SCHOOL AGE CARE

PHONE: (813) 828-5971

HOURS OF OPERATION:

SCHOOL DAYS:

Monday - Friday
6:30am - 8am • 2:30pm - 5:45pm

NON-SCHOOL DAYS:

Monday - Friday
6:30am - 5:45pm

Email: harold.hug@us.af.mil

ENROLLMENT

Military and DoD Civilian families can search for child and youth care options through a single website. Using militarychildcare.com, you can find comprehensive information on child care programs worldwide, conduct a customized search for the care you need, and submit a request for are at ANY time and from ANY location.

Parents! You will now be able to sign up in advance for fall, winter & spring breaks, plus all 10 weeks of summer camp through this service!

To enroll visit militarychildcare.com and create an account. You can then search and request care. You will be contacted via email when a space is available.

Download our How To Guide for help setting up your account.

SERVICES OFFERED

School Age is open Monday through Friday before and after school with extended hours when school is not in session. The program follows the Hillsborough County School schedule.
Parents can choose from various service options based on what best suits their family’s needs:

Before School Care – 6:30 am until school starts
This option includes breakfast and activi- ties prior to transporting children to school.
After School Care – 2:15 until 5:45 pm
This option includes picking up children from school, providing an afternoon snack, attending field trips and tons of fun activities.
Full Day Camp – 6:30 am-5:45 pm
This option includes 2 meals and an after- noon snack, on and off base field trips and loads of activities.
Early School Release Days 
Program time is based on the school schedule. Pick up is provided early on the days when school re- leases children early.
Drop-In Care
A reservation is required for this type of care and hours are based on a parent’s need for care during the non- school hours. This service is limited to twice a week.

School age care offers a ton of exciting, fun and educational experiences as part of the daily program and has affiliations with several national youth programs such as Boys and Girls Club of America and 4-H. These organizations provide proven curriculum to foster and develop life skills, a sense of community and responsibility. In addition, the staff works closely with children to identify their interests in learning and encouraging them to grow. Various community service projects, both short term and long term, are offered for children to participate in. 

FEES

Fees for school age are calculated from your total family income. Your family fees will be determined when you register for care and will be based on the services you need. For before and after school fees please contact SAC for the most updated fee schedule.

CDC Program Fees

AGES

MacDill school age care is part of the youth programs and offers a wide range of services for children enrolled in Kindergarten through age 12.

SAC PARENT HANDBOOOK

Download the School Age Parent Handbook for more info.

SPECIAL NEEDS

Children with special needs are eligible for services. Special needs can include, but are not limited to ADHD, food allergies, asthma and diabetes. A special needs care plan must be completed and approved prior to the start of care. This process can take several weeks for final approval.

Program Mission

The mission of the MacDill school age care is to assist the DoD military and civilian personnel in balancing the competing demands of the accomplishment of the DoD mission and family life by managing and delivering a system of quality, available, and affordable programs and services for eligible children and youth birth through 18 years of age. 

What We Offer

  • Before and After School Care for children in Kindergarten through age 12
  • Summer Day Camp for children that have completed Kindergarten through age 12

School Age Care offers a safe, enriching supervised environment for children and youth during their out-of-school time. When school is out, we are open for full-day services, from 6:30 am until 5:45 pm. 

In addition, MacDill School Age Care is accredited with a national agency, Council on Accreditation (COA). Accreditation with COA signifies that our program meets the high standards of quality set forth by this accrediting body. It involves an in-depth self-review of our program against currently accepted best practice standards. This process also includes gathering feedback, input and support from all program stakeholders, parents, children and staff. A plan for program improvement is developed from the feedback, and the program works toward continuous quality improvement.

  • Address:

    2410 Florida Keys Ave, Bldg #307

    MacDill AFB, FL 33621

  • Facility Director

    Chris Hug