Third Base After School Programs

Community Education sponsors 17 Third Base after school child care programs. This service is available to students, K-5, currently enrolled in Kanawha County Schools at the sites where the programs are located and in some cases, students from schools that are transported by bus to those program sites. Enrollment is based on the availability of space and staffing.

Click here for enrollment information.

Call 766-0378 x100 for information about the following Third Base Programs at:

    • Alban
    • Bridgeview
    • Central
    • Cross Lanes
    • Elk Center
    • Flinn
    • Holz
    • Midland Trail
    • Montrose
    • Nitro
    • Overbrook
    • Pinch
    • Point Harmony
    • Ruffner
    • Ruthlawn
    • Shoals
    • Weberwood

Fees can be found at the KCSCEP website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Third Base?

Third Base is after school childcare provided in 17 Kanawha County schools. It offers time for supervised homework, snack, crafts, socialization and physical activity.

Students arrive at Third Base immediately when school is out and stay there until they are picked up by a parent or designated pickup person. When schools are closed or dismissed for inclement weather, Third Base is closed.

How much does Third Base cost?


See the KCSCEP website for a listing of fees.

What time is Third Base over?

Third Base closes at 5:40 p.m. Parents/guardians should check with the site director for that site’s closing time. There is a $1.00/minute late fee for all late pickups. If you cannot pick your child up by the designated closing time, you will need to make alternate arrangements. Only those persons listed on child’s enrollment form are permitted to sign your child out.