Clubhouse

K - 12yrs

Programming

Learning to love God and love the Scriptures is foundational to the experiences and relationships we provide to children daily.

Before School Program:

Our center opens at 7:00 am for kids to get the proper start to their day. We serve breakfast from 7:00 - 8:00 am and allow for free choice play and student interaction to prepare them for the school day. Bus transportation to Oviatt and Lakewood is provided and leaves NCA at 7:30 am.

After School Program:

Children arrive from Oviatt and Lakewood between 3:15 and 3:40 by provided transportation consisting of Norwalk bussing or NCA vans. This is provided Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. See below for Wednesday early out programming.

Upon arrival at NCA, children are broken up into color groups determined by age and go through different center times that include:

  • Bible

  • Snack

  • Reading/Homework Time

  • Gym/Outside (Weather Permitting)

We encourage students during reading/homework time to work on outside class assignments to promote family time at home. 

We end our day in the gym/outside for a group activity at 5:00 pm.

NCA closes at 5:30 pm.

Early Out Program:

Early outs are every Wednesday. Children arrive from Oviatt and Lakewood between 1:30 and 2:00 by Norwalk bussing or NCA vans.

 

Programming available for all kids in Kindergarten through 12 years old. Once a child turns 13, they no longer qualify for this program.

Upon arrival at NCA, children are broken up into color groups determined by age and go through different center times that include:

  • Bible

  • Snack

  • Reading/Homework Time

We encourage students during reading/homework time to work on outside class assignments to promote family time at home. 

Each student then has a free choice time with various centers:

  • Large group basketball/kickball

  • Arts and crafts/reading

  • Worship/music-related activities

  • Board games/trivia

We end our day with a group activity at 5:00 pm.

NCA closes at 5:30 pm.

Weather Delays:

Our center will still open at 7:00 am and will consist of normal programming. In the morning for a delay, we provide students with activities until they depart for school. 

Early out delays will run like any normal Wednesday early out schedule.

Program:

Monday - Pool/Library

Tuesday - Fieldtrip

Wednesday - Pool/Library

Thursday - Guest Speaker/Clubs

Friday - STEM

Our programming provides students with teaching for social/emotional and character first emphasis. Character First promotes timeless values and concepts that transcend social and cultural differences. Below are the character qualities we focus on through different types of curriculum.

Characteristics:

Attentiveness, Availability, Compassion, Conservation, Courage, Creativity, Dependability, Determination, Diligence, Discretion, Enthusiasm, Flexibility, Forgiveness, Generosity, Gratefulness, Honesty, Initiative, Loyalty, Obedience, Orderliness, Patience, Punctuality, Respect, Responsibility, Self-Control, Sensitivity, Thoroughness, Tolerance, Wisdom 

Offered Clubs:

 

Music Club

  • Children will learn the fundamentals of singing and learn worship songs which they will perform at the end of summer.

Chess Club

  • Children will learn the rules and strategies for the game of chess.

Sports Club

  • Children will learn many different rules and play styles for sports and sportsmanship. They will learn what it means to be a good sport.

Comic Book Club

  • Children will learn how to draw characters and create a story to make an entire bible themed comic book.

Garden Club

  • Children will learn how to grow and harvest their own herbs and vegetables.

Preschool Pals

  • Students who are going into 5th or 6th grade can come alongside the PK teachers and learn how to help and play with preschool students.

 

225 North Avenue, Norwalk, IA 50211

Email: ghigdon@norwalkchristian.org

Phone: (515) 313-7837

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