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Welcome BARON recKids!

We are happy to welcome Manheim Central Families to recKids!

We are proud to be helping our community neighbors in Manheim Central School District start their school year with before and after-school care.


recKIDS Before & After School Programs

We are proud to be a child care partner for Warwick School District families AND Manheim Central School District families!  recKids programs provide before/after school care, summer care, and school cancellation/school holiday care.  Our experienced and dedicated staff invite families to join recKids Child Care!

recKids Before & After School at Manheim Central – new in 2020-21 School Year






Specific information for all recKids sites will be posted here, as information is available.

COVID-19 Precautions for Children/Staff – Baron recKids  – LINK


Take note:

  • Children and staff are required to wear facecoverings, unless activity (ie snack time) prevents use of a mask or shield
  • Parents/Guardians will not be entering the school buildings (pick-up at door only)
  • Daily child COVID-19 health assessment screening to be done by parents/guardians
  • Changes to guidelines for before and after school care will be posted here and communicated to parents



Who?  Students attending Manheim Central Schools in grades K-4, and middle school grades 5 & 6.  recKids is a state licensed program and qualifying ELRC (formerly CCIS) families are welcome!



  • Before School Care Grades K-6 at Baron Elementary for all students *busing provided by MCSD to home schools*
  • After School Care Grades K-4 at Baron Elementary
  • After School Care Grades K-4 at Doe Run Elementary
  • After School Care Grades 5 & 6 (Manheim Central Middle School) at Doe Run Elementary   *busing provided by MCSD to Doe Run Elem



    • Before School Care starting at 6:40 am (school breakfast is available)
    • After School Care programs at each location are open until 6:00 pm
    • Flexible Part-time and Full-time options for care
    • Special/Snowy Day Care available for school holidays or weather closings is TBD for MCSD children
    • Summer child care for kids entering Kindergarten – grade 6 will be available in summer 2021



    • Homework time, healthy snack options, game/arts/crafts time, music, and gross motor “play” time
    • Access to gymnasiums and playgrounds
    • Summer recKids includes swimming and field trip options!


How?   Pre-Registration is required for recKids programs (before & after school care, summer care, and special day/snowy day camps) and begins in March each year.   Registration is on-going as spaces in programs remain available.  Programs are capped according to PA DHS child/staff ratios.

For recKids scheduling, registration materials, and registration and enrollment fee information, please contact, 717.626.5096 ext 234


recKids Parent Handbook ( recKids at Manheim Central) – COMING SOON!

School Year 2020-21 Tuition

recKids 2020-2021 Registration Forms –  recKids at Manheim Central



Join our team of child care professionals!  Year-round or school-year/summer-only employment options, flexible hours, multiple sites.  Our employees receive a free Membership at Lititz recCenter, plus other perks.  Apply online! 




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