Children’s Activities

We look forward to seeing many families with their children of all ages. Please register by Friday, May 19 for child care or for the children’s program, as no reservations are accepted on site. Registration for child care will open with the opening of Reunion registration.

To allow parents to enjoy reunion activities, several supervised activities are planned specifically for children.

Childcare for Children 3 months to 6 years:

The Children’s Place at Phillips Academy, located in McKeen Hall on the Abbot Campus, provides professional childcare for infants and children from  ages 3 months through age 6 on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Friday, June 9: 6:30–11 p.m.
Saturday, June 10: 5–11 p.m.

This service is offered on a fee basis, and child care for children ages 3 months to 6 years must be arranged prior to reunions. Please fill out the child care Reunion2017Children3MosTo6Years and remit with payment.

Activities for Children Age 7 and Up:

Saturday, June 10

10:15 a.m. The Alumni Parade is fun for children, too. All alumni and family members are urged to participate in the parade. Look for your class banner and join in!

2–4 p.m. Children age 7 and up meet at “Susie’s” (side entrance to basement of Paresky Commons) for a fun-filled afternoon.
Parent’s pick up their children at 4 p.m. at “Susie’s” (side entrance to basement of Paresky Commons). Registration required.

6-11 p.m. A pizza party is provided for youngsters age 7 and up who are registered in advance. The party will be at “Susie’s”, basement of Paresky Commons, followed by games, crafts, and movies.
All parents must pick up their children by 11 p.m. Children will be released only to their parent.

All activities are planned and supervised by licensed childcare providers. Staff of Phillips Academy will help with the activities. Registration for children’s programs is required and is available through general reunion registration. Please fill out the reunion 2017Age 7 and older form and return to reunions@andover.

Questions? Please contact Office of Alumni Engagement at 978-749-4305 or