AFUMC Weekday Preschool Press

April 2019

Weekday Preschool Camp

We are getting so excited about camp this summer! We are still taking registration for our two weeks of summer camp at the Weekday Preschool. The dates and themes this year are:

Let's Take a Trip, May 13-17

The Colors of Jesus, May 20-24

Camps run Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Age Requirements:

Youngest: Children who were 2 by Dec. 31, 2018

Oldest: Children who just completed Pre-K.

Preschool Camp is open to anyone so please invite your neighbors and friends!

Visit the Weekday Preschool website for camp details, policies and registration forms. The cost is $115 per week. Sibling discounts are available.

The deadline for registering for camp is April 15, but it is possible that we will be full prior to that date.

AFUMC Easter Egg Hunt -- All are Invited!

All families are welcome to attend our churchwide Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 13 at 4:00. The hunt will take place at the home of Carey and Stacy Stephens at 379 Westview Drive in Athens. This will be a special time of fun and fellowship!

Vacation Bible School

Please join our church for VBS this summer!

Come join the fun at Vacation Bible School here at AFUMC on June 9-13! Registration is now open on the church website: The theme is "SHIPWRECKED: Saved by Jesus"!

All are welcome to come to VBS! Please see the website for more information about age requirements, volunteering, and to register.

VBS is open to children who turned 3 by September 1, 2018, through those who complete grade 4 in May 2019. Childcare for younger children is available if you volunteer at VBS.

Music and Arts Week -- "Sing Me a Story"

If you have children who are currently in Kindergarten through grade 4, they are invited to attend this fun-filled camp this summer! Music and Arts Week is a three-day camp held June 4-6 from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Registration is open until May 24 or until spaces are filled. The registration fee is $35 on or before May 1 and $45 after. Scholarships are available.

You can register online at

Also, if you have any questions contact Sarah Lawing, Director of Children's Music Ministry at AFUMC (and our beloved Joyful Noise teacher here at the Weekday Preschool!).

Her e-mail address is


April 1: Tuition Due--LAST PAYMENT (9 of 9) for 2018-19 School Year

April 1 - 5: Spring Break #2, No School

Tuesday, April 9: Spring Pictures for Pre-K, 5 Day 3s, and all T/TH classes

Wednesday, April 10: Spring Pictures for 3 Day 3s, 5 Day 2s, 3 Day 2s, and all M/W classes

Friday, April 15: Summer Camp Registration Deadline

Friday, April 19: Good Friday; No School

Monday, May 1: Tuition Payment Due (Payment #1 of 9) for 2019-2020 school year for

Re-enrolling and New Families. Enrollment Agreement and Student Information Form is also due at this time.

Tuesday, April 30: End of Year Program, Hancock Hall, 11:30 a.m. for Pre-K, 5 Day 3s, and 5 Day 2s

Wednesday, May 1: End of Year Program, Hancock Hall, 11:30 a.m. for Pre-K (they participate both days), 3 Day 3s, and 3 Day 2s

Thursday, May 9: Pre-K Art Show and Graduation, Hancock Hall, 11 a.m. - 12 noon

Friday, May 10: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Re-Enrollment for the 2019-2020 School Year

If your child is a returning student for the 2019-2020 school year and you have not completed the re-enrollment and student information forms, please do this as soon as possible. We have extra forms available at the desk in the preschool galleria.

Thank you so much!

Tuition Reminders

Tuition reminders are included in this monthly newsletter. Tuition is paid in 9 installments on the following schedule: May 1, Sept. 1, Oct. 1, Nov. 1, Dec. 1, Jan. 1, Feb. 1, Mar. 1, and Apr. 1.

2018-19 Tuition Installment Amounts by # Days per week your child attends:

2 days per week: $187

3 days per week: $223

4 days per week: $285

5 days per week: $290

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Click here to make a payment for tuition, lunch bunch and/or supply fees.

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