Panther Care

Panther Programming: Learning through Authentic Purposeful Fun!



Panther Programming provides a safe, engaging, and nurturing environment for families requiring quality child care for before school, after school, and summer. Our mission emphasizes creating an atmosphere that balances student learning, enrichment, physical activity, and free time in a stimulating and enjoyable setting. Panther Programming provides parents with safe, convenient, reliable, and affordable out-of-school time care for their children. The programs maintain clear policies and procedures and actively encourage and welcome open communication and parent involvement.

Program Goals

  • To provide a safe and healthy environment.

  • To provide purposeful and thought-provoking experiences that build on what a child already knows.

  • To teach socially acceptable techniques for expressing thoughts, feelings, and problem-solving.

  • To promote a healthy self-concept and to teach independent living skills.

  • To promote being productive citizens through volunteering and community service.

 Enrichment Activities

  • Crumbaugh Library Visits
  • Art Club
  • Garden Club
  • History Club (4th grade only)
  • Cheer Change Drive (yearly service project)

Panther Care Staff  

 Panther Programming Administrator

 Maggie Baughman 

 Program Enrollment

 Before School Care Lead Teacher


 After School Care Lead Teacher  Jackie Trenkle







Panther Care Programming Options

 Before School

 Breakfast Provided

 6:30AM - 8:00AM      


 After School

 Snack Provided

 3:00 PM-5:30 PM      


 ½ day Institute K-6th (PreK Care Normal Day) 

 Lunch/Snack Provided

 11:20AM - 5:30 PM


 Full day Institute  Lunch/ 2 Snack Provided

 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM