"Our Provision of Hope Makes Each Step Possible!"

Registration is now open for afterschool care for the 2017-2018 school year.

The care we provide includes:

  • Teacher Work Days
  • Winter/Spring Breaks
  • Inclement Weather (When weather conditions permit)
  • Early Release Days



After School for School Age Children

STHYC School Age Care -provides youth with the steps and tools needed to achieve social, emotional, physical, educational and cognitive growth. We have made it our obligation to provide an enriched environment where youth and parents are our identified focus.

STHYC is a NC licensed program designed for ages 5-12. We also offer a Teen Intuitive Program for ages 13-17.

We ensure school aged youth have a safe and positive environment to learn, play and grow using educational best practices based on age, grade and developmental levels.

We provide academic assistance, tutoring, reading & literature, arts & crafts, cultural enrichment, computer lab, digital broadcast & media classes, creative arts classes, daily indoor/outdoor recreation activities and a qualified staff to support the learning process.

We also offer a convenient and cost-saving year-round child care option that includes afterschool care and summer camp.

Financial Assistance is Available

Financial assistance is available through your local subsidy office. Child Care Vouchers are accepted from Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, McDowell and other counties.

Professional Staff:

All STHYC School-Age Child Care staff members are certified in CPR, standard first aid, and emergency procedures. (B.S.A.C) Basic School Age Care Training. Group Leaders also receive 20 hours of additional training in topics such as conflict resolution, recognizing symptoms of child-abuse/neglect & the duty to report, health and safety training, maintain adequate supervision, cultural diversity, program development, group management, anti-bullying, team building, and professional development. Continuing education is required of all child care staff to maintain certifications and remain in compliance with state requirements.

Schools Served:

Buncombe County School’s Bus Drop Off List:

  • Avery’s Creek Elementary
  • Koontz Intermediate School
  • Valley Springs Middle

STHYC Bus/Van Pick Up Service Area School List:

  • Cane Creek Elementary
  • Estes Elementary
  • Fletcher Elementary
  • Glen Arden Elementary
  • Glen Marlow Elementary

Be sure to download our Parent Handbook for details of our policies and procedures

pdf STHYC Parent Handbook Revised 1 (284 KB)

pdf After School Application Packet (1.90 MB)

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