After-School Programs

German International School Boston offers a daily after-school program for students of all ages.

Students in preschool to grade 7 are invited to join our daily afterschool program. We also offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities for students in grades 1-12. Students can choose from taekwondo, chess club, Model UN, private music lessons, and much more.

Lower Campus After-School Program

Preschool and Kindergarten children have the option to stay and play and be creative daily until 6:00 pm. The after-school period is a non-academic time for fun free-play and social skill building. Our after-school teachers also offer structured activities, such as cooking and craft projects, reading time, and more.

Upper Campus After-School Program

GISB offers a daily after-school program until 6:00 pm for students in grades 1 – 7. The after-school program includes homework supervision, active outdoor play, crafts, cooking, and more. In addition, we offer a wide range of extracurricular classes to all students in grades 1-12.

The following clubs and extracurricular activities are offered to middle and high school students. The activities reflect the current interests and passions of our students and might vary from semester to semester:

  • Admissions Ambassadors
  • Band
  • Basketball 
  • Chess
  • Coding
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Crossfit
  • Dance
  • Environmental Club
  • Film Making
  • Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA)
  • Indoor Soccer (Futsal)
  • Kickboxing
  • Musical Theater & Musical Ensemble
  • Student Council
  • Student Newspaper
  • Tutoring Club
  • Open Art Studio
  • Model UN
  • Ultimate Frisbee 
  • Volleyball 
  • Yearbook

The After-School Program is offered daily until 6:00 pm and is open for students in grades 1 – 7. Our goal is to offer a fun, safe, and enriching afternoon in a supportive and bilingual environment. Activities like outdoor play, crafts, cooking projects, games, and supervised social time for middle schoolers or unstructured classroom exploration for elementary school students make this a fun time to be creative and spend time with friends. All our after-school teachers speak both English and German.

As part of our after-school program, GISB teachers offer daily homework supervision in grade 1 and up. Homework supervision includes reading time for younger students.

We offer a wide variety of extracurricular classes for students in grades 1 to 12, including middle and high school clubs and sports teams.

We also offer private piano, voice, violin, and recorder lessons. Please contact our after-school program music teachers directly for more information and availability.

For more information and an overview of all classes, please click here. You can use the filter function to find classes for a particular grade. Please note that the classes are only open to currently enrolled GISB students.