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After School Transportation (A.S.T.)

After School Transportation Program:

    About AST

After School Transportation (AST) is a Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen Area program that provides rides to registered Club members from local schools to the Club for our After School Program.  Child must be current Club members & registered for our AST program.  All registrations are processed first-come, first-serve and are based on space available on our existing routes & vehicles.

After School Transportation

2019-2020 School Year

Registration Day!


AST Registration begins, Wednesday June 19th at 7:30AM. 

*Each child will need their own registration form

*Registration form must be filled out in its entirety

*Child's membership must also be current to enroll in AST

*If child is going into kindergarten, child can enroll in AST program but cannot start attending until their first day of kindergarten orientation.

Payment sign-up options:

Monthly Fees: $70.00 per child due @ registration (covers months August & September) $50 per month for remaining months (Dec & May $40)

Semester Payments: $210.00 per child due @ registration (covers Aug-Dec) and second payment of $240.00 due by 1-2-2020 (covers Jan-May)

Year in Full: $450.00 per child due @ registration (covers full school year August-May)

Calling the Club    

Please call the Club prior to 2:40pm if your child will not be riding the van that day. 

Phone numbers: 605.225.8714 or 605.225.0961 or 605.225.8930

PRESS 2 to leave a message for After School Transportation (AST)

Please leave a detailed message including the child's name, school, and the day(s) they won't be riding.

Any questions regarding AST, please call our Administrative Assistant AT 605.225.8714 Ext. 101 Thank you!



Waitlist Information

You may place your child on a waiting list for their school by calling the Boys & Girls Club and speaking with the administrative assistant. Payment does NOT need to be made until a spot opens up. Spots are NOT guaranteed for members on the waitlist because we can't determine when or if a spot will open up. Please call the Club with any questions: 605.225.8714 or 605.225.8930 or 605.225.0961

Cancellation of AST Service:

In order to cancel After School Transportation, please send a written notice to the Club signed & dated by the parent/guardian.  Failure to inform BGCAA will result in continued billing for the registered service for your child.

AST Payments:

Please have payments in on time to the control center or administrative assistant's office.  If no payment is made, parent/guardian will be notified of late payment via phone and/or mail.  Your child will be unable to ride if payment has not been made.  Monthly payments are always due on the 1st of the month.  If no payment is made by the 5th, child will be suspended from the AST program until payment has been made. 

Rules

*Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen Area's Conduct Policy (please refer to conduct policy in membership for details)

*No food/drink/gum allowed on Club vehicles (members may eat their food/drink in the dining room when they arrive at the Club from their school.  No gym is allowed at the Club or on Club vehicles.

*If your child violates our Club's policy while on the Club vehicle or waiting for the Club vehicle at their school, child will receive a written reminder (incident/behavior report).  This may result in a suspension depending on severity of behavior or if the behavior is repeated.

Change of Information

Please fill out a Change of Information form at the front desk if contact phone number, address, name, etc. has changed at any time throughout the year.

Schedule

If your child has a certain schedule and won't be riding on certain days of the week, please fill out an AST schedule form with the Admin. Assistant so we can eliminate the phone call to the parent and are aware of the child's schedule.

Winter Weather

If Aberdeen Public Schools are cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, our After School Transportation will NOT pick-up at any schools.  Our Club will be open during our regular After School Program time (3:00PM to 7:00PM) depending on severity of weather conditions.  We will make any announcements on local radio stations & our Facebook page.