is an enrichment program, created by your Polk County School System and
local child-care providers. The program is dedicated to providing a
safe, accessible, affordable, developmentally sound child care program
for elementary school children. It was developed because parents
requested an after school child care activity club.
is KidCare located?
KidCare is an on-campus, school based program located at
your child's school.
will the children do at KidCare?
& crafts, music & drama, discovery, special interest, table
games, environmental studies, educational movies, tutoring, sports, and
so much more.
we benefit from the program?
Campus KidCare, is designed to care for your child safely, and to
give him or her that "little extra," educationally, socially,
culturally, emotionally and academically. In short, all the things you
would provide if you didn't need to work or go to school yourself. And
that's a tall order.
Here, in a nutshell, is what Campus
KidCare offers you and your child:
Safety - Staff, volunteers
and specialists work within a staff/child ratio of 1:17, and provide
your child with a safe, familiar environment.
- Your child
stays at school, enrolled in a safe, convenient, affordable program.
Each Campus KidCare site has its own telephone, so if you need us, you
can find us.
Affordability - We recognize
that child care is one of the biggest and most important expenses
parents face today. So Campus KidCare designers set out to offer a top
quality program that costs you less. We can do it because our overhead
is covered. The schools are built, the playgrounds are ready and much
of our planning time is included in our original jobs. And you, the
taxpayer gets the benefit, quality child care and affordability.
Food - We know kids
and we know they get hungry. So Campus KidCare provides a nutritious
snack each afternoon.
Fun! - Campus KidCare
is out to provide your child with fun, kid-things to do. We even have a
staff to provide homework help so when you and your child get home
there's more time for family.
Appropriate Activities - Wherever your child is in the scheme of the program,
you can be assured that our child care experts will provide the kind of
specialized activities that will help him or her get ahead. Whether
that means language skills practice, motor building activities or
social exercises, we'll be there to help. That's what we're trained
Program is open to a limited number of children.
Come join the fun!
For more information, call our KidCare office at 863-686-5116
between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm