Costs and Fees
& Frequently Asked Questions
much does it cost during the school year?
The cost is only $60.00 per week for AFTER-SCHOOL care. (This
fee includes snacks as well as arts and crafts supplies.) There is a
sibling discount, and yes, we do have financial aid through the Early
Learning Coalition as well as limited scholarships available for those
that qualify. Sliding scale for low income also available. If you want
before-school care, it is available at select locations and only an
additional $5.00 per week. If you want BEFORE-SCHOOL ONLY, it is
$30.00 per week.
($65.00 per week for mornings and afternoons where
mornings are available.)
much does it cost for summer care or full-day weeks?
The cost is only $85.00 per week for full-day weeks or summer care.
Open Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at select sites.
there a registration fee for the school year services?
Yes. There is a $25.00 non-refundable registration fee.
there a registration fee for summer care?
Yes. There is a $10.00 non-refundable registration fee.
I enroll my child?
Download the enrollment forms from this site or stop by the Campus
KidCare room at your child's school and ask for an enrollment packet.
Complete the forms, have the Medical Authorization Form notarized,
attach a check for $25.00 per child for the registration fee and drop
the completed and notarized forms back off at the KidCare room. *All
required forms and first week tuition is due in advance prior to your
child's first day of attendance.
can enroll in SSYFS Campus KidCare?
may enroll your child in Campus KidCare if:
1. He or she is
enrolled in any Polk County elementary school... and
2. Your child can
benefit from this kind of supervised activity program.
are the Hours and Holiday Schedule?
Afternoon hours are from the time school lets out until 6:00 p.m.
Campus KidCare has morning care at most schools. Where offered, the morning
times are from 6:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. or when school takes in each
morning. Call us for more information (863)686-5116. Most school
holidays at selected sites, KidCare is open for full-day care 6:30 a.m.
until 6:00 p.m.
Campus KidCare follows the public school schedule, see our calendar for dates of School Holidays and
days that KidCare will be closed or open for full-day care.
Payment is due the first day of
each week that SSYFS Campus KidCare is open. This fee is a weekly
charge and must be paid in advance each week your child is enrolled.
is an extra $5.00 late fee added to your payment for each day late if
payment is not paid on the first day of the week by 6:00pm
Hours Late Fee
There is a late fee of $1.00 per minute per child after 6:00pm if you
are late picking up your child. We have a phone number you can call in
case of emergency, but repeated tardiness in pick-up can result in
being asked to withdraw from the program. Failure to pick up your child
will result in notification of the proper authorities.
and Transportation Policy
You are responsible for transportation to and from Campus KidCare
sites on in service days and holidays. We will not allow your child
to walk or ride his/her bike home or leave the campus without an
authorized person over the age of 18 from your notarized pick-up list
The registration fee for Campus KidCare is $25.00 for the school
year. SSYFS Campus KidCare fees work on a sliding scale, based on the
financial situation and size of your family.
We want your
children to have school-age child care,
and we'll work with you. Just ask.
information for these special programs is available. Contact your
Campus KidCare provider for details on program costs.
Summer programs are available at select sites. See your site manager
for locations and prices.
Rules of Campus KidCare
must report to the designated Campus KidCare site immediately upon
school dismissal. It is the parents' responsibility to notify Campus
KidCare if your child will be absent from Campus KidCare for any
2. When you
need us, you can find us. Just call the Campus KidCare program phone,
send a written message with your child or leave a message with the
school office regarding your child.
3. We'll ask
you to sign permission slips for field trips off campus.
4. Sign In and Out Policy: It is the responsibility of
the parent or guardian bringing the child to the center or picking the
child up from the center to sign in and sign out on the sign in/sign
out form. Full signatures are required; no initials or nick names can
be accepted. Persons authorized to pick up my child other than the
above parent or guardians: (Only those persons with a white pickup card
and/or listed will be able to pick up your child.) (Children cannot be
released to persons under 16 years of age.) List as many possible names
and remember if you have more than one job you should list them all. If they have cell
phones, please list those numbers. If you or any of
your emergency people change jobs or phone numbers, we need to be
notified immediately of the change so that the child's file can be
is necessary to determine the need for the program during Winter
Holidays, Spring Break and other special occasions.
6. Liability: Campus
KidCare will not be liable for any child who leaves Campus KidCare to
attend any other activity program, either on or off campus, from the
time of check out to check back in. When any child leaves Campus
KidCare to attend any other function that child will not be the
responsibility of Campus KidCare until that child has been officially
checked back in with the site manager. KidCare is not liable until the
child is checked in.
7. Absences: Please
notify Campus KidCare in the event your child will be absent or other
pick up arrangements are made on the days when this change is in
effect. This will help us in accounting for the children upon
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