Online registration for Enrichment and Extended Care is now open for JCDS families. Look for the Enrichment Registration tile on the Resource page in myJCDS.
Jacksonville Country Day School provides after school Extended Care for all students, including those in the preschool program. As an extension of the regular school day, our program seeks to provide care that will complement and support the mission of JCDS. The Extended Care program includes daily homework time, physical and outdoor activities, arts and crafts, and a nutritious snack.
In Lego League, students explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts and basic robotics. Students will research real-world engineering and environmental problems and work in teams to design, build, and program robotic solutions. Through this fun process, students will learn to collaborate, explain their ideas, and test solutions through trial and error
Newly added this year, Junior Scientists offer students an opportunity to explore, learn, and create through science-based activities. These interactive and hands-on projects are designed to develop our student’s love for discovery and science.
Yoga is a relaxing option for students after school. This class is designed to increase flexibility, coordination, strength, and muscle control. Students will learn individual and partner yoga poses, practice mindfulness exercises, and develop positive self-esteem.
JCDS is proud to partner with Karate America. Karate students have the opportunity to advance through the belt ranks. During practice, students will learn the important components of Taekwondo through a curriculum of board breaking, sparring, punching and blocking techniques. Students will also develop focus, self-discipline, and respect for their instructors and peers.
Newly added this year, JCDS is proud to partner with First Athletes Sports Training (F.A.S.T.), to bring a multi-sport academy. This program is designed to create a foundation of skills in soccer, basketball, group games, and team building. The JCDS Sports Academy is a great way for students to explore multiple active options in a non-competitive setting.
JCDS offers private lessons for students interested in developing musical skills. Lessons are offered for students exploring piano, guitar, flute, clarinet, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, low brass, and percussion instruments. Individualized instruction allows a focused environment to develop technical skills and confidence.
The Art Sharks program allows students to further explore their artistic passions through a variety of topics and mediums. Projects may include ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, multi-media works, and collaborative art. Small class sizes offer opportunities for projects determined by student interest.
The JCDS Dance and Cheerleading program allows students to study a variety of movement disciplines. Students develop fine motor skills, balance and coordination, and build relationships with their peers. Each class focuses on a different style of dance including acro-dance, ballet, cheerleading, hip hop, jazz, and tap.
Located In Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Country Day School is a private school for Pre-K 3 through 6th grade. JCDS prepares students for a healthy and productive lifetime of intellectual exploration, character development, and social responsibility.