After School Program

Traditional After School Program

Take the bus right to Camp Ketcha from Pleasant Hill or Wentworth School!

New this year we are offering an Eight Corners School pick up!

Offered Monday-Friday until 6pm.

Part time schedules offered. Staff:Student ratio of 1:12. More info on the right side of the page!

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After school students participate in theme days, with some examples of activities included:

  • Art and Cooking: Seasonal crafts, sewing, making salsa dip, carving pumpkins and roasting the seeds
  • Farm: Feeding and take care of our horses, goats, ducks, bunnies, and Carmen the cow
  • Guest Visits: Naturalist-led book making, science experiments, visits from the Scarborough Police Department
  • Service Learning: Creating a story walk for our trails!
  • STEM: Launching bottle rockets, making lava lamps, and flying drones
  • Wilderness Explorers: Using our ropes course, archery, sledding, and hiking
  • Free Choice Friday!

Sample Schedule

4:00 – 4:20: Arrive and have a healthy snack and a group meeting

4:20 – 5:00: Participate in a group activity

5:00 – 6:00: Free choice/play outside (or inside in inclement weather)

No School? We have you covered

Coverage offered on: Snow Days, Late Start, Late Delays and Teacher in-service Days

Snow Day Coverage

  • Come play outside in the snow, make s’mores, play games, arts and crafts and more! Early care and late care available.
  • Offered on Scarborough No School Days from 8:15am-6pm
  • $45 a day for current After School Families, $55 for all other campers.

If your town has a snow day, please email klarochelle@campketcha.org the night before, or morning of to check for availability of coverage.

If we do not have power or feel it would be unsafe for our staff to drive we will remain closed.

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