Observation vs. Inference

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. The fee is $125 per quarter and includes 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.
Excited after their Smoke Jumper Base field trip.


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.

This year we expect the 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
  • Senior 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
Marshmallow Catapults
SCIENCE EDUCATION & ROBOTICS  Concepts will taught daily with hands on activity, interactive exploration and stress the critical thinking aspect of sciences.  All lessons will 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
Our Fall LEGO Robotics Program now includes PLCA 4 KIDS After School. 
Homework help
Homework help

EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT  Our staffed certified teacher will work in small age related groups and one-on-one daily to complete homework, projects and work on difficult concepts. She 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.

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Ask about our short term PUNCH CARD. Allowing up to 8 days of care per month for $40.