Dawn Wright -  DWright@lps.k12.co.us

Program Manager


Franklin Friends is a site-based child care program offered to our Ben Franklin community. We are licensed by the Colorado State Department of Human Services to accept children from grades K through 5, and operate under the supervision of the Program Manager and School Principal. Franklin Friends follows the school calendar and also offers a summer camp.

Before School: 6:30 a.m. – 8:20 a.m. $9.00 per session 

Children are given the opportunity to socialize, play board games, do crafts, and play group games in the gym.

After School: 3:13 p.m. -6:00 p.m. $11.00 per session

Options include – homework club, quiet reading, computer lab, a craft, etc. Time will also be given for recess or gym (depending on weather). An afternoon snack is also provided.

PLC (Late Start): 6:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m.

Early Dismissal 12:33 p.m.-6:00 p.m. $17.00 per session

Franklin Friends offers care at these extended times. Special activities and special guests are often a part of these days.

Non-student days: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. $36.00 per day

Franklin Friends offers a full day program on teacher in-service and conference days. A field trip is scheduled and the cost is included in the full day fee. An afternoon snack is also provided.

Summer camp: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. $36.00 per day.

Franklin Friends will be leaving the school premises daily on field trips. We will be visiting a variety of different places such as the zoo, museums, state parks, theaters, restaurants, recreation centers, etc. An afternoon snack is also provided.

For more information regarding registration, please contact Dawn at 303-347-4220 or stop by the cafeteria during program hours. 


*Click here for new enrollment form Registration Form  -ALL CHILDREN MUST HAVE A NEW ONE FILLED OUT EVERY AUGUST

All children MUST be registered with the program and all paperwork MUST be complete and turned in at least 24 hours in advance in order for children to attend Franklin Friends.


Monthly Calendars are due reserving your child's attendance to the program. Tuition is based upon child's calendar. Credit is given for missed days only when a week's written advanced notice is given. TUITION IS DUE FOR THE MONTH BY THE 5TH OF THAT MONTH. Payments can be made by check, cash or credit card. Credit cards will be ran once a month for the month on the 15th of that month.                    


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