Ricks Center Kids Club is an essential component of Ricks Center for Gifted Children. Kids Club provides families with a safe and nurturing environment before and after school that meets the unique needs of gifted children. Ricks Center offers extended care hours to families in order to accommodate family schedules. Before school care begins at 7:30 a.m. After school care for preschool and morning prekindergarten classes begins at 11:30 a.m. After school care for all other classes begins at dismissal time and continues until 5:30 p.m. After school care is available for Prekindergarten Plus beginning at 4:00 p.m. Kids Club offers many options for students, including Study Club and Enhancements. University of Denver students and Ricks Center faculty/staff interact with the students in small group settings reading books, playing games, studying passions, and sharing stories.