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Champions at Leroy H. Smith School

319 S Main St Winterport ME 04496
(207) 659-3029


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.

After-School: Grades PreK - 4

Dates: 2021/2022 School Year: Dates based on school district's schedule
Hours: 2:00 - 6:00 PM

Winter Break

Dates: TBD
Hours: 7:00 AM-6:00 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!

Ski/Mid-Winter Break

Dates: TBD
Hours: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Spring Break

Dates: TBD
Hours: 7:00 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.

2021/2022 School Year
Before- and After-School: Grades 3 - 5
1-2 days: $25 per week
3 days: $38 per week
4 days: $44 per week
5 days: $50 per week

1-2 days: $41 per week
3 days: $61 per week
4 days: $68 per week
5 days: $77 per week

Full Day- Extended Learning
1 Day: $50.00 per week
2 Days: $100.00 per week
3 Days: $150.00 per week
4 or 5 Days: $200.00 per week

Combined After-School
1-2 days: $48 per week
3 days: $71 per week
4 days: $83 per week
5 days: $94 per week

Winter/Ski/Mid-Winter/Spring Breaks
1 days: $50 per week
2 days: $100 per week
3 days: $150 per week
4-5 days: $190 per week

Summer Break
Full Day
1 day: $52 per week
2 days: $103 per week
3 days: $155 per week
4-5 days: $196 per week

Half Day Afternoon
1-3 days: $80 per week
4-5 days: $105 per week


Additional Fees
Registration: $50 per child, $75 per family
Early Release: $15 per day

Multi-child, Military, or School District Employee: 10%
Multi-Session Discount: 15% - Applicable to part-time and full-time rates

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 for the first 16-30 minutes and an additional $10 for each 15 minutes following that.