Lower Grades K-5
The Lower Grades K-5 afterschool provider is After3. After3 is an independent, 501(3)(c) non-profit organization that provides onsite afterschool classes for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. They also provide an afterschool bus service to select routes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Please visit after3nyc.org for more information on course offerings and registration.
In addition to the activities run through After3, several neighborhood programs offer classes that are popular with our students.
Off-campus Programs (pick-up at NEST+m)
- SWAN After School Chinese Immersion Program: SWAN offers bus transportation to their facilities.
- Gilsports: A basic sports program for children from K–6, Gilsports picks up students from NEST+m on Friday afternoons and takes them by bus to playing fields and skating rinks around the city. 718-499-2093
- 14th Street Y: Offering after-school activities such as art, cooking, theater, and swimming, the 14th Street Y picks up students daily from NEST+m. 212-780-0800, ext 258.
- Henry Street Settlement: The Henry Street Settlement, located on the Lower East Side, just blocks from NEST+m, will pick up students and take them to their After Care at 301 Henry Street, which offers snacks, homework help, and various activities on all school days.
- Beyond Martial Arts: BMA, located just a few blocks away from NEST+m on Houston and Attorney Sts, picks up students (K to 8th grade) after school, and offers supervised homework time, a snack, and martial arts classes.
Off-campus Programs (parents must provide their own transportation):
The following are some of the after-school programs and classes that are nearby, but do not offer transportation from NEST+m.
Middle Grades 6-8
The SONYC Program at NEST+m offers free on-site after school programs for students in grades 6-8. The program is one of 20+ after school programs overseen by Grand Street Settlement, a non-profit organization focused on youth and community development since 1916. SONYC receives its funding from NYC's Department of Youth and Community Development.
Program Director: Osh Noam
Assistant Program Director: Austin Rivera
See the Eventbrite registration page for past clubs.