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NCS is excited to roll out a new childcare system program called EZ-Care. Some of the benefits of EZ-Care include completing the applications for any of our programs online as well as inputting your child’s schedule and easy online payments. When you use the EZ-Care system there is a processing fee of $.35 + 2.59% (Visa) or 3.39% (Master Card) or $.99 ACH free for every transaction. If you would like to avoid paying the processing fee, you can make your payments by cash, check or money order to the school on the first day your child arrives to the program.

September, we introduce new software that will make registration and paying for the SCAPE program a breeze! This new program is called EZ-Care. We will be making the transition from Pro-Care & Tuition Express to EZ-Care in stages. Parents will get information sent to them as they sign-up for our program. For more information please feel free to reach out to Ben Hemelt at

SCAPE Program at STAR Academy

Star- SCAPE (Students Creativity and Positive Enrichment) Program is the future of before and after school programming at Star Academy. The name change from BASE to SCAPE embodies that of creativity, innovation, and positive programming for our students. As we move forward, we thrive to continue offering enriching programs that not only enhances your students abilities, but helps them grow and learn outside of school hours. 

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2021-22 Scape School year Program

Welcome to Students Creativity and Positive Enrichment (SCAPE - formerly known as BASE) at Star Academy! SCAPE is Star Academy's before and after school program. We serve students from Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade. Our program is supported by a team of highly diversified staff that brings with it a variety of cultures, languages, and life experiences.

You can find the 2021-22 Registration Packet at the top left on this page. The front page of the packet contains important information regarding the registration process. If you have questions after reviewing the forms and information sheet, please email for assistance. 

Important information regarding services during distance learning:

SCAPE is offering a full day, enrichment, and school-based program in accordance with the physical distancing and sanitation protocol as defined in the existing Order of the Sacramento County Health Officer. Children attending this fee-based program will spend some time outdoors and sometimes indoors, however, indoor spaces will be available for children during excessive heat, rain, cold, and poor air quality days. During school hours, children will follow their normal school schedule as outline by Star Academy but will remain in their "home-base" clusters with staff supervision. Staff will help students access distance learning but will not teach students throughout the day. Staff will help monitor students during virtual lessons and login when the time comes to meet with their teachers. Starting after school hours, SCAPE will transition into a recreational enrichment program with games & activities until closing at 6:00 pm.  


  • The program is specifically tailored to the schedule and needs of Star Academy. 
  • We will be open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. This includes Wednesdays as well. 
  • The cost of the program will be $200 per week. You must sign up weekly and fees must be paid by the Friday before your child is scheduled to attend. *Discounts do not apply if attending less than a week for the Distance Learning program ONLY*
  • You must have a completed application on file. A registration fee of $30 per family is due the first week you attend. 
  • We will cap at the first 40 students. You may also "reserve" a spot in advance. Please email Ben Hemlet at 
  • A completed registration packet must be turned in at least 24 hours before your child's first day of attendance
  • There are no late payment fees as fees are required prior to drop off. 

Late pick up fees $2 per minute 

  • this applies to all children who are not picked up by 6:00 pm

Starting after school hours, SCAPE will transition into a recreational enrichment program with games & activities until closing at 6:00 pm. 

  • SCAPE provides high quality before and after school care at Star Academy
  • We provide snacks, time to do homework, and enrichment activities such as art, Moving with Music, and Fun with Food.
  • We will update our daily calendar each month with enrichment activities for all participants who attend during the after school hours. 
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