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Enrollment open for B.A.S.E. (Before and After School Enrichment) program, new location in Tartesso

Post Date:07/25/2019 9:11 am

Buckeye’s Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) program offers a safe, convenient and affordable program for Kindergarten to 8th grade students at locations throughout the city. 5 kids in a circle

Benefits of the BASE program include:

  • A fun and safe alternative to having your child home alone
  • Homework assistance and educational activities
  • Healthy snacks
  • Physical fitness and creative play to engage your child’s mind and body

Program hours begin at 6 a.m. and run until 6:30 p.m. each school day for all elementary schools in the Buckeye Elementary School District, including early release days. 

At the Tartesso location, which is part of the Saddle Mountain School District, the program is for Kindergarten to 5th grade students only, with a modified schedule:

  • Mondays - 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday – after school only, until 6:30 p.m.

Applications are available online and must be submitted directly to the Dr. Saide Recreation Center, 1003 E. Eason Ave, 48 hours prior to participating in the program. 

The BASE program is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services and accepts DES for payment. In addition, all employees pass an annual federal background check and training to ensure all locations are safe and fun. 

Learn more about the BASE Program and download an application online, call 623-349-6350 or email at for more information.