Before & After School Care

treeBefore School Care

Before School Child Care is offered for students at The Capitol Encore Academy, from 6:30am to 7:40am. Students meet in the TCEA Cafe. The cost for the year is $200.00 per child in a one child family, made in payments of 1 ($200), 2 ($100 x 2), or 4 ($50 x 4), OR $150.00 per child in a multiple child family, made in payments of 1, 2, or 4. Forms of payment are check or money order and made payable to The Capitol Encore Academy.

For more information, please contact:

treeAfter School Care

For parents seeking daily after school care for their student attending TCEA, there are many options available for the 2017-2018 school year, including two new on-site programs located at TCEA.

tree TCEA After School Program (Located at TCEA)

This new after-school program is led by Mr. Falls, with other TCEA teachers and is offered Monday-Friday, 3:30pm-6pm. Kindergarten – 8th Grade. Offering Daily, Weekly or Monthly Rates with Drop-in Option. This is only open to TCEA students.

To sign your student(s) up, please complete this form:

Contact Mr. Gerard Falls at


treeChallenge Island (S.T.E.A.M. Based Education Enrichment)
An enriching and unique on-site after-school care option that is open to the entire community also located at TCEA:

Register here through Encore Kids College for this program.

Instructor Information: Annette O’Keefe, Challenge Island



This daily after-school program with Challenge Island is located on-site at TCEA. Challenge Island is a nationally recognized education enrichment program designed to teach kids 21st century skills, socialization, and problem solving skills in a fun and thematic way that challenges children to learn and expand their knowledge base! Challenge Island offers thematic after school education in eight-week sessions. Our eight week themed programs highlight popular ideas like Minecraft, Emojis’, Wizarding World, and American Girls and Dolls, all while teaching science, technology, engineering, art, and math to kids in a fun, team based, challenging way!

Schedule, Tuition & Fees: Challenge Island is set up in eight week thematic Islands that focus on S.T.E.A.M. Education. This program will take place at TCEA. Open to the Public.

Offered Monday through Friday after school care, option of 3 or 5 days per week, 3:15-6pm

  • 5 Days per week, per child – $90 per week.
  • 3 Days – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – $75.00 per week.

Open to Ages: 5-13 years

treeAfter School Care Downtown Partners

After school care is also provided in partnership with the Hay St. UMC After School Program and the Elevo Ninja Dynamics After-School Program. Students will be picked up from TCEA by caregivers at the end of the day and walked to UMC or Elevo Dynamics.

During inclement weather the UMC van or Elevo Bus is used for pickup. Parents must register with Hay St. UMC or Elevo Dynamics to enroll their children in this program before informing the administration of TCEA.

treeMore information: Hay Street UMC
treeMore information: Elevo Dynamics
tree Other options for After School Care
Several community programs and child care centers also pick up students from Capitol Encore Academy, along with other schools in the area. These programs must be contacted directly to arrange pick-up and child care: