Program Information

The Hudson Bluehawk Nation Afterschool Program (HBN ASP) is divided into multiple sessions throughout the school year.

Session 3 (February-April 2021)

Session 3 runs from February 1 through April 16, 2021 (no in-person ASP on Wednesdays however virtual clubs are available). Registration forms were sent home with students. Completed registration forms for Session 3 must be returned to the Afterschool Program at M.C. Smith Elementary School by Monday, January 18. A lottery drawing will take place on that date at 4 p.m. You will be notified by HBN ASP staff as to whether your child has gotten into the program or is on a waiting list. Please note: The deadline to sign up for bus transportation home is Friday, January 15, 2021. No changes can be made after this date.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Joanne Allie at 518-828-4360, ext. 1163.

Note: Students can register after the start date and still participate in the session if open spots are available.

Session 3 Important Dates:

  • February 15-19, 2021- No school/no ASP (Winter Recess)
  • April 2, 2021 – No school/no ASP (Good Friday)
  • April 5-9, 2021 – No school/no ASP (Spring Recess)
  • April 16, 2021 – Last day of Session 3

General Information

Hours are 2:45–5:45 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (there is no in-person ASP on Wednesdays during the 2020-21 school year however virtual clubs are available).

A FREE bag dinner and drink is provided daily (click here to see the menu).

A bus is available at 5 p.m. daily to drop students off at limited locations – not door to door. Click here to see the bus routes and drop-off locations. Students MUST sign up on the registration form to be eligible to take the bus.

It is a requirement of our grant that students attending the Little Hawks and Hatch programs (Grades K-5) must attend every day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; there is no in-person ASP on Wednesdays during the 2020-21 school year however virtual clubs are available).

Students attending the program at the Jr. High School have a flexible schedule and daily attendance is not required.

Programs offered will be changed every 8-9 weeks.

This program is licensed through the Columbia County Child Care Council. Late registrants will be put on waiting list.


Full time staff includes a Program Director and Site Coordinators. Click here for contact information.

Part time staff includes: teachers, adults, college students, and high school CIT who were former participants in the HBN ASP. Click here for employment information.

Students Served

  • Little Hawks (Grades K-1) ~ 110 enrolled and serve 100 daily
  • Hatch (Grades 2-5) ~ 200 enrolled and serve 150 daily
  • Nest at Hudson Junior High School (Grades 6-8) ~ serve 50 daily
  • Senior High School (Grades 9-12) ~ provides clubs and courses for students to earn credit toward graduation and summer school

Policies and Regulations

The HBN ASP is registered through the Columbia County Child Care Council and required to follow strict regulations regarding staff/student ratio, staff fingerprinting and clearance, staff training, appropriate materials and supplies and documentation materials. We are periodically evaluated to ensure policies are followed.