Carson School Year Programs

Posted on: July 24, 2019



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Rachel Carson Elementary School

1035 244th Ave. NE

Sammamish, WA 98074


Hours of Operation

7:00 am – 8:50 am and 3:20 pm – 6:30 pm

(Wednesdays 1:50 pm – 6:30 pm)

Non – school days and school breaks

7:00 am – 6:00 pm


Contact Information

Rachel Smith – Operations Director, 425-250-4791


After School Program

Time: 3:20 pm – 6:30 pm (Wednesdays 1:50 pm – 6:30 pm)

Grades: K-5th

Cost: $400/month with your $50 annual membership fee


No part time care is available at this time.


Sample Daily Schedule

3:20 – 3:30 Check In and Attendance

3:30 – 4:15 Outside Recess

4:15 – 4:25 Handwashing and Bathroom Break

4:25 – 4:50 Snack Time

4:50 – 5:25 Activity

5:25 – 6:00 Power Hour

6:00 – 6:30 Free Choice


Power Hour

Power Hour is a designated time for our members to complete homework and engage in educational activities. Acceptable Power Hour activities include: working on homework, reading, writing in one’s journal, working on sudoku, completing mazes, working on word searches and crosswords, playing chess, playing mancala, and playing scrabble. We use this time to focus on members’ reading, writing and math skills.


Before School Program

Time: 7:00 am – 8:50 am

Grades: K – 5th

Cost: $285/month with your $50 annual membership fee


Sample Daily Schedule

7:00 – 7:45 Free choice

7:45 – 8:15 Morning Snack

8:15 – 8:50 Activity



The Boys & Girls Club maintains a scholarship fund to assist families in need of a reduction in child care fees. Before applying for a scholarship, families must first apply with the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) at to attempt to qualify for state assistance. A DSHS denial letter must be submitted with any scholarship application. Please reach out to Club staff for further information.



Transportation is available from McAuliffe Elementary to Rachel Carson Elementary Monday – Friday via bus. Transportation is available from Rachel Carson Elementary to the Sammamish Boys and Girls Club via club van. Please reach out to the Sammamish Club for more details.



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