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Champions atAcademy of Arts and Knowledge

4800 Wheaton Fort Collins CO 80525
(970) 215-0706

Area Manager: 970-699-0471, Customer Care: 800-350-5034

Our program is located in the cafeteria at TR Paul Academy and is available for before and after school. Please enter using the side cafeteria entrance.

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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.

Ask about our reduced rate for TPAAK and CEC transition times in the morning and afternoon. Let us make pick up and drop off one easy step with Champions Hour reduced rate.

Before- and After-School: Grades K-6

Ages: 5 to 12 years
Dates: 2018/2019 School Year
Hours: 6:30 AM to bell and school dismissal to 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.

Champions Hour

Dates: 2018/2019 School Year
Hours: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Champions Hour is available Monday through Friday, offering supervision to close the gap between CEC arrival and dismissal and TR Paul's arrival and dismissal.

Spring Break

Dates: March 18 - 22, 2019
Hours: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Kids get a taste of math, science, sports and more during this weeklong program. During Spring Break at Champions, we get kids excited about summer with a sneak preview of all the excitement planned during our 12-week Summer Break. Parents love the convenience of having Spring Break programming at their regular Champions site, right inside their school.

Summer Break

Dates: May 28, 2019-August 16, 2019
Hours: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM

We offer several fun and engaging themes over the course of the summer. Enroll in one week, a few weeks or participate in all 12 weeks – with an emphasis on meeting new friends and learning new things. Summer Break at Champions is easy for families because it takes place at many of the same neighborhood school locations as our before- and after-school programs, making it convenient for parents and familiar for kids.

2018/2019 School Year
Before- and After-School: Grades K-6
$9 per day
1 day: $15 per week
2 days: $28 per week
3 days: $42 per week
4 days: $56 per week
5 days: $69 per week
Champions Hour After-School
$10 per day

Spring Break 2019
$37 per day

Additional Fees:
Registration: $50 per child or $75 per family
Drop-In Care: $25 per session
Non-School Full Day: $35 per day
Early Release: $18 per day

Summer 2019
Champions Summer
Full Day
1-2 days: $90 per week
3 days: $135 per week
4-5 days: $200 per week

Additional Fees:
Registration: $50 per child or $75 per family
Drop-In: $51 per day

Multi-child, Military, and School District Employee: 10%

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) is accepted at this site.

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.