Before and After School Care

Early morning care from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. and after school care from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. is available for an additional charge and will be billed monthly. More details on our Before and After School Care program are below.

CCA’s Before School Care

Before School Care Hours:

  • 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (preschool)
  • 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (K-5th)
  • 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (6th-12th)

Before Care Activities:

  • Students have the option of participating in various activities: board games, coloring, story time, or unfinished homework/studying.

Check In Procedure:

  • Parents must sign in their child each morning on the sign-in sheet. Morning care is held in the lunchroom and gym.

Morning Snacks:

  • Students may bring in a light snack.

Before Care Charges:

  • Charges are totaled each day and billed at the end of the month.

CCA’s After School Care

After School Care Hours:

  • 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (preschool)
  • 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (K-5th)
  • 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (6th-12th)

After Care Activities:

  • Students will have the opportunity to work on homework, do activities in the gym or outside. We offer various activities such as games and crafts.

Check Out Procedure:

  • Parents picking up must sign their children out. If an individual other than a parent is to pick up a child, an authorized pick-up form must be filled out. Individuals picking up for the first time will need to have proper identification.

Security/Intercom System:

After 4:00 pm, any parent picking up their child from extended care will have to buzz the intercom at the north parking lot door. An extended care staff employee will then proceed to open the door.

Afternoon Snacks:

  • A light, nutritious snack is given to all students at a designated time each afternoon. Parents must inform the school of any food allergies.

After Care Charges:

  • Charges are totaled each day and billed at the end of the month.

Late Pick-Up Fees:

  • There is a $5.00 charge for every fifteen minutes after 6:00 p.m.


Day care is offered on days when school is not in session or on half days. The required sign-up sheet must be filled out and returned in order for CCA to provide adequate staff.

IMPORTANT: All Students dropped off prior to 8:00 a.m. and not picked up prior to 3:30 p.m. will AUTOMATICALLY be signed into the extended care program.

355 North Cross Street, Sycamore, IL 60178-1231 | Ph: 815.895.8522 | Fax: 815.895.8717