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Champions at Whittier Elementary

777 Elm Tree Ln. Fircrest WA 98466
(253) 304-4891

Lower Level at Whittier Elementary

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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.

Programming is not currently available at this location. Champions will be offering full-day programming starting September 8, 2020, available at Wainwright Intermediate.

Before- and After-School: Grades K-3

Ages: 5-9
Dates: 2020/2021 School Year (Dates subject to change according to school district's schedule)
Hours: 6:30 AM to school bell and school dismissal to 6:30 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 9 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.

2020/2021 School Year
Before- and After-School: Grades K-3
1-2 days: $52 per week
3-5 days: $72 per week

1-2 days: $52 per week
3-5 days: $76 per week

Before- and After-School
1-2 days: $84 per week
3-5 days: $122 per week

Champions Full Day
1-5 days: $200 per week

Winter/ Spring Break
$37 per day

Additional Fees:
Registration: $50 per child or $75 per family
Drop-In Care: $30 per session
Non-School Full Day: $20 per day
Break Full Day: $37 per day
Early Release: $15 per day

Multi-Child or School Employee: 10%
Military: 15%

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 my child’s schedule changes?

Please make any schedule changes by Wednesday for the following week. Tuition is based on the schedule you have chosen in the system.

What if there are school closures or changes in scheduling?

During inclement weather conditions, it may be necessary to delay and/or close schools and childcare sites entirely. Champions will follow the delay schedule set by the school district. If school is cancelled, Champions will be cancelled. Please be sure to check with your local Champions contact to find out how scheduling is handled in the event of either an early release or late start, and always call ahead if you are unsure whether Champions will be in operation for these types of days.

When do I need to pick up my child?

Please be available to pick up your child before or as near the program end time as possible. To avoid late fees, arrive to collect your child within 15 minutes after the listed time. Fees will apply for extended tardiness as follows; $10.00 for the first 16-30min, and an additional $10 each 15min following that.

Does Champions accept subsidy programs?

Champions accepts DSHS Child Care Subsidy. If you qualify for free and reduced lunch you may be eligible. Please call the DSHS Child Care Subsidy line prior to enrolling to see if you qualify: 1-877-501-2233. Champions at Whittier Elementary School's provider ID # is: 057662