After School Enrichment Program

Learning & Discovery

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HEF is hiring for the Learning & Discovery Program

The Learning & Discovery Full Day Program is designed to support Henrico County students in Kindergarten through 5th grade as they participate in virtual learning, and to provide after school care after the virtual school day. Our hours are 7:00 am until 6:00 pm on days that HCPS students are engaged in virtual learning. Please see our sample schedule below.

The weekly fee is $100. Financial Assistance is available; please complete the Financial Assistance Application.

We follow all Virginia licensing requirements and HCPS safety protocol relating to COVID-19, including wearing of cloth face coverings by staff and students.

Children are assigned to groups of eight to twelve children based upon their grade level. Due to limited class size and classrooms, space in this program is limited.

For more information contact Scott Williams

online payments

Weekly program fees may be paid through our secure online provider. Set up automatic payments by selecting Weekly as your payment frequency, and provide your account or credit card information. To cancel or make changes to automatic payments, please contact Scott Williams (804) 652-3869 extension 5.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our morning will focus on supporting students as they participate in virtual learning. When the virtual school day ends, we will shift to a more traditional after-school childcare program.

Students will be grouped by grade level.

Students in Kindergarten will be in groups of eight. Students in 1st grade will be in groups of 10. Students in 2nd through 5th grade will be in groups of 12.

We will follow the HCPS COVID-19 Health Plan.

The program will operate on all HCPS scheduled instructional days. The program will not operate on days when schools are closed for inclement weather, teacher work days, or holidays.

Yes, the registration fee is $30.

Yes, please see our Financial Assistance Application.

Due to high demand and capacity limitations, we are unable to offer a part time option.

We will provide a morning and afternoon snacks. Students may purchase lunch through HCPS Food and Nutrition Services.

Please direct questions to Scott Williams, Learning & Discovery Director of Operations, at


7:00-8:00            Arrival and small games/activities

8:00-12:35          HCPS Virtual Instruction

12:35-1:35          Gymnasium or Outside Activities

1:35-2:05            Homework/Literacy

2:05-2:35            Snack

2:35-3:35            Enrichment Programming

3:35-5:00            Art/Crafts/Games

5:00-6:00            Quiet activities/Program Close



7:00-8:00            Arrival and small games/activities

8:00-1:05             HCPS Virtual Instruction

1:05-2:05             Gymnasium or Outside Activities

2:05-2:35             Homework/Literacy

2:35-3:00             Snack

3:00-4:00             Enrichment Programming

4:00-5:00            Arts/Crafts/Games

5:00-6:00            Quiet activities/Program Close