Lucas On Campus is a community-based Iowa City non-profit organization, founded in 1987. LOC provides before and after school care for children in Kindergarten to 6th grade and is overseen by a parent advisory board. Day-to-day planning and operation are overseen by the Director.  The program offers a variety of activities from multiple educational partners to help stimulate self-expression, exploration and further development in a safe and friendly environment.

Hours of Operation

Before School
​After School

7:00 AM – School Start
School End – 5:30 PM

Note: as of February 18, 2019, School Start is 7:55 AM, while School End is 3:05 PM M, Tu, W, F and 2:05 PM Thursday

In the event of a school cancellation due to inclement weather, and/or other emergency, LOC will NOT be in session.

Tuition Rates

LOC provides simple, monthly tuition rates:

Before School (AM Only)
After School (PM Only)
Before & After (AM & PM)

$105 / month
$175 / month
$225 / month

For the summer program, each week is Monday through Friday, all day:

Summer Weekly Rate 

$200 / week

LOC requires a one-time non-refundable $25 registration fee for new students