21st Century

Columbus Arts & Technology Academy (CATA) is pleased to offer your child(ren) the opportunity to participate in a variety of planned enrichment opportunities, academic, social, and physical activities. The 21st Century program will begin September 12, 2016. Our program hours will be 3:30pm-6:00pm Monday through Friday. Saturdays will be reserved for academic incentive field trips and activities.

This program offers the following:

Homework Stretch – Tutors and Program staff assist students in completing their homework and help students prepare for the next day of school. Students are provided access to computers, printers, art supplies, and the school library as means to aide in completion of homework and/or projects.
Snack/Meal – Students receive a healthy, nutritious snack/meal to fuel up for the afternoon activities. All snack/meals are sponsored by the Children’s Hunger Alliance. In order to receive free meals, meal forms must be completed in the enrollment packet.

Enrichment Time – Participants will be offered on and off site enrichment activities planned by the Program Director, teachers, or a community partner that builds on state standards and enlightens students about the world around them. (i.e. YMCA based exercise program, volunteering in the community, tutoring, character-building activities, dining and social etiquette, financial literacy, life skills, art, dance, prevention programs, social and sport activities, etc.). In addition, this year we are pleased to offer Lego Computer Programming and Google’s CS-First programming initiative that promotes students to learn basic computer coding.

Field Trips – Participants will be able to earn field trip participation for program attendance and academic achievements. (i.e. Amusement Parks, volunteer at local food pantry, local museum visits, amusement parks, tours of local businesses and government organizations, etc.)

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enroll my child? You can fill out this form and return to Mr. Heath, the Program Director, or to the front office, or call (614) 577-0900 ext 112. Once this flyer is returned to school, the enrollment packet can be sent home with your child or a packet can be picked up at the front office. The packet includes Enrollment Information and a Program Handbook. Parent(s) and student(s) must read and return a signed form stating that they have read and will abide by the rules set forth in the Program Handbook. The Program Handbook covers such items as program procedures, medication, behavior, emergency contact information, etc.

Is there a charge for this program? Yes, prices are as follow:

Per Week: $30*
Per Month: $100**
*For the entire month and by the 1st of the month
**If payment is made in advance