Camp Amelia Afterschool Program

These programs, licensed through the Department of Children and Families, are located at the Atlantic Recreation Center.


Kindergarten through 2nd grade at Southside Elementary School.

3rd through 5th grades at Emma Love Hardee Elementary School.

Program information:

  • Parks & Recreation staff pick up children from schools on Bus #19246.
  • Children get daily snacks.
  • Homework time
  • Outside activities
  • Indoor activities

Weekly Rates

City residents:  $65/week, $55 per additional sibling
Non-City residents:  $81/week, $71 per additional sibling (Non-City residents must pay an additional $30 annual fee; the fee is valid October 1st - September 30th)

NOTE:  All credit card and debit card transactions will be charged a service fee of 2.5%, with a minimum charge of $2.00.

Payments for Camp Amelia Afterschool Program may be made online at after an account is created by the Camp Director.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday from end of school day until 6:00pm

Open on teacher planning days, Winter Break, and Spring Break.
(additional fees apply to full days off from school)

Closed on the following observed City holidays:  Labor Day; Veterans’ Day; Thanksgiving; Day After Thanksgiving; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day; and Good Friday.  Please consult with Camp Amelia staff on the exact dates of the above holidays.