We accept Cash, Checks,Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Debit Cards.
The center will be closed for the following holidays on the day the holiday is observed: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. We will close early on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Because tuition rates are determined by averaging, a full week’s tuition is charged every week.
Every child attending the center is required to have a contract designating days, times at the center, scheduled meals, and a minimum weekly charge.
At the time of enrollment, the $50 registration fee and first weeks’ tuition are required to reserve the child’s place in the classroom. These fees are nonrefundable.
Payments are due each Monday for that week of service. Payments can be made each week, every other week, or monthly on the first day your child attends as written on your child’s contract. All payments in advance are non-refundable. No credit or discount will be given. If your account is not paid in full on Monday, a $10.00 late fee may be added on Tuesday morning. If your account remains unpaid the following Monday, an additional $10.00 late fee may be charged. If full payment is not received by Friday of the second week, services may be suspended until your account is paid in full. Latchkey fees are due by the 10th of each month. Beginning on the 11th of each month, a $10.00 late fee may be added to your account each week the balance is left unpaid. If your account remains unpaid at the end of the month, services may be suspended until it is paid in full. In order for your child to participate in activities such as dance class, gymnastics, bowling, Apple Athletic, movies, etc. your account must be current.
For those receiving ICCP benefits, we require weekly payments towards your co-pay each Monday. Your account must be paid in full by the last day of each month. The $10.00 late fee policy described above will also apply to ICCP recipients. If ICCP accounts remain unpaid by the last day of the month, services may be suspended until it is paid in full.
If you are in the process of applying for ICCP benefits, you will be required to pay your full weekly/monthly charges until we receive confirmation of approval from the state.
Registration Fee and Supply Fee
There is a registration fee of $50.00 per family. If your child is disenrolled for any reason there will be a $15.00 re-registration fee when you return to the center.
There is a yearly supply fee of $20.00 per child. This applies to the Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes.
Tuition Express and Credit Card Payments
Through our Tuition Express program, you may sign up for automatic weekly/monthly payments for your tuition fees. We have the ability to withdraw funds from your checking/savings account or charge your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover credit card. We also can accept your debit or credit cards for payments at your convenience.
Withdrawal from Center
We require a two-week written notice prior to your child/children leaving the center. If we do not receive the two-week written notice, you may be charged 50% of the tuition for those weeks.
Payment for field trips must be made before your child will be allowed to go. Payments for activities such as dance, karate, swimming lessons, etc., must be paid for in advance. If payment is not received by the required date, your child will not attend the activity.
Penalties and Late Fees
A late pick-up fee of $10.00 per child will be charged for each 15-minute period the child(ren) is left in the center after 6:30 pm. If you want to withdraw your child from the center, we require a two-week written notice. If we do not receive a two-week written notice, you may be charged 50% of the tuition for those two weeks.
We charge a fee of $1.00 per page and $75.00 per hour to provide attendance records, infant production records, contracts, reports cards, and other forms or documents as requested or required by persons other than the custodial parent.
If you need a receipt for payment, please specify on the envelope provided for your payment.
We encourage you to make cash payments directly to management. All cash payments will be receipted.
Returned Check Fee
A $20.00 returned check fee will be charged on all checks returned unpaid from your bank.
Our calendar year is from September to September. Unused vacation/sick credits will not be carried forward to the next year. All vacation/sick credits will be earned on an accrual basis. The credits will be applied to your account at the requested time; however, if you disenroll your child before your vacation/sick credits have been earned, the tuition for unearned days may be added to your account. Each child is eligible for two weeks of his average contracted days per week. These credits can be used for either vacation or sick days. The total requested days cannot exceed the eligible number of days allowed per year. ICCP participants will be given their eligible vacation/sick days if they have notified the center and their caseworker during the month the days will be taken.
5 day a week contract 10 days credit per year
If your family encounters an unexpected or lengthy illness, we may extend an emergency sick credit after the two week credit has been exhausted. This will be decided on a case by case basis. Vacation credit does not apply to Latchkey or Summerfest.
A 10% credit will be given on your account for each family you refer to the center for the following 6 months. Please let us know which family you referred so we can give you the proper credit. The credit will be given after the referred family attends the center for at least 2 weeks. You can accumulate multiple referral credits and potentially earn FREE child care.