Before & After School Care Enrollment

Register your child for Before & After School Care for the 2023-2024 School Year. For questions, contact School Age Programs.

Prairies Youth Calendar

Don’t miss out on all the fun events happening at the Prairies Youth Center this month!

Youth Track Registration

Youth Sports Track Registration opens February 19 and closes April 12! Register your child for only $65!

Coaches Needed

Volunteer as a youth sports coach for basketball, track, softball, soccer, and more!

Taekwondo Classes

Enroll your child in classes for $55/month

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School Age Programs

School-Age Care (SAC) programs are offered for children ages 5-12. Programs are designed to meet community needs, reinforce family values, and promote the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of children. SAC programs are accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA).

About Us

School age children are separated by age into two categories: primary (ages 5-8) and pre-teen (ages 9-12). Daily activities feature age appropriate activities including art, science, drama, outdoor play, homework time, and more.

Childcare Options

School-Age Care offers several different options:

  • Before School Care
  • After School Care
  • Hourly Care

Also, during spring, summer and winter breaks, full time care is available and includes a variety of activities and fields trip.

Special Needs

The School-Age Care program welcomes students with special needs (medical/developmental). Prior to enrollment, forms must completed before beginning care. Stop by the School-Age Care center to pick up all necessary forms.

Before & After School Care

Students are walked to and from Beverly Gardens Elementary (Mad River Local Schools), and transportation is provided to Fairborn City Schools.

Our location is also a bus stop for Spinning Hills (Mad River Local Schools). Please contact your child’s school to see if transportation can be provided to the program as bus stops change frequently.

Before & After School Care Enrollment is currently open.
To sign your child up, visit

Enrollment & Fees

To enroll, please visit to register. Once you are offered a slot, you will be sent an email to accept. You will then come to the program to complete all necessary paperwork. Your child must be current in all immunizations including the flu shot.

Fees are based upon income. Parents must provide proof of income to determine fees.

Available Activities & Clubs

School Age Care is affiliated with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and local 4-H chapters. A variety of clubs are offered throughout the year using BGCA and 4-H as a basis for programming.

  • 4-H Club
  • Lifeskills
  • Night Hoops
  • Science Club
  • Tech Club
  • Drama Club
  • Imagemakers
  • Healthy Habits
  • Triple Play
  • Smart Girls
  • Passport to Manhood
  • & More!