KIDS CO. AT NORTHWOOD
Kids Co. at Northwood, located at Northwood Elementary on Mercer Island, provides quality child care for our before and after-school programs focused on building students’ self-confidence, Support the social-emotional ability, life skills, and curiosity. We use the STEM AND STEAM Approach to our center activities and toys. we've joined the NASA Science Resources to enhance our program. our before-school care program, students have many options to start their day out on the right foot, including self-directed play, open-ended teacher-led activities, and nutritious breakfast. The morning session ends with a group clean-up and morning meeting. The after-school programs serve as a time for students to wind down after a long day at school. Snacks are available upon arrival. Our after-school program is based on choice. Students make decisions to participate in our daily activity, indoor free-play, or outdoor/gym active play. A dedicated homework time allows students a safe and supportive environment to get a start on their homework. A group clean-up and evening meeting finish off our day.
Summer Day Camp
Although Kids Co. at Northwood will not be hosting a summer day camp in 2020, there are other Kids Co. locations near you! Check out our sister camps at:
Mercer Island based
- Kids Co. at Island Park on Mercer Island
- Kids Co. at Adams in Ballard
- Kids Co. at Cascadia in Northgate
- Kids Co. at Decatur in Wedgwood
- Kids Co. at Graham Hill in Seward Park
- Kids Co. at John Hay in Queen Anne
- Kids Co. at McDonald in Greenlake
- Kids Co. at Queen Anne in Queen Anne
- Kids Co. at South Shore in Rainier Beach
- Kids Co. at TOPS in Capital Hill/Eastlake
Before School Care
Kids Co.’s before school program offers kids a safe place to start their day. Every morning, Kids Co. offers breakfast and free time during which kids can choose from lots of activities like building, quiet reading, games, art station, or just hanging out with friends. After students gain some of their morning energy, they can join our talented and caring staff in an exciting activity! Past activities include science experiments, building projects, and group games. Join us at Kids Co.'s before school program, where students start their days off right!
After School Care
Kids Co.’s after school program is designed to help kids wind down from a busy school day. Through our structure and activities, staff members focus on teaching students about social-emotional, problem-solving, and leadership skills through play. We offer afternoon snack, inside free time, recess, and homework help as well as one teacher-led activity per day and opportunities for student-led activities. These activities vary and can include STEM challenges, arts and craft activities, active games, cooking projects, and more.