Our Kids' Country
Child Care Program provides safe, educationally enriching, quality care
for youngsters during the hours when there may be no adult supervision
in the home. Childcare is available for children from ages four to
twelve. Four year olds must be enrolled in a Head Start program.
Children will have the opportunity to engage in activities that will
benefit them emotionally, physically, and educationally. The program
includes crafts, sports and games, snacks, art, and music, and many
other creative and cultural activities. A special time each day will be
allotted for homework and tutorial assistance if it is needed. The
program is conducted and planned by a staff trained to meet the needs of
children and to provide positive adult models. There is flexibility
enough to accommodate children from different age groups while
fulfilling the special needs of individuals. This comprehensive child
chare program for Kids' Country children is designed to supplement and
support the child's experiences at home and at school. It is not
babysitting, but a quality program designed with the working family in
Fees are based on the
student's lunch status (paid, reduced, free)
On abbreviated days, when
students are dismissed before 1:00 PM parents will be charged the full
Full day hours are 6:00 AM
- 6:00 PM.
Rates will be adjusted on
snow schedule days.
There will be no care
available on Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving,
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the week following Christmas, New Year's
Eve, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, and the week of the
Fourth of July. If a holiday falls on a weekend, the Monday following
that holiday will be used instead.
Children may enroll at any
time throughout the year as long as space is available. You may enroll
your child for a week or for certain days within a week. In addition,
Kids' Country accepts children for temporary enrollment to assist with
parental emergencies such as unexpected illnesses, hospitalization, etc.