What is ACES?

Looking to give your child a fun, safe place to learn and grow during the school district's no-school days? Come join us for KidSpirit ACES! Whether your child is a budding artist, athlete, chef, or scientist, get ready to learn through play with our broad range of fun activities. KidSpirit gives your child the chance to form lasting friendships with other kids, all while learning and having FUN from the passionate, learning-oriented, KidSpirit staff. 



Dates for 2018–2019

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019 (snow day school closures)
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019



Type Time Cost  Includes  Type Time Cost
Full Day 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM $63

Three morning activities, three afternoon activities, a lunch break, and two snack breaks*


Pre-Care 7:30 – 8:30 AM $8/ Day
Half Day Mornings 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM $50

Three morning activities and one snack break*


Lunch Care 12:00 – 1:00 PM $8/ Day
Half Day Afternoons 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM $50

Three afternoon activities and one snack break*


After Care 4:30 – 5:30 PM $8/ Day















*Please note: Campers must bring their own food. KidSpirit Reserves the right to cancel or combine classes that have not met the minimum participant requirement.


Class & Pick-up Location

Drop-off & pick-up takes place in the backyard of Langton Hall. If you can't find us, don't stress! Please come to the KidSpirit Office in Langton 125. If you need to pick up a camper early, speak to the KidSpirit office staff ahead of time, and we'll be happy to have your child in the office waiting to check out!

NOTE: When picking up a camper, you must be an authorized pick-up on the camper's registration and have a valid photo ID. If you have any questions about who is or isn't authorized to pick-up your child, please give the office a call.


Wondering where to park? Visit our parking page! 


What to Bring

If your child is enrolled in full-day ACES or for Lunch Care, please bring a sack lunch. We also ask you bring the following items:

  • Water bottle
  • Backpack
  • Snacks
  • Athletic shoes
  • Sunscreen (if necessary)

All children get the chance to participate in gymnastics at our ACES days. This means, please dress accordingly (i.e no buttons, zippers, or metal on any clothing to protect the equipment) Additionally, long hair should be pulled back, jewelry should be removed, and feet should be bare on the gymnastics equipment.

We do not allow electronic devices (phones, MP3 players, video games, etc.) at camp.


Visiting Classes

Guardians are welcome to visit their child on ACES days! If you would like to do so, please:

  • Go to the KidSpirit Office and show valid ID to sign-in
  • Receive a KidSpirit visitor pass
  • KidSpirit Office Staff will walk you to your child's activity
  • When done visiting, return to the KidSpirit Office
  • Return visitor pass and sign-out!



We award scholarships based on need and the availability of funds. We award up to 50% of an ACES day, but nothing is guaranteed. 

Scholarship Forms are due three weeks before the ACES day.

Application Requirements

  1. Complete and fully submit a registration for an ACES day through out our online registration site: Ideal-Logic .
  2. Download, print, and complete a scholarship form [Avaliable Here]. There are printed versions of this form in the KidSpirit office, if you do not have access to a printer. 
  3. Submit a one-page statement describing your child's circumstances for requesting a KidSpirit Scholarship.
  4. Submit a letter of recommendation from a non-family member (if possible) addressing the parent/guardian's level of need and how/why the KidSpirit Scholarship will benefit the child.
  5. Include a copy of a current pay stub and document all additional sources of monthly income (if you are a student, please provide proof of that).

(Children enrolled in the Head Start Progam, families who qualify for free/reduced lunch, and foster children have different application requirements. See scholarship application forms for more details.)

Submit Completed Applications to

KidSpirit Scholarships
125 Langton Hall, OSU
Corvallis, OR 97331
Fax (541) 737-2788