Information & Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I pick up my child early?
Yes, you may pick up your child early. There is no discount for early pickups. Please refer to the summer
calendar and weekly emails to make sure we will not be out of town on a field trip in the afternoon if you
will need to pick up early.
2. What if I only need my child to come certain days of the week, for example Monday and
Unfortunately we are not able to offer daily attendance at this time because of groups size restrictions. We
are hoping to continue to offer more flexible options again next school year and next summer.
3. Is there financial assistance in paying for the program?
Yes, we accept state child care assistance through the Department of Workforce Services, child care
assistance through SUU. We also have reduced and free tuition based on free/reduced lunch eligibility.
4. Do I have to send my child every week the program is offered?
No; you may choose the weeks that fit your needs but please be aware that you are responsible to pay for
any weeks for which your child is registered, whether they attend or not.
5. How do you transport children for field trips?
We have recently purchased our own bus and will be hiring bus drivers who currently work for Iron County
School District to transport children on field trips. All bus drivers are trained and certified by the school
district and adhere to the same safety standards. Our bus is equipped with seat belts as well.
6. Should I send a backpack each day?
Yes, this is the best way to help make sure your child keeps track of their things and is able to easily have
their stuff with them.
Afterschool Program FAQs
1.How much does the program cost?
The cost is $102 per month
2. Is there financial assistance in paying for the program?
Yes, we accept state child care assistance through DWS, child care assistance through SUU if you
are a student, and low-income rates for Enoch, Parowan, and Three Peaks Elementary schools, as well as
East K-3rd grade students only. If state or SUU assistance does not cover the full amount of tuition, parents
are responsible to pay the remaining balance for each month. Daily rates do not apply in financial
3. If I am a student at SUU, how do I apply for financial assistance?
Students at SUU may apply for childcare assistance through the non-traditional student center. Click here for
4. Can my child attend part-time or Wednesdays only?
Yes, there is a daily rate of $6 per day except Wednesdays which are $12 each.
5. How do I pay the daily rate?
You may pay through Venmo (@Afterschoolallstar) each day when you drop off your child. Please be sure to
include the date you are paying for in the note on Venmo.
6. Where is the program located?
Each afterschool program is located in the school that is is offered at. We currently have programs at East,
Enoch, North, Parowan, and Three Peaks elementary schools. We are working to begin programs at
Fiddlers and South elementary schools. Please let us know if you are interested in an afterschool program at
any of the schools in Iron County School District. We will do our best to meet the interests and needs of the
7. Do you transport children to other schools?
No, we do not transport students from one school to another. Parents are welcome to transport their child to
another school if there is not a program offered at the school their child attends.
Summer Program Information
What you need each day:
SUNSCREEN: We do not apply lotion sunscreen so please make sure it is the spray type.
BACKPACK: Send a backpack to help your child keep track of their things and easily carry it with them on field trips.
Your child may want:
SNACKS: You are welcome to send a home lunch and/or snacks with your child
MONEY: On some of our field trips there will be places to buy things such as concessions at the aquatic centers and Fiddlers Fun Center. You absolutely are not required to send money, but you may if you would like to. Please remind your child to keep their money in a safe place. We will only hold money for a child if it is in a ziplock bag labeled with the child’s first and last name and the amount. We will not hold money that is not labeled.
DO NOT BRING:
Weapons of any kind! Children who bring weapons will be sent home immediately and given one chance to return. Second offenses result in expulsion from the rest of the program.