Greetings Sunshine Family,

This coming week will be Week 7 of our Summer Program, the theme will be SPORTS! Students will interact, play, and compete in various exciting summer sports! Below you will find some reminders and information to help your week go by smoothly! 

Be sure to bookmark our Summer 2022 Gallery for photos throughout the summer program!


We request that students take an at-home covid test, before their first day of Sunshine School's Summer Program and to report any positive cases to our program director at (408) 839-8366. 

Thank you for your cooperation and staying updated with the Sunshine School newsletter!

                                                After School Program 2022 - 2023

2022 - 2023 After School Attendance Survey
If you haven't already, please take the time to fill out this survey so that we can get a head start on classroom and transportation arrangements for the 2022 - 2023 school year. The survey is available here: 2022-2023 After School Program Survey

  • Families who need transportation services for the school year must fill out the survey as spots for transportation are limited. 
  • Families who have already filled out and turned in the hard copy version of the form do not need to re-submit.

Deposit Reminder for New After School Families
For families who are attending the After School Program for the first time and/or do not currently have an After School Deposit in their account, this is a friendly reminder to make your deposit using your online account, or in person at our office (1363 Turlock Lane). Please note that a deposit is required for all After School students. Please contact our office for more information.  

                                                         School Event: Summer Olympics


  • Our school event this upcoming week will be an on-campus Summer Olympics Field Day! Our Field Day will take place on Friday, July 29th between 9:30am to 12:00pm on the Ruskin Elementary School Field.

  • Students will be assigned teams on Monday. Please have your child wear their TEAM COLOR on Friday. Parents can view the fun activities we have planned here - Sunshine Field Day 2022

  • For this school event, please remember to have students pack a lunch, wear their Team Color, and arrive at school by 9:00am. Also remember to have your children eat breakfast at home on field trip and school event days.

  • Field Trip & Event Policy - If a student misbehaves during their field trip or school event, he or she is not allowed to attend the next week's field trip or school event as a consequence.

                                                            Summer Program FAQ


Which class should my child go to? 
Sunshine Summer Camp assigns the kids into different age groups according to the grade that he or she is entering in Fall 2022. The roster for each class can be found here: Summer Week 7 Roster!

Drop-off & Pick-up Procedures

  •  Parents may drop their children off directly in the appropriate classroom.
    • Kindergarten classrooms will be at the Turlock Location (1363 Turlock Lane).
    • Classrooms for 1st Graders & up will be located next door at the Ruskin Campus (1401 Turlock Lane). Please park at the small parking lot directly in front of the classrooms and ring the bell at the gate for drop-offs and pick-ups. During Morning Drop-offs, a Sunshine Staff member will greet you and your child at the gate. These gates will be closed at 9:15AM, so families dropping off their child after that time may ring the bell to alert a staff member of your child's arrival. 
      • 1st Graders & Up Part Time AM/PM Students: 
        • We request that families wait at the parking lot gate for the 1:00PM drop-off/pick-up times. 
        • If families wish to pick up their Part-time AM students earlier than 1:00PM, please call 408-839-3364, and a staff member will help bring your child to the gate. 

Does my child have to sign in and sign out when he/she comes to Sunshine?
In order to avoid any unnecessary contact between families and staff, our teachers will be signing students in and out everyday. Please sign the Sign-in/Sign-out Authorization Form and bring it to Sunshine on your child's first day, or email the completed form to Sunshine families who have already submitted a form, do not need to resubmit another form. 

What are the hours and tuition for Summer Camp?


What should my child bring to Summer Camp?

  • FACEMASK (and a spare if needed) everyday. All students are required to wear a facemask that covers their mouth and nose while at Sunshine. Exceptions are only for students with a medical condition, mental health condition, or disability that prevents wearing a face covering.
  • Bring SUNBLOCK (labeled with your child's name) everyday. 
  • 2 CUPS AND 2 BOWLS (labeled with your child's name) for breakfast, lunch, and snack time everyday. Sunshine wants to go green! Help us in our efforts to become less wasteful!
  • Bring a BAGGED LUNCH (on field trip and school event days).
  • In addition to these items, Kindergarten students will need to bring ONE CHANGE OF CLOTHES to keep at Sunshine in their cubby.

What if my child misses one or two extracurricular classes due to sickness or vacation?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds, transfer of tuition or make up classes for missed classes due to any type of absence. Regular attendance is encouraged for all students enrolled in extracurricular classes.

How do I stay updated with news in the Sunshine Summer Program?
Sunshine School will broadcast frequent newsletters to keep parents updated. Please let your classroom teacher know if you are not able to receive our newsletter. We will also provide announcements and reminders on various white boards that will be posted in front of Sunshine classrooms. Don't forget to take a look at the white board for daily news when you pick up your child!

Is there an additional fee for the field trips?
There are absolutely no additional fees required for students who are enrolled in the full-time program. If your child is a part time student and is interested in participating in any of our field trips/school events, please contact our offices to check for availability. For every field trip and school event day, all students will need to bring a bagged lunch and wear their Sunshine T-shirt.

Who should I ask if I have questions, comments, or suggestions?
Please call the Sunshine School Office at (408) 839-8366. You can also email us at 

To view more in-depth details about our Summer Program including weekly themes, schedules, COVID-19 safety protocols, and more, please check out our information packet here!

                                                           Important Reminders
  • AUGUST TUITION for our Sunshine Summer Program is due on July 25th. Families who have not paid their August tuition yet are able to do so online through their Sunshine Account, or drop off a check at our office (1363 Turlock Lane). 
  • Please alert our staff of any ALLERGIES (food or medicine) when you drop off your child on their first day of the Sunshine Summer Program.
  • For parents who registered before the Early Bird Special deadlines and have not received their bonus item(s), your child will receive the items at the end of their first day in the Sunshine Summer Program. 
  • If you haven't already, please make sure all your Summer Program forms have been submitted before your child's first day of the Summer Program.
                                                                     Staff Birthdays
Happy birthday to all our July babies. Wish your teachers a wonderful birthday when you see them this month!
  • July 12             >    Ms. Kristina (Ruskin Location)    
  • July 21             >    Mr. Andy (Ruskin Location)  


Sunshine School
Preschool: (408) 272-0368
After School: (408) 839-8366

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