Challenger After-School Program
Homework – Snack Time – Activities - Enrichment
Challenger Registration is OPEN for the January 5 start date. Register by December 7. (click here for full enrollment schedule)
What is Challenger?
Challenger is an after-school, tuition-based, enrichment program for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. By choosing Challenger, your child will look forward to friendships, academic support, and an opportunity to participate in enriching activities. The daily schedule includes homework, snack time, healthy activities, and the Challenger curriculum.
Where is Challenger located?
If a preschool program, 3K or 4K, is housed at the elementary school your child attends, Challenger enrollment is open to preschool-age students. Challenger operates from 2:10 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. each full day school is in session. Your child may attend Challenger at the school they attend regular school. The following elementary schools offer After-School Challenger: Ebenezer Elementary, Ebinport Elementary, Independence Elementary, India Hook Elementary, Lesslie Elementary, Mount Gallant Elementary, Mount Holly Elementary, Northside Elementary, Oakdale Elementary, Old Pointe Elementary, Richmond Drive Elementary, Sunset Park CAS, York Road Elementary, and Cherry Park Language Immersion School.
How much does Challenger cost?
A discounted rate is offered to families with more than one child, district employees, and to families with a child or children approved for Pupils in Poverty. (Weekly Draft Schedule - click here)
Who teaches Challenger?
The Challenger program team consists of the Challenger directors, certified teachers, and teaching assistants.
How do I enroll my child?
You may enroll your child to start at the first of the month, however, you must enroll and complete all paperwork before the deadline for the desired start date. Enrollment for Challenger is on a full-time basis during the school year and attendance must be for at least four weeks.