REC Connect and Teens On Point (T.O.P)

James City County Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that REC Connect will be operating three consolidated REC Connect sites in Path 3, offering full day and before and after care options starting Nov. 16 until further notice/changes in WJCC School’s operational plans.

REC Connect programs will operate Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. for grades K-5 starting Oct. 26, 2020 at James River, Matoaka and Norge Elementary Schools.

Transportation will only be provided from/to the following site locations:
1) James River to Matthew Whaley and Laurel Lane
2) Matoaka to Clara Byrd Baker and D.J. Montague
3) Norge to J.B. Blayton and Stonehouse

Space is limited and registrations are taken on a first come, first served basis.

What is REC Connect and T.O.P?

REC Connect and T.O.P are year-round youth and teen programs that offers safe and enjoyable summer camps, before and after-school and school break experiences. Programs feature educational opportunities, community partnerships, exciting field trips and a variety of fun recreational activities. In addition, all summer camps and before and after-school programs are state-licensed.

Check out REC Connect COVID-19 Procedures under Related Documents

Registration Process & Requirements

Still accepting applications for 2020-21 Before & After School programs!

Summer Camps 2021 and Before & After School Programs 2021-22
Registrations for Summer Camp 2021 and Before & After School programs 2021-22 begin March 1, 2021. All applicants must submit a completed registration form each year along with an annual non-refundable registration fee for each child registering. Registrations are taken on a first come, first-served basis according to space availability. Please allow up to 7 business days from received date for processing. Once your registration has been processed, you will be notified of enrollment status. 

Activity Fees

Full Day Consolidated Program Fees (Paths 2 & 3)

(Oct. 26, 2020 - upon return to school)
  • REC Connect - Elementary School
    • Part-time (3 days or less) : $90/week
    • Full-time (4 or 5 days): $110/week
    • Before & After School only (2 days): $40/week

Full Day Consolidated Program Fees (Path 1)

(Sep. 8, 2020 through Oct. 23, 2020)

  • REC Connect - Elementary School
    • Part-time (3 days or less) : $90/week
    • Full-time (4 or 5 days): $110/week

Before & After School Program Fees

(Return to school - end of the school year) 
  • REC Connect - Elementary School*
    • Before school: $40/week
    • After school: $50/week
    • Before and after school: $65/week
    • Coupon punch card (10-visit punch card; 1 before or after school visit per punch): $125

Summer Camp Program Fees 

  • REC Connect and T.O.P*
    • Part-time (3 days or less): $90/week, includes field trip fees
    • Full-time (4 or 5 days): $110/week, includes field trip fees.
*Fees are subject to change. 


An online payment system is available for your convenience.

Discount Program

Discounts are available to any qualified resident based on total income. Read more about our discount program (PDF).

Refund/Credit Policy

A credit, not a refund, will be issued if there is a change of payment status or no services were rendered due to injury, illness, family emergency, inclement weather. A 10% processing fee will be charged. A credit form must be filled out within 7 days of missed program. Read more about our refund/credit policies.

More Information

Information on the 2020-2021 Before and After School Program is available in the 2020-2021 REC Connect Handbook.
  1. Before & After School
  2. Summer Camp


  • REC Connect - Elementary school: Grades K-5 


  • Elementary schools: James River, Matoaka and Norge (Full Day Consolidated Programs)


  • Sept. 8, 2020 (school start) – upon return to school (Closed Feb. 15 & May 31)
  • Sept. 7, 2021 - June 17, 2022

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.