CARES ACADEMY PROGRAMS (K-8)

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Introducing our new PHRec Cares Academy Program! 
We are excited to offer full-day childcare and distance learning assistance to families in our community beginning on August 17, 2020. 

PHRec CARES ACADEMY
Grades K-8
Monday-Friday | 7:30 am - 6:00 pm*
Pleasant Hill Senior Center (Grades K-5)
Pleasant Hill Teen Center (Grades 6-8)
Instructors: Rec & Park Staff

PHRec Cares Academy is a perfect blend of school and social interaction in a fun, safe and supervised environment. Children will be grouped by grade, in "pods" of 12. 

Cares Academy Pods:
Kindergarten*
Grades 1 & 2
Grades 3-5
Grades 6-8

Staff will supervise distance learning during school hours as well as providing technological help, keeping students on task and monitoring classwork. 

Throughout the day, between schoolwork and once school work is complete, kids will get to enjoy free play, arts & crafts, S.T.E.M activities, sports, and group games with a blend of indoor and outdoor time.

Please note that the program sessions are Monday-Friday. At this time, we are unable to accommodate discounted part-time registration. As more MDUSD schedule information becomes available, we hope to introduce additional program options. Stay tuned! 

*All grade sessions are 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
One kindergarten session will have an additional time option: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

REGISTRATION
Registration opens Tuesday, August 4 at 9:00 am 

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Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis both online and by phone at (925) 682-0896. Registration will be limited per public health mandates and staff availability. 

This program is not designed for students needing specialized instruction or students in high-risk categories. Please consult with your doctor before enrolling in this program if medically vulnerable. Payments are non-refundable. Monthly payment plan option available.

When registering, please register in the correct grade level group for the 2020/21 school year. Thank you!

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  • Each day students must bring their own laptop, textbooks, headphones (with microphone encouraged), snacks and lunch. 
  • Parents are responsible for providing staff an outline of students daily class schedule information. 
  • While the program will have many common classroom supplies, we encourage families to send students with their own supplies to limit sharing.

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HEALTH & SAFETY
  • Health and safety procedures include (and are not limited to):
  • No contact drop-off & pick up procedures
  • Daily health screenings for participants and staff prior to entry 
  • Frequent sanitation of high contact surfaces and program equipment 
  • Masking of staff and participants

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Meet Masky, Our Safety Mascot

Masky is a whimsical and wacky safety mascot character created to draw attention to our COVID-19 safety information. Watch for Masky on all safety and wellness signs in and around our facilities! The safety of our participants and staff is a top priority!



Questions about Cares Academy?