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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 three 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.

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We’ve welcomed
theĀ  following visitors, field trips and sports programs to be a part of the PLCA 4 KIDS Program.

  • McCall Taekwondo Club
    Darcy Williamson Idaho herbalist
    Bev Pressman,Naturalist and her friends
    Tony Horton, Tennis Instructor
    McCall Zumba
    B REAL Photography
    Idaho State Police Self Defense
    Idaho Forest Service
    Fire Department
    Culinary Professionals
    Smoke Jumper Base
    Community Center Community projects
    Pancake House Pumpkin Carving
    Ponderosa State Park
    Bear Basin Hike
    Sledding
    Swimming Instruction & Fun
    Golf
    Yoga
    Zumba
    Snow Sports
    Ice Skating
    Skateboarding
Marshmallow Catapults
SCIENCE EDUCATION & ROBOTICS

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

Archeology
Astronomy
Environment Hydrology
Geology
Biology
Conservation & Wildlife
Leave No Trace
Birding
Forest Ecology
Geocashing GPS & Mapping
Technology

 

EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

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.

Click here for Enrollment Forms & Scholarship Applications

 

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