Extended Care Programs

Satellite, Galaxy and Little Rockets Program

Applications for the before/after school programs will be closed as of August 13, 2021. There is now a waiting list. To get on the waitlist, please complete an application and submit to 5 West Street. Do not include a deposit at this time. Link to application can be found below.

Satellite & Galaxy Program for Before & After School Childcare

The Auburn Public Schools will again operate the Satellite and Galaxy Before and After School Programs for the 2021-2022 school year.  These programs will provide quality care and supervised homework/extended learning activities for children both before and after school.  Registration for these programs is open through August 13, 2021 to ensure that ample staff are in place to provide supervision.

Program Outline

  • Provide child-care in a safe and healthy environment
  • Meet Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) standards
  • Staffed by qualified child-care providers
  • Provide a rich variety of indoor and outdoor activities, designed to enhance the child’s social, physical and intellectual development
  • Provide supervised homework/extended learning activities

Our Before School program will operate from 7:00 a.m. to the start of the school day at the Bryn Mawr, Pakachoag  and Swanson Road Intermediate Schools.

Our After School program will operate from the end of the school day to 6:00 p.m. daily at the Bryn Mawr, Pakachoag  and Swanson Road Intermediate Schools.

Registration is $25 per program ($10 per program for second child per program).  This is a non-refundable deposit.  

A payment schedule for the year will be e-mailed to you upon registration.  Please note that the first payment for August/September will be due by Monday, August 23, 2021.  Future payments will be due by the 25th of each month for the next month (e.g. October’s tuition will be due by September 25th).  A reminder e-mail will be sent monthly.  Invoices will not be sent out so be sure to keep your payment schedule in a safe and convenient place for reference each month. 

All payments can be mailed to the Satellite/Galaxy Program, Auburn Public Schools at 5 West Street, Auburn.  You can also send payment in with your child in an envelope labeled Satellite or Galaxy and a staff member will forward your payment over to our West Street office.  Any payments made in cash must be made at our West Street office.  If paying by check, please be sure to identify your child’s (children’s) name and program attending in the memo section of your check.  This is very important to ensure your payments are applied correctly.

You also have the option to pay on-line through Uni-Pay Gold.  To access this form of payment, please visit www.auburn.k12.ma.us. Once at the Homepage, please scroll down and select the “Uni-Pay Gold” link.  Clicking on it will bring you to Auburn’s page.  Click on the “ Before and After School”  link, where you will be asked to fill out the amount you are paying,  the names of each of the children you are paying for, and the required information of the parent or guardian. Notification of your payment is automatically sent to Mrs. Loughlin at Central Office.  

You will be notified by Linda Loughlin if you have been accepted into the program.


Please complete BOTH the Registration Form and the Emergency Contact Form for your child.

Little Rockets

The 2021‐2022 Little Rockets program information can be found below: