At the Center For Martial Arts Child Care Program, we believe that every child is unique and deserves individualized attention and care. We encourage creativity, exploration, and learning through play, and we strive to foster a lifelong love of learning in every child. We have proudly served Chicopee, Springfield and Holyoke communities since 2008. Our martial arts classes, before and after school programs and summer camps offer
TIMES: Mon - Fri (7:30 am - 5:30 pm)
LOCATION: PE Bowe Elementary School
115 Hampden Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 (Door K)
Fees: $220 Per week
TRANSPORTATION: AM & PM Available
Fees: $60 - 1 Way, $90 - 2 Way (per week)
FULL AND 1/2 DAY PROGRAMS (Inc. Summer School)
Free Lunch Program Available Most of Summer
· Staff/Participant Ratio is 1/10. Fist Aid & CPR Certified
· Facilities include a full gym, cafeteria & playground
· We have a variety of Field Trips several days a week
· Chicopee Library - Summer Reading Program
· Academics focusing on Math and English
· Arts & Crafts, Sports and Open Gym Time
· Indoor Private Pool Rental - 2 days a week
· Martial Arts & Dance Classes
GROUPINGS: Based on their 2022-2023 school grade. Sharks (K-1), Cobras (2nd-3rd), Hawks (4th & up). Each group will have their own counselors and will move together most of the day.
Our Weekly Schedule is as follows:
Mondays: Team Days – Each group gets to plan their own trips/activities on Mondays. On and off-site activities.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Swimming at Chestnut Hill Community Hill Pool & Jessica’s Boundless Playground. We have a 2 hour, PRIVATE pool rental every Tuesday and Thursday ALL SUMMER! This school is located in Belchertown.
Alternate Activities: Six Flags New England – Must have Season Pass (more options will be available)
Wednesdays: Look Park in Northampton. We rented a pavilion all summer. There is a spray park, basketball court, playground, stream, open fields, zoo and much more. This is a great day of outdoor activities. Concessions available.
Fridays: Club Days – Campers get to choose 2 clubs to participate in (morning/afternoon).
*Lunch will be provided most of the summer. Please send children with a good water and snacks for the day.
We pride ourselves on giving our campers the best outdoor experience possible. Our program offers: *Camping *Rock Climbing *Boating *Swimming *Hiking *Wilderness Survival * Kayaking *Fishing *Beach Trips
The Center For Martial Arts & Fitness operates a 16 Acre Outdoor Adventure Camp, located in Cummington, MA. The camp borders over 1,000 acres of Bryant State Forest. It has a bunkhouse, tent platforms, bathroom facilities, hiking trails and lots of wilderness to explore.
The Center also owns & operates a 23 foot Boat with a dock slip on the Connecticut River. Our campers enjoy river cruises, fishing, tubing and swimming all summer!
CFMAF Friday Club & Activity Options
Campers may pick 2. Each lasts about 3 hours.
Art Club - Features many take home and group are projects. Emphasis on individual expression.
Cooking Club - Mostly non-bake cooking recipes with many fun and tasty treats.
Outdoor Adventure - Boating, Hiking, Beach Trips, Fishing, etc. Geared towards older kids.
Sports Club - Learn and play a different sport each week. Learn exciting drills and play new games
Garden Club - Maintains the Bowe School Garden, focus on healthy eating and some off-site farm work.
Community Service - Animal Shelter visits, park clean ups, Police/Fire Station visits, improving the community.
Gaming Club - *Not Video Games! Board Games, Pokemon, Chess, Dungeons & Dragons
Library/Summer Reading Club - Enjoy some quiet time at the library. Campers can read, play games on computers & more.
Junior Engineers Club - Lego building, paper airplane design and testing, block building, egg drop, rocket building
Bowling Club - Learn to bowl, keep score and stay cool in the heat. Meets weekly and averages are kept.