School-Age Program Overview
At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley, we offer before and after school child care and recreation programs to school age children (ages 5+) enrolled in Kindergarten through High School (younger children can attend one of our licensed preschools in Huntington Beach or Fountain Valley).
Our high quality, adult-supervised programs are operated at our three specially designed school-age facilities: the Huntington Beach Branch, the Fountain Valley-Kingston Branch and the Pacific Life Foundation Branch.
Hours of Operation
- Before School Program:
- 6:30am - School Begins
- After School Program:
- After School - 6:00pm
- Full Day Program:
- 6:30am - 6:00pm
- Teen Program:
- 3:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday - Thursday)
- 3:00pm - 8:00pm Most Fridays
- Drop In Teen Program:
- 3:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday - Friday)
- Office Hours:
- 7:30am - 6:00pm (Monday - Friday)
Our school-age recreation centers offer adult supervised before and after school child care programs and activities under the guidelines of the California Department of Social Services. Children enrolled in kindergarten through high school are eligible to join our school-age centers. Younger children not meeting the age requirements may attend one of our licensed development preschools for ages 6 weeks through pre-kindergarten.
The Kindergarten Program is designed especially for our younger members who are enrolled in Kindergarten. With specially designated rooms designed with the help of early childhood education specialists, children have fun doing activities like music, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games and learning at play stations that encourage reading, writing, art, science, dramatic play, and more. While older kids are still at school, staff lead Kindergartners in activities throughout the Club, including the computer lab, games room, and teaching kitchen. We also provide homework assistance and other educational activities designed to prepare your child for first grade.
1ST GRADE & UP
Our daily schedule offers children many different activities to choose from, including activities in five core program areas. With so much to do, kids are constantly busy making new friends and having fun! Qualified recreation staff enthusiastically supervise activities while encouraging children to play fairly and safely. Our program differs from most with its diverse range of exciting activities including computer learning centers, sports, arts and crafts, cooking, indoor and outdoor games, relays, tournaments, contests, field trips, games room, special event days, and much, much more! We also offer homework assistance and educational activities designed to promote success in school. For more details, be sure to view our monthly calendars at the Club.
Our teen program is designed especially for youth entering grades 6 and up. We plan special activities, community service projects, fun field trips and club events to help build friendships, leadership qualities, self esteem and just have fun! There are teen activities every day, and extended hours most Fridays until 8:00pm. Check the weekly calendars at the Club for special events.
If you have any questions or would like to enroll in our before and after school child care program, please visit or call the school-age facility at the location you would like to attend.
Program Prices & Fees
New prices take effect on January 1, 2016 for new members.
To participate in our programs, each child must be a current member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley. The annual membership fee is $15 and is valid from September through August each year.
The registration fee for the Learning Center Child Development Preschool or the Robert Mayer Child Development Preschool is $50 per year.
BEFORE SCHOOL PROGRAM/WEEKLY FEE
Both school age facilities offer a morning program, which includes quiet games and activities. Participants attending serviced schools will be transported to their schools by Boys & Girls Club busses. Fees are $33 per week ($28 per week for additional children).
AFTER SCHOOL FULL-TIME PROGRAM/WEEKLY FEE
Weekly fees for our full-time after school program include transportation to our facility from numerous elementary and middle schools in the Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, and Garden Grove school districts. Fees for 1st Grade and up are $75 per week ($70 per week for additional children). Our extended Kindergarten program is $80 per week (full-time only).
AFTER SCHOOL PART-TIME PROGRAM/WEEKLY FEE
The Part Time program is designed for families wishing to use our after-school program 1 - 3 days per week. Specific days must be listed and can be changed with a small contract change fee. Additional days may be added, based on availability, each week for a fee of $21 per day. Part-time fees for our after school program also include transportation to our school-age center. Fees are: 1 day – $20; 2 days - $40; 3 days - $60.
FULL DAY PROGRAM
Our full day program is provided for most school holidays and conference days. We also offer seasonal daycamps during Winter, Spring, and Summer breaks. Full-time fees include full-day programs for no additional charge. Part-time fees include full-day offered during your regularly scheduled days of the week, and an additional $32 will be charged per day if full days fall on a non-scheduled day.
DROP IN TEEN PROGRAM
Members ages 11+ may attend the Club from 3:00pm-6:00pm at no cost besides their $15 annual membership fee. Note: No transportation is provided for the drop in program.
Our program fees are billed weekly prior to the week of use, with no deductions for absences, vacations, or holidays. Children enrolled in our full-time after-school program are exempt from the full day program fee during school holidays, as well as winter and spring break. Some activities, such as sports leagues and field trips, are additional. For the full list of policies, please contact one of our school-age centers.
Our weekly before and after school program includes transportation to and from 40 schools in the Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Ocean View, Garden Grove, and Westminster school districts on our certified buses.
HUNTINGTON BEACH BRANCH
The Huntington Beach Branch provides transportation to and from the following Ocean View, Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley Schools:
Dwyer • Eader • Hawes • Huntington Seacliff • Kinetic Academy • Moffett • Newland • Oka • Perry • Peterson • Smith • Sowers • Talbert.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY-KINGSTON BRANCH
The Fountain Valley-Kingston Branch provides transportation to and from the following Fountain Valley, Ocean View, and Garden Grove schools:
Allen • Anthony • Carrillo • Courreges • Cox • Fulton • Gisler • Marshall • Masuda • McGarvin • Northcutt • Paine-Monroe • Plavan • Tamura • Vista View.
PACIFIC LIFE FOUNDATION BRANCH
The Pacific Life Foundation Branch provides transportation to and from the following Ocean View, and Westminster schools:
Circle View • Clegg • College View • Golden View • Harbour View • Hope View • Lake View • Mesa View • Schroeder • Spring View • Stacey • Star View • Sun View • Village View • Westmont.