Before and After School Program

CAFFERATA KIDS CARE

Director: Alicia Gemelli

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (239) 458-7391
Fax: (239) 772-0749

 

Click here to register (Registration CLOSED until end of July).

 

Hector A. Cafferata, Jr. Elementary

KIDS CARE

2024-2025




239-458-7391

388 Santa Barbara Blvd North

Cape Coral, FL 33993

 

FEE-BASED PROGRAM GOAL

The goal of the fee-based program is to provide a standardized fee based program that allows for accessibility to families at a reasonable cost.

 

The  fee based  program provides our students with supervision and organized activities.The program will begin on August 12th and will conclude on May 30th.

There will be no afternoon fee based program services offered on any Early Dismissal Day. Please make arrangements in advance for your after school childcare needs for the following seven dates: Aug. 26th, Oct. 28th, Dec. 20th, Feb. 24th, Apr. 28th, May 29th & May 30th.

 

PAYMENT AND FEES 

Registration Fee

Registration Fee: $25 one child/$40 per family (non-refundable)

 

Before School (6:25 am-7:25 am):

$20 flat rate per week per child

 

After School (2:15 pm - 6:00 pm):

$50.00 flat rate per week per child                            

 

  • Tuition will be prorated on days in which there is no school (ex: holidays, professional duty days, etc) or when we offer no afternoon services due to Early Dismissal Days.
  • Payments for services must always be made in advance of the week beginning services. This means that all tuition fees are due by the Friday prior to the participating week.
  •  Three (3) late payments will result in dismissal from the program. There will be no discounts for absences in programs using the flat rate structure. 
  • Children must be picked up by 6:00 pm each day. A late fee of $1.00 for each additional minute will be charged beginning at 6:01pm. Late fees are to be paid upon arrival and in cash/credit.  Three (3) late pick-ups will result in dismissal from the program.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday thru Friday on all open school days. 

Morning Hours: 6:25 am-7:25 am

Afternoon Hours: 2:10 pm-6:00 pm

Program Start Date: August 12, 2024 

Program End Date: May 30, 2025

 

 There will be no Afternoon fee based program on Early Dismissal Days, but we will offer morning services.

 

MEDICATION

The staff at Kids Care may not administer medication. 

A parent/guardian must inform the Program Director of any medical condition or need as well as any change in condition or need throughout the year. Medication must be dropped off or picked up during regular school hours. 

 

BEHAVIOR POLICY

The fee based program emphasizes a culture of collaboration, support, and mutual respect. Positive peer relationships and a cooperative learning environment for students and staff is important to us. Children and parents should be aware of our behavior policy:


FIRST OFFENSE: Verbal Warning 

SECOND OFFENSE: Time-out

THIRD OFFENSE: Referral written and parents/guardians will be contacted. 


NOTE: Three written referrals will result in a suspension or dismissal from the program for the remainder of the school year.


ELECTRONIC DEVICE POLICY

The electronic device policy is consistent with the school policy, therefore, cell phones, gaming devices, or other electronics are not to be used during a child’s time in the before or after-care program. All devices must stay in a child’s backpack. We request that toys, games, and any electronic devices be left at home as our school will not be held responsible for missing, damaged, or stolen property. 

 

ENROLLMENT

A digital application can be obtained using the QR code below. All Program participants must have a completed registration form along with the registration fee and first week’s payment before student(s) are allowed to attend the program.

Use your cell phone’s camera to SCAN the QR code. Do not take a picture! Paper registration is available upon request.


(The QR code works with just a scan using your cell phone’s camera.)

 

HOMEWORK

There will be a designated homework sessions. Students need to come prepared to complete homework assignments.  Please ensure they have pencils, papers, and homework materials.

 

If homework is completed early, your child should have an AR book to read at all times. Some students may not finish all their homework in the designated time. Please communicate with the staff if you would like your child to complete all their homework each day.

SNACK

Your child will be served a snack each day. There is no extra charge for this service. You may send in a small snack, if you prefer. No candy or sodas are permitted