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Sometimes the most important lessons happen outside of the classroom. In addition to our core academic program, we offer programs to support our mission of developing well-rounded students.  These programs take place in-school and out-of-school, providing hands-on and real world experiences that enrich classroom learning and expand horizons.

Saint James' Extended Day program provides before- and after-school care for SJES students. Extended Day options include full-time care, certain-day only care and drop-in care.  All drop-in arrangements require advance notice and are granted based on space availability.  

Space is limited and on a first-come first-serve basis. Families of currently enrolled students email with questions and availability. Payment is made through the Popsicle app. Please contact the business office via email or call 540-347-3855 x219 for rates.

Rise-n-Shine Club

Do you need to bring your child to school early? Check out our Rise-n-Shine Club! Rise-n-Shine Club is our morning care program for students that offers a comfortable transition from home to school where children play in the playroom and talk with friends. It begins at 7:30am Monday through Friday on the first day of school.

Lunch Bunch

Do you need an after-school program for your preschooler? Join Lunch Bunch! Lunch Bunch provides children an opportunity to mix and interact, build friendships, eat lunch together, and play games inside and outside. Lunch Bunch ends at 1:15pm. Students bring their own lunch/snack.

Extended Afternoon

Extended Afternoon is our extended day for kindergarteners and preschoolers that starts at 1:15pm. Extended Afternoon is comprised of nap time, free play time and a minimum of 20 minutes devoted to reading and various activities including creative movement, cooking, table games, and outdoor team games. Scheduled pick up times are 2:15pm or 3:15pm. 


Aftercare is from 3:15pm until 5:00pm for elementary students and preschoolers. Aftercare is comprised of homework time, free play, and a minimum of 20 minutes devoted to reading and various activities including creative movement, cooking, table games, and outdoor team games. A snack is provided.

Saint James' offers a variety of after-school programs to its students to provide opportunities for participation in quality, safe, fun and structured activities/sports. Our offerings include activities such as Garden Club, Legos, chess, science, sports, and art classes. These programs are offered for an additional fee and vary by class. Advertisements for such programs will be communicated via email, folder, and on the School website.  Contact for more information.


While creating fun, exciting and adventurous experiences for children, the mission of the Saint James’ Episcopal School Summer Camp program is to provide opportunities where children can also discover and learn. Our preschool summer program is designed for rising preschool and kindergarten children, ages 3 - 5. All children attending must be potty-trained and able to use the restroom facilities independently. Our elementary summer program is designed for rising first through sixth graders, ages 6-11. Before and after camp is offered when our minimum is met. The camp schedule, available late winter, includes dates, times, location, cost and age requirement by camp.  Read more and register online here for Summer 2023 >

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