Summer STARS

Summer STARS header 2024

STARS Program Information

for Summer 2024

State-Licensed Child Care Center, Childcare Network Accepted

Administrative Liaison: Mrs. Jessica Waddington
Co-Directors: Ms. Erin Ringer & Mr. Brian Kehoe
Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Barbara Needham

Phone: (609) 641-5375, ext. 7

Click here to email STARS

Office Located in the Marsh School Library

Program Open to all current Absecon School District students in grades Pre-K through 8th

Summer STARS flyer



June 24-Aug. 1 

Monday through Thursday (STARS is closed on Fridays in the summer)

Morning Care Hours: 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Regular Care hours: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


  • The cost for the STARS Morning Care Program will be a $6 flat rate. 
  • There are two options for the Regular Care Program for all grades: 
    half day - rate $25 per day (including breakfast and lunch at $4.50 per student)
    full day rate - $50 per day (including breakfast and lunch at $4.50 per student).
  • A half day constitutes four consecutive hours or less.
  • A full day will be charged for anything over four hours. 
  • Annual registration fee of $35 per family.

School areas utilized: school cafeteria, gymnasium(s), STEAM Lab, multiple classrooms, Early Childhood Center, art room, and playgrounds.

Pre-K through 4th Grade students are escorted to STARS by staff at dismissal if participating in school summer programs.

Important Links

For information about applying for financial aid for STARS tuition, please use this online calculator tool*:

*Please note this is not the application for financial aid


Summer STARS Code of Conduct




Summer STARS Registration Form

If you are having trouble accessing this form, please click here.


Summer STARS Registration Agreement

If you are having trouble accessing this document, please click here.


Other Required Documents and Links

Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing INFORMATION TO PARENTS

Policy on the Management of Communicable Diseases


Expulsion Policy

District Use Agreement for Technology Devices - Students

How to use Procare

Absecon Schools STARS Program is pleased to offer MyProcare, a free online portal for you to access account information and easily pay tuition. MyProcare is safe, secure and created with your convenience in mind.

Log in today!

1. Go to
2. Enter your email address (the email you have on file with Afterschool Childcare STARS) and choose Go.
3. Enter the confirmation code sent to your email, choose a password, and press Go.
4. Then you may:

a. View your child’s schedule, time card, immunizations and more.
b. Use the Pay button to make a payment with your card.

Click here to access

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