Before School.

Available from 6:30 to 8:00 am each school day.

After School.

From dismissal until 6:00 pm.


Available as needed on school days. If you have registered with Palencia Extended Day and paid the one-time $75 registration fee, the daily charge is $20 for Afternoons and $10 for Mornings. For Drop-Ins that have not registered, the daily fee is $30 for Afternoons and $20 for Mornings. A Drop-In Credit of $100 minimum is required.  Florida law requires prepayment of Drop-In services and written permission from the parent or guardian. Completion of our enrollment paperwork is required for registered and non-registered students.

Student Holidays

Drop-in services for registered PES Extended Day students will be available at Village Academy North on most days that Palencia Elementary School is closed. The fee is $35.

We also offer a fantastic Summer Camp experience through the Village Academy schools! Drop off for the Palencia area is at Village Academy North only 3 miles South of Palencia. <<Click for Village Summer Camp Flyer>>

Third Party Enrichment Programs:

Our Tentative Enrichment Schedule for the 2018-19 School Year is listed below. Most extended day programs in St Johns County schools offer extracurricular enrichment activities that are available for a separate charge. Most of these are for a specific duration, such as 5 or 6 weeks, and meet once each week. All classes start at 3 pm except on Wednesdays (early release days), when the start time is 2 pm.  We negotiate with a wide variety of vendors. Each has their own requirements about minimum and maximum numbers of participants, tuition and fees, and program duration. Although additional programs may be added and schedules are still subject to change, the following programs are planned for the 2018-19 School Year (subject to participation minimums):

Enrichment Class Descriptions:

The Club Scientific program is a Science & Technology enrichment offering fun topics to stimulate students’ imaginations.

Soccer Shots provides a high-energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to soccer for kids.  Soccer Shots is not your typical league, but rather a fun introduction to the basics of soccer with a focus on character development and confidence-building, that your children will use as they transition to league play. Contact Soccer Shots directly for more information –

LEGO Robotics with Club Scientific is an enrichment program available for 1st – 5th graders where students can build and program robots to perform a variety of different functions.  For example, robots can be fitted with sensors, which control motors and react to light, sound, touch, etc. Due to the expense of the LEGO® robotic kits, and the necessity to program with computers, students will not be taking their robots home at the conclusion of the program. Please contact Sarah Simpson – for more information.

Drama Kids program is specially designed to build self confidence, as well as strong speaking and acting skills through the fun and creativity of drama.  Drama Kids believes that enthusiastic students who speak out clearly and relate confidently with their peers develop skills that make the journey through life much easier.  Drama classes are fast passed, great fun, and have new activities each week including:  improvisations, mini scripts, speaking skills, character analysis, theater games, creative movement, mid year and spring performance. No nerve wrecking auditions.  DRAMA KIDS IS FOR EVERYONE.  NO big stars no small stars every child is a star in DKI.  Session Information: Drama Kids is a full school year program with a parent day in December and an original play in May.  There is no obligation to remain enrolled for the full school year.  Enroll online today at or contact us at, (904)257-5752.

Spanish LEE (Language Exploration Enrichment): Available through Palencia Elementary School – This is a fun, Intensive language instruction Program!  <<Spanish LEE Presentation>> L.E.E. uses a Formal lesson plan with test per session and Fiestas!  Instructors are experienced; native Spanish-speaking and they are trained in Foreign Language Acquisition Methods. L.E.E will encourage the students to develop a love for the language.  Classes meet once a week on Monday after school from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.  <<Flyer & Registration>> For more information please leave a message with Donna Guzzo or Maria Janet Robles # 904-657-1918.


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