Thrive Afterschool Program

"Providing exponential afterschool opportunities and resources to help East Hartford students thrive."


Thrive (verb)
 - To grow or develop well or vigorously
 - To prosper, flourish
 - To progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances

The Thrive Afterschool Program supports nearly 500 East Hartford Public School students in pre-kindergarten through grade 5. Providing programming at 10 school sites four days a week, students receive individualized academic support and engage in enrichment opportunities in a safe and welcoming environment.


Brittany Bergstrom
Manager, Out of School Programs
[email protected]
(860) 622-5944

2023-2024 School Year Program:

Enrollment for the Thrive Afterschool Program for the 2023-2024 school year opened in May 2023, and enrolls students on a first come, first served basis. To add your student to our waitlist, please login to PowerSchool  Click on “Forms” –> Complete “Thrive Registration Form” for each of your students. Form completion does not mean your student is enrolled. You will receive a confirmation email beginning May 19 and rolling thereafter regarding your student's enrollment status.

The program will continue to charge $20/ month for the first student; $15/ month for sibling: no charge for additional siblings.

2023-2024 Thrive Parent Manual

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