After School Program

Our Program

Celebrate KIDS! is a faith-based after school enrichment program designed to meet the academic, physical, social, and spiritual needs of children in grades K through 6. We offer a high-quality program where children are loved, nurtured, and experience Christ in a real and relevant way. A typical day includes homework completion and assistance, a theme-based enrichment activity, a daily devotion, recreation, and a nutritious snack.

Days and Hours of Operation

After School Care: 2:30 – 6:00 pm
Early dismissal: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Full Days/camps: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm (This includes school closings, teacher work days, and select holidays.)

Enrollment

Celebrate KIDS! enrolls both full-time and drop-in students.  Space is limited, so parents are encouraged to submit their enrollment forms(s) as soon as possible. Drop-ins must be pre-registered and have all appropriate paperwork on file in order to utilize this service. A child will not be considered registered until the registration fee has been paid.

The following forms and documentation must be completed and turned in for children to begin:

  • Enrollment Application Packet
  • A copy of your child’s immunization records and birth certificate

For information concerning student enrollment, contact us at 540-797-7332.

 

Schools We Serve

  • Clearbrook Elementary
  • Penn Forest Elementary
  • Cave Spring Elementary
  • Cave Spring Middle

Transportation is provided for Clearbrook, Penn Forest, and Cave Spring Elementary Schools. The public school bus also provides transportation for students at Clearbrook Elementary and Cave Spring Middle.

Daily Schedule

Our daily schedule is consistent and is designed to meet the academic, physical, social, and spiritual needs of the various age groups we serve.

Monday-Thursday Schedule:

2:30-2:55    Arrival and Snack
3:00-3:15    Recreation
3:20-4:10    Supervised Homework
4:15-4:30    Recreation

4:35-5:05    Devotion
5:10-5:40    Enrichment Activity
5:40-6:00    Free Play

Recreation, free play, and a movie in the Power Zone will take place each Friday.

Homework

All children will be supervised and assisted as needed during homework. A staff member will sign the child’s planner after homework has been checked for completion.

Enrichment

A theme-based daily enrichment activity is included in the schedule Monday- Thursday. These engaging activities are designed to spark creativity and generate excitement! Enrichment themes include, but are not limited to: art, science, writing workshop, buddy reading, build it, PE, and Spanish.

Bible Devotion

Students will receive a daily bible lesson.  During this time, God’s word is shared with children and applied to their daily lives.  Time may include activities, skits, worship, and prayer.

Camps

Celebrate KIDS! offers three camps per year: Winter Camp (Christmas Break), Spring Camp, and Summer Camp. Each week, students will enjoy:

  • Multiple field trips
  • Daily playtime at a local park
  • VBS style lessons
  • The Bridge – daily math, reading, and/or science review
  • Daily electives – including art, drama, dance,  kidfit, build it, and more
  • Science enrichment
  • Special guests
  • Exciting indoor & outdoor games

Inclement Weather

On inclement weather days, Celebrate KIDS! will operate on a full-day schedule unless otherwise stated. If weather conditions create a dangerous traveling situation, Celebrate KIDS! will close for the day. Celebrate Kids! will post closures on our Celebrate KIDS’ Facebook page and parents will be notified via text message. On days where schools close early due to inclement weather, we will pick up children at their respective schools and transport them to our facility. Should the weather become increasingly dangerous, we will post an early closing on our Celebrate KIDS! Facebook page and contact parents via text message. On days when it is determined that the road conditions are too dangerous to transport Children to our facility from their schools, we will contact parents and post this notice on our Celebrate KIDS! Facebook page.

Worship Times

Sunday LIFE Groups - 9:30am
Sunday Worship - 10:30am
Wednesday Night - 7:00pm

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