Welcome to the

Caroline After School Program (CASP) !


CASP is hiring Program Aides for the 2022-2023 school year.

A complete job description is linked here.

Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year has begun.

For more information and steps to follow please click here.

CASP would like to thank the following organizations for their support:

-Triad Foundation



-Community Foundation of Tompkins County Inc.


-Rainbow Loom

About CASP

CASP is a private, non-profit, parent-governed organization primarily serving children attending Caroline Elementary School. Children are admitted to CASP on a first-come, first-serve basis. No student will be excluded solely on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, income, or special needs.

The objectives of CASP are to

  • Provide a safe environment

  • Provide enjoyable and recreational activities

  • Provide engaging and enriching activities

  • Encourage children to assume individual responsibility

  • Foster both group and individual cooperation

  • Facilitate development of social interactions

  • Foster student health and wellness through a combination of physical activity and adequate nourishing food

  • Provide a quiet place for all children to do their homework

  • Help children develop a sense of identity and self-worth

  • Promote caring and friendship

  • Assist children in finding appropriate outlets for anger and frustration; to re-direct harmful and/or destructive tendencies

  • Encourage autonomy

  • Provide contact with the larger community

  • Reduce gender-stereotyping tendencies

Our Mission

The mission of CASP is to provide high-quality full time after school care and supplemental full day care to area children in kindergarten through fifth grade. CASP will provide a safe, supportive and nurturing environment for enjoyable recreational activities that will foster:

  • Social skills (sharing, consideration, respect, sportsmanship and cooperation)

  • Sense of identity and self-worth

  • Individual responsibility

  • Emotional growth

  • Creative and artistic expression