Before/After School Care

KIDS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

STATE LICENSED BY:

LITTLE BEAR LEARNING CENTER, LLC.

A LICENSED DAYCARE FACILITY

PLEASE CALL 262-895-9003


 Daily Schedule 

Our program will provide a change of pace from the school day. A quiet area will be provided to encourage homework, reading or rest time.


The children will be able to participate in activities that they help plan. The program will capitalize on the interests of the children and offer opportunities for informal and social learning. They will have outdoor time (weather permitting); participate in large motor games and a variety of other activities.


Below is a sample of our program’s daily schedule:

AM

6:30 Program opens
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast Club and Free choice activities, homework, board games, Social time, creative art

8:00 – 8:10 Clean up
8:10 – 8:30 Outdoor/Gym Time

8:30 Start School Day

PM

3:40 Arrival / Attendance
3:45 – 4:00 Snack Attack
4:00 – 4:10 Clean up

4:10 – 4:40 Outdoor Time or Large Motor
4:45 – 5:15 Homework - Mondays & Wednesdays (per parents request)
Skill/Craft – Tuesdays and Thursdays - Free Time - Fridays
5:15 – 5:45 Free choice activities
5:45 – 6:00 Clean up and Departure

Parents are always welcome. We have an open door policy. 


Fees and Payments

Child Care fees will be prepaid on Friday for the upcoming week. You will be charged for the number of days your child is contracted to attend. Varied days are allowed with a prior schedule per our requirements. We DO NOT allow “switching” or “instead of”. 

For all billing questions please call our main office at 262-895-9003

We do not accept drop in care due to student/staff ratio.

Registration fee is collected at time of registration and is non-refundable.

Returned Check fee will be charged for insufficient funds. A service fee of $20.00 will be added to the weekly childcare fee.

Late Payment Fee: If payment in full for the childcare fee is not received on Friday, there is a late payment fee. 

Late Pick-up: A late fee will be applied if your child is picked up after the scheduled pick up time on the Parent Contract. You will be charged $10.00 for each 15 minutes that you are late.

If your child is not picked up by 6:00 p.m. and we have not received a phone call, we will begin calling parents at work and home and /or authorized pick up persons. If we are unable to contact any family member or pick up person after reasonable efforts have been made, Protective Services will be called.

Early Drop Off: A fee of $10.00 will be charged for dropping off your child early. Staffing is based on your contracted hours, dropping children off early may result in violation of State License rules for staffing  .Absolutely no children will be allowed to enter the building before 6:30 a.m.

Absences: If your child will not be attending on a scheduled contracted day, the absence must be called into the school-age program at 262-895-9003 between 6:00am and 6:45a.m. No show / No call to the after school program - $10.00 will be charged per occurrence. 


Child Guidance

Our main concern is for the safety of all the children. Our program will not tolerate any of the following behaviors directed towards a teacher, or fellow student. Your child will receive a yellow discipline slip immediately for the following actions:

A. Disrespectful towards teachers, students, or property

B. Swearing

C. Fighting/Violence

D. Causing Harm to Others (Physical or Mental)

E. Uncontrollable Behavior

F. Negative attitude that is detrimental to others

1 Yellow Slip = 1 week suspension from our program

Steps following a Yellow Slip:

1. Parent will be called immediately and must remove the child from the facility

2. Child will not be allowed to return for 1 week


Steps Following Suspension:

1. Child may return to program after 1 week

2. If the child receives 1 more Yellow Slip (for any reason) the child will be expelled permanently from the program


In accordance with “Wisconsin Rules for Licensing”, punishment that is humiliating or frightening to a child, hitting, spanking, shaking, verbal or sexual abuse, withholding or forcing food, or punishment for lapses in toilet training and other forms of physical punishment are prohibited. These punishments will never be used, even at the parent’s request. By law the legal duty of a childcare employee is to report known or suspected cases of child abuse or neglect.


Days of Operation, Holidays and Closings

Our program is available before and after school during the days school is in session. When the school is originally scheduled to be open, but is unexpectedly closed for the day, so is KAS. There is no credit for these days.

Our program will be closed on in-service and other “no school” days, including Christmas and Easter break. We do not require payment for prescheduled days off that are designated by the school prior to the start of the school year according to the school calendar

Our program will be closed on the following Holidays and our program charges tuition for following listed Holidays: 

Labor Day New Years Eve Day Thanksgiving Day New Years Day

Friday after Thanksgiving Good Friday

Christmas Eve Day Memorial Day

Christmas Day

If your child is normally scheduled to attend the program on a day that the above listed holidays occur, you will be charged regular tuition.


Early Release

The charge for this day is an additional charge. Pre-registration is required. If your child shows up for the Early Release day and was not pre-registered, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for this service or rejected if space and/or supplies are unavailable.


Fees

Before and/or after school care $4.00 per hour per contracted time.
                       Registration fee $40.00 one child
                                             $80.00 two or more children

Early Release Days: Must contact childcare center 262-895-9003


We will provide before and after school care to all children regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religious or political persuasion or handicaps, between the ages of 4 and 13 years.

 

Notice to all participants:

This program is not connected with or operated by the

Washington-Caldwell School District.

Please direct all calls to Little Bear Learning Center

262-895-9003

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