essential for providing a positive experience for kids: A Caring Adult, Friends, Play, Mastery, and Participation.

Learn more about HIGH FIVE™ and our commitment to delivering the highest standard of Children’s programming here.

Our age-appropriate classes include:

  • A variety of free classes
  • Specialized group classes for $40 for the full Spring term (14 weeks)
  • One-on-One Tutoring for grades 4 to 9 for $320 for the full Spring term (14 weeks)

Online via Zoom: All classes are offered via Zoom. Every week you will receive an email with a link to join the class. All you need is a device with video capabilities – such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop and a strong internet connection.

Subsidy Available: Between 30% to 70% subsidy for all programs is available to qualifying families. Please apply for a subsidy when you complete your online registration.

Spring Term Programs and Fees

Free Classes (All Ages)

  • Ages 4-5: Dance, Art, Homework Help, Board Games, Book Club (Monday – Friday, 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm)
  • Ages 6-9: Homework Help, Art, Computer Club, Board Games, Book Club, Fun Friday (Monday – Friday, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
  • Ages 10-14: Fun Friday (Fridays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm)

Performing Arts ($40 for the Spring Term)

Ages 6-9 / Ages 10-14

Learn the fundamentals of acting, including improvisation, scene work, character work and more, all taught by a Theatre Arts educator. “All the world’s a stage” so see you at the (virtual) theatre!

Dance ($40 for the Spring Term)

Ages 4-5 / Ages 6-9 / Ages 10-14

Being active is more important than ever, and what better way to get active than with Dance! Your child will learn the fundamentals of dance and hone their skills by learning routines. We can’t wait to dance with you!

Yoga ($40 for the Spring Term)

Ages 6-9 / Ages 10-14

Yoga and mindfulness tailored to your child’s age! In this class, we will work on physical skills like flexibility and balance by learning yoga flows and deep-breathing strategies.

Karate ($40 for the Spring Term)

Ages 6-9 / Ages 10-14

Join us as we learn Karate! Taught by an experienced Karate champion with a Black belt in Shito-Ryu Karate and over 10 years of coaching experience and 5 years of competitive experience.

One-on-One Tutoring ($320/session for the Spring Term)

  • Grades 4–9 subjects: English, Science, or Math
  • 45 minutes per session
  • Pick the day/time of the week that your child will attend in the Spring Term (e.g., Mondays at 7:30 pm). View schedule here
  • Fees: $320 for the Spring Term (Note: If you wish your child to have Tutoring more than once a week, fees will be $320 for the term for each additional day/time.)

Mandarin Classes ($160 for the Spring Term)

All Ages

We are thrilled to be offering Beginners and Intermediate classes with Ms. Li.

Free Parents Network (Wednesdays at 9:00 pm)

Parenting during COVID-19 presents a unique set of challenge. Our Parent Network will enable you to get advice, find support and have a listening ear.

View Program Schedule


Register Online Now!

  • Register and Pay Online: You can register and pay for all Afterschool@Home programs using our new online portal: Camp Brain
  • Flexible Registration: Register for any day of the week
  • Spring Term: March 22 to June 25, 2021
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, March 19

Register Now


To find out more about subsidies, contact Emma Lupinacci, Children’s Program Coordinator at emma.lupinacci@universitysettlement.ca or call (416) 598-3444 ext. 229.

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HIGH FIVE™ Accredited – A quality standard for children's sport and recreation

Proudly HIGH FIVE™ Accredited

HIGH FIVE is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s programs. Based on a holistic approach to healthy child development, it’s quality framework addresses Staff Training and Development, Program Assessments, Policies/Procedures, and Awareness.

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Contact Us

Emma Lupinacci
Children’s Program Coordinator
416-598-3444 ext. 229

Office Hours: 10 am – 4:30 pm
23 Grange Road, Toronto, ON. M5T 1C3

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