BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL
Extended School Day (Before & After School)
Sunnyside offers three options for aftercare to support working families. All our programs have an academic focus as well as structured physical activities and free play.
ExCEL Aftercare Program
2:40–5:40 p.m., Free for eligible families, Academic Focus
ExCEL is a means-tested, free program offered by SFUSD's Student Support Services Department. ExCEL promotes academic development in literacy while improving social skills and emotional and physical health. Activities include arts and crafts, homework support, creative writing, literacy groups, friendship circles, and organized physical activities. Students must be enrolled full-time, Monday through Friday from 2:40–5:40 p.m. at Sunnyside. There is no fee for this program for eligible students. Afterschool snacks are free.
For more information on ExCEL please contact Cecelia Roman at 415.469.4746.
YMCA Before & Aftercare
7:30-8:40a.m. and 2:40-6:00 p.m., Fee-based, Enrichment activities
The Mission YMCA operates their extra care program for Sunnyside students before school from 7:30-8:40a.m. and after school from 2:40-6:00 p.m.. Families may enroll for full or part time. The program is located at the nearby Sunnyside Recreation Center. Students are escorted from school by YMCA Program Leaders.
The program focuses on helping children grow in the areas of skill development, self-sufficiency, physical education, interpersonal relationships, self-awareness, and self-confidence. Activities include cooking projects, multicultural activities, sports, homework help, nature studies, and arts and crafts. Afterschool snacks are free.
Please contact the Mission YMCA at 415.586.6900 for more information about the program, fees, and scholarships.
TRU After-School Enrichment Program
2:40-6:30 p.m., Fee-based, Enrichment activities
TRU is an enrichment program that offers a full schedule of daily enrichment courses. Families can enroll in all courses from 2:40-6:30 p.m. daily, or select classes on a daily or hourly basis. TRU is is not a licensed day care. Instead it is an enrichment program in which credentialed teachers offer programs including science, dance, filmmaking, sports, Spanish, art, and "Reader's Theatre."
Please visit www.tutorsrus.org for more information.