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Extracurricular Activities

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More ways for students to engage!

Our students love learning but don’t love leaving TCS. We’ve developed a variety of engaging after-school Enrichment Classes and extracurricular programs for students from Preschool to Eighth grade. These experiential learning classes play an important, and fun, role in encouraging children to become active members of a community and lifelong learners. We offer three sessions of enrichment classes each school year, during the fall, winter and spring. A new class schedule is distributed each session.


  • Classes are offered for Preschool through Eighth grade

  • Classes are developed and grouped by age and/or grade

  • Options may include music, art, technology, sports, science, cooking, dance and more

For more information, please contact us at or call 858-454-0184.

Kids' Club Extended Care

TCS provides extended care for our students before and after school. The program offers a variety of activities, snack, supervised play, and homework assistance. Kids’ Club is also available for those who sign-up in advance for half days and Back-to-School nights. Advance sign-up is necessary on these special days to ensure that we have adequate staff to supervise all students. Regular school days do not require advance registration.

If you need to reach the Kids’ Club Team after 3:30 p.m., please call:
Preschool, Prekindergarten, and Kindergarten: (858)822-8940
1st Grade-8th Grade: (858)822-8941

  • Open to Preschool – Eighth Grade students.

  • Before school from 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

  • After school from 3:15 – 6:00 p.m.

  • $15/hour, billed in increments of 15 mins.

Summertime is for adventure, discovery and fun!

Summer registration is open!

TCS Summer Camps are only open to students enrolled at TCS in the Fall of 2024. Dance Academy camps, however, are open to everyone in our San Diego community!

Summer 2024 Dates:

Session 1: June 17-28 (no camp on June 19th holiday)

Session 2: July 1-12 (no camp on July 4th holiday)

Session 3: July 15-26

A unique offering, only at TCS!

Students can enroll in a variety of dance classes and summer camps held on our La Jolla campus through our partnership with The Dance Academy at The Children’s School. The Dance Academy has been based at TCS since 1984 and is directed by Lorna Diamond.

  • Classes offered include ballet, contemporary, jazz, and tap

  • Professional teachers offer a wealth of experience and technical proficiency

  • Nurturing, confidence-inspiring atmosphere

  • Hone vital motor skills and flexibility

  • Develop strong dance technique

  • Enrollment is open to all children and adults

For questions about The Dance Academy, please contact Lorna Diamond at or call 858-458-1783.

Developing student-athletes at TCS

Student-athletes at TCS are offered the opportunity to learn about sports, stay active, develop character and experience teamwork, accomplishment and meaningful growth. Our sports program goals are to help students develop skill and knowledge in a particular school sport, to compete with intensity and integrity, and to minimize personal glory for the welfare of the team. TCS athletes treat teammates, coaches, referees and opponents with respect.

  • Part of the Independent Middle School League (IMSL)

  • Fall: Flag Football, Girls Volleyball and Cross Country.

  • Winter: Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball.

  • Spring: Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, and Track and Field.

  • No cut policy