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Before & After School Care

We provide on-site before and after care through The Fun House. Additionally, there are several well-respected, local day care providers who provide transportation to and from our school building. While these programs are not technically endorsed by Matthews Charter Academy, we're more than happy to provide their information as a service to you. Please feel free to research the locations below to see if they may be the right fit for you.

The Fun House

On site

Cost

Registration Fee (per family): $50

After School
Child Fee $65
Additional children $50
Drop In $20

Before School
Child Fee $35
Additional children $30

Before and After (Combined) - $80‚Äč

 

Description

It is our mission to provide the most enjoyable and safe After School Program and Summer Camp in Union and Mecklenburg County.
 

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Website
(704) 821-1386
Contact: Wendy Wilson
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Sunshine House

5825 Phyliss Lane, Mint Hill, NC 28227

Times

6:30 a.m. - School start
School end - 6:30 p.m.

 

Ages

5yrs - 12yrs

 

Description

Features interactive whiteboards, an in-house chef, electronic keypad entry for security and safety, real-time photo and video updates, a personalized curriculum, gross motor playroom, science enrichment room, and computer lab. Also offers free Spanish, sign language and literacy programs.
 

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Website
(704) 573-9595
Contact: Brittany Deluca
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Idlewild Baptist Church

12701 ldlewild Rd., Matthews, NC 28105

Times

6:30 a.m. - School start
School end - 6 p.m.
 

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Website
(704) 847-3337
Contact: Michelle Jeter 
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Children's Lighthouse

10836 Monroe Road, Matthews, NC 28105

Ages

5yrs - 12yrs

 

Description

The Children's Lighthouse school age curriculum is based upon exciting themed tracks which incorporate interactive learning in a fun-filled environment.

 

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Website
(704) 847-1008
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The Lighthouse at MUMC

801 S Trade St., Matthews, NC 28105

Cost

Approximately $56/week (after school only)

 

Drop-off & Pick-up

Yes

 

Description

The Lighthouse at MUMC offers a variety of fun-filled activities for school-aged children while providing a safe and comfortable place for them to play and have fun after school and throughout the summer.

 

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Website
(704) 815-1998
Contacts: Melanie Jackson or Anna Albanese
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Spartan Taekwondo

343 W. John St., Matthews, NC 28105

Times

School end - 6:30 p.m.
 

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Website
(704) 814-9966
Contact: Stephanie Harvey spartantaekwondo@gmail.com
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KTA

6904 Matthews Mint Hill Rd., Mint Hill, NC 28227

Cost

Registration Fee: $75

Tuition is $16.44/day. After the first child is enrolled, siblings receive a 25% discount.

5 days/week: $82 per week or $328.00 per month
4 days/week: $66 per week or $264.00 per month
3 days/week: $49 per week or $197.00 per month
2 days/week: $32.88 per week or $132.00 per month

 

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Website
(980) 245-7100
Contact: John Burkhart or Alex Mitchell
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Martial Arts Carolina

3555 Matthews Mint Hill Rd., Matthews, NC 28105

Description

Martial Arts lessons can improve confidence and develop leadership skills that every child needs to be a successful youth today and a successful adult tomorrow.

Students also have a homework session daily and in most cases complete their homework before going home. Transportation is provided.
 

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Website
(704) 847-2222
Contact: Yvette Hutchinson
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Sunny Days

12815 Hashanli Pl., Matthews, NC 28105

Times

6:45 a.m. - School start
School end - 6:15 p.m.
 

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704-545-1058
Contact: Amy Guion
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Brace Family YMCA (formerly Siskey YMCA)

3127 Weddington Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

Times

2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 

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Website
704-716-4222
Contact: Mackenzie Boone
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Simmons YMCA

6824 Democracy Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212

Times

2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 

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Website
(704) 716-6600 or (704) 716-6627
Contact: Angela Perry
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Tutor Time Mint Hill

7005 Tutor Street, Mint Hill, NC 28227

Times

6:30 a.m. - School start
School end - 6 p.m.
 

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Website
(704) 545-1111
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New Beginnings Community Church Kingdom Kidz

7017 Stillwell Road, Matthews, NC 28105

Times

3 p.m. - 6 p.m.*
 

Description

Afterschool pick-up and childcare with experienced staff. 

Fee covers help with homework, snack and structured free time which include fitness, stem program provided by Girl Scouts, arts & crafts, computer time and playtime outside & indoor gym. 

Staff to child ratio 1 to 8.

$50 weekly 

*Full service childcare is available when school is not in session. Price includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Please call for pricing.

 

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Website
(704) 405-9536
Contact: Gale Johnson gjohnson@nbccministries.org
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Level Up

1307 Matthews Mint Hill Rd. Suite A, Mathews, NC 28195

Times

School end - 7 p.m.
 

Description

STEM based After School, Summer Camp, Birthday Parties, and much more! Featuring Robotics, LEGO based building, Arts & Crafts, Horticulture, and more! Close to Downtown Matthews and I-74.
 

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(704) 443-7016
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