Phone: 828-327-2500
Fax: 828-324-2453

1635 20th Avenue Drive NE
Hickory, NC 28601

After School Care Hickory NC

School Age Children

Our Before and After School Program is for children ages 5 to 11 years of age. This program strives to provide more physical activities and health education to decrease and prevent obesity; provide more engaging, hands-on activities; to help students meet NC learning standards; and give more opportunities for free play/choice. To empower learning through mentoring, academic assistance, enrichment and recreational opportunities.

The morning program opens at 6:00 am and runs until 6:45 am Monday through Friday. The morning session consist of a breakfast snack and then we transport children to school for the day.

The afternoon session operates from 2 pm until 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pick up your children from school and transport them back to Catawba Ridge Child Development Center. Upon arrival at the center, children are given a snack and then participate in a variety of activities which includes time for children to work on homework. They are also given the opportunity to relax and unwind after a long day at school. Children will be exposed to learning centers, playground activities, games and much more.

There are many goals for this program which are:

  • Provide a place where self-esteem is nurtured and supported.
  • Develop an appreciation of our multicultural heritage.
  • Teach children ways of solving conflicts.
  • Provide homework assistance.
  • Provide opportunities to learn new skills.

The Before and After School program will have appropriate activities scheduled weekly and included some of the following:

Active outdoor play
Arts and Crafts
Block Play
Books and Language
Carpentry
Cultural Studies
Dramatic Play
Environmental Studies
Field Trips
Food Experiences
Games
Health and safety
Life-related chores
Music and Rhythm
Numbers
Money-making Projects
Problem Solving
Sand and Water Play
Science
Nature
Self-help Skills
Sewing

After School Care Hickory NC

Searching for “After School Care Hickory NC”? Catawba Ridge Child Development Center provides excellent child care in Hickory, NC.
  • Open 6 a.m. Until 6 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • Rated 4 Stars
  • Enrolling 6 Weeks Through 12 Years
  • Before/After School Care
  • Summer Camp
  • DSS Vouchers Accepted
  • USDA Approved Meals