Dream Catcher Afterschool Program

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Basic Information

Address: C.R. Neal Dream Center 2430 Atlas Road Columbia, SC 29209
Phone Number: 803-647-0178
Fax Number: 803-647-9182

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Dream Catcher Afterschool Program
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Additional Information

Focus: Academic Enrichment

Richland County DSS

Director: Sarah P. Franklin
Schools Served: Elementary: Meadowfield, Horrell Hill, Caughman Rd., Annie Burnside, Mill Creek, Hopkins ; Middle: Southeast, Hopkins, Crayton, Hand, Horrell Hill
School District: Richland One
County: Richland
Schedule: M-F; 2:30-6:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-13
Capacity: 90
Membership/Pricing: $25 Registration Fee; $50 weekly Fee; Sibling Discounts Available; Tuition Assistance when Available

Group by class: K-1; 2nd-3rd; 4th-5th; 6th-8th. Class Sizes: 18-22 students/class. Safe, structured & organized environment. Educated, professional & nuturing staff.


Dream Catcher Afterschool Program has provided afterschool services to the community for over five years. It's is known for providing tuition assistance to those families in need.

Program Highlights:

Our program offers our students Inquiry Based, Hands-On Enrichment Activities, such as Math Mania & Super Science Lab. A new Arts activity is introduced each 9 week period, such as Arts & Crafts, Photography, Dance, & Golf; Financial Literacy, Health, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Education is provided to our students as well.

Support Services:

Parent Meetings; Family Literacy Programs, Agency Referral Services; TRN


Independent Reading; Social Development (Games, Journaling, Pair Reading); Enrichment (Math, Arts, Science & Technology); Physical Fitness & Recreation.

Field Trip Destinations: SC State Museum of History & Art; Congaree National Park; Riverbank Zoo & Botanical Garden
Slogan: "Where Do Your Dreams Lie?"