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Westford Partnership for Children (WPC), the Westford Parks & Recreation After School Enrichment Program for K-8, provides a safe, stimulating, and fun environment Monday through Friday, from school dismissal until 5:45 p.m. Learn more>.
For additional support, WPC provides parents and children special full-day and full-week programs during school Professional Development days, Conferences, and Winter (February) and Spring (April) Break. Each Special Program offers an itinerary of unique locations and events that are educational, inspiring, and fun. WPC Special Programs are available for all WPC participants as well as for children who are not registered in the WPC program.
There is a separate registration form and fee due for all Special Programs. There are no WPC/REC Club Special Programs held on statutory holidays or the Holiday Break in December.
The policies identified in the WPC Parent Handbook also apply to all WPC/REC Club Special Programs.
NEW drop-off hours are from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Pick-up hours are from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Coming Soon - Spring Break (April Vacation) with Parks & Recreation
Tuesday through Friday, April 17-April 20
This special program offers full-day coverage with daily events that include:
Tuesday: Tour of TD Garden and Franklin Park Zoo
Wednesday: East Boston Camps Day with an afternoon of magic with Chris Herrick
Thursday: The Springfield Museums–from science through Dr. Seuss
Friday: Kimball Farm Day
Additional event details will be posted with the April Vacation Registration Form on Monday, March 26.
WPC 2017-2018 Early Release and Special Programs Dates:
November 21, 2017 - Conference Day, (full-day coverage)
December 7, 2017 - Professional Development Day (Early Release, half-day coverage)
January 16, 2018 - Professional Development Day (No School, full-day coverage)
February 7, 2018 - Professional Development Day (Early Release, half-day coverage)
February 20-23, 2018 - Winter Break (No School Tuesday-Friday, full-day coverage)
March 15, 2018 - Professional Development Day (Early Release, half-day coverage)
April 4, 2018 - Professional Development Day (Early Release, half-day coverage)
April 17-20, 2018 - Spring Break (No School Tuesday-Friday, full-day coverage)
May 17, 2018 - Professional Development Day (Early Release, half-day coverage)
Dates are based on the 2017-2018 Westford Public Schools Calendar.
Past 2017-2018 WPC Special Programs:
February 20-23, 2018 - Winter Break (February vacation),
Special Program trips included Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium with Skating, Snow Tubing and SEE Science Center, Bonkers Fun House, and Roll on America.
October 10, 2017 - Professional Development Day (No school, full-day coverage)
WPC offered a seasonal visit to Salem, MA. Grades K-2 students will start the day with a visit to the New England Pirate Museum, while grades 3-5 and 6-8 explore the Salem Witch Museum. Later in the day, all students will head to the Salem Wax Museum, to experience hands-on activities that explore the history of Salem’s seafarers and witch trials. After a picnic lunch on Salem Common, students will finish up with a tour of the House of Seven Gables.
Last year's 2016-2017 Special Programs:
April Vacation: April 18-21, 2017
Tuesday: Fenway Park tour and a visit to the USS Constitution; Wednesday: Plimoth Plantation; Thursday: Roger Williams Zoo; Friday: Kimball Farm mini-golf, bumper boats, and ice cream
March 30, 2017 – School Conferences
Museum of Science
February 21-24, 2017 – February Vacation
Tuesday: Pappas Golf Academy; Wednesday:LEGOLAND® and Stone Zoo; Thursday: Snow Tubing and SEE Science Center; Friday: Movie at Chunky's and Bowling at Leda Lanes
January 17, 2017 – Professional Development Day
Nashoba Valley Olympia Ice Skating and bowling at the Acton Bowladrome
November 8, 2016 – Professional Development Day
Ecotarium and Animal Adventures