All-Day and Late-Start Care

Durham Academy Extended Day offers all-day care and late-start for your children on days when school is closed or opens late for non-holidays such as parent teacher conferences and faculty work days and professional development.

All-Day Care

On these days, we open our doors at the Lower School Extended Day classroom at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Please remember to sign your children in and out when you arrive and at pick-up.

No advance notice to attend is required; simply show up and sign in.

If your child is attending ADC and has food allergies, please send a reminder email to dan.gilson@da.org to help ensure a safer environment.

Cost for these days are as follows:

  • $40 for a half day (less than 4 hours)
  • $80 for a full day (4 hours or more)

All-Day Care Days for 2018-2019:

  • Oct. 26
  • Nov. 9
  • Feb 4
  • Feb. 22 (half day for Lower School and Middle School — care from 11:45 a.m to 6 p.m.)
  • March 1
  • April 1
  • April 22

Late-Start Care

Late-Start Care for Preschool and Lower School

On these days, we open our doors at the Lower School Extended Day classroom/Lower School Gym at 7:30 a.m. Please remember to walk your child in to sign in with an Extended Day staff member. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., please drop your child off at car line in the front of the Lower School. No advance notice to attend is required; simply show up and sign in. There is no charge for this service.

Late-Start Care for Middle School

On these days, we open our doors in the Middle School Gym at 7:45 a.m. Please remember to walk your child in to sign in with an Extended Day staff member. Beginning at 9:45 a.m., please drop your child off at car line in the front of the Middle School. No advance notice to attend is required; simply show up and sign in. There is no charge for this service.

Late-Start Care Days for 2018-2019:

  • Sept. 26
  • Oct. 17
  • Nov. 7
  • Jan. 30
  • Feb. 27
  • April 10

Extended Day Contact

Dan Gilson
Extended Day Director
919-489-3400 x2336
919-489-3400 x2304 (classroom number) 


An independent, coeducational day school, pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
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