KidZone

Before & After Care Options for St. Stephen the Martyr TK-8th Grade Students

To enroll, please contact our Director, Cheryl Connolly, at c.connolly@stephen.org or call the Kidzone office at 402-896-4316.

Welcome to Kidzone!  Our extended care program is for students currently attending Transitional Kindergarten thru 8th grade.  Kidzone is here to support you and your child throughout the school year.  Along with providing a fun, safe and nurturing environment, our afternoons are filled with games, crafts, outside time (depending on weather), gym time, library, computer lab and snack!  All students will be provided homework time, with the help of Kidzone staff.

Hours of Operation:

  • School Days:   AM 6:50-7:40 / PM 3:10-6:00
  • Non-school 1/2 days: Dismissal-6:00 PM
  • Non-school full days: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

*Late pickup fees may apply, see handbook for details

Registration Fee:

A non-refundable fee of $25.00 per child is collected via EFT, cash, or check to hold your spot

Attendance and Rates:

We offer a variety of options for attendance:

Full-time: all 5 weekdays

  • AM and PM: $100.00 per week
  • AM only: $30.00 per week
  • PM only: $70.00 per week

Part-time: Minimum 3 weekdays (please provide a calendar of days you plan to attend)

  • AM and PM: $20.00 per day
  • AM only: $6.00 per day
  • PM only: $14.00 per day

No school & Noon Dismissal Days (not related to inclement weather)

  • Full-day: $38.00 per day
  • Half-day: $20.00 per day

*Please note that a minimum amount of students are required to operate on full and half days. Signups will be provided in advance and a final decision will be made no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled date

Inclement Weather:

In the event that Millard Public Schools and/or Omaha Catholic Schools close due to bad weather, Kidzone will also be closed.  Please check the handbook for our latest policy regarding late starts.  

Enrollment:

If you are interested in our Kidzone Program, please contact our Director, Cheryl Connolly, at c.connolly@stephen.org or call the Kidzone office at 402-896-4316.

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Summer Registration 2021

Summer is here once again and we would like to welcome you to St. Stephen the Martyr KidZone Summer Camp!  We are excited to spend the summer with your family and provide a safe and fun atmosphere!  

Summer Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

*Late pick up fee may apply, see handbook for details

Summer Holidays:

  • We will be CLOSED on Monday May 31st in observance of Memorial Day.
  • We will be CLOSED on Monday June 14th through Friday June 18th for Vacation Bible School (students may sign up through RE)
  • We will be CLOSED on Monday July 5th in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

Summer Registration:

To secure your spot for the summer, current kidzone families, please have your registration turned in no later than March 26th.  After the 26th registration will open up to the school. If you are interested in our Kidzone Summer Program, please contact our Director, Cheryl Connolly, at c.connolly@stephen.org or call the Kidzone office at 402-896-4316.

A non-refundable fee of $25.00 per child is collected via EFT on file (current families only), cash, or check.

Summer attendance & rates: 

We offer two options for attendance:

  • Part-Time: Minimum 3 days per week (please provide a calendar of days you plan to attend)

$1,254 paid in full or $114.00 per week deducted

  • Full Time: all 5 weekdays

$2,090 paid in full or $190.00 per week deducted

*Please note that tuition is deducted regardless of illness, vacation or holidays as registration is for the entire length of the summer program.

Summer Field Trips:

Depending on availability, and potential COVID related restrictions, we may be able to participate in field trips during the summer. A nominal fee per field trip may be applied.

Summer Daily Items to Bring:

Remember to bring sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, water bottle and a sack lunch (hot lunch may be offered if the free lunch program is still in effect through the summer).

Toys/books will be allowed from home, but we are not responsible for lost, broken or stolen items.

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Full-Time Care

Part-Time Care

Varied, Part-Time Care

AM or PM Care Only

10 Week Summer Camp

Details & Pricing:

This option is offered Monday - Friday, 5 days per week. Drop-offs begin at 6:50 AM, pick-ups are required by 6 PM.  

Before and after school care cost is $18/child/day.  

Before school care (only) is $5/child/day.  

After school care (only) is $13/child/day.

Registration:

Current Kidzone members receive priority registration in February for the following school year.  New and waitlisted families are contacted, as spots become available.  

Details & Pricing:

This option is offered a minimum of 3 of the same days per week. Drop-offs begin at 6:50AM, pick-ups are required by 6 PM.  

Before and after school care cost is $18/child/day.

Before school care (only) is $5/child/day.  

After school care (only) is $13/child/day.

Registration:

Current Kidzone members receive priority registration in February for the following school year.  New and waitlisted families are contacted, as spots become available.

Details & Pricing:

This option is offered a minimum of 3 varied days per week. Drop-offs begin at 6:50 AM, pick-ups are required by 6 PM.  

Before and after school care cost is $18/child/day.

Before school care (only) is $5/child/day.  

After school care (only) is $13/child/day.

Registration:

Current Kidzone members receive priority registration in February for the following school year.  New and waitlisted families are contacted, as spots become available.

Details & Pricing:

This option is offered on a full-time, part-time or varied basis. Drop-offs begin at 6:50 AM, pick-ups are required by 6 PM.

The cost is $5/child/AM

The cost is $13/child/PM

Registration:

Current Kidzone members receive priority registration in February for the following school year.  New and waitlisted families are contacted, as spots become available.

Details & Pricing:

This option (3-day minimum required) is offered to current Kidzone members who have completed Kindergarten through 4th grade.  Drop-offs begin at 7 AM, pick-ups are required by 6 PM.  

This program begins the day after Memorial Day (Tuesday) and ends on the first Wednesday in August.  All campers attend St. Stephen the Martyr's Vacation Bible School (VBS).  The cost of around $45 is extra.

The cost is $34/child/day

Note:  Hot lunch and field trips are extra.

Registration:

Current Kidzone members receive priority registration in January.  New and waitlisted families are contacted, as spots become available. Summer enrollment is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.  A $100/camper, non-refundable, registration fee secures one spot and helps pay for planned activities.  

Handbook:

Click here >>>>Summer Camp 2019

Forms & Documents

2020-2021 Handbook

Handbook Agreement Form

EFT Form

Parent Info for DHHS

General Field Trip Permission Form

Medical Release Form

State of NE - Children's Record

Commonly asked questions:

How do I add my family name to the waitlist?

Please call the Kidzone office at (402) 896-4316 or email kidzone@stephen.org to be added to the waitlist.  

Do you offer childcare on half or no school days?

All enrolled Kidzone members will be offered childcare opportunities during scheduled half and no school days.  Parents will receive email notifications, including sign-up deadlines prior to these dates.  Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis and is subject to change.  Kidzone must have 30 children enrolled to offer childcare on these days.  The cost is $34/child/full day, $18/child/half day. Activities and field trips are extra.

Do you offer childcare over Christmas and/or Easter Breaks?

All enrolled Kidzone members will be offered childcare opportunities during scheduled breaks.  Parents will receive e-mail notifications, including sign-up deadlines.  Enrollment is on a first-come, first serve basis.  Kidzone must have 30 children enrolled to offer childcare on these days.  The cost is $26/child/full day, $13/child/half day.  Activities and field trips are extra.

Contact information:

Office hours: by appointment only, Monday - Friday.
Office phone:  (402) 896-4316
Mobile phone:  (402) 881-9107 
Email address:  kidzone@stephen.org
School Year Kidzone hours:  6:50 AM-7:40 AM and 3 PM-6 PM, Monday-Friday
Summer Camp Kidzone hours:  7:00 AM-6 PM, Monday-Friday