Home Base After School

Home Base After School

At Home Base, we are a team of loving, dedicated Jewish professionals committed to nurturing your child and meeting their social-emotional needs. Supported by the staff of Wise Temple, Home Base goes the extra mile to deliver enriching Jewish experiences to your child and family.

What We Do

At Home Base, we provide Cincinnati families with high-quality, all-inclusive childcare after school. Your child will receive transportation from their school to Home Base, healthy snacks, homework help, Jewish learning, time to play, and more.

Meet the Director

Lauren Glynn Smyjunas


Lauren Glynn Smyjunas serves this role with a decade of experience who brings a passion for community engagement and education. Lauren is committed to creating enriching experiences and fostering a sense of belonging for all families.

Connect with Lauren at lsmyjunas@wisetemple.org

Learn more about Lauren here.

Supported by Wise Temple

Home Base is supported by Wise Temple, a congregation with a 175-year history of nurturing Jewish children in Cincinnati. At Wise Center, students enrolled in Home Base can enjoy the award-winning children’s library, playground, soccer field, hiking trail, and more. On a regular basis, students will interact with Wise Temple staff, including the synagogue’s musician, librarian, educators, and clergy.