Family Resources

  • READ AfterSchool is currently accepting registrations for Summer Camp 2023 and for our AfterSchool program for the 2023-2024 school year.  

    Camp is in session from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except where otherwise noted below), and is held on the Ballast Point campus of South Tampa Fellowship Church at 5101 Ballast Point Boulevard.  READ AfterSchool Summer Camp is open to rising K-6 students, and is open to all students in the area, regardless of the school where they are enrolled.

    Rates for Summer Camp are:

    • $200/week:  Weeks 2 thru 4 (6/5 – 6/23) and Weeks 7 thru 10 (7/10 – 8/4). Camp is in session Mon thru Fri these weeks.
    • $160 for holiday weeks:  Week 1 (week of Tue 5/30). Camp is in session Tue thru Fri.
    • Camp is Closed during Weeks 5 and 6 (6/26 – 7/7).  

    Please see below for links to registration for new and returning READ families, respectiviely.

    READ AfterSchool is currently accepting registrations for the 2023-2024 academic year at Ballast Point Elementary School.   

    If you are new to READ AfterSchool, please note that May through June 30 is the Priority Registration Period for returning families for our AfterSchool program.  You will be able to register now and secure your spot on our waitlist. New families will be notified of space availability starting July 10.  Enrollment will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register early as spaces have filled up quickly in prior years.  

    To register, please review our Program Handbook, and follow this link to our online registration site.  If you have any trouble registering online, check out our Guide to Online Registration, or contact us directly by email at or by phone at 813-335-2077.    Please see additional helpful links below.

    • Online Registration for New Families (Summer Camp and/or AfterSchool):  Click here.
    • Guide to Online Registration:  Click here.
    • READ AfterSchool Program Handbook:  Click here.
    • Parent Portal:  Click here.
    • Parent Portal User Guide:  Click here.
    • Make a Payment:  Please log into the Parent Portal here.
    • Rate Sheet:  Please submit our online form here, or email us at
    • Register for Summer Camp as a Returning READ Family:  Click here.
    • READ AfterSchool Program Handbook:  Click here.
    • Parent Portal:  Click here.
    • Parent Portal User Guide:  Click here.
    • Make a Payment:  Log into the Parent Portal here, set up AutoPay (below), or make a 1-time payment by clicking the Make Payment tile.  You may also pay through the Parent App (below). 
    • AutoPaySign up for AutoPay before the 2nd of the month to pay automatically.  If on or after the 2nd of the month, select “Make Payment” from the Parent Portal.
    • Parent App:  Download Insite Connect to your phone from the Apple store or Google Play store.  Use the Parent App to sign out your student with a QR code (no more PIN needed!), to make payment, or to view pictures from the program.  Click here to learn how.
    • READ Phone at Ballast Point:  813-334-0872
    • Daily Schedule: Here is our typical daily schedule.  This is modified as needed due to weather, space availability, and special events, so be sure to sign of for Remind to receive updates.
    • Add Persons Authorized to Pickup:  Log into the Parent Portal, click the Personal tile, select Add New Contact, press Save.  Provide the automatically-generated PIN to your contact.
    • Year End Tax Statements are available on the Parent Portal.  Click here for more info.