About Kids Ahead
Kids Ahead is an after school program open to students from kindergarten through 7th Grade.
Hours of operation are from 2:15pm to 6pm during regular school days of the Guilford County School System. All day care is available on teacher workdays, during Spring Break, inclement weather days, and some Christmas vacation days from 7:30am until 6pm.
The program occupies rooms 202, 204, 205, 207, 209, 211, 213, 215, and the Gym and Youth Building of Christ Church.
Teachers are dedicated to providing a nurturing, small group environment made possible with the low teacher/student ratio of one to nine.
- To provide a warm, safe, nurturing, homelike atmosphere in which each child can develop a feeling of self worth.
- To give each child an opportunity to develop physically, socially, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually to the best of his her ability.
- To promote Christian-Judeo values and relate these values to the world around us.
Activities for Kids Ahead children are varied and are designed to meet the needs and enjoyment of each child.
- Active outdoor play
- Extensive playground and sports equipment
- Group and individual arts and crafts
- Dramatic expression
- Books, videos, computers, and tapes
- Resources and supplies for school projects
- Games and puzzles
- Supervised homework assistance
- Delicious wholesome snacks
- Life skills and etiquette
A limited number of partial scholarships are available for families with demonstrated financial need.