Charleston Day School

Charleston Day School

After School Program

Extended Day Offerings

Students have the opportunity to explore their interests through a wide variety of after-school classes. Previous classes have included cooking, knitting, yoga, clay sculpture, photography, painting, guitar, surfing, and comic book writing, to name a few.

The After School Program for Charleston Day students is offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Activities include playground time, library time, study hall, and several optional classes. A snack is also included for students staying for After School. The charge is $5.00 for the first half hour and $2.50 for each half-hour thereafter and is billed monthly.

To register for classes, or for additional information about the After School Activities program, contact Eric Getter at  (843) 377-0315 or email eric.getter@charlestonday.org

3D Printing with Mr. Kerkstra

Theater with Ms. TenEyck

Art- Clay Bobbleheads

Art- Clay Circus

Art- Clay Teapots

Private Violin Lessons

Learn violin from an experienced violin instructor.

Private Guitar Lessons

Learn guitar from an experienced guitar instructor.

Private  Piano Lessons

Learn piano from an experienced piano instructor.


Summer 2019 Camps!

Registration for the CDS Summer Camp Program* is now open! Click HERE for additional information.


*Please note that the Learning French through Comic Books camp is no longer being offered.



Meet the Team

Patrick Michael Kircher

Patrick, currently a junior at The College of Charleston, is majoring in Communications and Theatre with a minor in Marketing. Prior to moving to Charleston, Patrick spent 3 years as a youth counselor at his church. During his free time, Patrick enjoys volunteering at Pet Helpers, binge-watching Netflix, and going to Olive Garden. This is Patrick’s first year with Charleston Day School.



Anna Frederick

When not spending time with friends or singing in the car with the volume turned up, Anna studies Early Childhood Education at the College of Charleston, where she is a Junior. In the past, Anna spent a couple summers working as a camp counselor and has been a full-time nanny for a local family. This is Anna’s second year with our Charleston Day family.



Grace Lee

Hailing from Washington, D.C., Grace is currently a junior at the College of Charleston where she is majoring in International Studies and French, with a minor in Leadership, Change, and Social Responsibility. Her past experience working with children includes a position as a counselor at the Medeira School Equestrian Camp, and mentorship roles through Reading Partners and the Green Heart Project at Mitchell Elementary School. In her free time, Grace enjoys traveling, cooking new vegan recipes, and running. This is Grace’s second year as an aftercare provider at CDS.

Tyler Shromof

Tyler, currently a senior at the College of Charleston where he is majoring in accounting, was raised in the Charleston area. During high school, he spent three years assisting with a 2nd grade class and loved every minute of it. During his free time, Tyler enjoys outdoor activities, such as camping, biking, and anything to do with the ocean. This is Tyler’s second year at Charleston Day School.

Emily Forshay

Emily, a junior at the College of Charleston where she is studying International Business, is currently in her second year with our Charleston Day family. Through her years of babysitting, Emily has gained valuable experience working with children. When she is not hard at work at school, Emily enjoys spending time outdoors, whether that be hiking, going to the beach, or just walking around downtown. We are so happy to have Emily as part of our CDS afterschool program.


Lindsay Kennedy

Lindsay is a junior at the College of Charleston, where she is majoring in Psychology and Spanish, and minoring in Linguistics. Her experience working with children extends back to middle school, where she led a small youth group in her church and began babysitting. She also worked for two years at the summer camp Look Up Lodge, where she worked with students from the ages of 6 to 18. Outside of school, Lindsay enjoys going to the beach, watching movies, dancing, and spending time with her friends. This is Lindsay’s second year with the Charleston Day afterschool program.

Ryan Klaff

Originating from the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., Ryan is now a junior at the College of Charleston where he is studying finance. He has worked with kids in multiple environments including summer camp at his alma mater prep school, Mercersburg Academy in south-central Pennsylvania. When Ryan is not playing basketball with the kids at Charleston Day School, he can be found hitting the books, playing golf, or diving into some delicious BBQ in Charleston.





Victoria Luna

Victoria is a freshman at the College of Charleston where she is majoring in Middle Grades Education, with a concentration in Social Studies and English Language Arts. In her hometown of Walhalla, SC, Victoria spent two years volunteering in middle school classrooms and currently volunteers with Reading Partners at Memminger Elementary. In her free time, Victoria enjoys watching documentaries and discovering all that Charleston has to offer.


Faith Carney

Faith is currently a junior at the College of Charleston where she is majoring in business and minoring in French. She has enjoyed babysitting and pet-sitting in the past and currently loves to lifeguard and has taught swim lessons during the summer for the past 5 years! In her free time, Faith likes to read, watch movies, and go to the beach with friends. This is Faith’s third year on the CDS aftercare team.


Sara Gouldon

Now on her seventh year with the afterschool program at Charleston Day, Sara Gouldon is the glue that holds the program together! Sara uses her education degrees from both the Citadel and USC regularly as a substitute for the teachers at Charleston Day. In addition to biking to CDS each day, she also enjoys biking around town visiting the local art galleries, playing ping pong, spending time with her family and neighbors, and Sara can often be found dancing to her vintage vinyl record collection.   

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