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Expanding Horizons Sessions

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Expanding Horizons Sessions

The students who participate in Expanding Horizons sessions engage in innovative curriculum designed to enlighten their minds in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Sports and mentoring programs are also offered that embed social-emotional learning and/or academic enrichment.  Expanding Horizons is a free Salem Public School District after-school program at Collins Middle School, for any Salem resident in grades 6-8.

We have rolling admissions so register at any time!

SESSION ONE (Monday, September 23 – Thursday, December 19)

Collins Middle School, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Transportation available from Saltonstall to home each night for enrolled students.




Homework/Academic Support

Future City Program

Wherever your strength lies — art, writing, technology, computer games or building things — there is a place for your on our future city design and build team!

Homework/Academic Support

Career Connections/SEL Support

As we prepare you for high school, we will learn and explore different education pathways for jobs and careers that meet your strengths and interests, while also helping you develop the life skills necessary to set goals and achieve them.

Team Sports

In this program students will develop their social and emotional learning skills through play! Communication, Cooperation and Trust!

Hip Hop and Expressive Dance

Students will learn fun and challenging choreography, while also building confidence and strengthening relationships with peers. The instructor creates a safe and inclusive environment for dancers of all levels.

Mad Scientist (STEM Program)

Do you like chemistry, physics and to get messy?? Students will explore the science and chemical reactions behind homemade Slime & Ice Cream, how to build an oven out of recycled materials, design fruit batteries and more!

Green Architecture (STEM Program)

Students will learn how to design and remodel a dream home!! Students will also learn how to safely use hammers and nails to build a miniature shed from a blueprint!

*It is absolutely required that students planning to attend Tuesday and Thursday enrichment programs, attend at least 1 additional day, either Monday or Wednesday.