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Adventure Club

Adventure Club is North Kansas City Schools' before-and after-school child care program. Services are offered at all elementary schools, except Topping Elementary, throughout the school year.  We also offer a summer program.

Mission Statement

Working hand-in-hand, where children are our priority. The Adventure Club team provides a safe, enjoyable and appealing environment for children which includes interacting, problem solving and making choices to facilitate the development of life skills. 

Program Goals & Objectives

  • To ensure a safe environment.
  • To provide quality child care.
  • To promote development of life skills.
  • To support student achievement.


School Year 2023-24 Registration Information For All Schools

Adventure Club is offered to students in kindergarten through 5th grade at all district elementary schools except Topping Elementary. Please contact the Early Education Center at 816-321-5250 for pre-school options. Registration is done through the parent portal and is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registration can be done on a desktop, laptop or mobile device. A non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee of $50 per child is due at time of enrollment for all schools except Crestview and Winnwood.  The registration fee for Modified Schools (Crestview and Winnwood) is $55 per child and is non-refundable and non-transferable.  Your registration is not complete until the fee is paid, and you receive a confirmation e-mail that your registration has been submitted.  A second confirmation e-mail from the Adventure Club office will be sent when your application has been reviewed and approved. See links below for pricing and operating calendars.  Adventure Club online registration must be completed in the parent portal.  No walk-ins or phone enrollments.  Click on the Parent Portal link below to register.  New families please use the purple “Open Account New Parents” box.  If your site is full, please call the Adventure Club office at 816-321-5017 to be added to the wait list. There is a limited number of spaces available at each site on the wait list.

Gashland Families

Due to staffing sustainability, Gashland Adventure Club will continue to combine with Clardy for the 2023-24 school year.  You will drop off and pick up your child at Clardy and we will provide bus service to and from Gashland for their school day.  Please select Clardy as the school when enrolling your Gashland child.

Program Hours/Monthly Tuition

Adventure Club program hours are 6:45 a.m. until school starts and after school until 6:00 p.m. 

Professional Development Day hours are 7:30am until 5:00pm at combining site locations

Snow Days hours are 7:15am-6:00pm at combining site locations. A $15.00 per student, per day fee will be reflected on to your account. All students needs a lunch and drink as the school kitchens are closed

A 1.00 per minute late fee is accessed after 6:00pm on all days EXCEPT professional development days. Professional development late fees are accessed after 5:00pm. This is according to the time on the Adventure Club iPad. 

 Tuition is paid monthly and is due on the 1st of each month, late if paid after midnight on the 15th of the month. Please read our Parent Handbook (see link below) for additional information about our Adventure Club program. 

Tuition Assistance

Adventure Club offers tuition assistance for families who qualify for assistance through the Division of Family Services and the Free or Reduced Meals program. Please call our office at 816-321-5017 for additional information.

Helpful Links-All schools EXCEPT Crestview & Winnwood

Helpful Links- Modified Schools (Crestview & Winnwood)