After School Care

After School Care

We are FULL for the 2016-17 school year. We have a waiting list. If there are cancellations , we will contact those on the waiting list, first come, first served.

ELIGIBILITY:
Any child enrolled in grades 5K-5 at Clemson Elementary School is eligible for After School Care. Please drop by the school office to pick up an application for this program or use the link above to download a copy of the application.

Hours and Activities: ASC opens the first full day of school and closes the last full day of school.
2:30-3:00 P.M. Children are to report to the cafeteria where a snack will be served and attendance will be taken.
3:00-3:45 P.M. Homework/study/reading time: children are expected to study, read, or work on academic activities during this time. Younger children will be given an opportunity to attend centers.
3:45-5:15 P.M. Supervised activities such as outdoor P.E./sports activities, computer lab, video programs, educational television programs, arts and crafts, cultural enrichment activities, etc.
5:30 P.M. All children must be picked up by 5:30 P.M. After 5:30 P.M. A $1 per minute late fee will be charged until your child is picked up.
Fees per child: Due to District policy, prices are subject to change.
After-School Care:  $35 per week

* FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

GENERAL POLICIES and PROCEDURES for AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Enrollment:
Each child must be enrolled by a parent or legal guardian. Enrollment forms are available in the school office and must be filled out before a child may participate in the program.

Collection of Fees:
Child care fees are to be paid on MONDAY afternoons for the week. A $10.00 late fee will be charged if fees are received after Monday or whatever the first day is following the weekend. You may choose to pay by the week, month, nine-week period, or semester. Payments may be made by cash, check, or online by using My School Bucks . Refunds will not be made. You are responsible for payment for the days your child is enrolled in the program whether they attend or not.

Inappropriate behavior will not be permitted. Expulsion from the program will result from receiving three (3) written discipline notices or at the director's discretion.

Pick-up: 
Children are to be picked up from the After School Care office any time between 2:45-5:30 P.M. Children must be released by an After School Assistant. Children will be released to those persons indicated on the enrollment form as having permission to pick up the child. If you are late picking up your child, a late fee of $1.00 per minute will be charged. After three tardies your child will be removed from the program.

Due to safety and legal concerns, parents or guardians are not to enter the building in search of their child or children.

Change in Transportation Arrangements:
In any case where a child is to be transported by anyone other than the parent or guardian, written permission must be provided for the day or general permission for the purpose.

The program will be available on all normally scheduled school days. THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON SCHOOL HOLIDAYS OR WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. IF THERE IS EARLY DISMISSAL, THE PROGRAM WILL BE CANCELLED.

No tolerance policy:

We have a no tolerance policy in our program. Children who experience repeated discipline problems in the classroom will not be allowed to participate in the After School Care program; as per the discretion of the homeroom teacher and/or director. This is a self-supporting program and attending this program is a privilege. 

Sickness Policy:
A parent or guardian will be called to pick up a child who is sick or injured. Medicine will not be administered without written permission from the parent or legal guardian.

Insurance:
Insurance is available through the school office. School-time insurance will cover the program.

Questions Answered: 
If you have additional questions that are not answered, please feel free to contact TeresaSkewes@pickens.k12.sc.us or the school office at 397-1517.