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UPDATE to 2018-2019 Child Care Registration!

Registration for the 2018-19 before-school and after-school child care programs began March 12 and was based on the new proposed start times set to begin August 2018. However, due to the possibility that these start times would probably change, we decided to suspend registration as of Friday, March 16, until a decision was made.

As of Monday, March 26, the decision was made on the start times for the 2018-19 school year and times have been adjusted. 

Grades K-5 -- 8:50 am to 3:15 pm

High School/Middle School -- 8:00 am to 2:25 pm

Those already registered for the 2018-19 school year have until April 8 to make their schedule changes via email (comserv@scarboroughmaine.org) based on the new school schedule. At that point, we will know how many spaces at each site are still available. 

New registrations for the 2018-19 school year will be accepted beginning Monday, April 9. These registrations will need to be completed in person and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis based on school site availability. 


Child Care Programs

The goal of our programs is to promote the physical, mental, social, and emotional development of each child by providing a high-quality child care program. Programs include a nutritious snack every day, outside play or indoor physical activity, crafts, special projects, and quiet times. We view the home, school, community, and child care settings as complementary and interrelated domains that affect children’s growth and development.
A list of all current child care and summer day camp programs is maintained in WebTrac, our online program registration service.  To learn more about current offerings or for a certain type of activity, click the link below.

Child Care for 2018-19 School Year -- Registration Re-Opening April 9

Registration for the 2018-19 before-school and after-school child care programs began March 12 and was based on the new proposed start times set to begin August 2018. However, due to the possibility that these start times would probably change, we decided to suspend registration as of Friday, March 16, until a decision was made.

As of Monday, March 26, the decision was made on the start times for the 2018-19 school year and times have been adjusted. Those already registered have until April 8 to make their schedule changes based on the new school schedule. At that point, we will know how many spaces at each site are still available. New registrations will need to be completed in person and is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis based on school site availability. 

Due to necessary paperwork, all registrations must be completed in person in the Community Services Office. We are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. NEW this year, we will no longer be processing EFT forms for payment plans. When you come to register, please be sure to bring the credit or debit card you would like your monthly or bi-monthly payments to be withdrawn from. All other paperwork will print out at registration and can be completed in person. There is a $100 non-refundable registration fee per child that is due at the time of registration. This fee may be paid by cash, check, or debit card.

K-5 School-Age Child Care

Our School-Age Child Care program is designed to provide children in kindergarten through fifth grade a safe and exciting place to be during their out-of-school hours. We are a non-profit recreational program, complying with all of the rules for the licensing of child care facilities established by the State of Maine.

Club Teen After-School Program

The Club Teen program is designed to provide middle school students a safe and inviting place to be during their out-of-school hours. Club Teen is located in the Middle School Cafeteria (and occasionally in the Applied Humanities Room or Narragansett Building), with time and space for homework, recreational activities, clubs, sports, as well as free time. NEW this year, we will be providing before-school care services as part of the Club Teen package.

Child Care Registration 2018-19

  • Registrations for 2018-19 for all children will be accepted starting Monday, March 12. Household balances must be up to date.
  • When you stop by the Community Services Office to register, we will update all of your household and family member information in our system and have you sign a few waivers. All paperwork will print out at the time of registration.
  • A non-refundable registration fee of $100 will be expected upon registration. 
  • NEW this year, we will no longer be processing EFT forms for payment plans. When you come to register, please be sure to bring the credit or debit card you would like your monthly or bi-monthly payments to be withdrawn from. Only one card is permitted per child (we cannot split one child's fees between two cards).
  • Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Unless you have been notified that you have been placed on a waiting list, you are guaranteed a spot in the Child Care or Club Teen program.
  • There is a three-day wait period (three business days) if registering anytime after the first day of school in September (as long as spots are available).
  • Waiting lists for spots will be started and maintained as necessary for each site. Participants will be notified if they have been placed on a waiting list within one week of registering for the program.


No Child Care Coverage on Full-Day Storm Days

We will be unable to provide child care coverage on full-day storm days. We will, however, continue to provide extended care for child care participants on school days that are delayed or released early due to storms.

No-School Days and School Vacations

We are open on all regularly scheduled school days for morning and afternoon care. Full-day care is available on scheduled no-school days and school vacations. These will be held in Wentworth School. Preregistration is required for those who wish to attend.

