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The Capital Kids Program Director - Sheri-Lynn Wynn
1111 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 645-3330

What is the Capital Kids Program? Capital Kids is an after-school enrichment program for children in grades K–5. Our trained staff take a comprehensive approach, leveraging state-of-the-art technology, field trips and high performance standards to bolster your child’s academic achievement. The program is currently offered at four community centers in high-risk neighborhoods, as identified by Columbus City Schools. 

In addition to after-school activities, the program offers a 1-week spring camp and an 8-week summer camp. 

Core Elements Academic Support
includes homework help, integrating with school learning plans and participating in school parent/teacher conferences

Nutrition
includes a free hot meal and/or snack at the program site

Enrichment Opportunities
includes activities such as cooking, gardening, art, fitness, and Girl and Boy Scouts

Prevention
includes anger management, substance abuse and violence prevention, anti-bullying and peer mediation

Recreation and Socialization
includes activities such as ball games, board games and outdoor play

Family Involvement
Includes family activities, referrals to resources and ongoing communication; parents are encouraged to volunteer with the program

Affordability We are proud to offer low-cost programs to fit any budget. Our main after-school program is $75 per academic school year. Our 8-week summer camp is $100 and our 1-week spring camp is $55.

Financial assistance is also available to qualified applicants through our PLAY Scholarship Fund.

Capital Kids Sites Feddersen Community Center
3911 Dresden St.
Columbus, OH 43224
614-645-3636

Beatty Community Center
247 N. Ohio Ave.
Columbus, OH 43203
614-645-3635

Sullivant Gardens Community Center
755 Renick St.
Columbus, OH 43223
614-645-5587

Marion Franklin Community Center
2801 Lockbourne Rd.
Columbus, OH 43207
614-645-5456

After School Citations 2018
Capital Kids Program Director, Sheri-Lynn Wynn, accepts a citation from Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and a resolution from City Councilmember Elizabeth Brown in celebration of LIGHT’S ON, a national advocacy day for more funding for after school programming.