After School Program

The After-School Child Care Program was established in 1990 to provide quality care for students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.  The program provides a structured environment to support spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative development with a service to others component.  Every effort is made to place each child in a safe environment for nurturing as well as to attending to their unique and particular needs.  Children receive a healthy snack, time for staff assistance with homework, devotions and engaging developmental activities. 

Admissions & Enrollment

The After-School Child Care Program accepts children from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.  A waiting list is kept for filling vacancies as they become available.  Members of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury are given first priority. 

A completed application with a $25.00 per child non-refundable registration fee is submitted for a child to be  enrolled in the program.  Parents will receive an acceptance letter and calendar for the year during the required parent conference.

Requirements

This program follows the Safe Sanctuary Policy of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury which requires a minimum of two adults to be present during any children and youth activities.  The After-School Child Care Program is also governed by an appointed board which is responsible for overseeing curriculum, personnel, operations and budget.

Schedule

The center follows the Rowan-Salisbury School System Calendar and operates Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Our program provides a variety of healthy snacks, homework time with assistance as needed, daily devotions and engaging developmental activities.  For an additional fee, the program offers Full-day Care during holidays and out-of-school days (teacher work days).  Full-day care hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Transportation

Children are transported from Overton Elementary School to First United Methodist Church by Rowan-Salisbury School System transportation.  The church bus from First United Methodist will pick up the children daily from Granite Quarry Elementary School and Koontz Elementary School. All North Carolina State safety regulations are followed when transporting children.

Tuition

The cost of the program is $160.00 per month for one child and $310.00 for two children. Tuition reflects monthly enrollment regardless of the number of days attended. This includes snacks and transportation. Tuition payment can be paid once a month, due on the 5th of the month, or bi-monthly, due on the 5th and 15th of the month.  Additional fees are charged for Full-day care during holidays and out-of-school days (teacher work days). These days provide a variety of exciting activities that children enjoy.

Inclement Weather

The After-School Program follows the Rowan-Salisbury School System procedures for closing during inclement weather.  If the RSS schools are closed, the After-School Program is closed.  If school is dismissed early due to inclement weather, the After-School Program is closed. 

 

For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact us at afterschool@fumcsalisbury.org or by calling the First United Methodist Church Office at 704-636-3121.   We welcome all children and will be happy to provide a tour of our secured facility and share our unique program.  



Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp provides quality care for students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade.  The program provides a structured environment to support spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative development with a service to others component.  Every effort is made to place each child in a safe environment for nurturing as well as to attending to their unique and particular needs.  Children receive breakfast and lunch through a Summer Feeding program provided by the Rowan-Salisbury School System.  A healthy afternoon snack, devotions, engaging developmental activities, swimming, mission opportunities and exciting field trips are also provided.  

Admissions & Enrollment

The Summer Camp Program accepts children from rising Kindergarten through rising Sixth Grade.  A waiting list is kept for filling vacancies as they become available.  Members of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury are given first priority. A completed application with a $25.00 per child non-refundable registration fee is submitted for a child to be  enrolled in the program.  

Requirements

This program follows the Safe Sanctuary Policy of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury which requires a minimum of two adults to be present during any children and youth activities.  The Summer Camp Program is also governed by an appointed board which is responsible for overseeing curriculum, personnel, operations and budget.

Schedule

The Summer Camp operates in the months of June, July and August.  The camp follows the Rowan-Salisbury School System calendar and begins after the last day of school and ends on the day before the first day of school.  The camp is closed the week of the 4th of July.  The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm.  

Tuition

The cost of the program is $110.00 per week for one child and $210.00 for two children.  Tuition reflects weekly enrollment regardless of the number of days attended. This includes snacks, field trips and supplies. Tuition payment must be made the week prior to attendance.  

For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact us at summercamp@fumcsalisbury.org or by calling the First United Methodist Church Office at 704-636-3121. We welcome all children and will be happy to provide a tour of our secured facility and share our unique program.