Safety and peace of mind while parents finish work

Elementary and middle school students have a safe, monitored place to go while their parents finish work.


A time for students to take a break from learning to move and play.

This designated time gives students the time needed to transition from the school day into AfterCare.

Quiet Time

A time for students to choose between homework, reading, writing, drawing, or resting.

K-4th grade students and 5-8th grade students are separated into two groups.
K-4th graders may work on homework or choose to engage in quiet creative play. 5th-8th graders can use school laptops to work on homework and must remain on-task.

Choice Activities

A time to rest and build relationships with one another.

It will also be the last activity of the day before the last student gets picked up. Students can enjoy playing and having free time to be with their friends. Group games are also an option during this time and may include board games, active classroom games, stations (Legos, Toys, K’nex), coloring, reading, or completing homework.


Available from the end of the school day until 6PM.

Example Schedule:

3:00 - 3:15
Check in with AfterCare team

3:00 - 3:45
Playground time for K-4th graders and setup time for 5-8th graders

3:45 - 4:00
Transition time and snack bar*

4:00 - 4:30
Quiet time (in upper room)

4:30 - 6:00
Choice activity


$8 for every hour that students spend in AfterCare

*Students may use a snack card that their parents purchase at the front desk for $6. This snack card can be used for up to 10 snacks. Students are limited to 2 snacks per AfterCare session.

Policy & Details

BCS partners with parents to ensure the safety and well-being of all students. Any student not picked up from elementary or middle school by the assigned pickup time will be sent to AfterCare so that all students are accounted for and kept safe. Students cannot be picked up from school and then left unsupervised on the Bethel Church campus so it is of utmost importance that they check in to AfterCare.

AfterCare Phone: 530-524-6895
AfterCare Email:

AfterCare FAQ

How much does AfterCare Cost?

AfterCare costs $8 per hour per student and is charged per minute.

What are the AfterCare hours?

AfterCare is open from 1:45 PM to 6 PM on Mondays and 3 PM to 6 PM Tuesdays through Fridays.

What happens if parent(s) comes after 6PM?

For the first 15 minutes, parents will be charged $5; after 15 minutes, parents will be charged $1 for every minute. If we cannot reach someone on a child's pick-up list by 7 PM, we must call Child Protective Services.

Who is allowed to pick up the kids from Aftercare?

Children can only be picked up by those on the child’s approved pick-up list on FACTS. Your child's pick-up list can be updated in FACTS.

Are snacks included in the AfterCare costs?

Parents can buy a snack bar card from the office during school hours for $6 or send their own snacks from home. Students may purchase their own card from the office during school hours but not during AfterCare. Each card will get a student ten snacks.

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