SPARC Before & After School Programs
The programs provide a fun and safe environment for students to continue to learn and grow beyond school hours. The program provides:
- Snack Time: A healthy after school snack and 100% Juice are provided.
- Social Time: A chance for friends to catch up, talk about their day, and unwind.
- Games and Activities: Every day provides a different activity, or choice of activities that work on a core physical, mental, or enrichment element. SPARC focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, strategy, critical thinking, and more!
- Homework Time: We give the students a chance to work on any homework from the day, study for any tests, or ask the staff for any specific help with an assignment.
- Special Events: Movies, pizza parties, and cookouts!
Becoming a CIT Junior Counselor
A partnership between Springfield Public Schools and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.
SPARC School's Out Program
A structured and safe program designed to provide fun & enriching activities both before and after school to compliment your child’s day.
|Date:||Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 10, March 13-17 and April 14|
|Time:||7 a.m.-6 p.m.|
Summer Program Registration
Register early to fill your summer with fun. Attend one of our Summer Camps to experience hiking, fishing, swimming, caves, sports, games, fun crafts and weekly field trips. Or join us before and after Springfield Public School's summer Explore program, with fun games, crafts, sports, teambuilding and more! Scholarships/reduced fees available for income-qualifying students.
|Date:||Register March -June. Look for SPARC Summer Program Registration Events this spring!|
|Fee:||$85-$95/week full-day camp
$15/week mornings before Explore
$35/week after Explore
SPARC Parents' Night Out
Offered once a month to give parents a night out while kids have fun with SPARC, including activities, crafts and friends. Registration required.
|Date:||Varies, call for details|
|Time:||Fri., 5-10 p.m.|
SPARC Snow Day Program
When Springfield Public Schools are closed for winter weather, kids enjoy an activity-filled snow day program. Walk in registrations only.
|Date:||SPS Snow Days|
|Time:||7 a.m.-6 p.m.|
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Get your team together and compete in SPARC's 4th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Parkview High School. Boys and girls divisions, co-ed teams compete with boys. A fundraiser for the Park Board Scholarship Fund. Register by March 22.
|Date:||Sun., March 26|
|Time:||Check-in begins at noon|
|Fee:||$50/team of 3-4|
SPARC Spring Girls' Volleyball
A fun, safe, and affordable experience where players learn basic volleyball skills and positive character traits. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches on weekday evenings. Games on Saturdays at Parkview High School.
|Date:||Sat., April 1-May 13|
|Time:||Game times vary, call for details|
|Date:||Tues., Feb. 14 at Truman Elementary|
|Thurs., Feb. 16 at Harrison Elementary|
|Office Registration - 300 E. Harrison|
|Date:||Mon. - Fri., now through Feb. 17|
|Time:||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Online Registration: now through Feb. 17|