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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 AfterSchool Program

Now registering for the 2019-2020 School Year

AfterSchool Program Handbook  |  Participant Agreement Form  |  AfterSchool Program Registration Form


Student Oriented AfterSchool Recreation (SOAR) AfterSchool Program  |  Grade K-4

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

SOAR AfterSchool 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 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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