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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.

Before-School & After-School Grades K-5

Ages: 5-11
Dates: 2024/2025 School Year: 9/3/2024 - 6/19/2025
Hours: (Before) 7:15 AM - 9:15 AM (M, Tu, Th, Fr) 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM (Wed) // (After) 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM (M-F)

Winter Break

Dates: December 23, 2024 - January 3, 2025
Hours: 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM

Summer Break 

Full Day:
1-2 days: $185 per week
3-5 days: $310 per week 

2024/2025 School Year

$81 per week
$76 per week

Winter Break
1 day: $45 per week
2 days: $74 per week
3 days: $111 per week
4 days: $148 per week

Fees and Discounts

Additional Fees:
Registration: $65 per child or $90 per family (Summer: $50 per child, $75 per family)
Break Full Day $37 per day
Drop in Before/After School $30 per day
Early Release $15 per day
Non School Full Day $45 per day
Drop-In Full Day (Summer): $65 per day

Multi-Child or School Employee: 10%
Military: 10%
Group A and Group B: $9.50 discount if enrolled in Before- and After-School Sessions, 18% discount if enrolled in all three sessions

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's provider ID # is: 128933

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!