MRASP is...

The Mason-Rice Afterschool Program is a safe, nurturing, fun environment for children.  By actively collaborating with families and school staff, we have built a supportive "neighborhood of the 21st Century" that meets the needs of an increasing number of students K through 5.  We are a  private, non-profit, parent cooperative and have been serving the families of the Mason-Rice community since 1980.



Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high quality out-of-school time programming for school-age children and to support families.

Services Provided:

* Quality, on-site program, open from 12:30-6 every school day

* Professional staff - creative, fun, and nurturing

* Effective coordination & communication with Mason-Rice staff

* February and April school vacation week full-day programs, Tuesday through Friday

Components
The Octagon
The Class
The Centre
The Hut

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Coordinator

Paul Kielb

Hut Coordinator

Jonathan Kilchherr

ABOUT US

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Josh Friedman

Director

Josh is an educator, film-enthusiast, and lifelong Mets fan. This is his third year as Director of MRASP.

Bridget Struth

K-1 Program Coordinator

Bridget has been working with preschool aged kids for the last 5 years and her first year as program coordinator. She enjoys hanging out with her dog and going to the beach.  

Paul Kielb

2-3 Program Coordinator

Paul was born and raised in Boston. He is a big time Patriots and Celtics fan. He enjoys watching sports as well as playing them.  This is his 8th year at MRASP and 3rd year as program coordinator. 

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Carra Dewing

Assistant Director

Carra is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist who was born and raised in northern Virginia. This is her 4th year working with MRASP and her first year as a Assistant Director.

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Jonathan Kilchherr

Hut Senior Coordinator

Jonathan has worked at MRASP for the last 23 years. He started his work with kids through the YMCA after school in Vermont. Jonathan enjoys playing guitar and building model airplanes during his free time.