Gloucester City School District

Kids Choice Before and After School Program

Kids Choice before and after school program was established in 2017 in partnership with the Gloucester City School District to provide a safe, fun, and nurturing environment for school age children.  We provide before school activities from 7:00am to the beginning of school and after school care from the time school is dismissed until 6:00pm. Both programs operate from Monday through Friday and are conveniently located in every elementary and middle school.

Special Enrollment Notice-Cold Spring Elementary program is temporary filled

Before School Care

Our before school morning program provides a place they can take their child that is safe and fun. It helps start their day at school on a positive note. Readying their minds and emotions to successfully begin their day. Breakfast will not be served in the Before School Program, however you may send your child with a nutritious snack/meal.

After School Care

Our after-school program provides the opportunity for each child to do their homework assignments and seek assistance when needed. We offer a variety of age-appropriate supervised activities such as games, athletics, arts & crafts that encourage free play and creativity.  We also provide a healthy and nutritious snack for the children enrolled in the after-school program.

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Programs Activities

Programs Locations & Staff

Gloucester City School District

Cold Springs Elementary School- 1194 Market Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030

  • Tammy DeLuca (Cold Springs Gloucester City 2017)
    • Beginning her second year with Kids Choice

 

Gloucester City Middle School-1300 Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030

  • Only After School Program (No AM Care)

 

All Kids Choice Employees are:

  • Fingerprinted and background checked
  • CPR Certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • Receive annual training as per State Guidelines

Program Before School Hours

AM Hours (Cold Spring Elementary Only)
7am – 9:15am
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Free Playtime, there must be a variety of age-appropriate activities for all children to engage in. Many stations set up.

8:00 am – 8:30 am
Children will lineup, take count, walk down to all-purpose room for breakfast with staff

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Returning from breakfast, take count, wash hands, free play time.

9:00 am
Clean up

9:10 am
Line up children, take count/roll taken, double checked with other staff member 9:15 am Walk children to teacher lines accompanied by Kids Choice staff members.

Program After School Hours

PM Hours-3:45 pm – 6pm 3:45 pm
Children report to the gymnasium/all purpose room (depends on location), book bags placed by far wall, kids then report to the red circle and sit down for roll call/count.

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Free Play

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Snack time, children wash hands and sit to receive snacks

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Homework period.

4:45 pm – 5;15 pm Organized game, craft, sport

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Free play

Program Activities

Daily After School Care

As working mothers we understand the demands on your time that’s why we at Kids Choice help you in every way that we can. Homework is completed on a daily basis with staff assistance. We check homework to make sure that it is completed and correct but we ask you to check it over also. Activities such as:

  1. Organized Daily Games
  2. Free Play
  3. Arts and Crafts
  4. Board Games
  5. Variety of Age Appropriate Toys
  6. Outside Play (Weather Permitting)
  7. WII Sport, Dancing
  8. Special Activities
  9. Bounce Houses
  10. Guest Speakers
  11. Pizza Parties
  12. Build your Own Sundaes
  13. Movie Days

Payment Tuition & Schedule

The following are Kids Choice 2018-2019 per student tuition for our preschool or aftercare programs.

 PAYMENT IS DUE 1ST OF THE MONTH

  • Am Care- $115.00 per month
  • Pm Care- $170.00 per month
  • Am/Pm Care- $255.00 per month
  • Day Passes- $105.00 book of 5

 

Our Drop-in Care cost is- $25.00 per day/student

 

We offer the following discounts based on the following:

 

  • 10% off for each additional child
  • 10% off if years tuition paid in full

 

Payment

 

Payment for the upcoming month of service is due by the 15th of the preceding month. Payments can be made in person when you’re picking up your child at the facilities or payments can be mailed to the following:

 

Mailing Address

Kids Choice
PO Box 9030
Turnersville, NJ 08012

Payment Assistance

We also accept all State of New Jersey Assistance Programs.