The JFKS Hort program is run by the JFK Friendship Center e.V. and is subsidized by the city of Berlin. It is meant for children of working parents or children moving to Berlin from abroad who need to adapt to the new language and social environment.

The following hours of care are available:

Early module: 6 a.m.-7.30 a.m.
Afternoon module: 1.30 p.m.-4.00 p.m.
Late module: 1.30 p.m.-6.00 p.m.
Vacation module: 7.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.

The Vacation module is for children who only come to Hort during school vacations or American holidays, the afternoon and late modules include vacation care until the respective ending time.

The day care is carried out according to a cooperation contract with the John F. Kennedy School which – as a public ”reliable half-day elementary school” (“verläßliche Halbtagsgrundschule”) is required to provide subsidized after school and vacation care to families who qualify. The supervision and activities are planned to complement and support the school’s educational program. The Hort staff also support the teachers in the lower ES as classroom assistants during school hours.

The Hort program offers a multitude of inspiring and motivating activities from different areas including art, music, physical education, science, social and cultural topics, as well as homework supervision. During vacation, a variety of field trips and a summer Hort trip are offered.


Please address any questions regarding the Hort to:

Hort JFK Friendship Center
Svetlana Ostojic
Phone *49-30-8158118


Julia Spieß

Office Hours only: Tuesday and Thursday 2 p.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment




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