After School for Kids

Registration Information for 2016-2017


After School for Kids (ASK) is a recreation program where children in grades K-5 can have fun while learning through age-appropriate activities that foster physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

The ASK program operates from 2:20 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, throughout the school year. ASK features five-day weekly care, with no additional activity fees.

For More Information


If you have any questions or would like more details, please contact the Craig Avenue Recreation Center at (540) 857-5037.

Registration, Fees & Scheduling


Scroll down, or follow the links below for answers to these frequently asked questions:

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Ask Sites


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Location
 2016-2017 Spaces Available
Waitlist
 Back Creek
FULL for 2016-2017
Call (540) 857-5035
 Bonsack FULL for 2016-2017
 Call (540) 857-5035
 Burlington Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035  None
 Cave Spring K-2
FULL for 2016-2017
 Call (540) 857-5035
 Cave Spring 3-5
FULL for 2016-2017
  Call (540) 857-5035
 Clearbrook FULL for 2016-2017
 Call (540) 857-5035
 Fort Lewis
 See Ridge Kids Program
 
 Glen Cove
 See Ridge Kids Program  
 Glenvar See Ridge Kids Program

 Green Valley
FULL for 2016-2017  Call (540) 857-5035
 Herman L Horn
 Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035
  None
 Masons Cove
Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035
  None
 Mountain View
Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035
  None
 Mt. Pleasant
Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035
  None
 Oak Grove FULL for 2016-2017
 Call (540) 857-5035
 Penn Forest K-2
FULL for 2016-2017
  Call (540) 857-5035
 Penn Forest 3-5
FULL for 2016-2017
  Call (540) 857-5035
 W.E. Cundiff
Sign up by calling (540) 857-5035
 None


How to Register



Step #1: 

Check the list of elementary schools above to make sure there is still space available at your child’s school.  Specific school information is updated WEEKLY but may not reflect recent changes in program status.  Call our administrative office at 540-857-5035 to be completely certain of program availability.

Step #2:

  Click on the link below and complete the Roanoke County Health History Form.  Once it is complete, click the submit button.  If you prefer, you may print it out and mail or fax it to:  Craig Avenue Recreation Center 900 Chestnut Street, Vinton, VA  24179   Fax:  540-857-5047

                                                         Roanoke County Health History Form

Step #3: 

Click on the link below and complete the Auto Draft Payment Authorization Form.  Once it is complete, click the submit button.  If you prefer, you may print it out and mail or fax it to:  Craig Avenue Recreation Center 900 Chestnut Street, Vinton, VA  24179   Fax:  540-857-5047

                                                        Auto Draft Payment Authorization Form

Step #4:

  Look for a registration confirmation email within one week.  An ASK staff member may call you if additional information is needed.  Your registration is not complete until you receive a registration confirmation.  If you do not receive a registration confirmation within 10 days, please contact the ASK administrative offices at 540-857-5035.



Program Fees 2016-2017



Automatic Draft


 Days Per Week
 First Child
 Each Additional Child
 5 Days
 $63  10% Discount

Please use your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover cards to make bi-weekly or monthly payments.  Simply complete the Automatic Draft Payment Form, and mail the completed form to the ASK Administrative Office to begin the payment process. Please note that cash/check payment will NOT be available this year. All outstanding balances for the previous year must be paid in order for a child to continue in ASK for the next year. Payments are based on 180 days of service.  Draft will occur on the 1st and 15th of each month beginning August 15. Dates that the auto draft will hit accounts will be available once the school calendar is released for 2013-2014. There is no charge for holidays and breaks.  Inclement Weather Camp and Teacher Work Day Camp are separate programs that you must register for separately.

Typical Daily Schedule


Daily activities at all After School for Kids Programs include gym or playground time, snack time, quiet time for homework or other quiet activities, and group or self-directed activities.  A daily schedule is posted at each program.  An example of the daily schedule is:

  •     2:20pm School is dismissed and participants go to the cafeteria
  •     2:20pm Roll-call and Check-In, Quiet Activities
  •     2:35pm Restroom Break
  •     2:45pm Active Time (Gym or Playground)
  •     3:35pm Restroom to wash hands
  •     3:45pm Snack
  •     4:00pm Restroom to wash hands
  •     4:15pm Homework or Quiet Activities
  •     5:15pm Group Activities, Enrichment Activities
  •     (This is flexible based on Homework needs and facility schedule)
**This schedule may vary at each site based on homework needs, school use, enrollment and planned activities


Parent Guide



View the After School for Kids Parents Guide 2016-2017

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