The PLCA 4 KIDS After School Program is held at Barbara Morgan Elementary School and operates on full school days, 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM in the cafeteria. Fees include care, a healthy daily snack, all supplies and field trips. Scholarships are available on a need basis. The PLCA 4 KIDS after school program observes the same holiday and school schedule as the McCall/Donnelly School District. New and exciting changes and programs to benefit your children are always happening. Our staff of two teachers will organize a well rounded program giving us the opportunity to create educational, enriching and engaging activities daily. The program is open to students in Kindergarten to 5th grade. Pre-registration required.
The Three Point Program Summary
EXPANDING HORIZONS introduces children to exciting experiences, activities and enrichment opportunities.
SCIENCE EDUCATION features hands on activities, interactive exploration and critical thinking in many areas of science.
EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT gives children and their families the support they need to succeed in school academics.
EXPANDING HORIZONS ENRICHMENT
Expanding Horizons Enrichment focuses on field trips, outdoor fun, healthy lifestyles, sports & martial arts, nutrition, exercise, guest speakers, crafts, music, digital and fine arts. We use McCall landscape as our background and take advantage of the beauty our area has to offer in parks and recreation.
- McCall Taekwondo Club
Darcy Williamson Idaho herbalist
Bev Pressman,Naturalist and her friends
Tony Horton, Tennis Instructor
B REAL Photography
Idaho State Police Self Defense
Idaho Forest Service
Smoke Jumper Base
Community Center Community projects
Pancake House Pumpkin Carving
Ponderosa State Park
Bear Basin Hike
Swimming Instruction & Fun
Concepts with hands on activity, interactive exploration and stress the critical thinking aspect of sciences. All lessons use an underlying theme of FUN, Critical thinking, history, math concepts and writing. The year will culminate to a science fair open to the public/school students featuring tables run and designed by students in which they present concepts they covered through the year.
Concepts of study include but will not be limited to
Conservation & Wildlife
Leave No Trace
Geocaching GPS & Mapping
Our teachers will work in small age related groups and one-on-one daily to complete homework, projects and work on difficult concepts. They will also work with teachers and parents to help children become accountable for their work and coordinate a a system that works for each family.