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Hooked on Clubs: After School Program

Returning Fall of 2022!

Our after-school program at Wonder Workshop Children's Museum is for students in K-5th grades. We offer hands-on learning aimed at engaging the strengths and creativity of each individual child.

You may sign up your child for every day of the week, or you may select the days that work best.

Please contact us by phone or email.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Monday – Art: explore drawing, pottery, jewelry creations, etc.
  • Tuesday – Cooking: cakes, pizza, salads, bread, snow cones, etc.
  • Wednesday – Science: Stem experiments, rockets, potions, biology, etc.
  • Thursday – Field Trips or Games: Hiking nature trails, KSU Departments, chess, etc.


After school until 5:30 pm, Parents/Guardians must pick up by 5:35 pm.


At Wonder Workshop Children's Museum. We provide transportation to the museum; parents/guardians pick up their child.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I sign up?

  1. Staff to Student ratio 7 to 1
  2. Hands-on learning
  3. Program frequently welcomes scientists and other subject matter experts as guest leaders
  4. Children are exposed to a variety of new hobbies and skill sets

What area schools do you pick up from?

We do our best to accommodate all elementary schools in the city of Manhattan. Please contact us to confirm your child's school will be part of our pick-up route.

​What time do you pick up my child from their school?

We will pick up your child within 10 minutes of school getting done for the day.

What's the teacher-to-student ratio?

Our teacher to student ratio is 7 to 1. We also have several volunteers and interns from area schools.

Do you provide snacks?

Yes, we provide nutritious after-school snacks. Please let us know of any allergies or intolerances.

What's the minimum age or grade my child must be to attend?

Your child must be in kindergarten through 5th grade.

​Do I have to register for all days?

We require that you register for at least two days a week.

​Do you have after-school on Fridays?

We do not have Hooked on Clubs on Fridays.

​When is tuition due?

We will send monthly tuition statements. Please contact us with any concerns.

Are scholarships available?

Yes, please contact us for more information. Hooked on Clubs is sponsored in part by the Manhattan Yes! Funds.