Thrive Afterschool Program

Where kids are Free to Learn, Imagine, Explore, Create, Play, Dream and Shine!
Ages 4.9 to 17


General Information:

Thrive is NOT a school. We are an organization offering academic and enrichment classes and programs for kids afterschool and homeschoolers. 


Thrive is:

  • STEAM *Science *Technology *Engineering *Art and *Math: Chico's premier STEAM learning program.

  • Self-Directed Heart: All of our programs are based in freedom, choice and following the lead of the child.

  • Lots of Options: Hands-on STEAM, Self-Directed STEAM, Nature Immersion, Project Based Learning, Early Learning and Teen Programs.

  • Fun: Our kids LOVE their Thrive time and all the fun hands-on classes, projects and activities.

  • Socialization: Interactive learning with plenty of time for socializing and making friends.

  • Quality Environment: A warm, inviting space that provides the optimal conditions for human learning and children’s growth.

  • Quality Leaders: quality, compassionate, well trained leaders.

  • Low child to adult ratios: to optimize learning and safety. 1:8 to 1:20 depending on the program/ages.

  • Community: family and community activities and events for parents to get to know each other. Potlucks, parties, theater, carnivals and get togethers. 

  • Flexible Scheduling: Various options. Families choose how much to attend.

  • Summer and School Break Camps: Day camps available during non-school days.

  • Drop off learning program: Great socialization and a nice break for parents.

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