Afterschool Care

Afterschool care you can count on

Whether due to work or other family commitments, we understand you can't always be there for your child immediately after school. We aim to provide a home-like environment for your child at our after school care and continue to offer quality, childcare after regular school hours. During our afterschool care, we provide your child with the care, nurturing and attention they need to develop into a wonderful member of our community.

We will be offering two options for Afterschool care in consideration of the changing school calendar. Please visit our Parent Handbook for details and contact the Center with any questions.

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"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
Proverbs 22:6

FAQs

Our tuition fees are as follows...

6 weeks - 2 years: $145 weekly
2 years - 4 years: $140 weekly

Preschool Only: $65 weekly

After School Care (All day Monday, Tues - Fri afternoons): $90 weekly

After School Care (Tues - Fri afternoons): $60 weekly

Medicine sheets must be provided, along with clearly labeled medicine if you wish us to administer medication to your child.

If your child is ill or contagious, they must not be brought to the center (signs that indicate illness include having a sore throat, temperature, and vomiting)

Please see our Parent Handbook for further information.

Should severe weather occur, we will follow the Blount County School system policy to close the center early or open late due to severe weather.

If severe weather happens while your child is in our care, you must be prepared to pick them up immediately.

Please see our Parent Handbook for further information.

Your child must be dropped off or picked up by yourself or another adult on your child's enrolment list; ID may be required. Your child must not be dropped off before 6:30 AM or picked up after 6:15 PM. Should your child be late, for example, due to a morning medical appointment, we ask that you do not drop your child off during nap time.

Our childcare and preschool services will be closed on major US holidays including Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day, and New Year's Eve/Day.

Any discipline we use will be proportionate, consistent and fair. Our primary form of discipline will be a time-out that may escalate to a child being removed from the learning environment. Should behavioral problems continue we may schedule a meeting with the child's parent and work toward helping the child productively together.

To teach children about their community, there are times we plan field trips with the children. All field trips are carefully planned and fully supervised, all children must be accompanied by an adult.