Summer Kids Clubhouse Childcare Program
We offer full time summer childcare for students in Early Learning (age 4) through 5th Grade. We do not have a preschool childcare option at this time. Families enroll for a consistent 3 day per week or 5 day per week schedule. Childcare is available from 7:00 a.m- 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment will begin March 1, 2019 for students currently enrolled in tuition based programs. Ongoing enrollment for new students will begin mid-March, and throughout the Spring until all spots are filled. Programs are often waitlisted, and students will be enrolled in the order registered.
For the summer of 2019, we will be located at Steele Street Elementary School due to construction and rennovation at Harvey Education Center. We will be locted at Door 16, and utalizing the cafeteria, gym, library, computer lab, 5th grade classrooms, kindergarten classrooms and playground.
Our Lead Summer Program Director is Ms. Christy Evans. Staff consiststs of many Mason Public Schools employees who work during the school year in our Preschool/Pre-K classrooms, as special education aides in the elementary/middle/high school, food service or custodial workers and local college students home for the summer. All staff is trained according to the State of Michigan Childcare rules and regulations established by LARA.
The Summer Program is designed for fun and learning! Students take 1-2 field trips per week to places such as Impression 5, Mason Library, Daily Scoop, City Limits Bowling, Potter Park Zoo, Local parks, Farms, Movie Theater, MSU Gardens/Dairy, the Ingham Co. Fair, Edru Roller Skating and many, many more. We also bring in many special guests and visitors such as Preuss Pets, Karate/Yoga, Musical guests, and more. We have bike/scooter days, sprinklers & slip and slides day, bounce house events, and summer play. All field trips and experiences are included in program cost.
Activities include arts and crafts, science and hands-on expierments, structured games, recess, sports in the gym, computer time, and center-time rotations. We participate in community service projects and partner with local organizations as well.
The Summer Program includes breakfast and snacks through Mason Public Schools Food Services program. All food is prepared by program staff, and ordered though GFS. We accommodate allergies, and dietary needs within reason. If your child requires food accommodations, you may provide snack and/or work with staff to meet the needs of your student.
All K-5 and Early Learning Students are required to follow all Mason Public Schools Behavior Expectations and the district Code of Conduct. This includes maintaining safe and respectful behavior with all students and staff members. Students are at risk for dismissal from the Before and After School Childcare Program according to district guidelines if safety, or behavior prohibits maintaining a positive environment for all students.
We are a 4-Star Child Development Center registered with Great Start to Quality, and work to maintain high standards and expectations for our programs.
Call our Program Assistant Patty, in the office to inquire about summer options- 517-676-6528.