REC Connect and Teens On Point (T.O.P)


ALL REC Connect Elementary Summer Camp locations are now FULL. Any additional completed registration packets received will be added to a waitlist. 

Limited spaces are still available at Middle School Teens On Point (T.O.P) Summer Camp. 

All registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis according to space availability. 

For more information, call 757-259-5351. 
 

What is REC Connect and T.O.P? 

REC Connect and T.O.P are year-round youth and teen programs that offers safe and enjoyable summer camps, before and after-school and school break experiences. Programs feature educational opportunities, community partnerships, exciting field trips and a variety of fun recreational activities. In addition, all summer camps and before and after-school programs are state-licensed.


The REC Connect Before & After School Program at James River Elementary School has transitioned operations to the Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula through the remainder of the school year. To access general information about the Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, you can go to https://bgca.org/

The REC Connect Before & After School Program at D.J. Montague Elementary School has CLOSED TEMPORARILY. The temporary closure is due to staffing shortages. Please call our staff with any questions you may have - 757-259-5351. 
 

Inclement Weather/Undue Circumstances Policy 

(includes but is not limited to snow, hurricane, tornado, power outage

If school is delayed: the Before School Program is closed 
If school is dismissed early: the After School Program is closed – parents will be responsible for coordinating pick-up arrangements with the WJCC School staff. 
When school-related after school activities are canceled: REC Connect programs may still operate on normal schedule. In case of adjusted hours of operation parents would be notified by phone. 
If school is closed: the Before & After School Program is closed. 
If school is out of session (i.e. during Summer Camp, Winter or Spring Break): Parks & Recreation staff will make a decision on program operation as soon as possible. 

Parents should call the REC Connect Information/Inclement Weather Hotline at 757-259-3170 for program operation updates.

Registration Process & Requirements

August 30, 2021 – end of the school year


REC Connect - Elementary School*

  • Before school: $40/week
  • After school: $50/week
  • Before and after school: $65/week

Summer Camp Program Fees

  • REC Connect and T.O.P*
    • Part-time (3 days or less): $95/week, includes field trip fees
    • Full-time (4 or 5 days): $115/week, includes field trip fees.

*Fees are subject to change.  

Payments

An online payment system is available for your convenience.

Discount Program 

Discounts are available to any qualified resident based on total income. Read more about our discount program (PDF).

Refund/Credit Policy

A credit, not a refund, will be issued if there is a change of payment status or no services were rendered due to injury, illness, family emergency, inclement weather. A 10% processing fee will be charged. A credit form must be filled out within 7 days of missed program. Read more about our refund/credit policies

More Information

Information on the 2020-2021 Before and After School Program is available in the 2020-2021 REC Connect Handbook

  1. Before & After School
  2. Summer Camp

Ages

  • REC Connect - Elementary school: Grades K-5 

Location

  • Elementary Schools: Clara Byrd Baker, D.J. Montague, James River, J. Blaine Blayton, Laurel Lane, Matoaka, Matthew Whaley, Norge, and Stonehouse 

Dates

  • Aug. 30, 2021 - June 9, 2022
Date subject to change based on WJCC Public Schools 2021-2022 Academic Calendar.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.