No-School Dates 2018-19
8/31, 10/5, 11/21*, 4/12, 5/24
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
*7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wentworth School
$65 per day**

** Early registration discounts available. As long as you register at least one month prior, you will pay $50 per day.

February and April Vacation Weeks

We are open Tuesday through Friday for both February and April school breaks. Care is provided from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm at Wentworth for Grades K-8 students. If your child already attends the before-school and/or after-school programs, there is no additional fee! Registration for these vacation weeks begins the first Monday in November.

February Vacation Week 
02/19 to 02/22/2019
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Wentworth School
$260 per week or $65 per day**
Schedule of activities available in 2019

April Vacation Week 
04/16 to 04/19/2019
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Wentworth School
$260 per week or $65 per day**
Schedule of activities available in 2019

** Early registration discounts available. As long as you register at least one month prior, you will pay $185 for the week or $50 per day.

Holidays

We do not provide child care on the following holidays:
  • Labor Day (09/03)
  • Columbus Day (10/08)
  • Thanksgiving (11/22)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (11/23)
  • Christmas (12/25)
  • New Year's Day (01/01)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (01/14)
  • President's Day (02/18)
  • Patriot's Day (04/15)
  • Memorial Day (05/27)

Wednesday Late Start Package

Looking for child care coverage on next year's Wednesday late start days? Beginning Monday, March 12, you may register with Community Services for the ten late start days – open to all children in Grades K to 8. Space is VERY LIMITED so please register early! Registration accepted in the Community Services Office or online.  If your child already attends our Community Services before-school child care program on Wednesdays, then they are automatically enrolled. 

Late Start Dates 2017-18
9/12, 10/17, 11/7, 12/12, 1/16, 2/13, 3/13, 4/24, 5/15, 6/5
Care available from 7:00 am until students are dismissed for school
$175 for 10-date package

Space is very limited at each school site and online registration will be available. We do not offer single-day registrations. Registrations after the program has started will not be prorated. 



Child Care 2017-18 Information



No Child Care Coverage on Full-Day Storm Days

We will be unable to provide child care coverage on full-day storm days. We will, however, continue to provide extended care for child care participants on school days that are delayed or released early due to storms.

No-School Days and School Vacations

We are open on all regularly scheduled school days for morning and afternoon care. Full-day care is available on scheduled no-school days and school vacations. These will be held in Wentworth School. Preregistration is required for those who wish to attend.

Remaining No-School Dates 2017-18
4/14, 5/25
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
*7:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wentworth School
$65 per day**

** Early registration discounts available. As long as you register at least one month prior, you will pay $50 per day.

April Vacation Week

We are open Tuesday through Friday for April school break. Care is provided from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm at Wentworth for Grades K-8 students. If your child already attends the before-school and/or after-school programs, there is no additional fee! 

April Vacation Week 
04/17 to 04/20/2018
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Wentworth School
$260 per week or $65 per day**
Please view the April Vacation Schedule for details.

** Early registration discounts available. As long as you register at least one month prior, you will pay $185 for the week or $50 per day.

Remaining Holidays

We do not provide child care on the following holidays:
  • Patriot's Day (04/16)
  • Memorial Day (05/28)


Scarborough Municipal Building
Upper Level, Room 325

259 U.S. Route 1 / P.O. Box 360
Scarborough, ME 04070-0360
Hours: M-F, 8 AM - 4 PM 
Passport Hrs: T-Th, 9 AM - 3 PM
Phone: (207) 730-4150
Fax: (207) 730-4165
Email: comserv
           @scarboroughmaine.org



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Child Care Staff

Audra Keenan
Intergenerational Programs Manager
Phone: (207) 730-4171
Email: akeenan
           @scarboroughmaine.org

Andrea Zglobicki
Program Coordinator
Phone: (207) 730-4172
Email: azglobicki
           @scarboroughmaine.org

Steve Kramer
Program Coordinator
Phone: (207) 730-4174
Email: skramer
           @scarboroughmaine.org



Child Care Locations


Blue Point Child Care
Phone: (207) 730-5340
Hours: Available Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Eight Corners Child Care
Phone: (207) 730-5235
Hours: Available Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Pleasant Hill Child Care
Phone: (207) 730-5260
Hours: Available Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Wentworth Child Care
Phone: (207) 730-4657
Hours: Available Mon - Fri
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
2:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Club Teen Child Care
Phone: (207) 730-4848
Hours: Available Mon - Fri
2:10 PM - 6:00 PM