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Champions at Helen Carr Castello Elementary

9850 Fire Poppy Dr. Elk Grove CA 95757
(916) 690-8718

Our program is located in the Champions portable located adjacent to the school parking lot.

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Champions has a great solution for busy working families: activities that combine fun and learning, together with the safety and convenience of a high-quality program right inside your school. Champions offers a variety of group and individual activities designed to keep your child exploring and growing.
From art, dramatic play, math and science to problem-solving, language, motor skills and more, we help your child continue learning and developing essential life skills – whether school is in session or not.

Before- and After-School: Grades K-6

Ages: 5 to 12 years
Dates: 2023/2024 School Year: Dates based on school district's schedule
Hours: 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM // 2:50 - 6:00 PM

Champions provides busy, working families like yours the flexibility to extend the learning day before and after school for school-age children ages 5 to 12 years. With a balance of child-initiated and teacher-led activities, our programs serve your child’s wide variety of interests and skills by giving them choice.

Half-Day Kindergarten

Ages: 5 to 6 years
Dates: 2023/2024 School Year: Dates based on school district's schedule
Hours: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM // 11:50 AM - 2:50 PM

Whether your child attends morning or afternoon kindergarten classes, we offer half-day programs that extend the learning all day. Creativity, language, math and sensory skills continue to be developed while you’re still at work – all conveniently located at your child’s school.

Summer Break

Dates: May 29 - August 4, 2023
Hours: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Summer Break | Option 1

Dates: June 1 - July 14, 2023
Hours: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

2023/2024 School Year
1-5 days: $56 per week
1-2 days: $94 per week
3-5 days: $162 per week

Half Day Morning or Afternoon
1-2 days: $69 per week
3-5 days: $97 per week
Thanksgiving/Winter/Spring Break
1 day: $53 per week
2 days: $106 per week
3 days: $158 per week
4 days: $211 per week
5 days: $264 per week

Additional Fees:
Registration: $50 per child or $100 per family
Parent Night Out: $25 per day
Non-School Full Day: $48 per day

Multi-child, Military, or School Employee: 10%

How soon can my child start Champions?

Your child can attend our program as early as 48 hours after you complete the online enrollment process.

When is tuition due?

Tuition is charged weekly on Thursday mornings for the following week, and is due by Friday. Payments can be made with a debit or credit card through your online account. We offer autopay for your convenience, so you can store your payment account and it will be charged weekly.

What if I want to change my child’s care schedule?

Flexibility is the magic word for busy families like yours! At Champions, you can adjust your child’s schedule from week to week, with options for full-time or part-time care.

Every Wednesday, we lock in the schedule and prepare invoices for the following week. So, if you want to adjust the days your child will be joining us, make sure to save changes by the Wednesday prior to the week of care you’re scheduling.

If your child attends our program and you haven’t scheduled by the Wednesday prior, you will be charged a drop-in fee at a higher rate.

Get step-by-step instructions here!