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Champions at Woodland Elementary East

17261 W Gages Lake Rd. Gages Lake IL 60030
(847) 549-1393

Our program is located in the cafeteria. 

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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.

Summer Break 2020 will be held at Woodland Primary.

Before- and After-School: Grades 1-3

Ages: 6-9
Dates: August 23, 2021 - May 27, 2022
Hours: 6:30am - 8:30am // 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Champions provides busy, working families like yours the flexibility to extend the learning day before and after school for school-age children. 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.

Floor Hockey

Ages: 5 to 13 years
Dates: 2020/2021 School Year (Dates TBD)
Hours: Grades K-2: 5:45 PM // Grades 3-4: 6:30 PM // Grades 5-8: 7:35 PM

Games take place in the gymnasium. Each child will receive an award and t-shirt.

For questions, please contact Area Manager, Verda Zaimis at (847) 571-2205

Winter Break

Dates: December 26, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Hours: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM or 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Champions Winter Break program brings learning and fun together—and the best part? We help children build their potential by encouraging them to choose their own learning activities, work in groups, and stay active. This year, we will shine a spotlight on science, reptiles, or stage production, depending on the site. Families can come one day or every day—whatever works for them!

Spring Break

Dates: March 22 - 26, 2021
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.

Extended Full Day

Dates: 2020/2021 School Year (Dates subject to change according to school district's schedule)
Hours: 7:45 AM - 1:40 PM

Summer Break

Dates: June 14 - August 20, 2021
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.

2021/2022 School Year
1-2 days: $48 per week
3 days: $68.00 per week
4-5 days: $103 per week

1-2 days: $17 per week
3 days: $22.00 per week
4-5 days: $32 per week

Summer Break
Full Day
1 day: $136 per week
2 days: $136 per week
3 days: $195 per week
4 days: $319 per week
5 days: $319 per week

Additional Fees:
Registration: $69 per child or $110 per family
Drop-In Care: $29 before-school and $41 after-school
Non-School Day: $39 full day or $25 half-day
Early Release: $15 per day

Multi-child or Military: 10%
School District Employee: 13%

*KinderCare Education works with various employers to offer a child care discount. Call your Champions Manager or our Customer Care team for more details.

Champions does accept third party subsidy for its tuition through your state.

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.