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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Soar After School Program

Registering soon for the 2019-2020 School Year!

Regis­tration for NEW families is done through a lottery. To participate in the lottery, new families must submit their Application by May 17, 2019, at 5 pm. Families who do not secure a spot through the lottery will be added to the waitlist. Families who secure a spot through the lottery must pay a $35 non-refundable deposit.

2019-2020 Lottery Application  |  After School Program Handbook  |  Participant Agreement Form  |  After School Program Registration Form


Soar After School Program  |  Grade K-4

Monday - Friday* | 3:00–6:00pm |  $130/month**  

Soar After-School is a school year program serving students from Chief Joseph and Boise-Eliot Elementary Schools. Students load buses from their schools and are met by staff at the bus stop across from Peninsula Park Community Center.

The Soar After School Program is an enriching environment with entertaining and challenging activities that enhance children's development and promote self-esteem. Enjoy opportunities such as homework assistance, sports, games, social interaction, arts, crafts, education, and time making new friends.

* Soar does not operate on PPS non-school days
** Financial assistance available. Click here to learn more.
** A non-refundable $35 Registration Fee is due at the time of enrollment.

To Learn more, contact Laure Butera: 503-823-3153 • Laure.Butera@portlandoregon.gov


Typical Daily Schedule

  • 3:00-3:45pm- Arrive and Free Play in Gym or Playground
  • 3:45-4:00pm - Large Group Game
  • 4:00-4:20pm - Snack
  • 4:20-4:50pm - Homework
  • 4:50-5:45pm- Rotations (Arts, Crafts, Cooking, Science and More!)
  • 5:45-6:00pm - Free Time

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