Vacation Care at CCS

CCS offers “vacation care” on days when CCS is closed to meet the needs of families who require year-round care.

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Who may participate?

  • Any child currently enrolled at CCS
  • Siblings of enrolled children, ages 3–8
  • CCS alumni, ages 3–8
  • Note: Children who receive “one-on-one” services at school must have a one-on-one during Vacation Care as well


  • 8:00am–3:00pm
    • Adventurers will leave school by 9:30 and return by 2:00
  • Calendar of dates below


  • Cost for 2018-19 is $70/day (same as last year!)
  • Cost includes transportation fees, admission to field trip locations, etc.
  • Payments may be made via TADS (for families enrolled in preschool), check made payable to Children’s Community School, or cash 
  • To reserve a spot, email Jarrod with what days you’d like.


  • What should children bring?
    • All children should pack a lunch and a full water bottle each day, and wear clothing that is comfortable for playing and walking.
    • Adventurers should their belongings in a backpack they can comfortably carry while traveling.
  • What will CCS provide
    • CCS will provide children with a nutritious snack.
    • For Adventurers, CCS will pay for admission to any destinations and for transportation.
  • Where do the Adventurers go?
    • In the past, children have gone to museums (e.g. Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Art Museum), parks (e.g., Clark Park, Sister Cities), outdoor and nature-related destinations (e.g., the Bio Pond at Penn, the Cira Center roof deck, Woodland Cemetery), and other fun locations (e.g., the Free Library, the University Family Fun Center).
    • See the full map of destinations below!
    • If you have ideas for other destinations, email Jarrod.
  • We reserve the right to cancel service for any day we cannot adequately staff or enroll

Upcoming Dates, 2019

  • March 29th
  • April 15th – 19th
  • May 24th
  • May 27th
  • June 10th
  • July 1st – 5th
Enroll now!