• Spring Break No School UA
    Spring Break No School UA

    We are open during Spring Break!

    Reserve your spot today, limited spots available. $30 a day holds your spot. Tell us which days your need in the note section. 

    As always, the Jr. Explorer Club plans to host fun activities and adventures during the Spring Break Week. Reserve your days today and check back for our amazing details. COMING SOON!! Spring Break runs March 11 - March 18. If you only need a few of those covered, a $30 deposit is required for each day in order to reserve your spot. Should you need ALL SIX DAYS covered, there is an option for $180 deposit to cover all six days to reserve your spot.
    $30.00$180.00
  • Arnold Classic Adventure
    Arnold Classic Adventure

    The Jr. Explorer Club is going to The Arnold!

    On Saturday, March 2, we are hosting a sitter-service adventure and heading to the Arnold Classic Teen and Kid Expo: SportsWorld.

    Located at the Ohio Expo Center, the Arnold SportsWorld serves as the activity core for youth sports competitions and family activities. This fun-filled, festival of sports, talent and fitness is designed for families with children of all ages. It will feature more than 20 sports areas with an action-packed schedule of challenging contests, games, hands-on demonstrations and drills, a fun zone with zorb balls, bounce houses, bull riding, face painting and virtual reality video games! All Jr. Explorers Club members must wear their red camp t-shirts!! When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019   12:45 pm - 6 pm Event Location: Bricker Building at the Ohio Expo Center Who: 1st graders and up welcome Details: 12:45 pm - Drop off at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church – 2151 Dorset Rd UA 1:00 pm - Depart for the Arnold Classic Teen Expo 1:30 pm - Arrive at Expo 1:30-4:30 pm - Expo fun and adventure! 4:30 pm -  Depart for dinner 6 pm - Pick up your Explorer at Saint Mark’s Cost: $25 pp or 2 for $45 – Includes admission, snacks, dinner, transportation and fun!  
    $25.00$45.00
  • No School Presidents Day Adventures
    No School Presidents Day Adventures

    We have something for everyone Feb 18!

    Whether your little one is looking to be outdoors, indoors or low key on Presidents Day, we have 2 options to choose from designed for all energy levels. 

    Frosty Fun, Focus Fitness or Free play and Crafts! Frosty Fun Discover the wonders of winter by playing in the forest at Sunbury Urban Farms, going on a winter scavenger hunt, making a winter-themed take-home project, and baking homemade pretzels for snack! Drop off your little one dressed and ready for outdoor play and climate. The Jr. Explorer Buses will be leaving promptly at 8:30am and will return to church by 4:30pm. Open to Kindergarten and Older Focus Fitness Camp Experience Fitness the fun way! This program is perfect for your high-energy child regardless of their athletic skills. This workout workshop is designed to let campers pick from a variety of fitness activities and sports that allow them to exercise and improve their fitness skills while helping them gain the confidence they need no matter what skill level they are at. A fun, energetic indoor play is the perfect way to stay warm, fit and confident. Open to Kindergarten and Older Chill At The Church Free Play Fun and Crafts Filled with lots of activities and crafts, this social setting will give your child the ability to interact with other children through creative play and crafting. This will be held at St. Marks and weather permitting, some outdoor play too. Open to four year olds and older.  
    $50.00$65.00
  • Summer Camp 2019 Grades 2nd-5th Deposit
    Summer Camp 2019 Grades 2nd-5th Deposit

    Summer Camp 2019 Open Registration Starts Feb. 1, 2019 for Grades 2nd - 5th!

    Only $25 a Week to Lock Your Spot!

    Experience why we are listed as one of the Top 10 Best Things Ohio when it comes to our programming and adventures.
    Emerging Explorers – Unplug from technology and plug into the world around us. Located in Upper Arlington, we offer more than just adventure and fun, we also offer weekly swim lessons with our partner, Premier at Sawmill Athletic Club, visit local parks and playgrounds, swimming at our local pools, enjoy crafts and S.T.E.A.M. activities using Project Wild and Aquatic Wild, and so much more! Every Wednesday is a special Signature Adventure beyond Central Ohio. Only $25 A Week to Lock Your Spot! Lock in your spot for Summer Camp by April 1st and receive the Early Bird Pricing rate of only $350 per week for the entire summer! After April 1st, the cost goes up to $375 week and since seats are limited, it's first come/paid, first served. Our Summer Camp Weeks are broken down into Nine Full weeks of Summer Camp. Your $25 a week deposit is due by April 1st and will be applied to your weekly tuition. No Camp week of July 4. Whether you need all nine weeks or only certain weeks, you must pay the $25 for each week you need. (Example: You need coverage for 3 different weeks ONLY, then you pay $25 (times 3) by April 1st to lock in the $350 rate for your needed weeks.)   EARLY BIRD PAYMENT CHART
    Camp Weeks Dates: Pay By: Balance Due:
    Week One Jun 3 – Jun 7 May 1 $325
    Week Two Jun 10 – Jun 14 May 1 $325
    Week Three Jun 17 – Jun 21 May 1 $325
    Week Four Jun 24 – Jun 28 May 1 $325
    NO CAMP WEEK Jul 1 – Jul 5 NO CAMP WEEK NO CAMP WEEK
    Week Five Jul 8 – Jul 12 June 1 $325
    Week Six Jul 15 – Jul 19 June 1 $325
    Week Seven Jul 22 – Jul 26 June 1 $325
    Week Eight Jul 29 – Aug 2 June 1 $325
    Week Nine Aug 5 – Aug 9 July 1 $325
     

