KCM 2018 After School Program & Activity Guide

Summer vacation has flown by, much to your children’s dread! Gone are their carefree days of waking up at a quarter past 11, lounging by the pool all afternoon, and engaging in late-night video game competitions. As you cross items off your kiddos’ back-to-school checklists and usher in the new school year, consider the activities you want your kids to thrive from after the final bell rings. We’re thrilled to present you with a selection of dynamic after-school activities, hand-picked to fit a wide array of personality types!

For your sporty kid, check out:

Parisi Speed School

(281) 497-7570
Your kids will excel both physically and mentally at the Parisi Speed School. The Parisi reputation speaks for itself; with rigorous training methods and specially trained performance coaches, they have produced over 190 NFL draft picks! The Parisi Speed School aims to provide both children and teens alike with a positive training experience, with the objectives of improving speed of movement and strength in moral integrity. Your child will see clear results in performance and self-confidence in the Parisi programs. Call today to receive a free introductory class!

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

(281) 392-0068
At the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, your child will surpass their fitness goals and have a fantastic time doing it! Fred Astaire provides exceptional dance lessons in a welcoming, engaging, and inspirational atmosphere, with the philosophy that “learning how to ballroom dance is always fun.” Their dance educators are gifted and have a passion for dance, and the Fred Astaire teaching method pushes your kid to learn at exponential rates with high levels of achievement! No matter your child’s fitness level, they are certain to flourish at Fred Astaire! Call today and mention the Fred Astaire ad in Katy and Fort Bend Christian Magazines for a low price of $75 for an introductory course!

For your child who needs a little special care, visit:

Angel Life Skills Center

(281) 717-4870

If your teen has special needs, the Angel Life Skills Center may be a wonderful fit! The center is a non-profit that was founded by people with huge hearts, on a basis of love and respect for individuals who need special care. The Angel Life Skills Center specializes in teaching crucial life skills such as laundry, cooking, gardening, hygiene, basic finances, telling time and the date, and much more in an enjoyable and calm atmosphere. All activities and schedules are structured around each individual and their particular needs. The Angels Life Skills Center is proud to offer both before and after school care, day habilitation, and special needs life skills training courses! Call today to find out more about these programs!

For your artistically inclined child, enroll at:

Prelude Music Classes for Children

(832) 802-7701
Take your youngest kiddos to Prelude Music Classes for Children for an enriching and immersive experience! Classes at Prelude are structured around “Music Together,” a world-renowned program that nurtures children’s innate musicality in a lighthearted and loving environment. Classes are non-formal and non-competitive so that each child develops musically at his or her own natural pace! Prelude believes that every child and family is unique, so they delightedly offer a variety of class experiences. If you need help figuring out which program is right for you and your child, call Prelude today!

Katy Art School

(281) 665-3272
If your child is serious about art and strives to reach new creative heights, look no further than the Katy Art School. With the objective to “foster an atmosphere where the unique talents and perspectives of individual students can develop and flourish,” the Katy Art School introduces students to a variety of styles and mediums of art. This ambitious school provides young artists with a challenging curriculum and a student-centered environment to help them grow artistically, and ultimately to encourage in them self-confidence and knowledge about the world and themselves alike. Sign your artsiest kid up for a fall course ASAP!

For your kid who loves to learn, sign up at:

The Learning Center Katy

(281) 392-2273
If your child adores learning (or needs a little extra help), The Learning Center’s “Kids Club Program” might be perfect for them! Kids Club ensures that children are in a safe, well-supervised, and loving atmosphere that fosters their educational and spiritual development while parents finish up their work day. The curriculum at the Kids Club is engaging and focused on a wide array of subjects (i.e. science, math, reading, and arts and crafts), and most importantly, it is centered around a Godly message, with weekly Bible themes and verses! Kids Club also encourages students to complete their homework while there, and provides help for the kids who need some extra support. If Kids Club sounds like a great after-school program for your child, call today to schedule a tour!

Grandma’s House Child Care

(281) 496-3105
At Grandma’s House Child Care, children are provided with a structured after-school program that is equal parts fun and educational! Homework comes first at Grandma’s House, and upon completion, kids are divided up by age group and participate in exciting lessons such as cooking, art, gardening, and science! Children also regularly engage in team-sports and spend time in our computer lab. These activities help youngsters cultivate crucial life-skills such as communication and self-confidence, and as another bonus, kids are wiped out by the time they’re picked up from Grandma’s House! Call today and enroll your child before spots fill up!

For your energetic child who loves to play, learn more about:

Adventure Kids Playcare

(281) 769-2398

If your child adores playtime and enjoys mingling with other kids, or if you’re a hard-working parent who regularly gets stuck at the office until late at night, Adventure Kids Playcare is just what you need. At Adventure Kids, safety and fun are top priorities! Caregivers are highly trained and keep the play areas hygienic and properly supervised at all times. Adventure Kids follows a written schedule brimming with engaging activities and games including a massive playscape, Legos, a play kitchen, costumes, and theme nights! Activities are also frequently switched out to keep kids entertained and on their toes. Visit the website to learn more about Adventure Kids Playcare!

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Joseph Menslage

As the President and Publisher of Katy and Fort Bend Christian Magazines, Joe Menslage is committed to covering social and political news from a Christian worldview. He founded Katy Christian Magazine in 2005, which swept the greater Houston and Katy areas like a storm. That’s when Joe realized the urgent need for publications willing to give voices to the voiceless, without political correctness or censorship. Joe Menslage founded sister-publication Fort Bend Christian Magazine in 2014. Prior to creating Katy Christian Magazine, Joe Menslage led a colorful life. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, spent a great deal of his childhood in Colorado, and lived in a couple of other states before he moved to Houston in 1981. Joe was God-gifted with an entrepreneurial mind, and self-started other business ventures before he found his calling. In Joe’s words, our innate talents are given by the Lord, and are meant to be used to serve the Lord. Aside from being a President and Publisher, Joe Menslage is also the co-founder of Katy Christian Chamber of Commerce, where Christians can network, build business connections, listen to passionate speakers, and enjoy monthly breakfasts and lunches. Joe Menslage also hosts a weekly political satire YouTube channel. Joe Menslage has four children. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, watching zombie movies and K dramas, ax-throwing and Krav Maga.