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Galena Kids Club Programs


Safe and fun programs for children in kindergarten through 5th grade for after school, early dismissal, and school holidays. The programs are supervised by qualified staff, providing snacks, homework assistance, planned activities, exersize time, and arts and crafts.


Registrations accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited. To reserve your child's space download the registration form. There is a $25 annual registration fee. Registration 24 hours prior to service is required. 



6:30-7:30 a.m. each morning until breakfast is served at the school. If school would be delayed or cancelled, there will be no before school program offered.


  • 1 child, $10 a week

  • 2 children, $15 a week

  • 3 children, $20 a week




After school in the GPS cafeteria/gym, following the school calendar.

Fees:​ please see Contract for Services for fee





At the Galena ARC

Held on school SIP/early dismissal days. Parents are required to provide a sack lunch for children.


  • 1 child, $12 a day

  • 2 children, $17 a day

  • 3 children, $23 a day 




7 a.m.-6 p.m.

At the Galena ARC

Program runs during school vacations, parent-teacher conferences and holiday breaks when school is not in session. Excluding; Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Years. There will be no charge for these holidays.


Parents are required to provide a sack lunch for children.


  • 1 child, $23 a day

  • 2 children, $35 a day

  • 3 children, $50 a day


Important Documents

Cool Camp


Before School Information:

Before School Flyer

Before School Contract

Before School Registration Form


After School, Early Dismissal, and Cool Camp information:

Galena Kids Club Flyer

Galena Kids Club Handbook

Galena Kids Club Contract

Galena Kids Club Registration Form


State of Illinois Forms

State of Illinois Consent Form

State of Illinois Application

State of Illinois Booklet

State of Illinois Physical Form



Questions? Contact:

Brenda Jakel, Child Care Director

F E A T U R E D   N E W S

Please click on the link below to read the Galena ARC's Summer Camp Update.

May 29: Summer Camp Letter to Parents

Galena ARC Covid-19 response

Please check back here and watch your email for further information on childcare, youth sports and art programs, as we all try our best to keep the community safe and healthy.

Baseball/Softball Update

Galena Brew Fest-2nd Annual

Karate Class Update

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Galena ARC

11084 W US HWY 20

Galena, IL 61036


Office Hours

Mon - Fri  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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