Located in the Heart of South Riding, Virginia
43107 Barons Street, South Riding
Currently Enrolling for Fall 2014 AND Summer Camp 2014.
Caring for Children is Our Passion
After School Program, LLC offers the children of South
Riding area safe and enriching programs in its A-Z Enrichment Preschool, Kindergarten
Enrichment, and Summer Camp. Preschool and Kindergarten age children enjoy our fun, creative, and supportive environment. We
are dedicated to nurturing each child’s special gifts and encouraging them
along the path of emotional, social, and academic development.
We believe that caring for your children is a sacred trust.
We give individual attention to each child and offer them a home away from
home. Our programs foster self-respect, consideration for others, good manners,
kindness, and creativity. We offer a special half-day preschool (8:30am-12:30pm, ages 2 and 3, M/W/F or T/Th) and a Jr. K/Kindergarten enrichment program (12:30pm-3pm, ages 4 and 5, M/W/F or T/Th) and extended day option for 4 year olds, 8:30- 3pm (M-F).
We care for your children with the utmost respect, love, and
Top-Notch Staff From Your Neighborhood!
We maintain a low teacher to child ratio to ensure that each
child receives the best possible care. Many of our staff members are
parents themselves and understand a child’s emotional needs. All members of our
staff either have a background in child care and/or degree in Early Childhood Education. Our
staff members are certified in CPR/First Aid, background checked, TB tested, take a minimum of 16 hours of additional training classes in the field annually, and MAT (Medication Administration Training) so you can feel confident
that your child is safe at all times.
Activities and Facilities
We like to wear the kids out before they go home!
We have excellent facilities for both indoor and outdoor
play. Our kid-friendly, fully fenced outdoor space has a playground and
picnic-tables where your children can play safely and enjoy the fresh air. Our
indoor facility includes a computer lab, an
extensive library with books for all ages, and array of academic materials to meet your child's needs, arts and crafts
materials, puzzles, and educational toys.
We provide structured activities and games but also give the
children plenty of free playtime to encourage their creativity and social
We focus on preparing the younger children for school.
Our comprehensive and engaging program is unlike any other
preschool, kindergarten, or summer camp program. We care for the whole child
and encourage their cognitive, emotional, and social development.
Special events throughout the year:
We celebrate each child's birthday and throw fun holiday
parties throughout the year. Our goal is to make your child feel
Rates & Fees
Unlike other child care facilities, there are
absolutely NO fees for materials or activities. We offer the BEST rates
and services in South Riding! Preschool and Kindergarten Enrichment are calculated on a monthly installment
basis. Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks are provided at no additional
About Our Founder
A mother of 4 children and resident of South Riding area for
almost four decades, Dena Sommers has over 20 years experience in child care.
Dena is passionate about the welfare of children and has dedicated her life to
ensuring that children receive the emotional and educational support that they
need to succeed. A private pilot and college graduate, she is currently
pursuing a second degree in Early Childhood Education. Dena has a nursing
background with experience in Pediatric Emergency and Urgent Care. She is also
certified in CPR, First Aid, EpiPen, and permitted to administer medications
through the Virginia Board of Nursing.
After School Program, LLC adheres to ALL county, state
licensing and government regulations.
We participate in the USDA food program to ensure your child
receives a balanced meals and healthy snacks.
***Member of the National Association for the Education of