Summer Programs

Summer Enrollment Opens at 8:00 AM on March 6, 2024.

Before and After School Care

Who: For elementary aged children 5-12 years old and attending the CPS Summer SUNsations (incoming kindergartners must be 5 years old by May 30, 2024 to attend our program).

What: Fee based before and/or after school care for entering K – 5th grade children.

Where: Located in Columbia Public School’s elementary schools.

When: May 30 – June 26, 2024 (no care provided on June 19).

Why: We provide hands-on educational and recreational care for children in a safe, caring, and convenient environment. Our programs are licensed by the Missouri Office of Childhood within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

How: We recommend that all families review our Family Handbook for specific policies and procedures before submitting a registration and the non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee.

  • New Families – click “Enroll My Child.”
  • Current or Returning Families – click “View My Account.”  
  • Summer Adventure Club Locations – Beulah Ralph, Cedar Ridge, EEE, Fairview, Grant, Locust, Midway, Mill Creek, Paxton-Keeley, Rock Bridge, Russell, & West Blvd.
  • Transportation – CPS allows families to enroll at any summer location when the family provides their own transportation. If you child’s home school is not an option and you wish to use Adventure Club this summer, submit your child’s CPS registration by April 26th for one of the Adventure Club locations above. Delaying your registration with Adventure Club may wait-list your child.
  • Morning Care – due to historically low enrollment, AM care is not an option at some locations.
    • Affected schools are: Locust St., Midway, & Rock Bridge Elementary.
  • Registration Fee – during enrollment a $35.00 non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee is due per child. This fee covers administrative costs for processing your child’s enrollment and does not go toward tuition.
  • Tuition – full tuition costs are due May 15, 2024; no refunds issued to families that withdraw after May 15. Families that do not pay by May 17 are dismissed and replaced with a wait-listed family.
  • Financial Assistance – all programs (except EEE) accept state childcare subsidies; families are responsible for any costs not reimbursed by the state.

Tier I Schools (fees reflect full tuition for the entire 4-weeks)

  • EEE
AM ONLY
6:45 AM – 8:05 AM
PM ONLY
2:40 PM – 5:45 PM
AM & PM
(Both Sessions)
$77.00$401.00$448.00
  • Locust St.
  • Midway
  • Rock Bridge
AM ONLY
6:45 AM – 7:25 AM
PM ONLY
2:40 PM – 5:45 PM
AM & PM
(Both Sessions)
NA$401.00NA

Tier II Schools (fees reflect full tuition for the entire 4-weeks)

  • Beulah Ralph
  • Cedar Ridge
  • Fairview
  • Grant
  • Mill Creek
  • Paxton-Keeley
  • Russell Blvd.
  • West Blvd.
AM ONLY
6:45 AM – 8:05 AM
PM ONLY
3:20 PM – 5:45 PM
AM & PM
(Both Sessions)
$155.00$324.00$448.00

Extended Summer Care

Adventure Club provides full day programming at Russell Blvd. Elementary after summer school concludes.

Who: For children ages 5-12 years old (children must be 5 years or older by first day of attendance).

What: Full-time, fee-based childcare programming, includes AM and PM snack and weekly field trips; families to provide a daily sack lunch.

Where: Russell Blvd. Elementary at 1800 W Rollins Rd.

When: Weekdays, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM, July 1 – August 2, 2024. (no care provided on July 4 & 5).

How: We recommend that all families review our Family Handbook for specific policies and procedures before submitting a registration and the non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee.

  • New Families – click “Enroll My Child.”
  • Current or Returning Families – click “View My Account.”  
  • Field trips – do occur and include weekly swimming with no alternate care provided.
  • Capacity – enrollment limited to 80 spots and children must exhibit good citizenship to attend.
  • Registration Fees – a per child fee is due at registration. These non-refundable/non-transferable fees cover administrative costs for processing your child’s enrollment and do not go toward your tuition.
  • Tuition – Full tuition due by June 20, 2024, no refunds issued to families that withdraw after the due date. Families that do not pay by June 24 are dismissed and replaced with a wait-listed family.
  • Financial Assistance – enrollment is very limited for families utilizing FSD Child Care subsidies for tuition. Please contact the office to discuss availability.
Full Day SessionJuly 1 – August 2
7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
$100.00 Registration Fee$1,173.00 – due by June 20