    Summer 2019 Registration Fee Required 

    Everyone must pay a non-refundable $99 summer camp 2019 registration fee to reserve their spot. Click here to pay the Summer 2019 Registration Fee.

    $25.00
  • The Amazing Giants Specialty Camp
    The Amazing Giants Specialty Camp

    What an ADVENTURE!! We are so excited to offer a BRAND NEW week-long specialty summer camp adventure! 

    The Amazing Giants are coming to the Junior Explorer Club!

    Due to our growing enrollment, we are offering a variety of optional programs for summer 2019. This specialty camp program will be offered as an alternative to our baseline camp program and perfect for kids of all energy levels. If you have a little one looking to experience the magic and entertaining fun of Circus Life, we are hosting a WEEK LONG workshop: The Greatest Show - An Introduction to Circus Performance Arts Workshop with The Amazing Giants. For only $385 a week, this optional action-packed and interactive workshop designed for kids grades 3 and up, will include a variety of safe and fun activities including: - Stiltwalking - Acro-balancing- aerial performance - Face painting - Parachute games - Outrageous hula-hoop/juggling - How to make your own headpiece or mask & hula-hoop - The entertaining end of week recital - Technicality, warm-up, and teaching, plus hands on experience creating shows and team building - 2 healthy snacks (daily) - Pictures & videos of your child's experiences - Circus performance for parents at the end of the week This hilarious parable of strength, fragility and triumph, allows our little explorers to experience the fun and safe activities of circus skills. The $385 cost and curriculum includes 5 days of fun from 9am-4pm. For an additional $15 a day, you may also opt in for care coverage from 4pm-6pm (please see UA pool pass info for this extra care coverage option). There is an extra $20 supply fee due and must be paid directly to The Amazing Giants.
    *Please note, if you opt for an additional wrap care for 4-6pm, our camp requires all Club Members have an UA pool pass or  a $12 per day charge is applied for pool entrance.
    $15.00$385.00
  • Summer Camp 2019 Registration Fee
    Summer Camp 2019 Registration Fee

    2019 Summer Camp Registration Fee Required

    All Members and Non-Members must pay the non-refundable $99 summer camp 2019 registration fee. Your registration fee includes:

    • $99 fee covers up to two children. Only $45 for each additional child after paid $99 fee.
    • One parents-night out event during summer
    • Three rainy day fund activities
    • Additional adventures at member-only pricing good for one-full year
    • Junior Explorer Club t-shirt
    • Exclusive Member Only pricing including the early bird special of $310 per week
    • Includes swim lesson at Premier Sawmill 2x's a week
    • $80 drop-in day coverage (for those not needing full week care)
    • Drop off at Saint Marks
    • Snacks twice a day
    Children must pack lunch everyday AND have an Upper Arlington Park & Rec swim pass. 
    $45.00$99.00
  • Summer Camp 2019 Emerging K-1st grade Deposit
    Summer Camp 2019 Emerging K-1st grade Deposit

    Summer Camp 2019 Open Registration Starts Feb. 1, 2019 for Emerging Kindergartners to First Grade!

    Only $25 a Week to Lock Your Spot!

