You probably have lots of questions about our child care. Here is a list of frequently asked questions that may help you.
What are your hours of operation?
We are open Monday- Friday from 7am until 6pm.
What ages do you accept?
While we are licensed for ages 1 -12 years old, we currently are only accepting children aged 2-12 years.
DO you have a waiting list?
We do maintain a waiting list for many of our ages. However, we may have openings! If is always best to call us and ask if we have any openings. Things often change in child care and while we may be full one day, we could have openings unexpectedly as well. You can call us at 828.515.0661 to inquire on openings.
Do you provide any meals?
Yes! We provide breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. We also provide vegetarian options as well as options for lactose intolerant children.
What do I need to send with my child?
If your child is not potty trained, we will need 6-8 diapers daily and a pack of wipes. Every child will need to keep 2 full changes of season appropriate clothing. If your child has a special (small) blanket for nap, they may bring that as well. All toys and other items must stay home.
What is your tuition policy?
Tuition is due every Friday for the following week. We accept cash, checks or money orders. We have a strict NO PAY, NO STAY policy.
Do you accept vouchers/subsidy?
Yes! We accept vouchers or subsidy from any North Carolina county.
What is your health policy?
o Fevers over 100 degrees
o 2 or more diarrheas
o Uncontained Diarrhea (outside of diaper/pull-up/underwear)
o Pink eye/discharge from eye
o Unknown or oozing rashes that may be contagious
These symptoms of illness must be excluded from care for 24 hours from last instance of symptom without the aid of medication.
Children who have lice or are found with lice must be nit free before returning. Children will be checked for 2 weeks after returning to ensure they are nit free.
o Chicken pox must be scabbed over before returning
o Strep throat must be treated and remain out 24 hours AFTER treatment
o Lethargic/unable to participate: must stay out and monitored for additional symptoms.
Do you assess the children?
Yes! We use Ages and Stages to assess the children. We also use the Creative Curriculum continuum to assess quarterly. Each teacher creates individual goals for each child. These are reviewed weekly and updated monthly or as needed.
These assessments are also used to make referrals for occupation, speech, physical or behavior therapies.