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CHILD CARE PROGRAMS PROVIDED BY OUR MEMBERS

(includes Standard, Affiliate, and Associate Members)

CHILDREN'S CIRCLE DAY CARE CENTER
Programs:
Children's Circle serves children 15 months through 6 years of age, offering a full day preschool program, as well as before and after kindergarten care. Children's Circle operates year-round, and children may attend two, three, four or five days a week. Our professional teachers help children learn to navigate their world by supporting healthy social and emotional development and an enthusiasm for learning. Children's Circle is a program of the Glencoe Park District. Non-residents are welcome to enroll. Registration procedure: Parents may call Naomi Garvett at (847) 835-3035 to plan a visit to the program. Registration is ongoing throughout the year, depending on availability. Registration fee: A $125 deposit is required at the time of registration. This fee is nonrefundable. For more information: Naomi Garvett, Early Childhood Program Manager, will be happy to answer any questions and arrange a tour of the facilities at the Glencoe Park District Community Center, 999 Green Bay Road , Glencoe. She can be reached at (847) 835-3035.

HARKNESS HOUSE FOR CHILDREN
Program: Full day programs for infants (beginning at 6 weeks), toddlers, preschoolers. Before- and after-kindergarten care. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Hours: Mon. through Fri., 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Harkness House for Children, 630 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka, 847-501-2549, or log on to: www.harknesshouse.org

KID'S DAY OUT
Program: Field trips designed for children in grades K-5 on days when the Winnetka Public Schools are not in session. Also, Winter Camp and Spring Camp during school vacations. Hours: 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (morning and afternoon extension also available, 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.; 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.) Fees: Vary.For more information,contact the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka, 847-446-0537.

NORTH SHORE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL'S AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
Program: After-school program includes indoor and outdoor activities for children in grades K-5. Hours: Until 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Cristy Herndon, North Shore Country Day, 310 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 847-446-0674.

SACRED HEART SCHOOL'S 3 O'CLOCK CLUB
Program: Program staffed by teachers and school personnel. Hours: 3:10 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Sacred Heart School, 1095 Gage Street, Winnetka, 847-446-0005. www.shwschool.org.

WINNETKA COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL'S EXTENDED DAY (“SPLENDID DAY ”)

Program:
Hours:
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WINNETKA PUBLIC SCHOOLS' BEFORE- & AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
Program: Before- and after-school care for children in grades K-4 at Crow Island (Greeley and Hubbard Woods students are welcome at Crow Island). Indoor and outdoor recreational play; breakfast; afternoon snack; homework time. Staffed by Winnetka Public Schools personnel. Drop-in care also available. Open all days the Winnetka Public Schools are in session, except half-days. Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.; 3:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Fees: $60 non-refundable family registration fee. Regular users can choose between one and five days per week for before-school only, after-school only or both before- and after-school care. Drop-in vouchers for five morning or afternoon sessions are also available. 10% discount for second child in family, 25% discount for three or more children for regularly scheduled attendees. 10% discount to HWS and Greeley families. For more information, contact the Before- and After-School Program voice mail, 847-604-1928.

 

OTHER CHILD CARE PROGRAMS IN THE AREA

GERTRUDE B. NIELSEN CHILD CARE AND LEARNING CENTER

Programs: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten and enrichment.   Contact information: Gertrude B. Nielsen Child Care and Learning Center, 3835 Willow Rd., Northbrook, IL.  847-564-3004.  Email: info@gbnchildcare.com.  Website: http://www.gbnchildcare.com/index.html

NEW TRIER CHILD CARE/BRIGHT HORIZONS

Program: Full day programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Hours: 6:45 am-6 pm. For more information, contact Juli Chandler, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield. 847-784-7528. newtrier@brighthorizons.com

TICK TOCK HOULY CHILD CARE
Programs:
Hourly child care, ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Occasional part-time care before and after school programs.Monday-Friday 7:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., once a month. Registration Procedure: Completion of our required paperwork. We accept registrations year-round. Registration Fee: $50 per family annual fee. Contact Information: Kathie Hamilton, Tick Tock Hourly Child Care, 197 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL 60093, 847-441-0123.

WILMETTE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Programs: Infant program, 6 weeks-18 months; Toddler Program, 1 1/2 years-3 years; Preschool Program, 3-5 years old. Registration procedure: Complete application, tour facility, registration fee. Registration fee: $50. For more information: Contact Amy Hirsh, at ahirsh@onehopeunited.org or 847-256-6600. 3013 Illinois Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091.