    Experience why we are listed as one of the Top 10 Best Things Ohio when it comes to our programming and adventures.
    Emerging Explorers – Unplug from technology and plug in to the world around us.Located in Upper Arlington we offer more than just adventure and fun, we also offer weekly swim lessons with our partner, Premier at Sawmill Athletic Club, visit local parks and playgrounds, swimming at our local pools, enjoy crafts and S.T.E.M. activities using Project Wild and Aquatic Wild, and so much more! Only $25 A Week to Lock Your Spot! Lock in your spot for Summer Camp by April 1st and receive the Early Bird Pricing rate of only $310 per week/$62 a day for the entire summer! After April 1st, the cost goes up to $375 wk/$75 a day and is first come, first served/paid. Our Summer Camp Weeks are broken down into Nine Full weeks of Summer Camp. Your $25 a week deposit is due by April 1st and will be applied to your weekly tuition. Whether you need all nine weeks or only certain weeks, you must pay the $25 for each week you need. (Example: You need coverage for 3 different weeks ONLY, then you pay $25 (times 3) by April 1st to lock in the $310 rate for your needed weeks.)  
    Camp Weeks Dates: Pay By: Balance Due:
    Week One Jun 3 – Jun 7 May 1 $285
    Week Two Jun 10 – Jun 14 May 1 $285
    Week Three Jun 17 – Jun 21 May 1 $285
    Week Four Jun 24 – Jun 28 May 1 $285
    NO CAMP WEEK Jul 1 – Jul 5 NO CAMP WEEK NO CAMP WEEK
    Week Five Jul 8 – Jul 12 June 1 $285
    Week Six Jul 15 – Jul 19 June 1 $285
    Week Seven Jul 22 – Jul 26 June 1 $285
    Week Eight Jul 29 – Aug 2 June 1 $285
    Week Nine Aug 5 – Aug 9 July 1 $285
     

    Summer 2019 Registration Fee Required 

    All Members and Non-Members must pay a non-refundable $99 summer camp 2019 registration fee to reserve their spot. Click here to pay the Summer 2019 Registration Fee.

    $25.00
  • Valentine’s Day Parents Night Out
    Valentine’s Day Parents Night Out

    Take time for Two! And we'll take care of the rest. 

    We are hosting another Parent's Night Out and just in time for some Valentine's Day lovin'. Enjoy a kid-free night and take time for you or TWO!! We are offering two nights of care for your kiddos filled with fun and adventure with our Valentine's Day Party Parents Night Out. Your ticket includes care, dinner, adventure and FUN!! Our Jr. Explorer Club members only night is Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6pm - 8:30 pm. Drop off and pick up will be on location at St. Marks Church. Friday, Feb. 15 is open to all families/kids from 6pm - 11pm. Drop off and pick up will be on location at St. Marks Church.  If your child has a friend or you know a neighbor interesting in checking out our club, this is a great opportunity to join us for an evening of Valentine's Day fun.
    $10.00$45.00
  • Kindergarten Wrap Around 2019/2020 Reserve Your Spot
    Kindergarten Wrap Around 2019/2020 Reserve Your Spot

    Safe and Fun!

    Reserve your spot for our 2019/2020 Kindergarten Wrap Program. Your deposit of $250 will save your spot the upcoming school year and is refundable until July 1, 2019.  Our child care solution for kindergarten wrap around programs and after school emphasizes fun and adventure in a safe environment. The add on of transportation, programs with educational purposes, collaboration with Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, local parks, recreation centers and helping kids with homework, is filling the need of the modern day working parent or single parent, giving you more quality time and less stress after 6 pm with your family.
    Give us a call to set up a meet & greet.
    (614) 516-3325
    $250.00
  • Jr Explorer Club Gift Certificates
    Jr Explorer Club Gift Certificates
    Jr Explorer Cub Gift Certificates come in $25, $50 or $100 increments. These Gift Certificates can be used for all Jr Explorer Club Adventures, events, summer adventure day camp and for after school programs.
    $25.00$100.00
  • Before School Care for 2019/20 School Year
    Before School Care for 2019/20 School Year
    Thank you for your interest in the Junior Explorer Club! We would love for your child to join us before school! Read more details. Give us a call to set up a meet & greet and to learn more. (614) 516-3325 or drop us an email to michele@jrexplorerclub.com        
  • After School Care 2019/2020 Reserve Your Spot
    After School Care 2019/2020 Reserve Your Spot
    Secure your space for the 2019-20 school season. A deposit of $250 will reserve your spot and is refundable up until July 1, 2019.  As a mobile business, every child must have a seat on the bus to be included in the fun.  Thank you for your interest in the Junior Explorer Club! We would love for your child to join us after school! After School Care starts at 2:50 pm, when the Jr Explorer Bus picks up your explorer at their Upper Arlington School. The fun continues until pick up at 6 pm. Our homebase is Saint Marks Episcopal Church at Dorset & Tremont. Its convenient location is 1/2 block from the Tremont Library and Playground. Monday - Friday, the Jr Explorer Club is Creative Extended Play (outdoors as much as possible!) After School Care is available full-time and part-time, or on a drop-in basis. For more information on rates, please contact us for our pricing sheet. Questions? Please call us at (614) 516-3325 Give us a call to set up a meet & greet and to learn about our after school care rates (614) 516-3325 or drop us an email to thejrexplorerclub@gmail.com     
    $250.00
  • Annual Junior Explorer Club membership
    Annual Junior Explorer Club membership
    Becoming a member of the Jr Explorer Club means you never have to worry about childcare throughout the school year again!    
    $125.00