Registration Information for 2020/2021 Childcare Programs
The Buxton Recreation Department is proud to offer a variety of child care programs to fit your families needs this fall! Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, and engaging social environment for all children in our community during out-of-school times. Our Childcare Programs take place right at Buxton Center Elementary School, Monday-Thursday, and provide easy transition to and from the classrooms. Each program offers outdoor play whenever possible. Please read the Buxton Recreation Parent Handbook before registering for a program, as it will answer your questions about our COVID-19 Response Plan, lunches, medications, and pick-up/drop-off procedures. If you have questions, please call our office at 207-929-8381.
Before School Childcare
Hours: 7:00 AM—8:25 AM
Our Before School Program takes place at the Buxton Center Elementary School. Hours are 7:00 AM – 8:25 AM. Drop off is at the gym/cafeteria entrance to the school. Children may not be dropped off earlier that 7:00 AM. Gym games, small art projects, and board games will be a part of each morning. Children will be dismissed to their classroom at 8:25 AM.
After School Childcare
Hours: 2:45 PM—5:30 PM
The After Care Program starts at 2:45 PM. Children get dismissed from their classroom to the BCES Gym for attendance. Activities include free play, board games, and art activities. This program will be outdoors as much as possible. All children receive snack after attendance, but feel free to send along an extra one for them! After Care closes at 5:30 PM. Pick-up is either on the playground or at the gym/cafeteria entrance. Pick up for this program will not start until 3:30 PM due to the schools new dismissal procedures. Parents/Guardians will list authorized pick-ups at the time of registration.
Kid’s Club – Full Day Childcare
Hours: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Kid’s Club is a full day childcare program held at BCES. Attendees can be dropped off at the gym/cafeteria entrance between 7:00 AM and 8:20 AM. No drop off’s will be allowed after 8:20 AM without prior approval. Pick-up will run from 3:30 PM—5:30 PM. Pick up for this program will not start until 3:30 PM due to the schools new dismissal procedures. Parents/Guardians will list authorized pick-ups at the time of registration. Kid's Club will be able to utilize the School Nutrition Program while participating in Kid's Club.
This program will have a daily schedule that will allow time for students to complete independent learning assignments, as well as have time to play games, utilize the playground, and participate in art projects.
What should you send with your child?
Water bottle, weather appropriate clothing, snacks, lunch if needed, and materials necessary to complete independent learning assignments.
If you have questions regarding the Fall 2020 Childcare Programs, please call Buxton Recreation at 207-929-8381.