Aftercare and Early Morning Drop-Off Program

Eagle’s Nest After School Program

Whether you need after school care, additional learning support or a safe space for your child to thrive, we’ve got you covered. There will be a monthly theme and planned activities in art and stem, in addition to our perennial favorites –  outdoor activities, free play and homework help. Click here for a sample calendar. Students will be supervised and guided through the program by Elysian staff and grouped according to grade.

The Eagle’s Nest After School Program will begin on Thursday, September 7th. 

Program Hours: Eagle’s Nest programming is available to all Elysian students starting at dismissal. 

  • Full School Day: From dismissal to 6:00 pm
  • Half School Day: From 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Half School Day before a school break (Thanksgiving, winter break, February mid-winter break, spring break, Memorial Day, last day of school): From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Program hours are always communicated in our weekly newsletter and posted on our website,

Program Rates: 

  • Monthly rate: $400 per child; $350 per sibling
  • Daily drop in rate: $22 per child; $11 per sibling
  • Overtime rate after 6:00 pm: $10 per child for each 5 minutes
  • Families who qualify for reduced price lunch: 50% discount
  • Families who qualify for free lunch: No charge

Early Bird Drop Off Program

In our Early Bird Drop Off Program, children will have the option of engaging in table games or interactive play in the gym. The program will run from 7:30 am each school day, until 8:20 am, when the children head to their classroom. 

Program Rates:

  • Monthly rate: $110 per child
  • Single day drop In: $6 per child
  • Families who qualify for reduced price lunch: 50% discount
  • Families who qualify for free lunch: No charge

How to Register on for Eagle’s Nest or Early Bird

  • New members should register at Elysian’s School ID is: 297ecsnj
  • If you already have an account, you do not need to register again. However, please review your account and update it with any new information
  • Once logged in, select “Extended Care” 
  • To register dates of care, click on “My Registrations”, on the left toolbar
  • You will come to a page with a blue tab that says “Click Here to Register Student Attendance Dates” 
  • You can then choose the dates you need care. Once the dates have been the selected the dates will turn blue, then scroll to the bottom and push”Save Selected Days”
  • The Orgsonline system will not allow you to sign up on the day of
  • For last minute requests for care just email the school at and your child’s teacher, as soon as possible, so that we can ensure your child is brought to aftercare at dismissal time

Payment Process for Eagle’s Nest and Early Bird

Payments are due the first of the month and should be made through Payment not received by the 10th of the month will incur a $25 late fee.

Eagle’s Nest Snack Policy

Students are encouraged to bring a nut free snack from home to enjoy during aftercare. 

Eagle’s Nest Pick-Up Procedure

To ensure the safety of your child(ren), only the persons listed on your School Emergency form will be able to pick up your child(ren). All parents/guardians must come to the school reception desk on the ground floor to sign their child(ren) out. Please note that if the children are at the park, they may be signed out with a member of our staff who is at the park with them. 

Prompt pick up of your child(ren) is important. If you plan to arrive late, please reach out to 201-876-0102. A fee of $10 will be charged for each 5 minutes you arrive after 6 pm.