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QUEST Before & After School

Join us on our QUEST for learning through exploration, wonder, investigation, and play!

We offer before / after school care and summer QUEST programs. QUEST is a self-sustaining, non-profit organization under the umbrella of Catawba County Schools which is also a non-profit organization.

It's time to sign up for Summer QUEST 2022.

Summer QUEST 2022 will operate June 1- August 25, Monday - Friday.  We will be CLOSED the week of July 4-8, however, all other weeks June 1 - August 25 will be filled with fun activities and field trips. QUEST sites will travel this summer and participate in various field trip excursions. The cost for Summer QUEST 2022 is $120.00 per week. We hope you will sign up to attend Summer QUEST 2022 and join in the fun! 

Summer QUEST 2022 will operate at the following sites for Summer QUEST 2022: 

Blackburn Catawba Maiden
Oxford Snow Creek St. Stephens


If your child is attending Summer School with Catawba County Schools and needs QUEST services before / after school and on Friday - those services are available also. The cost for before / after and Friday care will be pro-rated to reflect only the time attended.  NOTE: If your child needs QUEST services and they are attending Summer School - they will need to attend Summer School at the site were they will attend.

Summer Quest Parent Handbook      Summer Quest Enrollment Forms


2021-2022 QUEST

During the 21-22 school year, QUEST will operate 16 before and after school sites.  Nine (9) of those sites will be available for full day care on specified teacher workdays and/or days when school is closed for students. To register for QUEST, print the Enrollment Forms found below and return the completed forms to your elementary school or to the Catawba County Schools Administrative Offices.  Please READ the Parent Handbook - there are several changes to our program and policies that you need to be aware of. 

ALL students enrolling in the QUEST program will be required to complete the Free & Reduced Lunch application / Form with Catawba County Schools. Qualification status does not matter - completion of the application is required to support our snack program. 

QUEST will operate at the following sites:

Before and After School Teacher Workday / Full Day 
Balls Creek Balls Creek
Banoak Blackburn
Blackburn Clyde Campbell
Catawba Maiden
CH Tuttle Mt. View
Claremont Oxford
Clyde Campbell Snow Creek
Lyle Creek St. Stephens
Maiden Startown
Mt. View  
Webb A Murray  
Sherrills Ford  
Snow Creek  
St. Stephens  


Rate increase - parent Letter

21-22              Parent Handbook

  21-22                    Enrollment Forms
arrow   Free & Reduced Application Link

ALL students enrolling in QUEST must complete a Free & Reduced Application and ALL Enrollment Forms



👉 District Contact

Kelly Nicholson

Director, Quest

p. 828.464.8333


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Contact Your School Directly

To register or if you have questions about your school's program, please call your QUEST site directly. 

Balls Creek 828-639-1066
Banoak 828-639-0774
Blackburn 828-693-9511
Catawba 828-639-1439
Claremont 828-639-0013
Campbell 828-962-0779
Lyle Creek 828-514-8142
Maiden 828-962-0539
Mt. View 828-639-1837
Murray 828-578-1299
Oxford 828-446-9616
Sherrills Ford 828-962-0323
Snow Creek 828-962-0094
St. Stephens 828-578-3830
Startown 828-578-1676
Tuttle 828-578-0475