phone: (208) 892-3998
email: garnettd@msd281.org
fax: (208) 883-4440

Frequently Asked Questions

Families inquiring about the Adventure Club program frequently ask the following questions.

Q: How much does the Adventure Club cost?
A: The Adventure Club costs $8.10 for the After School Program, $11.45 for a Half Day (0 to 5 hours), and $23.40 for a Full Day (more than 5 hours).  Tuition costs have not increased since Fall 2009.


 Q: Will I be charged for days when my child is not in attendance, but is enrolled.
A: Yes, you will be charged for days when your child is not in attendance, but is enrolled.  If you email the program director at least three days in advance with specific dates you want removed from your enrollment, you will not be charged.  There are also enrollment change forms at the sites, but email is preferred.


Q: What does the tuition cover?
A: Staff salaries, supplies, snacks, and field trip transportation costs


Q: What is the Adventure Club's average staff to child ratio?
A: 1 staff person for every 10 children.


Q: What are the hours of operation for the After School, Full Day, and Summer Programs? 
A: The After School Program runs from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, while the Full Day Program operates from 7:30am to 6:00pm.  The Summer Program runs from 7:00am to 6:00pm. 


Q: Where does the Adventure Club operate?
A: The After School Program is located at three elementary schools: Lena Whitmore Elementary, McDonald Elementary, and Russell Elementary.  Children from West Park Elementary are bussed to Russell Elementary.  Children from Moscow Charter School and Palouse Prairie School are bussed to McDonald Elementary.  Any children may attend as long as they have transporation to and from an Adventure Club site.  Most Full Days are held at McDonald Elementary.


Q: Where can I find out more about program policies?
A: Download the Adventure Club Handbook.

 

Barn owl

Barn owl from the WSU Raptor Club. 
The WSU Raptor Club brings birds to the Adventure Club in order to educate the children about birds of prey, their habits, and their importance to the Palouse ecosystem.