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Kid Connection Costs and OperatingTimes

Kid Connection Operates at all Newton-Conover City Schools and Hickory City Public Schools.  
During the school year, on school days the program operates from 6:00am until the start of school, and from dismissal until 6:00pm.  
On non school days- teacher workdays, North Newton Elementary, Viewmont Elementary and Longview Elementary Kid Connection programs are open from 6:00am to 6:00pm.  Conover School n can be open on non-school days with reservations. 
Children from all schools and all districts and neighboring counties are invited to enroll and attend in the Kid Connection program for non-school days. 

SummerKids Operating Times

SummerKids --Summer Camp will be open 6:00am to 6:00pm  at Longview Elementary, Viewmont Elementary and North Newton Elementary.  

Kid Connection and SummerKids Cost/Tuition


$30 Before/After School Registration

$25 Summer Activity Fee



Before School Care: $30 per child

After School Care: $50 per child

Before and After school: $75 per child

Daily rates also available




Full Day Care from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

$24 per day for students enrolled full time

$30 per day for students enrolled part time

*Advance registration required *Available at most sites



Our programs and staff are located in the gym or cafeteria areas of most school locations. You may register your child for Kid Connection during the before or after school hours at any site.  



We operate day camps during the summer at schools throughout Catawba County. Our camps are open to all school-age children (through age 14) with weekly rates of $118. North Newton operates a Preschool summer camp, for 4 year-olds and those 5 year-olds getting ready for Kindergarten in the fall.  Each camp offers recreational and enrichment activities on and off-site.