We inspire

At Catalyst Kids we offer inclusive programs that teach, inspire, and promote self-guided learning opportunities that let your child shine. We serve children from infants to school-age in our Before and Afterschool, Preschool, and Camp programs.

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Our unique research-based programming encourages discovery, independence, and growth.


We serve families and they serve us too! We welcome family input and insight. It strengthens our impact.


Community is at the heart of everything we do. Our programming exists because of the communities we serve.

Latest Stories

Holiday Roundup at Catalyst Kids

December 22, 2022

Exciting things are happening at Catalyst Kids centers throughout the state! From Toys for Tots and Winter Coat drives to generous donations from local communities and exciting holiday activities. Here are just a few of the many fun activities. California Highway Patrol contacted Catalyst Kids – La Escuelita in Oxnard to do a huge toy…

A Collaboration of Ideas, Passion And Commitment

December 20, 2022

Our Catalyst employees are hard at work planning for the year ahead. We are developing roadmaps with strategic sessions to improve IT and Marketing, Communications, and Resource deliverables and collaborative efforts to retain staff at the heart of our organization.  Our Sacramento office recently held a Staff Retention Workshop that was a remarkable success! The…

Fall Happenings at Catalyst Kids

November 22, 2022

The leaves are changing and fall is in full swing. Our center leaders are hard at work providing fun fall events throughout California for our families and communities. After a few covid years, it’s great to see everyone back together in person as 2022 winds down. From Lights on Afterschool to Fall Festivals to Día…