Before School programming opens at 6:00 AM. Every morning, we offer breakfast, STEMsmart activities, and transportation to the schools on established van routes. Kids Can works directly with each school to ensure children are dropped off at the designated times. We are currently providing before school transportation to Ashland Park Robbins, Gilder, Gateway, and Karen Western Elementary Schools. We will be able to add more schools depending on need and resources.
Schedule: Morning activities range from crafts, STEM activities, a physical activity, and homework help.
6:00 AM - Program opens, breakfast served in Cafeteria until 8:00 AM
6:10 AM to 6:50 AM - Morning physical activity and play in Gymnasium
6:50 AM to 7:00 AM - Gym clean up and transition to morning programming
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM - Morning programming, see more info below
8:00 AM to 8:10 AM - Programming clean up
8:10 AM to 8:20 AM - Transportation preparation
8:20 AM to 8:30 AM - Departure for schools
|Gateway||Activity: Physical Activity||Activity: STEM||Activity: Homework Help / ELA||Activity: Craft / Centers||Activity: Electronics|
|Room: Gym||Room: 204||Room: 204||Room: 204||Room: 204|
|Ashland Park-Robbins||Activity: Craft / Centers||Activity: Physical Activity||Activity: Homework Help / ELA||Activity: STEM||Activity: Electronics|
|Room: 202||Room: Gym||Room: 202||Room: 202||Room: 202|
|Gilder / Karen Western||Activity: Homework Help / ELA||Activity: Craft / Centers||Activity: STEM||Activity: Physical Activity||Activity: Electronics|
|Room: 203||Room: 203||Room: 203||Room: Gym||Room: 203|
After School programming begins as soon as we pick up our students from their schools. After we are back atthe center, students have snack and then break out into their age/grade groups. In these groups, we continue STEMsmart activities to build off what our students already know and challenge them to look at things differently.
Schedule: Afternoon activities range from crafts, STEM activities, physical activities and homework.
4:30 PM to 4:45 PM - Arrival and snack
4:45 PM to 5:00 PM - Reading and Homework
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM - Programming, see schedule below
5:45 PM to 6:00 PM - Homework help & dismissal (Cafeteria)
|K - 3rd Grade||Physical Activities||Community Program Partners||STEM Activities||Craft / Center Activities||Technology|
|4th - 6th Grade||Community Program Partners||Soccer Practice & STEM||Physical Activities||Soccer Practice & Center Activities||Technology|
The fee for each program is $40.00 for a full week or $8.00 per day. Families are only charged for days their child(ren) attend program. Child Care Subsidy (Title XX) payment is accepted, and some scholarships are available.
Schools & Transportation
We currently provide transportation to the following elementary schools:
- Ashland Park Robbins (before & after)
- Gateway (before & after)
- Gilder (before school only)
- Karen Western (before & after)
For before or after school programming, the weekly fee is $40.00 or $8.00 per day per child. Families are only charged for the days their children attend. Some scholarships may be available for those families in need.
A registration fee ($25 for individual child/$40 for multiple), and two-weeks deposit.
Child Care Subsidy (Title XX) payments are accepted upon authorization.
Please stop by anytime between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM to complete the enrollment process. We must have the completed enrollment forms as well as a copy of your children’s immunization records in order to begin serving your child(ren).
For Child Care Subsidy authorizations our provider number is 77283875.