REC Connect and Teens On Point (T.O.P)
James City County Parks & Recreation’s REC Connect program will be offering before and after school care options at Clara Byrd Baker, James River, J. Blaine Blayton, Matoaka, Matthew Whaley, Norge and Stonehouse Elementary schools beginning April 19. D.J. Montague students will attend the Matoaka REC Connect site and Laurel Lane students will attend the Clara Byrd Baker REC Connect site (transportation will be provided Monday through Thursday). Before and After school care is available Monday through Thursday. A full day program is offered on Fridays at three consolidated sites - James River, Matoaka and Norge, until further notice/changes in WJCC School’s operational plans. As a result of the changes, REC Connect will no longer be available for Virtual Academy students and transportation services will be discontinued effective April 15 with the exception of D.J. Montague. and Laurel Lane For more information, visit us below:
What is REC Connect and T.O.P?
REC Connect and T.O.P are year-round youth and teen programs that offers safe and enjoyable summer camps, before and after-school and school break experiences. Programs feature educational opportunities, community partnerships, exciting field trips and a variety of fun recreational activities. In addition, all summer camps and before and after-school programs are state-licensed.
Check out REC Connect COVID-19 Procedures under Related Documents
|Monday-Thursday:||7 a.m. - until school start time (before school) and
school dismissal - 6 p.m. (after school)
|Sites:||Clara Byrd Baker, J. Blaine Blayton,
Matoaka, Matthew Whaley, Norge and Stonehouse
|Combined Sites:||D.J. Montague combines with Matoaka at Matoaka (transportation provided)
Laurel Lane combines with Clara Byrd Baker at Clara Byrd Baker (transportation provided)
Full Day Consolidated:
Program Closed June 18
|Fridays:||7 a.m. - 6 p.m.(bring a lunch)|
|Sites:||Laurel Lane & Matthew Whaley combine with James River at James River
Clara Byrd Baker & D.J. Montague combine with Matoaka at Matoaka
J. Blaine Blayton & Stonehouse combine with Norge at Norge
Weekly Fee Options:
April 19-June 17
- Before school: $40/participant *
- After school: $50/participant *
- Before & After school: $65/participant *
*Full day Fridays at consolidated sites are included in all fee options through June 17 as a courtesy to families.
- Discount assistance is available to any qualified resident, based on total income and household size. For information on our discount program, call 757-259-5414 or visit our website.
For more information, please call 757-259-5351.
Still accepting applications for 2020-21 Before & After School programs!
Summer Camps 2021 and Before & After School Programs 2021-22
Registrations for Summer Camp 2021 and Before & After School programs 2021-22 begin March 1, 2021. All applicants must submit a completed registration form each year along with an annual non-refundable registration fee for each child registering. Registrations are taken on a first come, first-served basis according to space availability. Please allow up to 7 business days from received date for processing. Once your registration has been processed, you will be notified of enrollment status.
Before & After School + Consolidated Friday Program Fees
(April 19 - end of the school year)
Summer Camp Program Fees
*Fees are subject to change.
An online payment system is available for your convenience.
Discounts are available to any qualified resident based on total income. Read more about our discount program (PDF).
A credit, not a refund, will be issued if there is a change of payment status or no services were rendered due to injury, illness, family emergency, inclement weather. A 10% processing fee will be charged. A credit form must be filled out within 7 days of missed program. Read more about our refund/credit policies.
Information on the 2020-2021 Before and After School Program is available in the 2020-2021 REC Connect Handbook.