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

Nutrition Insights with Elizabeth von Klan

September 21, 2022

  We recently had a chance to connect with Nutrition Expert, Elizabeth von Klan, after learning about our At Risk After School program, which provides federal reimbursement for our school-age after-school programs that are located in lower-income areas. What is your educational background surrounding nutrition?  I have my Bachelor of Science degree from UC Davis in…

At Risk After School Program – Super Snack

September 2, 2022

The At Risk After School Program (AAFP) – is a program that is additional federal reimbursement for our school-age after-school programs during the school year. The program is located in lower income areas and qualifies based on the percentage of free and reduced children attending the adjacent school. There is a “super snack” that is…

Post Pandemic Summer Camp Success!

August 29, 2022

After being restricted by COVID-19 the past few years, Catalyst Camps wrapped up summer camp with a bang. From exciting art projects to STEM activities and finishing off the summer with Camp Carnival.  Our Director of Catalyst Camps & School Age Quality, Heather Slimp, oversees our private, license-exempted Catalyst Camps programs in both the North…