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Champions atSanta Margarita Elementary

22070 H St. Santa Margarita CA 93453
(805) 703-3508

School Age: (805) 703-3508; Preschool: (805) 703-3778

Our school-age program is located in room 14. Our preschool program is located in room 15.

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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.

School Year Break Programs will be held at San Gabriel Elementary.  Summer Break 2019 will be held at Santa Rosa Academy.

Before- and After-School: Grades K-6

Ages: 5 - 12
Dates: 2019/2020 School Year
Hours: 7:00 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.

Half-Day Kindergarten

Ages: 5 - 6
Dates: 2019/2020 School Year
Hours: 7:00 - 11:50 AM // 12:45 - 2:45 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.

Kindergarten Wrap

Ages: 5 - 6
Dates: 2019/2020 School Year
Hours: 1:40 PM - 2:45 PM (1:20 - 1:30 PM on Fridays)

Kindergarten wrap program for afternoon kindergarteners extends the school day until school age classes are released.


Ages: 3 - 4
Dates: 2019/2020 School Year
Hours: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Self-guided exploration, structured activities and hands-on learning combine to help your child ages 3-to-4 years gain early literacy, math, science and social studies skills. Running, jumping and dancing keeps them active, too.

2019/2020 School Year
Before- and After-School Grades K-6
1-5 days: $37 per week

1-2 days: $50 per week
3 days: $74 per week
4-5 days: $94 per week
Half-Day (morning or afternoon)
1-2 days: $42 per week
3 days: $53 per week
4-5 days: $74 per week
Kindergarten Wrap
1-2 days: $16 per week
3 days: $21 per week
4-5 days: $26 per week

Full Day
1-2 days: $90 per week
3 days: $122 per week
4-5 days: $185 per week

Half-Day Morning
1-2 days: $53 per week
3-5 days: $117 per week

Fall Break 2019
$37 per day
Winter Break 2019/2020
$37 per day
Spring Break 2020
$37 per day

Additional Fees:
Registration: $50 per child or $100 per family
Drop-In Care: $40 per day
Non-School Day: $37 per full day or $22 per half day
In-Service: $15 per day
Early Release: $5 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 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.